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Christmas Minis – Save the Date

 

It’s about that time of year again! Christmas Minis will begin this year on November 3rd! I will be working hard between now and then to get a setup put together and determine location! I am open to any suggestions you may have!

If you are interested in staying up to date on information regarding 2017 Christmas Mini Sessions, please complete the contact form below! I look forward to working with you soon! 🙂

 

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Fall Minis – Save the Date!

 

It’s time for fall pictures! I will be working hard over the next month to get ready for several mini sessions planned to be offered on October 8th and October 14th. In the case of rain, makeup dates will be planned for October 15th and 29th.

If you’re interested in staying up-to-date on information regarding these sessions, please complete the contact form below. I look forward to working with you all this fall!! 🙂

 

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Time for Picnics With Your Love Bugs!

One of many favorite warm-weather activities for families each year is the family picnic. Once upon a time, these happened on pretty, checkered blankets with the food packed away nice and tidy in pretty wicker baskets. I would like to think those days still exist for most, but with the introduction of park benches, picnic tables, and pavilions, who wants to continue sitting on the ground with the not-so-friendly ants?

Have you checked out the price of those “vintage” picnic baskets on Amazon lately? We’re talking prices up in the $60’s and $70’s and so forth. It’s ridiculous! But, the setup of an old-fashioned picnic always seemed to make for a fun family photo op.

Throughout the month of July, I will be offering these Picnic Mini Sessions for families and individuals with everything from the basket (minus the $60 one) down to the faux food. Of course, there are a couple other fun props, such as the mini teepee, a faux campfire, a not-so-actual bottle of wine, and more that is not currently pictured (lights will be added to the teepee, and other items will slowly be added to the background as well). For an added bit of fun, bring your own “for-real” picnic basket and food (please leave the wine at home – I cannot promote drinking and driving with your little love bugs) to enjoy with your little ones while I capture some fun photos of your family time in real time.

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This setup will be both couple friendly and family friendly, depending on your needs. So, if you’re coming without little ones, feel free to bring other props to include in your couple-friendly picnic such as a candlestick, some grape juice (in place of the wine, of course – I still value your safety), and any other items that may reflect the relationship you have with your partner. Please feel free to add any personal touches that represent you. This is your session, and I want you to make it your own. If you need a longer session, we can lump two minis together!

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To request a date and time, or for more information on these sessions, please check out the request form below and someone will be contacting you as soon as possible. 

*Parties and Families*

It’s been a little while since I’ve made some updates. I want to share with you some of the wonderful people I’ve had the opportunity to work with over the last month or so. It has definitely been a full and blessed couple of months!

I’ve continued to get some action shots in with my son’s Upwards games over the last few weeks. I really enjoy watching the kids play ball. There is definitely some great talent out there!

 

 

And then there was this little guy’s first birthday party! I absolutely adore him!

 

I also had some awesome family sessions! One with my newest vinyl backdrop and the other at Abbo’s Alley in Sewanee! I had a blast with both!

 

 

All session images can be viewed at http://rlongphotography.pixieset.com

*A Night to Shine*

I wanted to share with you some of my favorite shots from this year’s Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. If this is not something you have heard of, you need to check it out and get on board. This was an amazing opportunity for me, and I look forward to participating in this again next year!

 

Images from A Night to Shine in Manchester, TN will be ready to view soon at http://rlongphotography.pixieset.com