"Happiness is the atmosphere in which all good affections grow." - Thomas Bray
The moment I started this sibling session, I just knew their portraits going to be perfect! Katie is the most loving big sis, Nick loves to make jokes and be brotherly, and little Emma is a princess. Their sibling dynamic was a joy to photograph. After photographing the them altogether, we excused Nick, and caught some fun moments of just the girls. The last shots of them in their ballet leotards are some of my favorite. They're going to love looking back at these moments years from now and I'm honored to have captured it for them!
"You me us
One place to call home."
After several time of rescheduling, thanks to the crazy wintery weather we've had this season (in Houston!) this schedule was worth the wait! When the day came for Caroline, Lauren, and Evelyn's portraits the weather couldn't have been lovelier. These sweet sisters wore cream lace dresses and bare feet as they showed off their beautiful trusty steed, Steve. It truly was magical seeing them all together, with the sun beaming down on their smiling faces. Twenty, thirty years from now, I hope that they look back at these photos with great fondness and treasure them always.
"Its Not What We Have In Life,
But Who We Have In Life That Matters." -J.M. Laurence
While I sit here as Hurricane Harvey starts to invade my area, I find myself longing to return to this lovely day on the beach with Julie and her family. There are not many thing I'll wake up before daylight for, a sunrise photo session one the beach is on of 'em.
"Sisters are like flowers in the garden of life" -unknown
These sisters had my heart from the very beginning of their session. Whenever I'd tell them to do whatever they want they would instantly hug. It was so very apparent how much sisterly love they had for one another. I so enjoyed capturing their sweet spirits witch each click of the shutter as we danced around Helen's Garden and League City Park.
I know I'm a little behind with the whole "year in review" thing but I figured as long
as I published this before February 1st I was still good...!
In no particular order, here are my top 16 portraits of 2016 and
why they were my favorites of the year.
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!)