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Tips for Planning Your Engagement Photos

Engagement sessions are one of our favorite parts of the planning process with our SZP Dream Couples. We get to spend more time together and get to know our couples before their wedding, learning their love story and what makes them unique. Part of what makes each couple unique is where they choose to have […]

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February 17, 2021

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Cozy Winter Proposal with Emerald Details | Gerald’s Farm | Exeter, RI

2020 has been a year filled with ingenuity, pivoting, and lots of changes – especially for small business owners. As a wedding photographer who’s been in business for 17 years, I’ve never seen our industry come together more than I have in this past year. And it’s a beautiful thing. This fall, I worked with […]

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February 2, 2021

FREE Engagement Giveaway – Newport Vineyards

That’s Right! We are giving away a FREE Engagement Session! Calling all recently engaged couples in the New England area! We are partnering with Newport Vineyards to give away an Engagement Session in the vineyard along with a bottle of wine.   Who Does Not Love FREEBIES? What do you get for just having that […]

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June 15, 2018

Courtney and Joseph’s Engagement Session | Crescent Park Looff Carousel | Riverside, Rhode Island

We had Courtney and Joseph’s Engagement Session a couple weeks ago at the Crescent Park Looff Carousel in Riverside, Rhode Island. This location was very sentimental to Courtney, as her grandfather used to work there. Fun Fact: Courtney also informed us that this is the oldest and fastest carousel in Rhode Island. If the park […]

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July 24, 2017

Lauren, Dylan and Jameson Family Portrait Session at Gerald’s Farm in Exeter, Rhode Island

Lauren, Dylan and Jameson were here at Gerald’s Farm in Exeter, Rhode Island last week for some family pictures. Sara and Lauren have known each other for close to 20 years now – they went to high school together and worked together!  We have done multiple shoots for her and Dylan. We did Lauren’s Red […]

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July 19, 2017

Mariah and Chris’s Engagement | Wedding | Maternity | Newborn Portraits in Exeter and Newport Rhode Island

We are always saying how much we love our “life-long clients,” and Mariah and Chris fit perfectly into that category! They have been a “Sara Zarrella Photography Couple” since we did their engagement photos back in 2015 at Gerald’s Farm in Exeter Rhode Island. We photographed their gorgeous Newport, Rhode Island wedding last summer at the […]

Weddings

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July 5, 2017

2017 Spring Mini Sessions | Sara Zarrella Photography

2017 Spring Mini Sessions | Sara Zarrella Photography We had so much fun at this years Spring Mini Sessions we couldn’t keep it to ourselves! You’d never be able to tell that there was a snowstorm going on outside and everyone was all smiles as we played with the bunnies. We love the uniqueness of […]

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March 30, 2017

Happy Birthday Desmond! | Springtime Cake Smash | Chapter One Program

Happy Birthday Desmond! | Springtime Cake Smash | Chapter One Program We are celebrating the arrival of Spring with a super sweet Cake Smash session! We’ve had the joy of photographing Desmond throughout the first year of his life, first as a newborn than as a growing baby learning to explore the world, and finally as a […]

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March 23, 2017