David + Lorna | Maternity

I’ve been friends with Lorna and David since they started attending our church back in 2008. After many years of study and hard work, Lorna has completed her doctorate and David has completed his master’s degree! Both are starting new jobs, and OH YEAH… they’re having a BABY GIRL! Wow, what a year for these two (almost three)! Congratulations to your highly accomplished family, guys! I can’t wait to meet and photograph Julia next month!

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Luke is 1!

It was such a pleasure to work with this little dude for the second time after doing his newborn photos last year! I can’t believe how much he chunked up! We had lots of giggles and fun with cake– what a cutie!

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Sophie | Newborn

My previous post featured my friend Laurie, her husband Nick, their sweet little girl Leah, and a very cute bump.  I’m always so thrilled when maternity sessions lead to newborn sessions!  Laurie is a fellow photographer and friend, and we’ve both fallen in love with lifestyle newborn photography.  Over the past few months I have been transitioning my newborn work from posed images to more natural, family relationships.  I adore the interactions between parents and their little ones, and I’m so excited to be starting this new project since baby Rishty #2 is on the way next month!  In fact, Laurie and I have been participating in an online community of lifestyle newborn photographers, and today we are both involved in a connecting our blogs to other newborn photographer’s work!  If you’re interested in a taste of various lifestyle newborn styles, investigate this blog post:  http://www.sarahharriganphoto.com/?p=75

If you keep searching through some links, you will eventually find a post by Laurie herself!

Thank you, little Sophie, for being such a doll and a sweet little model for these heartwarming images.  You are so loved already!

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Laurie | Maternity

I’m so thrilled with how my first “lifestyle maternity” session turned out! Laurie is a fellow photographer and fellow pregnant mama with an older daughter, so we have lots in common and always tons to talk about whenever we see each other! She will be doing my maternity photos tomorrow. I love how this shoot offers a glimpse into their lives, their sweet family, and their beautiful home! Thanks, Laurie, Nick, Leah, & little girl for hanging out with me!

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Baby Grace | Newborn

We had an absolutely perfect winter morning with this beautiful lady! She was so cooperative, sleepy, and sweet! Her parents were a joy to talk to and I adored capturing the love they all had for each other. Congratulations, Brooke & Tom on your precious little daughter!

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The “M” Family | Families

I’m just thrilled with how these all turned out! We had such a fun time at Springton Manor Farm with the smiliest little guy ever… you’d never know it from his demeanor, but this little 1-year-old had skipped his nap today and somehow still managed to put out the best grins imaginable! It’s been so fun working with this bunch so many times now. Can’t wait until next session! — at Springton Manor Farm.

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The “O” Family | Families

This was my first time shooting at Ridley Creek State Park, and it was completely PACKED with other photographers that night! No surprise, either, considering how amazing the foliage was and how many fun locations there were to shoot. I had an amazing time with this family, and particularly their adorably cute twin two-year-old girls! We had lots of giggles and fun in the leaves. I’m so proud to have captured this family in their element!

— at Ridley Creek State Park.

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The “M” Family | Families

I’m just thrilled with how these all turned out! We had such a fun time at Springton Manor Farm with the smiliest little guy ever… you’d never know it from his demeanor, but this little 1-year-old had skipped his nap today and somehow still managed to put out the best grins imaginable! It’s been so fun working with this bunch so many times now. Can’t wait until next session! — at Springton Manor Farm.

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The “O” Family | Family

This beautiful family was so much fun! I am thrilled I was able to do their family photos for the second year in a row and see how little Miss E and little J have grown in stature and personality! I had the chance to see their lovely home and property and had a blast chasing everyone around the yard last Saturday. What a great time!

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The “V” Family | Family

This was my 3rd time working this this amazing family… last year I did fall family portraits, this summer I did Valerie’s newborn photos, and I’m proud to be doing their family pictures again this year!  I’m so thrilled with how photogenic this family of 5 is and I had such an amazing time capturing their smiles, styles, and personalities.  Thank you for working with me once again!

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