Monday, June 28, 2010

Near and dear to my heart

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My daughter, son in law, and of course the grandson! ♥

I called Mandy in the morning as I was making an unexpected garage sale stop. Saw some cute baby things there, and was checking to see if she wanted me to pick up a few things. I was going to get a light weight umbrella stroller, but instead found some fantastic baby clothes, most still with the tags favorite kind of find!
What a bargin, who doesn't love that? Can't wait to see little Bennett in some of those outfits!
(I'm always on the lookout for cool props at garage sales too)

Anyway, I get a call back a few minutes later with the question "do you think we could do our family session later today"? Heck YES!!! Quick change of plans, and a few hours later we meet up to do the shoot. Not the most perfect timing for Bennett, as it appears he has taken to napping every 2 hours...go figure! So we'd better be quick!
First stop is at the Pickering Barn in Issaquah....wouldn't you know it there was a wedding being held there, so we stayed out of the way and just did some in the grassy areas. I would have loved to use the barn in some of the shots, but we didn't want to crash the wedding:) But the light was beautiful anyway!

About this time, Bennett is we stop for him to have a bottle. Then on to our next location. Perfect time to let the baby have a nap in the stroller while we get some couples shots. Some of my all time faves!! Don't they make a beautiful couple?? (Maybe I'm just

I'm SO glad we had this day to do this Mandy and Philip....I hope you like your photos, I know I do!!

Pickering Barn,Issaquah

Pickering Barn, Issaquah

♥  Love you guys, and happy 5 month birthday to Bennett! ♥


Nancy Coelho said...

They are all so gorgeous. Lovely lighting and processing. You are so blessed!! But I'm sure you knew that:)

Jette Gad, Denmark said...

SOOO adorable - and I am sure you are not biased - they ARE totally stunning.. what a beautiful daughther, a lovely couple and the most amazing baby...sigh :)

Jessica D said...

Fantastic photography Sylvia. Bennett is a beautiful boy and his mom & dad couldn't look prouder. Such gorgeous work -- they are so lucky to have you to document their family as it grows...

AlissaDawn said...

The close-up of Mandy is GORGEOUS! She looks perfect.

Emma said...

I love the couple shots too - what a stunning location! Beauitful photos!

Tami Tripp said...

Nice work! I love the top one of the mom and little Bennett. Love the flowers and fields. Beautiful work!

SBliss Photography said...

Great shots! Stunning light and beautiful family!

Ivy said...

What a photogenic family you have! Sylvia, your sessions are so full of life, you can feel the joy and hear the giggles. Your so talented and truly inspirational to so many.

I just can't get enough of your work.

That gorgeous grandson of yours is getting big!!! What a cutie pie:))


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