New York Lifestyle

family photography

candid and connected portraits for playful families

New York Family Photographer since 2009

Families come to me for my playful, fun, and stress-free family photoshoots.

I know how to get kids’ attention, make them laugh, and be comfortable around me.

I do not stage, just gently pull you into the right light and place. I capture your family as is. I see you, your love, and your connection.

I catch those in-between moments of your family that pass so fast and we often forget.

I create unposed lifestyle family images for families in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the whole NYC area.


Being far from my family taught me how important are moments of childhood are and how quickly they pass.

That’s why I want to capture them for all my families that are drawn in by my lifestyle photography and documentary approach. I’ll photograph your family in your home or outdoors. We can also combine these two.

My family sessions are all about effortless, relaxed posing. Your gallery will be full of candid photographs and beautiful family portraits.

The family session lasts up to 1 hour and within a week after it, you will get a link to your gallery full of beautiful photographs.

I’m here to help you make the best decision about your photographs. Feel free to contact me with any questions.

I’m happy to hop on the phone or meet in person for a photography consultation.

If you are searching for an experienced lifestyle family photographer In Brooklyn, Manhattan, and the NYC area and feel drawn in by my work, reach out in the form below.

Pricing & Information

The session starts at $300 per hour. And the packages (session + all digital files) start at $850.


  • The photographer’s time, talent, and editing of your images*.
  • Private online gallery for viewing for 7 days.
  • In-person, phone, or online, post-shoot ordering consultation.

* Dorota’s sessions do not include digital image files, but you can upgrade to include individual digital image files or a collection of them once you view your image

Family Session Process

Say Hello

Drop me an email with your ideas for the photoshoot. I’m here to help you plan the best location and outfits. All you have to do to book your photo session is pay the fee to reserve your due date on my calendar.

Session Day

On the photoshoot day, I come to your home or we meet in the park. I engage kids and keep them and you at ease. We have fun while I photograph your beautiful family.


Within a few weeks of your session, you will be able to view your edited images from the comfort of your home in a beautiful online gallery. From there you can purchase your digital files and prints.

Get In Touch

If you’re looking for a newborn or family photographer and you connect with my work, I would love to hear from you!