This awesome family just grew by one! In honor of me taking their sweet newborn’s photos today, here are some pictures we did last week right before his arrival.
I know it sounds odd, but I truly enjoy change. I believe that transitions have an unparallelled way of revealing where our hearts are and where God still has loads of work to do. I don’t know about the rest of you, but marriage and motherhood are the primary ways that God reveals this need for growth in me. And there are few things greater than walking out those transitions and changes in a community of friends and family that are encouraging, supportive, loving, honest and helpful.
This beautiful mama-to-be has been one of my sweetest, honest, most hilarious, trusted confidants and she can speak truth to my soul in ways few friends can. She has walked through and talked me into and out of many wild adventures. I love her for that and I am beyond joyful to begin yet another wild life stage with this lady. We spent hours talking about how the idea of us as mothers was absolutely hilarious and now, many years later, we have the honor and privilege of raising little girls together.
Brett and Katie, you two are going to be awesome parents and I cannot wait to meet the amazing Penelope Joy.
There is something radical about maternity shoots. I love being able to help tell the story of such a grand, yet slightly anxious transitional period in a couple’s life. There is much joy in being able to take part in creating life and these two radiated with excitement. They shared with me how they cannot wait to see the face of their little boy, but for now they are simply loving these last few weeks of alone time together before their lives are changed forever.
We had a blast in seal beach laughing at how the seagulls were determined to fly into every single shot of mine, getting blasted by cold gusts of wind and getting distracted by a large crowd of guys that were having their own instagram competition. It was a gorgeous day with a superb couple to say the least.
A&R you two are simply lovely and I am so excited to see you both as parents and meet your sweet lil’ love soon.