Written by Melissa on September 30, 2010

Flowers on the Farm…

When I arrived at this farm last weekend, I was excited because for me it was a new, fresh spot to photograph at.  The first thing you are greeted with when you pull in, is this long beautiful field of flowers.  Over to the right, the apple picking orchards extend so far back, you can…

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Written by Melissa on September 28, 2010

Hello Baby Blues…

This has to be the perfect age to have a photo playdate with.  It isn’t just the big baby blues, though I do love them,  but the innocence , the playfulness, the desire to explore and the wonder in their eyes over something as simple as a fall leaf.   This little guy was all of…

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Written by Melissa on September 27, 2010

Katrina and Luis, E-Shoot…

Whenever I go out to shoot, or am planning an up coming shoot, I love looking for fresh new grounds. I always have my eye out, scouting for future reference.  I do repeat shoots at fun locations, but once a spot becomes overused, I get bored and tend to avoid it like the plague.  Last…

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Written by Melissa on September 25, 2010

Mr. Peanut…

You might recognize this new mommy from her maternity shoot last week, Field Of Dreams.  Like the movie, “If you build it, he will come,” well, we shot it and he came.   Just a day after we met, I got an email and it looked as though baby boy decided it was time to…

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Written by Melissa on September 23, 2010

A Day Apart…

Just one day after giving birth to Clinton, I was in my hospital room, checking my email and was shocked to hear that one of my clients was actually right next door and just had her baby girl.  Why was I shocked, well, she was beyond early.   In fact, we were set to meet at…

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Written by Melissa on September 21, 2010

Field Of Dreams…

Yes, it has been a long week between blog posts.  The past week has been a blur, filled with 5 shoots, party planning and of course, lots of being mommy.  Speaking of mommy, I first met this mommy to be a year ago, by random chance, when walking back from the Grand Illuminations Celebration of…

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Written by Melissa on September 16, 2010

Anniversary Celebration…

Press Release: Waddle n Swaddle, Elizabeth Boutique and Surprise Photography will join together for an Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, September 23rd from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The event will be held at Waddle n Swaddle and Elizabeth Boutique and outside the stores on the corner of Raymond Avenue and Davis Avenue, two blocks north…

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Written by Melissa on September 15, 2010

Back In Action…

This is my first weekend back shooting. I have had a lot of people tell me they were amazed I was back in it so quickly.  I do have to mention, besides one newborn, my last shoot was at the end of July.  I took the month of August off thinking I was going to…

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Written by Melissa on September 7, 2010

New Product, Image Folio…

I have been looking into some great new products to include with my product line.  I have some great samples that I am dying to show off, but first I am going to show you you this great image folio, a modern way to put your images on display.   This folio is not only…

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Written by Melissa on September 4, 2010

Baby Clinton…

Normally a newborn shoot takes anywhere from 2-3 hours, depending on the baby.  This shoot lasted several hours over 2 days.  Lucky for me, it was my baby and the shoot was at my house.  I will admit, it wasn’t all baby.  Recovery on your body post baby always varies.  I was pregnant a lot…

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