Category Archive: Personal

A Few of My Favorite Things…

So it has been a question I get asked ALL OF THE TIME since being in art school and starting a photography business: “Hey Jena! My (wife/husband/kid/neighbor/mom/friend…) is interested in photography, and I’d love… Continue reading

That One Time My Three Year Old Taught Me a Life Lesson.

So this post comes as a little Mommy Moment reminder. If you have small children, you know that 3 is an age of wanting independence but still needing help…an age of incredible curiosity and… Continue reading

Monday Dance Off

“The trick is to ENJOY life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.” -Marjorie Pay Hinckley

My Birth Coach

When I tell you that I  could not have given birth to Meredith without Jeff, I mean every word. He did not let go of my hand for one second, and stayed calm… Continue reading

Life in the Alviti Household | CT Portrait Photographer

WOW – December 2nd?! How is it possible that I haven’t blogged since then? Oh right – we kind of had a brand new amazingly cute baby girl 🙂 That might explain it!… Continue reading

Looking at the WHY – Maternity Portraits | CT Family Photographer

I hear this all of the time from pregnant friends, co-workers, family members, etc when ever I ask them if they’re going to have maternity portraits done: “Ugh no way am I getting… Continue reading

Photoshop – My Thoughts on Editing | CT Maternity Photographer

So something has been bothering me lately – one of my brides who shall remain nameless, told me that when she saw some distant cousins recently they made the snarky comment to her… Continue reading

Upcoming Events | CT Portrait Photographer

Ahhhh – the house is surprisingly quiet as I sit here sipping my (decaf but delicious) coffee, and tackle my e-mails, editing, and to-do lists. I wanted to take a minute to go… Continue reading

Things I Love! Pregnancy Addition :)

So every one I know has those few things in life that make their day to day world just a little happier. Maybe a little bit easier, a little bit prettier, or just… Continue reading


“Little boy, when you speak I can’t help but kiss your cheeks I love the way you grab my hands And tell me all about your plans. Rocket high, comets fly You and… Continue reading