Fall Family Portraits at Larz Anderson | Shooting Touch Gala Winners

One of the most important things about running my photography business is truly connecting and creating change in our community. That’s why when I find organizations like Shooting Touch, I can’t help but want to contribute. This year, I donated a session to Shooting Touch’s gala celebration and because of that, I had the chance to meet and work with this beautiful family! They won my session this year and we planned a fall family portrait session at Larz Anderson Park this summer. I can’t wait for you to see all of their beautiful portraits! I’m ecstatic this incredible organization brought us together.

Shooting Touch

Before we get into their photos, I want to share more about Shooting touch! From their website, “Founded in 2007, Shooting Touch utilizes an award-winning, beneficiary-driven sport-for-social-development model that invests in youth and women of color by providing increased access to physical activity and health education and interventions that encourage healthy habits and future personal development.” The organization has grown from a program here in Boston to a worldwide organization that has now served over 200,000 youth and women.

Fall Family Portraits at Larz Anderson

This sweet family was a joy to work with for their fall family portraits at one of my favorite parks, Larz Anderson! We met up at this Brookline park for their sunset session and truly couldn’t have asked for a better evening. The entire family is super energetic, sporty and active, so they made our session lots of fun. While we walked and worked, I got to learn more about them all. They’ve lived in many different states for Dad’s work with the NBA – and Seattle is really their “home”. But, they moved to Boston about 7 years ago and have loved it. I’m so happy to hear that! They live in Dover currently – with their chickens. I think that’s so fun.

We had a beautiful day for their portraits and I’m honestly just still in love with how they came out. I hope that we’ll stay in touch and I’m thrilled that Shooting Touch brought us together!

family of five holds hands walking through Larz Anderson Park during fall family photos
husband and wife hug together on lawn in Larz Anderson Park
mom sits with two daughters on stone wall in Larz Anderson Park with sun flare through trees
dad chases three kids in Larz Anderson Park
teenage girl in pink tank top leans against tree in Larz Anderson Park during family photos
boy in blue polo and jeans sits in tree at Larz Anderson Park
teenager in peach tank top sits in tree during family photos at Larz Anderson Park
parents hold hands waling with three kids in Larz Anderson Park
mom stands wit two teenage daughters in jeans and tank tops during fall family photos at Larz Anderson Park
parents sit with three children around them by magnolia tree in Larz Anderson Park
mom and dad kiss while two daughters and son hug them sitting in Larz Anderson Park
daughter hugs dad from behind during fall family photos at Larz Anderson Park
dad carries son during family photos in Larz Anderson Park at sunset
dad sits with daughter on hill in Larz Anderson Park during family photos
parents and three children lay on burnt orange blanket holding hands during fall family photos
family of five holds hands at sunset in Larz Anderson Park

about helena goessens photography

Helena Goessens is a maternity, newborn and family photographer based in Dedham, MA. She loves to work with families and little ones in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. She lives for creativity and she loves to captures genuine connection between family members and for her kid friendly photogrpahy style. Helena Goessens offers sessions in the comfort of clients homes, outdoors and on location for those special occasions.  If you are looking for a family portrait photographer for your next family session, be sure to browse through her family portfolio and inquire for availability. Contact her at  info@helenagoessens.com    or call her at    617-584-9891.  For more of her work, visit her website at  helenagoessens.com.

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Helena Goessens is a Dedham, MA. photographer specializing in baby, children and family photography. Serving Norfolk County, Newton, Needham, Dover, Wellesley, Canton, Boston and surrounding communities.

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