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Veep 17: Special days off

December 14, 2010

This sweater is yummy! Red! Turtleneck! I want it! © 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:

Allison and I had a wonderful chat on our stroll through Brooklyn Heights.  It turns out, we have the same alma mater – GO BLUE!!  Allison shared with me the story of how she and her mom would have special days off, just the two of them, to relax and explore.  She had started the same tradition with her daughter Avery, and I was lucky enough to spend part of it with them for our shoot.

Names: Allison and Avery
Neighborhood: Brooklyn Heights
Ages of Kids: 10 months
2 Favorites Places in Brooklyn to hang out with your kids: Brooklyn Botanic Garden and anywhere that has a view of the Brooklyn Bridge
Special interests / hobbies / passions (of yours): Visiting the Carroll Gardens and Borough Hall farmers markets and cooking with the ingredients we find there; exploring Brooklyn on foot (and by stroller); trying new restaurants
Anything you would like to say to your kids? I love seeing the world through your eyes. Thank you for making me looking at things in new and different ways.

Same eyes- don't you think? © Sarah Sloboda

And they both smiled for the camera- that's pretty fabulous for a 15 month old. © 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

*****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.