May 2014 Archive

Julianne and Jim | Married | Red Barn at Outlook Farm

Julianne and Jim had the kind of wedding that leaves you feeling happy.  Maybe it was the sunshine; maybe it was the springtime flowers; or maybe it was all their wonderful guests and the beautiful location.  But mostly, I think it was them.  They are both so sweet and their love just radiated to everyone around them.  Jim is a captain and pilot in the US Air Force so they have spent many days apart over the course of their relationship.  It’s easy to see the love and respect they have for each other.

All week the forecast said 100% chance of rain for their wedding day.  One hundred percent.  But then, magically, the skies cleared and the sun came out and they had the most beautiful New England spring day for their wedding.   I was kind of obsessed with Juli’s flowers by Fruition Flowers.

I was kind of obsessed with Juli and Jim too.

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Congratulations Julianne and Jim!  I know you will have a wonderful life together.

XO~Kate

Pretty Palomino

Bea loves horses.  And ponies.  And pretty much every animal.  When a friend offered to let Bea ride her miniature horse we were thrilled!

Meet “Rudy”, the prettiest, sweetest little palomino we’ve ever seen!  Photographing these two was such a treat but also had it’s challenges. Rudy is young and active and pretty much ruled by his stomach.  He goes where the grass is.  Bea is, well, two. So this was a bit like wrangling and photographing two toddlers, except that one of them had hooves.   Still, it was a wonderful experience and Bea has made a new friend that she can’t stop talking about.  I love that they seem to have the same hair and are the perfect fit for each other.  

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I found Bea’s vintage dress on ebay and my Mom made the adorable flag and accessories.

XO~Kate

Family | NH Children’s Photographer

These days families are made up of all kinds of combinations.  What stood out the most to me with this family was the love and kindness towards the little ones.  The youngest of these four are so lucky to have two big brothers to play with and adore.  It’s a world of teenagers and toddlers and can’t be easy all the time but as long as there’s love and support then they will always be there for each other.  I’ve known this beautiful mom for many years.  We even had a joint birthday party one year!  I was so thrilled to reconnect with her and get to know her husband and children.  They are pretty adorable, every single one.

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XO~Kate

Old Friends | NH Children’s Photographer

Last week I got to spend some time with my best friend from grade school who was visiting with her family from DC. She and I have been friends since I moved to NH in the second grade.   I don’t see her as often as I’d like to but when we do get together it’s like we’ve never been apart.  Our pasts include grade school sleepovers, high school dramas, a trip across Australia, and our own weddings. Now we are sharing the joys of motherhood. Mo is a beautiful person and a great mom.  She and Nathan have the most adorable family and their little Lucy is just a few months older than Bea.  Her son Jacob is just about six months old, and at that sweet, smiley age.  Here are a few photos from our cool and windy session.

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Here’s to remaining friends all these years!  I love you Mo!

XO~Kate

 

Brotherly Love | NH Children’s Photographer

There really is something so special about three brothers.  Maybe it’s because I have three boys myself,  but I am always drawn to families with 3 boys and the wonderful chaotic love that surrounds them. I’m pretty sure this family never stopped moving. They were so fun! Adorable, active and playful.  And very loving.

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XO~Kate