John + Kim + Megan, Matt and Luke // Cranford New Jersey

 Nomahegen Park, Cranford New Jersey Family Photography

Nomahegan Park Family Photos

I absolutely adore working with repeat clients. Not only because I get to see them again and catch up with them and their families, but I love knowing that they trust me enough to capture their lives over and over again! 

I worked with Kim and John on their backyard wedding last Fall and I just loved everything about their family. I was so excited to see how much the kiddos had grown in a few short months and WOW, its just crazy how only a few short months can have such an effect! 

We met at this awesome park in Cranford which they used to live near. It had an awesome lake in the middle with a really cool bridge so we hung out there for a while and then headed over to the playground so the kids could work out their never-ending energy. I tell ya, if someone can figure out how to bottle that stuff, they'll make millions!! 

Despite the crazy, impromptu wind gusts that started at the exact same time as our session (of course) we had such a great time. Megan, Matt and Luke are just the cutest (and that red hair!!!) and I probably could have photographed their sweet smiles all day! 

The Murray Family // Washington D.C.

 Washington DC Family Photography | Family Photos at the Capitol Building

I've known Katherine since college and I just love her. It's been so nice to stay connected with her over the years despite where life has taken us. We both ended up marrying Army men and even though she has three adorable daughters and lives in the DC area, I still feel like we are kindred folk. I love her sense of humor and the way she loves her family. She is an amazing woman and mother and I am proud to call her my friend! We've been trying to get together ever since I moved to the east coast. She and I were lucky enough to meet for breakfast when I went down to DC for the VIPINtensive in February and when Paul and I planned our trip down to DC for a few days I mentioned it to her because I totally wanted to see her again and meet her adorable family (whom I have only seen online!) She was so cute because she was like, wait...you are coming? I totally want to see you and can I hire you to do our photos? It just worked out perfectly. And the fact that she wanted to take them near and around the capitol building was amazing! What photographer doesn't want to shoot there?!

The day ended up being so much colder than anticipated. The day before was awesome and the day after was awesome (of course) but that day we had clouds and temps only in the 40's! Brrrr!!! It led to there being not a lot of crowds around, but we were all pretty much freezing the entire time. Despite the cold, I think we still got some great family memories for them and I am so glad we were able to get together! We headed out to dinner afterward to catch up and chat and all around it was just such a special day. Katherine...you are the best and I just love your family!