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Posted on Nov 29, 2018
Posted in Family

Next family up on the blog, is the family of a past senior!  I love when families come back to see me.  It’s great to catch up AND get them some new beautiful photos!  Even though I am pretty sure, this was not tops on the boys’ lists to do, they were great sports (and I think that they even, maybe, had a little bit of fun too!  It’s so great that all of the family wanted to do this for mom.

We had a great time on our shoot at Kraft Azalea.  It is a beautiful park, however at this time of year, it is packed solid with lots of families getting their Christmas pictures!  Thankfully, we can all work well around each other so everyone gets beautiful images 😉  Here are a few sneak peeks from our shoot:

Posted on Nov 15, 2018
Posted in Couples, Family, Kids

‘Tis the season for family photos!  Now, not all of my family clients want sneak peeks, because they want to save them to send out to family.  And that is totally understandable and no problem!  This family wanted to do family photos to have new and updated family photos, not just for a holiday card.  I have photographed one of their daughters for her senior photos this year, and then mom decided it was time to do a whole family session.  LOVE THAT!!  She wanted to do it at the beach.  I think the kids would have been happier if it was the beach in the afternoon, not at sunrise ;), but they were great sports and woke up super early.  And we were so lucky with a gorgeous sunrise that morning!  (That part I can’t control, so I am always super excited when it all works out like this). All said and done, I’m sure all 3 took naps that day, knowing that they made their parents happy with some beautiful new family photos!

Here are some sneak peeks from our shoot:

Posted on Jul 25, 2018
Posted in Family, Kids

This next family sneak peek is a little different.  This is part of MY family!  This is my sister’s family (who doesn’t get in front of my camera very often) while we were on vacation in Maine.  I do get the kiddos in my lens probably close to once a year or every other year.  But the entire family?  Much more difficult to do!  So, I didn’t give them much of a choice.  It is going to happen when we were all on vacation together ;).  I love this little family so much!

Here are a few sneak peeks from our shoot:

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Posted on Mar 02, 2018
Posted in Family, Kids

I had a great time meeting this family.  I already had met half of them, because the oldest son had his senior photos taken a few months ago!  I love when families realize the importance of getting family photos, especially after the kids are little.  Why is it that we stop getting family photos when the kids get older?  There is never a perfect time to do a family session, but before college sounds pretty close to the perfect time to me!

Here are a few sneak peeks from their session:

Posted on Feb 27, 2018
Posted in Family, Kids

Time for my family (and most photographed) family!  I really look forward to these shoots.  Since I have been photographing both of the kiddos since they were born, it is so nice to catch up with them and watch them grow.  They are such great kids, with huge personalities!  We went to a location that I haven’t been to in a while, and I have to say, I was really loving it!

Here are a few sneak peeks from their shoot:

Posted on Jan 07, 2018
Posted in Couples, Family

Happy New Year!  I am so excited to be starting another year, meeting and photographing new people!  And even better, photographing families AGAIN!  I love seeing families come back to me, wether it be annually, or after several years.  The first posting of 2018 is a family that I met a couple of years ago, when the youngest daughter was one of my seniors.  I adore her, and we have kept in touch!  Well, her siblings were all going to be in town for the holidays, so they decided they would like to do another family session!  Loved seeing them again!

Here are a couple of sneak peeks from our family shoot (and one with the daughter and her boyfriend 😉 ) –

 

Posted on Dec 16, 2017
Posted in Animals, Family, Kids

Squeezing in one last family before the holidays!  And what a fun shoot this was!  Yes, I was nervous when I heard they wanted two horses and a dog in the family photo, I will admit that.  But honestly, it couldn’t have gone smoother!  We had extra hands (and an awesome sounds app) to help the horses look, and the dog could have been a model!  He had no problem staying still and looking very handsome for the photos.  So, animals all good, check!  Now to the family.  All gorgeous and happy, check!  End result, a fantastic family photo with the ENTIRE family looking perfect! I had a great time meeting and working with this lovely family.  A GREAT way to end shoots before Christmas!

Here are a few sneak peeks from their shoot:

Posted on Nov 22, 2017
Posted in Family

I love this next family up for sneak peeks!  (Some of my seniors may recognize the mom, she is one of my fabulous make up artists.)  This family is so gorgeous and so much fun to shoot.  First of all, don’t they look like they are straight out of a magazine?  Their outfits never disappoint!  The kiddos are growing up and every time, just more and more fun to photograph.  The little boy started making their weird face when I would click the shutter.  I asked him what the face?!  It was his emoji face! It was so funny, I wanted to share that as one of their sneak peeks.  The little girl is so beautiful, and loves being in front of the camera.  She was even talking about her senior photo session (she is in 5th grade, btw)!  Love this family!

Here are just a few sneak peeks to hold them over until the rest are ready!

Posted on Oct 20, 2017
Posted in Family, Kids

The next family sneak peek up on the blog is a very special one.  I have been friends with this couple before they were married.  They have since moved away to TN, and have adopted 3 children!  The baby is the newest to the family, so they wanted to celebrate her adoption, and come to Disney!  This was kind of a last minute idea on mom’s part, but I think she was able to pull it all off pretty well!  Being that she hasn’t had a toddler for a photoshoot before, she was a bit surprised.  I’ve photographed many toddlers, so I knew that they aren’t all about sitting nicely and smiling for the camera.  Once they can walk/run, they are out of there!  So most of the shoot is just me following them around capturing them in their natural way, and throwing family in around them, whenever possible (and shoot very quickly 😉 ).  I think I was able to get some adorable shots of her alone, her with her brothers, and the entire family.  Love them!

Here are their sneak peeks from the shoot at the Disney Resort:

Posted on May 31, 2017
Posted in Family, Kids

These kiddos, if you have followed my blog, you see all the time!  I have been photographing this brother/sister team since they were born.  And I love them!  It has been so amazing seeing them in my lens 1-2 times every year.  What will be super cool, is when they are old enough for their senior photos.  THEN I will feel super old 😉

Here are a few sneak peeks from their shoot: