Family Fun | Princess Anne Park, Brantford, ON

Baby J turned 1 back in April. When mom contacted me to take his photos when the weather got nice, I was so excited!  I had the great honour of taking this family’s maternity photos and also newborn photos of Baby J just over a year ago, and it means so much to me when clients return! I couldn’t believe how big and handsome this little one has gotten. He was running around, screaming and having a blast at the park today.  Here’s a peek of some of my favourites from the day:

Love the big smiles!!

Gotta love the “I just learned to run” arms…they make me giggle seeing arms all over and smiles on the faces of little ones!

Such a lovely family!

This Willow tree is one of my favourites!

Thanks for a wonderful session! Can’t wait to see you 3 again in the future 🙂

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Baby ‘N’ | 8 days old!

 Baby ‘N’ is a mere 8 days old. He still has the new baby smell and is simply adorable.  I had the chance to take his mamma’s maternity photos about a month ago…it’s always fun getting to meet them afterwards!  This family is special to us.  Amy (mamma) is my husband’s step-sister. I hadn’t had the chance to meet Amy and her family until last year when she saw my photos on Facebook and asked Jamie to have me come take photos of her girls.  We had a fun outdoor session, but most importantly had the chance to get to know each other a little! From there, we’ve staying in touch with Amy and her family.  When Amy told me she was pregnant we started talking maternity photos, and when she came in for her maternity photos, I asked her to bring baby in for some photos.  With such a fun and loving family, I was super excited when she said yes!!  Two proud big-sisters were so wonderful during this session….just so much love for their little brother!  Here are some of my favourites from our time together:

 These girls just adore this little guy…so sweet!

 The hair on his head is just so beautiful! I love how soft babies look and feel!

 Such a beautiful family! Love love love <3

 A newborn session just isn’t the same without some stylish hats and props.

 Dad is a big baseball fan….we waited patiently for this photo and I think patience paid off – I love this image and I know this little guy will grow up to be a baseball player, so this photo just captures his start to the love of the game 🙂

Thanks so much for coming all the way in for this session. You family is absolutely precious and we cannot wait to see you all again!!

 

Brown knitted hat with button & burgundy wrap courtesy of Chic Bebe Boutique: www.etsy.com/shop/chicbebeh

Veronica La Marra - omg these pictures are adorable, you have such a beautiful family!!!

Sarah M - Kelly,

I have known Amy since we were kids and I too also enjoy the art of photography (and give credit where due). These picutres are amazing. They are so in their element and I am sure that Dan just adores the baseball pic! The way you captured the girls with the lil guy are truly pics worth a 1000 words; it truly dipicts the love that is in Amy’s home.

Nikki O'Keefe - Beautiful Pictures!! What a beautiful looking family!!

Victoria Laidlow - SO CUTE!!!!

Liz Brooks - These pics turned out amazing, i’m so happy for the two of you. Such a beautiful family.

BTW, i love the ones with the different hats, he’s so precious.

Nancy - Beautiful pics!!! Everyone looks awesome!

Paula Turner - The pictures are so precious… love them!

Jennifer Rose - Amazing pictures of a beautiful family!

Samantha Ypma - Pics turned out so good love you guys!

Nelson A - Excellent pictures, great family, magnificent photographer

HEATHER JANSEN - Great photos! Nolan and family are beautiful 🙂

brooke - sooooo cute

Lyle Dunn - WOW!!…Very Nice Pictures. These are Fantastic ! Amy your Baby is so cute, Congratulations…and the Pictures you had taken are Stunning.

Dawn - Amy and family are one of my families best friends, we are more than excited to welcome little baby “N” to the family!!! He is such a beautiful addition to an already wonderful family. Can’t wait to meet him in person (we live about 8 hours away) . What incredible photos of a family overflowing with love!! Congrats guys!
Love always, Chrus, Dawn and Madison Hart

joanne joyes - nolan is soooooooo cute he will need a hair cut soon great pics love love love them all 🙂

Cathy - These pictures are wonderful!!! i love the baseball picture!!

LISA MACQUEEN - Too Cute! Beautiful pictures!!!!

Gianna - These family pictures are just great, Nolan is to0o cute 🙂

Vanessa La Marra - I love your family!!!! you guys look so great. Nolan is so adorable, he’s going to love having two big sisters!!

Shelley Allen - Pictures are wonderful… The family looks great….Really love the baseball glove shot.

Meagan - These Pictures are beautiful!!!!

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Little ‘V’ and her “diva” photoshoot | 4 years old

The other day I had this adorable little girl into the studio! She is full of energy and smiles and we had a great time during our session! Little ‘V’ is 4 and a half and is smart as a whip! She had a blast trying on the various props in the studio – we dressed her up in various head bands, hair clips, tutus and wings!  We laughed the whole time. She has a lovely smile that melts the heart a little!  Plus, she’s going to be a big sister very soon! She will have a little brother here within a month or so and she is so proud already.  It was great to get some photos of her by herself before the arrival of her new sibling.  I don’t get a lot of children this age into the studio on their own, so it was a lot of fun to have a session all about her where she could dance around and enjoy herself!! Here are some of my favourites from our session together:

 

 

 

Simply adorable!  Hope to see you again when your little brother arrives!

 

Hair clips & bows provided by Chic Bebe Boutique:  http://www.etsy.com/shop/chicbebeh

 

 

Sarah B - Love the pictures!

Lisa Koekoek - They are so great!!! What cutie!!

Linda bailey - Cute photos of Vanessa!!

