Amanda Joy Photography

The Nelson Family

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We tried, and tried and then tried again.  

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First, their sweet little girl got sick and then my sister had a baby, successfully rescheduling our plans not once... but twice.

 

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Meet Brooklyn: Spunky, sweet and totally happy go lucky. (And quite adorable in pink!)

 

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Meet Noah: Genius, energetic, and wrapped up in his own little world. (His world must be pretty fantastic!)

 

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With this family, it was the dad that contacted me about doing pictures... a rare but amazing privilege.

 

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I found myself seeing their family through his eyes the entire session...

 

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And I couldn't help but see all the love and beauty.

 

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We've been trying to set something up for a year now, and everything finally fell into place. (Just like this photo - OH. MY. WORD. Noah... you're gonna be famous someday with those cheeks. I want your autograph.)

 

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I loved how relaxed they all were!!

 

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Tennille is a teacher, so it's only natural that they all brought books! :)

 

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I love these next two: Mom is all organized and patient...

 

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And dad is being a goof-ball. :)

 

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(I'm assuming that's pretty typical for their family... and I LOVE it!)

 

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The evening unfolded with secret E.T. handshakes...

 

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Sweet moments with mom and dad alone...

 

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And bubbles.

 

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OH!! The bubbles. :)

 

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HUGE props to my husband for being an amazing bubble maker - while still successfully staying out of my shots (love you, babe!).

 

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Then we finished up with some puddles... because every photo shoot should end with a puddle jump or two.

 

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Erik, Tennille, Noah and Brooklyn: You guys rock my world. Thanks for finally making this happen with me and for being so flexible! I loved every second of it; enjoy your photos! :)