Believe it or not, the Holidays are right around the corner.  This year, Christine DeSavino Photography is offering a very special, limited number of mini-sessions.  A perfect way to capture images of your loved ones for holiday cards and more…

Holiday-Mini-Sessions-2011

Limited spaces available….

For complete details and to reserve a mini-session, please contact me at:

chris@christinedesavino.com

917-697-1835

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I loved this session…even though this little 7 month old guy had some teeth coming in that were causing him some pain…which is why I love this first image.  Everything goes right for the mouth…even a foot!  We gave him a rest, a snack and a change of clothes and he was back in business! Battery Park City was our backdrop for this lovely NYC family’s session.  It was a hot summer night, but the sunset was beautiful as was the company…

Adorable boy eating his toes - NY Child Photographer

Boy on daddy

Beautiful blue-eyed boy with mother - NYC Family Photographer

 

 

Silhouette of father and son along Hudson River - NYC Family Photographer

Silhouette of family along Hudson River - NYC Family Photographer

 

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  • Molly - What a beautiful session! I love all of them!09/02/2011 – 1:31 pm

  • Lynne - A beautiful set of photographs! I especially like the first one and the one with the skyline background is gorgeous!09/02/2011 – 10:56 pm

  • Penny - He is such a cute little guy with pretty blue eyes. Great pictures. I love the last one.09/03/2011 – 8:04 am

What do you do when you have a beach session scheduled and it’s really windy out?  You start inside and gradually work your way to the beach…

I’ve often wondered what it would be like to have a sister, especially when I see girls as close as these two.   And their parents were warm and welcoming from start to finish –  you can just see it in these images.

Sisters on bed with star pillows - NJ Beach Photographer


Beautiful girl with bow - NJ Child Photographer

Beautiful girl hugging pillow - NJ Child Photographer

Sisters - NJ Children

 

Beautiful family - NJ Family Photographer

 

 

Beautiful girl with flowers - NJ Children

Beautiful girl with flowers - NJ Children

We eventually made it to the beach for some candids by the surf…wonderful summer memories for sure!

Dad with daughters - NJ Beach Photographer

On the beach - NJ Beach Photographer

Family swimming in ocean at LBI - NJ Beach Photographer


 

 

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  • Aidan Harges - Great job! Looks good!09/01/2011 – 2:24 pm

  • Molly - Gorgeous session, inside and out. But I particularly love the grass and flower back ground of the girls and the romance that the ocean lends to the others on the beach. One summer, beautiful family, forever captured……….09/01/2011 – 3:02 pm

  • Penny - What pretty little models and a beautiful family. They girls have beautiful smiles. All of the pictures are wonderful.09/02/2011 – 10:45 am

Well, with Hurricane Irene upon us, I thought we could use some sunny beach pictures to brighten things up…  These boys got so big since the last time I saw them for a newborn & big brother session.  Look at them now – all kinds of adorable.  And what a change in just eight months!

Beach sessions for children are some of my favorites.  Mom and Dad dressed them in great beachwear and brought colorful, wooden beach chairs which made for awesome props.  At the end of the session, we were joined by the whole family… for a beautiful finale!

 

Brothers sit on boardwalk - NJ Beach Photographer

Boy in hat on boardwalk - NJ Beach Photographer

Brothers on beach chairs - NJ Beach Photographer

Brothers on beach - NJ Beach Photographer

Mother and son - NJ Beach Photographer

Family on beach - NJ Beach Photographer

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  • april todd - seriously?!! Could these be any cuter!! I love them all, adorable!08/27/2011 – 10:04 pm

  • Aidan Harges - Oh thats cute mom good work08/27/2011 – 10:23 pm

  • Penny - Awe, the boys are so cute; love them in the beach chairs. Lovely family picture. Nice!08/28/2011 – 9:41 am

This little girl decided to arrive early.  So small and delicate, she was a dream to photograph.  She slept for the whole session and barely fussed one bit.  Just when we started the bowl shot, she started waking up – hungry!  So I had to work fast…but she stayed still just long enough…

 

Newborn girl with pink flower - NJ Newborn Photographer

Black and white image of newborn girl with flower headband - NJ Newborn Photographer

Black and white of newborn sleeping - NJ Newborn Photographer

Beautiful sleeping baby in purple wrap - NJ Newborn Photographer

Sleeping newborn - NJ Baby Photographer

Baby girl sleeping on faux fur - NJ Baby Photographer

Black and white image of newborn in wooden bowl - NJ Newborn Photographer

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  • mollie kendall - gorgeous shots!! what a great treasure to have :)08/10/2011 – 3:07 pm

  • Aidan Harges - Great Job08/10/2011 – 4:49 pm

  • Penny - She is such a cute little girl. She is truly a treasure. Great pictures.08/10/2011 – 5:19 pm

I truly enjoyed the afternoon that I spent with this beautiful girl and her family.  She was sweet and relaxed and just lovely to be around, as was all of her family.  We covered a lot of ground and managed to work with the very windy day we were given, but I actually love the results…her wind-blown hair looks amazing, doesn’t it?

