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Saturday, May 25, 2013

So it wasn't just a family of 3, but TWO families of 3 together for this photo shoot. Another mom, dad, and gorgeous little girl made this extended family session twice as nice.
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And these cousins weren't thrilled about taking photos together. Still cute, but not happy with their mommies OR their daddies!
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Friday, May 24, 2013

Letters to Our Sons | May



Each month, I am sharing a personal post with a letter to my son.  A group of mothers and photographers joined together for this project to preserve memories and share our love for our little boys.

Dear Abram,
You are getting so big. This month you had your first tee-ball game, full of moments I am glad I didn't miss. You are #11 and were so excited to strike up a conversation with #11 on the other team when he made it to first base.
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After a few tries, you got your first hit. Nothing could have taken the smile from your face on the run to first base!
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We took a few family photos this month. I think your personality shows a bit here.
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And you and Daddy got me a new Lensbaby for mother's day this month. You were giggling like crazy and running in circles trying NOT to let me get a photo of you with it.
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I think I got some keepers, my silly sweet pea.
Iloveyou.
Mommy
Follow the links to view the other posts in the circle this month. You can begin by checking out this post by Jen Smay featuring some adorable photos of her little boy.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Looking for a photographer in Troy, Collinsville, Maryville, Glen Carbon, or Edwardsville, Illinois? I offer family, baby, maternity, and newborn photos on location. Photo sessions can take place at your home or at any of the beautiful parks in the area: Drost Park, SIUE Gardens, and Willoughby Heritage Farm are some of my favorite places to shoot. And I would love for you to introduce me to your favorites, too!


I love to photograph families of three. The parents focus on the baby, and three is a magic number, of course. Look at these sweet shots of Mom, Dad, and baby girl!
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Saturday, May 4, 2013

An hour long family session gives plenty of time for a variety of family portraits, sibling poses, and photos of your children on their own. When you opt for a family session with Carrie P Photography, I will document milestones like baby sitting independently and memories of your whole family as baby grows.
I was excited when this family invited me to their new home for family portraits and to document their son turning 6 months old. Not only do they have a gorgeous new house, but they just happened to own the PERFECT piece of land for photos.
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From the moment I walked in, Gabriel was all smiles and ready for the camera! Check out this adorable little boy wearing a fedora and getting a bit distracted by his pup grazing:
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I didn't want to stop taking photos of this guy and his cute faces.
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