Three Generations at the Beach: Rhode Island Family Photographer

I recently had the opportunity to photograph the absolutely wonderful Clark family (three generations of them!) at Sand Hill Cove beach in Narragansett, RI (yes, yes, I know it’s now called “Salty Brine Beach,” but I am a true South County native and it will forever be Sand Hill Cove to me). Little Ben is growing like the most adorable weed and donned his bucket hat so he and his Dad could rock the summer beach vibe together. I’m so glad Jeff’s parents could join us as well. Three generations – love it!

Rhode Island Family Beach Photography

Susan Sancomb Photography, RI family photographer

Susan Sancomb Photography, RI Family portraits

Susan Sancomb Photography, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Family Portrait Photography

The Clark Boys!

Susan Sancomb Photography, RI

susan sancomb photography, RI

Susan Sancomb Photography, RI

Susan Sancomb Photography

Susan Sancomb Photography

Susan Sancomb Photography, RI

Look who loves his toes in the water, toes in the sand…

Susan Sancomb Photography, RI

So happy to get to photograph additional members of the ever-growing Devaney/Clark Family as well in the near future!

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About Susan

My wedding and portrait photography business is located in the heart of South County, Rhode Island close to URI and the scenic, south coast beaches. I grew up here and feel so lucky to be able to work and create in such a beautiful location! My approach to photography is much like my approach to life: creative, relaxed, natural and fun. I would describe my style as a blend of candid & photojournalistic with traditional & artistic images. I love taking the time to create some beautiful, romantic portraits of my brides & grooms, but also the spontaneous moments throught the wedding day. 

I consider my website and blog a place where I can visually journal about the amazing people and places I get to photograph. Not only do I consider myself exceptionally lucky to be making a living taking photographs for people at important moments in their lives, but I also get to meet an amazing cross section of people I might not otherwise get to know. In the ten years I have been in business, I have had the chance to photograph couples riding high on the excitement of their recent engagement, on their wedding day, parents-to-be waiting to meet their new child, newborn babies, children marking milestone birthdays and families who want to remember a certain time in their lives by capturing it in a photographic portrait.  

In more recent years, I have had the opportunity to photograph the weddings of younger siblings and friends of previous wedding clients, and the maternity, newborn and family portraits of couples whose weddings I photographed in years past. It feels amazing to know my creative vision of these occasions is a part of their lives and their family history and I am grateful for each and every one of them. When I say I love what I do, it is from a genuine place. I can't imagine doing anything else and feeling as creativly satisfied and pleased to make my clients happy.  

I studied photography at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) for undergraduate school and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. 

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