Monthly Archives: October 2011
Perhaps the best yawn picture EVER.
And maybe the best hand/wrist/mid-arm etc. rolls too. Delish.
Now I normally have an aversion to upside-down pictures of babies lying down for some reason. I think they can be confusing to look at, as a viewer, but this one makes me smile so much I had to include it. Come on now, isn’t he incredible?
Again, breaking my upside-down rule. But loving this one too. (I guess J’s not officially upside-down here, but the way his parents are looking at him is upside-down, and I sometimes find this doesn’t work, but this one totally does.)
Love the wall decor :)
So fun to meet you guys, thanks for having me out!
In a few hours I’ll be back to your regularly scheduled programming – cute clients all the time – but this morning I took a few minutes with my own little halloween goblins outside (in the SNOW). In past years I’ve invited the whole neighborhood over, but with the weather the way it was this weekend, it was too hard to organize the timing of that, so I just forced my own children to don their costumes one day early and get wet and cold for a few minutes. C’mon guys, it’s for ART!! For posterity! You’ll thank me later… right? Right??
Eventually they warmed up a bit and showed off the Wonder Woman-i-tude:
And the Kitty style: (But don’t ask how many bribes I had to go through to get her into this cat costume. I kid you not – 30 minutes of begging, lollipops, everything. She is sooooo two.)
Brrrrr is it time to go inside yet??
E checked out her new brother B’s toes, and confirmed – p.u.! Or maybe not, but at least it made her giggle. E is just 25 months older than her now one month old brother – so they narrowly missed membership in my exclusive two under two club – but I think maybe we can grant them honorary membership for a bit.
Especially when hangout time with the two of them includes moments like this:
And a few of just the little dude:
He looks SOOO much like his sister in this next one:
Loved seeing you guys! xo
Sometimes all we need for great pictures is a walk around the corner to the playground. I love this.
Note J and B’s hands, and B’s adoration. Wonderful.
Calmer, and nice.
A little crazy never hurt.
Wonderful to see you guys!
It’s been many many years with these two beauties, and this year they seem really old at 9 and 7. Gorgeous, poised, and mature little ladies :)
With their lovely mama:
I have to start with these two pictures that just tell the story of having four fantastic kids so well. Love the joy in this one:
Love the comfort (and craziness) obvious in this one :)
In the spirit of the upcoming holiday, thought big J’s best individual shot included this awesome ghoul:
It was wonderful seeing you guys, thanks so much!
I’m going to let these adorable three speak for themselves :)
(Oh wait, but one quick story – love the urgency on biggest sister K’s face here – she’s telling us that her brother’s falling off the swing. We all thought it was hilarious, and the big girls kept telling us he really was falling. Mom grabbed him, eventually, but I just love this stressful but awesome moment.)
Love pup catching some air in the background here:
Loved seeing you guys!
Big brother W is eight and a half, and his new perfect brother N was only seven weeks old when we took these photos a few weeks ago. This means these guys are already fast friends, with little N already kicking W in the face with those strong little legs…
Killer dimples on big W:
He’s enjoying himself a ton with these guys:
Loving his mama:
Had a moment waiting while people put shoes on to go outside, and this guy seemed like he needed a new headshot:
I’m so honored you guys had me come out to celebrate N’s arrival, thank you.
As W tickles N’s foot with his hand in a cast… the expressions in this one just tell such a sweet story.
And lastly – I love Mom’s hand on W’s head here:
OK, before I show you all the adorable pictures of these two guys, I had to start with the most awesome mom shot. If this doesn’t tell the story of a mom of two boys under three, I don’t know what does :)
Now back to these two handsome boys:
Grandpa stopped by so we could make sure we got a three generations shot:
And my dad made the connection with this family for me, so I had to post this one in his honor. I know he wishes his granddaughters took the same interest in golf as this little guy.
Wonderful to meet you guys!
I had such grand visions of tonight’s elementary school candlelit “Lantern Walk” around our local pond, from a photographer’s perspective. Turns out it was pitch black and I didn’t have any luck taking pictures on the walk around the pond.
Annie, on the other hand, got to walk home afterwards hand-in-hand with my sister (the person she thinks hung the moon). So it was a success, after all.
Met up at an apple orchard with these two beauties – and although color versions of these late-in-the-day shots are sweet, I’m loving their b&w counterparts…
Mama pulled her girl…
And then J got to do some work pulling…
But for some reason this one screams color to me.
Adored spending the afternoon with you guys, thank you! Great idea.
The final shoot of the 12 family mini-shoot day was a pair of twins I hadn’t seen since they were newborn sweeties, and now they’re big one year olds. Perfect one year olds.
The light was streaming through the trees, all was right with the world :)
Except when K was told she was not allowed to eat leaves. She did not like that rule.
But she got over it :)
Love how K won’t stand here, and she’s cracking her mama up. T is completely calm, showing his skills :)
And the ladies too…
Mama and her two. Wonderful to see you guys!
The thing is – these guys are just fun. Just FUN. I missed them – it’s been years and I haven’t had a chance to take their picture since their boys were teenie, and that’s just one of the things I love about these mini-shoot days. I get a chance to touch base with people I haven’t seen in a while, and I love it.
I mean, come on – aren’t you jealous that I got to hang out with them?
Best part of this next one? I totally didn’t set mom and dad up in the background. They just sat like that on their own.
Both guys rocked their catching the ball photos:
So fun to see you guys. Thanks Julie, for making it happen!!
I have one word for these two ladies. OK, two:
I haven’t seen them since they were nine months old, and I almost didn’t recognize them when I met up with them on the mini-shoot day. This one is my hands-down favorite.
Every moment of their session made me so happy. I loved meeting their grandparents…
The striped socks.
Their slightly mussed hair.
How very different (and yet similar) they are…
And the way they grasped hands when they got together for pictures. It just gave me chills.
Loved loved LOVED seeing you guys. So glad we got you a spot!
The twinkliest eyes ever.
Oh, and I forgot to mention they’re also crazy. ;)