The S Family

As the days get shorter and the night gets longer it’s cozy to nestle into our late season traditions of family dinners with stew and movie nights on the couch. Weddings slow down and family sessions wrap up this time of year because it seems we’re all preparing for the holidays in one way or […]

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Baby F – Half Birthday

This sweet family melts our heart. We’ve had the privilege of getting to know Dani and Carl through their Maternity session, Newborn Photos and now 6 Month photos for their son, F. Little F is a happy-go-lucky kind of guy that makes you want a dozen more kids. The joy he brings to this family […]

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Stephanie + Baby M

It’s such a joy to watch your friends become mothers. My dear friend Stephanie has been in my life for over ten years – from the dancing days in college to rendezvous in Paris, weddings, dinner parties and everything in between – there has been no greater time than the last seven months as we’ve […]

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The B Family

We may be biased, but we have to believe the best Holiday gift a family can give is documenting a photo session for their family archives. Even in the corse of one year, children grow and change so rapidly, it’s a treat to look back at the photos when your children were one, two, three, […]

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The S Family

It’s hard to put into words how special this family is. I definitely get writers block because of all the wonderful things I could share with you about them. Since my time is brief, you should know this: The S Family are one of the most genuine, gracious and loving group people you will ever […]

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The B*G Family

We love this job for so many reasons. The biggest being that we are given the honor of coming into people’s lives during such emotional and vulnerable┬ámoments. Falling in love, getting engaged, getting married, having a baby and watching your family grow and change – these are the exciting years of life and it’s with […]

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The L Family

We can’t tell you what a privilege it is to watch our couples grow into beautiful families. Nicole and Jeff have been long time Summer Street supporters, starting back to their dating relationship and commissioning us to photograph them as a couple. Fast forward a few years and we’re shooting their Engagement Session and Wedding. […]

We can’t tell you what a privilege it is to watch our couples grow into beautiful families. Nicole and Jeff have been long time Summer Street supporters, starting back to their dating relationship and commissioning us to photograph them as a couple. Fast forward a few years and we’re shooting their Engagement Session and Wedding. Now they’ve welcomed two beautiful boys into their family and asked us to capture some photos of this special time in their lives. We love the challenge of shooting indoors, and with a newborn in cold months there really isn’t a better option than shooting in the studio if a family wants something a little more formal than their own home. At just 18 months apart, these two boys are going to grow up as the best of friends. It’s obvious already that big brother is doing a great job, and sweet little brother will have a strong role model to look up to. We couldn’t resist taking a few images of the newest member of this clan who was the perfect subject with his clear blue eyes locking right into the camera. Nicole and Jeff, we are thrilled for you during this exciting and exhausting time. Our hearts are full of love for you four and we are honored to capture your family as it continues to grow!

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