Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Family Photos!!

I’m ashamed to admit it, but my girls are five and seven and we had never had a real family portrait taken.  Sure, we’ve got plenty of family pics taken by friends and family, but there’s just something special about a professional family portrait, don’t you think?

Since it gets dark so early this time of the year, our photo session was scheduled for the afternoon.  I actually took the day off work so I wouldn’t have to leave early and feel rushed in getting the fam ready.  Funny story… Mr. home.made. talked me into a trail run that morning and wouldn’t you know it… I sprained my ankle!  Since my outfit included heels (beauty is pain, right?) it made for an adventuresome photo session.

We used a fantastic local photographer, Caressa Captures, who just happened to go to college with my sister and who I just happen to sit next to on Monday nights when our girls are in gymnastics.  I couldn’t be more pleased with the outstanding job she did…

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My girls normally are hams in front of the camera, especially my little one, but it took a little while to get them to loosen up for Ms. Caressa.  (Guess that’s what happens when it’s their first real photo shoot!)

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As all great photographers do, she captured not only their beauty…


but also their personalities.


That, my friends, would be the “clover tongue”, so lovingly passed down from a certain daddy to his daughters.  Ahem.

We are blessed beyond measure!


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