I meant to post these a while back. I really did. But I got swept up with busy-ness. First with all the fall weddings and then with Holiday portraits at Love Life Images. Then with making homemade Christmas gifts and working on DIY (do-it-yourself) projects for our wedding this May. Then with Josh coming home from deployment after a year (finally!). So yes… I was preoccupied.
But now I’m settled back in a routine of sorts – and more importantly I recently held the newborn session for this family, which prompted me to finally post these pics.
Linda and I met for the first time several years back at a picnic on base. Our guys knew each other in previous job assignments, but Linda had just moved to the area from Texas after having Brinley (pictured below), and I had just moved to the area with Josh. So I met baby B when she was just two weeks old. (I can’t believe she’s 3!!)
Linda and I talked about doing a session for a while, but it just never worked out. Until this fall. We just decided to go for it. Besides, Linda was expecting #2 so it was the perfect time. Linda suggested using her uncle’s cabin up in PA and I jumped on the idea.
We made the drive, and the weather was just perfect – mild and sunny, the way it has been all winter. So we strolled through the woods for some family pics, and ended with maternity. We even snuck outside for some more risqué (tastefully nude) maternity shots (not pictured here). We ended the night by eating a new tasty recipe Linda and I found, and chatting for hours.
In other words, it was just perfect.
This had to be my very favorite family shot. It’s so real, and so them.
B, posing like mama.
I just loved this shot.
B with Acey Boy (Ace).