Photo Week: Families

   Family shoots are always full of excitement, from messaging back and forth about outfits, to praying for good weather and happy kids!

  This family came from far and wide for a get together. I am glad they decided to get family photos while everyone was in town.  They were so fun to work with!  And yes, two of these boys are twins, and one is a cousin close in age.  They are such HAPPY babies and at the go-go-go stage, too!

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  I was just about to cancel this rainy day session, when a family dressed in red, white and blue came in the drive.  Their sweet faces and cute outfits made the shoot seem sunny, despite the grey clouds above us. 

  While we were at it, we went ahead and took little Graham’s 4 month old photos.  You may remember this sweet Mommy from her snowy day maternity shoot with big sister, Isabelle.

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  I have been taking the Silsbee’s photos since I started shooting 2 1/2 years ago.  They were one of my first clients, before I even knew what I was doing.  {not saying I do know either! haha} I love that they trust me to photograph their little girl growing up, and their precious family too.  Dale and I were in Sunday school with them as daters-turned-newlyweds.  It’s been fun to watch their love mature and grow.

  Michele came to me with a beautiful idea from Pinterest.  But as with all things on Pinterest, its harder then it looks.  I later found out there is actually a heart hand app for this shot on your phone that tells you exactly where to line up your arms for each photo.  That wouldn’t have helped us for this shoot, but it was still interesting to know how they did it for pinterest.

  I have to say, I am pretty stinkin’ proud that we did as good as we did, just guessing how it would look in the collage afterwards.  See, they are making a big heart!

  Last I heard, this was being made into a big canvas for their room.   AWESOME! 

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  And that concludes Family Day on photo week! 


4 little Ferguson’s Photography: Mommy To Be

  Maternity sessions are so fun!  Maybe because for once, I am not the one pregnant?   🙂 

  No, really, all teasing aside…….there is such beauty to be captured in these rounded bellies, full of new life, new beginnings!

  I have photographed 3 that have gone un-shared for months now, due to the overwhelming amount of good food being eaten and then posted on here!!


  Growing Family #1 are near and dear to our hearts, Dale went to school with Jamie and has gotten close with Mike through Men’s Encounter and morning work outs at the gym.  These were taken this fall.

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Growing Family #2 was for a Christmas Card announcement for a couple we teasingly call our Tree Hugger Friends.   Momma-to-Be,  Kalene wasn’t showing yet, so we got creative with their announcement.

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  Maternity Session number 3 has been something I have only dreamed of, a snowy maternity shoot! I prayed SO hard for snow BEFORE her baby was due, and wouldn’t you know, the weather warmed up to 75 just a few days before this!  I about gave up hope, but it came, one day and one day only….I teasingly told Dale it was just for me!!! Thanks, Lord!  🙂
By the time we got to shoot, all the snow was melted from the trees, but thankfully the ground was still covered.  I am glad Mandy braved the cold to do this though, because it was gone a few hours later! 

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