This girl was sweet as can be. She started a little shy with me and very concerned about posing, but she relaxed very quickly and was a perfect little fairy! I styled her in a Tutu Du Monde dress from my client wardrobe along with a beautiful pair of Belle Chiara ballet flats that I've been dying to put someone in! But her eyes really lit up when I pulled out some beautiful wings from Hello Faerie and a very regal feeling crown from Joyfolie. Okay so I may never have fully grown out of the dress up stage haha!
I really love the Denver Botanic Gardens in the early summer- the diversity of plant life is amazing and offers so many unique backdrops. I could wander for hours and never stop finding a new beautiful spot...which is basically what we did this day. I also like to keep moving when working with kids- it keeps them interested and having fun- a bored kid never photographs well!
If you're interested in booking a fairy session for your little one please
Oh man these girls were too much. I shot their session simultaneously with a long time friend of theirs, so I had a whole flock of fairies running around these gardens with me...we certainly got some attention haha!
These two were total hams- they loved playing fairy and once they settled in they started posing for me like little rock stars. The little one was basically vogueing at one point which was endlessly entertaining. I loved styling the girls in coordinating Tutu Du Monde dresses from my client wardrobe- and while I don't yet have a full selection of shoes I just happened to have gladiator sandals in both girl's sizes. Kismet!
The best was seeing how much these two love each other...sometimes posing siblings is like pulling teeth, but these two had a sweet comfort together that was fully genuine.
This was a 'make it work' day. I had multiple sessions scheduled for my spring fairy photo shoots- and of course the weekend I picked decided to be the one rainy weekend of the month >.< For this shoot we ended up in one of the Denver Botanic Garden greenhouses- fortunately I had an amazing assistant with me (Kenesha of Kenesha Facello Photography) so we were able to provide enough light for this sweet girl despite the overcast day.
Speaking of sweet- oh man this little girl stole my heart. I have a soft spot for mini introverts...often I connect just as easily with them as my spunky extroverts- kindred spirits and all haha. Her quiet excitement and gentle nature were just precious- and she rocked the Tutu Du Monde dress like it was made for her!
Tutu Du Monde
Hand Made Botanicals
A few days ago this perfect little girl (who happens to be one of my 6 nieces...yes I'm an only child...that just means I get to choose my own haha) turned one year old! She was born 3 years and 11 years apart from my daughter- down to the minute. I was so honored to be asked to photograph her in her first weeks of life...and I get to do a one year portrait session with her in just a few weeks!
This cutie's mama is a dead ringer for my own mother- and her dad is just this side of identical to my husband...so I was certain she'd come out looking just like my little one- NOPE haha! But she's still a dead ringer for her own mother, with the same adorable squinty smile ^-^ She was so amazing during her session. Working with newborns is unpredictable to say the least, but this little one was very quick to soothe and held her poses easily- so I put this one in the win column!
It has been an incredible year watching her grow- even though I'm states away from her parents I've absorbed every snapchat and facebook post, knowing how fleeting these moments are. So far she has grown into a social, sassy, and confident baby girl- walking well before her year mark! I'll be there for it all little one- I'll be the one behind the camera ;) <3