Monday, August 23, 2010

An Evening On Fernandina Beach

When Mandi first contacted me about taking pictures of her family, I knew I was in for a fun experience! Two grandparents, one great uncle, six parents, and six children...I could have spent hours with these guys! They were all so genuinely warm, welcoming, and truly happy with life! It's my pleasure to share with you a few highlights from our evening together! I'll begin with the group and families, and move onto some of the candids. Thanks to all of you for a memorable session!

Friday, July 16, 2010


Meet AJ! At just over a year old, he's already full of energy and so much personality! He mastered the art of running down the hill at a pace that was hard to keep up with, and luckily, I had his parents to help! I was able to catch some moments of them playing, smiling, and enjoying life together. They are truly a happy family and a joy to be around! Thank you for letting me capture these memories!

Monday, June 28, 2010


I would like to introduce everyone to Cole, just a few weeks shy of his 4th birthday. It's so hard to believe it's been 4 years since I visited this little guy in the Vandy NICU as he was born early! We just spent a few minutes outside his grandmother's house this past weekend, but it was ALL in motion! Thanks Tiffany and John for letting me hang out with him and burn some serious calories!

The last two were the only ones I took sitting still! I was exhausted!

Monday, June 7, 2010

The Donovans Invade Daytona

Oh my goodness what an amazing trip! Sean's parents rented a truly unbelievable penthouse condo for us in Daytona for an entire week, resulting in lots of laughter and fun! As always, everyone was a good sport and humored me behind the camera, and (as always) Landon and Donovan made for precious photos! I've included a few photos that I consider my favorites, which was hard considering the variety I had to choose from! I look forward to October when these two will become a big brother and big sister to Baby Rainey #3, and can't wait to photograph the new family of 5!! But until then, these pictures will do! Much love to you all!

Just playing on the patio one evening...

Looking for periwinkles! We spent a good deal of time digging the little guys out of the sand!
The first evening on the beach...she became much braver the next day!

The whole crew! Thank you timer and random tall pole on the beach :)

Grandparents with the Grandkiddos

The Rainey's!

I think I blinked ;)

Friday, March 26, 2010

Landon and Donovan at the Beach

Okay, so I confess I love capturing anything involving kids, but I was truly honored to be able to capture the reactions of Landon and Donovan to seeing the beach for the first time! It was a bit chilly, but that didn't keep Landon from loving every minute of the sand and running from the waves in his Grandpa's arms! Donovan was not her usual brave self, but know that she'll warm up to the beach and ocean in no time during our upcoming vacation! I am counting down the days until Daytona in May with the entire family and look forward to capturing more great memories! Thanks again to Al and Scott, and of course all the Donovans for humoring me :)

Okay, so the first pictures are of the kiddos getting energy for the beach....

The next few are of Landon's reaction to the beach...he was SO excited!!!

So the next few are of Donovan's reaction to the beach...not quite the same, but we'll get her excited during the May trip!

She warmed up a bit while swinging in her uncles' hands!

Landon couldn't have been happier running from the waves! I can't wait to see what May brings!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Landon and Donovan, December 22

Since I married into a large family, I'm blessed to have access to some precious faces and some patient family members that allowed me to capture some of the following shots. We spent over an hour letting the kids play at a park close to Sean's parents' house in Andersonville. A special thank you to Al and Scott for letting me share these pictures with the world! I can't wait to take these pictures year after year!

Thanks again to Al and Scott for letting me borrow the kiddos! Hope you enjoyed the pictures as much as I enjoyed taking them!!