I’ve been photographing this beautiful family since their oldest was born, over 10 years ago. Our annual shoot is always one I truly look forward to. We played in their backyard and even took a spin around the driveway. Seeing how the kids have changed over the years is one of the things I love most about being a family photographer. It’s hard to believe I’ve been doing this for over 10 years!
Bentley Waters is New York-based photographer specializing in maternity, newborn and baby portraits as well as children and family photography. Working with a select group of discerning clients, she shoots throughout New York City, Brooklyn, Westchester County, Connecticut, New Jersey and the Hamptons, capturing families in a variety of settings from city sights to countryside to the beach. Using only natural light, Bentley’s distinctive, sincere imagery stands out from the ordinary. Ten years of experience has allowed her to perfect her truly unique, candid portraiture, making her one of the most sought-after family photographers in the area.
School is back in session and already it’s time to pull out sweaters, plan Halloween costumes, and think about our holiday cards. Yes, really! October is the perfect month to take your family photos, while the air is crisp and heavy jackets aren’t yet a necessity. So, come and meet me amidst New York’s colorful fall foliage for a mini photo shoot, and let’s capture the energy and excitement that only this time of year can bring.
Date: October 15th, rain date October 23rd
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: Conservatory Garden, meeting me at the entrance on 105th and 5th
Includes: 1/2 hour portrait session, 20 images viewed in an online gallery, 1 high resolution file
Fall is right around the corner, so let’s get ready with a few of my favorite images from last fall. We’ll be cozying up by fires and pulling out our sweaters before we know it! Call me to book your family portrait session in New York before the leaves and bare and we’re bundled up in heavy coats.
What a way to kick off my first session in Nantucket. These beautiful siblings piled out of the car and my heart skipped a beat. Everything from their outfits to the location was just perfect!
There is only one more month left of summer so let’s make sure to enjoy every last minute. Whether you’re spending time on a beach, lake, or in your backyard make sure to savor the final days of this special season with your loved ones, and book a shoot with me to document these special memories! I’m now booking family portrait sessions in Westchester, NYC, The Hamptons, New Jersey, Westport, Greenwich, and Nantucket (August 29-September 3rd). You name your favorite summer spot and I’m there!
A few images from a favorite shoot in the Hamptons last summer.
I am dreaming of red trousers, climbing roses and cedar shingled cottages because this summer we have decided to mix things up a bit and travel to Nantucket. Come and show me your family’s favorite spots in this picturesque summer getaway. I am currently booking Nantucket family portrait sessions, all details below.
Dates: August 29th – September 3rd
Time: To take advantage of the best light, I hold one shoot in the early morning (at your home) and one in the late afternoon/evening (home and/or beach). Please specify which time you prefer when booking.
Place: You name it, any location can be accommodated! The beach, your home, the lighthouse, on a boat, or at a marina.
Includes: 75-100 images presented in a set of 4×6 proofs, a password protected online gallery, plus 10 high resolution images.
A few of my images from a favorite beach shoot last summer.
School is almost out (next week!) and then it will officially be summer! This recent shoot is the perfect way to kick off this fun-filled season. Such a great family, in a new setting (for me) – Long Island City. I loved this park and can’t wait to go back!
I think I can safely say spring has arrived, and that means it’s time to think photos! Meet me on May 6th for my spring mini shoots in New York City. Come spend some time with me in the warm sunshine that always feels so good after a long winter, and show off your best smiles amid the colorful flowers of Central Park.
Join me to capture you and your family with the spring foliage we all know and love in Central Park. We’ll create the perfect solution for Mother’s/Father’s Day presents, no jacket (or scarf or mittens!) required.
Date: Friday, May 6th with a rain date of May 13th
10am – 12pm, 2pm – 6pm: Conservatory Gardens, meeting at the entrance gate on 105th and 5th
A mini shoot Includes a half-hour photo shoot, approximately 20 images presented in an online gallery, and 5 digital files.
This little man was all smiles! What a sweet boy. We enjoyed quite a few giggles at this mini shoot. I hope to see him again soon.
What a pair these two were! I was lucky enough to document a small window of their tight little bond. I couldn’t get enough of their love for each other, and their energy was infectious.