Welcome to the SBP blog! I am a family photographer based in Canterbury, CT. My mission is to capture the beauty, love, and emotion of every family I shoot and to provide personalized, exceptional service and something tangible to display on your walls that artistically captures your authentic selves and where you are on your journey. On the blog, I provide examples of my recent work, tips and tricks for preparing for your shoot, and behind the scene glimpses of the process.

Add your Child into a beautiful piece of imaginative art! I will take an image provided by you (phone images are fine) and create a piece of art that’s tailored to your child’s interests! The photo must be in focus with even lighting, I can guide you through taking the image. You will receive a […]

Special Edits

Imagination Portraits

Mom was looking for modern session and wanted to incorporate some plants for her handsome boy’s first birthday photos. No plants were harmed in the making of these images, but he sure loved interacting with them!

First Year

Rory’s Milestone Session

It was a special occasion in the studio for this adorable girl and her one-derful cake smash. We used her birthday party decor as inspiration for the set design, and a pretty cake was provided by Triple C Cakes in Canterbury, CT.

First Year

ONEderful Cake Smash

There are many decisions to be made when planning a headshot. Just as your clothing, posing, and expressions can showcase your style and personality, so too can your background. The outdoor headshot is becoming my very favorite, especially this time of year in the Fall. They have a relaxed, casual feel (which is great if […]


The Outdoor Headshot

Clients ask what to wear for their portrait session all the time, so I have a few guidelines I’d like to share. If you are an overthinker like me, I want to help make the process as simple, stress-free, and fun as possible! Rather than outfit formulas, this is general advice for any photoshoot and […]

Brands, Families

What to Wear