The Birthday Boy - Maine Family Photography

The Birthday Boy - Maine Family Photography

Madox, the birthday boy, turned two.  He is the funniest, sweetest happy-go-lucky toddler I've ever met.  His expressions are priceless!  The good thing about being born in the summer is birthday parties can be outdoors and usually involve water.

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The Chapman Family

I just met the sweetest family the other day who won a photo session from one of the auctions I have donated to recently.  I love to support the local community and I can't think of a better way to do so than by giving, especially if I can give of my talents, which will serve both the cause and the recipients.It was another beautiful, unseasonably warm day here in Maine for a photo session.  I know I've said this many times, but the light at this time of year is exceptional.  I have been so pleased to be doing sessions well into November.  I really would like to do them outdoors all winter, as long as it isn't frigid.Both Elliott and Arabella were such sweet little troupers.  I often wonder what goes through children's heads when someone they don't know shows up with a camera in hand asking them to do this and that.  For the most part they indulged me with a pose here and there, but I know it's asking a lot of 2 and 5 year olds so I kept it as light as possible.  In the end, I'd say we got some pretty good shots!Thank you, Emery and Troy, for sharing your family with me.  I hope your enjoy your preview.  I think we have a few jewels in there!

I think it's important to include the animal members of the family as well, especially since they were so willing!

It's the moments in between the moments that create memories that move the heart ~