2014 Holiday Mini Sessions! | Millbury, MA Photographer

They're here!!! My 2014 Holiday Mini Sessions!

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HOLIDAY MINI SESSIONS!!!!

Here's the info for this year's Indoor Holiday Mini Sessions:

All Props Included • 3 Dates • 20 Minute Session • 5 Digital Prints • 50 Holiday Cards • 2 Holiday Sets Price: $250 Dates: Sunday, Nov. 2 • Wednesday, Nov. 12 • Friday, Nov. 21

Email: shawna.shenette@gmail.com to book your session now before it's too late

The Beach Sessions | Millbury, Massachusetts Child and Family Photographer

Mixing things up a bit this summer, and I will be offering some BEACH SESSIONS!!! Oooh, I can't wait for these!  So many of my favorite things all rolled into one: the smell of the ocean, that gorgeous sunset and blue calming water, beautiful children and families, and photographs to capture it all! I can just see these printed as huge canvases on walls already! Why not add some summer sunshine to your holiday cards this year? Professional family beach photos are the perfect way to make your cards stand out from the rest...AND you will beat the holiday rush! How awesome would it be to not have to worry about your holiday greetings at the very last minute? If you're anything like me, you were running to the post office last year on Christmas Eve and frantically sticking stamps to envelopes just as they were shutting off the lights!

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Send me an email at shawna.shenette@gmail.com to book your session!

The Goal List: June 2014 | Millbury Massachusetts Premier Photographer

Millbury Massachusetts Best Child Photographer Worcester Felter's Mill Little Girl in Field Photos Central MA Oh my, where has this month gone? We're already 1/3 of the way through June! This is crazy. School is almost over, so we are going to lots of concerts, art shows, meetings, and outdoor activities to wind the year down. It's such a bittersweet year because Cecilia will be leaving her little elementary school and going into third grade at the bigger elementary school in town. It seems like just yesterday that she took the bus as a kindergartener and didn't get off at her stop. She didn't even answer me when I got on the bus looking for her so I didn't think she was on the bus. Talk about panic!!! Let's just say, the police were involved trying to find her, when she was safe and sound on the bus all along. What a little stinker!!!

I just know this summer is going to fly by. I have lots and lots of photo sessions already booked, several weddings to shoot, a few relaxing getaways mixed in, and some fun one-on-one and family time planned with that little cutie up above. Summers in Massachusetts seem so short because we try to cram so much into a few months when the weather is so sunny and gorgeous. Speaking of sun...I am absolutely in love with my late-day sessions lately! I can't get enough of that golden sunshine!

With so much going on, it's super important to have a goal list, a to-do list, and whatever else that will help keep you on track when time is limited and you need to be even more productive than usual.

BUSINESS GOALS | MAY

  • Create a blogging calendar for May and stick to it - Blog 15x this month! (two down, only 13 left to go!) <-- I blogged 8x in May
  • Update pricing sheets for client inquiries
  • Order new album samples
  • Book FINAL Wedding spot available for 2014 - this is in the works :)
  • Get my inbox down to 1500 new emails (gonna try and take this in baby steps this month)
  • Meet with my 2015 Senior Model Reps and get them ready for their LookBook Photo Shoot! <-- CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS!!!
  • Start planning blog/website overhaul

PERSONAL GOALS | MAY

  • Organize and backup all personal photos and videos
  • EXERCISE!! <-- hopefully, the weather will finally get nicer around here and I can get outside and do a little exercise -- hmm, I did start exercising more, but it was actually in June
  • Keep up with my diet - down 9lbs last month!!! Wooohooo!!! <-- kept up with my diet, but the scale didn't budge :(
  • Book all of C's camps for the summer month <-- um, yea, need to do this ASAP!

Getting all of my personal photos backed up was a big task to mark off the list. I also added in a new backup system for client photos...HUGE!

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 BUSINESS GOALS | JUNE

  • Blog 15x this month! <--this will be my #1 goal until it's achieved
  • Get my inbox down to 1500 new emails (gonna try and take this in baby steps this month)
  • Order new sample albums
  • Choose new website design and start working on it
  • Choose outfits for Senior Model Styled Shoot!!! SO MUCH FUN!!!!
  • Test out new Wedding Photography Workflow
  • CLEAN OFF DESK!!

PERSONAL GOALS | JUNE

  • Continue with my exercise and better eating. I've been walking for about an hour each night. The weather is perfect, and I love listening to podcasts!
  • Book all of C's camps for the summer month <-- um, yea, need to do this ASAP!
  • Buy some new clothes for summer <--- DESPERATELY NEED!

That's about it for this month. Enjoy your June!

Product Spotlight: Custom Image Boxes | Central Massachusetts Photographer

Wow, lots of blogging going on this week! Actually, it's really a good thing because there's so much I've wanted to share with all of you. I have sessions upon sessions to blog, but I also want to show you some of the amazing photo products that I offer. First up are my Custom Image Boxes. I love these! They are such a great alternative to albums because they're so versatile. You can leave it on a coffee table for guests to look through when they visit, and because it opens like a book, it would look perfect on your bookshelf, too!

Another great feature of my Custom Image Boxes is that the prints are loose, so you can frame some of your current favorites, but you can very easily switch them out from time to time.

Did I mention the personalized cover? You can choose your favorite photo from your session or even a collage of multiple photos. I have lots of different templates from which you can choose, so these work well for Newborns, Seniors, Families, Weddings, etc. They can hold up to 250 prints, too! See, totally versatile!

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Handsome Baby Boy P | Millbury, MA Newborn Photographer

This little guy was so tiny and cute; I could've snuggled him all day long. Baby P was just 11 days old when he came to visit me for his newborn photo session. He was the perfect newborn, too! Who am I kidding...they're all perfect! But, he was definitely up for anything. A couple squeaks here and there, and then a squawk for a feeding, but other than that, he barely made a peep. So cute! Millbury, Massachusetts Photographer Newborn Baby Boy Studio Photography Best Newborn Photographer Worcester Metrowest Grafton Auburn Sutton Oxford

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I love this last one! Haha!

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And I always try to give my newborn clients a collage of all those little features that seem to grow up so quickly!

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Easter Mini Sessions | Millbury, MA Photographer

Here's the info you've been waiting for!!! Easter Mini Sessions!

Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15.

20 Minute Photo Session plus 5 Digital Images with Print Rights so you can make lots of Easter gifts for friends and family!

A live bunny will be available for your child to snuggle, and I have two amazing (and gorgeous!!!) Easter sets planned, as well as some Easter props to make your photos even more beautiful!

To book your session, email me at shawna.shenette@gmail.com or call me at 508.685.0885. Full payment is due upon booking. Thank you!

Can't wait for these!!!

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Calm is Beautiful | Massachusetts Newborn Photographer

This little guy was probably one of the calmest newborns I've ever photographed, and his hair...oh, his hair is to die for!!! Look at it all! He was just 6 days new when he came into my Millbury, MA photography studio for his newborn photo session with me, and he was the perfect model. A squeak here and a cute little sigh every now and then, but other than that he pretty much let me do whatever I wanted. Oh, and his adorable big sis also joined in on some of the photo session fun! So cute! Massachusetts Newborn Baby Boy Portrait Best Photographer Millbury Auburn Worcester Metrowest Grafton Shrewsbury

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Thank you K Family for choosing me to be your newborn baby photographer! :)