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Frances Class of 2019 | Raleigh Senior Portraits Photographer

Meet Frances!  Class of 2019 Cardinal Gibbons graduate.  Lucky me, have known Frances since elementary days, and have enjoyed her and her parents company for many years now.

Frances’s senior portrait session was one for the books!  We had to change dates a few times due to the crazy wet spring weather we had, but this day was perfection.  We had so much fun cruising around downtown Raleigh and capturing these beautiful portraits of her.  Her family joined us, and if you scroll to the bottom, you will see one of the family photos I captured of them!  (Separate post coming for the family photos)

And the golden hour sunset was perfection!  We ended her session in a field that I found by accident (behind a car parts store lol) and she danced and laughed, and shared all of her joy with me.   Frances is one incredible young lady, and one of the kindest people that I have the pleasure of knowing 🙂

A huge congrats to Frances, who will be heading to NC State this Fall!!  GO PACK!

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One family photo for now… so much love in this photo!

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Kathy

 

 

 

 

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Girls Morning Out Photo Shoot |

Today I share with you images with you from one of my favorite shoots to date, keep scrolling & you’ll see why.

This family won my Mother’s Day Portrait Session giveaway back in May, and I’m so glad that they did.

One INCREDIBLE Momma, raising three equally incredible daughters.  I am so honored to have captured these portraits for them, for all time xo

As you can tell from the behind the scenes phone snaps, this photo session was nothing short of fun & happy memory making !

Beautiful Sara came to the studio first, by herself, for a little pampering with professional hair & makeup.  Dare I say it’s been a while since she’s had some time to herself like that …

Then her gorgeous girls arrived, received age appropriate hair & make up, and we captured some gorgeous portraits

Wardrobe & backdrop change, and we photographed more timeless family portraits.

 

Thank you Sara & your sweet family, for spending an amazing day with me!

xo

Kathy

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Raleigh Family Portraits | The Hoopers

Summer’s almost over & it’s time to do some blogging catch up!

I have been photographing this sweet family for 5 years now, I adore them all SO much!  Incredibly fun, so loving &  connected.  What an incredible legacy Mom is creating for this family, portraits to cherish for generations.

This studio session was just for the kiddos – we grabbed a few *rare hours that all three kids were home from camp this summer (BIG brother wasn’t able to make it to the spring session) , knowing that it would be even more difficult during the school year to have the time.

 

xo

Kathy

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Fifth Year | Raleigh Family Photography

Yes, this is the fifth year I have had the privilege to capture these beautiful smiles!

You  may remember their fun portrait session from last year.

I love this family so much.

What an incredible legacy Mom is creating for the family.  (And a very special blog post to come ;))

This year, Grandma joined us for a three generations portrait, dream come true!  The prints are a surprise, I will be sure to share after Mother’s Day!

 

We had so much fun photographing legacy family portraits, as well as some individuals for the kids modeling & acting portfolios.

 

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Kathy

 

 

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Mother Daughter Portraits and Head Shots | Jen & Tina

Oh, this photo shoot!  I am over the moon to share these images with you today.

Jennifer is a rock star Mom,  fellow member of Vend Raleigh, as well as a Beauty Counter Consultant,  She contacted me  for new head shots.  When Jennifer found out portrait sessions include hair and make up for one OR two, she decided to bring her Mom along.  The last time they had portraits together was many years ago.

I wish I had the words to describe how fun & special this session was.  I suppose that’s why I take pictures, instead of words.  Let’s just say I am smiling while typing this…  I have two new very good friends, that have new memories and portraits to last forever 🙂

We captured head shots for both women, and then some contemporary portraits alone, and of course together.

Just look at all of this beauty!

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xo

Kathy

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Mother Daughter & Family Portraits | Raleigh Portrait Photography

Last Summer I had the privilege of photographing Kim’s new head shots & a few gorgeous dress portraits.  You may remember her photo shoot HERE.

Kim brought her family back to the studio to start the new year off with family portraits, as well as celebrating her daughter’s entry into the ‘double digit’ age!

The girls came to the studio first, and had their hair & make up makeover, while the boys were out running errands.  Girl time – always a treat!

This young girl was such a joy to photograph – so much personality, spice & all around sweet heart!  She loves her Momma and her family with such passion, just so incredible to see 🙂

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Happy Birthday Miss M!!!!

Thank you Kim & family for a wonderful day.

~Kathy

 

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50 and Fabulous!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my sweet life long friend!!!!

I have been wanting to photograph my friend Erin for a long time now, and I knew her 50 and fabulous birthday would be an excuse she couldn’t turn down! Thrilled to have this birthday girl in front of my lens.  And as lucky as I am, one of her sisters was able to join us.  AND her beautiful amazing mother, celebrating her 80th birthday!

What an incredible day & honor it was to photograph these moments.

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Of course we began with a champagne toast!

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This next series of portraits… the epitome of a true mother/daughter loving bond.

Nothing like a little lipstick kiss on the forehead 🙂

 

Thank you for coming to Raleigh for your photo shoot xoxo

 Kathy

 

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Gray Family | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

The beautiful Gray family.

Mom called me up because she wanted to celebrate her FABULOUS 50th birthday with portraits, with her gorgeous twin daughters!

Words can’t express how much I love to create memories, and your legacy, with portraits.

 Cherished for a lifetime, and longer!

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You are perfect & loved just the way you are TODAY!

It’s time that you exist in photographs, for yourself, for your family 🙂

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Every portrait session is custom for you.

Contact me today for a complimentary consultation, and let’s chat about how you want to be photographed!

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PHONE : 919-538-8987

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50 & Fabulous! | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

I am so excited to share this photo shoot with you today!

Two amazing daughters purchased this photo shoot as a gift to their Mom for her birthday.

The girls told me when they brainstormed gift ideas, they both knew this would be the perfect one!

Beautiful photographs with her children, with her family.

A beautiful photograph of herself that she loves and is proud to share!

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We began the shoot in this sleek dress with pearls, a classic look.

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Then it was time for some birthday champagne & sparkly dresses!

Here’s Wink stylist Amy in action…

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LOVE this series <3
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Then handsome hubs came stopped by for couples & family portraits

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Quite possibly favorite family portrait ever – even Chippers is smiling!

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One more look for the birthday girl.

50 & completely fabulous!

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It’s hard to leave the studio without playing with a flower crown, especially when you brought a gorgeous floral maxi dress …

so much beauty, so much fun

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~Kathy

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Hooper | Raleigh Head Shot Photographer

How incredible to have the opportunity to photograph these sweet sisters, year after year!

Mom brings them to the studio to update their acting & modeling head shots, and of course we capture some beautiful portraits for their walls too.

Kudos to Mom for documenting this time in their lives, and for creating portraits that one day they will look back upon and treasure more than gold.

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A few fun behind the scenes of this girls morning out!

Thank you to the Wink Hair & Make Up team, who did an incredible job keeping the look natural, yet polished.

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And this time beautiful Dawn stepped in for a new head shot too … stunning!

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xo Kathy

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