Carmella, Aysel and Evie

What do you get when you put three little girls all together in one place at the same time?  It could be anything, but for me I get a whole lot of adorable photo possibilities that change every second.  In other words, total bliss!  Two little sisters and their cousin playing at "Namma and Nampa's" house on a hot, humid late afternoon in August could not have been a more perfect setup.  Swings, slide, bubbles, the giant ball, a pool and squirt guns all made for lots of action and giggles.  I'll just let the photos do the rest of the talking . . . .

Little Evie was shy at first, but eventually warmed up to me towards the end.

Aysel was the youngest little sweet pea, who is sister to Carmella.

And this is Carmella, enjoying the swing.  Her hair is amazing, I am so jealous!

Such a precious mother-daughter moment.

My goal with all of my photo sessions is to capture the connections between people;  to highlight the love and the bonds they have with one another.  It doesn't matter to me, and hopefully not to them either, if they aren't always smiling at the camera.  I want real life moments.  Ten years from now, when you look back at your photos, isn't that what you want, too?  We look back to re-live a time in our lives, be it happy or sad.  If all we see are posed faces looking at the camera, what emotion will that stir?

I hope you enjoyed the preview, and yes, there are many, MANY more to come!

RIP Autumn {Maine Lifestyle Photographer}

RIP Autumn {Maine Lifestyle Photographer}

Life is a circle, a continuous cycle of seasons.  When I rescued Autumn, she was in the "Autumn" cycle of her life.  Her lack of care was evident in her emaciated body, her dull coat, her vacant eyes.  She was riddled with rain rot from head to hoof and her tail and mane was covered in burs.

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