Jump on in…

Davidson, NC

and the sharing continues from the last post… enjoy!! next post will be my personal pics…

let the beauty sharing begin!!! xx

 

 

Advertisements

Oh sweet November

Charlotte, NC                   {family photography} {child photography}

 

Woohoo November is a whirlwind…all I’ve been doing is eating bags of chocolates, editing and taking thousands of photos of gorgeous people. And oh yes, loving on my baby boys too!

I don’t have much time for small chat due to the fact people are ready to get their Christmas cards rolling and they’re awaiting their beautiful photos from me— so here is a quick peek at some of the glitter that has been in front of my lens lately!

PS- Thanksgiving is less than a week away. oh my. I am so crazy Thankful.

PPS- This weekend begins my fun Christmas Tree farm minis up in the mountains!! I cannot wait to show you the end result!!! yay!!

xo Heather

orsini

untitled-113 copy copy

untitled-129 copy copy

sheedy

untitled-176 copy 1 copy

untitled-213 copy b

collage

untitled-234 copy b copy

untitled-227 copy

untitled-334 copy 1 copy

untitled-413 copy b1 copy

Untitled-1

untitled-201 copy b copy

Sink Family copy

untitled-624 copy copy

untitled-1144 copy 1

untitled-1091 copy copy

untitled-616 copy copy

untitled-628 copy copy copy

howard girls

untitled-523 copy copy

untitled-429 copy copy

untitled-214 copy copy

Untitled-1

JULIAN1

lilguy copy

untitled-434 copy copy

collage

untitled-322 copy copy

untitled-248 copy copy

untitled-196 copy copy

collage

untitled-312 copy 1 copy

untitled-344 copy

small

BridgewaterCollage-11x14

untitled-18 copy 1 copy

fam

collage

untitled-21 copy 1 copy

and just a few of my crazy boys ❤

ras boys

untitled-90-2 copy

untitled-66 copy

untitled-77 copy copy

beck

 

 

 

 

 

Here.

Davidson, NC      {family photography}  {child photography}

I am still in a moving coma, but I am here. We made it. Moving isn’t for the light hearted. Well, moving with 4 kids and 2 dogs isn’t.

Holy.

I am living out of boxes still…a month after we moved. And we may be living out of boxes until January. (ya’ll know this is a photographers craziest time of the year!) I don’t even know how I convinced myself to sit down long enough to blog this morning. But I did. WOOHOO!!! 🙂 I deserve a 3rd coffee. And maybe a 2nd bag of those amazing little lindt lindor limited edition peppermint white chocolate truffles I just killed between my sentences.

So, I have been juggling this insane weather, lots of newborns and a FULL schedule of sessions this month…and I have a great feeling that none of that is slowing down anytime soon. The monsoons we had here really ruined a couple weeks of sessions. But I did get to “start” working on my new office in our new home. I got myself a new desk, new rug and a bunch of fun stuff to add to my happy editing space. I will be sitting here. daily. often. Why not make it my one “girlie” place?! I may not be able to find socks, or pants but you better believe I know where every tiny newborn hat, charging cord and memory card is.

I want to share a few of the families I’ve been capturing lately and our last family shot in front of our old home! 🙂 Hope you enjoy! I’ll hopefully be back here soon…with even more memories to share! xo

My Crazy Family ❤

untitled-11-2 copy

and I needed to start off this fall post with this squishy-cheeked PUMPKIN

untitled-172 copy copy

Family Love

untitled-169 copy copy

untitled-263-2 copy copy copy

heather

our friend…

 

untitled-15-2 copy copy

untitled-163 copy copy

Harris

untitled-75 copy b copy

untitled-82 copy 2 copy

untitled-100 copy 2 copy

kids

untitled-777 copy copy

Hill

untitled-761 copy copy

untitled-785-2 copy copy

untitled-804 copy copy

Love this newborn session ❤

play

untitled-52 copy 1 copy

carter

untitled-394 copy copy copy

matthews

untitled-609 copy 1 copy

quade

untitled-658 copy copy

untitled-696-2 copy copy

awesome outtake ❤

untitled-590 copy copy

frank

untitled-488 copy copy

troy

ovitsky

Such happiness ❤

collage

rheault

 

 

The Summer disappears…

Charlotte, NC    {family photography} {child photography}

 

