For a limited number of dates in October, we will be on location at the historic Moraine Farm as a fundraiser for Friends of the Olmsted Landscape at Moraine Farm. With your preregistration and a $100 donation to Essex County Greenbelt, you will receive a 30 minute portrait session in the fall foliage at Moraine Farm in Beverly, MA in one of the most quintessential New England locations on the North Shore of Boston.
We are the only photography studio granted permission to host an event of this kind at this historic site. By participating in our special fundraiser, your family will have exclusive access to this unique landscape, designed by none other than Frederick Law Olmsted. Olmsted is best known for his landscape design of New York’s Central Park and Boston’s Emerald Necklace as well as the Arnold Arboretum.
With the holidays coming soon, this is a great time to get a jump on your gift ideas. Why not get it done before the holiday rush?
What better time to get outdoors for a spectacular portrait of your loved ones than during peak foliage in the month of October in New England?
Simple and timeless clothing choices are best, such as solids and classic patterns. It is recommended to avoid busy patterns, logos and large designs on your clothing. The best color choices are the earth tones and deep autumn hues such as brown, grey, plum, maroon, navy and forest green. Textured knit sweaters and leather jackets are great, too.
Jeans or khakis are perfect for the waist down. We also recommend wearing dark-colored closed toe shoes or boots (not sneakers) for your portraits. Lighter-colored sneakers often stand out too much in the natural setting.
We want you to be comfortable! Choose fabrics that stretch or move easily whether you are standing or seated. Medium to darker tones contrast nicely to your skin tone in order to accentuate the faces in the portrait.
Probably one of the best sources of classic clothing that never goes out of style is from Ralph Lauren. They even have clothing lines for babies and children! For young children, I love the classic look of Janie & Jack.
Yes, of course. We do, however, caution you against bringing a younger puppy-age pet that does not easily follow your commands. Given that the portrait sessions are only 30 minutes long, we want to make the most of your time and focus on creating the best portraits possible. As long as your pet is a mature, well-trained dog on a leash, a pet can be a great addition to your family portrait.
We request that you secure your time with personal check in the amount of $100 made payable to ‘Essex County Greenbelt’. Your $100 donation will secure your time slot for a 30 minute portrait session in the fall foliage.
Each session is 30 minutes. In that time, we will capture a great variety of images, using the natural landscape as our backdrop. We ask that you be on time and arrive no earlier than 10-15 minutes in advance of your session, as we will have a full schedule with families for our special fundraiser event.
Approximately one week following your session, we invite you into the studio to review all of your images, assist you in making your selections and to place your order. We recommend that all of the decision makers are present at the time of the ordering appointment. We are happy to accommodate you in the early evening for these appointments.
It’s entirely up to you how much you decide to invest in from your session, choosing from our gift portraits, framed wall art pieces, gallery wraps or custom hardcover books & albums. We offer personal, gift & desk sized portraits which range from $65 to $195. Our signature hand-finished wall art pieces are priced from $350 and can be as large as life-sized.
Moraine Farm was originally designed in the 1880’s by the renown landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, best known for New York’s Central Park. The present day Moraine Farm landscape is a multi-use property hosting a number of non-profit, educational and private landowners sharing the original footprint of the historic Olmsted Landscape.
The Friends of the Olmsted Landscape at Moraine Farm (FOLMF) are dedicated to preserving and protecting the historic landscape at Moraine Farm.
Bobbie Bush Photography is a Massachusetts based photographer located north of Boston in historic Salem, MA, specializing in children and family portrait photography. Voted Best Children’s Photographer in Boston in 2014 by the Boston A-List.
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