Pixel Dreams Blog | Andre Toro Photography

The definition of 'enough' time is a very personal one. For some families enough might seem a week yet for others it is months in advance. Today I'll share the point of view of a professional photographer. We'll dig into all the benefits of not rushing it and the delight of having enough planning time, specially if you have little kids! In a nutshell, 4-6 weeks is a sweet spot (in therms of time needed for planning and styling) yet it might be super late to book photographers who book 6-8 months out (as reference, my beach sessions are almost sold out, and I'll release Fall photo session dates in February). Let's dig into this time topic.

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Happy New Year!!! We made it to 2021. Our minds are full of hope, our hearts love our kids more than ever, and our souls are craving connection and joy. May this year bring happiness and infinite gratitude towards the small things in life, that hug will mean more than everything. With the new year I set new goals that align to my heart and purpose... which is storytelling and capturing candid moments. Connection and raw candid love will be at the center of every business decision in 2021. Keep reading to find everything about Family Sessions :)

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Yay! 2021 is around the corner and I couldn't be more excited to create magic in the most breathtaking locations. In my home town Boston, every season has its charm and in 2021 I'm optimistic that we will be able to celebrate and embrace EVERY season. ATP will also be traveling this year (yay!), I'll keep this blog up to date with all available destinations. 

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One of the most known phrases (if you're a GOT fan) is WINTER IS COMING! Well, for family photographers our favorite phrase is FALL IS COMING. I even own a shirt that slogan! Fall is MAGICAL, BREATHTAKING & CRAZY BUSY for family photographers in Massachusetts. It's a photographer's dream. We get inspired by mother nature and family's love, we shoot nonstop for ~10 weeks. For me, Fall is THE best season for family photos, Mother Nature puts on a show and it provides epic surroundings for emotive storytelling. Today I'll share the Fall beauty you can expect in the Boston Area from mid-September to mid-December. Let's get started!

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We're in an era that moms crave to remember all the little details of their kids, technology is available 24×7, and we're always snapping photos of our kids with our phones.

What's missing from this interaction is that we — moms — are barely in the frame, let alone as a family of 4 (my case!). That's when a family photo session with a professional becomes something to crave for. Here are a few reasons why you should have it fulfilled.

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Congrats! your baby is about to turn 1 year old! Can you believe how fast time is flying by? I'm sure you can close your eyes and remember the day the baby arrived. All those feelings and excitement with welcoming a baby. You might have been too overwhelmed to schedule a Newborn photo session or you might be a milestone recording mom! Either way a cake smash is a gorgeous second chance to capture a unique milestone. Baby's 1st birthday happens once! 

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