Thursday, December 22, 2011

Tirado :: Family

Here is another great session with the Tirados!  I had to wait on this one as well, until after Christmas cards were out.  I met Margo, DJ and Daniel at one of our favorite wineries for this session.  It was a gorgeous fall day and we had a great time together.  Enjoy!

Leeper Ladies

I have been chomping at the bit to post this session!!  My oldest best friend Jessca asked me back in October about doing a photo session as a gift to her husband, Jake.  She wanted photos of her with her two sweet girls as well as their two dogs.  I love her daughters so much- they are full of energy and fun!  This was my first experience shooting with any pets and it wasn't so bad!  I'm not exactly a pet person (gasp, I know!), but her dogs were so well behaved that it was as easy and fun as usual.  Jake's birthday was at the end of November and Christmas cards should be out, so I'm finally free to share these adorable faces with you!  Enjoy! (O:


Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Nora :: Newborn

A few weeks ago I spent the day with baby Nora and her family.  (You can view LeeAnn's maternity shoot here.)  It was such a special day.  LeeAnn and I have been friends for almost 20 years (wow!! Is that right??)  It was such an honor to capture sweet moments with their family.  You can see the love Ryan and LeeAnn have for their little girls, as well as the love big sister Avery has for Nora.  Thank you, friend, for inviting me to into your home to capture a few moments of your lifesong with your growing family. (O:

More photos from this session can be viewed here.  Enjoy! (O:

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Goodnight :: Extended Family

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of spending the evening with Jodi and her husband's family.  They haven't had a whole-family photo in about 2 years, and I was so excited to be able to capture this day for them!  Three of the cousins were under the age of 7, so we spent much of our time chasing them all over the swing set.  Extended family sessions are such a blessing because it is something one can look back on years later and see how much the family has grown!  Thank you, Jodi for inviting me in to your family for the day.  I hope you enjoy the images we caught!  (O:

More images from this session can be viewed HERE.  (O:

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Daniel :: 9 Months

A couple of our best friends came up to visit last night so we could do their son, Daniel's 9 month photo session.  I just cannot believe how quickly he is growing up.  I just love his budding personality!  All evening, I kept telling Margo, "He just can't take a bad photo!" and, as you'll see, it's completely true!!  Thank you, Margo, for letting me continue to practice on your sweet boy.  I love you guys! (O:

The rest of the photos from this session can be viewed here.  (O:

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Rose Family Session

This session has been in the works for a while and I'm so excited to finally be able to share this sweet family with you!  Alisha asked me a couple months ago about taking some family photos for them.  They are in the process of moving from the St. Louis area to California (jealous!), so it was tricky to find a weekend when we were all in the same place.  We all braved the heat and humidity of late July, and they were such troopers!  I had a blast chasing around their 3 kiddos- full of life, curiousity and fun!  Bella is the resident nature lover/book reader, Xavier  ran circles around me and (as you will notice) Jude wanted nothing to do with me.  Lucky for us, even Jude's "leave me alone" face is adorable!  I am sincerely sad I didn't get to know this awesome family more when I lived close by; they are wonderful people and CA is Very lucky to have them!  (O: 

Thank you again, Alisha, for trusting me with your family's photos.  It was a joy to have a sneak peek into your lifesong and capture some wonderful moments.  Enjoy. (O:

Complete album of photos may be viewed here.