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

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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!

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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

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The Gallagher Family…Parker is ONEparker

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The Buford Family…sweet Landon and precious baby bump!

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Newborn Finn

Charlotte, NC    {newborn photographer}

 

To all you bloggers out there, you rock. I give you mad credit. I have so little time these days to blog, but today I am sharing one of my many many sessions lately.

Sweet sweet Finn was welcomed into the world by the most precious new parents, Cathrin and Drew! I photographed this awesome couple many many years ago and was over the moon excited when they contacted me with great news of a baby on the way! 🙂 I couldn’t wait to meet little Finn once he arrived. He is perfect. Chubby little perfection. I just love him. He slept like an angel and was the best newborn model for us. I hope you enjoy a peek at his greatness!!

Enjoy!!

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Kolton {hello world}

Huntersville, NC    Newborn Photography, Family Photography

 

What a wonderful little surprise it was to meet the beautiful Kiser family recently, and their brand new addition- Kolton.  I met them at a friend of their family’s home for their fun outdoor session- and quickly realized how small of a world it really is.  My Daddy grew up with the sweet man that allowed us to use his property and fabulous “toys” for our session. I love living so close to the town that I grew up in…it will always be home. 🙂 Good southern gentlemen are priceless.

Kolton was absolutely a dream for his entire session. He almost slept the whole 2-3 hours we played and let his sister snuggle all over him.  He is such a handsome baby boy. all 10lbs of him! 🙂 I loved their session, and their precious family!! Hope you enjoy it too!!

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The Knag Family

Denver, NC   Family & Children Photography

 

and yep, I am a good month behind on my blogging. typical these days…I apologize. I am going to show a few amazing shots from the Knag Family session, and then my next post is going to combine a huge group of photos, all from my sessions these past few weeks. I know, I know— not fair, and not personal…but I think most people would prefer I play a quick blogging catch up and then focus on editing their gorgeous photos for their flash drives!

So, on to the Knag Family…

gorgeous mom + handsome dad = 3 stunning little girls. This family makes me smile. Looking through their images…I can’t help but smile. They are truly beautiful inside and out…and not just for show. They are real.  And I have more respect for real then I ever will for those that are putting on a show to appear “perfect” to the world outside. I have learned so so much in these past few years of photography. One of the greatest things I have developed is my ability to read people, their love for one another, their relationships, and whether or not they are being real with themselves. I am so blessed to be able to grow through others and through these experiences with these incredible families. Three kids make you go crazy sometimes, and 3 girls might even be harder…but that’s what makes this world so beautiful to the Knags. Their chaos makes me feel a tad bit more “normal”…and I thank God for putting these people in my life.

ok enough sappy stuff for one night…the Knag Family rocks, just wait and you be the judge!!!

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Carter Man {9 months}

Charlotte, NC  Children Photography

 

I am over the moon for this little munchkin. Carter has grown so much since I first met him 9 short months ago…so strong, so active, 100% aware of his world around him, more incredibly loving every time I see him! The Clary family are genuinely one of the kindest and sweetest families I’ve ever met, and I am so grateful that they have allowed me to be a part of their lives. Sweet little Carter was a blast to play with  in the Plaza Midwood area of Charlotte- bright colors and lots to stare at made it an even better afternoon for all of us! {eclectic, to say the least!} Hope you enjoy their lil stud muffin!

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