So as you all have noticed…blogging hasn’t been on the top of my list lately. Like for the past 8 months actually. eek! Which also means my itty bitty baby is 8 months old already! Where do the days go?! I have so much to share and post that I really don’t know where to begin. hmmm. Our crazy family has been bouncing off the walls and trees (as usual) and we haven’t had one moment to consider even a thought of boredom. I have been doing tons and tons of sessions all over the city and I’m loving all the gorgeous families and babies! I even had a chance to sneak in a couple camping trips and a fun commercial photo shoot on the beach for the fabulous Shades Kids in Florida! In between all the chaos my camera broke. That was not fun. Nikon took her in and gave her a lot of love…so we are together again! whew! Ohhh and our home is under contract and we are moving in just a few weeks to a new home in Davidson! Oh no big deal. Just packing up a house full of crazies and all their belongings. 🙂

I am going to do my very best to update you guys more often and keep you up to date on our move too! Say a little prayer. Hopefully I will survive the move and the beginning of school! Enjoy these gorgeous people. and all their love stories.

xo

untitled-163 copy 1 copy

 

Hyun Ahuntitled-74 copy

untitled-280 copy

untitled-50 copy

untitled-88 copy copy

untitled-284-2 copy copy

untitled-236 copy copy

untitled-367-2 copy copy

elliott

untitled-215 copy copy

untitled-18-2 copy

untitled-1 copy

untitled-112 copy copy

untitled-149 copy

untitled-157 copy

untitled-11 copy copy

untitled-73 copy 1 copy

untitled-165 copy copy

untitled-192 copy 2 copy

untitled-261 copy copy

henry

untitled-99 copy1 copy

Untitled-1

untitled-136 copy

untitled-26-2 copy

untitled-21 copy

untitled-99-2 copy

Hudson

untitled-201 copy copy

untitled-116-2 copy copy

untitled-193 copy copy

untitled-20-2 copy copy

untitled-78-2-2 copy copy

untitled-31-2 copy 1 copy

ps- I have the very best 2 jobs on this planet. ❤ #mom #photographer

 

 

 

Spring fun!!! Bring on SUMMER!!!

Charlotte, NC    {family photography} {child photography} 

Another month passes…and I am still behind with blogging. darn. Actually it’s a month and a half to be exact. May is such a busy and fun month though. May brings on all the beautiful flowers and people…with very little rainy ruined days! NC has been blessed with incredible weather so I’ve had barely a moment away from my camera or computer. So many brand new baby miracles, graduates starting onto a new page in their lives and families coming together and sharing their stories with me and my camera. It has been full of blessings!  And since today is the first day of June, I thought I’d celebrate with a new blog post and flood your eyes with my gorgeous clients! ❤

GOAL OF THE MONTH: I am going to try to bring my camera out for my own little dudes more…so hopefully I’ll have some new photos to share with all of you soon! And one day I will start a mom blog with all the ridiculous/hilarious stories that happen to us or around us on a daily basis. Maybe that will be next month’s goal. Seriously- you guys wouldn’t even believe all the craziness that goes on around the Ras home! 🙂

Bring on Summer and all it’s awesomeness!

xo Heather

untitled-436 copy copy

untitled-373 copy 3 copy

untitled-297-2 copy copy

untitled-283 copy copy

untitled-125-2 copy copy

untitled-60 copy copy

untitled-77 copy copy

untitled-230-2 copy copy

untitled-143 copy copy

untitled-281 copy copy

untitled-409-2 copy copy

untitled-340 copy copy

Untitled-1

untitled-724 copy copy

untitled-644-2 copy copy

untitled-697 copy copy

untitled-766 copy copy

Untitled-1

untitled-57 copy copy

folk

untitled-138 copy copy

untitled-99 copy copy 1

untitled-63 copy copy

untitled-119 copy copy

laughey

untitled-261 copy copy

untitled-192 copy 2 copy

untitled-165 copy copy

untitled-73 copy 1 copy

untitled-11 copy copy

untitled-207 copy 1 copy b

untitled-303 copy copy

untitled-167-2 copy b copy

Untitled-1

untitled-207 copy b1 copy

untitled-199 copy 1 copy

untitled-328-2 copy copy

untitled-75 copy copy

untitled-317-2 copy copy

untitled-125 copy copy

angel

untitled-129 copy copy

untitled-220 copy

untitled-60 copy 2 copy

snider

untitled-177 copy copy

untitled-412 copy 1 copy

shinn

untitled-201 copy copy

untitled-193 copy copy

untitled-116-2 copy copy

untitled-159 copy copy

untitled-334 copy copy

untitled-18-2 copy copy

untitled-209-2 copy

untitled-261-2 copy

untitled-160-2 copy

maggie

untitled-261-2 copy

untitled-281-2 copy 1

Fink

untitled-260 copy copy

untitled-309-2 copy copy

untitled-397 copy copy

untitled-598 copy

untitled-536 copy

untitled-546 copy

untitled-541 copy

untitled-582 copy

untitled-596 copy

and last but certainly not least our amazing friend Michelle has a community of friends, family and loved ones that have continued to support her through her 2nd battle with cancer…We love you <3MWA!