Wishing you all the best for your upcoming senior year!  I know you’ll shine…

Beautiful girl in field - NJ Senior Photographer

Beautiful girl sitting in sand dunes - NJ Beach Photographer

Beautiful black and white of senior girl on beach - NJ Senior Photograher

Beautiful girl on gazebo smiling - NJ Senior Photographer

Senior girl on gazebo at beach - NJ Senior Photographer

Senior girl - NJ Senior Photographer

Class Ring - NJ Senior Photographer

 

 

 

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  • Penny - She is a lovely girl. Her wind-blown hair does look amazing, all of the pictures are amazing.08/04/2011 – 12:17 pm

  • Lynne - How lovely she is and these photos make for a beautiful beginning of her senior year.08/05/2011 – 12:29 am

This precious little baby girl was one of my first newborn shoots of the summer and let me tell ya, it was a hot one!!  As babies tend to sleep much better in the heat, I asked mom to turn off the AC so we could get her groggy for the session.  Well, she fell asleep and stayed in a deep slumber the whole time as I sweat bullets, but the results were well worth it.  She is beautiful, just like her mommy, and I love the image of the two of them;  we decided to get that pose at the last minute and sometimes those end up being some of the best ones!  Hope you enjoy the rest of your summer girls…

Newborn girl in wooden bowl - NJ Newborn PhotographerNewborn girlPrecious newborn girl in purple wrap - NJ Newborn PhotographerNewborn girl in hammock - NJ Newborn Photographer

Beautiful mom holds baby girl - NJ Newborn PhotographerNewborn girl with hand on mother

 

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  • Penny - Beautiful picture of her and mommy. She’s already holding onto mommy. She is a precious little girl.08/01/2011 – 10:52 am

  • Sanna - Penny’s right ….. precious is the word to describe this little one and all of the photos. The one where she is slumbering or “hanging out” in the hammock is especially delightful.08/01/2011 – 11:52 am

  • Molly - Your photos reflect the delicate beauty of this child. I love the first photo: a child in wood, on wood. And in the second photo, her tiny, pale fingers reflecting the soft lavender color of the cover. So beautiful.08/01/2011 – 8:08 pm

Anyone who knows me well, knows what a passion I have for music.  Before I had kids, I had the distinct pleasure of shooting my true love…live music.  Live music has always fed my soul and being able to shoot a wide array of concert photography in New York City in the late 90’s was an indescribable thrill.   When my kids came along, I thought the better of running off to concert halls after dinner, so that career fell to the wayside and was replaced by children’s portraiture ~ as much a thrill for me as music.  One of these days, I’ll dust off my slides and share some favorites…

Needless to say when the opportunity to shoot a cd cover for a band presented itself, I jumped!  High!  I am extremely pleased to present my first CD cover…

Meet Girsa ~ eight beautiful and talented young women who play traditional Irish music.  Fun, energetic and down to earth, they were a delight to work with.  From our first concept meeting to the final session, these women were filled with enthusiasm and humor…and I love that!  Not to mention, they didn’t mind trudging through thigh-high wheat fields with their instruments in tow. But the best part for me was the impromptu jam session in the field while I was setting up my shots.  Picture listening to the lively and joyful sounds of Irish music in a beautiful sun-kissed wheat field.  Spectacular!

Girsa performs internationally, with a variety of nationwide tour dates this summer.  And tonight they’ll be at Connolly’s on 45th in NYC!  Check em out and let them take you to “A Sweeter Place.”

Girsa ~ A Sweeter Place Album cover - NY/NJ Photographer

Girsa ~ A Sweeter Place Album back cover  - NY/NJ Band Photographer


Girsa ~ A Sweeter Place Album inside cover  - NY/NJ Band Photographer

Girsa ~ A Sweeter Place Album inside cover 2  - NY/NJ Band Photographer

 

 

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  • Penny - You did a great job with the CD cover, very good.06/11/2011 – 5:32 pm

  • Molly - What a “first”!! What a stunning job!! It makes you love the music even withput a sound.06/11/2011 – 7:44 pm

  • Christine Chardo - WOW! WOW! WOW!!!!! Absolutely stunning Christine! I am so proud of you and so happy FOR you! I’m going to buy the CD! Can’t wait to hear their music!06/11/2011 – 9:47 pm

  • Megan - AWESOME!!!! Congratulations! I’m going to check out their music now.06/11/2011 – 11:02 pm

  • kara elmore - I feel PROUD to know you on our forum!! You ROCk and I’m SO excited for this AMAZING album that YOU SHOT!!! WOOO HOO!!!!06/12/2011 – 12:56 am

  • Christine - Thanks everyone! I love hearing from you all! xoxo06/12/2011 – 10:02 am

  • Natalie Clayshulte - Amazing! Love the location and the posing with such a large group. Beautiful work!06/12/2011 – 10:25 am

  • Joy - What fabulous news! Great work & such an exciting thing! x06/29/2011 – 4:46 pm

  • Erin Carlyle - WOW! These are A.MA.ZING! Beautiful work!!!!07/12/2011 – 8:09 am

  • sarah beckman - Great shots, playful, colorful, almost surreal as you can feel the wind blowing the grasses and their hair. Keep up the fine work!08/05/2011 – 4:36 pm

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