Scituate Colorscapes Gallery

SCITUATE COLORSCAPES GALLERY is a silent auction showcase which includes a variety of experience from our community including award winning professional photographers to weekend hobbyists. Guests are invited to bid on the custom framed images that celebrate the colors in our seaside town. This curated collection will tell the story of Scituate and reflect the love of our town that unites us all.

Scroll down to learn about each photographer in the gallery.


get to know the photographerS

Greg Hunnefeld A Scituate High School graduate, he has chosen to pursue his passion for photography and nature instead of heading off to college. His photography style focuses on capturing the beauty and complexity of Mother Nature and what she’s created. He’s taken his passion for photography and combined it with his love for astronomy. Taking images of the night sky to reveal the stars, nebula, and faint objects we rarely have the chance to see is one of his favorite things to do. So far he has been featured in Bird Watchers Daily Magazine and has had the chance to work alongside some amazing photographers. With the large portion of his life yet to come, he is looking forward to capturing the incredibly diverse and beautiful world. 

Jess Hurley Scott A contemporary painter of land and seascapes. Her dimensional paintings of multiple layered, individually painted acrylic panels deal with light, illusion, and perception. Jess plays with the intricacies of the natural world, digital technology, and translucency in her work. The result is bold realism and a unique interpretation of landscape in paint and pane. Her scale ranges from near miniature scale vignettes to dramatic, sweeping seascapes.

Danielle Robertson She launched Danielle Robertson Photography in 2014, following a 15-year career as an art director, graphic designer and in-house photographer. Her focus is Interiors, Architecture and Portraits. On location, Danielle loves searching homes for design and architectural details. Her goal is to tell a story about a home; capturing how it truly feels to be in each space. She loves photographing people… families at home, children outside playing, executives at work, athletes at the gym, and babies in their mother’s arms. There is nothing better than capturing someone in their element.

Jenni Dehn Owner of Jenni with an Eye Photography she is a lifestyle photographer, based out of Scituate. Jenni is passionate about what she does and loves creating and capturing genuine, candid moments. She loves the chaos of family sessions and the opportunity to express the newness and overflowing love in those early newborn days.

Maria Garman An SPS alumni and now a senior at Dartmouth College. She will graduate in June with a major in Engineering modified with Studio Art and a minor in Human Centered Design. Growing up in Scituate MA, such a lovely coastal town, an appreciation for the beauty of nature and the colors it creates is engrained in her. Maria’s artwork is inspired by the color relationships, patterns, and textures nature creates in these beautiful moments.

Christina Ward is a professional photographer who, along with her husband, Dan, and their two young children, has called Scituate home for the past six years. When she isn't busy photographing weddings and families around the South Shore and Boston metro area, you can find Christina chowing down on tacos at Galley, power-walking from the harbor to the Lighthouse, or hanging on Minot beach at low-tide on any semi-warm day.  Christina is thrilled to have one of her images be featured at SEF's Spring Party and feels fortunate that Scituate has become her adopted hometown.

Kjeld Mahoney An award winning, full-time professional photographer living in Marshfield who has owned a successful photography gallery in Scituate Harbor for 10 years which will be reopening in April. The gallery specializes in coastal scenic, abstract and wildlife imagery of the South Shore, Cape Cod, the North Shore and includes some of his West Coast and Ireland photos. He has been teaching photography, photoshop and editing for 19 years. You may have seen his work in many of the local magazines including South Shore Living, Southern New England Weddings, Hingham Magazine and New England Living Magazine.

Katina Bentley A natural light photographer who enjoys working with newborns, children & families, those who are preparing to graduate from high school and professionals updating their headshot. Katina is very active in the community with various organizations and has two children who attend Scituate Public Schools.

Matt Stone A staff photographer for the Boston Herald for the past 25 years, Matt Stone is considered to be one of the leading newspaper photojournalists in Boston and throughout New England. As a general assignment news photographer, Matt has won numerous awards for his work in the area of spot news, professional sports, celebrities, photo essays and features. Matt expanded his love of photography and photo essays to create Matt Stone Photography where he focused his efforts on wedding photography. Concentrating on capturing every moment in an unobtrusive manner, Matt has coupled his award-winning talents as a news photographer with the ability to use his lens to illustrate from beginning to end all of the storybook moments of that joyous day.

Maggie Blake A 16 year old photographer from Scituate. At Scituate High School, she is the drama club president and photographer for the club. Art has been a very constant part of her life, from painting to photography to theatre. In all forms of art, color is an inspiration. Capturing this is a lifelong goal: finding emotion through colors. Bright, light, dark, or anything in between, each color has a purpose and Maggie hopes to be able to represent this with her photography.

Emily Bauer She has loved photography since she was young. Emily loves photographing serene landscapes, nature and the vast span of human emotions. She has always wanted to capture these moments on film, whether it’s a vivid sunset or the expression of wonder on a child's face. Emily lives in Scituate Massachusetts with her husband and two children, who are her most adored subjects. She feels thankful to live in a seaside town with scenic beaches and beauty all around, which makes photographing so much fun! 

