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My Favorite Delano Family

They have been seen many times on my blog- baby *A* most famously as I photographed his birth into this world back in March- seen HERE. He’s now 6months old!! The big brothers boys C+C are two my kids favorite people- and always have a blast when they get together.
And that baby boy- isn’t he just delicious!?

diana simpson - Monday, October 13, 2008 - 8:30 am

so great

gwendolyn waite - Monday, October 13, 2008 - 12:48 pm

Beautiful photos! Love the black and white baby photo – what a cutie! Those eyes… and that smile… Beautiful capture.

Olga - Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 7:57 pm

WOW, you got some amazing smiles there! What a great session! I’d be thrilled with images like these of my kids!

[...] Okay, okay, on to the photographs…’s been while since I’ve had them in for a session- I had to look back to see. [...]

Gorgeous Miss *I* in Minnetonka

I met Miss *I* and her mom on Monday which was a lovely fall day. What a hoot this little toddler is! Soooo sweet and adorable! I’m a little late on my sneak peek-  but hopefully you’ll find it worth the wait!:)


Julie - Friday, October 10, 2008 - 9:59 pm

Oh what a personality she has, adorable!

Nicole Z - Saturday, October 11, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Oh, what a little cutie pie!! She looks like a ball of energy!! You did a beautiful job!!!

Rebecca - Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 7:55 pm

So sweet, look at that smile! I love that gymbo line too. :)

Jen Lane - Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 11:49 pm

Aww! She is SO so cute! Love those eyes and that hair. #2 cracks me up-you can just feel all her energy. These are lovely and so sweet.

Donita - Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 1:25 pm

That last one is awesome!

Sneak Peek for the *S* Family

The *S* family recently relocated to MN from AZ….and the day of their session was one of those perfect MN fall days that makes you so happy to reside in Minnesota. Truly just PERFECTION. It’s one of the little things about living here…we have an appreciation for Fall and Spring that people in other states do not. Come here for the winter and you’ll understand why:)

Anyhoo- on to the sneak peek…. is this family just not GORGEOUS!! Talk about photogenic and so easy-peasy to be around. They made my job a piece of cake!

Beautiful Miss *J* who’s only 7 but seems so much more mature and wise for her young years.

Spunky Mr. *A* who I greatly appreciated laughing at my silly puppet shows- this was I believe about a stinky skunk. Why is the word “stinky” so amusing to 2yr olds? I don’t know- but I embrace it!

This to me is the epitome of their ages….7 and so calm and posed…2 and ready to spring into action!

This just plain cracks me UP!


There’s just nothing like a walk through the woods in the Fall…

This one just makes me smile:)

TaraMc - Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 12:01 am

These are adorable Amy! Love all the natural expressions you captured. Fun, fun moments. That first family image is picture perfect!

Jeanette - Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 5:59 am

What stunning photos!

Jan Scott - Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 6:47 am

That first one is such an ideal family shot! Great work!

diana simpson - Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 10:02 am

what a beautiful family

Betty Gray - Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 11:42 am

Love the one with them walking through the woods. Great job. Glad to see you’re keeping busy. :-)

Jen Lane - Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 11:48 pm

What an adorable family. Looks like you were really able to help everyone feel comfortable and relaxed! These are so nice!

Chatty, Chattier and Chattiest :)

Anyone who’s ever met my kids- knows they can talk. I mean…TALK. They are insane chatterboxes. It’s rare that I run into a family with kids as chatty as mine. Up till now the only kids I’ve met that could outchat mine- are my friend Sara’s (kids seen here) These 3 sisters were such a hoot! Endless chitchat and verbal energy that had me laughing, just because I felt so at home. Besides being able to tell me lots and lots of stories- they were also just completely sweet and fun to be around.:)

Jessica - Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 10:06 pm

Oh my goodness what cutie pies! I love their outfits!

Jan Scott - Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 10:08 pm

Oh my, they are CUTE! LOVE your variety of shots here!

DSR - Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 10:37 pm

These are so fun! Love the polka dots!

sara porush - Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 2:24 pm

smooch smooch amykins…
great pics!
btw I’m sitting here typing as Shana is just talking continuously to me…I’m going um-huh at regular intervals :)

Anna-Karin - Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 8:40 pm

These are some sweet sister pictures you captured!
Adorable little ladies.

Jen Lane - Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 9:21 pm

These are AWESOME. What HAPPY portraits. Totally love that second one! Your work is so lively and fun.

Betty Gray - Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 11:43 am

Oh your title is too funny. They are such cute girls.

lisa - Monday, October 20, 2008 - 9:10 pm

the polkadot trio is absolutely stunning! what an amazing session!

Best. Hair. EVER. Minneapolis Brothers

I don’t know who wins- *L* and his gorgeous red hair, or his little brother *R* and his amazing windswept ‘do. They are both so stinking cute they had me grinning for the whole session with their sweet, happy, joyous personalities. The day was overcast which gave us perfect lighting for enjoying this notorious Mpls park.

