Beacon Hill Family Portraits | Boston Family Photographer

Being a Boston family photographer means that sometimes I have to be creative with my families. We live in a beautiful and, often, very busy city. That’s a great thing: we always have such incredible locations to work with. But, occasionally, the busy city life means pivoting for portrait session locations, like this sweet family had to! We originally planned to photograph their fall family portraits at Boston Public Garden – we had a sunny and warm Saturday afternoon, too! But, because of the gorgeous weather, the park was packed. Thankfully, these four were willing to pivot with me and we walked over to Beacon Hill for their family portraits instead. Their fall Beacon Hill family portraits turned out absolutely gorgeous, so I think it all worked out in the end!

Beacon Hill Family Portraits in the Fall

Beacon Hill was full of so many beautiful fall colors – from the orange and yellow tree leaves to the pumpkins outside shops. We found lots of gorgeous storefronts to photograph this beautiful family in front of. Sessions always start a bit slow and can be awkward, especially if you’re not used to being photographed. That’s why I always come prepared with lots of silly jokes and prompts to help everyone in your family feel relaxed and at ease. After we start laughing together, the session always becomes a lot more fun.

These young parents are enjoying this fall season with their gorgeous little baby and their sweet dog. I loved being able to document such a special season for them! Not to mention, their little one and the pup were both amazing the entire session – which is awesome. I loved seeing them enjoy themselves on this beautiful fall day!! I hope as you scroll through this session that you’re remind of a few things: how beautiful Boston is in the fall and that sometimes pivoting (for a session or something bigger!) can be the right move in the end. Happy fall!

parents snuggle with baby boy in red and black plaid at Beacon Hill
fall family portraits along Beacon Hill in Boston MA for family with toddler and white dog with MA family photographer Helena Goessens Photography

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    or call her at    617-584-9891.  For more of her work, visit her website at

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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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