Week 3/52 | Light

Week 3 | Light

I knew as soon as I saw the theme for week 3 that you would be my subject.  You have filled my life with so much light since the day I found out you were growing inside my belly.  This is especially true in recent weeks when I have struggled with the darkness of losing the baby.  You point out beautiful sunrises and sunsets, which is no different from normal – that is something that you and I have always enjoyed looking at, but now you always tell me that is “Jackie” letting us know that she (you insist the baby was a girl) is watching out for us.

Beyond the light that you bring into my life with your smiles, your stories, and your laughter, you have an even more beautiful light that is glowing softly inside you.  Sometimes you feel unsure of yourself.  You worry that other people are looking at you or laughing at you.  You’re afraid to make mistakes.  You are hard on yourself and you struggle with your temper.  You worry that you’re a bad person and mean because you yell.  But you care about other people.  You hate to see people hurting.  You are an amazing big sister and are fiercely protective of your brothers.  You are passionate about the things that matter – like friendship and Jesus.

There will come a day when everyone will see the light inside you.  When they will be blinded by it’s beautiful brightness.  Don’t EVER let anyone put that light out.  I see it.  I know it’s there.  Someday you will, too



{Waiting for Briella} Waverly, NY Maternity Photographer

Brittney is my hairdresser and she is such a sweetheart.  I was honored to do some engagement photographs for her and her (now) husband last October when I was weeks away from delivering my baby boy.  Since then I was blessed to photograph her wedding and a gender reveal session.  Last weekend I met with them to get some photographs of her beautiful baby belly and to capture the excitement that she and Scott share while waiting for this sweet baby to be born.

The weather was beautiful and the light was absolutely GORGEOUS.  This was one of my favorite sessions to date, and I’m sure you can see why!

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That’s it for now, folks!  The next time you see this beautiful lady she’ll be cuddling an equally beautiful baby girl in her arms.  Thank you so much for trusting me to capture these special moments in your life, Brittany and Scott.  You guys are awesome and I am so thankful to have you as clients and friends!