Attending to Know: A Q&A with Glory Be Pictures proprietor Tara Bos on her new downtown studio | Information


Tara Bos stands inside her Glory Be Pictures studio in downtown Ripon.

What began as a need to {photograph} her kids’s lives developed right into a enterprise for Tara Bos.

The Rosendale resident opened her personal studio, “Glory Be Pictures by Tara Bos” this previous fall on Watson Avenue and gives customized new child, maternity, household and highschool senior photograph periods. 


Glory Be Pictures by Tara Bos is situated at 321 Watson St.

Previous to that, she had spent the previous eight years taking photographs at her in-home studio, traveled to individuals’s homes and shot on location across the space.

The Commonwealth not too long ago caught up with Bos to study extra about her and her enterprise.

Right here is the dialog:

Q. How and when did your curiosity in pictures develop?

A. After I grew to become a mom I discovered myself desirous to freeze each little second to recollect every stage of my kids’s lives. Quick ahead just a few years, in 2012 I left my profession as an elementary faculty instructor to be residence with my children full time. I quickly discovered I used to be in want of a artistic outlet for myself. I had gotten a DSLR in 2009 and knew it held extra potential than I had been utilizing it for. What began with a pair pictures lessons to assist me study extra about find out how to use my digital camera took off and changed into a enterprise a pair years later.

Q. What do you take pleasure in about pictures?

A. I really like having the ability to seize a picture and creating a chunk of artwork from it that may ceaselessly deliver you again to that unique second, and all the emotions that include it. I really like that in youngster and household pictures, the pictures simply get an increasing number of precious because the years fly by and we notice how shortly time actually passes.

Q. What do you discover difficult about pictures?

A. I discover it an thrilling problem to seize every one in all my shoppers’ persona; no two periods are ever the identical! I additionally love the problem of documenting every household’s distinctive connection and love between each other in a really real means.

Q. When did you begin your pictures enterprise?

A. After taking photographs for pals and ultimately friends-of-friends who had been strangers and getting fairly busy doing it, I made a decision it was time to show it right into a enterprise in 2014. Through the years, I’ve had an in-home studio, traveled to individuals’s properties for periods and shot on location across the space.


A new child sleeos peacefully throughout a photograph session with Tara Bos. Taking photos of newborns is one in all, if not, Bos’ favourite periods. 


Q. What are the photoshoots which are most enjoyable for you?

A. Actually, every kind of session I provide is enjoyable to me in numerous methods. I really like capturing households and their interactions between one another — candid pictures are at all times my favorites. I really like maternity periods as a result of being pregnant is such a particular time main as much as including a member to a household. I benefit from the artistic side that comes with senior periods — they’re often down for something. But when I had to decide on my favourite, it could be new child periods; I completely adore infants and documenting these first few days of life is such a particular honor.

Q. What went into the choice to open a brick-or-mortar location? 

A. I’ve dreamed for a very long time of getting a studio outdoors of my residence; particularly one in downtown Ripon. This group has held a particular spot in my coronary heart for a while. The way in which the enterprise homeowners appear to help and really need success for each other is one thing I haven’t seen somewhere else. I’m a really community-minded particular person and am thrilled to be part of this one. I had been getting exceptionally busy with periods this previous 12 months and knew it was time to take the following step, so when this chance took place at simply the suitable time I knew I needed to leap in.

Q. What does the studio add to what you are promoting and the way has it been because you opened it?

A. My studio permits me to be extra artistic with periods, have extra space to satisfy with shoppers and show my work, have extra room for my photograph prop dependancy (haha!) and have extra devoted house for households to get comfy throughout periods. New child periods can simply take as much as three hours with soothing, feeding and getting the newborn comfy. Having the studio permits me to supply households a lounging house the place new, drained dad and mom can loosen up and siblings can play whereas I {photograph} their child. It additionally offers me extra availability within the colder months when it’s not as comfy for households to be outdoors for periods. The periods I’ve had within the studio have been great. I really like having the ability to provide my shoppers top-notch service, a snug and clear house, and a wide array of props and setups to suit the imaginative and prescient they bear in mind for his or her family members’ photograph session.

Q. How did the Glory Be Pictures identify come about?

A. I really had a number of issue developing with my enterprise identify. I wished it to be significant, however nothing I got here up with felt proper for me. The night time earlier than I had a morning assembly arrange with my accountant to get my enterprise formally arrange, I used to be driving residence alone. I had settled on Tara Bos Pictures — a reputation I didn’t actually love for my enterprise — for lack of developing with the “proper match.” I’m a religious particular person and as I used to be driving that night time I used to be praying about what the “proper” identify was and what appeared out of nowhere, the identify got here to me. Of all of the lists I had created brainstorming potential names, nothing like this had been on any of them. I immediately knew “Glory Be Pictures” was the suitable match. 

Q. Is there anything you want to add?

A. Simply that I’m thrilled to be part of such a candy “Hallmark city” and am trying ahead to serving the group right here.