untitled-26 copy 2 copy

untitled-89 copy copy

Hudson {6 months}

Davidson, NC   {child photography, family photography}

 

To start off my return to work and the beginning of a beautiful year I was fortunate enough to photograph a family that I just adore. I met them a little over 6 months ago for the very first time when I came to their home to photograph their brand name baby boy Hudson! I had no idea how awesome these new parents were.  The had me at “hello, sorry about the dogs.”  Since then I have loved keeping in touch with them and watching their sweet Hudson grow up!

So my first session back started with a blow out poo from my 4 week old baby, which delayed us by a few minutes but it sure added the perfect humor to our session.  They were wonderful sports about it and not to mention it was FREEZING outside. I love my clients. Hudson was a super trooper. He rocked every single moment. And his flirt look about knocked me off my feet. I’ll take him home- no problem. He’ll add in perfectly with our crew of boys!

I hope you see all the love and humor in this sweet family the same way I do! 🙂 enjoy! xo

hudson

untitled-213 copy 1 copy

untitled-244-2 copy copy

untitled-267 copy copy

untitled-277 copy 1 copy

untitled-292 copy copy

Fall Mini Session Fun

Charlotte, NC     {family photographer} {child photographer}

 

Our mini sessions this Fall have been overwhelmingly successful!!! I am loving all the fun styles and locations, then adding in all the gorgeous families- equals perfection!! We have completely lucked out with the weather thus far too! Yesterday’s sessions were actually hot~ I was in shock!! I know this is a crazy time of year for everyone so I’m keeping this short and sweet…check out this beautiful loves!!!

 

 

 

 

untitled-153-2 copy copy

untitled-126-2 copy copy

kester

untitled-175-2 copy 1 copy

kester 2

untitled-187 copy 1

untitled-79-2 copy 1 copy copy

untitled-6-2 copy1 copy

untitled-92-2 copy copy 1

untitled-17 copy b copy

untitled-36 copy copy

untitled-132-2 copy copy

untitled-94 copy copyuntitled-298 copy copy

untitled-283 copy b1 copyUntitled-1

untitled-247 copy copy

untitled-173 copy b copy

 

And here are a few from my family this past week too 🙂 I’m not giving away any of the family Christmas card shots yet…but soon they will come too! 🙂 I can’t believe how fast this baby boy is growing!!!

maternity copy

funwithediting8 copy

untitled-355 copy sunset

 

oops…I’m slightly behind with BLOGGING!!!

Charlotte, NC  {family photography}

 

There is a good chance many friends, clients and new beautiful faces have come here to my blog in the last two months and noticed how lame I am with keeping my blog updated. #bloggerfail Yes, not a very proud moment. BUT…I am NOT behind on my editing or my sessions or my kids or my family or my friends (ok I may be a tad behind on that one too!)— it’s FALL YA’LL!!! Fall is here and that means crisp air, beautiful colors, pumpkin EVERYTHING and most of all my busiest time of year! With that being said- my blogging and updating comes last in the line up. I hope you all don’t mind!  I do try to keep my facebook page (www.facebook.com/heathermariephotographync ) updated daily with sneak peeks and any other fun info I have up my sleeve!

I just counted…I am 41 sessions behind on the blog. Can you even imagine? WHOA. Sorry guys. I will make it up to you on my maternity leave surely. What else will I want to do while I’m snuggling my newest little ninja?!

Speaking of that…my personal update {obviously skip this part if you have no interest with this} is great! This baby is a beast. Measuring ahead and staying up high so I remember he is ALWAYS there. We both are loving this cooler weather though! His big brothers are getting excited about his arrival into this world. “Mom when is our brother going to pop out?” “Mom I think the baby is going to beat Cade in soccer once he gets out of there.” -daily questions and comments flow around our home.

