So, today didn’t start quite like I thought it would. But, I’m sure that Renee and Matthew were thinking the same thing when Noah decided that he was ready to make his grand entrance a bit early! After a bit of an early morning scramble, I was able to get to the hospital (which thankfully is only 2 blocks from my house) just in time to be there for the birth.

Now…this was a first for me and I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but Renee was an absolute trooper and she made giving birth look easy (but from what I hear, the hours before I got there weren’t quite as easy). Anywho….getting to be in the room when this little fella took his first breath was such an honor and I am so grateful that I got to document this moment for the Drury family. It has been so much fun to watch this family grow and I can’t wait to get the newest addition!

Welcome!
Noah Henry Drury
January 25, 2015 @ 8:24am
6lb 7oz ~ 20 inches long

Ryder definitely took his duties as big brother very seriously. His first order of business was introducing him to all of the Ninja Turtle characters…because, after all, that is the most important thing that a boy needs to know. (He is going to be a GREAT big brother!)

Stay tuned for some newborn photos of Noah in the next couple of weeks!

This is simply one of the most fabulous families on the planet! Each fall I look forward to hearing that little ding on my phone going off letting me know that they’re in for another session. Fabulous!

Not only are they absolutely gorgeous and so easy to work with, but their hearts for each other and God simply pour out of them. I am blessed to know them.

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Oh my goodness…this wedding was simply perfection. From the moment the day started I knew that it was going to be a good one…but I had no idea just how fabulous it was going to turn out.

To me, the thing that makes the difference between a “pretty wedding” and an unforgettable event is the people. These two families truly encompassed love. Every word, every action, every moment was so full of the love that they have for one another and it was so evident throughout the day. It was truly a blessing to get to be a part of these families becoming one.

Now…for the moment you’ve all been waiting for…the sneak peek! I had a REALLY hard time narrowixng down my favorites so there are probably more images here than usual…enjoy!

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Saturday’s are like gold to me.  It is the one day that I have the possibility of actually having 24 hours to do whatever I would like.  I can be uber productive on projects around the house, spend time editing images from the week’s photo shoots, get lost in the kitchen preparing meals for the next week, or just lay on the beach and do absolutely nothing. Really, the options are endless and every Saturday brings a new surprise.  Last Saturday certainly did not disappoint.

The morning started out pretty fabulously: dusting, vacuuming, and scrubbing floors. It was definitely a party! Then, I got to spend the rest afternoon wrangling kidos! They were headed to a birthday party and needed an extra set of hands. Picture this…4yr old + 3yr old + 18mth old…in a ceramics shop…with cupcakes. Are you getting an idea of the fun we were about to have?

Well, luck would have it that we showed up 30 minutes early, so we let #1, #2, and #3 run free in the park for a few minutes.  Thankfully I brought the camera along for the fun. There is something that I love about three kids whose outfits don’t match, hair isn’t all in place, and are running free just letting me capture them being the most fabulous versions of themselves. As I was looking through these, I just kept thinking…what a perfectly imperfect day.

I guess you want to see the pictures…so I’ll stop rambling…

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