Almost Party of Five! Maternity Session at Wynwood Walls

It's so much fun getting to capture families as they grow.  Especially when they are growing another human to add to their family!  I first photographed this family when that spunky little redheaded ball of fun was in mama's belly, and now she's getting ready to become a big sister!  We had so much fun exploring the amazing street art in the Wynwood Walls art district in Miami that never disappoints.  Neither does this family's love for each other!

Nathalie, Bruno, Juliana, and Liam

I first photographed this family 2 years ago for Liam's first birthday.  We created lovely images then, so I was excited when mom called to schedule a maternity session to freeze their time as a family of four, as they await the joy of a new baby.  I could not believe how much these kiddos have grown!  Especially Liam, who at 3 is such a great talker!  We were able to capture some great moments of this family spending an evening together, enjoying each other in the beautiful evening light.

Melissa, Brandon, and Solomon are Almost Four!

I had the pleasure of photographing this family for almost big brother Solomon's first birthday almost a year ago.  They're getting ready to welcome a new little one into their family, so we met up to capture this beautiful family and mama's beautiful belly!  Knowing they have an active boy who loves to play, mom and I strategized beforehand, and she brought along a few of Solomon's favorite toys, that would photograph well.  The firetruck almost matches her dress, which is absolutely amazing!  I just love the bright colors!  Congratulations to this family, and I can't wait to meet your new baby!

Rachael, Jonathan, and Stella are almost four!

This is a very special family to photograph, and I have shared many milestones with them, from Rachael’s pregnancy with Stella, to her as a newborn, at 6 months, and celebrating her first birthday.  They are always full of smiles and look great in front of the camera.  Rachael is an absolutely glowing pregnant mama, Jonathan is a proud father, and Stella is an absolute doll as she is about to celebrate her second birthday.  I look forward to seeing these parents welcome a new baby into their family and to Stella becoming a big sister!

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An expectant mama, a red dress, a beautiful sunset, and a flash

While I love working with couples and families, getting to work 1/1 with women is really special also.  Since I knew it’d be just us for our session, I suggested a sunset session, with about half in glowing orange daylight, and half after the sun had set and I could get creative with flash.  Mom’s red dress added some extra excitement and opportunity for creativity, as we were able to light and silhouette her belly against the fabric.  It was a pleasure working with this lovely lady, and I wish her only the best as she welcomes her baby into the world!

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