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Miniard Family | Fall Photos | Mobile, AL

Fall Family Photos

I recently had my fall sessions in what felt like a summer heat wave in Mobile, Alabama. We don’t get much of a fall here and our greens die off fairly quickly with the season changing.  

The Miniard Family had their session at the Japanese Gardens in Mobile, Alabama across from Langan Municipal Park. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful afternoon! 

I had recently shot Emmi’s fresh 48. She’s a beautiful baby girl and has an amazing set of parents. 

I loved working with this family! They look great together and baby girl is precious. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to photograph your family and I look forward to watching Emmi grow!  

Whitney, Christopher & Laurel | Pregnancy Announcement | Irvington, AL

What’s my favorite thing about being a photographer? Getting to celebrate all of the happy and sometimes life changing moments in your life. It’s even more special when it’s my own family. This week I had the pleasure of photographing my sister’s pregnancy announcement for baby #2. I have loved seeing my other two nieces grow and see the personalities that they have developed and can not wait to see this new blessing to the family grow and how Laurel will take to being a big sister. 

Congratulations to all three of you, I am beyond thrilled for you. Thank you for allowing me to be part of your journey.  

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Karina | Maternity | Downtown Mobile, AL

Oh my gosh! Karina is absolutely stunning with her cute little baby bump!!!

I recently held a model call for maternity gowns that I will have for new Mama’s to choose from when they book their session with me. It took a while for this gown to come in but wow, was it worth the wait! 

The session was shot on the streets of Downtown Mobile in Alabama. Rain clouds surrounded us but held off long enough for us to get amazing shots. This beautiful Mama definitely rocked her session! 

Thank you for modeling my gown for me Karina and congratulations on your bundle of joy!! I know you are going to be an amazing Mom.  

Baylor | Milestone Session | Mobile, AL

It’s hard to believe his 1st birthday is right around the corner. It really does seem like yesterday that I was photographing his entry into the world. 

Baylor has the sweetest parents and siblings so it’s no surprise that this cutie pie is full of smiles.  

We shot his session at Langan Municipal Park in Mobile, AL. Even though the dark clouds were starting to roll in and the wind was blowing we had an amazing session. Thank you for choosing me to capture Baylor’s milestones in life. I can’t wait to see what we create for his 1st birthday!!

Megan | Maternity Session | Mobile, AL

I met Megan in July while I was working Kayla and Kelli's wedding. Such a beautiful bridesmaid with a growing baby bump. We talked a little about maternity photos and I gave her my information to contact me when she was ready.

In August the unthinkable happened and Megan's boyfriend, the father of her sweet baby girl, passed away from the injuries he had received in an accident. There was no way I could imagine the pain and grief that she was going through but a few days later I reached out to her because I knew her maternity photos had to be special. I knew that it was going to be an emotional session because she had planned on having him with her. Even though he wasn't there with us in person he was there holding her hand in spirit, helping her be strong.

The night after our session at the Japanese Gardens in Mobile, AL , Megan send me a message with a note to Justin. So many things are left unsaid when someone leaves the world unexpectedly and way too soon. Megan wanted to include the letter in the blog post and this story so that Justin is as much a part of the maternity session as he can be, and so that anyone reading knows their story and sees the symbolic meaning of the weeping willows and photos of Justin through out the gallery.

My sweet Justin,
I remember the very first time I met you. It was August 15th 2015 at a friends birthday celebration but little did we know that night both our lives were about to change forever. I knew I just had to know more about you so the next night I called my friend and started asking questions then next thing I know they gave you my number and from that day forward you were mine and I was yours. I remember our late night talks and the way I would get butterflies when I saw your name pop up on my phone. I remember the very first time we kissed, you were walking me out to my car to say goodnight and when you leaned in I remember getting goosebumps and feeling like a kid again. And last but not least I remember when I told you I was pregnant, I could hear the crackling in your voice though the phone and even though we were both scared we were so excited. I remember you holding my belly for hours trying to feel her kick while whispering to her how much of a daddy’s girl she was gonna be. Then on August 24th 2017 all that was gonna change. I woke up to a phone call telling me you had been in a bad car accident. My mind didn’t comprehend it at first and I didn’t wanna believe how bad everyone was saying it was. But as soon as I saw you laying in that hospital bed I knew I was about to lose my best friend forever. Then on August 25th 2017 I heard the one thing I never wanted to hear “you were gone” to this day it doesn’t make sense. And I may never understand why god wanted you so soon but I do know this... I promise I will raise our daughter up with nothing but love and she will never have to wonder who you are. You may not be here anymore but I will have a piece of you with me forever. Please don’t stop visiting me in my dreams and always keep an eye on our little girl. She has the best Guardian angel anyone could ever ask for..her daddy. I love you Justin Dee Warner you will forever be in my heart. And I can’t wait till I see you again. This isn’t goodbye it’s until we meet again my sweet angel.

Emmi | Fresh 48 | Mobile, AL

Ya'll, I met the cutest baby girl, who has the sweetest parents, a few weeks ago! Emmi was born at Mobile Infirmary Hospital in Mobile, AL on August 31st. When I walked in the room I was greeted by her sweet parents who were gushing over there bundle of joy. I was able to get a few baby cuddles in between poses.