Category Archives: portraits

Bronte | senior photos

Meet Bronte… The lacrosse extraordinaire. Bronte will forever be known as my most dedicated client. She came straight from the hospital to our session complete with hospital bracelet and concussion (I told you she was a lacrosse extraordinaire). Some chick smacked her in the head which not only scored her a hospital visit but a […]

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The rugged artsy type.

Monday: 10:30am: I show up at the :e:-loft with the ingredients to make breakfast and start our day off right. You know, a hearty warm breakfast so we could attack the day with strength and vigor. [see 12:30 pm] 11am: Sorted through Eric’s closet picking out his wardrobe. He was my life-sized barbie doll. “Here […]

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Abigail… revisited.

I headed out to Vegas to attend WPPI this week and it was a whirlwind of awesomeness… I got my love tank filled with all the amazing hugs I received, worked with the Marantz’s on video for Portrait House (filmed by the super-stud Ron Dawson), and even squeezed in a quick photoshoot with Abby (the […]

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That’s SERIOUS!

Last weekend, I was hired to shoot a local rap artist for his upcoming album and I mentally approached the project with the same “fashiony” style that I usually generate. But then I got to thinking… This is a rap artist, not a fashion model.TOTALLY different, right?So I decided to try something a little different […]

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A lil’ Anne, a lil’ Martha, and a lil’ boat.

My sweet friend Annemarie came out to Boston to play this weekend. And even though we spent the majority of her trip out on Martha’s Vineyard shooting a wedding, our adventures were glorious none the less. Accompanied by my friend Suzanne, the three of us ladies staged a hostel takeover of the island. [Well, sorta]. […]

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Justin and Mary | photographer-models-extraordinaire

I rail-roaded it on down to New Haven CT yesterday to prepare for a shoot with my dear darling friends Justin and Mary Marantz. We worked all day and the light didn’t wait for us so we really only had 30 minutes to shoot but it was awesome nonetheless. Words cant really express my adoration […]

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Isabella-Marie

Um, This little girl has officially captured my heart. we went for a walk on the beach today and here is part of our conversation… Isabella: I have a boyfriend.Shyla: OH, Reallllly?Isabella: yes.Shyla: well, what does he look like?Isabella: dark hair and blue eyesShyla: ooooh, sounds like my kinda guy. What is his name?Isabella: Eric. […]

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Ghosts and Gravestones

Imagine…* 100 lbs of dry ice* being locked inside an ancient 17th century graveyard until midnight* along with 11 actors dressed as if they were just raised from the dead it was quite the experience. My buddy Michael was contracted through trolley tours of Boston and he invited me along for the Ghosts and Gravestones […]

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Maine-ly Gwyneth

This weekend offered the MOST BEAUTIFUL weather so I hopped on up to New Hampshire for a little outdoor adventure. Long walks, lakes, sleeping in the grass, the woods, ice cream cones… essentially its been pure heaven. My heart sings in nature…squeals is probably more like it actually. I’ve contemplated forgoing the idea of buying […]

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Toire wa doko desu ka?

Back in January, I shot The Bachelors from Project Everlasting for their new promo materials and such. Soon after, I was contacted by a publisher in Japan who would be writing a book on their endeavors about the possibility of using my images. So I recieved an email yesterday that it is finally finished and […]

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Abigail | senior-model-photographer

I am easily excited, easily amused and easily pleased. I dont know why really,…Its just how I roll. But there are a some things in life that bring my heart immeasurable joy… joy to the point that I sometimes feel like my heart may explode. Shoots like this (and the previous post as well) are […]

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Natalie | senior shoot

Hanging out in Chicago this week has been incredible! In addition to the workshop, I’ve been hanging out with the most wonderful family, lots of guitar and piano, shooting gorgeous people, and even filming a promo video for a fun project that will be revealed soon. 😉 Tomorrow its time to head home and tackle […]

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Amanda | yodeling veterinarian

Meet my friend Amanda. During our little session today, I asked Amanda what she wanted to be when she grows up and without skipping a beat she replied… “A Singing Veterinarian!”I had to laugh at her matter-of-factness as if there was actually a degree to obtain in healing animals through song. My first thought was… […]

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Team Yu | photographers

Meet Tony and Anna Yu. Fellow Boston Photographers whom I met at my first New England PUG meeting. I was intrigued because Tony is the only Russian-speaking-TALL asian man I know! We have become fast friends, and since he used to be a car insurance agent, he has been helping me fight the insurance company […]

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Doug Levy | umpire

Today was GORGEOUS here in beantown… a bit frigid, but beautiful none the less.Now that I have started to settle in a little bit, its time to dust off that camera and get some REAL shooting in. These sessions are my favorite because I get to style AND shoot. When Doug and I planned this […]

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