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Shoot from the heart.

I need to shoot from the heart. Lots.It’s how this all began. Going through these photographs, I am reminded that it’s always there. I may not always acknowledge or address it, but it’s there. My heart. My need to connect and make someone see what I see. I’m so glad girls like Erin let me...

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  • Gabby / En Route PhotographyJanuary 5, 2012 - 4:00 am

    BEAUTIFUL! This is my first time on your blog but I’m so so in love with your images!!! Following from now on! 😉 Loved your review post!!! xxx G.

  • PeterJanuary 5, 2012 - 5:25 am

    Great shots, beautiful lighting.

  • CaitJanuary 5, 2012 - 6:03 am

    These are just stunning. Perfect light and such great shots of Mom-to-be!! Love these!!

  • erinJanuary 5, 2012 - 7:30 am

    oh. i TOTALLY adore these. pretty sure youre the only person on the planet who could make me feel so pretty right now. AND make me feel totally comfortable laughing for the camera (you laugh along, its sheer perfection). i LOVE these, and i LOVE YOU!

  • Megan WelkerJanuary 5, 2012 - 10:37 am

    these are so beautiful!! Please photograph me when I have a bun in the oven!

  • Joe+KathrinaJanuary 6, 2012 - 10:27 am

    Such sweet photos. I mean I can’t even picture you laughing like a hyena 🙂

  • GladysJanuary 6, 2012 - 10:36 am

    the most beautiful maternity session ever. i don’t say that often because maternity sessions scare the crap out of me. but these? these are classy, stunning, and perfectly erin + ala. i love them so much!

  • Erin LynnJanuary 6, 2012 - 12:19 pm

    stunning as usual!!! Love every picture!

  • Maggie McKaigJanuary 11, 2012 - 5:03 pm

    Ala.
    These are amazing!! You are very talented and Erin you are so stunning : )
    LOVE maggie

Megan : Anytime

We met by love. 12 girls who love love and live their lives behind a camera documenting the love of others. We all came together for something that none of us had done before. Travel somewhere, together, with hearts unfamiliar to ours. We thought, what the hell, we’ll have a good time, maybe this will...

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  • Heidi R.September 27, 2011 - 1:29 pm

    She’s so beautiful! Tell her to stop it! Right now! Love you girls!! <3

  • Megan WelkerSeptember 27, 2011 - 1:38 pm

    Seriously, you brought tears to me eyes! I love you! Thank you so much for documenting this exciting adventure for me!! xoxoxoxoxo

  • gladys jemSeptember 27, 2011 - 1:42 pm

    beautiful girl behind the camera, and beautiful girl in front of the camera. MEGAN-You’re so pretty. love you both! <3

  • JessicaSeptember 27, 2011 - 4:07 pm

    Three words: Pretty, fresh, and fun.

  • FaithSeptember 27, 2011 - 8:31 pm

    Megan is stunning & these images are stunning as well. 🙂

For you to remember.

Being the planner she is, Ricci set up this shoot months ago. Although, she couldn’t be here physically, she’s definitely present within each one of them . Going through these photographs, I can see her. Her smile, her heart, her spirit and most of all, her determination. It’s immensely visible through their eyes. The love Ricci...

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  • aliciaAugust 31, 2011 - 2:30 pm

    wow. there are no words for my feelings about this session. i’ve been following ricci’s story via your posts and my heart has ached for her family. these photos fill me with hope and warmth. what a beautiful gift.

  • EmAugust 31, 2011 - 2:32 pm

    beautiful. saying a prayer for this sweet family. xoxo.

  • Heidi R.August 31, 2011 - 2:37 pm

    Wow. Their story moved me to tears. I’m so glad you are there for them to capture these moments for Ricci to enjoy when she wakes up. So amazing.

  • gladys jemAugust 31, 2011 - 2:39 pm

    you’re amazing. im pretty much in tears. what a beautiful family! thinking of ricci. can’t wait for her to see these!

  • JordanaAugust 31, 2011 - 2:47 pm

    so absolutely beautiful. Ricci will absolutely adore these images!

  • DesireeAugust 31, 2011 - 3:53 pm

    I couldn’t help but get teary eyed when I saw these beautiful images. The way you captured this beautiful family was nothing short of special and timeless. They are blessed to have such an amazing photographer such as yourself to capture the images that Ricci and her family will cherish for the rest of their lives. Absolutely beautiful work.

  • ChristinaAugust 31, 2011 - 5:46 pm

    This is absolutely incredible….my constant prayers are with her and her beautiful family……their whole world has been turned upside down but you seemed to capture their strength with such ease. God bless them. A reminder to all that life is so precious….hold your family and the people in your life that you care about tightly! Squeeze the heck out of them every single day!

  • AriAugust 31, 2011 - 5:53 pm

    I LOVE how organic these phtographs are. It’s really difficult to find the beauty in such a tragic story, but you’ve done it. Your creativity has revealed the very soul of this woman through her family… it is moving and somehow inspiring. This lump in my throat lingered long enough that a tear made it’s way down my face. A tear of belief… a tear of hope. My best to Ricci and her soulmates.

  • Ashley PerezAugust 31, 2011 - 7:16 pm

    Love, love, love. I think this is my favorite session I’ve ever seen on your blog. You captured them so beautifully. What an amazing gift for this family!

  • Kelly LaneSeptember 1, 2011 - 10:09 am

    WOW! What a beautiful family! I am so sorry for what they are going through and I will definitely be praying!

  • Erin LynnSeptember 1, 2011 - 7:12 pm

    So beautiful!!!! My thoughts and prayers go out to this beautiful and brave family!

  • FalconSeptember 5, 2011 - 3:10 am

    These photos have such a sentimental feel to them. My heart goes out to them, thank you for sharing Ala 🙂

  • EvieSeptember 8, 2011 - 7:23 pm

    These are breathtaking and heartbreaking at the same time.

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