Christina Runnals A portrait and lifestyle photographer who specializes in creating and capturing light, airy,  timeless images.  She lives in Scituate with her husband, baby boy, Callan, and cat, Mozart.  Her favorite beach is Egypt Beach. 

Nick Bellistri A Digital Marketing Manager with a love of outdoor and landscape photography especially mountain scapes and National Parks. He lives in Scituate with his wife and two children.

Dave Simmer He has enjoyed making photographs ever since he can remember. Since moving to Scituate in 2008, Dave has become a well known figure in the New England Solar Market and has helped thousands of homeowners and businesses figure which, if any, solar options are right for them. Prior to moving east, Dave served as the executive assistant to one of Hollywood's most prolific producers. He developed and produced film projects for theatrical release and direct-to-video, and oversaw the development and production of numerous television projects. He was the Vice President of Production for Leisure Time Enterprises, and managed the rebirth of the legendary Beverly Hills CA Restaurant, La Dolce Vita and of course, Dave still enjoys making photographs. 

Ann Marie Rollo A fine art and portrait photographer with a focus in coastal landscape, abstract beach scenes, various portraits and commercial media.  She has a passion for photographing musicians and live music and has been fortunate to work with a Grammy Award Winner and other well-known artists. Her work has been published in various known publications including Improper Bostonian and  the cover and story in South Shore Living.  Her work has been used in promotional materials for musicians and vendors in the industry as well as for music tour and festival promotion.  She enjoys collaborating with interior designers who are often in search of coastal art in this area. After years of enjoying photography, her business was launched in 2012.  She’s been residing in Scituate since 1993 along with her husband, two sons and two cats!

Donna Farrington An amateur in title only, Donna has the instincts of a professional photographer, a remarkable eye for composition, and unbridled passion for capturing and sharing the natural beauty of the Sand Hills area. Her photos of the colorful sunrises, sunsets, and coastal beauty reflects the essence of Scituate waterfront living. This led her to be affectionately named the “unofficial official photographer of Sand Hills” and create the Sand Hills Life page on Facebook. She is a speech-language pathologist with the Marshfield School District, and lives in Sand Hills with her husband, teenage daughter, and photogenic blue heeler, Dignan. 

Ray Des Roches He fell in love with photography in a basic photography and darkroom course in graduate school at California State College at Long Beach, California. His work took him in another direction, but now retired, he’s developed photography and framing into a part time career. He and his wife have taken to the road with their RV, traveling coast to coast and through the Canadian Maritimes and Rockies. Des Roches is a member of the Scituate Arts Association and a juried member of the Scituate Front Street Art Gallery.

Dana Spires His photography is a hobby, he is most often seen taking pictures of his daughters and their teammates at various sporting events. He and his wife, Kim, are eighteen year residents of Scituate where they have had the privilege of raising their two teenage daughters, Abigail and Sarah.

Danielle Driscoll A designer, photographer and writer. Her popular blog, “Finding Silver Pennies” focuses on coastal living and our beautiful town, Scituate. Her photography has been featured in Romantic Homes, South Shore Living, Reloved Magazine, Country Sampler, Apartment Therapy and more.

Elizabeth Horne Her passion is photographing emotions. From the sentimental moments of a wedding day to the pure and simple joy of children, she enjoys capturing the human spirit. Her love of photography began at a young age.  She dabbled throughout high school and college and completed her studies at NESOP in Boston. Elizabeth and her family live in a historic home in Scituate center. She loves the quaint captain's houses and charming capes, with weathered shingles and hints of the blue and green ocean hues reflected in their details.  

Kat Hanafin All her work revolves around the ocean–between her Beach Family Sessions, Seaside Senior Portraits, and Nautical Weddings; the ocean has been, and always will be, her happy place. Kat’s signature style – she loves the in-between moments; glances between a newly married couple, a dad consoling his 2 year old son who thinks this particular hour of his life is the worst ever... those tiny snippets of time, which are only witnessed by her… she documents those for her clients. 

Jaime Novak Her love for photography began in the late 90s through shooting and developing in her high school darkroom.  From then on, she was never without a camera. After college, Jaime worked with many photographers who reignited her love for the art.  She moved to Scituate in 2008, and enrolled in numerous New England School of Photography classes (including Portraiture, Architecture and Studio).  In her spare time, she loves reading and studying the biographies and works of iconic photographers.  She considers it an honor to meet families and witness through her lens the love that they share.  Her work is largely passion-driven and fueled by the hope of delivering complex photographs that continue to engage and surprise the viewer.

Matt Elder The Founder and President of Untold Brewing in Scituate. A Scituate native, Matt creates beer recipes inspired by the town’s community and colorful history. For inspiration, Matt often walks along the town’s beautiful coastline soaking in its natural beauty (and capturing a few photographs along the way).

Maureen Simpson Lives in Scituate and is a passionate photographer capturing shots of this beautiful town.

McKenna Berard is a student at Gates Middle School. She lives near the ocean and going to the beach is one of her favorite things to do. She enjoys swimming, surfing, and simply playing around. She and a friend were stacking rocks and she decided to take a picture getting the ocean in the background. Her Art Teacher, Amanda Glover, recommended her for the gallery!