Babies

The Franklin Family has Grown!

Hey there, friends!

I’m alive!!  I thought it was time for me to take a break from educating the future of America (and traveling all summer) to update this blog and let you know that I’m still around and taking photos.  🙂

Though greatly delayed (I promise I’m more prompt when it comes to photo shoots with clients), here are highlights from my time with the Franklin family this year.  They’ve grown a bit since our last session together!

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

There are more family photography and travel photos coming soon!!!


The Rest of 2016’s Photo Sessions

Hello, my friends!

I’m getting my photography act together and wanted to get my blog up-to-date so I can share more recent sessions next.  Here is proof that I did something other than travel photography in 2016.  🙂  I hope you enjoy these lovely families that I photographed this past fall!

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Welcome to the world, little Evie!

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Loved this rainbow session with my brother’s family!

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I loved capturing these brothers together!

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This family is a regular on the blog and I’ve loved watching them grow!

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This little boy has grown so much since I took his newborn photos!

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Repeat clients like this family are so fun to photograph!

 

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I really appreciate it when co-workers trust me to capture Christmas card photos!

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Here is another co-worker’s family that was so fun to photograph!

 


A Look Back at 2016

There’s nothing like an icy day trapped at home to give me the time I’ve needed all year to catch up this blog!

With apologies for the slightly haphazard style of all of this, here is my attempt to catch up the blog so I can be more up-to-date on posting recent photo sessions, as well as recent travel (which is soon!).

I hope you enjoy the recap.  I hope to be back with more soon.

Merry Christmas to all!

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Documenting my nephew’s new glasses and my niece at six months!

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The Netts are a family of three now!

 

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Samantha is one!

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It was such a joy capturing the Dowells with their newborn!

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The Moores are such a fun and beautiful family.  I loved catching up with them during our photo session!

 

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I made a trip to PA this summer and loved catching up with these high school friends and their girls!

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This family.  How I love the Baenzigers and what a joy it was to capture them as a family of four now!

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These are my adorable birthday-sharing nieces, celebrating one and three together!

Thanks for stopping by, friends!


Welcome, Little Samantha!

I’ve been photographing this family since their oldest daughter was six months old.  Now there are three of them!  It’s been a joy to watch them grow.  Here are newborn photos of their newest addition, Samantha.  I hope you enjoy the sweetness of these little ones and a few with their beautiful mama, too!  🙂

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Welcome to the World, Liam!

This little guy is one blessed baby!  I’m a big fan of his parents and was so excited to go up to Fort Wayne at the beginning of June to meet him.  Kendra and I have been great friends for sixteen years and it was a joy to meet this addition to David’s and her family and take some newborn photos of little Liam.  I hope you enjoy these highlights from our time together!  I bet you can figure out one of his dad’s favorite pastimes through these photos!IMG_2530wm

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Such a beautiful mama!

Such a beautiful mama!

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I felt right at home spending the day with these friends and really enjoyed the time getting to know my newest baby buddy!

Had to get a photo of my buddy Liam and me!

Had to get a photo of Liam and me!


Sneak Peek: Lots to Come!

Hi there!  It’s been a busy few months here.  I’ve just returned from a cross-country road trip from Indiana to Los Angeles and have lots to share from that adventure!  Here are some sneak peeks of sessions and travel posts I will be sharing soon.  Stay tuned!

Here is a recreation of a shot I took of three of my brother's children a few years ago.  More photos of my brother and sister-in-law's family coming soon!

Here is a recreation of a shot I took of three of my brother’s children a few years ago. More photos of my brother and sister-in-law’s family coming soon!

This is the lovely baby who came from the last maternity photo session I posted.  Look back for more newborn photos of Liam soon!

This is the lovely baby who came from the last maternity photo session I posted. Look back for more newborn photos of Liam soon!

I've been photographing these kids since this big sister was six months old!  Look back soon for newborn photos of this beautiful baby sister!

I’ve been photographing these kids since this big sister was six months old! Look back soon for newborn photos of this beautiful baby sister!

We took our time exploring Utah on the cross-country road trip.  Here is a shot of Bryce Canyon.  More to come soon of Arches, Capitol Reef, Bryce, and Zion National Parks.

We took our time exploring Utah on the cross-country road trip. Here is a shot of Bryce Canyon. More to come soon of Arches, Capitol Reef, Bryce, and Zion National Parks.

We finished our journey in Los Angeles.  Here is a photo from outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.  More Cali photos will be posted soon!

We finished our journey in Los Angeles. Here is a photo from outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. More Cali photos will be posted soon!


The Mansoori Girls are Growing!

Last month I had a wonderful time catching up with the Mansoori family and seeing how their girls have grown since our last photo shoot.  Lily continues to be a wonderful big sister to Layla, who has grown quite a bit since her newborn photos!  It was really fun to photograph them in their element at home.  For some of the photos, the girls wore their Persian dress up clothes, an adorable piece of their heritage that I really enjoyed documenting for them.  I hope you enjoy these photos!

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Who doesn't love getting permission to jump on the bed??

Who doesn’t love getting permission to jump on the bed??

Persian tea party!

Persian tea party!

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