i suppose it’s a fitting theme for where i am in business right now – white – because in a couple of weeks i begin a virtual flurry of weddings, engagements and bridal sessions. but in the meantime, here’s one of my all-time favorites of my daughter, abby, in one of our rare alabama snows. [...]
may 14, 2011. we drug ourselves off the plane from our second 33-hour trip home from ethiopia. we stood at our gate, showered with love and shouts of welcome home from our family and friends. the baby in our arms was scared and overwhelmed…but he was ours.
august 21, 2011. we raced into the airport [...]
three families began meeting almost a year ago. they drank amazing coffee and shared hours of laughter and tears. but they shared something else as well – each of them was working tirelessly to bring a son or daughter home from africa.
and the reason i know about their amazing time together? i was one [...]
our first scheduled session was unfortunately one of the casualties of this summer’s deluge of afternoon rain. we held off as long as we could but finally ended up having to call it quits and scheduling for a later date. on our second try the skies got dark as we shot our last few pictures, [...]
it’s a near triple-digit august day, but my email is already being peppered with the question: when are you scheduling christmas mini-sessions? i’m planning on doing things a little differently this year than i have in the past, so i wanted to go ahead and get the info out so you can plan accordingly.
her morning wasn’t going exactly as planned. she was frustrated, she was running late, and she was stressed. but little by little as she began to put on each special piece of her bridal attire, she began to transform.
it was six months ago when i walked into guy and april’s house-of-many-children to spend some time shooting with these little darlings…
since that time the weather has gone from dreary and cold to vibrant and warm, and wills and judah have grown from sleepy newborns to fun, [...]
it took five scheduling attempts to actually make this session happen. because of the almost daily rainfall we were getting for a while there, i jokingly started scheduling the date we would cancel our session rather than when we would actually shoot it. finally i told her, if we don’t end up shooting this year, [...]
fourteen years ago my husband-to-be and i were sitting in a business class with him at samford university; today i shot a session with him and his beautiful family. i love full circle kind of moments.
you know another thing i love? precious little darlings like this one:
this just in: the christenberrys are hands-down one of the most fantastic families i’ve ever had the privilege of working with. (also in: i hope none of you readers are bothered by my continual use of prepositions at the ends of my sentences. or my lack of capital letters, for that matter.)
our paths first [...]