Brooklyn Area Photographer lifestyle family newborn

Hi friend! I am so glad you are here!

Thank you for stopping by. I’m Charis – a wife, a momma and a Brooklyn based natural light lifestyle photographer, serving the NYC area. I specialize in capturing authentic moments for families through family, newborn, motherhood and birth photography.

I considered myself a photographic artist. I blend a lifestyle and photojournalistic approach for my sessions. Documenting the unique seasons of life – however beautiful, messy and ordinary it is, that’s what is important to me. I want to make the ordinary beautiful, the present timeless. I love creating imagery that embraces the little details, the in-between, the chaos, the perfectly imperfect. To me photography is the perfect medium for capturing the family story – the memories, the emotions, the connections – for generations to come. Family plays an incredible role in the threads that weave our lives. This is your celebration your story and creating a record for the future. A record of love, belonging and memory.

I believe each new life is a gift from God and to be celebrated!

I believe there is magic in the ordinary moments of our days and that is what I aim to capture for each session!

I am married to Kenneth who besides being my biggest cheerleader, is also my in-house web designer and barista. Yes, I’m spoiled. I’m mama to two little miracle girls. They are feisty, opinionated and fill our lives with so much joy & laughter (and, in the spirit of honesty, exhaustion). The grace and love of Jesus in my life profoundly influences my life. I find delight in being a follower of Jesus.  As a family we love having both new and old friends around our table and adventuring around this city to new places and familiar favorites.

a few of my favorite things 

babywearing, early morning runs, a stack of books, smiles, fresh roasted organic coffee, family bike adventures, soft blankets, fresh flowers, learning more about non-toxic, organic, natural and sustainable living

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