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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Hennessy Homecoming

This dual military family homecoming was super sweet. These kiddos were ecstatic to see their daddy! Check out their youtube homecoming video here - - - > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj-1g_Rviy0

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Gayler Family: Birth

Here are a few previews from Julie's beautiful birth! Julie is a fellow photographer here in Jacksonville, NC at Julie Gayler Photography and I was honored when she asked me to photograph her birth for her. I had previously photographed their fun & adorable family for a family/maternity shoot so to be able to capture for memories for them was super exciting! Out of the 400-500 photos from the birth, most of which were private for the family, Julie and I narrowed down a few of our favorites to share with you publicly! Photographing births is always a beautiful experience and as a mother myself I truly love the beauty within' the birthing process. The emotions you can see and feel are just so powerful. Julie is a very strong woman and showed her strength yet again giving birth to their 4th child. She is a sweet spirited, powerful, yet oh so humble mom - and that is just part of what makes her beautiful. She does things the way she chooses not to brag or boast on herself or on social media, but for her babies and I greatly admire that in her. She is genuine & sweet and her husband is supportive, caring, and also pretty hilarious Marine! I didn't think I could have so much fun while working! :) I hope you enjoy some of the previews of the Gayler family bringing their 4th child into this world! Welcome, sweet baby boy! You are in for a fun filled, crazy ride!

*These images have permission to be shared by the family and by the hospital.*

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