Seriously…his hair…just sooooo cute:)

This was the very last image I captured and I think it might be my favorite:)

Jen Lane - Sunday, October 5, 2008 - 12:13 am

oh goodness! They are BOTH too, too cute. What a fun session. Darling work.

Gillian (gigi) - Sunday, October 5, 2008 - 2:36 pm

You’re right! The BEST hair ever! Love both little guys’ hair! So cute!

Jeannette - Sunday, October 5, 2008 - 4:21 pm

Oh how precious! I just adore the mom and baby shot. They look just so happy. Good job!

Donita - Sunday, October 5, 2008 - 8:14 pm

LOVE the dandelion pic!

Anna-Karin - Monday, October 6, 2008 - 12:03 am

What handsome litle boys!
Love the fly hair, so typical of a little bit of baby hair left that has those charachteristics.
The one with mom and big brother is beautiful as well.

TaraMc - Monday, October 6, 2008 - 12:06 am

Great job on this session! Love these images. Adorable.

Martha - Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:26 am

You’re right — FABulous hair!!! They are all really nice but I especially like the shot w/ mom!

aboutimage - Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:51 am

Beautiful! I love the one of mom holding son up

Jen - Monday, October 6, 2008 - 4:42 pm

They are so cute. I love every single one of these!

Rachelle H - Monday, October 6, 2008 - 11:36 pm

These are so great! That hair on the baby is killing me! It reminds me of my own sweet baby at his age.

Nicole Z - Monday, October 6, 2008 - 11:41 pm

What an adorable family!!! You did a really great job with them!!!

Julie - Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 11:18 am

They are so cute! Such a happy family.

diana simpson - Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 5:32 pm

love the last 2

Betty Gray - Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 11:44 am

What a great looking family! Great job on these. :-)

Newborn Baby *A*- Pretty In Pink

It seems lately the newborns I’ve photographed have been of good size- it’s been awhile since I’ve had a little one! Isn’t she just the cutest thing! A few weeks old but very accommodating of my “arranging” her for photographs. I’ve been WAITING for awhile to have a teeny baby girl to try the shot in the pettiskirt so was very excited to be able to do it!

Little Pumpkin!

They won’t stay curled up like this for long….but I do love it when they do.

Of course baby feet….my blog followers know I have a soft spot for baby feet:)

I will admit to having a weakness for this pose….I just love it, and it’s HARD to do with wobbly newborns so when it works my heart does a little happy dance:)



diana simpson - Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 2:49 pm

these are just wonderful!

Jen - Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 3:25 pm

I LOVE the first one!

Grandma - Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 7:53 pm

I was right! She IS the CUTEST baby ever!

Anna-Karin - Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 10:29 pm

She is pretty in pink!
You captured a great variety for the parents to choose from.

Verone - Friday, October 3, 2008 - 9:19 am

Beautiful Little Angel!!!

Jeanette - Friday, October 3, 2008 - 1:57 pm

Oh wow, how adorable! I love the feet :)

aboutimage - Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:53 am

Wow, your newborn pics are stunning!

Sweet Newborn Baby *H*

Four weeks old and cute as a button! He was very interested in his surroundings however, and not so interested in falling asleep. That’s the tricky part with newborns- they go from sleeping like rocks 24/7 to unpredictable awake times within only a few short weeks! Clients often ask when scheduling sessions why I plan on 2-3hrs…it seems like a long time, but most of that time is spent waiting for baby to settle in, eat, get changed, etc. I joke it’s 2hrs of waiting and 30min of shooting:)You just never know what the baby will be like that day- which is why I’m never in hurry- we’ll take all the time we need!

The great part about Baby H’s mix of asleep vs awake is that we were able to get some great photos of him in both states!:)

I just love his little half sneer in this one:)

Sooo snuggly and beautiful!

Happy dreams…

His lips just kill me- sooo stinking cute!

I love his Buddha-like pose in this….(his choice, hee hee)

I think mom and dad will find him sleeping like this for many years to come…

Jen Lane - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 10:58 pm

oh how beautiful!
Lovely, lovely baby-lovely work!

diana simpson - Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 12:52 pm

love your b/ws

Stephanie Johnson - Saturday, September 27, 2008 - 11:27 pm

2nd and last are my favs! Great job!

Carrie Steffe - Sunday, September 28, 2008 - 7:53 am

Just wonderful…love the conversions!

Jeni - Sunday, September 28, 2008 - 7:53 pm

oh how sweet is he?? I love these, you got some great sleepy poses for a 4 week old!

Kami Voiles - Monday, September 29, 2008 - 12:33 am

aww, he’s so sweet! Love all of these…very fresh!

Holli - Monday, September 29, 2008 - 12:54 am

ohhhh so sweet!!! Love all of these!

Donita - Monday, September 29, 2008 - 10:29 am

GREAT shots, again. Also, LOVE Killing the Blues! I just wish Robert would finish his tour with Krauss so Led Zeppelin can get to touring! : )

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