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{Twins!} – Wilmington NC Portrait Photographer

Have you ever spent an afternoon with three year old twins who have boundless energy?   I had a whole new respect for their lovely parents after hanging out with these two cutie-patooties! (Yes, I just said cutie-patootie on the blog!)

Super three year old energy aside, these two were totally sweet and I had a blast at our session! I can’t wait to see how much they’ve grown next year!

PS – Parents, I’m starting a new blog feature in 2011!  If you get 25 unique comments on this post (one per person with individual IP address and valid email), you will receive a free 8×10 of your choice!

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Kara LayfieldJanuary 4, 2011 - 3:43 pm

How adorable!! I’m just loving all your super cool locations!! Beautiful lighting!

Lashonda BlandJanuary 4, 2011 - 7:29 pm

Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, these children are toooo cute. They are getting so big! You two are beautiful and look so happy. Love you.

Mari RhodesJanuary 4, 2011 - 8:50 pm

These pictures are sooo cute. I LOVE how the playfulness was captured as well as the innocent. I love them.

CarmelitaJanuary 4, 2011 - 10:25 pm

Wonderful pictures! Love those smiles!!!

JaleahJanuary 4, 2011 - 10:29 pm

These picture are soooo cute!!!!!!!!!!!

JohannahJanuary 4, 2011 - 11:05 pm

Great pictures. What a precious family. That baby girl looks just like her mama — beautiful!

Katheryn LisaneJanuary 5, 2011 - 8:55 am

Aww look at the love birds and the children all relaxed on the grass. Love it.

Darlene WilliamsJanuary 5, 2011 - 9:13 am

I love these pics. I especially like the natural poses that were captured. These babies are adorable!

NatieraJanuary 5, 2011 - 12:16 pm

Excellent job Johnson family! Superb quality, vibrant colors & great location!

John WellsJanuary 5, 2011 - 7:22 pm

We are so proud of our children and grandchildren we coould burst, The pictures are great and give them grerat depth and color.

John and Idella

Melissa WestonJanuary 5, 2011 - 9:58 pm

Beautiful pix!! Beautiful family!!

Fran MonkJanuary 5, 2011 - 11:16 pm

These pics are gorgeous… What a lovely family… The twins are growing like weeds…

Sandra PhillipsJanuary 6, 2011 - 1:17 am

Bet they’re the cutest kids on here. I know they got one of the best mommies. She’s as pretty as her mom and he’s as handsome as his dad. God, but they grow up way too fast!! Love the picture of you and Aaron. Good Luck on your free pic.

Jean CarvinJanuary 6, 2011 - 8:57 am

Wonderful pics. you certainly captured the energy of a 3 yr old.

Melisa CraftJanuary 6, 2011 - 9:12 am

Pictures are great. What a lovely family you have!

ashleyFebruary 1, 2011 - 1:19 pm

They are adorable and I love the images! So cute!


{More Blog Catch-Up!} – Wilmington NC Family Photographer

Whew!  After a busy holiday season I’m finally getting back to getting the blog posts up and running again.

Up next is this beautiful family I had the pleasure of photographing just days before the father deployed to Afghanistan.  Due to the lovely military scheduling, we had no choice but to shoot on one of the darkest, dreariest days that week!  It rained on us the first few minutes of the session and we hid under my reflector and a gazebo, but then it let up and we were able to record some great moments for them!

PS – Parents, I’m starting a new blog feature in 2011!  If you get 25 unique comments on this post (one per person), you will receive a free 8×10 of your choice!

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Kara LayfieldJanuary 4, 2011 - 3:41 pm

These are lovely family portraits!! The colors and location are fantastic!

Ardiana ScottJanuary 4, 2011 - 9:21 pm

I love these pictures! You did a wonderful job!

ashleyFebruary 1, 2011 - 1:18 pm

Gorgeous family portraits! Love them:)


Playing blog catch up! {Wilmington NC Family Photographer}

Hi all! I am finally catching up on blogging so stay tuned for some recent work over the next few weeks!

I’m kicking it off with this super fun family since I posted a photo from the session already! Spencer is clearly loved but I just don’t know how they keep up with him, he kept me on my toes the whole time! Isn’t that smile just melt-worthy?!

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The sand on his nose just makes that first photo for me!

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I had so much fun shooting this session and laughing with such a fabulous family!

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Wasn’t it an absolutely beautiful evening on the beach in Surf City?

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Kara LayfieldNovember 16, 2010 - 4:53 pm

I was just going to say that the sand on his little nose is just the sweetest!! He has such a beautiful smile and I love how you captured the love that they have for each other. Beautiful work!

Brandi-leeNovember 17, 2010 - 5:23 am

What amazing colours and such full of life shots, beautiful!

Jamie SieverNovember 17, 2010 - 2:08 pm

what a cutie! Love these!

Leah JentDecember 4, 2010 - 3:15 pm

Gorgeous shots Stephanie! I looooove the sand on his nose, too :)

ashleyDecember 7, 2010 - 2:30 am

Amazing session! So beautiful. Just love all of these!


{Oh to have his energy!} – Wilmington, NC Family Photographer

Last weekend I met up with a lovely family and hung out with them for a little bit on North Topsail Beach. Spencer, even at five years old and 7pm, was full of life and energy! I wish I could tap into that, I’d get so much done!

I had to share a quick one – it’s one of the few truly genuine smiles he gave me for a head shot and I just grin every time I see it! I think the grin totally captures his zeal for the world around him.

I might even see a little twinkle of boyish mischief in those eyes.  What do you think?

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Leah JentAugust 5, 2010 - 10:35 pm

How cute is he? I just love a little boy’s gap-toothed smile :)

Krissy AlloriAugust 19, 2010 - 2:09 pm

Darling expression!

EmilyCAugust 21, 2010 - 10:13 am

Definately mischief! Great shot!


{Their Story} – Wilmington, NC Newborn Photographer

I’m way behind on blogging but I had to share this!  I delivered this order on Thursday and it was one of my favorite sessions to date.  The order captured their session and the love within their growing family so perfectly that it just made my heart happy.

This client purchased one of my collections, which are structured so that you’re not locked into a certain size/number of prints or products.  Everyone’s photo plans are different and I didn’t want to limit the possibilities by asking a client to choose from a limited print option.  They built their own photo package using the collection structure and saved a good bit of money versus buying a la carte in the process!  It definitely tells their story, their way.  What will your story be?

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Leah JentJuly 27, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Stephanie, your work is so gorgeous. It’s no surprise they wanted several storyboards. Beautiful!!

TaraJuly 28, 2010 - 11:55 pm

Stephanie, what beautiful work! It’s like eye candy looking at everything they bought, congratulations to you and your clients!