Crissa: Senior 2016

Meet the beautiful Crissa Anderson! I absolutely LOVED doing your portraits! I think this was the 3rd attempt?? West Texas weather is so unpredictable! Half of these photos were taken in what seemed like a marsh! Thank goodness for rain boots! Crissa, thanks so much for coming to see me! You’re absolutely gorgeous – and your heart is GOLD.

 

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Georgie is ONE!

Happy First Birthday to my sweet friend, Georgie! This little man is dearly loved by so many! And his mama…. She is loved by everyone she meets! I love that I was able to get photos of her with her baby. His daddy, George, came home and saved the day! At one point, Georgie decided that he was over the photo shoot, but when he saw his daddy, he started raising his hand and smiling! So cute. I just love one year olds. They learn something new every single day… and then, they test it out. No fear of failing. Hmmm. One year old littles can teach us a thing or two about life, right?!

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Betsy – You are a natural beauty. Through and through.

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I love Betsy’s hand sneaking in the frame below – just needed a little love.

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The Johnson Family

This family…. If you haven’t had the chance to know them, take a second to scroll through these images, and you’ll get a sense of who they are. Kind, loving, supportive, fun, brilliant, and full of hope and joy. Thanks for trusting me with your memories!

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These photos below were taken through my tears! Heather realized as I was taking these that this was the first time Eve had seen herself standing up in a full length mirror! I just love her excitement! So sweet.

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I love the images of Eve and her daddy dancing! Without her brace, there’s no way she would be able to dance on his feet. And in the picture below on the right, Eve is trying to give her daddy a wink! So cute!!!!!

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The photo below is of this dear sweet family praying. They pray for a cure and for healing for their sweet daughter, Eve (pictured in the middle), and all of the other children and families affected by SMA (spinal muscular atrophy). #prayawaySMA

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Carly: Senior 2016

I had the sweet privilege of meeting Carly a couple weeks ago! I just loved her gorgeous long hair and bubbly personality. Her smile was contagious! Thank you so much for choosing me as your senior photographer, Carly!!!!

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Greg James and Family

Last year, Easter weekend, I was scheduled to take photos of Greg James and his beautiful family…. But, my health had other plans. We were able to reschedule this Easter! I’m so thankful for the chance to be able to do what I love in 2016! So, after a year of waiting, here you go, Greg! Congratulations – you have a beautiful family!

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Abigail: Senior 2016

Meet the beautiful Abigail: Senior 2016! I loved her super cute, easy style. It was perfect for our sunny, spring day! We’ve got lots more photos coming up in the future with your beautiful sister’s wedding!! Thank you so much for coming to see me!

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Mark & Kari: Engaged

Meet Mark and Kari!

Kari and I go way back to my days as an RN, working nights in the Nursery at URHCS. Y’all, we had a good time! I was thrilled when she called me and told me she was engaged, and wanted me to do her wedding! Kari, I just love you and I can’t wait to celebrate you at the wedding. Mark, you caught yourself a good one…. And, yes, in some of these photos, he actually did “catch” her…. with a rope! He’s a professional roper, so we had a little fun with that and a couple of his horses! Thanks so much for trusting me with your beautiful day. I look forward to every minute of it!  IMG_7543-2

 

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Emma Grace: 10 Year Portraits

My sweet Emma Grace is TEN! Yesterday, we finished up homework as fast as we could after she got home from school so we could get a few portraits done while the weather was perfect and the trees were in bloom! I was near to tears the entire time. So, I’m just gonna to pretend she’s still my little newborn.

(Lavender top: The Find Auctions; Dress: Doll Cake)

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Workday Wednesday!

Today, I’m working on fun ideas for an upcoming collaborative shoot! Can’t wait to share it with all of you! But for now, I’ll leave you with this darling set of images from my Fall Minis!

Happy Hump Day!

Rachel

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