I went to Corey and Joe’s house to photograph the arrival of their newborn baby girl Harper, and arrived to find an elated set of parents, one very beautiful girl, and two VERY EXCITED DOGGOS! Corey told me that she’s always wanted to be a mother and it shows! She was surprisingly awake and looking fabulous and I think she was running on 100% excitement. And AS SHE SHOULD BE because Harper is a little bundle of adorable joy. She was a trooper through the entire session and multiple costume changes, and also gets along well with her two doggo siblings, Sandy and Bailey. Harper is the proud owner of a little dreamboat of a nursery – completely with sweet wooden toy camera! – that her parents put together for her, as well a series of what I’ve determined to be extremely cute baby clothes (there were too many that I wanted to put her in, and while we didn’t get to all of them, we DID get to the fox pants, thank goodness). Joe was also super excited to have a baby girl, and together him and Corey make a great couple and great parents (Joe was super sweet to make sure Corey was eating during the session, but then I promptly took her breakfast and put it in the closet, sorry). Can’t wait to see what adventures await Harper, and what a fierce little photographer she may become.
We are always so happy to keep in touch with our awesome couples, and Brooke and David are no exception. And let’s be honest, their cat Spencer is pretty great too. We photographed their wedding back in May 2014 and have been keeping in touch with them and Spencer ever since, happily watching on from a respectful but also kind of creepy distance as Brooke writes tasty, tasty recipes on her foodie blog, Never Any Thyme (named after everyone’s favorite Jessie Spano “I’m So Excited” freakout), and giving her positive but insistent encouragement to bring back her bangs. Brooke is also crafty as hell, and knits stuff that is adorable and completely unattainable with my skill level. I admire her greatly. David isn’t on Instagram so I can’t stalk him as much and Spencer unfortunately doesn’t have his own account yet (hint) but I have high hopes for their adorable little offspring named Finn to have his own hashtag. Look at him! He is adorable and squishy and we are so, so happy for Brooke and David! This kid is a champ. I think he maybe cried for .2 seconds during the shoot, and the rest of the time he drank his entire weight in milk and fell asleep and let us do whatever we wanted. Brooke craved a lot of pineapple during her pregnancy, so we wrapped him in a pineapple swaddle, took some pictures, and called it a day. We also surrounded him with oranges? Because… we didn’t have any pineapple… ? And also… citrus is all the same, right? Wait, I just Googled it, and pineapple isn’t even a citrus. Uggggggh.