If you live in and around the Atlanta area and haven’t booked a photosession for fall, and would like one here is your chance!
I have a couple weekends open apart from the 29th, but weekends are getting booked quickly! The sooner you message, the more likely it is that I can book your session.
Can’t wait to make memories like these!
I’m youth, I’m joy, I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg. James M. Barrie
The beginning of summer is an amazing thing. For a couple months, I will shy away from packing any type of school lunches. I will purposefully avoid little Tupperware boxes, aluminium foil, and the random assortment of pantry snacks. At Kroger I will happily avoid the aisle that has little lunch sized snacks.
Z’s plastic pocketed folder is fat and full of Kindergarten papers that are sorted through for the last time. Certain papers quietly recycled behind Z’s back; certain papers declaring Z’s love for her sister A with the letter ‘S’ drawn the wrong way with crooked colorful hearts stowed away in a little IKEA plastic box I just bought today for the purpose of saving those special papers that I can’t seem to part with just now.
I can’t wait for the days to become unstructured, for the routines to quietly slip away, and for summer to kick in.
Ramadan is starting in less than 10 days! It’s been nice to see my book pop up again here and there. In the meantime, I hope and pray that these last few days are productive and full of blessings for all.
Enjoying the below… a mourning dove made a nest in my petunia planter. I googled it and learned not to disturb the eggs so I stopped watering the poor petunias. I could have put a water globe but didn’t want to disturb the mother and her eggs anymore than I already had. Hence, why I wasn’t able to photograph the nest’s eggs. The mother and father dove swapped places during the day and for 2 weeks have been dutifully sitting on their eggs. Today beautiful little dark glossy chicks awaited us! I love the mourning dove’s sounds – soothing and rhythmic. I don’t see them as mourning, rather as peaceful cooers! And I’m sure in this case, the parents were celebrating rather than mourning. My Celebrating Doves below …
I really enjoyed my fall photosessions. I will be taking a break in winter, but may be back in spring! Is it really almost December?!
Below are images of Ismail’s first photoshoot! The weather in Atlanta that day had been bitterly cold and we were being hit with rain almost daily so an indoor photo session was what we got!
I especially liked playing around with the images into black and white/sepia — here they are below!
love this one!
looks like Ismail’s smiling in this one!
He had settled in peacefully after a feeding! Babies change so much so it’s nice to have this portrait of him!“The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children,” – Author Unknown