Adventure sessions have become a fast favorite for me! I am always down to go adventuring and exploring for sessions. Not only because I love finding new places to shoot, but because it’s something new and fun for your family to experience together! I get to capture genuine moments and a family memory that will last forever, which is so important to me. When Nancy and Mike said they were down to explore, I was super excited and sending over all kinds of cool locations I’ve wanted to check out. We hiked to this beautiful waterfall for their couple’s session recently and the images did not disappoint! Here are some of the highlights!
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I have worked with this super sweet family for a few sessions now, and I was so happy that they booked another family session over the fall! I always enjoy reconnecting with past clients and seeing how much their kids have grown. It was such a beautiful day in the city and that red dress was the absolute PERFECT choice to contrast against all the greenery around. It gave the perfect little pop of color for this set. Their canvas grouping turned out absolutely beautiful and is such a fun added piece for the kids’ playroom! Here is a quick peek from their family session in Richmond!
I had the pleasure of photographing this adorable little girl recently. She is as sweet as can be and was shy in the beginning, which is very understandable for a kid meeting a new person! I was very shy as a kid, so I feel like I know how to relate and can draw out their personalities… in their own time, of course. Once they see me jumping all over and rolling on the ground like a ninja, me and my big camera just aren’t so scary anymore 😉 We had such a fun time playing together and creating these beautiful images. Watching her dance around like no one was watching and without a care in the world made my heart so happy! We should all live like this.
My fall schedule has been super hectic trying to keep up with sessions and I fell a bit behind on blogging. This session took place at Yorktown Beach over the summer, which is the cutest little spot! I had so much fun photographing them as we strolled through the town and the kids played in the sand on the beach. I posted a video slideshow to my facebook page also that showcased some of my favorite images from their session. I had SO MANY favorites, so it’s definitely worth taking the time to look! You can view the slideshow here. These are the moments I love in life.
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I have the honor of photographing this gorgeous family a couple times a year so they can update their wall portraits and preserve the memories of their children growing up. When we were thinking about what we wanted to do for this particular session, I suggested we go to their family’s river house where they spend a lot of time swimming, crabbing, and making memories every summer. I am so glad we did because I had the BEST time photographing these sweet kids playing in a place that is super special to them. It makes me so happy that they will have these fun and authentic photographs to look back on when they are older and reminiscing about their childhood.
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Catching up on blog entries here and am so excited to share some of my recent work as I go through all of my summer sessions! I had the opportunity to photograph these beautiful sisters just before the youngest sister had a unicorn-themed birthday! Of course, our unicorn was incredibly excited to be loved on and spoiled by them, and we had the most amazing time romping around the farm while I photographed their incredible bond and their mama savored these last moments of pure childhood innocence. I’m so glad that she will have these photographs of her gorgeous girls to look back on. Here are some of the highlights from their gallery!
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I can’t believe I have lived in Virginia my entire life and have never been to Yorktown before (that I can remember, any way)! I had the best time exploring the area with Ariana and Chase. They were up for anything, so we chased the light and ended up getting some really beautiful photographs for them. I already can’t wait to go back and shoot! Here is a little peek at their couple’s session.
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It’s always been such a wonderful and privileged feeling to watch my repeat clients’ little ones grow up over the years. I got to work with one of my favorite families again recently, and it is just amazing how fast time goes when you have children! There are really no words to describe how happy it makes me to have clients come back year after year, because I really enjoy watching these kids grow up so much.
I had the honor of photographing this beautiful mama and her boys again at my farm in Doswell, and it was the. best. day. Beautiful weather with some gorgeous sunshine after all the rain we’ve been having, and we just went on a walk and had FUN! I’ve been incorporating short video clips into my sessions to further document these sweet little memories, and am pleased to offer this new service for my upcoming sessions. If you haven’t watched their clip yet, hop on over to my Facebook page and check it out!
For now, here are some of the images from their session! Check out this link to view a slideshow with more images. I hope I accurately portrayed just how much love this family has between them. ❤
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I’ve been photographing the Hollender family for years now, and did this adorable little girl’s newborn pictures last summer! Look how big she is now! Her mama and I collaborated on styling for this session. I found the perfect little dress with a beautiful lace back, and we incorporated the headband she wore in her newborn photos for a familiar touch and to showcase her growth. They wanted some pictures of their amazingly sweet older dog as well, and we got some really lovable, soulful portraits of him, as well as some heart warming pictures of the two of them together. I’m so excited to see their final images in print form for their gallery wall!
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Little Ashlyn may go down in the record books for being the most well-behaved almost-four year old I have ever photographed! As a family photographer, I usually have a big old bag of tricks up my sleeve when it comes to photographing toddlers, because they can be so unpredictable, but she calmly and quietly listened to every thing I said without a fuss! Here’s a little peek at her whimsical unicorn session!
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