For this Father, Son session, I had a recipe for success. An adorable, happy, and alert 2 month old, a loving father, a gorgeous morning, and of course, a doting mother who helped with all the smiles. I just had to show up and record all the happiness and beauty that was already going on in their home.

They are all so lovely and sweet and wonderful!

I love everything this session represents-  the love parents have for their children, the treasures these images will be in 5, 10, 30, 50 years from now, and that forever, the child will have an image of how much he is cherished.  I just love family photography.

Thank you for inviting me into your home and for inviting me to capture your very palpable love for each other.  It was a sincere pleasure.

 

 

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Do one year olds get any cuter!? This little guy and his stylish hat are heart melting. He is so sweet, curious, and happy, and I think his parents are pretty awesome as well.

It was a privilege to take their pictures again and help them add to their growing collection of family pictures in their hallway.

Thanks, friends!

 

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We enjoyed a wonderfully long weekend in Dallas – part vacation / part photographing. This family includes both- my big brother, his beautiful wife, and their spunky, fun-loving, gorgeous daughters. I love them all!

I also love this location. They are an urban family, so they needed an urban setting. I love the textures, the colors, and the modern feel it gives.

I love you guys!

 

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3 babes under 4 years is not easy, but this wonderful mom does it with ease, beauty, and so much love. We had the perfect Saturday morning together playing under the Live Oaks.

It was a real honor to take their pictures-  a special gift to this mom for her birthday.  I hope they are framed around their home and enjoyed for many, many years to come!

 

 

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She is one of the cutest babies I’ve seen … 4 months, still such a baby but so strong, expressive, interested, and happy.  Grabbing her toes, sucking her fist, watching her mommy, and laughing at her daddy.

She’s wearing a very special baptismal gown.  If I’m not mistaken, her beautiful gown has been worn by 4 generations and about 20 babies in all– an incredible history!  I know her baptismal day will be special.

I loved taking her pictures.  I also loved spending an hour with her wonderful parents.  It’s fun to be in the same city with them where our paths will cross much more often.  Thanks guys, it was a fun morning… Enjoy!

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I think photographs make such great gifts.  I recently did this session for this beautiful extended family, expanding 4 generations.  It was a Christmas gift for their mom, and it was a wonderful time of not only getting great images of everyone together, but also quality family time spent over Labor Day.

I really enjoy bringing families together, celebrating the life and love we have today, and sharing it for the generations to come.

I hope these are images they cherish for decades to come!  Thank you to you all!

 

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We had such a sweetly serene summer at the pool.

The relaxing heat, the sunlight through the trees, the floating and soaring through the water.

We didn’t want it to end.  So with these, I hoped to stop time a little, to capture the essence of our first summer in Houston.  With just a Kodak underwater camera, I think I did just that.

Hasta luego, verano, hasta pronto.

 

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What a fun, loving, and easy-going brother and sister pair!  (Not to mention super polite, as well.)   It was a delight to meet them this weekend, see them play, and catch some natural shots of them and their lovely parents.

I love letting the children lead the way, express themselves, and shine.

My favorite kind of session.

 

 

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I took some portraits of this lovely lady last week, and I couldn’t help but share. She is so beautiful. While family lifestyle is my number 1, I often have various other jobs. Women’s portraiture is one area that I’ve grown to love more and more. I really think everyone should have a nice picture of themselves, especially women.

This young lady has the world in front of her… job prospects, career options, so much potential. It was a pleasure to take her picture at this gorgeous time in her life.

 

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We had a fabulous vacation. Fun family time, cooler temperatures, wild exploration, and much needed rest and relaxation.

Yesterday, the girls and I pulled out the previous year’s vacation book. Look how we’ve all grown! Then we went further back, and leafed through all of our photo books. The perfect summer activity. And then I sat to make this year’s book. The whole family will receive one and hopefully enjoy it like a yearbook. An annual marking of our lives together. Here are some of my favorite images.

I really don’t want summer to end.

 

 

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