Back to the Photography: I’ve already had our first 2 mini session dates and they were completely successful in all ways! The weather worked out for us and all the families looked amazing! Plus it was great exercise for me! I loved playing with all the precious little ones! I feel incredibly blessed to be able to do what I love and also call it my job– you guys make that possible for me. Thank you. A million times.

I have been booked solid for the year for months now and I am so very grateful. I do hate letting people down now this close to Christmas card season that I don’t have any openings but I am doing a wait list and filling any cancellations off of that the moment I get one. So far- it’s working!! I am currently booking 2015 clients and filling spots very quickly if anyone is looking for next year sessions. Lots of the Spring slots are full, and we have TONS of 2015 babies on the horizon! YAY!!!

I want to share a few photos from the past month + with you guys, and hopefully all the sneak peeks very soon!! I hope you enjoy all the beauty that I get to see every day…

xo

Heather

PS- can you believe it’s already time for the Holidays?! WHAT?????

untitled-234-2 copy 1 copy copy Vandeventer untitled-89-2 copy copy untitled-100-2 copy copy jax untitled-133 copy copy untitled-323 copy copy untitled-341 copy copy untitled-413 copy copy Untitled-1 untitled-20 copy copy untitled-48-2 copy copy Bay 1 copy untitled-45 copy copy Bayuntitled-94-2 copy copy bay 2 copyuntitled-244-2 copy copy untitled-332-2 copy copy Untitled-1 Untitled-1 untitled-88-2 copy copy untitled-159-2 copy copyuntitled-48 copy copy 1 untitled-51 copy copy 1 PRELAR untitled-221 copy copy1 untitled-296-2 copy1 copy 1 untitled-33 copy 1 copy untitled-162 copy copy untitled-1-2 copy copy untitled-44-2 copy copy FB untitled-188 copy copy untitled-279 copy copy williams untitled-9-2 copy copy untitled-20 copy copy untitled-47-2 copy crop copy untitled-231 copy untitled-216 copy copy untitled-304-2 copy copy burton untitled-24-2 copy copy untitled-42 copy copy untitled-116 copy 1 copy untitled-81-2 copy 3 copy untitled-118 copy 1 copy untitled-158 copy texture copy untitled-71 copy copy Julian 1 untitled-113 copy copy untitled-164 copy copy untitled-135-2 copy copy

CAM is ONE!!

Cornelius, NC     {family photography, child photography}

 

I cannot believe how incredibly fast this past year has gone! I feel like I was doing Cam’s newborn photos a short few weeks ago honestly! But apparently not– he’s getting ready to turn ONE!!! I love Megan and Robert (his cool parents)- they are hilarious and always make for a great time! Cam is such a cool dude too. His hair will melt you, and oh don’t forget those baby blues! He was such a happy guy for his session, until we brought out the cake! Maybe it was the melted cake that pissed him off but the poor little muffin was quickly over it! He still made for some awesome cake pics! I hope you enjoy!!

 

untitled-137 copy

untitled-31 copy copy

untitled-71 copy copy

untitled-134 copy

untitled-95 copy

untitled-97 copy

Cam

July Photography Mix

Charlotte, NC   {family photographer, child photographer, newborn photographer}

 

*Personal Update:

Some of you may have already heard the fantastic news about our little family, but for those of you who are still in the dark—- BABY BOY #4 is on his way!!! We are so excited to announce this little miracle to our family, friend and the world! He is already so loved! I am due towards the end of December this year but with the other 3 coming at least 4 weeks early- we expect him to arrive towards the end of November! I will be continuing to work as usual through our wild Fall season but will take most of December off with my growing family. Lots of celebrating up ahead!! God’s grace and plan once again, has truly amazed us! Thank you all for the support and love you have shown our family. I can’t wait to share another little love bug with you all! (lots of new baby photos will be pouring on here!) 

 

Now for a fun mega mix of some of the wonderful families and children I have photographed this month! I have the best clients ever!! They shine, just look and see!! Enjoy!!!

 

Handsome Newborn Jake

untitled-96 copy b copy

untitled-37 copyuntitled-61-2 copy

untitled-134 copy

 

The Gallagher Family…Parker is ONEparker

untitled-23 copy

untitled-35 copy

untitled-58 copy

untitled-98-2

untitled-108 copy

The Buford Family…sweet Landon and precious baby bump!

untitled-72-2 copy 1 copy

untitled-20-2-2

untitled-40-2 copy

untitled-85-2-2

untitled-185 copy