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Veep 16: An art consultant who's down to earth

December 1, 2010

© Sarah Sloboda

Photographer Sarah Sloboda captures our Veeps – (as in “Vice Presidents” or “VIPS”), featuring a Brooklyn parent – every week for us. If you would like to be featured as a Veep- email us!

Here’s a bit from Sarah about the shoot:

Alexa and Sylvie were enchanting!  We had an early morning shoot at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, and it was as if the stars aligned – the weather was perfect, Sylvie was all smiles, and the former ballerina Alexa managed to make chasing and carting a baby look graceful!  The light was magnificent, and we had a very inspired shoot.

Alexa & Sylvie

Neighborhood: Boerum Hill

Ages of Kids: Almost 1 – her birthday is on October 5!

2 Favorites Places in Brooklyn to hang out with your kids: Cobble Hill Park with a blanket, picnic and friends on a sunny day (though it was more relaxing before Sylvie started crawling and now walking), and Music for Aardvarks class at Gumbo.

Special interests / hobbies / passions (of yours): Art – I run a gallery, and I’m just starting my own consulting business to share my passion for art with friends who might be intimidated by the “hoity-toity art world”.  I also love to travel and can’t wait to get Sylvie her first stamps in her passport!  And our whole family is passionate about good food!  Sylvie’s current interest is waving and smiling at everyone she sees.

Anything you would like to say to your kids? Thank you for being such a happy, friendly baby, it makes my “job” taking care of you easy and fun.  And I am constantly amazed by the person you are becoming, and I can’t wait to explore the world with you!

© Sarah Sloboda

© Sarah Sloboda

© Sarah Sloboda

******Sarah Sloboda is offering VEEPS readers a special for the holidays, when booking with a friend in the month of December.  Please email rsvp@sarahsloboda.com for details!

Sarah Sloboda is an environmental portrait photographer – meaning, she shoots on location to authentically tell her subjects’ stories.  With New York as the backdrop, her portraits are unique and sublime; your friends will cherish a genuine glimpse into your life and family will be awed by seeing little ones cast in such a magical light.  To receive your options of Sarah Sloboda 2010 Photography Packages, and to learn how Sarah can help you craft your own one-of-a-kind portrait session, please click here , and request a brochure. Sarah’s work has garnered international acclaim, with 2nd prize in the wedding category of Prix de la Photographie, Paris, and has been published nationally in the U.S., in kids magazines like Wondertime, Brio, and Citibabes, and for major brands like Sephora and the CW network.  Her portfolio can be seen here and her blog here.