A Baptism Story

Anessa sits on her daddy’s lap in a full white dress, waiting to greet all the guests that have come to celebrate. To see (and purchase) all the photos from this event, please click HERE.
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She shares her spacious bedroom with her twin sister, Aliana.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

The two munchkins are held by their God parents, and waiting for the Christening to begin. I’m super excited whenever my photography clients merge. In this case, I also had the joy of photographing this couple’s wedding, which you can see HERE.
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Polina explains the intricate bonnet on her baby.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

Some amazing light from the huge living room window.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

Anessa would probably choose a different activity than the hair ornaments being put on her, if she could.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

Maria, who has 2 boys, gets a God daughter.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

Hanging out with the family dog.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

Dad holding his little girls. The weather was pretty hot and muggy, so we had to sneak out and back inside pretty fast before everyone melted.
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Held by the loving grandpa.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

A taste of the Church.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

Polina’s parents. I kind of love the magenta that the bench colors give off.
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Spacing out.
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The actual dunking into the water was held in a little room off to the side.
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Aliana was not a happy camper.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

Anessa seemed very chill throughout the whole process and curiously looked around herself.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

After the Baptism, the party was moved to a restaurant. We decided to do family photos outside with the constant brick wall as the background and natural diffused light that illuminated the faces. Plus we could get away from the crowd inside.
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Polina’s grandparents bask in some blue light.
RitaRosePhotography Christening in Belmont MA

To see (and purchase) all the photos from this event, please click HERE.

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