Saturday, August 20, 2011

An Honest Moment

Again, I will share the image that changed me. We got the chance to capture the most beautiful 6-day-old baby girl with her family last week. Mommy looked AMAZING at not even a week out. There were adorable kisses, hugs, snuggles, and laughter. We captured all this; it was beautiful. And then there was this shot - in between shots. The new mother was not posing, was not aware of the camera, was simply and beautifully looking at her new baby daughter who until very recently had only been imagined. There was a stillness and the baby felt it, and settled into the grace of it. And Brian, ever the artist, felt it and snapped this shot. And there it is. The art of that stillness. The weight of that moment. This image reminds me to look at my daughter, now six-years-old, and just as fascinating and special to me as she was in that first week of life. To look at her. And to see her. To breath into that space of stillness and simply love my child.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Basket Full of Love

This beautiful girl is so loved and so lucky. Welcome to the world, wee baby girl.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

All Together!

Thank you so much to the Tucker family for allowing us to stay at your home in GA during our visit. We had a great time. We hope you enjoy the images of your adorable children as much as we enjoyed capturing them for you.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

A Model Family

Silly daddies and cuddly mommies always make the sitting more fun for everyone. Keep it fun, loving, and relaxed! A model family!

This is the shot.

This is the shot. I go through the images we capture. We always capture the images that meet the client's goals. That's a given. But there's always one picture for me. One that breaks my heart.
I gasp.
I sigh.
I smile.
I gaze.

I don't care who likes it, or who appreciates it, or who understands it. I love it. This is the shot.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

How They've Grown!

We love repeat clients for a few reasons. It's great to know they appreciate our work. It's fun to see how the kids have grown and changed. And in the case of this particular family, they are just amazing people. Such a fun and gracious group of people is a joy to capture whenever their family vacation brings them to the Bay.