About Paula Swift Photography


Welcome to Paula Swift Photography, Inc. Client Ordering website.  This is where clients and their families can view and order product from photography sessions Paula has captured.

Paula Ferazzi Swift, M. Photog, Cr, CPP,  is a Master Photographer, Photographic Craftsman and Certified Professional Photographer and an international award winning photographer working in the Metrowest area of Boston specializing in theart of capturing images of children, their families and relationshipsthat couples share in front of her cameras  You will find Paula's professional photography studio in Sudbury, MA.

Photography has been a passion of Paula's ever since she was a child herself, as she wasthe subject of many photos taken by her older sister, a photojournalist. She was given her first manual camera and introduced tothe magic of photography at the young age of 13 and later went on to receive two college degrees in photography. Paula received an A.S. in Visual Arts- Photography and B. S. in Communications Media- Photography. She worked as a staff photojournalist at the Worcester Telegram & Gazette for 10 years.  Paula decided to take a new path in photography into the world of children and family portraiture, after having had her first son in April 2003.

Paula is an award-winning and nationally-recognized photographer for her published work in newspapers and magazines.   She has been nominated for and won several national and international awards including the recognition of her and the photography staff at the Worcester Telegram & Gazette as finalists for the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for their coverage of the Worcester Warehouse fire that killed six Worcester, MA firefighters. Paula has won National Press Photographers Association, New England Associated Press Editors Association awards for her photojournalism work as well as local advertising awards for her photography. She is  a member of such professional organizations as the

Professional Photographers of America, Professional Photographers Association of  Massachusetts and American Society of Photographers .In 2009 Paula was the recipient of the Hallmark Award for best color portrait, Kodak Gallery Portrait Award , the highest scoring portrait print, judges choice ribbon and 3 blue merit ribbons at the Professional Photographers Association of Massachusetts annual print competition. In 2010,  2011, 2102, 2013 and 2014.  Paula's work was recognized and awarded the highest honor of Loan Collection and General Collection at the Professional Photographers of America International Photographic Competition.  Recently Paula Swift Photography was featured by CBS Boston as one of the best Boston Family Photographers. Paula continues grow her craft through education and love for photography by attending professional photography seminars, workshops and started sharing knowledge through speaking at seminars in 2013 through 2020.

Her work has been published in a variety of publications, including The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Times, Time, Newsweek, USA Today, and Esquire.

Please visit her Photojournalism gallery  on her website at www.paulaswift.com to view the way she saw the news in 1995-2005.

In 2015, Paula Swift began teaching other photographers through the Professional Photographer's of America Super One Day classes about her newborn photography. She is also speaking throughout New England on her photojournalism experience and how she incorporates that unique career into her everyday portrait photography work for clients in the Boston area.

Paula who grew up in Longmeadow, MA currently lives in Framingham, Massachusetts with her husband Chris and their
three sons Ryan, Trevor, and Logan ... her inspirations.

Paula Swift Photography, Inc. is a licensed photography business in the state of Massachusetts and a fully insured photography studio and on location photographer through out Boston, Massachusetts and Southern New England.

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