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TEAM Tracy Rodriguez Photography is coming to Yogathon 2018!!

Yogathon 2013

As many of you know, I have been involved with an incredible nonprofit, Yoga Reaches Out, for the last six years. Each year I have committed to fundraising, to introducing the organization to more and more friends and family, to joining their committee, and, last year to forming my first ever team for New England Yogathon! This year, I am excited to say that I am again forming a team and I would love to have you on it!

Yogathon 2012

If you've been there you know, there is just something absolutely incredible about this day. The collective energy in the room of 1,000 giving, like-minded, beautiful people is palpable. I look forward to this day like a kid waiting for Christmas.

To give you a bit of background, each participant is asked to raise a minimum of $250 for Boston Children's Hospital. And through those donations along with sponsorships, I am so proud to say that this event has funded an incredible wellness center for the families and loved ones at Boston Children's Hospital, providing yoga, reiki, massage, and more.

Along with the personal goal that I set for myself each year of $1,000 in fundraising, I am adding to that the goal of gathering people to join Team Tracy Rodriguez Photography for a day of yoga with a purpose! So please mark your calendars for Sunday, April 29th, at Gillette Stadium (Foxboro, MA)!

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at tracy@thrgallery.com or call me at 203.984.0013.

And, you can view, download and print photographs from previous years here.

Yogathon 2016

 I'm looking forward to seeing you on the field!!

Winner Announced! Fourth Annual Love is in the Air Print Contest

Happy Valentine's Day and thank you to everyone who voted in my fourth annual Valentine's Day {Love is in the Air} Valentine's Day Print Contest!

Without further ado, I am very excited to announce this year's winners! Laura and Fred!

Boston Elopement Photographer

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Fourth Annual Valentine's Day {Love is in the Air} Print Contest

Head over to Tracy Rodriguez Photography on Facebook today to vote in my Valentine’s Day {Love is in the Air} Contest!

Here's a preview of what you'll see in the album! Details are below on how one of my 2017 couples can win an 8x10 print!

Pick your favorite {in love} photograph to win the couple an 8x10 print!

Note:

  • You may vote for more than one photograph.
  • Votes only count if the voter has liked Tracy Rodriguez Photography.
  • Couples, family and friends are encouraged to share their photos to gain more likes!
  • Voting ends Feb. 14, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. EST.
  • Winner will be selected and announced by Feb. 18, 2018.

Maternity Leave Update!

Hi friends! It's been a while so I thought I'd write a quick post to check in and let you all know how we've been doing.

My little baby Mateo is quickly approaching six months at the end of February and I can hardly believe it. We have been enjoying all of the newborn snuggling (although, I'm not allowed to call him that any more now that he's passed three months!) Having this time together has been truly amazing. Watching his development has been one of the most fascinating experiences of my life. And his little smiles and laughs and cuddles are so completely rewarding.

I have decided to extend my maternity break with him for the time being. Do continue to reach out as I have been keeping a list of those to reach back out to when I start shooting again. I will likely ease back in in the warmer weather. And of course, if you've already booked a wedding, have no fear, I will be there. I'm just not taking any more on for the time being. I promise to stay in touch here on my blog and on facebook and instagram when I have updates for you.

Lots of love,

Tracy

Tracy Rodriguez Photography Wins Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Awards Four Years In A Row!

Boston Wedding Photographer Award

Wow! Thank you to all of my amazing wedding clients for helping me win the 2018 WeddingWire Couples Choice Award!

As many of you know, I welcomed my son Mateo into the world in August and therefore my wedding season was pretty short last year. Needless to say, I was not expecting this award this year given the shorter season. So, wow, just wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review based on your intimate wedding / elopement or full day wedding. Your reviews continue to make such a difference for my business via things like this award! Thank you! And while this year will also be a bit slower as I navigate my new work-life balance, I am so excited to work with all of my 2018 clients!

Don't worry, if you haven't yet submitted a review for your wedding, now is a great time to do so! If you have a moment, please post one to Wedding Wire and help me to continue to grow organically.


About the Couples’ Choice Awards®

The WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards recognize the top 5% of local wedding professionals on WeddingWire that demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. Winners are selected solely based on reviews from more than a million newlyweds and are determined by a combination of excellence in four factors: overall rating, total number of reviews, review performance from 2017, and consistency of reviews from year to year.


Now is a great time to submit a review! Wedding couples, please post to Wedding Wire.

Yogis and all other clients, please post to Google Reviews.


Happy Anniversary, Elizabeth and Jason!

Here's to wishing Elizabeth and Jason a very happy first anniversary! I absolutely loved being a part of their beautiful wedding last September at at The Log Cabin in Holyoke, MA. If you missed it, you can check out Elizabeth and Jason's Log Cabin Wedding on the blog. Enjoy!

