Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Valentines sessions. The photos.

If you've been reading my blog, Twitter, or follow me on Facebook, you know that I have been looking forward to these Valentines mini-sessions for weeks! I finally got to shoot with all of my groups and it was perfect! We had beautiful weather, lots of smiles and laughs, and plenty of hearts to go around.

I shot Emily and David's wedding in July of last year and they traveled two hours to do the mini-session with me on Friday! It was so fun seeing them again at this new stage in their relationship. Emily and David are both doing stuff in school so they're super busy. They seemed pretty happy to break from the routine and spend some time cuddling in front of the camera :)

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This is the Taplin family. Both kids ended up getting sick right before the session and weren't feeling good. As Holland said, "I just want to sleep!". Poor babies. We were still able to grab some cute photos before sending the kids off to an afternoon nap!

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I didn't get to meet Leah & Adam until our session Saturday afternoon. They just recently got engaged and are in the middle of wedding planning now. I'm so glad they were able to squeeze in this quick engagement session! They have great smiles and seem so perfect for each other. See for yourself!

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Kristin & Spence were among the first of my clients in 2009. I shot their engagement session in Myrtle Beach, Kristin's bridal session, and their wedding at Revolution Mills Studios. Now they're expecting a baby boy in a few months and took advantage of the mini-session for some updated/maternity photos :)

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Deidra is a wedding and event planner here in the triad. You can see her website here! She brought along her puppy, Kizzy, and her boyfriend, Nate, to the session. Deidra and Nate are so absolutely perfect together. They're both silly and love to tease each other and laugh together. . . as you'll see below :)

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Scott booked a mini-session as a surprise for his girlfriend, Madison. He was so excited to see what her reaction would be... such a thoughtful boyfriend :) I think it's safe to say she was really happy. They were so cute and natural in front of the camera!

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P.S. Each couple got one of these adorable cupcake topiaries from Maxie B's at the end of the session. I like to think they're cute enough for the girls, yummy enough for the guys :)

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3 comments:

Elisa said...

This is so great!!! I love seeing some of your past couples you've shot. It's so cool seeing their lives progress. Some of the shots gave me goosebumps. Great job, Alexa!

Kristy M said...

Wonderful as always. Your work is very impressive. Am I allowed to be proud of you... I'm just a cousin but I still feel so proud of you!

matti carey said...

This is your best idea ever! Looks like it was a huge success! My favorite is the one where the guy is throwing the paper hearts at his girlfriend, haha! LOVE it!