Summer has started at our house with a mean dose of allergies. But we press on through swim class, water balloon fights, and trampoline jumping. More to come for sure. So stay tuned! Maybe I’ll do a personal blog here soon.
A sweet beautiful baby girl came in the studio this past week. She preferred being awake which is fine by me. There is nothing like some eye contact from a new little baby. I could stare at newborns for hours. However, I have to be a busy bee if they snooze for a few minutes. And that’s what happened so I moved quickly during that few minutes. And at the end we did some headshots for her Dad.
I want to wish this family the best. They came to me before a move back to the islands. ~Aloha~ I’m glad we met before you left. You have such a beautiful little princess.
♥Sweet baby love on the blog this lovely Saturday♥
Baby number three in her family arrived and has been showered with love by her family and friends. Isn’t she just precious! I had so much fun playing with her and she looks so adorable in all her outfit changes. All the outfits are a collaboration her mother and I put together. The board with her name on it was an etsy find and I just adore it! Someday I’d like to craft one myself.
This was my sixth session I’ve had with this awesome family. I love seeing all the kids grow up. It’s a special part of my job. And all the baby snuggles are a fantastic part as well.
I hope you’ll enjoy these images with the same love I have for them.
Here’s a little man who stole my heart. He’ll call me Aunty. And I may spoil him because that’s what Aunties do. My daughter is also obsessed with him and all the things she will teach him to do and to eat. She talks about him daily. There is something special about cousins isn’t there.
Since I know his Daddy really well, I knew what theme would be perfect~ A tiny little fisherman. I had the little outfit for months waiting his arrival. The adorable knit outfit is from https://www.etsy.com/shop/HatCharacters?ref=below-listing-title. The fishing rod detail is amazing. I wish I had knitting skills like that.
Have you ever met someone and realized later that you had met previously? Well this happened to me with this beautiful mother. It had been about 6 years or so when her son was a young toddler. We met at a mutual friend’s baby shower. I guess I don’t forget faces. Especially ones that I’ve photographed. Names on the other hand I don’t have a clue two seconds after I’m told most of the time. I’ll have to try the rhyming game to get that down.
We had a great time together at the park running and exploring. Spring here is just as pretty as the fall with the willow trees and tiny budding flowers among the grass. Also along the boardwalk were a forest of ferns growing. It was beautiful. I want to go back and see more with my family soon.
And this baby with her tongue. Be still my heart. What a doll!!!
This little cutie was back for her one year photos. The highlight of course was the cake smash. It was exploding with cuteness for me to watch her devour her cupcake. She didn’t hesitate for a second to begin digging in. Just a few crumbs remained.
Since the weather had been so terrible, dark, and rainy I’ve had many of my sessions postpone in hopes of the sun making an appearance. But this doll could come hang in the studio. So we had no problems capturing her curious nature and that million dollar smile (I had that saying said about my daughter so it makes me laugh inside to write it out with the memory attached to her too).
After a year goes by you see this totally different tiny human arrive. It’s really amazing. One thing remained the same, however, her sweet happy nature and the joy in her mamas eyes as she watches her. I’m sure I have the most obnoxious smile on my smile observing. So pay no attention to my expressions while I photograph you. Inside my head I’m screaming I LOVE MY JOB! Next up are a couple of family sessions. So make sure to come back for a peek.
Ahhhh, the day it snowed was this little guy’s afternoon session. So after sledding, snowman building, snowball fights, and hot cocoa I headed over for my baby fix and met my neighbors.
The little guy was so content and happy. The moment he started to the fuss his daddy, the baby whisperer, had some amazing tricks that soothed him immediately. They also had a 10 month old puppy that was smitten by the new edition. He nuzzled him and laid gently beside him. It was so sweet to watch. I don’t think I’ve seen a dog behave with a newborn so well so young.
It was pretty much a perfect day for me. It was a gift. I followed up with one more session to close out 2016. What a wonderful year for my little business. Not every shoot was blogged, but if you look back I had quite of variety of sessions. Congratulations to the engagements, babies, weddings, and graduates this past year. It’s touches me deeply to observe all these life moments and to see your children grow each year. I’ve met so amazing people from all over our area. In fact, this was a funny encounter. As I went in to get my teeth cleaned over the summer I saw a previous coworker and friend who was finishing up her last patient that happened to be her son in law. She introduced us and I was like…. I know you. I had taken his headshot, a few months back, and worked along side him at a wedding a few years back. What are the chances we would have that connection. We live in such a small world sometimes.
Anyways, THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for all your support, kind works, referrals, and the hugs too. I hope to capture you all again next year.
Here is a special session with a family I adore. These images were taken at their property. So please don’t hesitate to have me come to your place for sessions. Parks are great. But your home has such special meaning and uniqueness.
And what about all those fall colors!!! We are coming to an end of the fall season of photo sessions. If you missed out please plan ahead for spring. It’s the next best time of the year for sessions.
And now time for my favorites. What a gorgeous family inside and out. And the most expressive 3 month old I’ve ever photographed. I just love her.
Can you even stand how adorable this family is! I am so happy they came to me for there portraits. They are some more out-of-towners visiting family and scheduled a shoot. I photographed the mom some years back before marriage and her adorable baby girl came along.
They brought along the adorable props. The childhood heirloom chair, the giant pink balloon~I’m obsessed. I think the 8-12 months age is just heaven. They can’t run from me yet! Everything that comes in their path is amazement and wonder. I wish I could share the entire session!
I was able to photograph this sweetheart thanks to an online referral on a Facebook discussion board for Bellevue. I have no idea who that was, but I am so thankful. I really want to thank all my clients for all their referrals. You guys are so appreciated!! I feel like it’s the absolute best way to find the best clients.
I adore these three. Emma was such a sleepy dream. I love those wrinkled elbows and shoulders. LOVE them! I am really able to get my baby fix with these little tiny humans. The little cries and facial expressions are so sweet. I miss that. So I hope this gives you guys that little “baby fix” as well.
My first new little lady to meet is Josie. What a real little dolly. She’s three weeks new on this day. A very alert and curious sweetheart. It was a dark overcast day, but we captured the little light we could. Of course now we have summer weather happening here in the PNW. Weather is sure a gamble in these parts. We played, snuggled, wrapped, unwrapped, and played some more. I thought it was super cute that she liked to be sitting up when changing outfits. I like a girl that knows what she wants! 😉
So here is a new layout for the images I’m giving a try. I have some new upgrades that I have purchased so feel free to private message me feedback. I have a new online gallery that is superior to the old format. So make sure you check it out. I do not have all the older sessions uploaded. However, if you would like to have yours up to see what cool things you can now purchase just let me know.