Throwback Christmas Tree Family

As we wait for baby I have made a list of sessions and weddings I have yet to blog and the list is quite extensive so be prepped as I enjoy my maternity leave to be blasted with the awesome-ness I have worked on the last year (and a half…! or more…)  We are getting ready to decorate our home for Christmas today and so this seemed like a fun thing to decorate my blog with too 😉 For all of you who wish for Christmas decor to come out post Thanksgiving just refer back in a few weeks! :p  In general we decorate November 1 but waiting on baby has pushed us back a bit.  When do you decorate?

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Purely Maternity: Ransons

I don’t often shoot maternity sessions but after working this session I am *in LOVE*.

This session was perfection.  From the amazing couple (inside and out!) to the setting to the light.  Everything, everything was perfection.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!! ❤ (I mean is it totally creepy if I wanted to hang their pictures on my wall?!) 2016-08-20_00102016-08-20_0011I mean, just stop!! This mama is gorgeous! 2016-08-20_00122016-08-20_00132016-08-20_0014You can just hear her laugh here! 2016-08-20_00152016-08-20_00162016-08-20_00172016-08-20_0018This session was so magical we had horses photobombing! 2016-08-20_0019I love love love this one! 2016-08-20_00202016-08-20_00212016-08-20_0022GAH! I just love this!!! ❤ ❤ 2016-08-20_00232016-08-20_0024The light was just beautiful!! I could not have asked for more romantic light! 2016-08-20_00252016-08-20_00262016-08-20_00272016-08-20_00282016-08-20_00292016-08-20_00302016-08-20_00312016-08-20_00322016-08-20_00332016-08-20_0034thank you guys!!!! I cannot wait to meet your precious baby girl!!!!

run often, smile more!
Amanda 🙂

Purely Family: Corrigan

Before I leave on vacation I had to leave you guys with this session!! I had such a blast photographing Rachel and Geoff and their little man but looking through their images I am falling in love with them all over again! 2016-08-04_00022016-08-04_0003
I mean check out this nursery!!!!!!!! *Swoon*
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And this little guy, he is just the best!
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Baby hands!!!
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We left their beautiful home for a few portraits at a local park just down the block!! This little guy is so lucky to have such a fun neighborhood park just down the street!
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And then on the way home Rachel suggested this little road, it is amazing!!! Tucked away just blocks from downtown!
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Little guy couldn’t hang and need a nap! 🙂
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He has a sailboat mobile!!!! Ahh!!2016-08-04_00202016-08-04_0021
Again, this nursery!!!!!!! ❤ 2016-08-04_0022
His nap gave us a little aline time to take some Mom and Dad pictures 🙂 2016-08-04_00232016-08-04_00242016-08-04_0025
This is my fave.2016-08-04_00262016-08-04_00272016-08-04_0028
Both inside and outside this little house is just dripping with charm!  What a magical place to grow up!2016-08-04_00292016-08-04_00302016-08-04_0031
Big guy wanting to stand!! Slow down baby! 2016-08-04_00322016-08-04_00332016-08-04_0034
A mama’s arms is always a babes favorite place to be ❤ 2016-08-04_00352016-08-04_00362016-08-04_00372016-08-04_00382016-08-04_00392016-08-04_0040

Thank you guys so much for allowing me to witness and capture a small snippet of your beautiful life!!! ❤

run often, smile more!
Amanda 🙂

Purely Love: Jen & Brad

These two are getting married SATURDAY!  We took their pictures a few months ago (and I am using them as a TBT 😉 ) They really wanted rolling hills so we asked for permission to use a golf course during a slow time and they said yes!!! (we are so lucky!) The images turned out FANTASTIC! And we even had a ‘friend’ show up 🙂  I can’t wait to hang out with you guys at Waldenwoods Saturday! 🙂

I am in love with these silhouettes!!! ❤

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love the smiles here! ❤
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Those rollings hills!!
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Purely Wedding: Jon & Kate

Another beautiful wedding hitting the blogs from June (of this year!!) I am working hard to try to keep up to date this time 🙂 :p

Jon and Kate got married at the beautiful Matthaei Botannical Gardens on a beautiful Sunday!!  Kate had an amazing dress with her first pair of jimmy choos!  Her maid of honor had to sew her into the dress but you would have never known and it made for great pictures 🙂 View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
We did their first look in the conservatory and it was perfect! I just love Jon’s emotion!View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
Next they signed the Ketubah before we headed out for the ceremony.   View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
Their ceremony was performed under a birch tree chuppah and it was *so* beautiful! View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
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One of my favorite shots in the gardens is of the couples walking away, it looks so beautiful with the gardens and the conservatory in the background! View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
❤ Moms ❤ View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
I love love LOVE fun bridal parties! View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
The light was just perfect!!! View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
After the gardens we went to the Law Quad for some portraits and surprisingly we didn’t have to fight for a spot! View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
Her flowers were breath taking! View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
More fun! ❤ View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
And of course we had to go back to my magical tree! ❤ ❤ ❤ View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
Kate made all of the centerpieces!! Handmade flowers out of old maps! View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
Nicholas from Elysium Experience runs a beautiful reception!!! From fun shoe games to soloists not to mention he keeps the dance floor moving and packed!  Be sure to check him out if you’re in the market for a dj!View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldsteinView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/goldstein
Thank you guys for sharing your day with me!! I had a blast!!!! ❤

 

run often, smile more!

Amanda 🙂

Purely Senior: Katie 2016

Still playing catch up from last year’s portrait sessions and I came across Katie’s beautiful senior portraits!! I am now booking for 2017 Seniors!! Check out this beauty!

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This next series is my favorite!

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Just stunning!!! ❤

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Now booking for class of 2017!! Some August dates still available!!

Purely Love: Kara and Michael

I cannot believe it is almost June!  This winter seemed to drag by but finally summer is here which means *Wedding Season*! YAY!  I am so excited to kick off this year’s wedding season with an amazing wedding!!

I photographed Kara and Michael last year and this was just the magic we made for their engagement session! I cannot WAIT to see what fabulous things we create on their wedding day!!! ❤ Cannot wait you guys! View More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamikeView More: http://amandamaephotography.pass.us/karamike