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It won't be like this forever. | Lifestyle and Family Documentary | Fairhope Family Photographer

It won’t be like this forever.

The days are long, but the years are short. Really short.

Being a mother is hard. Motherhood doesn’t come with vacation days or even sick days. It’s hard to describe but even through the sweat and tears, there is a a kind of joy, a joy that only a mother could really understand. It’s 3 AM feedings, scrapped knee kisses, and the ‘one more song mama’ even though you have already sang twenty.

It’s an unconditional love.

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Here I am. | Fairhope Lifestyle and Family Documentary Photographer

More of this in 2019.

More of them,  
My family will come first more than ever this year. I will be sharing more of them too. They are my muses. My inspiration. They are the reason I love what I do.

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Almond | Family Documentary | Fairhope Family Photographer

When the Almonds contacted me about doing a family documentary session, I was beyond excited! Family Documentary is my favorite genre of photography. The simplicity and authenticity of it all is not only exciting as a photographer, but as a mom, its extremely heartwarming and beautiful.

Unscripted, unposed, real moments. Those are the moments that last forever.

So after discussing what the day in the life at the Almonds house consisted of we decided to go for a #targetrun.

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Williams Family | Fairhope Family Photographer

I've known Caroline and Greg for many years now. In fact, we went to high school together! My husband and Greg graduated together and Caroline and myself were one year apart. Not to mention, Greg and my husband, Andrew, are both Captains in the National Guard and are both police officers at the same department! Caroline and I have been friends for almost 7 years now, she was even my matron of honor at my wedding. 

So needless to say, I love this family.

Our session couldn't have gone better. The light was AMAZING that evening, Caroline had all of her boys so well dressed, and everything just fell into place. 

Their session was simply perfect. 

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Sudduth | Fairhope Newborn Photographer

I met Caitlin two years ago at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, Alabama. If you know me personally, than you know that the past 4 years have been pretty tough on me and my family. My first son, Patrick, was born at 26 weeks due to me having severe pre-eclampsia and post-HELLP syndrome and we have dealt with a lot of medical issues since then. 

Fast forward to two years ago. We were trying every which way to help my son to not only talk but to eat. Early Intervention recommended we go see a feeding specialist, so we asked our doctor for a recommendation to help us find a specialist.

 Enter Caitlin.

Caitlin became my family's hero. She gave my son the confidence and tools to not only talk but to eat. She also gave us a referral to see another specialist to laser off a tongue tie that we had no idea he even had! Caitlin will always have a special place in my family's heart. She helped give my son a chance and helped him to not get left behind.  How do you know not love someone like that. 

So when Caitlin told me she was expecting and asked me to take her newborn portraits of her son, I immediately said yes! After all that she had done for my son Patrick, I knew I wanted to capture this precious time for her. 

When I arrived at our session, we chatted about what moms chat about-our kids. We laughed and exchanged parenthood tips. She was truly glowing during the entire session.

Motherhood looks beautiful on her.

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VanNahmen Family | Fairhope Family Photographer

I met Cathy and her family the day after Easter in Orange Beach. The weather couldn't have been more perfect. Not only was the weather amazingly beautiful, but the beach was surprisingly quiet and only a handful of people were there. Everything was perfect. The VanNahem's family session was my first session back after having my third child and I was so excited to hear that Cathy found me on instagram and wanted me to take their vacation photos. Nothing makes me happier than to know I'm capturing memories for someone. 

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Cauley | Lifestyle Mother & Daughter | Fairhope Family Photographer

There is something special about the bond between a mother and daughter. As a mother of two boys and another boy due very soon, I personally love capturing the moments between a mother and daughter. I love watching the bond that is constantly blooming. A bond that will blossom into a forever friendship.

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Grissom | Fairhope Family Photographer

Meet the Grissom Family.

 

I had SO much fun hanging out with this family. We laughed, played games, and really got to know one another. One thing that connected me to this family is how similar our families are. Sarah and I have had similar pregnancies, we love the same names, and we both love large families. 

I consider this family more like friends after our session.

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What is Family Documentary? | Fairhope Family Photographer

Family Documentary is an upcoming genre that is unposed and unscripted. Instead of buying new outfits and meeting me at a gorgeous location, I will come to you where you let me in and capture perfect moments that tell your family story.

These sessions are my absolute favorite because they are so real and true. There is so much beauty in the everyday moments and these moments need to be celebrated and documented because you are enough, just the way you are.

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The Bennett's | Family Documentary | Fairhope Family Photographer

Since it's Thursday, I figured I do a little throw back to one of my favorite sessions I had last year.

Family Documentary is something that I LOVE sooo much. These sessions are real and authentic. I approach these sessions like as if I am a 'fly on the wall.'  These sessions are not posed and are unscripted. I capture everything from the sweet snuggles to the full blown out temper tantrums.

These sessions mirror what I capture of my own family and I think that is why I love them so much because I am giving my clients something real. Something they will be able to look back and remember how those days really use to be. 

I had a couple of these sessions last year, but one that sticks out the most is my time with Ric and Lauren Bennett.

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Where Have All The Cowboys Gone? | Fairhope Family Photographer

Since it's a New Year, I figure I would write a little introduction about yours truly.  I'm so blessed to be able to do what I love to do. And since I consider all of my clients my friends, why not let all of my friends get to know me a little better?

There's really no easy way to start and I'm completely awkward when it comes to introductions. Not to mention, despite being an english major in college, I'm the absolute worst at spelling and grammatical errors.  You have been warned.

....So here it goes.

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