Hi, i’m shannon!
I’m a small-town Connecticut photographer, designer, and writer, joyfully serving families and small businesses all over southern New England.
My work has evolved and changed over the years, but my driving purpose remains the same - to run a creative business, live a happy life enjoying my family, inspire others to do more of what they love, and create something that is meaningful and lasting.
My style is to photograph honest moments full of personality and emotion. My clients want more than just a pretty picture. They know that a photograph is not just a photograph. It’s a glimpse into our lives, how we love each other, and how we stay connected through generations.
Family Life Photographer
We're right in the midst of "the good old days". This family time while our kids are young is a gift that comes and goes in the blink of an eye, and I would be honored to present you with beautiful memories of time spent with your most favorite people.
My relaxed, candid style of family photography allows kids to be kids, to photograph your evolving relationships, and for you to enjoy your time together as a family. I photograph all types of families in all stages of life - from maternity to newborn, babies, kids, tweens and senior photos and generations - I love watching your family grow over the years through my lens.
Small Business + Personal Brand Photographer
Breathe life and genuine personality into your online presence with a collection of cohesive, branded photographs. We capture images that tell the story of who you are, the work you are passionate about, and why it is so important to you.
I work with small business owners, entrepreneurs, artists and personal brands throughout New England to create fresh visual content for their websites and social media. This turn fans into paying customers by growing deeper, more meaningful connections with clients who know, like and trust you and your business.
Branding Design Services
Whether you are just starting out, or looking for a brand refresh, I offer a variety of services to guide your creative vision and help you establish a strong visual presence for your business. Visual content design services give you access to:
- on-the-go photo editing
- visual branding boards
- custom social media graphics
- packaging design
- website graphics and more!
Photography Basics Course - coming soon!
10 Things To Know About Me
I wear my heart on my sleeve. I probably overshare a lot. It’s just who I am.
I rewatch my favorite shows almost yearly. I prefer my favorites to watching new stuff. My regular rotation includes Parks and Rec, The Office, Grey’s, The Mindy Project, Parenthood and 30 Rock. I need belly laughs and sobbing.
I drink a lot of coffee. Probably too much. Yes, definitely too much.
I swear a lot, which I chalk up to being a passionate person. Something like that! I try to keep it out of my blog, but ugh, this mouth.
I’m a Broadway musical nerrrrd and I love annoying my family with busting out in showtunes.
I don’t read a lot, and always feels bad about it. I start so many books. The only time I really read a lot, start to finish, is on vacation.
I need to take a vacation.
I’m a night owl. Everyone told me that would change once I had kids and had to get up early every morning. It didn’t. Mornings are hard. (and probably why I drink too much coffee)
I’m a music fiend. I listen to almost anything and everything. My parents raised me on The Beatles, Bob Marley, James Brown, Led Zeppelin and all the rock of the 60s and 70s you could imagine. I’m a child of the late 80s, all the 90s and early 00s, which is just so. much. great. music. And I’ve developed a love for bluegrass and folk and ugh, I just really love music. It’s everything.
One of my personal goals is to grow old into one of those cool, eccentric crazy ladies. I relate to Moana’s grandmother something fierce.
Now I want to hear from you!
The best way to connect if you’re interested in working together is to simply fill out the form below, and I’ll be in touch soon!
Shannon Sorensen is a Connecticut-based photographer, designer and writer, joyfully serving New England families, small businesses + personal brands since 2010.
Newington, Connecticut Duxbury, Massachusetts