Author Archives: Renée DeKona

About Renée DeKona

I have worked as a photojournalist at both the Boston Herald and The Cape Cod Times. I am currently working as a Free-lance photographer shooting website projects, portraits, weddings, and historic projects.

Remember Last Wedding Season?

Ahhh….as I sit here looking out at snow it’s pleasant to contemplate how sweltering the church was during Kim and Dan’s Wedding in the North End last August.  I have photographed at quite a few churches in Boston without benefit … Continue reading

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Boston Mob Guide: Hit Men, Hoodlums and Hideouts

I recently photographed my talented former colleagues, authors Stephanie Schorow and Bev Ford, formerly of the Boston Herald, just before they published a book detailing the histories of the Irish, Italian and Asian mobs of the Boston area.

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Tree Elf

I had fun capturing this adorable girl as she peered out from a tree.  The filtering sun from behind her was just perfect; this portrait was part of a family portrait shoot I did recently.

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Swing Set

Liz and her bridesmaids couldn’t resist the swing set on the beach next to the reception.  The reception was held at the Beach Club in Centerville,MA. on a balmy full moon night.

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North End Wedding

Kim and Dan walked through the Fisherman’s Festival in Boston’s North End right after their ceremony on August, 20, 2011.  They were applauded, had their photos snapped, and were treated like visiting celebrities.

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Wedding at the Beachmoor on Cape Cod

Last month I photographed the beautiful and much-anticipated wedding of two lovely women Sarah and Liz at the Beachmoor on Cape Cod.  It is right on Buzzards Bay….a little gem of a spot.  I’ll be posting more pix from the … Continue reading

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Circus Camp

Circus camp trains young people in all kinds of circus skills including swinging on a trapeze 50 ft. off the ground (with a net, of course!) Yesterday was the culmination of two weeks of training.

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An enjoyable visit to the Arnold Arboretum

I recently photographed a Roslindale family at the Arnold Arboretum.  It happened to be a perfect day for photographing…just a bit overcast.  And the mountain laurels were in bloom!

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Welcome to my brand new blog

Hi everyone, I am a novice in the blog world, but I am very much looking forward to sharing my photos in this new venue.  This photo was taken in June a few years ago at an annual Tango celebration … Continue reading

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