“Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday evening was absolutely PERFECT for a senior session on the beach! Well, is was until man-eating flies began to swarm. Ouch, those things hurt! Anyway, I had the pleasure of spending the evening with Elise and her Mom. Beautiful weather, great conversation,  pretty scenery, and a gorgeous senior. I think all of that should make for awesome images. What do you think?

I couldn’t resist adding this out-take. The water was a little chilly.:)

“A boy’s story is the best that is ever told.” ~Charles Dickens

My Saturday morning was spent chasing two little fellas other than my own.:)I had a session with the G family who drove all the way from Jax to spend some time on the farm. They had a blast and I got my workout on by playing tag, hide & seek, and peek-a-boo. While the smiles weren’t there in the beginning, they sure were big by the end! Here is a little peek at our morning.

Maryann - September 8, 2010 - 3:06 pm

Great pics! What a lovely family.

{ LEAH } take two

On Thursday, I had the pleasure of working with Leah again. The last time (click here) we worked on her senior pictures, a terrible lightning storm ruined our fun. Well, it was nothing but hot, clear weather for us this time. Leah was different in the aspect that she wanted all of her pictures taken in Folkston. So, I was wracking my brain for cool ideas. I surprised even myself with some of the places I found :) Enjoy round two of the sneak peek! Also, I’ll be adding more along the way to my facebook page, too.

adrienne - September 4, 2010 - 11:01 am

How do you go about finding suitable places? These are wonderful (as usual!) :)

Christy - September 4, 2010 - 11:42 am

Hi Adrienne!
Actually, I drive by the places I chose to use in this post quite frequently. I live in a REALLY small town. So, when Leah gave me the challenge of keeping all her pictures local, I started looking around more closely. I’m happy with how they turned out! DOF is truly a photographer’s best friend. :) BTW, cool macro shots on your blog!

suzyb - September 5, 2010 - 12:47 pm

WOW these are great! <3 i especially love that last one – beautiful lighting and she just looks so happy and relaxed!

{ Class of 2011 } Justin

To say that I had a blast last night with Justin and his Mom, Paula, would be an understatement! At times, I laughed until my sides hurt. We had beautiful (and some a bit creepy) locations to shoot Justin’s senior pictures. Only a few times did we get sidetracked by ticks, ants (the size of elephants,) private property signs, and ghosts.;)All in all, I think the results were totally worth it! Here are just a tiny few that we managed to capture last night. Enjoy!

Paula Lee - September 1, 2010 - 10:29 pm

I love these pictures. They are so good. I love the black and white one with him sitting in front of the tire. Gosh I love them all..How will I ever choose?

adrienne - September 1, 2010 - 11:23 pm

They are all terrific. But I really like the one of him fishing. He seems so relaxed and content. Great shots!

“A new baby is like the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” ~Eda J. Le Shan

Anyone who knows me knows that my absolute favorite sessions are the newborns. Are they easy??? NO! lol! But, they are so worth it. I love the challenge of soothing them when they are fussy and getting swoon worthy images for their parents. Very rarely have I had one sleep the entire time. On the contrary, they tend to wake very often and easy. Usually, the sessions last 2-3 hours. Yes, I did say 2-3 HOURS. You have to allow time for feeding, rocking, soothing, and diaper changing.
Today, Miss Lucy was my most challenging subject to date. She did very little sleeping. But, omgoodness, she was so sweet and beautiful!!! Mom, Dad, and Aunt were very doting and helpful. For first time parents, they were extremely calm and knew just what little Lucy needed. Thank you for inviting me into your home to share in this joyous time!

 

I LOVED this image to show how tiny she is.:)

Dana - August 29, 2010 - 4:40 pm

LOVE the last one! :-)

Heather - August 29, 2010 - 4:43 pm

Love, love, love them!!! The second one (B&W) is awesome, love the new prop and of course I’m partial to the new headband, LOL!! Plus I love the pink wrap it reminds me of the womb perfect for newborns!! Wish I could have been there to help soothe her but sounds like you had plenty of help.

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