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A Relationship to Celebrate | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

I was contacted to capture beautiful portraits to celebrate this lovely couple’s upcoming ten year anniversary.

Initial thoughts were to dress in the original wedding attire, shoot portraits & capture a few fun moments.

During our pre-session consult, we talked about what they like to do together & developed this session to tell a story.

This is a beautifully romantic story.

We should all be so lucky to experience this much love!

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10 devoted years.

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Swing dancing classes is something that both of them enjoy, and I was excited for the opportunity to capture this for them.

Come to find out even though new frocks were purchased, the choice was to wear dress she wore to her rehearsal dinner – perfect for this fun dancing series!

OH I can’t forget to mention that they were so prepared for this session, we even had music playing ๐Ÿ™‚

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Biking is another activity they enjoy together.

Initially we were going to have two bikes & capture some action, but the second bike wasn’t readily available, so we opted for this ๐Ÿ™‚

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And went for a walk in the perfectly soft end of day light…

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~Kathy

Now booking FALL & HOLIDAY 2014 Family Sessions & Class of 2015 SENIORS

Contact Kathy : kathy@kathyhowardphotography.comย  919.538.8987

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Jacob & Charley | Raleigh Family Photography

 

Was SO happy when the stars aligned and we were able to have this session!

Due to many different reasons including weather, we rescheduled this session a handful of times.

The weather was P E R F E C T as were these SWEET kiddos!

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Began the session at home, Mom wanted to capture them as they are today.ย  Pogo sticks & cell phones ๐Ÿ™‚

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We WERE going to travel to a local park to find a colorful back drop, but a few days before the session she texted me a photo of their azaleas – WOW! and YES!

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Found a field about 1/2 mile from home.

We caught the light of the ‘golden hour’.ย  LOVE.

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Found this amazing locale on the way home, and wrapped up the session here.

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~Kathy

Now booking FALL & HOLIDAY 2014 Family Sessions & Class of 2015 SENIORS

Contact Kathy : kathy@kathyhowardphotography.comย  919.538.8987

Follow me on Facebook Click HERE!!

 

 

 

 

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Love is in the Air | Session Preview | Raleigh Portrait Photography

Spring is here, and love IS in the air!

An enchanting photo session yesterday, celebrating 10 wonderful years together.

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~Kathy

NOW BOOKING! through the end of 2014 including fall & holiday portrait sessions, and Class of 2015 senior portrait sessions!

kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com | 919-538-8987

Raleigh NC Portrait Photographer

Raleigh NC Family Photographer

Raleigh NC High School Senior Photographer

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Rusak Family | Raleigh Family Photography

 

This cold, icy weather today reminded me that I haven’t finished blogging some of my Holiday sessions.

(Thank goodness Spring starts this Thursday – what a winter!!)

Here’s some colorful foliage, adorable children & a really cute puppy named ‘Luna’ to brighten your day ๐Ÿ™‚

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Currently working the edits from a head shot turned glamour session from this past Sunday – see you back here soon!

~Kathy

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Now booking through Sept. 2014

kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com | 919-538-8987

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A Birthday Celebration | Raleigh Family Photography

Last weekend I had the privilege to attend a very special birthday celebration.

This loving family came together to wish a happy birthday to Mom/Grandma!

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This is not the first time I’ve had these adorable boys in front of my camera, you may remember their cuteness from their fall mini sessions HERE.

Although they weren’t quite ‘into’ the shoot this day, we managed to squeeze out some smiles ๐Ÿ˜‰

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~Kathy

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Now booking through September 2014

kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com | 919-538-8987

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Hutchins Family | Raleigh Family Photography

More beautiful holiday portraits to share today!

A lovely family, Mom is a super woman and her boys are very sweet & kind.

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Can you even believe the colors?!

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What started as a mini-session digital file package, turned into a gorgeous metal print wall display.

I have some really cool software that allows us to design your wall together at your ordering session, using YOUR photos and changing them as necessary until we have the perfect fit for you.

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“Thank you so much! I love, love the pictures and cannot wait to put them on my wall!”

Have a great weekend ya’ll!

~Kathy

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Now booking through June 2014

kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com OR 919.538.8987

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Teague Family | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

Always a joy to photograph my dear friend Cathy, added bonus to photograph her oh so handsome boys too ๐Ÿ™‚

This mini session was a week after the previous mini’s, and sadly the wind and the weather stripped most of the fall color away.

However, we picked lots of bright color & accessories during her wardrobe consult, and I couldn’t be any happier with how the images turned out!

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Love me some freckles now …

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They are raising some seriously handsome & genuinely nice kids!

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These two.ย  Meant to be together x 100.

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~Kathy

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Now booking sessions through June 2014

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Haist Family | Raleigh Family Photography

I’m going to play a little blogging catch up these next few weeks.

ย I’m taking a little time off from shooting to work on the other 80% of my business that is not photographing or meeting with clients!

This year’s holiday mini sessions were by far my favorite yet.

Not only did I have really amazing & fun families, but I found a location that screamed “Hello!ย  It’s the holidays!”

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My clients were so happy with the images & the colors that more than half ofย  designed wall displays!

Here’s the three images they chose to add to their beautiful family staircase wall of 20×20 canvases.

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~Kathy

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

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Welcome 2014!

Happy New Year to you & yours!

I hope that you had a fun & restful holiday break.ย  One of my highlights was gathering with my entire side of the family … all 23 of us!ย  Too much fun, so thankful for my happy & healthy family, it makes me cry…

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I am looking forward to getting back to work this week, the new year is always an excited time for review as well as planning for exciting things to come.

Up next is the annual ‘Best Of’ contest, stay tuned.ย  The winner will receive a beautiful 16×20 gallery wrapped canvas!

xo

~Kathy

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

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