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I loved this family…they were fun, relaxed and the conversation came easy. The kids were adorable and we had no problem getting them to laugh and play and even strike a dapper pose or two. The little guy was one and half, so when you put him down, he was on the go! And I followed – hey, it’s part of the job description. Then I finally smartened up and asked his brother to catch him, which made for some cute shots.
For this session, we visited the beautiful NJ Botanical Gardens, and this was before the freak snow storm wreaked havoc on many of it’s trees and plants. But our timing was good and the grounds were such a picturesque backdrop for this beautiful family…I just love the results.
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OK…I know we just celebrated Halloween. And on top of that we had a major snow storm…in some places we got a foot and a half of snow, and many in my area are without power from fallen trees and downed power lines. Sooooo, I thought it only appropriate to inject some warm wishes into this cool, first day of November.
This beach session took place on the very last day of September…ya know, back when it was balmy. These kids were adorable, fun and photogenic! Mom chose some great outfits (love those dresses!) and as I’ve said before LBI as a backdrop just doesn’t get much better…
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Wow…this summer really flew by. It’s been my busiest summer yet in business, especially with beach sessions down at LBI! Unfortunately, something had to give…and it was my blogging. My beach season started in April and believe it or not, I’m on my way to the beach this weekend for one final session and who knows, maybe I’ll even get some pictures of my own children.
But before the feel of summer totally fades, giving way to fall foliage and Halloween mania, I wanted to show some of my favorite images from sessions that I didn’t have a chance to blog this summer…
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Well, with Hurricane Irene upon us, I thought we could use some sunny beach pictures to brighten things up… These boys got so big since the last time I saw them for a newborn & big brother session. Look at them now – all kinds of adorable. And what a change in just eight months!
Beach sessions for children are some of my favorites. Mom and Dad dressed them in great beachwear and brought colorful, wooden beach chairs which made for awesome props. At the end of the session, we were joined by the whole family… for a beautiful finale!
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I love that I get to encourage laughing on the job! It doesn’t always work, but it certainly did for this session. These four kids were awesome…they were engaging, interesting, and just delightful. They laughed easily, especially the girls, which not only makes my job easier but more fun. And I’m all about fun on the job. These portraits are a surprise Father’s Day gift from their mom to their dad and I just love that idea.
It’s always fun for me to try to capture each child’s unique beauty and I think you can see the different personalities shining through in these images…
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I met both these kids as newborns and it blows me away to see how quickly they’ve grown! This little girl doesn’t like to be away from mommy’s arms for too long, but we did manage to get some winning smiles while she sat all by herself! She looked just beautiful in the Crewcut dress mom put her in for the shoot, and had lovely accessories to match. I am loving her wind-blown hair, her little hands and that gentle smile in this first shot. This is my third time photographing her older brother – he gets more gorgeous every time I see him. Just check out his big brown eyes. Love the ‘do, too!
Very often I prefer black and white processing to color. Sometimes removing color also removes distractions and gives more focus to the subject. It is raw and pure and adds a timelessness to the image. I decided that for this blog post, I would indulge in an all black and whites. Two families with four cousins, came together on a sunny Saturday for one of my spring mini-sessions. The children were beautiful and well-behaved and all the adults were happy that spring had finally seemed to arrive. A very pleasant morning indeed. Now don’t worry guys, there are plenty of nice ones in color too…
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