Saturday, July 19, 2008

date night

While Carter stayed at home with Chelsea, we went shopping for sunglasses, had a nice dinner at Pacific Rim and took some pictures. I love these...

Hope everyone has some time to snuggle up with their better half. :)

born on the fourth of july

Welcome to the world little S! This little guy arrived a few weeks early to surprise everyone on the fourth of July. Can't say enough good things about this family. They are the nicest and most outgoing people you'll ever care to meet. They always make everyone feel at home.

Little Miss L...she did such a good job. Such a big transition for her. I have no doubt that she loves her little brother so much.

Well, hello! Aren't you just all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed?! Actually... he slept more than most newborns I've photographed!

Three generations of S! So cool to capture that and have forever.

Proud grandparents who can tell you the smallest details about all of their grandchildren. How's that for love?
Mr Smiley. I was able to capture several of his pre-smile smiles because he had so many.

I love this image because it sings to me..."I'm free! I'm free!"

I always ask moms if they have any special images they want to capture and they come up with the best ideas. The one above is S in his mom's belly cast that she had done during her pregnancy.

He slept right through the put-you-in-a-bowl-and-set-you-on-a-table manuever. Such a sweetie pie.

I love my mommy. :)

Thursday, July 17, 2008


Chelsea stopped by my house before her session the other day so we could all carpool together. While I was talking to her mom, she spent some time with my son Carter. After she left that's all he wanted to talk about...Chelsea.

Now he says he wants me and my husband to go on a date so Chelsea can babysit. LOL.

We went to visit Chelsea at work the other night. GIDDY does not even begin to describe how Carter was acting. It was the cutest thing I think I've ever seen. This picture pretty much sums up how excited he was to see her. :)

more urban session images

If this is the look you like, then the Urban Session is for you! We go downtown or anywhere that has cool wall texture to get your unique images.

We got sooo lucky with this shot. We were off photographing somewhere else and when we came back to change there was this beautiful cherry red Corvette Stingray in the parking lot. Thanks to the car owner (whoever that is) we got some great images using it as a prop. We didn't touch though. :)

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Monday, July 14, 2008

just one more

It's still late, and I'm still messing around with Chelsea's portraits. I can't help it - it's so much fun! Doesn't she look great?!


My absolute favorite shot from last Friday's Urban Session with Chelsea. So nice, so easy to work with, and knows how to take a photograph!

She knew I wanted to get tons of different looks all in one session and boy did she come through! Lots of different clothing styles and fun locations downtown.

It's getting late so I'm just going to post this one for now. More later...

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

ny friends

Babies grow up so fast. I love to show how quickly they change by showing images from two different sessions a few months apart. I took some shots of my friend's little guy in December of last year.

Note the cheerios on the necessary at this age to keep them occupied. :)
I took these images when I went to visit them in NY in June of this year. He looks like such a little man now. He's up walking around and starting to talk.

For the record, I didn't try to get him to pose this way. He just did it himself. Too cute!

My favorite one of him because he still looks little.