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I’ve been trying to talk this little OCD child of mine into doing a photo shoot with his dads tie.

In his underwear.

For a long time.


He wasn’t having it.  You are totally supposed to wear some kind of clothes.

All The Time.  🙂

Hey, he’s almost 3 1/2 and is figuring it all out.

So last night I got him to start posing for me with his brand new backpack. The one he told {i.e. demanded} grandma she was buying him.  But that is another story…  He loves it and walks around the house with it each evening.


When he got really comfortable playing around in front of the camera, we went with the shirt.


And got amazing shots of him getting it off.  So funny and cute!


This is one of my personal favorite pictures.


The whole reason behind this little mini session in my studio, was because his big brother did an underwear with dads tie session at age 3.  I thought it would be super cute for both of them to get the same experience.


He loved it once he got into it.  Here we got down to his pants, which I think looks just as good.  The funny thing about this image to me is how incredibly long the tie looks.  Our little Landon man is the size of a tall 5 year old yet this tie goes past his knees.  Dad is six foot five so this tie is set to come just to the top of his pants.  When this kid gets to his full height, this tie will probably be too short for him!  {predictions put him between 6’6″ to 6’9″}


Another favorite image of mine.  Love this slightly sassy look.


We did finally get down to his undies, but the tie was so Done by then.  We just played around some more.


And laughed.

And laughed.


I love celebrating family and each kid.  There is something so special about capturing special moments and their personality in images.  Our house has so many fun and funny pictures on the walls hung in groupings of prints, gallery wrapped canvases and on storyboards.

I’d love to capture your family too!

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Sometimes clients become friends.  This family is fabulous and Melissa has become a friend that I never want to lose.  She is sweet and genuine and funny.  We always have a good conversation when we talk.  Someday, we’ll make a little more time into our busy schedules for hanging out.  Luckily, they just bought a sweet little camper for beach trips.  Hmmmm, with a few weeks left in the summer that sounds like just the ticket.

The ever adorable DrewBear

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As families grow it is amazing to capture just how far everyone has come along with the new additions.  Multi Generational sessions provide not only the opportunity to get the whole family in one image, they are also an opportunity to capture smaller groupings that showcase the different family relationships.  Here are some favorites from in studio and around town.

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Photographing twins is a favorite of mine.  Maybe it is because I always wanted a twin brother or the more obvious option would be my own sweet twins.  There is just something so compelling about any twins wether they be fraternal or identical, spontaneous or with some medical help.  And then there are triplets or more!  Higher order multiples is just cool.  Definitely!  With twin newborns I get to relish in holding and seeing two sweet gifts from God.  It’s also fun to give new twin moms any advice they want for that first year with their own twins, especially since life with twins can seem so daunting at first.


They are such an adorable family.  I love how her joy shines through and how he is happily looking at his wife.


Twins always seem perfectly comfortable with being on, under or right up against each other.  They are often more calm when in positions like these.   My own twins loved to sleep right next to each other until they outgrew swaddling.


Parent child images are not only so sweet, they bring such joy to the child and parent years from when they see the images in the future.


The natural simplicity of this image just makes my heart sing!


Each baby is so unique.  They all move differently.  They have such unique features and expressions.


Every single image of mom and daughter is a stunner.  Simply gorgeous photographs.


Baby details are always a favorite of parents.


And tushies too…


Hope you enjoyed this peak into their newborn photography session.

If you would like to book your own session please call or email Shannon.

919-585-6433 or shannon at

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