Some weeks feel like a long string of endless Mondays. Winters in the PNW have never been my favorite, but they are so much harder as a mom. Stir crazy toddlers and dark cold days do not mix well. Sometimes, while sipping on my coffee (after the third time it's been reheated) I find myself saying over and over "Soak this in. Soak even THIS in. Someone out there wishes with every ounce of their being they could be a mom sipping on reheated coffee in the midst of toddler chaos.
I can not tell you how much fun it has been to capture this couple's big moments in the last year. From welcome their sweet boy Zayden, to this engagement shoot. I have no doubt their wedding will be full of laughter and joy. I love capturing love, but there's something so incredible when you know you are capturing love between two people that were meant to cross paths.
Most of the time when I get inquiries about Fresh 48 sessions, it's moms wondering what on earth they are. Katie contacted me knowing she wanted this. She knew the session was a beautiful capture of hours that go by far too quickly. Those first precious hours that forever alter our being. She wanted all the raw and real captured. All the tiny things that make up the greatest love. What I don't know when a mom contacts me, is the story she already carries. You see, I know goin
"There are moments which mark your life. Moments you realize nothing will ever be the same and time is divided into two parts: before this and after this." At the end of last year, after debating, I took maternity sessions off my website. I had only had a handful in 2017, and I didn't feel hugely confident in them. I had this vision of more lifestyle, cozy-candid maternity sessions...but truthfully no idea how to find couple's with the perfect home for this. Since taking them
I am lucky to call this sweet baby's momma a dear friend. While she was pregnant she learned Brielle would have a cleft lip, and possibly pallet. Growing a human is no easy task, but when you pile on unknowns and medical problems, it becomes so overwhelming. This sweet baby has the strongest mom though, and parents that will teach her to be strong and fierce no matter what challenges lay ahead. Luckily Brielle's pallet was intact, and she came out so beautifully perfect. Welc