Portrait & Headshot Photographer • Plymouth, New Hampshire
The Right Words

Knowing something isn’t quite right, and knowing what that something is, are two separate things. Here’s a secret: I am terrible at writing about myself. This is especially maddening because, in addition to my photography training, I also have a degree in writing and literature. I generally think of myself as a decisive, get-it-done person.

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Poet Donald Hall

Please note:  All images on  this site are copyrighted.   If you wish to discuss licensing, please email me at maundy@maundymitchell.com Last week I was fortunate to photograph poet Donald Hall in his 200-year-old farmhouse, Eagle Pond Farm, in Wilmot, New Hampshire. The 85-year-old former U.S. Poet Laureate still writes every day. In December, he will

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Kayla & Evan – Engaged

Kayla and Evan are students at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. They met two years ago when they decided to go to their dorm’s community kitchen at the same time. They started talking and decided to bake cookies together. They’ve been inseparable ever since. The couple’s first date was in a charming downtown Plymouth

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A Portrait is Given

Dear Maundy, I love photography, but I can’t get people to do interesting things without seeming awkward. Any pointers or tips? Samantha W. —————– Dear Samantha, It’s been said many times that a great portrait is not taken; it is given.  Aside from actors and models, almost everyone begins a session by saying, “I hate

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New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day is a natural time for reflection and the setting of goals. It was also the birthday of my grandmother, Dorothy Daly Bartholomew. She was a New Year’s baby of 1908. I took this photo of her with my old Canon film camera in 1997,  just a few months before she died. My

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Abenaki Farm Family Photo Session

Maryann, Melinda & Sam chose the beautiful Abenaki Farm in Campton, NH for their photo session.  We started near the pond, and then hiked to the top of a mountain. Surprise–there was a teepee at the top!  And then the horses came running from the woods.  They were friendly, and the views of the White

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Love Wins

Rose and Carol have been together for 18 years. Finally, they are free to marry in their home state of Rhode Island. They recently celebrated their engagement and the start of their plans for a big, beautiful wedding. Love wins!  {This session was featured on Equally Wed Magazine’s blog}

Dianna & Paul – Newfound Lake, NH Wedding

Dianna & Paul were married on a lovely September afternoon at Dianna’s parents’ home on Newfound Lake in New Hampshire.  The couple had vacationed here for several years and they knew it would be the perfect place for an intimate outdoor wedding.  Congratulations, Dianna & Paul!    

Plymouth 250 Video Montage

Plymouth celebrated its 250th anniversary last month.  More than 3000 people came to Plymouth for the celebration and events.   I enjoyed working to capture the spirit of the celebrations. I was asked to create a slide show from my photo galleries. You would think that a five minute slide show would be long enough

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Esther & James’s Native American Wedding

Esther and James’s wedding was held at Esther’s parents’ log cabin in New Hampshire. The couple incorporated Native American traditions, drawing from James’s heritage. A Micmac Chief officiated the wedding. There was a smudging ceremony, where herbs were burned to drive out bad feelings and to keep bad spirits away. The chief wrapped the couple

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