I had met Russ before our session together, but briefly. He was a groomsman in Ben & Karina’s wedding and are good friends of this lovely couple 🙂 I was suppose to do their 1st year anniversary photos this coming October, but since they were moving, they offered their session to Wanda & Russ for some maternity photos, to which I was happy to do. And while I don’t do it very often, I like to occasionally photograph a gorgeous baby bump. And this one was definitely a beauty 🙂
I met Wanda & Russ out at a friend’s home out in Traveler’s Rest, SC. I’m always sketchy about meeting people in places I’ve never been, but I was sent photos before hand and saw other photos, so I felt pretty confident. There were so many little gems and nice areas that made their maternity shoot together perfect. I felt like even though we were getting eat up by bugs and it being a tad hot, that it went great and officially took some of my favorite maternity photos to date.
Again, I had such a wonderful time shooting with Wanda & Russ and think their precious baby boy is SO adorable. He just turned one month old a few days ago! These are some of my favorite maternity photos to date and am so happy that Ben & Karina graciously gifted this session to them. ❤
Working with this wonderful family was a treat! It was a little hard to get everyone together at the same time for this session, so I was happy that I was available for them 🙂
The Fulmer family session consisted on Great grandparents, grandparents, moms and dads, an aunt, and of course, those sweet grandbabies. I know how important it is to capture these moments together when you have everyone together. They requested to do them at Campbell’s Covered Bridge in Landrum, which is such a perfect spot for fall photos. I’m so happy with how everything turned out 🙂
Here are some of my favorites!
Thank you Fulmer family for allowing me to document your family together! I hope you are able to cherish these photos for a lifetime 🙂
I’ve worked with the Coursons a few times now, this was our third session together. You can view their maternity and newborn/lifestyle sessions HERE & HERE! This time we were getting new family photos of Ian, Erica, and adorable Rivers in the beautiful fall weather before it go too cold. Except that day it was pretty windy and the air was a little chilly. Either way, we worked fast so Rivers wouldn’t get too cold and the little guy was a champ! And seriously the most adorable baby ever. I could just squish his little cheeks!
Here are a few favorites from our session together 🙂
I always love working with Ian, Erica, and Rivers and can’t wait to see them again. 🙂
Watching Bryson & Jessica’s journey to their wedding day was just lovely. Upon meeting Jessica & Bryson together (originally met Jess’s mom and herself) we had to struggle with their engagements because we TOTALLY forgot about daylight savings time. You can read more about that and view their engagement photos HERE. And Bryson informed me that he had no idea that engagement sessions were a thing and didn’t know anything about bridals, haha. We let ya know about those real quick though. It’s okay, buddy 😛
I also done Jessica’s bridals and you can view those HERE! And once you’re done looking at those beauties, come on back and take a gander at Bryson & Jessica’s wedding photos 🙂
Bryson & Jessica were married in a small church in Woodruff, SC and on a beautiful (and totally hot) August day. I arrived and the ladies were sitting around in their gorgeous floral robes awaiting for what the day would hold. I got photos of all of the little details and came back to get Jessica getting into her dress. They opted out of a first look because my girl didn’t wanna ruin her makeup. Don’t blame ya at all, my mom gave me the stink eye if I even thought about crying at my wedding (LOL). I think watching her reaction coming down the aisle was worth it. Since we can’t share them all, here are a good collection of my favorites, telling the story of Bryson & Jessica’s wedding day 🙂
Bryson & Jessica decided to end their day a little early for their honeymoon and had their guests blowing bubbles and throwing bird seed as they exited the parking lot. Thank you both for having me for your big day and the journey to it! I’m so blessed to have gotten to know y’all and am still currently documenting your lives together. If y’all don’t know, Jessica is expecting their first child! ANNNND, I’m doing the baby’s photos, so I’m pretty excited about that 😀
Congratulations to you both on your marriage and that precious baby! I can’t wait to document even more of your lives together and wish you the absolute best in your marriage 🙂
I just blogged about the Courson’s a few days ago (like I said, I’m catching up, haha) with their maternity session back in December. You can see that post HERE. Well Rivers made his appearance in January and Erica contacted me shortly after to make sure we got some photos before he got too big. I personally don’t care how big they are, it’s important to get photos of your babies no matter what, but that newborn stage is gone before you know it. They grow up WAY too fast!
Depending on the time of the year, you can get newborn photos outside, but I tend to recommend lifestyle sessions for babies. They are so small and fragile, and keeping them where they are most comfortable makes for an easier session. Especially when they get hungry or need a diaper change. And it’s also a lot easier for the parents as well. They get to do whatever they like and just be comfy in their own home.
Rivers was fully awake just about the entire time I was there, so we had a wide eyed baby for the session, haha. And was so happy! AND all dressed up in Pittsburg Penguins gear…..as you can tell…mom and dad (mostly dad) are fans, haha. Everything went so easy and I can’t wait to see these wonderful people again 🙂
Here are some of my favorites from The Courson’s Lifestyle session!
I love watching how the families I photograph grow over time. It makes me feel like I’m KINDA part of their family by getting to photograph such moments for them. I will still stand by saying that I think Rivers looks just like Erica, but we shall see how time will fight against me, haha.
Thank you Ian & Erica for allowing me to photograph your family, once again, and I hope to do more so in the future 🙂