Asher’s Christmas Newborn Portraits | Greenville SC Photographer

Anticipation. Christmas is the season of anticipation, and for new families, little can compare to the anticipation of the birth of their first baby. I’m continuing my “throwback” blog posts with another Christmas Newborn Portrait session! Little Asher has just turned TWO, but his in-home newborn portraits were some of my favorites. The lights, the Christmas jammies, the snuggly baby boy celebrating his first days home with his family and his first Christmas. There’s so much to love about this portrait session; I hope you’ll enjoy!

Asher…Christmas Newborn Portraits

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Seriously, how perfectly squishy is this little face?? I can’t get over Asher’s little bow lips and smushy cheeks!

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Sweet, snuggly family time. I’m asleep….just kidding!

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Brianna is such a sweet spirit, and she was such happy new mommy!

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Of course, Sophie the Pup had to be part of the family portraits!

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Without a doubt, this candid portrait is one of my favorites from Asher’s newborn session. I just love this quiet moment and all that it stands for during the crazy rush of the holiday season. Friends, I wish for you all to create moments filled with peace, reflection, snuggles, and joy this season.

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Merry Christmas!

–Amy

Baby Jackson | In-home Newborn Photography, Greenville SC

There is just something sweet and special about photographing newborn babies in their first home…just a few days old…getting loved on by their brand-new family. I photographed Baby Jackson in Greenville SC, and there was nothing but love and snuggles for this sleepy boy. Big Brother John Allen tickled his tiny toes, and Mommy and Daddy spent some meaningful time cuddling this new little life and filling him with their hopes and dreams. It was a relaxed and beautiful morning, and I’m so glad I was there to photograph this family.

Simple, relaxed, real moments. Emotions. The beauty of the everyday. These are the things I cherish, and these are the images I want to capture with my camera.

Introducing….Baby Jackson

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–Amy

The French Family’s Christmas Lifestyle Portraits | Greenville SC Documentary Photography

I love when families choose a lifestyle portrait session to document their real family moments. There is something so beautiful about a family playing and relaxing together in their own home. It reminds me of Kurt Vonnegut’s quote “Remember the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” The French Family has just moved into a new home in Greenville SC, and they wanted to me to document this new phase in their life. During our lifestyle session, they snuggled on the couch by their ginormous Christmas tree, decorated the kids’ tree together and reminisced over their sweet hand-made ornaments, jumped on the bed in their Christmas jammies, and played outside on a sunny winter day. This family truly savors their time together, and they really seem to “get” that life is made up of these sweet little moments. It was a pleasure capturing them just being them, and I have waaaaay too many favorites for you to see!

Introducing…The French Family, Greenville SC Lifestyle Family Portraits 

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A friend and I were just talking about how dreary it is after all the Christmas decorations come down. These sweet photos of little M and J decorating their kids-sized tree will have us all wishing again for the magic of the holidays!

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Miss J’s excitement over hanging an ornament is just too cute!

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One of my many favorites from their session: cute Mr. M hanging his ornaments just so.

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Another few favorites…

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One of the family’s favorite things to do together is pile in the bed for jumping, stories, and giggles. These photos were too fun to capture!

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Like I said…too many favorites! I saved this set from outdoors for last….I think you’ll see why. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!

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Those lashes!!

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Sometimes, the instant I push my shutter to freeze a moment, I just know that I’ve captured something special. This portrait of J and her daddy was one of those times.

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To the Frenches: I can’t thank you enough for letting me capture this little slice of your life. I hope that these portraits will remind of this new phase in your family’s life and this sweet season of excitement and wonder. I also hope that it will give you lots of photos to help make your new house a home!

To view the family’s complete gallery, CLICK HERE. If you know the family, you can contact mom for the password!

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Many thanks!

–Amy

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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