It’s only the first week of October but the leaves are on fire!!!
This absolutely beautiful family braved a busy beach night to capture these special times. So happy I got to work with them!
Thank you so much to the 74 families I worked with in 2017! It has been another successful year at SPM Photo and I look forward to seeing your families grow in 2018!
Lisa is one of a kind. I've described her as the type of person who would whittle you a boat out of sticks if she knew that's what you really wanted. She's thoughtful and generous and the type of teacher you want all children to have. She is due in September with a little girl and wanted to do some maternity portraits with her husband and son on the beach since she was married on the beach. I was happy to oblige and sunset made for a great time of day. I asked if she was open to going in the water and she was so I was thrilled to jump right in with her. Her husband was a sport too- I made him come in and hold my flash :) Congratulations, B family! I can't wait to meet her!
WOW is all I can say about this beautiful mama-to-be (again). You could tell how happy she is being the mother to one little boy and her joy just doubled this week when she delivered another healthy little boy. I was blown away by how easy going and relaxed this session was and I loved the color coordination. Her son was a natural for the camera and I love the shot of him with his daddy! Congratulations, Lauren and family!
In a previous post, you may have noticed Jen in the same location. These two friends booked their session the same day and helped each other out with the kids during each other's sessions. What a dream! We had so much fun taking these pictures because the "G'' family is all about fun. Tommy was the star of the show with his little sunglasses and when their new baby arrives next month, we already have some ideas on how to re-take a few of these with baby G as the new addition!
Jen contacted me about doing some maternity photos and we chose a bird sanctuary. We definitely had a good laugh when we arrived and realized that it would probably be a little more lush in the summer but it was perfect for the session- not a lot of people, blue sky and water front location and fields. Ella is going to be a fabulous big sister and this doubled as her two year session. I can't wait to photograph their new addition which will be here before we know it!
Kelly has been my best friend for many years so it was important to me to do her maternity photos in a way that I knew captured her and Aram's personality. We tried to find a day that was sunny and had an unusual location and while we thought "old mill" would be awesome, we laughed at how lame it was. Overall though, we had a lot of fun and that's all that matters. Anytime a natural smile comes out, the rest will fall into place.
Kate is the mama to quite possibly the most photographed kid ever. And with baby #2 on the way, this one is sure to follow. Last Sunday, while the guys watched the Patriots, we took a spin down to Edgewood in Cranston and did some photos around the area. The sun was just coming down and we shot until dark. I know it's tough for pregnant ladies to be up, down, sitting, standing, on rocks, on benches and more, but Kate did everything I asked! Thanks Kate! Looking forward to the new little one. Auntie Steph has her camera all ready.
Julie is one of my oldest and dearest friends. She is due with her first baby next week and when we went to lunch the other day, we took a few minutes to capture a couple pictures for her to remember this time. She told me she would be brave and let me put them on my website. Thanks for letting me take these- it was an honor!
Well, even though their baby was technically "at" the shoot, I couldn't put Cari and Gary with the other post I did today about babies! They needed one all their own- Cari and Gary picked Wickford for their maternity pictures and they turned out perfectly. The lighting was beautiful and Cari's outfit brought out her radiant green eyes! You could tell how excited they were to be expecting a new baby (who coincidentally, was born last week! Congratulations!) and Cari's mommy instinct came out when she saw a duck in distress- it turns out the duck just had a nasty little quahog that clamped on his foot but he was soon able to wiggle it off :) Overall, it was a perfect shoot and I wish you guys many happy, sunny days ahead with your new little bundle.
Baby Roma should be arriving in a few weeks and Janis and Joe wanted to commemorate the journey by doing photos in Narragansett. One idea Janis had was that she wanted her favorite wedding photo to be recreated with her pregnant. I think it was an awesome idea. From here, I could see them recreating the pose when Roma is here and for years to come. Although it was cloudy and threatened to rain at any point, we had a great time.