~ Welcome Everly ~ ATLANTA NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHER ~

Welcome baby Everly!! Any day I get to work with a newborn is a good day & today was a very good day. I spent my afternoon getting my baby fix with this adorable little girl and her precious family.  I mean have you ever seen a baby in a turban?  Me neither, but it doesn’t get much cuter!  Her big brother was so excited to be able hold his “baby sister” and how about that bow tie?  Thank you so much for trusting me to document this special time in your life.

 

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~ Clem Snide ~ With All My Heart ~

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~ Baby Olivia ~ ATLANTA NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY ~

Well, I’m batting zero this summer for birth photography… My first baby decided to come on his own and his Mom birthed him in the mini-van… No worries, I had another birth coming up mid-August.  I’d warned the Mom that I would be in Costa Rica until the very beginning of August, but it shouldn’t be a problem…unless the baby comes nearly 2 weeks early and super fast, which she did!!  Baby Olivia was in a hurry to join us – but at least she waited until they got to the hospital.

But all’s well that ends well and I got to meet up with Olivia and her fabulous family a week later for a beautiful newborn session!  It was such a treat for me to see her older sister – the last time I’d seen her was when she was a few hours old (I made it to her birth).  A funny story, right after I got to their home, I was pulling up a large window blind for more light and inadvertently pulled it off the wall (*sorry*)…which upset Mila to no end…she must have walked by 50 times, pointed at the blinds and said “you broke that!” ~hanging my head in shame~

Thank you so much for trusting me with these images!

Really, Mila tried to steal the show – she nearly did it too with her yoga poses…I mean check those out, they are perfect!  I know tons of spandexed women who would die for that downward facing dog!!

 

Baby Olivia from Lindsey Lingenfelter on Vimeo.

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~ The Wisenbakers ~ ATLANTA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER ~

Oh My Goodness!  What a treat this session was!  It wasn’t too long after we moved back to Atlanta that I had the opportunity to photograph these two for the 1st time.  One was nearly 5 and the other wasn’t even walking yet!!  Fast forward 5 years later and one move across the globe and here we are again! I was thrilled when they called me and said they were home for the summer visiting grandparents and wanted to meet up again for family pictures…minus Mom who stayed home to run the family business.  We met up at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and had the best time catching up (I talk a lot!), exploring the gardens and making these images. I loved seeing how much these two have grown up and hearing all about their new lives, new language and what foods they miss the most when they are away (Grandma’s black beans & yellow rice).  It was pretty awesome watching them paint their names in Japanese calligraphy at the Garden’s water painting wall.  It was such a great morning and I hope it won’t be another 5 years before I can meet up with the Wisenbakers again!!

Wisenbaker Family from Lindsey Lingenfelter on Vimeo.

~ Willie Nelson ~ I’ve Loved You All Over the World

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~ 50 Years!! ~ ATLANTA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY

When I was approached by Mary to photograph her parents 50th wedding anniversary I knew it was an event I did not want to miss!  Together with her sister, Tonya, they threw their parents the loveliest anniversary party.  It was the perfect celebration, surrounded by family and friends, in the most delightful of locations, with a delicious dinner catered by their family’s business.  Perhaps the sweetest part of the evening was a musical arrangement by the grandchildren, especially written for their Grandparents.

Both sisters told me that this party was the least they could do for their parents who have done so much for them and their families.  I actually had several guests come up to me, separately, and say “I bet you don’t photograph many 50th anniversary parties…it’s a real accomplishment!”  I’d say the real accomplishment with this family is the love and loyalty that they all have for each other!!

Tveit 50th Anniversary from Lindsey Lingenfelter on Vimeo.

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~ Grant’s Bar Mitzvah ~ ATLANTA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER ~

It was such an honor for me to photograph Grant’s Bar Mitzvah rehearsal last week!  What a treat to be around such an outstanding young man!  I know he made his parents & family proud, heck, I was proud for him!!  Thank you for having me witness such a sacred moment in your family’s life!

Kol Haneshamah (Psalm 150) :: The Chorus of Congregation Bet Haverim

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~ Line Family ~ ATLANTA BIRTH PHOTOGRAPHER !

I am so excited to be working with the Line family!  Already a party of four they are eagerly awaiting Baby #3 – because we all know – the more the merrier!!  I met these four at a lovely lake to introduce myself, get to know them better and to capture this special time in their lives!  I’ve also been invited to capture the birth of this baby!  So I’m excited to report that there’s more to come!!!!

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~ Maharrey Family ~ ATLANTA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER ~

Oh how I look forward to my visits with the Maharrey family!  They didn’t disappoint this time either!  In fact, it was one of my favorite visits yet, because we got to explore around their 9 acres!  A creek!  Can you believe it?  What kid wouldn’t love to have a creek running through their backyard?  And that barn? A treasure trove!  Bubba, Jodie’s Dad kept peeking his head out & saying… “Nancy, you won’t believe what I found!”

Thanks y’all for having me out!  I can’t wait until the next time!!

 

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~ Koepenick Family ~ ATLANTA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER ~

What a treat it was to be able to spend part of my Saturday afternoon with the Keopenick family – decorating their tree, getting ready for the holiday’s, watching Midnight their beloved dog jump on the trampoline and trying to come up with the perfect holiday card image…

My favorite part of lifestyle sessions like this one, is coming home and editing their images and seeing the fun and loving interactions between family members I may have missed with my eye firmly behind the camera.  You know, sometimes sessions get a little hectic…it’s tough being six and expected to smile & entertain the lady with a big camera… but somehow, when I look at these images – I don’t see any of that…I just get to see the love and joy that the family has for each other.  Thanks Koepenick Family for letting me be a part of your day!

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~ Beall Family ~ ATLANTA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER ~

I’ve said it before…I’ll say it again…I love these folks!!  Its always a treat to hang out with the Bealls, and this year was no different!  Sarah keeps coming up with the greatest ideas for their sessions!  This year it was a giant, pink flamingo pool float. It’s so warm here in Georgia right now that the pool float was the perfect idea!  Thanks for having me out again!

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