What I've been up to . . .

Monday, October 19, 2009

I can't really explain the general lack of blogging lately. I do seem to find myself with time, but I just am not utilizing it to blog. I don't really have much to say I guess. You guys know what it's like, just a funk . . . it'll work itself out. :)

Something that is blogworthy though, I've officially done 5 family sessions now. They were a complete stretch for me, but I did find learning experiences in each. I'm not entirely sure where to proceed from here . . . but am very happy that I get to look forward to two bloggy buddies who proactively approached me for sessions this coming weekend! Chelsie and Jeannie, I can't wait to meet you guys and your respective significant other's/family, especially little Henry!

And now for a complete picture overload, here are the images I've been working with!

As you may remember, this little guy is Rocco. He just turned one!
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I have no idea how I'm going to keep up with Isaac at this age.
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He was into everything!
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My 2nd victim was this family. Ben just turned 3 and has a little sibling on the way!
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I better have some endurance built up, because again, I'm not sure how one keeps up with a 3 year old!
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He looooves construction equipment and was in awe of the machines.
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Everett is my old co-workers son, he's just 3 days younger than Isaac.
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Angie is an interior designer and little E had the cutest nursery!
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And the most stunning blue eyes! His Momma could make him laugh for sure!
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It was a chilly morning, but we managed to get some outdoor shots.
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Finally, my little redheaded boys, Isaiah and Levi.
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Cute they be any cuter?
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I went to high school with Bekah and Kyle, they were high school sweethearts!
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These guys are Ben's cousins!
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I averaged 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours each shoot and spent roughly the equivalent at home editing. Once the photos are done, I move on. No more touching.

Last night I also took pics of my friend Randine and her family, but unfortunately I didn't get enough time to make boards. :(

22 comments:

Erin said...

Wow Leah, great job! I'm so impressed that you have booked so many sessions AND done such a great job with them - what an accomplishment!

Jeannie said...

I'm SO excited for this weekend! It will be so great to finally meet you and I have all the confindence in the world you will do a fabulous job!!!

Mrs. A said...

BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS!!

Kier said...

Tremendous job Leah!

Lisa said...

I love them all! Such a time commitment on your part, but the finished product is awesome :).

Bluebird said...

Don't worry about getting into a funk. Like you said, it WILL work itself out. I've been in and out of plenty of those lately, so I know how you feel! Hang in there.

Leah, your pictures are GREAT! I am so glade you are pushing forward and pursing your dream. God has big things in store for you. I'm sure about it. I will keep praying that God's plan for you starts to become more clear.

fah said...

What great pictures! So glad it's working out for you. Everett is such a freaking cutie!

Beth Ann said...

Impressive Leah! I wish I had an eye for that.

I understand about the funk. I'm the same way right now.

Helen Joy said...

Those are fantastic! I especially loved the one of the belly in the foreground and the dad and boy faded in the background,
Great job!

Sarah said...

You have done such a great job with the photos! All those kiddos are soo photogenic...

As for the funk, I defintely feel ya on that. Hoping to break out of it soon!

Amber said...

Everyone gets into a funk every once in awhile. I was in one not to long ago. Like you said, it always works itself out.

Your pictures look great! I wish we lived closer so you could take ours!

Welcome said...

Great job... These families must be so happy with their photos!

Meredith said...

These all look great!

I am totally impressed (and slightly jealous) that you've had all these bookings!

Anita said...

the pictures look great! Keep it up!

Julia said...

welcome back! :)

I think spending 1.5 hours shooting and editing is a GREAT amount of time. Good time management, sister. And love the babies...they are all too cute.

Raquel said...

Great pics, again ! I wish you lived closer I would book you too !!

Joi said...

Congrats, Leah. You're getting to do what you love!

Becky said...

WOW! Those are GREAT photos girlfriend! You definately have an eye for a fab photo :)

Jennifer said...

Leah- the photos are gorgeous!!!

Megan said...

All of these people are blessed to have you! Amazing pics!

Mrs.LifeAccounts said...

I'm a little late to the party but just had to say you did an amazing job on these photos! I'd be honored to have you take pictures for us some time! I've missed your posts but I'm glad to hear it's not due to lack of time and crazyness!

hopefuls #1 said...

Fabulous! You've done such a great job! I love how they all have turned out!!!

 

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