Portfolio :: Kim & The Crew :: Part One :: {Family Portraits}

Kim asked me to come out for an afternoon filled with family portraits.  Fall in the Midwest can be so unpredictable and I’ve been crossing my fingers for the last few weeks that the weather would cooperate!  We got a VERY sunny afternoon with weather in the mid-50’s.  So thankful!  And I’m really happy with the warm glow the sun provided in the photos.

Side note: As I go through my final sort of the photos and type out this post, Sunday Night Football is on and I am so annoyed by that song. haha you know the song, right?  “Waitin All Day for Sunday Night!” ugh.  I love a good game of football, but that song can go.

Anyway, here are some of my favorite images from the larger group photos we took.  I’m splitting this into at least 3 posts, I think., because I’m running into my usual problem of having a hard time narrowing down my favorites to just a handful.  So watch out for a few more posts in the coming weeks!


Introducing: Lydia! {newborn photography}

My sweet niece turned 4 months old a few days ago and I got to visit her and hold her again for the first time since shortly after she was born.  I hate living so far from my dear friends and family, but it certainly makes the time we get together precious.  Here are a few of my favorites from our afternoon session…

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When I arrived, she was snoozin, but she quickly woke up and her big eyes in this photo make me smile!

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At the end of her session, I got to hold her and snuggle her.  She fell asleep in my arms after a long day of playing and lots of outfit changes.  She did great!  Auntie Jenny loves you, Lydia!  I’m looking forward to watching you grow up into a beautiful woman.  And I can’t wait to geek out and take photos of you along the way!