"A photograph that portrays the innocence and gentleness of childhood is priceless. Unfortunately, children do not stay small forever. Some of our most treasured possessions are photographs that become a permanent part of our memories. 

For a portrait to be successful, it must make an instant emotional connection with the viewer. To achieve this, the photographer needs to be able to notice in a child that special expression. A twinkle in the eye or a turn of the head, little details that say everything about the person, takes careful observation and patience. The ability to capture that for all time — that is the ultimate goal, and the biggest reward, in children's portraiture."

                                                                                                                                    - MaryAnn Talamo M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP

In this digital age, where instant gratification is the norm, we still view photographs as more than a simple snapshot. At Custom Digital Images, we take an artist's approach to children's portraiture; our goal is to create an heirloom piece that can stand the test of time, something to be cherished and passed down for generations, as was the custom in years past. As with the creation of all fine things, we take our time from the beginning of the process to the finished art piece, whether that is one of our hand painted portraits or a beautiful birth announcement.

Thank you for considering our studio for your children's portraits. Please take a look around our site, and feel free to contact with any questions you might have about our sessions.