Not Just Numbers

Growing up numbers are making a timeline of history of your life from the first breath we take. Time we were born, the measurements of the baby, the weight, the date of birth, and so to how many months old that the new person is.

Sometimes these months have to be translated for those who never had children to years or a year and half old. Funny I know, but I am in the category.

Then we mark our Sweet Sixteen birthday, 18th birthday, 21st birthday, and let the party begin!

Numbers hold such a weight on our lives yet we over look and take it for granted until a post like this makes you really think it over.

When I saw the new Photo Challenge “Numbers”  I first thought I didn’t have nothing to include in this challenge but then it hit me! I have a couple entries to include in this one post from three different photoshoots I done, one a wedding, Quinceanera’s, and Engagement Session. I hope you get the Numbers and the meanings it holds. Enjoy!

First one is Miss Quinceanera’s or Sweet Fifteen the Latino heritage version of American Sweet Sixteen. When I took this image I was thinking along the lines of Gone With The Wind Southern Charm. Either they know it or not the dress is very Southern Belle.


My second Image that came to mind was the display of wedding rings for the Bride and Groom I photographed March this year. I was trying to find a way to make this image more personal and use their old retro themed setting to the character of the photo. When I went to get the rings from the Groom I saw them playing pool and Boom! I used the balls that represented the Bride and Grooms birth month, his ring on his birth month and hers.

Congrats Jennifer& Steven

Then lastly is a very important numbered event The Save The Date! I took this image at golden hour and as you can see I love to use the Sun Flare to my advantage! I think that it adds character and a true summer loving feel to the image.

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Birth Photography


AMAZING              BEAUTIFUL            HERMOSA         BREATH TAKING

ANGEL                    BABY                        AMOR                           LOVE             MOMMY


I am so glad I am spontaneous and on the go! I was scheduled take maternity photos of Ms. Ashley’s baby bump and this is her second pregnancy and child. So excitingly I agreed and was ready to go! Myself and Ashly’s mom spoke briefly of ideas of what they wanted, well waiting patiently on this ideas to be e mailed to me. They never came?

I had a feeling under the circumstances someone might be in labor. Sure enough the next morning I get contacted in regards that the shoot had to be cancelled. Bummer blessings!!!!!!! I presented the idea of birth photography and they agreed! I was packed up and ready to drive 2 hours away to Laurinburg, NC hospital.

Lets GO!

Epidural was administered. Two hours later I make to the hospital and the pushing shortly follows! This was the most fun photo-shoot I ever got to be a part of and feel bonded to this family forever. Thanks so much for letting me be a part of your amazing new day and to welcome little miss to the world!

Please contact me for your birth photoshoot! I do travel across the state and some parts of Virginia and South Carolina.