Every year I get the privilege to photograph this family and it just gets sweeter and more fun each time! We hung out in the cornfield, checked out the corn to see how ready it was to harvest, then we headed down to the river! The kids fished and skipped rocks and we even roasted marshmallows till the sun was long gone.
Matt + Alyssa are one of those couples who are a little quiet but their love for each other radiates from their faces. They are so sweet and fun and just absolutely in love with each other. Their joy was so contagious! Plus, there were COWS and hay bales and a gorgeous sunset and did I mention cows?! When I got into the car that night my heart was just so full!
I love all births but this one is extra special. You see, Caitlin and Tyler are my first bride and groom to book me for their birth story. I can’t really put into words how much it means to me that a couple would continue to trust me again and again with some of the most special memories in their life.
I’m back again! And it’s with another beautiful birth story!!
This one is so special to me because Em is one of my closest friends and our friendship actually grew because of our passion for healthy living, organic foods, home/natural birth, and of course, Jesus!
On Saturday morning, December 12, I woke up at 5:25 a.m. to my phone buzzing. Normally, I sleep like a rock, but the day before, I got a very exciting text saying that Cala was having contractions; so when the phone buzzed I was already expecting “the call.” I answered quietly so I wouldn’t wake up Mike and Ellie. I was greeted with a very perky, “Hey Emily! How ya doing? You ready to take some pictures?!”
Two weeks ago I woke up excited, knowing that it was the day that Joanna and Josh were going to welcome their little boy into the world. I already had a text on my phone saying that things were moving along at a good pace so I hopped out of bed (carefully, so I wouldn’t […]