The Aasen Family

The Aasen family is from Norway, so they had no problem doing a little lifestyle family shoot in the middle of these beautiful woods in the middle of December… of course I was thrilled, these woods are the perfect location for a shoot and the cold didn’t bother me either as I wore 6 layers, a puffy coat that makes me look like a snowman, and two layers of pants… all the while the kids walked around in sweaters like the temperature was normal. I’ve obviously got a little growing to do in the tolerance department.
The lighting was just right, the sun hit the trees perfectly and their oldest son was having a blast, showing me all his coolest moves and how he climbed trees and rocks. In the end our cheeks were rosy and we had ourselves the best little Christmas family shoot.

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Scott Family

I had the privilege of photographing Celeste when she was pregnant with little Nora May and then I was blessed with photographing Nora May when she was firstborn… both of which I didn’t blog… eeeeeek! But look at me now, finally blogging this sweet family and the cute little shoot we did together. Their little family is precious and Nora May has the cutest little personality on her. I loved snapping away as she just smiled and was herself with her parents and then I LOVED that parents wanted their own photos taken together.

All in all it was a great shoot and Nora May was all smiles and I’m finally blogging this little family. *high-fives to myself*.

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I’ve been horrible at blogging lately which is such a sin because I have so many beautiful shoots to share with you! Dominique is only one of the many but look at this beautiful mama. She had the most beautiful baby boy only days after this shoot, he was breathtaking.

My time with Dominique was so fun, we walked into the woods behind my parents house in Germany right as the sun was setting, it couldn’t have been more beautiful. Congratulations to these two, they’re going to be amazing parents. IMG_3466IMG_3594

Rasmi and Ruth’s Wedding

Rasmi’s and Ruth’s wedding was nothing short of spectacular. The love that these two had for each other, the love that was shown throughout their entire special day, you couldn’t help but smile at it. The love filled the room!

They got married in England’s quaint countryside and my husband and I had the privilege of documenting the entire day and then kicking up our heels at night as we danced Ceilidh style. I don’t think we’ve been to a funner wedding then this… it was one for the books and so is this couple…

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Baby Hunter

I photographed little Hunter’s parents last summer, before the big news, so when they contacted me this summer and asked if I would take pictures of their week old baby boy… I was thrilled! Hunter and I got to hang out with his parents in their cute apartment. I brought my mom with me for the shoot, she had never seen me work before, and the entire time she couldn’t stop talking about how adorable he was. I think she talked about him the entire week after too! He was so adorable and I had so much fun photographing him and hanging out with his cool mom and dad.

You can see Hunter’s cool parent’s shoot here Here.

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Baby Kinsey

Rachel and Bri had their beautiful baby girl, Kinsey, and I was the lucky photographer who got to photograph this little cutie. It was so beautiful to see this little family grow into three and I loved watching how Bri and Rachel just adored her and took care of her, they’re setting a great example and she’s one lucky cookie to have these two as parents.

You can also check out Rachel’s maternity shoot HERE.

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I’m already going to apologize for not apologizing about how many pictures I’m about to post. This shoot was just too pretty and there’s no such thing (ahem! In my mind) as posting too many pictures.
I love the classic feel this shoot had, I imagine Dani about to attend a dinner party in the 30’s, she’s just so elegant.
In reality we had to struggle threw thistles and overgrown weeds and little prickly cacti like thingies… it was an ordeal! But totally worth every shot of this beautiful girl and her killer outfit.

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Childhood at its best!

Every once in a while I’ll do a shoot that just speaks to my heart.
Sometimes I won’t be able to say exactly what it is about the shoot that speaks to me so much… maybe the perfect lighting, or the chemistry between the couple, maybe every picture has a very evident story it’s telling….
Well, this is one of those shoots for me, I looked over these pictures when I finished and these three cuties just embodied childhood for me. Every shot (I think) is just booming with childhood, the experiences, the fun, the hot days of running around, the curiosity…. I loved that I was able to get it on camera! This is childhood, folks! There it is, for all of us to see, I love it!
Kids have the most fun!

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Bri and Rachel

This lady has got to be one of the coolest, funnest little preggo ladies out there.
I was super excited when Rachel told me she wanted a desert shoot and a flower crown. She asked me if I knew any good places and in reality, we live in the middle of a desert, in the  middle of a city, so no, I didn’t know any place super desert-y. So we decided to be adventurous and on the day of the shoot we started driving south.
I had so much fun shooting Rachel and I absolutely loved her vision for her maternity shoot.

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I’m in love with this shoot… do I say that about every shoot? I really think I do! And I sincerely mean it every single time… whatever shoot I’m working on, that’s the shoot I’m utterly in love with. I love swooning over the story the pictures tell, the beauty each person brings to their shoot and the way the pictures can reflect their personality. So with that being said, I’m currently drooling over Sami’s shoot… cause she’s gorgeous and cool, and oh so photogenic and the type of girl you just want to be with all the time.

Sometimes location scouting in Amman can be difficult, it’s not exactly the most picturesque city in the world, but Sami and I were able to find a pretty little garden where we could get some beautiful portraits, it reminded us of a California mission. (Um, swoon again)

So after grabbing some ice-cream and a little girl chat, we got to work… and let me tell you, it was like working with a model. This girl’s got it all!

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