Posted on June 27, 2011

It is hard to believe that an entire year has gone by since I had the privilege of capturing Tommy’s seventh birthday photos. You can find the blog post of that session here.  As I edited these pictures I was really struck with how much he has changed in the year. He is definitely looking more grown up now.  He is clearly the joy of his parents’ life and I can completely understand why.  For this session we met up at USC Spartanburg (Upstate) because this is where mom and dad went to school together. They like to choose locations for their photos that have meaning to them and are places that they have spent time at. I am hoping for next year when Tommy turns nine that Paris or St. Barts or New Zealand or London or the South of France happen to be on their list of places that mean something to them too. Ha ha. Wouldn’t that be fun to really, REALLY go on location for the photo shoot? :-)  Anyway, while I sit here dreaming of faraway exotic places I hope you all enjoy this little peek at our session that took place right here in the Upstate of South Carolina where it is now ridiculously hot and humid.

p.s. I really love this family.  :-)

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Posted on June 20, 2011

“A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.” ~Marion C. Garretty

I first worked with this family a bit over a year ago to do mom’s maternity pictures. That was followed up with a newborn session and now a year later we did a “sisters” session.  With birthdays only weeks apart big sister just turned five and baby sister turned one recently. These two girls put a smile on my face. What beautiful faces they have! With the bluest eyes and the prettiest blond hair they look like beautiful dolls. Baby sister is walking so I was anticipating a challenging session. What a pleasant surprise to find that she was a very cooperative walking one year old. No chasing was necessary. :-)  I loved this hay field behind their home. Such an inspiring place with the late afternoon sun.   Enjoy this little peek at our afternoon together.

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Posted on June 11, 2011

Call me crazy but even after having five children I still would love to have twins. So it was a double treat for me to meet these two precious little ones. They are such beautiful babies (boy and girl) born full term and positively perfect.  I loved how mom and dad were just bursting with pride over their children and rightfully so. They are gorgeous! I owe a huge thanks to fellow photographer Julie of Jelliebeanz Photography . She is very talented and I could not have done this shoot without her help. One newborn is an incredible amount of work to photograph let alone two so I am very thankful to have had an extra set of hands. And also a big thanks to mom, dad and grandma for their patience, trust and willingness to help. I had a wonderful time and wish you all the best with your new little ones.  Here is just a peek at what we captured. Enjoy!

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Mom wanted to get some shots of babies with the blankets that their great grandma made. Each blanket was beautiful and I know they are a treasure.

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