Three Months Young

I finally got to meet my cousin’s baby boy, Greyson.  You might remember him from this maternity session.

He was supposed to be here in March.

He came at the end of January.

That means that when I was meeting him, even though his birthday says he was about to turn 3 months old, his chubby little body said newbie.

He was super sweet and chill, and his mom is looking like a natural.  There was one grandpa there, and one grandma, and Greyson is clearly adored by everyone.

Moving Day!

I have these sweet clients that you see a lot of… because they’re wonderful.  They regularly update their family pictures, they have fantastic style, their kids are bursting with personality, and they’re up for just about anything…including family pictures on moving day.  You know, a day that is super stressful.  They still had me come and do a mini session for them.

And of course I was down because their house is a dream.  And maybe there wasn’t all the furniture in it yet.  And maybe the outside isn’t quite done.  But it’s rich with history and has beautiful light and really what else is there?

I basically want to show you every single picture I took, but I guess this will do!

All the Family {Austin Family Photographer}

On short notice I was contacted by this sweet family.  Everyone was in town (from across the globe, no less) to celebrate their mom’s 60th birthday, and it called for some family pictures.

There’s something really great about large family pictures.  Coming from big families, I know it’s such a rare thing to be all together.  All those personalities, all that history, different dynamics.

It’s so worth the hassle and stress of getting pictures done when you’re all together like that.  They will treasure these pictures forever.

Little Brother {Austin Newborn Photographer}

I love the bows and headbands and accessories you can play with for a girl’s newborn session, but the simplicity of a boy’s newborn session also has it’s appeal.

This isn’t my first time to photograph this sweet family, but it is my first time to get to do a newborn session for them.  They have been blessed with a happy, content little man.  He was awake for at least half the session and didn’t give us a peep about ummm, milk.  Being fed.  The important things in his life right now.  Not a peep.  He just went from eyes wide open to dozing and back again.

It’s an extra treat when you get to do some of your newborn session outside in February.  That’s a luxury usually afforded to only the summer babies.

Herman family, congratulations on becoming a family of 4!

Newborn Boy

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I got the pleasure of photographing this precious family.  I knew Emily in high school, but we were in separate grades and ran with separate crowds, so we weren’t close and then didn’t keep in touch.  In fact, we had little interaction besides kind of randomly riding to prom together one year.

Then I ran into her and her sweet little girl at Bible Study Fellowship last year.  It was such a surprise to run in to each other at such a random place!  Lucky for us, we were in the same group last year and this year so we’ve had plenty of time to reconnect and grow a friendship as grown ups!

Getting to meet and hold this baby boy was such a joy for me.  I’ve been praying for him since before he was born.  I loved watching E as a big sister, I loved watching Brett and Emily working together to care for their two babies, and of course I loved snuggling that newborn boy.

How do I get such beautiful families to photograph??? I don’t know.  But this one is just gorgeous.  Inside and out.  Thank you, Reis family!  I enjoyed our session start to finish.

 

 

Christmas Maternity Session

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I did a maternity session for my sweet cousin on Christmas day.  We had our family Christmas out on another cousin’s farm, so after eating we just walked out into their field. Lucky for us, we also walked by an open shed and saw this cute chair sitting inside.  Andrea B, I’m sure you’re going to redo these for your house, but they were PERFECT for our session.

I am completely in love with these pictures.  They are gorgeous.  My cousin, Andrea W, looks amazing.  She’s glowing.  And her colors + the setting?  It’s so perfect.  Also, I just love my cousin.  My sister and I always call her our other sister.

My sister helped with this session and it made me think I should always have an assistant along.  She was super helpful, so thank you to Sarah!  This session also made me think I should hunt down more maternity sessions.

 

September

Holiday sessions are in full swing, so it’s crazy around here.  But I have to share just a few images from last month!  I’ve got a ton more to share coming up.   If you’re looking to book a session, now would be the time.  I have very little availability left, but I’m always a sucker for squeezing just one more in.

1! {Family}

This girl.  I just did this girl’s newborn pictures.  But then, I’d say the same thing about her big sister.  I met this family for the first time for their oldest daughter’s newborn pictures. It’s fun to watch the difference between bringing home the first baby, and the second daughter’s toddler pictures.  So much change!  I really love the toddler age.  It’s just so darn cute, and so much fun to watch them.

HBD, Gussie girl.

One year ago…

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Brothers {Newborn}

Newborn babies and first birthdays make up the most of my non-Christmas non-wildflowers work.  And it’s always a pleasure to get to hold an itty bitty.  They stay that little for about 2.5 seconds, so even with an infant at my house right now, nothing compares to a newborn.  They’re so precious.  And I love getting to see a little boy turn into a big brother.