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SUMMER 2015 MINIS PART TWO | PORTLAND FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY

I was so happy to end summer’s photography season with this set of mini-sessions. I took it easy on myself this time, only booking six families, which made for a fun and relaxing afternoon. We went back to Whitaker Pond Nature Park because I can’t resist the weeping limbs of this old tree. It was MUGGY, but when the breeze came through, it was refreshing and added a movement to the photos that I get excited about. This round of minis was chalk full of love, respect, and reunion for I met new families, old friends, and very loyal returning clients. True joy comes with older children that I’ve photographed since they were newborn.

The last session of the day had my nerves rattled a bit; one of my best friends and my mentor Katie of Katie Anderson Photography (check out her blog, she does beautiful newborn work) and her family. She taught me A LOT about photography five years ago and still does, everyday. It took me about 5 minutes to shake those nerves and once I did, the result was exactly what I hoped I could give her. A bit sappy here, perhaps, but I simply have so much love, respect, and gratitude for her that I want to shout it out loud! She inspired me and lead the way to creativity and passion. Thank you Katie.

And again, a large thank you to ALL the families that I have had the honor of working with this summer. We encourage sharing on Facebook, pinning photos on Pinterest, or following ACP on Instagram. Enjoy.

 

THE ‘B’ FAMILY OF THREE

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THE ‘D’ FAMILY OF THREEPortland Family + Children Photography06Portland Family + Children Photography07Portland Family + Children Photography08Portland Family + Children Photography09Portland Family + Children Photography10Portland Family + Children Photography11Portland Family + Children Photography12Portland Family + Children Photography13Portland Family + Children Photography14Portland Family + Children Photography15

 

 

THE ‘B’ SISTER AND BROTHER Portland Family + Children Photography16Portland Family + Children Photography17Portland Family + Children Photography18Portland Family + Children Photography19Portland Family + Children Photography20Portland Family + Children Photography21Portland Family + Children Photography22Portland Family + Children Photography23Portland Family + Children Photography24Portland Family + Children Photography25

 

 

THE ‘C’ DAD AND CHILDRENPortland Family + Children Photography26Portland Family + Children Photography27Portland Family + Children Photography28Portland Family + Children Photography29Portland Family + Children Photography30Portland Family + Children Photography31Portland Family + Children Photography32Portland Family + Children Photography33Portland Family + Children Photography34Portland Family + Children Photography35Portland Family + Children Photography36

 

 

THE ‘B’ FAMILY OF FOURPortland Family + Children Photography37Portland Family + Children Photography38Portland Family + Children Photography39Portland Family + Children Photography40Portland Family + Children Photography41Portland Family + Children Photography42Portland Family + Children Photography43Portland Family + Children Photography44

 

THE ANDERSON FAMILY
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SABIN “V” FAMILY | PORTLAND FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY

I loved everything about this session. I loved that the family arrived on the scene via bicycle (so Portland) and that the weather was just perfect and that the sun was shining just right. I loved the family and the location and that this was a session purchased through the Sabin School Auction. As I’ve always said…happy families make happy photos. Here’s the proof. Thank you again to ALL my summer families that have been so patient and supportive while life has taken me for an unexpected ride of a lifetime. We encourage sharing on Facebook, pinning photos on Pinterest, or following ACP on Instagram. Enjoy.

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SUMMER 2015 MINIS PART ONE | PORTLAND FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY

Summer 2015 will be permanently burned into my mind, heart, and soul forever. It’s been the summer of the extreme roller coaster ride…the ride of the highest highs and lowest lows. You know, like the coasters at Six Flags Magic Mountain that were fun when you were young, but make you want to hurl now. Yeah, like that. With it all, came so many loving, caring, amazing families that I am blessed to work with and so much gratitude for them, their patience, understanding and concern. Thank you all, you make this job so special.

This round of summer mini-sessions was full of future heartthrobs and heartbreakers. Too many cute kiddos and gorgeous parents to boot! Below you will find 8 out of 10 families I photographed in this first round of mini-sessions, two families wished not to be featured on the blog. Each family’s gallery went out with over 35 photos, so choosing just a few for this post proved to be challenging, as usual. We encourage sharing on Facebook, pinning photos on Pinterest, or following ACP on Instagram. Enjoy.

 

THE ‘V’ FAMILY OF FOUR

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THE ‘E’ SISTERSPortland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography10Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography11Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography12Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography13Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography14Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography15Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography16

 

THIS GUY JUST TURNED FOURPortland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography17Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography18Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography19Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography20Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography21Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography22Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography23Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography24

 

THE ‘H’ FAMILY OF FOUR
Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography25Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography26Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography27Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography28Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography29Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography30Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography31

 

THE ‘S’ FAMILY OF FIVE  (these three brothers…swoon)
Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography32Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography33Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography34Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography35Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography36Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography37Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography38

 

THE ‘M’ FAMILY OF FOURPortland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography39Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography40Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography41Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography42Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography43Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography44Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography45Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography46

 

THE ‘N’ FAMILY OF FOUR (these brothers…)Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography47Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography48Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography49Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography50Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography51Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography52Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography53Portland Family + Children + Baby + Mini Sessions Photography54

 

THE ‘L’ MOM AND CHILDREN (so fun)
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