1. occurring or discovered by chance in a happy or beneficial way. A “fortunate happenstance” or “pleasant surprise.”
My MIL asked me last week if I would take her friends from Georgia with her to Seattle and give them a little site-seeing tour. We would only be there for one day with the long drive from Portland to there and back, but I said yes and we made plans to leave early Monday morning. On Sunday night I received a text at 9:45pm from my sweet client Erin (with the most gorgeous Maternity session ever) asking if there was any chance that I could come up to photograph her family that were all flying in the next day. Her last twin finally came home from the NICU on Saturday, so not only was her planned family visit perfect timing to the hospital release, but my happenstance to be coming at that very time I can only define as “Serendipity”. I feel so so so blessed. I mean, how much would it suck to miss out on THIS…???
In celebration of their darling girl’s first birthday, this evening was pure icing on a cake! She completely enamored me with her smiles the entire time and she was my easiest to photograph 1-year-old for sure. I loved getting to know this great couple and their sweet baby. They were so calm and relaxed together and so obviously in love with her. It is one of my favorite things to watch a Mom and Dad and their Baby interact with one another–the love is so so abundant and it really feels like I’m witnessing the purest joy that a human can feel. Pinch me-I feel so lucky to have my job:)
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“What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade”. ~Gertrude Jekyll
This little lady and her parents are STUNNING. She was a tough cookie and barely gave a smile–but when she did it was certainly a show stopper. Her squishy cheeks were an easy target for her Mom and Dad’s kisses and it was an absolute joy to capture! Even Grandma was there to get it on the fun:) We are in the middle of a crazy heat wave and the sun was definitely shining bright–so we took to a small shaded area at Cooper Mountain Nature Park and I certainly can’t complain about the results. Summer is here!
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“You cannot buy happiness, happiness is born”. (unknown)
Sweet Azalia is just 3 days old in these pictures and she couldn’t be more perfect! I was highly anticipating her arrival after our Maternity Session and she did not disappoint. I cannot describe the joy that I feel while having the privilege to document such newness. I feel honored and blessed to take part in capturing the beginning of this sweet babe’s journey through life and I truly am grateful.
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“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.”~George Bernard Shaw
This family was SO fun to photograph! I couldn’t get over how FIVE children could be so well behaved–it was one of the EASIEST photo sessions I have ever done. I mean, I said “look at me and smile” and they all LOOKED AT ME AND SMILED. I am sure there was some bribery involved (wink-wink), but really I just think they have incredible parents who have taught them how to be comfortable in their own skin (they obviously had no problem showing me their silly side) as well as kind. The kids LOVED to show me their dance moves which I found hysterical, and this field of grass that I insisted on wading through made playing really easy to do and fun! I truly loved every minute of our session and I heard it through the grapevine that the boys said it wasn’t too shabby, either;) I’m gonna give myself a gold star for that one*
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