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Boston Photo Tour Gift

Best Boston Experience Gift This Holiday Season: a PhotoWalks tour! Purchase a PhotoWalks Gift Card and give a gift that lasts a lifetime. PhotoWalks provides fun, creative photo tips and fascinating historical commentary on a history and photography walking tour unlike any other in the city. Recipients learn about Boston’s history, how to take amazing…

Boston Holiday Lights Night Tour

Bring your camera, tripod and enthusiasm for learning night photography skills on the NEW PhotoWalks Boston Holiday Lights Night Tour. Dates: Sun. Dec. 20 and Sat. Dec. 26 Learn how to apply long exposure techniques that result in creative, vibrant images of the dazzling holiday lights illuminating the city. Find out where the most scenic photo ops…

Boston Photography T-Shirts and Sweatshirts

I’m excited to announce that I’ve launched a new business venture! I’ve created exclusive logo designs for t-shirts and sweatshirts. I started off with a Boston photography logo(of course). But then, I kept coming up with lots of other ideas. Below are just a few logo samples. Purchase photography T-Shirts and Sweatshirts on my website. …

The most Charming Flower Shop in Beacon Hill

One of the things I love most about Rouvalis Flowers in Beacon Hill is how much it reminds me of a European flower shop. Tucked on one of the most scenic corners of the neighborhood, it’s always a nice surprise to see its ever-changing colorful flowers and plants displayed outside its charming storefront. Step inside…

Travel Back in Time on the Freedom Trail

If you ask longtime MA residents about Boston’s Freedom Trail, most likely they’ll recall memories of a school field trip. Many people think the city’s famous red-lined path starting from the Boston Common and winding its way to Charlestown has been around “forever”. Well, not exactly….

Who was Phillis Wheatley?

The Phillis Wheatley statue is my favorite in Boston. I am in awe of her graceful pose and pensive expression. ⠀ ⠀ Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American female published poet. She wrote her first poem when she was 13 years old. At 14, her work appeared in newspapers and periodicals in the U.S. and…

Beacon Hill’s Storied Past

Boston’s Beacon Hill is an upscale 19th-century neighborhood lined with picturesque streets, brick sidewalks, antique gas lamps lit 24 hours a day, lovely doors and unique door knockers, hidden houses, beautiful flowers spilling out of window boxes and boot scrapers on the doorsteps. It’s a National Historic District that is approximately one square mile with a population of…

The Most Photographed Street in Boston

Acorn Street is Boston’s most photographed street. This famous cobblestoned street in the Beacon Hill neighborhood was laid out in the 1820s. Originally called Kitchen Street because the small row houses were once occupied by the cooks and coachmen who lived close to their employers. Some homes were even used as horse stables at one…

America’s First Public Garden is in Boston

The pandemic may have disrupted our everyday lives, but it didn’t stop the tulips from blooming in the Boston Public Garden or the trees from blossoming around the city during this crazy spring of 2020. The Boston Public Garden traces its origins to marshland that Bostonians avoided in the 19th century. In 1837, a visionary…