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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If you’d like to see The Sills’ complete PROOF GALLERY, you can Click Here. Password is Lindsey’s maiden name.

The Szabo Family | Greenville SC Poinsett Bridge Family Photographer

The Szabos are a beautiful family, inside and out. We met at Greenville’s Poinsett Bridge for their family photos, and it quickly became obvious what a loving little family they are. Dawson is such a sweet young man–a cutie pie who is easy-going and so loving to his mommy, daddy, and baby brother. This session was special to me, because Tony came with me to help carry gear AND to practice his photography skills. I was so impressed when I saw his photos!!

Fall is definitely in the air in Greenville SC…presenting the Szabo Family

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Sweet little moment between Dawson and Daddy

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Really, y’all are beautfiul!

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Sweet brothers!

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One of my “tricks” when I’m photographing kids of ANY age by themselves is to have them look at their mama and say “I love you mom!” Whether it’s a teenager or a 5 year old, the resulting expression is priceless. This photo on the right is Dawson’s “I love you mom” face. 😉

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This awesome shot of Dawson is one of Tony’s! Lovin’ my 2nd-shooting-hubby’s portrait!

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Another sweet moment that Tony captured…

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…and mine of mama and Dawson.

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Daddy and sweet Drake…

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SWEET baby boy!!

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This face?? So stinkin’ cute! (Another of Tony’s images.)

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Hellooooo! 🙂 As always, I try to make sure to get some photos of mom and dad by themselves…after all, this is where their loving, lovely family begins.

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To view the Szabos entire Proof Gallery, CLICK HERE. Password is dad’s name. As always, it makes us feel warm and fuzzy when you click “comments” below to let us know you’ve stopped by! Thanks so much…..Amy

The Kaplan Family of 3 | Asheville NC Baby and Family Photographer

Sweet Baby Jake is 5 months old, and he and his parents (some of my BFFs) were visiting from the West coast so we could all meet this precious boy for the first time. Tony and I were lucky enough to spend the afternoon with them at The Botanical Gardens at Asheville NC to photograph their first family portraits as a family of three. I cannot tell you how much it means to truly be the Kaplan’s “family photographer” through all stages of their life–engagement portraits, Marilynn’s bridals, getting-ready photos at their wedding (I was a reader in their wedding), maternity photos, and now Jake’s first portraits. They are a special family and fun, smart, generous friends.

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Here you go, get ready for some cute toes, big grins, and lots of sweet snuggles…

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Is he not the cutest little guy???

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Sweet little family of 3 at the Asheville Botanical Gardens…

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Love LOVE this one! (Hello big canvas on the wall!)

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Sweet snuggles from Mommy…

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…and Daddy.

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SUCH a sweet boy!

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Josh is a big Red Sox fan, and Marilynn got him these matching shirts as his “Daddy present” when Jake was born. Such a cute idea!

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One of my favorites from the whole session!

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…and a cute outtake. 😉 I guess Dad’s ears were tasty!

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This whole next series?? Entirely too cute. Love this little guy! Tony wanted to bring him home with us…and that’s saying a lot!! 😉

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Warning: pouty-face ahead…

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Yay, I got to be in the photo with my friends!

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If you’d like to see all of Jake’s proof gallery, please CLICK HERE. Password is his first name.

To the Kaplans: love you guys, and Tony and I can’t wait to trek out west to see y’all again soon!!

 

Thanks so much for visiting my new blog! Please, leave a comment below to show us some love!

–Amy

Baby Ensley, 9 days old | Greenville SC Newborn Photographer

Sweet Miss Ensley was wiiiiiiide awake during her newborn portraits on her 9th day. I couldn’t believe how alert she was and how much she loved looking around and following my camera! She’s going to be beautiful AND smart, just like her big sisters! As with all of my newborn portraits, I loved photographing Ensley in her first home amongst the people who adore her the most and in the rooms where she will laugh and play and learn and love as she grows up.

Enjoy Ensley’s sweet slideshow below, and CLICK HERE if you would like to view her proof gallery. (Password is her mommy’s maiden name.) As always, please click the comments below if you’d like to leave a message for Ensley, her family, or me to “show us some love!”

Angela and Vernon, thank you so much for choosing me to capture this special time in the life of your family. You guys are blessed!

–Amy

The Trammell Family | Greenville SC Family Photographer

Family is so important. The relationships between parents and their children, siblings, husbands and wives, grandparents and their precious grandchildren–this is what life is made of. These relationships help to make us who we are, and they are what we come back to throughout our entire lives. The Trammells are three generations of laughter and love, and it was an honor to photograph them while everyone was gathered in one place during the Thanksgiving holidays. I used to work with Jessica when our lives were much different, and it was great to reconnect with her now that we are both wives and she’s a new mommy.

If you would like to view the Trammell Family’s complete set of proofs, please CLICK HERE. Password is grandmama’s first name.

Please click below to see this awesome family in action, loving, laughing, snuggling…just being themselves. As always, leave a comment below to “show us some love!”