If you're interested in booking a wedding package or would like more information, please contact me today.

Welcome, Mateo!

Please welcome to the world my little peanut, Mateo Thomas Forbes! He was born on August 25, 2017, sharing my late grandfather's birthday. We couldn't be more thrilled to have him here, sleepless nights and all. And while I've retreated into my "baby bubble" for a while, I promise to be back, posting all kinds of cuteness in the near future.

Thank you all foryour patience as I return emails a bit slower than usual. For questions on my maternity leave and what that means for photo shoots, take a look at my Maternity Leave Blog Post.

With so much love,

Tracy

Maternity Leave - Be in Touch!

I am writing this post as I prep for my very last photo shoot before our baby boy is expected to arrive. It's hard to believe that it's already August and my maternity leave is just about to start!

I thought it would be helpful to share my game plan for those of you interested in shooting together. I've been asked more times than I'd like if I am going to be coming back to work and the answer is 100% yes! The only TBD is the exact timing. It will all depend on when our little guy decides to make his arrival and how my recovery and new family time goes. That said, I expect to come back to shooting in a limited capacity this fall and to return full time in the spring. Here's what this means for...

Yogis - Reach out! I know the fall is a really popular time for photographs. If you're interested in shooting outside this fall, please contact me and let me know. {If you fill out this yoga photo shoot prep form, that will definitely help get the process started.} I have a list of yogis and studios to reach out to as soon as I know my schedule for the fall and will be happy to add you to that list. I will be going based on a first-come (to email) first-serve basis so don't delay if you know you'd like to work together this year. And, if you know you're looking for an indoor only session, please indicate that as those shoots will be given priority for late November and December when we can no longer shoot outside comfortably.

Branding Clients - Same goes as for my yogis! If you're looking for an indoor session, I will be able to accommodate that this year in November or December and into 2017. If you're looking for an outdoor session, definitely still reach out. {You can fill out this branding photo shoot prep form to get the planning started.}

Families - I hope to be able to offer my Fall Family Mini Sessions this year in mid-November. {Perhaps November 11+12, 2017.} Please follow my Facebook page and check back here on my blog for updates. Families who have participated in previous years will be given a 24 hour advanced notice sign up advantage before they go to the masses. Note that these do usually sell out very quickly and I will do my best to accommodate everyone should it work for me to return to shooting in the fall.

Intimate and Full Day Weddings - Contact me as usual to set up a consultation. I anticipate being able to shoot intimate weddings starting again this fall and am booking full day weddings for 2018.

Communication - The best way to contact me is via email at tracy@thrgallery.com. Either directly or via my contact me form on my website. While not on maternity leave, I always respond within 24 hours. While on maternity, let's be honest, who knows... :) In all seriousness, I will do my best to balance my new family life with my amazing work life and return your emails in a timely fashion. Messages that come in via facebook messenger, facebook comment or instagram messenger are easily missed and therefore may not be responded to in a timely fashion so please do use email when possible.

Thank you all so much for all of the love and well wishes that have been coming in. They mean more to me and my family than you know. So here's all that love, right back atcha!

xo,
Tracy

Happy Anniversary, Julie and Patrick!

Here's to wishing Julie and Patrick a very happy first anniversary! I absolutely loved being a part of their intimate wedding last September at outside under the trellis at Christopher Columbus Park in Boston. If you missed it, you can check out Julie and Patrick's Intimate Boston Wedding on the blog. Enjoy!

If you're interested in booking a wedding package or would like more information, please contact me today.

Happy Wedding Day, Mary and Bradford!

I wanted to take a moment to wish Mary and Bradford a very happy wedding day!

I photographed this beautiful couple last year for their engagement session at the Scituate Lighthouse {amazing side note, Bradford's grandfather actually worked on the jetty at the Scituate Lighthouse when it was originally constructed!} and I was all set to photograph their big day in Naples, FL until I found out that I was pregnant and my due date was only one week after their wedding date! Yikes, that's a bit too close for travel! ;)

Knowing they'd be in great hands, I introduced Mary and Bradford to Shawon Davis Photography who gracefully stepped in to photograph their big day. I could not be more thankful to this couple and to Shawon for being so understanding and so lovely to work with. So, today, on their wedding day, I wanted to wish them so much love. Congratulations! I can't wait to hear all about it and see all of your beautiful photographs!

Mary and Bradford walking on the beach at the Situate Lighthouse

If you're interested in booking an engagement session or meeting for a photography consult to see if I would be a good fit as your wedding photographer, please contact me today.