pregnancy glow/sunrise glow

the most beautiful family-of-almost-five in central park. kristen is everything i hoped to look like whilst pregnant, but am positive i didn’t pull it off this well. also, for those who ask what to wear for family pictures, i may just say royal blue EVERY TIME NOW. CAN YOU BELIEVE THESE COLORS?!

looking to capture THIS time with your family? are you in new york city or visiting nyc? let’s do it!

Pearson Family

Fall was filled with fun sessions- old friends and new clients- it was all that I hoped for. I was miserably sick during my first trimester and the only positive memories I have from October and November seem to be these sessions- as evidence of joy and laughter and family time (meanwhile, my kids ate Fruity Pebbles for every meal, rarely dressed, and watched more YouTube than any pediatrician would recommend during those 8 weeks... There are few photos to show Petersen existence). High five, Amanda! 

Julie is one of the first people I met here in the city- she came right up to me, and I instantly knew she was amazing. She's warm, she's gorgeous, she's an incredible mom, and she has the most generous heart. She has taken care of me in every sense, and her kids are two of my VERY favorite. I adore these guys.

It was a total honor to run around for a bit and capture time of the four of them together in the place they've called home for years and years. 

Kisses, Julie!

meg & jon in central park

i knew of meg before i met meg- i worked with her mom for years (her mom is an equally fantastic human), and although i’m sure our paths crossed, it wasn’t until i moved to the city that i literally fell hard for this girl. megan and jon are gold. they somehow strike that perfect balance between, well, everything. 

we walked all around their “spots” in central park on the prettiest fall morning, as the trees and surroundings peaked in their autumn glory. falling for new york city is easy to do, and even easier when you have the chance to follow people around, viewing the scenary from their eyes. it’s just the best way to crush on this dream land. it's also impossible to not get beautiful shots when pure joy is in the air!

if you’re in the city and want me to follow you around- let me know! it is SO MUCH FUN, and i’m not just saying that. (more info about lifestyle and travel lifestyle sessions here.)

meg, i adore you!