Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Johnson Family - Quad Cities Family Photographer

What a gorgeous evening it was to photograph this gorgeous family!

My camera loved them all...and these kiddos...c'mon, too cute!

Daddy with his loves...

Mommy love...

Kids Cole's age aren't always super willing to get their picture taken...especially boys.  Not Cole, he was a trooper and never once complained!

What a beauty!!!

Smiles weren't being handed out left and right from this one, but when he was adorable!

Some of my favorite shots when I do family portraits are of Mom and Dad.

A gorgeous family indeed...

Thank you Johnson Family for spending some of your evening with me!  It was so great to meet you all.  I had a great time photographing your gorgeous family...can't wait for you to see all of the images!

Monday, May 25, 2015

Jill's Maternity Images - Quad Cities Maternity Photographer

This family is soon to become a family of 5.

I was so happy to get some shots of their beautiful family during Jill's maternity session...


An absolutely stunning mama to be...

One more baby to fill their hearts and homes with love and joy...

Love this shot of Jill and Tim anxiously awaiting the arrival of their 3rd child!

Everything about this session exudes beauty and love!

Thank you so much for spending some time with me so I could capture your absolutely gorgeous family!  What an exciting time as you await the arrival of your newest addition.  I will be thinking of you all!  Can't wait to hear that your new bundle has arrived!  Best wishes!!!

Friday, May 22, 2015

Ari {5 days new} - Quad Cities Newborn Photographer

After photographing Ari coming into the world and seeing his adorable face and peaceful temperament, I could barely wait 5 days to get to photograph him again!

He was dreamy.  He slept like a champ and was about the sweetest thing ever!

Pure perfection.
Those lips...I die!!!

One tired boy!

He's the youngest of 5 and adored by all of them!

I'm pretty sure Daddy and Mommy are feeling pretty blessed too!

Jessica and Salvador....thank you for welcoming me into your home to capture your gorgeous family.  I am so happy for you and so honored that I got to be the one to photograph Ari's entrance into the world, his introductions to his siblings and the love that you all have for each other!  So beautiful!!!

Congratulations on your sweet baby boy!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Stewarts - Quad Cities Family Photographer

We had a windy and chilly evening for this session, but you could never tell in these pictures...they snuggled in and kept each other warm. :)

Can't get much picture perfect than this!

Kate and Cael are such amazing kids.  They were so fun to photograph!

The gorgeous Kate is 13 years old.  She is beautiful inside and out!

I could photograph her every day....

What a beauty!

And Cael is all 10!  He is a stud...obviously...

He certainly knew how to be in front of the camera...whether he would admit it or not!

And like I said...all 10.  We had some fun too!

Photographing a mother with her children is my favorite!

I look at these images and again just can't believe what an honor it is to capture such amazing families around the area.

I just don't know how it happens that all of the most beautiful families in the Quad Cities end up in front of MY lens...

 Welcome to the Quad Cities, guys!  It was such a pleasure to capture you all and spend some time with you!