Lynn - Absolutely adorable! Such a sweetie!

Makayla Bergasse - Sorry that I didn’t post a comment earlier! I was at soccer! 🙁
But, AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWE ness look SOOOOOOOO ADORABLE 😀
and this is for ness,: Tu es tellement mignonne et chérie! 😀
*translation*: You are so cute and sweet! 😀

Jill Green - OMG, Jenn she is so BEAUTIFUL….Auntie Jill loves ya Ness…I couldn’t get to it through my phone!!! LOL….Very nice pictures,I will have to get the number off ya Jenn, we are due for new family portraits…Ttyl
XoXo

Diane Kowalyk - awesome pictures, shows her personality well.. great job.

Judy Westbrook - Thats my little honey.Beautiful pictures. I love them all.

Kelly - I’m so glad you love the photos! That’s wonderful to hear! I had a blast – Little V definitely has a big personality! What a sweetie 🙂

Sarah Clarke - Oh my gosh, V looks fan-friggin-tastic!! I couldn’t possibly choose a favourite photo! I’d have to choose a dozen favourites! What an awesome opportunity for her and it sounds like for Kelly, too! I may have to consider getting Kelly to do photos of me and the kids! 🙂 Well done V!!! 🙂

Chad Martin - Too cute!

Ashley - Awesome pictures! She is so cute!

Robin Hannaford - Beautiful pictures! And you couldn’t find cuter subject matter!!

Jeff Grose - Very Cute, how did she get so cute with such an ugly Dad!

jody - Gorgeous photos of Vanessa.

Miss Molly McMufin - A very beautiful child – extremely photogenic. Would make a perfect little model.

Karen Roberts - Omg I love these pics of V she looks so pretty ! And wow she looks like a big girl now ! Great photographer ! Love them

Lianne - Fantastic, love them all!

Jacquie Wood - Great pictures!! she is adorable

whitney - What an awesome picture, just love it!

Bonnie McElhone - What a sweetheart, absolutely beautiful photo’s

Rhonda Wannamaker - Ohhh what lovely pictures! She is adorable! Great job Little V, and Kelly… I will be telling friends about your photography!

Jen Westbrook - I am the mother of Little V. We had such a wonderful time taking these pictures. They turned out so nicely, what a wonderful job Kelly did with these pictures. She even was able to take the scrape that she had on her nose out of the picture.
Great Job Kelly!!

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B-man {8 months old} | Kinsmen Valleyview Park, Oshawa

Sigh. I heart outdoor sessions. The sunny and hot weather we’ve been getting has allowed for the first outdoor session of the season.  Baby B is 8 months old and super cute. He’s part of my Baby’s First Year program, so you may recognize him! How could you forget those cheeks??  He’s getting so big now, and I love how each time I photograph a new session in the program, the babies are doing something else new. This little guy was all about his tongue in these photos. He’s always sticking it out and playing with his little teeth.  He’s so adorable and has 2 wonderful and loving parents.  I’m actually photographing their engagement photos and wedding photos this summer.  I’m super excited and will definitely be sharing those photos when they’re taken, as well! Here’s a peek of some of my favourites from B-man’s 3rd session:

 

 

 

 

 

I’m so glad we had such a beautiful day!  See you again this summer 🙂

 

Fedora hat provided by: ChicBebe Boutique   http://www.etsy.com/shop/chicbebeh

Kelly - I’m so glad you love the images, Tamika!! Baby B is so adorable and you have a beautiful family! I cannot wait to capture your engagement session & wedding day 🙂

Annya - He’s getting so big!! Looks like a fun shoot!

Tamika - Kelly,

I LOVE every singe one of the pictures from this session!!!
You are an amazing photographer you always know how to caputer the best moments!

I can’t wait to see what our engagment/ wedding photo’s will look like!

xox THANKS!!!!!

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P-man turns 1!! | Smash Cake Style!

Well….a year sure does go by quickly.  It seems like only a short while ago that I was taking this little guy’s newborn photos. Preston first came here when he was about 6 – weeks old. I have the pleasure of teaching with his mom, and when I would see her waddling around the school, I would giggle to myself. She taught in the classroom across the hall from mine, and when she reached the point where she was super close to having P-man, I would peek in her classroom to make sure she was alright!  She was, and didn’t have her little guy until she actually went off for her maternity leave. I was so thrilled when she asked to bring him in for newborn photos, and even more thrilled when they decided to go with the Baby’s First Year program. P-man has been coming to the studio for the past year, and now I had the chance to photograph his first birthday celebrations…with a cake smash, of course!! Here are some of him dressed up, and undressed; looking dashing and then doing some smashing (hehe, I’m not sure what’s going on with the rhymes, but I kind of like it!)

Love love the little man suit!! So cute!

 

 

I love his facial expression in this photo!

Let the smashing begin!

When we would sing Happy Birthday to Preston, he would finish it off by throwing his arms up in the air and yelled, “YAY!!!” Cutest thing ever!

I put his foot in the cake to encourage him to get all messy, and this was the look I got. Priceless.

Once the babies realize they’re ALLOWED to dig into the cake and get all messy, they give us some big and fun grins…inbetween bites, of course!

Proud of his smashing work!

A cake smash just isn’t the same without ending it by sitting on the cake! This was such a fun session, and I’ve had a great year with P-man and his famiy.  I love getting to see them grow up, although it is sad to realize how fast the time does go by and just how quickly they do get big. I can’t wait to continue you watch him grow!  Thank you three 🙂

 

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