Hess Family

I can honestly say I will be sad to not be able to photograph this family again. 😦
I first meet the Hess family before little Dani was born, I did their maternity, birth and now these family sessions. Dani is so stinking cute. We turned 6 months old recently and I saw the status her mom posted on Facebook and literally said no way out loud. I can not believe that it has been that long. When you welcome babies into the world, I swear they grow up faster than even your own kids. You blink and then they are already crawling or getting ready to celebrate their 1st birthday way too soon. I feel like mothers and birth photographers should unite to help slow down time! πŸ˜‰
Samantha is also an new and upcoming photographer in the Drum area! So I have been helping her out get started and grow over the past few weeks. I can’t wait to continue to watch her talent grow and little Dani, even if it does have to be from a far!

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Hall Couple

I love couples sessions. They are always my favorite shots of shoots so when that’s all you are doing it is pretty fun for me. It is even more fun when you know the clients well. πŸ˜‰
This was my 3rd session for these 2. Β We have a good time. Haha. Β So when she sent me a message about how she wished that I could fit her in one last time before we left, you can bet that I worked a slot into my schedule to make it happen!

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Goodbye NY

A Blog post dedicated to just the personal memory lane of our family and the time we spent here at Fort Drum. Sadly this is missing our first year hear due to only having prints of those pictures. But hey you get the idea. πŸ˜‰
This are images from the past two years. I did not take all of these images from where taken by other photographers currently at Fort Drum or were here at the time. (Jessica Souza Photography, Kristin Charles Smith Photography, Brittany Besaw Photography, and Karen’s Captured Moments). Also I did try to keep pet photos out for the most part. This is mostly just the humans of the family. πŸ™‚

Making this is very weird for me, I am so excited to leave this area. I am overjoyed to be moving to Washington, bigger and better things await us there and everyone knows it. But over the past 3 years some much has changed. We added members of our family and we have grown and matured so much. When we moved here I was 18. 18 guys. We were so stupid. Lol. We have grown up so much over the years (I mean heck last night I renewed the registration of my car a month early and increased my insurance coverage!). When I look back at where I was when we first moved here it is crazy. Β Whew, glad I changed that around.

There have been some serious bumps in the road here, but all in all I feel like this place has done us a great service. Within all the suck we have dealt with and the hardship, we have become such more more and because of it our life ahead will be much smoother. We spent the past 3 years making mistakes really, whether in personal life or even in business. But other past 9 months the after effect of that has hit me hard. We are actual adults now to be taken seriously, respected, and held accountable! It might not sound like such a big deal but remember, we were 18 and 20 we got here. Christian hadn’t even had his own apartment thanks to being away at basic, and we were always right by family to be able to bail us out when we wanted to act without thinking. Now, we get to do the bailing out!

Maybe I am just being silly about this. Lol. But Fort Drum will always has a spot in my heart for helping us grow, in maturity and in size. Lucy, and Addie are both in our family because of Fort Drum. It is were my baby was born. It is were I met some of the best friends I have ever known who will be my friends for life. I may not miss the cold or the boredom, but I will miss (some) of people and memories we have here.

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Brittany Besaw Photography
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Ps there would me more pictures from the before I had a full frame camera, but it is being a butt to load and nobody got time for that. Haha.

Lizarraga Family

There is no bigger complement than being asked by another photographer to do their pictures! You will hear this a lot from photographers but it really is true, there is no better validation in this business.
Mayra’s kids where seriously the easiest I have EVER done. Those kids know how it goes. πŸ˜‰
I only had to stop and try to get little Chris’s attentions once, once guys. And even then all I had to do was get his attention before he flashed a winning smiling.

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Fultz Maternity

Maternity sessions rank up to be one of my favorites. There is just something to perfect about a ready to pop bump. ❀
Posting this is bittersweet for me. I love this season, and this little boy was so cute for his season. He was one of my easiest littles to work with. But this family was my very last official session at Fort Drum for this babies newborns, that will be blogged in a few days. Fort Drum sucks. Lol. But this was the place that I stared this business and spent 3 years growing as a photographer. I’ll save that speech for another time though.
This is about Katie and her growing family! πŸ˜‰
This session was a little different than most maternity sessions because it doubled as some of my favorite family shots!

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Allaway Maternity

It doesn’t show it, thanks to the wonders of scheduling posts, but this is my 4th session to finish and edit today. That is on top of being a mommy and getting ready to move almost 3,000. So to say that I am pooped is an underestimate. Β πŸ˜‰
But this session was exactly what I needed to boost my spirits. These images are stunning. I love every single one of them. After I shoot this session it made me honestly sad that I was moving and leaving this location. And that is really saying something since we went through some pretty high hoops to get this move going. Lol. I’d say it was a good farewell though. πŸ˜‰

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Besaw Couple

Uh oh… I forgot my favorite Fort Drum photographers sessions forever go…. Oops.
Brittany is awesome guys. Go ahead and check out her Facebook and website now because everyone is getting her as their recommendation for Fort Drum pictures. πŸ˜‰
But for real this chick is an awesome friend and it really sucks that we are moving so far away. It is only a “see you later” though! These two are also a blast
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Mezzles Birth

My last NNY birth. 😦
I miss them already. I am really starting to get sad about leaving Fort Drum. I have meet so many wonderful people and this was were I really jumped into this crazy dream of owning my own business.
Kristin is one of those people. She is such a sweet heart. She helped walk me through the steps of figuring out essential oils (which are amazing by the way seriously check them out) and has been nothing but patient since my laptop broke the morning after her deliver of precious Kyleigh. Β This was also one of my favorite births. I drove to Syracuse at midnight and got there 10 minutes before the pushing began in a room with only the delivery spot light on.
I also want to take a moment and talk about this dad. I have had some pretty awesome dad to bes in the past. But none of them can compare to this guy and his excitement to be a father for the first time. ❀

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Johnson Fresh 48

My very first Fresh 48!!! πŸ™‚
Let me tell you a little back story about this day, I got the message that Kyleigh had been born right around when I got the message from a birth client that she was going ot be induced the next day in Syracuse. The weird part, my birth clients baby was also going to be named Kyleigh. They were not born on the same day, but only a few hours shy. πŸ˜‰
It was pretty crazy though! I love this job and seeing little fresh babies makes it even better, so two for one was pretty much the best thing ever for me.
Oh! And lets not forget that this Kyleigh was my very first blonde baby! I had never seen one before in person! Its adorable!

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Price Maternity

My laptop is back and I have 14 sessions to get caught up on! Oh my! Lol. It is a little overwhelming but moving right along to this maternity session with the Prices’.

Evelyn is already lucky to have such kind and loving parents. I know they are going to do awesome and I mean come on, with these two as her parents, she is bound to be freaken adorable. πŸ˜‰

With only a few days left until her due date I know I am an anxious for arrival! But first check out how stunning Maddison looks while pregnant. I’m jealous. I wish I looked that good rocking a baby bump.

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