session experience

Thank you so much for your interest in working with Kristen Tortora Photography!

I am a boutique photographer who will focus on providing you with more of an experience than just a session.  As a mom of three children (who also has a husband who is less than fond of photo shoots), I know the stresses that have come with attempting to get acceptable photos.  My goal for you is to be relaxed, have fun, & enjoy your images for years to come with as little preoccupation & stress as possible.
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I want you to have images that represent how your family is now –

their connections, the little features & qualities that are unique to your children before they are one more day older…

Your experience will begin with a pre-consultation so that we can discuss your goals for your session.  I will learn a little about your family members – what makes them happy, not so happy and what they may cherish – to make sure that your images are authentic with connections captured between family members or even just with your little one & a lovie….

We can chat about ideas for your attire or what would work best for your little ones to wear while watching the ever- changing New England weather. We will spend 1-2 hours together in your session, usually starting with more posed photos while your family adjusts to being with me…until we can get more candid images that show off their personality a little more freely. I am prepared to work with personalities of all shapes and sizes & will take the time to allow your child – and you! – to feel comfortable and not mind having my camera hanging around with us


I am aware of how nerve-racking it can be to be on the other side of the lens, & my goal is to guide you & your family to feel at ease!

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After your shoot, we will set up a Reveal Session appointment for about two weeks later.  I will get to work to edit your images carefully to best showcase your family’s interactions & character.  At your Reveal, we will watch a slideshow of your images and work together to determine which collections of products and files will work best for you.  You may choose wall art or products that you can pour through in your hands, and we can look around your home to find perfect places for you to view your family heirlooms each day.


Your memories can be cherished instead of lonely in a desk drawer on a hard drive…!

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