The Millers in the Country | Spartanburg SC Fall Family Photographer

I photographed the ADORABLE Miller family at the new home they are building out in the country near Spartanburg SC, and it was everything I dreamed of: tall grasses, open fields, gorgeous light, cowboy boots, and tons of love and laughter. It was a blast watching this family of 5 playing games, chasing little Levi, and loving on each other. As I watched the kids exploring their new wide-open spaces without a care in the world, I thought about what a special place this is going to be as they grow up on this land…together…laughing, playing, loving as a family. I hope that my photos captured that magic!

Introducing….The Miller Family, At Home in the Country

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I love this mama’s joy!

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There’s something about this candid moment that makes me happy…

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I think a couple of kiddos love their baby brother!

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And he’s off! Levi was on the move for most of our session, and this is one of my favorites!!

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Happy boy!!

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This is Lawson’s “I love you mom but I don’t want to say it out loud” look. 😉

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Handsome!

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How pretty is sweet Miss Elliott??

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This was baby Levi’s first official portrait session, so we made sure to get lots of portraits of his sweet face. I wish I could claim responsibility for his laughter in some of these shots, but daddy was behind me cranking up the tractor to get Levi’s attention! Ha!

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For real? Levi’s closed eyes, crinkled-up nose laughter is the.best.ever!!

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Miller Family, y’all are beautiful!!

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Is there a country song about dancin’ on the dirt roads? If not, I think I should write one…

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If you’re a regular blog reader, you know that I always make it a point to photograph mom and dad by themselves. In the craziness of life, it’s so important to remember where this family began, the love between two people that started it all. In the case of Mama and Daddy Miller, their love began in high school! These two have been together for half their lives, and I hope they look at these pictures and see how beautiful their love is.

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Love that look of happiness and pure contentment.

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Oh hey Levi!!

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Here’s a fun favorite to end on–I love everything about this moment…mom and dad focused on each other, Lawson and Elliott racing to the finish line, and Levi clapping and cheering them on. Toooooo cute, y’all!!

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Millers, I cannot thank you enough for asking me to photograph your family at your new home. I can’t wait to see how these images decorate your new home and bring you happy memories through the years!

To view the Millers’ entire PROOF GALLERY, click here. Password is mom’s maiden name. Enjoy!

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Thanks a bunch,

Amy

 

Ava’s Newborn Portraits | Greenville SC Family and Baby Photographer

Sweet Ava’s video slideshow from her newborn portrait session is filled with tender moments with Mommy and Daddy, funny times with their Pup, and sleepy faces (finally!!) on this beautiful baby girl. I hope you will enjoy it! I also just had to include this collage of her…I just love all these brand-new “baby parts”…wispy hair, puckered little lips, tiny toes. So cute!

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Click below to watch Ava’s slideshow…


 

To view Ava’s entire Proof Gallery, CLICK HERE. Contact Mom and Dad if you’d like the password. Enjoy!

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Baby Ava, 1 Week Old | Upstate Greenville, SC Newborn Lifestyle Photographer

I met Sweet Baby Ava and her mommy and daddy for their in-home newborn portraits in Upstate SC when she was just one week old! This little bitty girl decided she wanted to show up a few weeks early, and even though she caught her sweet parents by surprise, they are all getting settled into their new life with lots of love and sweetness. I love photographing newborn portraits at home…where baby first learns to live and love, where we can capture some great lifestyle moments, and where the family can still hibernate together at home. I hope you will enjoy Miss Ava’s sneak peek…more to come once I finish her entire gallery!

Introducing…Baby Ava, 1 Week Old

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It was super important to get a portrait of the entire family…including Ava’s fur-brother, Cooper. 😉

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Ava’s mommy and her uncle both slept in this cradle when they were babies, too. Ava’s mommy made this sweet animal-themed quilt…but didn’t quite get it finished before Ava made her appearance! She finished quilting just in time for our portraits, though!

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Sweet girl!

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Tiny little eyelashes…

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This next set of portraits are some of my favorite from the day…just sweet moments snuggling with Daddy and Mommy in her nursery.

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Sean and Morgan, I bet Ava has already changed in the week since we took these photos! I hope you are enjoying loving on your precious girl! Thank you again for asking me into your home to capture this amazing time for your family.

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Thanks a bunch,

Amy

The Sleight Family Portraits at Paris Mountain | Greenville, SC Family Photographer

Cute, cute, cute! This fun family has got the cutest kids with the most gorgeous eyes! I met the Sleight family–grandparents, their grown kids and spouses, and three energetic blond grandchildren–at Paris Mountain State Park in Greenville SC for their extended family portraits. I had forgotten how much I love photographing families at this park; it’s a beautiful, rustic, and laid-back location. Enjoy these sweet portraits!

Introducing…The Sleight Family

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Y’all are too cute!

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I first photographed Miss A when she was just a toddler. She is such a beautiful and sweet little girl now!!

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It was no easy task getting a sibling photo of these two cuties, but I LOVE this one!!

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I could seriously just eat.him.up. Soooooo cute!

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(Mommy feels the same!)

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Papa and his girl

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Another cute blondie!

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These eyes!!

 

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Annnnnd that’s all folks! See ya!!

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~Amy

The Sills’ Magical Maternity Snow Session | Greenville SC Maternity Photographer

This sweet couple, preparing to meet their baby girl this summer, reminded me of why I love being a maternity photographer! There is such magic in the anticipation, the love that creates a family, and the beauty of this time in a couple’s life. Add in glowing late-afternoon light and a trip into the snowy woods during a rare Greenville SC snow storm, and you have a dreamy portrait session filled with magical moments. This sweet couple, Lindsey and Scott, are the kind of people who you just know are all kinds of good. They are fun and kind with each other, they give generously, and they bring out the best in one another and those around them. From the moment we started talking, they just inspired me to give more freely, and I am absolutely certain they will bring out that kind of good in their baby girl.

Introducing, The Sill Family…

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Y’all are just beautiful together!!

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I have been SO excited that my husband Tony is beginning to shoot with me! I always love the intimacy that a Second Shooter can capture when they aren’t directing the scene. This image below is one of his.

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Swoon! This glowy moment is just perfect. This is my angle…

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…and this is my Tony’s angle.

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This photo may not be “technically perfect,” but I just love the happy seen here!

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Another of Tony’s shots…

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I love it when a photo can communicate something without even showing anyone’s face.

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I looooooove this one!

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I know this is one of Lindsey’s favorites. There’s just something I love about capturing the way a couple looks at one another. LOVE.

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Hello, Sassy Mama!!

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Beautiful mama-to-be

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LOVE this next series…

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SO cute, you two!

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And finally, my super-favorites. This light?? Really?? And these two sweet parents-to-be?? Nothing but glow here, guys.

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This. Favorite.

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Scott and Lindsey, thank you for sharing your love and your kindness with my camera. You guys are truly going to be amazing parents. (I mean, you already know the art of bribery, right??? 😉 ) I am so thrilled that you trekked over during the Snowpocalypse of 2014 and trusted my vision for this portrait session.  Y’all have something special, and I hope that these photos capture that in some small way.

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