As They Await His Arrival... A Maternity Session for a Beautiful Couple

I recently spent an evening with such a warm and gracious family.  A family of two for now... by Thanksgiving, Leanna and Gavin will have one more heart to be grateful for. leann and gavin

They opened their gorgeous home to me, and it was a pleasure photographing them within its walls and in the spaces they love.

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leann and gavin maternity photosIsn't she gorgeous?  Leanna was 34 weeks in these images, and could not have looked more stunning.  They both really made my job so very easy!

leann maternity photosThank you so much for welcoming me right in and having me photograph this beautiful time for you.  I'm looking so forward to meeting your baby boy next month!

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I spent a recent morning with the sweetest couple ~ who are going to make fantastic parents very soon. billie027

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One of the most exciting things about their pregnancy is that they're waiting to find out the gender of the baby until he or she is born.  I LOVE THAT!  (Granted, I didn't have the courage ~ nor the capacity to keep from planning every detail ~ to be surprised with either of my own pregnancies, which might make their decision all the more appealing to me!)  ;)

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They are already amazing parents to three (enormous) four-legged "babies", one of whom I was able to meet at the session.  She was precious, and was so very attached to her owners while the other two dogs were off playing at doggie daycare (I think she was happy to have all the attention to herself!).  In fact, she could barely stay away from her mommy while we were shooting, as you can see below...

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...so I indulged her a little.  :)  Every single time I'd turn my camera away, she'd put her paw on my arm as if to say, "Hey, I'm still here, and I'm still photogenic!"  Sweet girl.

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Billie and Doug, I hope you both enjoy your sneak peek!  I've got lots more to show you, and your entire gallery will be ready in just a bit.  I can't wait to meet your new little one in a few weeks!  xo

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I had the pleasure of meeting Nicole and Jeff recently, to document her pregnancy.  She just glowed, and he was ecstatic and so tender with her.  I'm happy to share a few of their images with you this morning! m14

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We had such a fun evening, despite rockin' temps and humidity.  Nicole was amazing to work with, and super sweet the whole time.

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Nicole and Jeff, I can't wait to meet your sweet baby boy in a few weeks!  And your entire gallery will be ready soon.  :)

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Big congrats to Lacy and Ryan, for welcoming their baby boy this past weekend!  So many new babies to photograph... I'm in heaven!!