: : One year Colorado family photoshoot for baby Jules! : :

I ADORE working with this family. They are everything I love about my job: happy people, a loving family, and beautiful smiles and such fun times. They suggested a “group hug” shot at the end, and oh my goodness, these are some of my favorite images so far from 2017. Or maybe ever? Yes, ever. They are just a gorgeous family and such a delight to work with. We combined a little family shoot with a lifestyle cake smash for little Jules’s first birthday, and the photos came out great!! Here are a few of my favorites:

: : New baby boy, newborn and fresh 48 photoshoot! : :

How cute is this little guy!! Welcome to the world, Finn! Your older brother and sister are so happy you’re here, as are your mom and dad! This little guy stole the show with this sweet little lips and eyes and cute newborn feet! We had so much fun with this lifestyle photoshoot to capture little Finn’s first few days! Here are a few of my favorites: new

: : brand newborn baby boy! : :

So, a lot has been going on here!! We welcomed a new baby boy 8 weeks ago.. Oliver Alexander! I’ve taken a little hiatus from work, but am now fully back in the swing of things, as you can see from all the photoshoots and blog posts going on lately! Here are a few favorites of my new little bundle of joy. I just love his newborn toes and lashes. Eeeep! We are so happy with our little family!

: : family photography photoshoot : bear creek park : :

A spring photoshoot with this lovely gang!! It was baby Harper’s first birthday and we decided on an outdoor photoshoot on location in Bear Creek to capture lots of smiles, the beautiful Colorado backdrop, family time, and gorgeous blooming flowers! I just loved the color this photoshoot produced. And working with this family is the best! Here are a few of my favorites:

: : family session : bear creek nature center : : colorado springs, co

How adorable is this sweet family? Grandma and uncle were up from Texas so we decided to capture some wonderful family time together with a photoshoot.  We went out on one of those mild winter 50 degree sunny days to Bear Creek Nature Center in Colorado Springs, and everything was perfecto! The light was perfect, the smiles were big, and I came away with the best energy from this incredibly radiant, fun little family. How gorgeous are this little guy’s bright blue eyes? I could not get enough! Here are a few of my favorites images from our shoot!

: : family session : colorado springs, garden of the gods : :

What a JOY it is to work with fun loving, laid back families like the Burns! We picked a great day before it got super cold here, and the light was stellar. These three munchkins were so adorable and SO well behaved. Dad wanted to shoot at Garden of the Gods, an epic Colorado Springs location, and this shoot was a dream! Could the colors be any more vibrant and beautiful?! The models arent bad, either 😉

We had such a fun afternoon of playing and shooting around during our photo session! Here are just a few of my favorites. I delivered over 150 images of gorgeous photography to this family, because, well, they were just that good! I needed them to see these ALL. They are just such a beautiful, fun family!

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: : fall mini shoot sessions with my colorado springs families : :

AH! Mini sessions in the changing colorado springs fall colors and leaves were a HUGE success! I got to meet some wonderful new families, and got some fabulous imagery for them. We had our little photoshoot mini sessions in Bear Creek Park, on the west side of Colorado Springs, where the leaves were just hanging on at the end of October. I just adored all of the kiddos and families I met that day! Here are a few of my favorites:

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: : michaela’s gorgeous colorado springs senior portrait session : :

Oh MICHAELA! You are just too, too pretty, girl. Look at this beautiful high school senior! I was so excited when she and her mom approached me to capture her senior portraits. This girl is beyond busy – besides being absolutely gorgeous, she is a star volleyball player, and they were going to states the week we had our photoshoot! So her mom and I literally tried to schedule this shoot for about 2 weeks straight. We finally found 45 minutes of spare time that would work for both Michaela’s and my schedules, and off we went to Bear Creek Park in Colorado Springs for our photoshoot. Michaela came totally ready, and sat down for me, and the magic just happened. The light was perfect, she looked beautiful, and we had such a great time. Here are a few of my favorites!

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: : senior portraits in castle rock, co with a family session on the side : :

Working with Madison was such a laid back, easy, and wonderful time! This girl is a true beauty, and just the most easy going, sweet soul. She even showed up to our shoot with no shoes.. I just loved her! She doesnt over-think anything, and she loved any ideas I had! Plus, how beautiful is she!? She reminds me of a 1960s flower child hippie. I had to photograph her in those flowers – it just seemed perfect. I think those are my favorites from our shoot!

I told her mom to bring the family along as well so we could get some quick family portraits done, and boy did they nail them! This family has SO much love for each other, and it shoes. It’s just a pleasure working with people like the Mackeys – it makes my job so easy and so fun.

Here are a few of my favorites!

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I am going to blog about Adri’s gorgeous wedding on my wedding site (ssdweddings.com for those of you who’d like to check that out!) but for now – I could not help but blog about sweet little Emma. The flower girl in her mama’s wedding and THE most excited, sweet little girl I have ever met. She ran around the salon that morning telling everyone, “I am going to be the flower girl in my mom’s wedding and TODAY is the day she is getting married!” She was just beautiful, and I couldnt help but feature her in my children portfolio as well. Isnt she beautiful?

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