I'm a photographer, grateful wife, believer, and celebration enthusiast who delights in making the most of every day.
“My card is full!” I looked over at Tommy and Kaelyn mid-pose during their New Hampshire spring family session, “That has never happened before!” I added, reaching into my bag for a new memory card. In all the sessions I’ve ever photographed, I’ve never filled a card by halfway through a session! The Montgomery family […]
I am so excited to share this Back Bay spring engagement session with you today! This was my second time photographing engagement portraits on Commonwealth Ave this year and let me tell you, springtime in Boston is magical. Add a sunny, 75-degree evening and it gets even better. Carol and Jon have called Boston home […]
I remember it like it was yesterday. It was a chillier-than-usual July Saturday. It had rained earlier that day, but I packed up my monogram tote anyway. I’d been checking the forecast all morning and it had finally promised late-afternoon sun. Along the way, I stopped at Target to pick up two essentials: a foldable […]
I am so excited to share today’s classic Crane Beach spring engagement session. Kayla and Brian are *the* epitome of a classic New England couple. He’s from the Cape, and she’s from a Connecticut town that could easily neighbor Stars Hollow. He proposed at Brant Point, an iconic Nantucket Lighthouse (Dillon and I celebrated our […]
It was a quiet February afternoon on the day of Hilary and Matt’s Public Garden winter engagement session. I had just parked and was walking through Copley when a few snowflakes landed on my lashes. We were meeting on the Beacon Hill side, at the very spot where they were engaged in November. They are […]
We bought our very first home! The past few months have honestly felt like a whirlwind and I’ve missed this little blog SO much. In honor of our official move-in tomorrow, I’m sharing a bit of our home buying journey. Choosing Financial Freedom We have faithfully followed Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps since our first month […]
I absolutely love holidays, traditions, and celebrating the best parts of each season. A couple of years ago, my team lovingly gave me the nickname “the walking holiday” because of my deeply rooted enthusiasm and eagerness for celebration. Christmas is the culmination of festivity. It’s a fun and joyful way to wrap up a year […]
October was as full as a month can be in the Shattuck household! I had 7 beautiful weddings, along with portrait sessions and meetings with the loveliest clients. Dillon completed another term of his graduate coursework and we moved! In the midst of such a full schedule, we still prioritized time for date night (and […]
Oh friends, today’s post is a really good one! This New England farmhouse family session was one of my favorite snippets of October. The prettiest foliage dotted the drive to their home and the sun was sparkling through the trees. As if that was not picturesque enough, the sky was the perfect blue. And the […]
While I just recently started to pour my heart into building Kyla Shattuck Photography, I’ve been laying the foundation for it for the past decade! Little by little, the dream of becoming a wedding photographer began to take root in my heart. And little by little, I began to take steps to make it happen. […]
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