Category Archives: Children

Children 18 Months and up, playing, swimming, laughing, being serious, at birthday parties, painting and anything else they do!

The daffodils are out in bloom in Mount Vernon and the views are breath taking! Just a quick 30 minute drive for all of us in Bellingham, makes these blooms a fun spring or Easter photoshoot location for babies through big kids! I will be offering 6 mini sessions  in the daffodils next weekend. They will take place on Saturday, with the possibility of doing some sunset shots Friday as well. These will be open to babies, toddlers, kids, families, sibling groups or pregnant mamas. Details such as times (we will give you the time that works best for your schedule) and specific location will be sent after payment is complete. Hurry and sign up today by using the button at the bottom!

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After a move from Ashland, Oregon to Bellingham, Washington this summer and having our sweet baby Silas in August, the holidays and 5 months of maternity leave from photography, I am back! I still really miss Ashland, but also love Bellingham, our new home and the people we met and places we have been so far. Here’s a little photo update form my life!

Silas’ Newborn Pictures in August

 

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Autumn in downtown Bellingham in September, just a mile from our house.

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Josiah, Silas and Autumn in my room in September.

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We all went to Ruston in October for my annual Pumpkin Patch Mini Sessions

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Right after coming back to Bellingham, Silas and I flew to Sacramento to photograph my brother in law’s wedding.

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All three kids in Ashland at the beginning of November

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Silas in November

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Josiah in December. He is in first grade at a great school here. He is still dancing and doing great in school.

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Silas, about a week before he turned 5 months.

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7 Bald Eagles we saw last week on the Nooksak River in Washington, about 30 minutes away from where we live.

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Me and Silas on the Nooksak River

So that is all for now, I am now a mom of three, living in Bellingham, enjoying exploring all the beauty of this area of the northwest and trying to keep up with my kiddos! I’m hoping in 2014 to start shooting births again (more on that later) and being more social and meeting and hanging out with more women and other moms.

Love,

Crystal

Today Autumn had Crazy Hair Day at preschool. We looked around the internet together last night and she told me she wanted pink unicorn hair. So here it is (it is also covered in glitter, but you can’t really tell in the photo).  In case you can’t tell her hair is pulled into a pony tail with an elastic in the front, hair-sprayed  to keep the short pieces in the back in place and then wrapped around 2 pipe cleaners and then prayed pink in two coats (her hair is brown so it needed two coats to show up well) and then top coated with glitter hair spray. 🙂 Happy Friday!

SO every year for the last 6 years I have done pumpkin patch mini sessions in my home town. SInce moving away I make a point to come back to shoot these each year. I get so emotional seeing all these “big kids” that I began photographing as newborns, some I semenax available in even attended their births! This year I photographed 30 families in one day of mini sessions and wow was it a busy day! I had a great time with Mali, my lovely assistant and with all of the babies and children. Can’t wait to see you all again next year!