Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Owen & Zoey

Owen and Zoey have birthdays just a few days apart.  So they shared their birthday photoshoot.  

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You know it'll be a great photoshoot when nature welcomes you:
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It was h-o-t outside and lots of mosquitoes, but they were troopers.  So smiley and happy!

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When photographing multiple children--it's a success if they smile at the same time--it's so hard to achieve!

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The sun kept going behind the clouds then popping out, which is hard for me to keep switching my settings, while trying to get the smiles--but it makes for a lovely variety of dark/light photos for 1 session.
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Loved the location:
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Mom even stepped in for a few :)

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And what would a 1 yr old photoshoot be without the lace romper!

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Friends | Utah Mountains

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For awhile I've been uncreatively uninspired by the boring North Carolina green pine trees in the background of EVERY photo.  I mean really, is there any outdoor location in Raleigh where you don't automatically have a green pine background?  (If you find one let me know!)

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So it was quite lovely to snap some picts of my BFF's kids in Utah Valley with the mountains and blue sky as background.

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This was an extremely speedy photoshoot--we're talking like 15 minutes max.  We were on our way to the park and pulled over when we saw the bales of hay.

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(glanced behind me to check on my little walker to see where she was--turns out she didn't much like walking in the grass so she just plopped right down).

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And 5 minutes later at the park they looked like this,
dirty, flushed cheeked, and happy as can be~

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and SHREK!
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