? I probably should have posted these a while back…but you know how it goes… The cobbler’s kids have no shoes, the doctor’s kids are always sick-and the photographer’s kid has no photos. I ?am making a concerted effort to be sure I get Jackson in front of the camera more (early New Year’s Resolution)!
? I couldn’t fit all the gorgeousness from Vancouver Island in one blog post last week, so I thought I’d do just one more post about the Butchart Gardens we visited while we were there..I LOVE to work in the garden, so I definitely had to check this out! Everything just grows huge there, and doesn’t burn up the way a lot of flowers seem to in the heat here. Delphiniums and foxgloves towered over my 6 foot one husband; peonies were nearly the size of my head–you literally could use just one as a bridal bouquet! I have a hard time deciding which part of the garden is my favorite–they had an amazing sunken garden that was designed to go down into a limestone quarry, a formal rose garden, Japanese garden, Italian garden…and lots of gorgeous natural areas as well.
Lauren and Brandon are getting married at The Dairy Barn in Fort Mill, South Carolina this December, so that was a natural spot for their fun, rustic engagement portrait session. The Dairy Barn has so much gorgeous land around, it’s a wonderful spot for fun and natural photographs.
This past week was a huge milestone in our family–Jackson turned one on Wednesday, April 18! We waited until Sunday to have his birthday party, and he really enjoyed himself. I had wanted to have it outdoors in the backyard we’ve been working so hard on, but the weather didn’t cooperate. Jackson had a great time anyway, and that’s what really mattered.
One of the interns, Stephanie, describes her senior thesis project which involves taking portraits using the double exposure technique.
This year, we decided to have our family get together in the mountains of Linville, NC for Christmas! Because of the snow, we didn’t make it up there until the Tuesday following Christmas!
There was still plenty of snow by the time we got there, though!