My last fall session of 2018 was with this beautiful family and I couldn't have asked with better people to spend the evening with! We did struggle with finding some color so the pictures looked like fall -- enter Aunt Sandy and her yard full of leaves -- but in the end, the boys had such a good time throwing leaves around.
I don't know how we managed to pull this off. It was so cold and Maggie was really not having it, while Owen was just in the mood to be silly. The session began with some objections and ended in absolute meltdown, but everything in between was so perfect! I'm so happy I was able to capture this adorable family!
Vanessa snagged a last minute cancellation opening and I'm so glad she did! I had so much fun with this sweet family and I'm hoping that I'll see them again in the future!
When you're BFFs with the photographer, you get your pictures back extra fast! I had a great time with Isaac and I can't wait to see what his future holds!
Welcome to the world sweet Parker!
I'm so happy I got to meet this little guy! He was such a smiley little dude right up until the very end of his session when the idea of cuddles with Mommy was just way too important to ignore any more.
His mommy may be openly obsessed with his feet, but I am obsessed with this adorable little face!
My favorite little snuggle bug is THREE! How do such things happen?
Karrington FINALLY showed me her walking skills, although she preferred just to scoot over to me so we could "row, row, row the boat gently down the stream." She also prefers to not have flowers in her bath, but she absolutely LOVED the milkbath portion of her session! I can't wait to see her again soon!
I had so many beautiful families take advantage of my offer to do some mini sessions at Keeneland, and we had the perfect weather to go along with it!
This beautiful girl chose the perfect place for her senior session! Oh the places you'll go, Keelie!
Jovie decided to wake up halfway through her session and give me the best wide awake images I've ever gotten from a newborn. This tiny baby is going to do big things someday!
I've always been more of a Marvel girl, but Shawn's excitement about The Flash was very contagious. So much so that I've been binge watching it every since his session.
Congratulations to Shawn. I know we will be seeing fantastic things from him in a flash!
What happens when the rain finally stops for a day or two? Lots of wind, apparently.
Harper, Brandon, Zoey, and Zella were all willing to push through and go outside for some family photos. I'm so happy they did. A few very well timed shots later and they have memories to last a lifetime!
The first time I met Leighton was for a Christmas mini last year and we did not get off to the best start. She had a major meltdown for that session, which was only saved by cookies. Her next session with me was a glitter mini that got off to the same start, followed by a spring mini outside that went slightly better than the first two.
But this time...
This time, she absolutely nailed it in record time. I guess three is the magic age for Leighton when it comes to pictures. It helps that I had ice cream, too, I'm sure. ;)
I'm so excited to meet this sweet family's new addition coming very, very soon! I just hope he likes me a little more than Oliver did at first...
This little squish was not in the mood to just lay around and sleep and be told what to do. She is already going to give everyone a run for their money! But that angelic blonde hair and those blue eyes are going to be the reason everyone just falls in line!
I've got to really give Katie credit; it was cold and very wet outside when we did her fall session and she still managed to smile anyway. She's such a fantastic young lady and I'm so happy I got to meet her for not one, but two senior sessions!
Gift certificates are on sale starting now through December 17th. You may purchase a gift certificate for yourself for use in the future. GCs are valid for one year from the purchase date. Expired gift certificates will be accepted for their face value with the client being responsible for the difference in the GC value and the current value of the session. GCs may NOT be used towards the purchase of special event mini sessions, prints or photo products, USB drives or other add-ons and fees.
There will be a black friday sale on first year packages and senior seasonal packages.
IN OTHER NEWS…
My pricing scheduled has changed to allow for a more affordable experience and to reach a larger market. Session fees will no longer automatically include a USB drive and you will not automatically receive downloads of all the images in your gallery. Extra downloads and USB drives will be an add-on purchase.
What does this mean for you? More control over the cost of your session and the way your images are delivered. There will also be more openings in my calendar for the coming year, which means a better chance of getting the date you want. I will continue to offer prints and products through the online galleries as well.
Mini sessions will no longer be offered as a regular item and will be only offered at various times throughout the year, particularly around holidays.
CSP will be closing for the holidays this year on December 17th and will remain closed through January 4th. No responses to messages/texts/calls/emails will be returned during this time. If you are expecting a new addition to your family, please contact me BEFORE December 17th for arrangements.
I will be doing THREE giveaways on December 17th. All of these giveaways will be awarded to people who have scheduled any regular session with me during 2018. On January 5th, I will be drawing a winner for a small prize from anyone who sends me a Christmas card this year!
I will be offering weddings again in 2019, but spots will be limited and will be available from January through September only. I will not be photographing weddings in the fall months due to my busy portrait schedule during those months. If you would like more information on wedding services, please click the button below.
As some of you may already know, I was unable to offer unicorn mini sessions at the end of this summer and this fall. Unfortunately, my little unicorn has been retired. He has suffered some leg injuries this year and has still not recovered. He continues to make one step forward and three steps back. For now, we are doing everything we can to help him (and I do mean EVERYTHING) and we’re hoping that soon he will be happy and well. He may recover enough to come out of retirement for a few sessions sometimes in September of 2019, but if not he will live out his days being very much loved just the same.
This sweet little squish was born at 34 weeks. He may have been impatient to get here, but he was definitely the perfect gentleman for me at his newborn session! Wyatt barely made a peep and as always, I kept him longer than I should have, but honestly, I was a little bit in love!
This beautiful girl had to reschedule her first appointment since we scheduled in the middle of a hurricane (not on purpose). We managed to make it work and spent most of the morning climbing down and back up a bank into a creek. I gotta say, you really feel like you've bonded with someone when you go through an experience like creek bank climbing...
This guy was definitely a man of few words, but there were a few times that my crazy came out and he couldn't help but laugh a little. Props to him for coming out in the drizzly rain and cold!