Archive for October, 2009

A weekend trip to Chicago

October 26th, 2009 , Posted in my family

Damian and I love heading up to Chicago when we can for shopping, restaurants and just to have fun. There’s so much to see and do there. We’ve never brought the kids before…it’s always been our getaway place. Plus we tend to do so much walking when we’re there that we were worried about bringing Bella. Well, we finally decided to bring them up and they loved it! I have admit there were moments of whining about tired feet, but we had a great time as a family. They loved the subway, the rooftop on our hotel, China town and of course “the bean”. And the cute dark haired guy is my brother. Without further ado, the photos!

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Heading into the city on a cold, drizzly day

 

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getting ready to head to lunch at the Rainforest Cafe-not so good food, but the kids LOVED it.

 

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Just being silly

 

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The hat that kept falling down

 

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Waiting for the light to change

 

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She found a horse to pet

 

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I don’t know why, but they kept sitting on the escalators

 

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Christian’s reaction to the Lego store

 

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His dream Lego set

 

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Just playing

 

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Enjoying the view from the Lego Store

 

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They loved it!

 

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Someone is excited about his new Lego!

 

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Just being cute

 

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Watching for the subway

 

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Elavator fun

 

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from our rooftop

 

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From our rooftop at night

 

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Waiting for Daddy to check out

 

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 The posse heading out for the day

 

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Cute kids in Chicago :)

 

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Lunch in China town. WAY too much food.

 

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My little guy heading heading into the station

 

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Lovin’ the subway!

 

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Waiting for a bus

 

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bored

 

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The result of being bored

 

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Damian, AKA pack mule

 

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Not sure if he’s a dinosaur or if he’s a kid about to be eaten by a dinosaur?

 

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She’s a dinosaur

 

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Last stop before home, Navy Pier

 

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She might look nervous, but don’t be fooled. This girl has NO fear of heights and that scares me.

 

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At the top of the ferris wheel

 

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See if you can find Garrett, Christian and Damian

 

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See them here?

 

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She loves a merry-go-round!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall is here!

October 13th, 2009 , Posted in Indianapolis Children's Photographer, Indianapolis Photographer, my family, Personal

Ahh…my favorite season! I just love the cool weather, pulling out my favorite sweaters, mugs of hot apple cider, trips to the orchard with the kids, the stunning trees and landscapes. Sigh…Indiana is a great place to be in October. Of course all of this loveliness puts me in the mood to shoot which is good, because it seems like everyone is in the mood for photos. :) Last year I got so busy I barely had the chance to take my kids out for any fall photos. I vowed to make sure I don’t neglect their photos this year. So here are a few of Bella from a shoot at a nearby park and field.

All of these images were edited with my Summer Skies photoshop action set. Guess it works for Autumn Skies too.

 

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Could he be a redhead? – New Palestine Photographer

October 2nd, 2009 , Posted in Indianapolis Baby Photographer, Indianapolis Children's Photographer, Indianapolis Photographer

This little sweetie’s mom has gorgeous red hair (go redheads!) and I really think her little boy may inherit it from her! I know as a redheaded mom I SO wanted one of my children to have red hair and fortunately I got mine. I think she will too! This little guy wasn’t quite a newborn when he came in to have his portraits done, but he was oh so good. Check out his adorable baby chunkiness-LOVED IT!

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Adorable little man – Indianapolis Photographer

October 1st, 2009 , Posted in Indianapolis Baby Photographer, Indianapolis Children's Photographer, Indianapolis Photographer

I just adore the 6-9 month age for shoots. Just check out this sweet boy to see why. He was so cute and easy going, and loved being outdoors. At this age, they are able to sit up well (but usually can’t take off yet) and are enthralled with the world around them-which makes for a perfect portrait session! And little A. was no exception.

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