Saturday, February 27, 2010

Momma's got a brand new toy!

I'm so physced!! I just got a new lens.. (and I'm about to get nerdy on you).. AND IT'S SO PRETTY!!! I think I'm in love. It's a Nikon 35mm f/1.8, for those who wants to know. After Bryan and I bought it, I opened it up in the car, taking pictures of Bryan, my shoes in the window, my wedding rings, the radio, steering wheel, you name it. We went to go get sushi and I was so excited about my purchase, I took it in with us. Maybe the waitress thought I was crazy? Who cares, I'm one big happy, nerdy photographer. I took pictures of the water, sushi, hubby... probably about 5 pictures of each. FABULOUS lens. Let me say that again, FABULOUS!! I'm a little too much excited about tomorrow's shoot. It's a maternity shoot, and I can't wait to see how this lens will perform. I'm beaming from ear to ear and I know I won't get any sleep tonight.

So without further adieu, I give you water & sushi!!!
Check back soon for the maternity pictures!!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Jazz is growing!!

It's really quite incredible. We got Jazz about a month ago. Not even a month, if you want to get technical. She was so cute and little, weighing in at 7lbs. Now, as of Feb 23rd, she has DOUBLED in size! More, actually. She is now 15lbs!! My little girl is growing up so fast. She sleeps inbetween Bryan and I at night, taking up the entire middle, leaving us practically fighting for the ends. If she's doing that at 15lbs, I'm scared to know how she'll be at 40lbs. Yikes! I have a feeling we'll be finding out soon. She's like a little weed. She grows right before my eyes.

To refresh your memory, this is Jazz the day after we first got her.

She was so itsy bitsy!!

This is Jazz now. She's HUGE!!

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Stewart Family Shoot #2

"Se-DON-na-nona-nona-a" was sung to keep cute little Sedona happy and smiling for the camera. How precious is that? Her parents had a whole aray of songs to sing. I really wanted to sing along, but oh yeah.. I'm here to take pictures! And how sweet is her dress? Cute, pink and frilly. LOVE IT!! Haha. I was so happy to meet up with this family again. So adorable and so much fun. I look forward to taking more pics of sweet little Sedona as she grows.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

The Stewarts

This has been over a month in the making. Tons of rescheduling due to the weather.. too cold, overcast, rainy.. you name it! We were FINALLY lucky enough to schedule on a good day! But unfortunately, it was still pretty chilly for cute little 5 month old Sedona. We did manage to get some adorable shots of her. And the awesome thing about her, even when she started to cry, she didn't frown! Haha! She was such a little sweet pea. And I loved the cute little songs her mommy & daddy sang her to get her attention or make her happy. She was just so precious, and I loved her beautiful blue eyes. But the poor thing was so cold. Even cuddled up in her adorable pink onesie parka, she was still too cold to go any further. So shoot #2 to be scheduled some time in the future!!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Myrtice + Willie

I have the best job. I really do! I get to meet and hang out with the sweetest people. Bryan and I met Willie and Myrtice, aka Tay in Downtown St. Pete this past weekend. Again, not the best weather, but had the best time! What a fun, sassy couple! They brought their little puppy Ceasar, who is seriously, the cutest puppy I have ever seen!! Cute puppy for a cute couple!! Tay is half hawaiian, gorgeous skin tone! And I love how she's always wearing flowers in her hair. So cute!! I wish I could pull that off. And let me tell you... Wille has the best smile I have ever seen on a guy. So genuine and CUTE!! I sincerely enjoyed shooting this couple. I can't wait for their wedding in October!!

Monday, February 1, 2010

Brittany + Kraig

Congratulations to Brittany and Kraig on their engagement!! What a sweet and fun couple! Brittany and I have been talking through email for a few weeks, trying to plan a day to do their pictures. I knew we would hit it off, cause she was so sweet and down to earth, and so excited to get her engagement pictures done. I think she caught on to my excitement too, cause she said she loved my enthusiasm. Haha, I kinda felt like a dork because I guess I get overly excited about engagement pictures. What can I say? I love what I do! So we picked a day, and as it got closer, we saw it was going to storm. Now, talk about enthusiasm, Brittany kept an eye on the hourly forecast like a pro. So we decided to take our chances with the rain, and bring the umbrellas just in case. We met, and I instantly fell in love with this couple! Very go with the flow, "just tell me what to do, and I'll do it" kind of people. And they had me laughing the entire time. It was cold, windy, the sun was hiding, but they were troopers and had a good time, and it showed in the pictures.

They were so cute when they kissed. I would take the picture, and move out of the way. A few seconds later, they're still kissing and he says "Oh, I'm sorry. Are we done?" I didn't want to interrupt!

I loved her ring!! Very gorgeous and unique!

Just had to show the "BIG GUNS" next to the big gun

I hope he doesn't mind me posting this picture! During the outfit change, Brittany had his shoes, so he had to wait for her to get back. Hence the socks and shoes. And I just had to take a picture, and he agreed!! So here he is, performing the 'Irish Jig'. Told you they were a fun couple!!

Brittany, you are GORGEOUS!!

So much in love!

It was a pleasure and an honor to do your engagement pictures! I had a blast! Congratulations again guys!
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