Lakeland Child Photographer [Red White & Blue Watermelon Session]

Summer Time!!!!!!  School is out, the sun is bright, and the kids are…… hungry!!! What better way to cool off than an afternoon slice of cold, fresh watermelon!

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This little girl LOVES her watermelon!!

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Of course, we had to take some time to capture some photos of this stylish girl rocking her converse….

and big brother and sister have to get in on the action too!!

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One of my favorite things about being a photographer is being able to capture photos year to year, using the same props.  Here, we have used the same flag boxes to see how this sweet girl has grown over the past 2 years!

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Contact me to schedule a Watermelon Summer Session for your child today!!!!

http://www.parkfairephoto.com   or  parkfairephoto@gmail.com

 

Lakeland Child Photographer [Creedence Rayne turns 2!]

 

Man, does time fly!!!!  It seems just yesterday that I was taking this sweet girl of mine’s newborn photos in my kitchen.. yet here we are today just a few days past her 2nd birthday!!  Just to put it into perspective.. here is that sweet newborn photo….

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But enough reminiscing (and tearing up)….

We are so very lucky to have SO. MANY. AMAZING parks here in and around Lakeland to capture such gorgeous photos!  Shoots with this little one are often hit or miss (I know.. photographer’s kid, right?? lol).  But we had a great time with these 2 year old shots!!

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For this shoot, we visited the very quiet Lower Green Swamp Nature Preserve.  Technically, this is a hiking and equestrian park, but as you can see, this is also a beautiful place to capture a few quick photos!

Our sweet girl is ALL girl, and we sure wanted to show this and her fun personality in this shoot!

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The big number “2” was a simple buy from our local Hobby Lobby with a splash of acrylic paint and some stenciling.. an easy afternoon craft.

And the flower wreath headband was a mom special as well… just a few  sprigs of the specific colors to match her party invites, a bit of hot glue, floral tape, and ribbon (and patience)!  Props don’t have to be super complicated.. DIY’s are so often much easier than you may realize!!lakeland child photographer 2 year old toddler girl purple dress pink teal gold flower headband 2

This particular picture makes me think of a future bridal portrait.  I will probably print this thing and put it up at her wedding.. Fair warning!!  I know it is a long ways away.. but I also know that moment will be here before we know it.  Can we just freeze time right here please?!?!?!

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One of the amazing things that I LOVE about this preserve is the GORGEOUS tall grass that photographs so beautifully.

Once we were done frolicking in the grass.. we ended off our day perfectly.. with dancing and twirling.  What you can’t see just off camera is the amazing daddy dancing along with his little girl.  Precious moments. Perfect memories…

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lakeland child photographer toddler girl purple dress pink teal flower headband 2 year oldThis girl has changed our world dramatically.. and all for the better!!  Her kind heartedness and hilarious personality brings us so much joy, and we could not be more blessed to be her parents!!

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Happy 2nd Birthday Sweet Creedence Rayne!!!!

If you would like to capture YOUR child’s precious birthday portraits, contact me today for a personalized session!!!

Lakeland Child Photographer [Harvest Holler Corn Maze Fun!]

 

We absolutely love this time of year!!!! The Holidays are near, and what better way to kick off the season than with a fantastic Pumpkin Festival and Corn Maze?!  Today we had such a great time exploring Harvest Holler Corn Maze in Polk City.  They pride themselves on being a real life farm… opting out of the typical bouncy houses and such that you typically find at these festivals.  They want to show off a real farm experience… and let me tell you….It was the Best experience for our family!

Being a Photog. I was over the moon with the fact that they had old farm equipment and photo ops everywhere!!!  I LOVE dressing up the little one for holidays, and couldn’t resist capturing shots of her all over the farm!

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Our first stop was at the pumpkin patch to check out all of the pumpkins.. Baby girl just loved trying to pick them all up and choosing her favorite one!

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Then we went on a hayride where we stopped and fed the cows and horses..

Our next stop was the fantastic train ride.  Little bit absolutely LOVED this and came back into the station with a huge smile.. waving like crazy!

Finally, we stopped at the corn cribs for some fun.  She thought this was the most fun ever!

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There is so much more to enjoy at Harvest Holler that we didn’t get to see it all!  There are tire swings, animals, corn hole, a country store, concessions, and of course.. the MAZE!!!  Such great family fun for all ages… we are already looking forward to our next visit to Harvest Holler!

Want to capture photos of your little ones in their cutest Holiday Attire???

Contact me today to schedule a session, or schedule a mini holiday session for your entire family today!  What are you waiting for???

www.parkfairephoto.com

parkfairephoto@gmail.com

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Lakeland Child Photographer [1st Birthday Minnie Mouse Party Dress]

So…… our camp is gearing up for a big FIRST Birthday in the next couple of weeks, which for us means… photos, photos, and more PHOTOS!!!!  In searching for a sophisticated dress for my little girl who LOVES Mickey Mouse, I came across this gem from Lillian Kate Custom Clothing.  After meeting the owner over at Lillian Kate, the two of us decided to team up our baby model with her fabulous Minnie Mouse Party Dress, and boy were we just over the moon with how amazing this dress is, and how great it turned out on film!! (okay, technically not really film, but you get the idea)!

We had such a great time capturing these photos and are looking forward to working with her in the future!!

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Visit her shop linked above, or find her on etsy: Lillian Kate Custom Clothing Etsy Shop, to order your child’s new outfit….

Then contact me at parkfairephoto@gmail.com or http://www.parkfairephoto.com schedule a photo session with Park Faire Photography!