Hannah is 6, On the Beaver River

As a girl from Beaver County, I love rivers…and so you can imagine how excited I was to meet Hannah and her mom, Amanda, for a session on the Beaver River at dusk. I’ve been photographing Hannah since she was a baby and each year her mom comes up with a fun theme to try for each session. This year was “painting on the river at sunset.” Amanda and Hannah visit the river a lot, so it just felt like the perfect location. The last image is one of my all time favs! Happy birthday, sweet girl! Can’t wait to see what we do next year!


Hannah 2 year Portraits — Children Photography — Brady’s Run Park, PA

My session with Hannah and her mom, Amanda, could not have gone better. Amanda and I have been planning this shoot for several months and the weather spoiled our plans back in March. The weekend we planned for originally was really cold, freezing rain, and just general yucky-ness.

The evening of this shoot, we couldn’t have had better conditions! Spring light makes me nervous because it is very harsh and blue most of the day, so I scheduled the shoot for 7pm thinking that would give the sun time to “soften and yellow up” as it often does near sunset. Combine with the money location of the shallow stream behind the ice rink at Brady’s Run, I soon realized we hit the jack pot! Continue reading → Hannah 2 year Portraits — Children Photography — Brady’s Run Park, PA