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Family Shoot in Small Town Main Street

I absolutely love this family. She’s been letting me take their family and milestone pictures for a few years now. It’s so fun to watch the change in family dynamics as the kids have grown. 🙂 Not only are they stellar clients, but they’re also great friends. I’m so thankful to have them be part of mine and my kid’s lives.

Last year we took some great images in a beautiful sunlit park full of trees, so this year we wanted to change things up a bit. Downtown Richmond is hopping with photographers, especially this time of year, but I’ve only shot there a handful of times. I love the neutral colors of the brick walls and concrete contrasting with the sun flowing in through the big, mature trees. Plus, these kids are so photogenic, even when they’re not having this “photoshoot thing”.

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Carlsen : : Newborn Lifestyle

A year ago I met sweet little baby Judah for his newborn session. And now, here we are again, for his little brother Jedediah! I’m so happy that the Carlsens welcomed me back into their home again to capture these same, yet different, moments with Jedediah. He was the calmest little thing, which is good because that balances out his ball-of-energy big bother!

 

Introducing, Jedediah:

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21727 Project

I recently started a personal project while we were in the midst of selling our first home and purchasing a new one. I was feeling quite nostalgic about our first family home : where we brought home our first two babies, where I started both my businesses…where we called “home” for five years. So I tried to capture some everyday moments of our kids in the house. I had hoped to get more, but the time got away from me quickly during the chaos of showing, packing, and moving the house. But I’ll still cherish these sweet moments as I start to capture the new memories at our wonderful new {to us} house.


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Family Maternity Session

Chelsea initially contacted me to schedule a newborn session for her little arrival in April…As we were chatting she mentioned wanting maternity pictures with the family too! Let me tell you, if I looked as good as Chelsea does at 8 months pregnant I’d be signing up for tons of maternity pictures too! She looked amazing was so full of energy! She was up for anything! I’m a little bit jealous…haha! Mr. Harrison was not the biggest fan of pictures but once we let him play with some sticks he was happy. Little Molly was super super sweet though, you can tell she just adores her mama.

I can’t wait to share their newborn session when Baby Margaret gets here!


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Harris Newborn Lifestyle

When I pulled up to the Harris house for this newborn session, I knew immediately it would be an adorable session. Their house is super cute and decorated so perfectly! It wasn’t just a work day for me, hanging out with the Harris family was like meeting some new friends too. They were so easy to get along with and are taking new parent life in stride. Little Man slept the entiiiiiire session! He needed one little snack in the middle of our time together but was otherwise the perfect little model. ❤

Looking for a baby shower gift in the future? Lauren’s sister (the momma of these cute girls) gifted this session as a baby shower gift. What a great idea for a gift. 😉

 


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Aldana Family

Sweet Abbey and her family are good friends of ours (it helps that our husbands are related haha) We get along very well and our kids are only a few months apart so it makes for some very exhausting playdates…
This family is so easy to photograph. You can really see the love between Jonathan and Abbey when they look at each other. I had to tell them to calm down when I asked them to kiss! “WHOA! That’s a different kind of photo session, okay?” Their little boy is a big ham, especially when you bring up superheroes! Baby Ruby is the sweetest little thing, she smiled almost the whole session and never once cried! Hallelujah!

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Titcomb Family : : “Fall” Begins!

I met the Titcombs when their older daughter started taking piano lessons from me. She had been coming a few months when we discovered we had already met once at church! I was leading worship at the church Corey’s parents attend and I didn’t even realize they were the same people! Haha, small world. ☺️
I love the location of this photoshoot – the sun is setting perfectly between the trees. Little Sister was not having the posed pictures but after we got her dancing and chasing Big Sister, she warmed up to the idea of giving me a few smiles.

 

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