Well, let’s see…..  (this is a long one, but my oh my are there ALOT of things a 15mo can get into!!)

 

Little bit of ball playing…

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Ham it up a bit with mama and papa…

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Hang around upside down for a bit…

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Do some airplane with mama…

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Go to the park to do some climbing…

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and some swinging…

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and sliding of course…

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End up on the big swing with papa and get a little big sleepy…

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Recover from the sleepy with a good nose-picking session…

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Try squishing mama’s face right off…

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Climb some trees…

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Do a little yoga…

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And FINALLY give up for a nap, with some tears first…

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I photographed this butter bean when he was just a few weeks old – how different does he look now with that big ole lovely mop of hair!!!

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Thank you my lovelies for inviting me to again spend a few hours capturing some of the extraordinary-ness that is your family.

XOXO
Lea 

 

Here are a few of my absolute favorite photos of babes from the past 6m or so….

 

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I’ll play catch-up over the next few days and start blogging the sessions I’m doing in the next few days – woohooo for perfect late summer/early fall weather!!

This mama was in our birth class at HB over the winter and she wanted some pics done as a Father’s Day gift for her husband.  I love pregnant mamas, as most of you know, and to work with them prenatally in an educational setting and being able to photograph is quite the treat!

Her laugh and smile were so sweet –

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The lighting in her stairway was quite dramatic and of course I loved that…

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And the covering here was her wedding veil.  I love it when folks find their own coverings and props – it just makes it that much more special.

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And then – the babe.  Oh what a treat….

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(Doesn’t she have the most perfect pixie “cut”?)

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I have a love for “grooming” shots with new parents – and in talking with other photographers, I know I’m not alone.  There is something so gentle and loving about the ways parents touch their babes…

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Thanks for a couple of beautiful sessions mama, in your very zen and wonderful home.  (I have to say this is a perk of photographing young babies in their spaces – the opportunity to see so many different and lovely homes!)

I haven’t blogged in months and months (and months) because I just keep on saying “this week I’m going to get a new blog theme” – one that let’s me post mongo big pics and just looks more like me.  But it isn’t happening, now is it.  

I’ve decided something is better than nothing right?  So – a series of favorites over the past six months or so.  And back to previewing for my clients!  I have a few shoots scheduled for this weekend and I can’t wait!

AND the Nursing is Normal shoots are wrapping up and we’ll have a showing on Gallery Night October 2nd at the Goodman Center – I can’t wait for that either!  

Hope all is well in your world my friends.

XOXO
Lea

One of my absolute dearest friends from college went and had herself a babe.  Sigh.  Such loveliness.  I was fortunate to be invited to be a part of her birth, and a more gorgeous mama I have not yet seen – and I believe all laboring women possess a glowing wonder that pushes them to near-goddess status.  But those pics are not really mine to share – but some of the pics I did at one month…well, here you be:

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Oh – I am already so happy to know you little girl.  And isn’t that hair the best thing you’ve ever seen?

What’s a girl to do?

I am currently sitting in front of an open window, with the sounds of traffic rolling past, listening to good tunes (the new Neko = fantastic), thinking spring looks better every year.  Yes, I know that it’ll get cold again, and it will probably snow again, but this kind of day.  Well.  I feel wondrously blessed – as do most all of us in the area, I’m sure.

Things have been busy here – lots of changes happening at Happy Bambino where I wear another one of my many hats, and where I was fortunate to have a show this past month.  And now the spring photo shoots are gearing up – folks are excited to get outside for some photos, as am I! And oh goodness, I just signed my first wedding contract and have another meeting in the pipeline for a fall wedding.  Squeeee!

So, expect another flurry of posts catching up what I’ve been up to…  And dang-it, I VOW to be a better blogger!

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