Family of Seven

I recently had the joy of taking some portraits for two sweet friends who my husband and I met in a parents therapy group almost six years ago.  She and her husband were there mourning the loss of their twin boys.  At the time, they were praying that God would bless them with more children.  And boy did He!  This was the first time for me to meet their daughters, and it was so wonderful to see their boistrous little family in action.

The memory of their sons is alive and well within their family as well as outside it, as they continue to do amazing things with March of Dimes in their memory.  And what a comfort it is to know that they will be a family of seven in Heaven for eternity!

Tristan and Sawyer, you are so loved and always remembered.

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Though She Be But Little, She is Fierce!

“Though she be but little, she is fierce” – William Shakespeare

This adorable little family was a joy to shoot, particularly since they are friends of mine.  This Shakespeare quote came to mind while I was editing their images.  Their daughter’s bold gaze is just mesmerizing!  When I took the last shot below I was afraid the backlight would spoil it, but it turned out to be my favorite from the gallery. Those blue eyes and pale skin, she’s such a beauty isn’t she?!

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Ready for His Close Up

I feel very blessed this year for the opportunity to help a number of families with their holiday portraits.  This was my second time to shoot this sweet bunch, and their little guy definitely came ready for his close up!  I can’t believe how much he’s grown up in the few short months since I did his first-birthday shots.

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Two Little Dudes

I met up with this sweet family recently on a very chilly Sunday afternoon.  Actually, it was down right freezing!  I personally left my coat behind in favor of a white shirt – wearing white can help throw a little light on your subjects which can be helpful on a cloudy day.  Needless to say, I was chattering by the end of our session!  These two little dudes were good sports though, still managing some smiles despite the overcast, wintery weather.

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Classic Austin

If you’ve ever visited Austin, you know that one of our town’s signature areas is South Congress. It’s a funky mix of old (think Lucy’s in Disguise Costumes) and new (think boutique hotel San Jose) like so much of Austin is.  I met a dear (and very talented baker) friend and her family for some fun portraits, and this area didn’t disappoint!  After stopping here, be sure to check out her amazing and delicious cookie creations on insta!

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A River Where There was None

I recently met a sweet family at one of my favorite natural spots in Austin.  It has been a record fall for rain in central Texas, so I knew the creek would probably be up.  I was not prepared for what we found though – a literal river off a ledge that is normally dry! It was quite a sight.  Luckily this family was up for a little water play and didn’t mind the puddles.  We even got some hints of fall thanks to some sycamore trees at the water’s edge.

It’s His Party!

Photographing littles is one of my favorite parts of photography.  Those innocent gazes and big curious eyes are mezmorizing.  I had the pleasure of photographing this little guy and his sweet parents in celebration of his first birthday.  The classic smash cake of course made an appearance in our session, although instead of hands this little guy planted his heel into it.  Hey, it’s his party right?!  I’m sure it was still quite tasty from the look on this face. 😉

 

And Now Families of Our Own

A dear old friend recently contacted me about a session for her family.  Our friendship actually goes back to 5th grade, many girl scout camping trips, marching band, and even freshman year of college (we were roommates)!  It was wonderful to meet her sweet family and hard to imagine how much life has passed since we last saw each other!  Here  are some favorites from our shoot.

Let Her Eat Cake!

With their daughter’s first birthday right around the corner, I met this sweet little family to capture some fun images of them together.  As a mother of two myself, I certainly have a special place in my heart for one-year-old’s and birthday celebrations!!  The shoot of course wasn’t complete with out a cake to mash those precious little hands into.  I think it’s safe to say she enjoyed it ;).  Happy birthday little lady!