I've known Amanda for as long as I can remember, growing up at church together. Years ago I made my musical theatre debut as Little Red Riding Hood opposite Amanda's Rapunzel in Into the Woods Jr. Amanda is a very talented performer and spends the school year influencing young students as a theatre teacher. Her headshot session was wonderful! At the end she told me that though she started out nervous, but I couldn't tell one bit. Hope these shots serve her well going in all her professional endeavors.
"I'll eat you up, I love you so."
-Where the Wild Things Are
Dear little Cooper has turned ONE! Maggie, Cooper's mommy and one of my best friends, approached me about photographing a cake smash shoot for Cooper and I was honored! I adored all the cute props she brought and loved trying out a new location, Elva Lovit Park in Dickinson. At first Cooper seemed a bit confused when we gave him free rein on the chocolate cake but he quickly got the gist of it! After the shoot as we loaded up all the props back in the car, Maggie was wiping all the chocolate off of Cooper when out of nowhere it started down pouring!! We were drenched and laughing our heads off. Thank goodness it hadn't happened five minutes earlier or it would have been right in the middle of our session. Good thing Cooper needed a rinse!
Wishing you a very happy birthday, Cooper! Looking forward to watching you grow through the years. You bring so much happiness to the world, especially to your amazing mama. Proud to be your Aunt C/official photographer!
Kim and Rob were the best of friends while we lived in Jersey and on a recent trip back, my number one priority was meeting their baby girl, May. She is sweet like her mama and spunky like her daddy! I loved snapping some newborn portraits of her as well as some with Mama. Kim is a beautiful mother and I can’t wait to watch Baby May grow! Congrats to you my dear friends! She is PRACTICALLY PERFECT in every way!
"You're Off to Great Places!
Today is Your Day!
Your Mountain is Waiting, so...
Get on Your Way!" -Dr. Seuss
What a journey it has been to watch Kennedy grow up. From a very young age, he showed such an eagerness to excel and talent to boot! I have great memories through the years of performing along side him in children's theatre, being his tap teacher, and cheering him on. One of our first shows together was Seussical, he played Jojo and I the Cat in the Hat! For the show's promotional stills we posed at Kemah Boardwalk and had a marvelous time riding rides and being silly! While planning his Senior Portaits, it seemed only fitting to return to the boardwalk. Kennedy, I wish you all the best as you continue to grow in your love and ability for the arts. The Rock is fortune to have you and I know with your hard work and determination, life will take you far.
"Family is not an important thing. It's everything." -Michael J. Fox
I've been blessed to know Stephenie and her family for several years through church. For their family portraits we started off in their loving home where I photographed Irene, Alex, and Emily with their instruments. Then we ventured to a local park to take in the beautiful portraits of everyone all together. We even snuck in some time for a few pics of Emily showing off her gymnastic skills.
This family has been through so much this past year since Harvey hit and I was more than thrilled to take their family portraits. I hope that as they continue to rebuild, that these photos will serve as a reminder of their love, hope, and strength.
Loves: my husband, golden age movie musicals, red lipstick, fall leaves, rainy mornings, dressing up, jazz music, yellow tulips, tap dancing, and taking your photos (yes YOU!)