My passion for both photography and storytelling combined into one unforgettable session with the kindest family I've ever met. We didn't coordinate outfits, discuss color palettes, plan activities in advance, move towards the best light, set up perfectly posed shots. We just.... hung out. They did exactly what they would have done if I wasn't there - ate lunch, played in the backyard, talked, laughed, enjoyed each other's company. I documented, observed, captured their st
There is something so relaxed about a Fresh 48 session when it's baby number three. And the third boy! Baby Finn has two awesome big brothers with BIG personalities. They laughed (a lot!), snuggled and ate donuts. I can't think of a better way to spend my morning! I know I say this every time but I LOVE Fresh 48 sessions! Those emotional and intimate storytelling moments of families bonding with their new babies makes my heart melt. I wish I could photograph Fresh 48 se
Remember that awesome first birthday lifestyle shoot I blogged about waaaayyyyy back in the spring? Well here's part two. :) This is still one of my favorite sessions to date. Mom invited me into their home to document their weekend tradition of making breakfast as a family. It was her youngest child's first birthday. Through my lens, I captured plenty of laughter, chaos, tears, smiles, spills and love. 100% real moments. I know how much mom cherishes these photos. In
A lifestyle session for a first birthday shoot? Yes, please! I was excited to document this first birthday through a lifestyle session but I was absolutely ecstatic when mom asked if it could be during Saturday morning breakfast. And then they started making Manning's Ice Cream milkshakes and I secretly hoped they would adopt me! I love family traditions. I really love that mom saw the importance in documenting them by inviting me into their morning. There was no posing.