Picture Time

Sweet Baby Charlotte…

Charlotte & Emily

It is such a blessing to be able to capture chapters of people’s lives for them. It is even more of a blessing when one of those people is a dear, dear friend as well.

Charlotte was born to Emily & Michael at the end of April. When she was 8 days old, I went over to their house – in the midst of all the sw*ne flu hype, house sessions made even more sense, but I always like to photograph newborns at home so that it is easier on mom & dad. That way we can be comfy, take our time, and just enjoy the whole process. If they need to stop to nurse or whatever, it is easy.

I posted a lot more photos over on my other blog but I wanted to share these special ones here because they aren’t just about Charlotte. They are about Emily too, and the bond they will always share.

It was a good day, and I am very humbly blessed to have been a part of this time in their lives. Thank you, Emily & Michael, and especially Charlotte for being a fabulous model!

I think the one below is my favorite from the day. Something about how safe & secure Charlotte looks there. Blissfully at peace.



My Former Co-Worker?

I think I may have worked with this guy. Actually, I’ve worked with several variations of him.

I love the fact that I don’t work with people like this any more…

Speaking of which, I’m having a Grand Opening at the studio next week! Come on out and join me – it should be lots of fun!

March 6 (Friday) – 11am – 8pm
March 7 (Saturday) 10am – 4pm

1024 Studewood, Houston, TX 77008
(In the Heights, between 10th & 11th St, just across from Hello Lucky and 10 1/2 St. Green building, has a large sign that says “Clover” over the door.)

All the details are over on the wedding & lifestyle photography blog. FREE mini-sessions to anyone who attends! FREE!!!

Hope you can join me! I’ll be working a lot harder then in the video, I promise!

Categories Picture Time

Destination Newborn Session…

Reading His First Book

Back on October 15th, Gannon was born to Cari & Chris up in New York City. Chris is one of Mike’s best friends from high school and was one of the groomsmen in our wedding. When I went to NYC back in May, I had breakfast with them the morning that I was there, and Cari made the comment that she wished I lived in the city so that I could photograph their baby when it was born, she already went and find the’s pick for traveling double stroller so she could take the baby to walks. I pointed out that a plane ticket to New York is cheaper than what most photographers there charge, and that if they would pay for it I would fly up and take his photos.

I spent the better part of a day with them – Gannon was fussy and had been having a hard time eating, so we took our time with him. (Plus it was great to have a chance to visit with Cari & Chris!) I love, love, love so many of the photos we got from the day! I’ve posted most of them on the photography blog, but had to post some here too.

The above photo is of Chris reading their first of countless books together. His brother, Scott, had sent over this super cool custom book all about Gannon’s name. I had been up on the rooftop getting skyline photos, and when I came back to the apartment I discovered this beautiful moment taking place – I’m so glad I was able to capture it!

Below are some of my other favorites from the day.

Mother's Love

Power to the Babies

Wee Buns!

(We’re saving that one for sharing with his first girlfriend!)

You can view his whole set over on Flickr. Interested in hiring me to take your child’s newborn photos? I would love to talk! More details at the Newborn photography site.