One of the last photo sessions I had while I was in NC was with a fellow photographer and friend. Right after these photos, their youngest Hannah became OFFICIALLY theirs. Their adoption went through and they were officially the Mama and Daddy of THREE babies! She wanted to do some photos to document this amazing celebration! I was honored to be their photographer for their first official family photos.
Ok y’all. Its been a hot minute since I’ve blogged. Like.. OVER a year. Most of you all know where my life has ended us up at this point. We moved to Boise, Idaho a few months ago and these beauties were my first session here! The fall here is everything I wanted it to be. Its colorful, not terribly cold and it doesn’t rain every day ( like it does in WA falls.) I met this lovely family at one of my favorite parks and the weather was perfect. Have I mentioned how the weather here is awesome?
Anyway, this family is just as adorable in person as they look in these photos. <3 Enjoy!Because his tongue clearly needed some exfoliation.I loved their little shoes!
Kim and I were best friends in high school. Like the best. She was the sister I was never blessed with. So when she announced her engagement I hoped she was going to ask me to photograph it. I think about us as kids and the things we talked about and one of the random conversations we talked about was how at our weddings we were going to play music by Cole Porter ( all of his music was in the movie DeLovely and we had just watched it). Thats about as far as we got into the wedding planning at the ripe ole age of 16/17 but for some reason it really stuck out the day she married Chris. They were married in the courtyard at 511 Place in downtown Pensacola, FL. Their vows and readings were some of the most original I had ever heard. There were quotes from Dr Who, and The Nightmare Before Christmas. There was a sprinkle of rain, a lot of tears out of her father and a lovely serenade by the father of the groom oh and a LOT of dancing. It was a great night indeed and that was all before Chris let his hair down.I am so happy you two found your happiness. <3
Gosh, these two. <3 There is so much love for the both of them. Becca and I went to the same high school and while we didnt exactly know each other (different grades) I found her quite pleasant when we did actually interact. Flash forward a few years and were “Facebook” friends. One night I remember an adorable beach proposal coming through my newsfeed with candles and everything. It looked so romantic and yes, it was Curtis’ proposal to Becca. She emailed me and well of course I was in. I arrived to her aunts home to find it raining in sunny ole’ Gulf Breeze. Not like the usual Florida rain shower either, it was pretty wet. They didn’t let it get them down though and the weather turned out 100% better than they even anticipated with it having rained so much hours before. Of course I forgot to get a photo of the three of us during your actual wedding but we took this one at Seville afterwards. You two, just keep doing what you’re doing, cause it’s right. Thank you for trusting me in your day! I am humbled you asked me. <3
Also I had an awesome second photographer helping me throughout their day, Zac Green.
Oh gosh. I have been waiting for this wedding for years it seems. I know Rob and Beccy though lindy hop. Rob and Beccy lived here in Raleigh the first time we lived here. They moved to St Louis right around the same time we moved to WA(2011) after they had just been dating a little while. A couple years later we were roomies at an event called Lindy Focus and Beccy mentioned how Rob needed to get on it. However, Rob had other plans, he had plans to make Beccy a ring. (Soon ill post a fun video on his process!) She said yes and well, here we are, at their wedding day, Memorial Day weekend in May 2016. It was a lovely day and not terribly hot. Rob got there early to set the sound up to record the ceremony and do some band sound checks while Beccy got dressed upstairs. Their vows were sweet and loving and I loved hearing them because it helped me to know them just a tad bit more.
I am so glad I got to share your big day and I am so glad you two are my friends. Just wish you were closer again. Love y’all!