Portrait Photographer

Karina+Paul | Keene, New Hampshire Wedding at Stonewall Farms | New England Wedding Photographer | Shelby Chari Photography

Getting Ready Location: Fairfield Inn & Suites
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Stonewall Farms
Cake: Eat More Cake
Photographer: Shelby Chari Photography
Second Photographer: Serena Burroughs

2018 | Year in Review | Shelby Chari Photography | Mon Chari Boudoir

2018 was a year for the books that’s for sure. I started the year off relocating not only my family but my business! After building Shelby Chari Photography from the ground up in the Northern Indiana area for nearly 8 years- We packed up and moved to Western Massachusetts. I was apprehensive, scared, nervous, excited, delighted…pretty much every emotion you can think of but it has ended up being the BEST adventure.

I traveled back and forth 6 times in 2018 for some of the most beautiful weddings and got to squeeze in so many amazing portrait sessions at the same time. I am literally SO thankful to my Indiana clients who have stuck with me throughout this process and who scheduled their lives around ME. Literally insane. I am so honored to keep capturing your love. Now to my Massachusetts clients- You guys! You welcomed me with open arms and I am SO thankful to those of you who took a chance on me.

Being in New England definitely has its perks- We’ve been able to travel all around taking in our new home. We visited New York City a couple of times and fell in LOVE with the city. I even got to travel out of the country this year to the Do More Photographers Boudoir Camp- Camp Do More where I met so many amazing boudoir photographers and friends. We have made SO many new friends along the way who have made this place feel like home.

In 2018 I photographed 52 BEAUTIFUL boudoir clients, 37 AMAZING families & portraits, and 15 UNFORGETTABLE wedding days.

To those of you who graced my camera in 2018, THANK YOU. There are simply no words for how grateful I am for all of you.

To those of you who will grace my camera in 2019, I CANT WAIT!!


Landon Newborn Session {Northern Indiana Portrait Photographer - Shelby Chari Photography }

Earlier this year I announced I would no longer be offering posed studio Newborn sessions. I won't be stopping newborns altogether but simply gearing more towards a lifestyle look and feel for my work rather than posed/prop photos. I scheduled a few last newborn sessions for early this year before I work on getting rid of my extra newborn props and turning my studio space into a bigger office. Sweet baby Landon is the very last baby boy I have had the pleasure to photograph in the posed newborn style. One thing I will miss most is the downtime waiting for babies to fall deeply to sleep so we can pose them, I love just gawking at beautiful new babies with new parents. I love seeing the joy in their eyes. I went to school with Landon's mom & dad so seeing them become new parents was really something special, I am so happy to have been able to capture their sweet new baby boy and all of his newness. Here are some of my favorites from his session. 

Tonya&Todd {Maternity}

I absolutely loved this session, Tonya & Todd were so much fun and I had a blast getting to know them. Their session took place at the same location they had their engagement photos taken, How sweet is that? Tonya is due at the end of August and I will get to meet sweet little Trevor here in the studio! Here are some of my favorite shots of this sweet sweet couple! <3