Music and Monster {Linzy}

Linzy is a MONSTER! And she’s proud of it! This girl drinks so much Monster she’s probably turning green behind the ears! So it was only natural that we had to include a little Monster madness in our photo shoot. We also incorporated some other things Linzy loves…skateboarding, playground equipment, and a favorite spot in the woods. ALL the pictures turned out fantastic, but here’s some of my fav’s…LOVE LOVE these:

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I saved the best for last…this one was born of pure on-the-spot inspiration! We were driving down this road and I saw the sky and the horizon and the empty road and I screamed STOP!!! Ok, I didn’t scream, but I did rudely interrupt. And here’s what we came up with…definitely my favorite shot of the day, and Linzy’s too!

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Thanks Linzy! You’re awesome and I loved working with you! Keep on rockin’! See ya for more pix next year!

A stroll on the beach {Steve and Amy}

I had the pleasure of photographing Steve and Amy again…they got the REAL engagement photos back on New Year’s Eve but they also wanted some beach photos and some pictures at their new home. I was happy to oblige…they’re so fun to spend time with because they’re happily in love and nothing phases them! 🙂 Not even my bad driving and engine issues! Not the drunk guy on the boardwalk, NOTHIN! lol.

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It was a gorgeous day for the beach! First day out for me this year and I was enjoying every minute of it. So were Steve and Amy…

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Possibly one of my favorites of the day…

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My favorite of Amy…I just LOVE this shot of her! SO CUTE!

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Doesn’t get much cuter than this…

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This shot makes me want to go baaaack! Right NOW!

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The only two people on earth…

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I’ve always been a huge fan of sunsets…LOVE these shots!

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Steve and Amy, CONGRATULATIONS! So excited for you guys! Can’t wait for your wedding!

Half a year flies by {Ryleigh}

It seems like only yesterday Ryleigh was born. No wait…wasn’t it yesterday was when I photographed her Mommy and Daddy’s wedding…she must have been born earlier this morning! Well, either way, TIME FLIES! Ryleigh is 6 months old now and already a fashion diva! Check her out in her zebra stripes and feather hat! I fell in love instantly with her little Miss Thang outfit! Unfortunately, Ryleigh is…selective…about who gets smiles and I wasn’t on her list yet. Her agent told me that she was nervous because the last two sessions were…shall we say “birthday suit” sessions…and she thought that was entirely inappropriate now that she’s SIX months old. I reassured her, but still, I got skunk-eyed a few times. 🙂

DADDY gets big grins, though…he’s definitely on the A list!

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Look at her awesome huge eyes!!! I love this gaze!

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This was one of my favorite shots of the day! Most of the shots we were trying to get were in this great little zebra bed at this adorable little children’s boutique in Granger: Hugs From Heaven (who graciously allowed us to photograph in their store!!!!). But Ryleigh doesn’t LIKE beds. I should have known…it was right on her shirt!

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Six months and standing like this? Pretty amazing!

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LOVE this look! It makes me laugh every time!

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Such a sophisticated look!

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She ordered a tall iced cappucino, with cream, in case you’re wondering.

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A grin! I don’t remember what prompted this grin, but I was jumping up and down excited about it!

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This is one loooooved bebe!

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Thanks again to Hugs from Heaven for allowing us to use their gorgeous store for some of these great shots! Also to Caffe Gelato and Macri’s Piaaza.