Hello, dear friends!

Happy 2021! My fall season of 2020 was met with many families eager to get out of the house and capture some FUN memories in an otherwise shaky year - who could blame them?! I’m excited to be back on the blog now and share some of the beauty with you!

You may remember Jen & Niels from previous posts as we celebrated their courthouse wedding & then began the New Life Collection! Catch up on their maternity photos & in-home newborn photos, and enjoy seeing baby Bryce grow with these 6-month-old photos aaand 1-year-old photos coming soon! Yes, that’s right, he just turned 1 year old this month, and I can hardly believe it’s already been a year since this little guy was born. I know Jen & Niels can’t believe it either!

We took these photos in July 2020, and we met at the gorgeous Gene Stroud Rose Garden Park near their home since they’d been spending a lot of time outdoors on their greenway trails & at local parks recently. It was the perfect backdrop & I hope you’ll agree that the morning light was just perfect. Enjoy!

Jen & Niels - 6-month-old Baby Bryce

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Gene Stroud Rose Garden Park - Bolin Creek Trail

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How sweet are these momma son moments?!

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Oh my goodness, and this next one with Bryce & his daddy <3 These are the moments they will always be thankful to have captured.

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We decided to do some reading in the garden!

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Niels is from the Netherlands, so they brought a bilingual book. It was really cool to hear him reading in Dutch! (Yes, families really read while we take these photos!)

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Gotta get some photos of baby by himself! What a strong baby in tummy time, pushing up like a champ & smiling at his parents :) My son hated tummy time for quite a while!

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Still can’t get over the beautiful morning light in the garden!

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SO SWEET! Bryce’s smile is the best!

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Wow, aren’t these photos so special to have?! It is such an honor to capture these moments and help moms & dads savor them for a lifetime.

And - I am so excited to design an heirloom photo album for Jen & Niels soon! With the New Life Collection, families receive prints with each session AND an album after the 1-year session that showcases baby’s growth across the year by featuring favorite photos from each session - maternity, newborn, 6-month, & 1-year. Since we just had his 1-year session, I’m excited to bring the photos together and design a beautiful keepsake for them!

Are you expecting a little one soon? The New Life Collection is the perfect way to savor these first moments together, forever! Send me a message so I can tell you more!

Already have a bouncing baby or a busy toddler? You might know better than anyone that these moments are fleeting. I get it - I have a 16-month-old myself, and I don’t know where the time has gone. Let me create a seamless experience for you to capture this moment in time and always remember your baby's sweet smiles or toddler's cute little wobbly walk.