Category Archives: Families

the Mensah family

I know I have said this before but this really might be my favorite session to date.  It was so hard choosing a few of my top favorites from this bunch, I really kind of wanted to show you all of them but I manged to narrow it down.  When I met the Mensah family, mom Isabelle had just given birth (via c-section!) four days prior.  I have had 2 c-sections and I can say with 100% certainty that I did not look this good!  Super mom status! So without further ado.  The beautiful Mensah family.

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Calder. 7 months

This is my favorite age.  6-9 month olds are so happy.  Constantly smiling, laughing and learning.  Calder is such a sweet boy and I was so happy to have the chance to take his picture again.

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the Menkiti’s

The last time I saw the Menkiti family they were awaiting the arrival of the newest Menkiti boy.  I love photographing newborns…love.it.  Their little cries and sounds and the way they smell.  (During a newborn session is the only time it is appropriate to smell a client.)  Meet sweet baby Clayton.

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the Avalos

Today I met John, Susan and LJ (aka Little John aka Peanut).  LJ, a 5 year old superhero, will be going to Children’s tomorrow morning to have a tumor removed from his brain…this will not be his first brain surgery.  I could literally feel the love and pain radiating from Susan during our session this afternoon.  Watching her memorize his face and mannerisms with tears in her eyes was more than I could handle. It was very powerful and very moving.  Luckily she had tissues on hand for me too. They reminded me to love my kids a little harder.  Good luck tomorrow sweet boy.

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Caso’s in Naples

We just got back from an awesome family vacation in Naples.  The fact that we had such an amazing time made the hellish flight with a 17 month old worth the pain.  The beach is a great place to take pictures.  The light is great, the scenery is great and everyone is always happy.  Perfect.  I wanted to share a few of my favorites from the week.  (Oh how I miss 85 and sunny!)

My hunka-hunka husband, Louis.

 

 

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my cutie patootie baby, Ronan.  I love this kids walk.

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My oldest, Louis.  I told him if he could catch the bird that he could keep it.  He came pretty close!

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Maëlle (aka Mimi) the only one who ever holds still for a picture.

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