Mini Sessions

Studio Dress-Up Glitter Session

OMG! I am soooo excited about the pictures I am sharing today. Adorable little girls + dress up outfits + glitter = cuteness overload! I was a little scared to work with glitter because, let’s be honest, glitter gets EVERYWHERE. Suffice to say it was fun and worth it. The girls were a little timid and somewhat unsure about the glitter. The dress up outfits they picked were adorable and ranged from princess to batgirl to cowgirl. I LOVED the variety.

Little girls are fun to work with. I am not sure a glitter session would work with little boys but confetti would be fun so don’t feel left out if you don’t have any girls! And, dress up is fun for everyone. These sessions are messy and you might have glitter stuck to you for days but as you will see below the pictures are so fun! The glitter really did add to the session. Below are a few of my favorites. Enjoy!

Also, if you are interested in booking a similar session, hit me up!

 

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Blowing glitter is no small feat!
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Throwing it is more fun than having it sprinkled on top of you.
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Such a pretty Princess!
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I love this detail shot! I mixed in chunky pink glitter and I am glad I did.
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Girls can be super heroes too!

 

Birthday Session · Milestone · Mini Sessions

2 year birthday paint smash session

My youngest turned 2!!! I have seen a lot of paint smash session in the photography realm lately for when a child turns 2. I thought it was cute and looked like another fun way to get those great candid pictures. Babies and toddlers can be a challenge to photograph but when you get those candid shots they are truly adorable. That is one reason why I love cake smash sessions. It is all fun and mess so candid shots are in abundance usually. The paint smash session was no different.

My little guy was a little timid which was kind of weird. He didn’t really want to get his hands all covered in paint so we gave him a paint brush. He, however, had no problem tasting the paint. Good thing it is non toxic. He quickly realized it wasn’t tasty. My oldest son was feeling jealous so when we were through we swapped clothes and let him go at it as well. He got a little more messy. Also, the clothes fit my 4 1/2 year old better than my 2 year old. Go figure. The simplicity of the session is part of what makes it so great. I kept the background clean and the clothes plain. The focus was meant to go on the bright paint colors and the child’s face. The session was quick, easy, and painless. It was also a lot fun for everyone!

Below are a few of my favorites. Book your paint session now. Your child can be any age to enjoy it!

 

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What is the paint thing?
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mmm tasty……
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That smile says it all!
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Older brother just finishing off the painting session for fun.

 

Mini Sessions

L-O-V-E Valentine Mini Session

I love, love, love themed sessions and speaking of “love” it is the perfect theme for Valentines Day! Valentine mini sessions are great for making your own valentines to pass out or for documenting the holiday or for just getting dang cute pictures. I like to do mini sessions for all the fun themed holidays like Valentines and Christmas. If you were to do these session you could create fun and unique calendars filled with your adorable children. I also like to try new things. This years Valentine’s session was a bit of a challenge to get it just how I wanted but I love a challenge. I get to learn in the process :).

Mini sessions are a bit easier for parents to tackle. A little less stress, a littles less money, same amount of cuteness. For some reason a lot of children react to getting their pictures taken in a some what negative manner. They can act awkward or shy or refuse to be their best selves. After working with children for so long I know to just be patient and calm. Go at their speed. Try different approaches and make it fun. I also have tricks to use to quickly get those good shots. In the end the pictures turn out great. Mini sessions help the children because their attentions spans and willingness to corporate are short lived. Thus, a short session can make for a more cooperative child. In the end. I think both parents and kids are a little less worked up. Not to say full sessions aren’t worth it but mini sessions are fun and rewarding.

Below is the final image from my latest mini session. It is different in that instead of getting 5-10 images I just did 1 big image. Either way, I can mix it up to parent’s satisfaction.

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L-O-V-E spells brotherly love for this adorable Valentine mini session.