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JoElle | Oklahoma City Newborn Photographer

Jonathan and Courtney were married several years ago and I had the honor of being their wedding photographer. I was there when he proposed, when they said, “I do” and now as they celebrate becoming a family with this precious little doll.

I feel so honored to be asked to join them in this next chapter of life. After we finished, I think I held this baby girl for a good hour…. AKA: not-long-enough.

can it get sweeter than this???
Dear Courtney…. motherhood looks amazing on you. seeing Jonathan with his little girl…. it’s the kind of moment that will melt your heart. Jonathan and Courtney – thank you so very much for opening your home to me and for asking me to celebrate with you. Meeting JoElle was just what I needed. I know this little girl is special and has mighty plans set out for her! I can only hope to always be able to witness your celebrations and growth as a family! love you BIG.

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the Boyetts | Amarillo Family Photographer

The Boyett family; I feel cheated that I wasn’t born into it!!! They are each so much fun to be around. I have so enjoyed getting to know them all and photograph them this past year.

This family session was so much fun and so easy to photograph! We spent most of our time laughing. They have the coolest family dynamics. I don’t normally share bloopers on my blog but these had me cracking up so hard while editing.

If you know the Boyetts … you can agree that to know them is to love them!

Side note: Jason has a super cool podcast, Hey Amarillo…. and you need to check it out!

 Seriously.  Thank you for making my job so enjoyable. I had a great time photographing you but even more than that, I cherish our memories and experiences together! Thank you for your generosity, inclusion and for making it all seem less work and more play.

 

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Summer | Class of 2018

I feel like it’s wrong for me to refer to Summer’s session as “work” because most of it was play. I just sat there shaking from laughter the entire time. Summer is a lively and energetic young lady. I am so glad I got to meet her and photograph her.

Summmmmmmer! My goodness. I know i’m technically old enough to adopt you. But I kinda just want to pack all my bags, travel the planet with you and be BFFs. Can we do that? No? Crap.  Seriously though, I think you are just the kind of person this world needs. You are so much fun to be around and I know you will reach your potential!

Be infinitely blessed

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Gracie | Class of 2018

The thing about Gracie is that you can’t be around her and not smile. Or feel loved. She has the sweetest soul. There is something very soothing in her presence that always puts me at peace.

Gracie and I had been planning this photo session for over a month but the wind had other plans for us. When we finally met, I was so excited to take Gracie to this field of pinwheels.  It just fit her personality to take her to a place so colorful. Who doesn’t love pinwheels?! Who doesn’t love Gracie?

oh gracie! you are so many things that I can’t explain. I hope you know just how much I adore you and how loved you are. Thank you for sharing your sweet soul with everyone around you for all these years. For sharing your talent. and your beautiful voice. thank you for being so true and genuine. I love seeing you transition into this next chapter of your life. I know you have the world to discover and impact and cannot wait to see what your future brings. I am always here. Always loving you. And cheering you on!

be infinitely blessed

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Jade | Class of 2018

I am so proud to share this young lady with all of you. Sometimes I feel like my website is one long diary entry. But here’s the deal… everyone that has ever stood in front of my camera has impacted my life in some way, shape, or form.

Jade. How do I put this? ….Jade has an unimaginable story to tell about her life and she is still so very young.  But never ever EVER have I seen this little lady project anything besides love and light. Now… i’m not saying she’s perfect. I’m just saying that her particular set of life circumstances would paralyze most of us. But this young lady is an overcomer and a champion. She triumphs. and succeeds. and dreams oh so big. and those dreams become her reality. and in my opinion…. that makes Jade quite the bad ass. (pardon my french)

To photograph her is an honor. But to know her and to have watched her journey in this life is a privilege. Jade Larsen, I have so very much to learn from you. And you will never fully understand the impact that you have made on my life since you were just a child. I love you more than I can ever express and am waiting anxiously to see what you put your heart into in the future.

I will always cherish our moments of laughter, those cookouts, the time we had to run in the rain at the fair, the endless hugs, the birthday parties and wrestling matches where Mauricio would eat your friend’s lunchables…. I promise to always be your cheerleader. And that in those moments where I feel my angels around me, that I will think of you and your smile and thank the HEAVENS that God continues to grace us all with your mom’s spirit in your precious smile and heart.

alright. I’m done crying now. love you BIG.

be infinitely blessed

 

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