I am so happy to reveal to you today our recent fall family photos. Now this post may be heavy with photos, but I just couldn’t be more proud. Not only are my babies (hubby included) just so precious, but I just love these photos and the setting and photographer behind it all.
Several months ago I was reintroduced to a young woman I had known in my college days named Cary or better known as Cary Elizabeth. I read where she was in need of some practice photographing local people and for non-profit as she had been in need of building her portfolio. I immediately responded, and correspondence began again.
She suggested that we meet for coffee to look over her past work or inspirations and it was here that she introduced me to her new photography website Cary Elizabeth . You should definitely check out her past works and maybe even some more of our family photos there.
Cary did some research before our meeting to figure out what kind of style of photos we liked being photographed in. With our size family of 6, all I could tell her was to wing it and just shoot the camera as staging photos would be difficult with 3 babies, and so she did.
I couldn’t be more proud like I said, of my babies and Cary Elizabeth but also of the setting for these photos. The setting of these photos took place at Roanoke College where my hubby now attends school. The campus is just AMAZINGLY beautiful.
Obviously you can tell we went with a common theme of colors in our pictures. We choose maroon, white and grey colors as these are the colors of the college (and of most of the colleges around here for that matter) but we had a tough time finding anything maroon, especially for the girls and myself as girls just don’t wear maroon. For the boys-easy peasy. I got this Roanoke College Maroon’s shirt at a Goodwill, and the girls clothing items came from our local second hand shop “Once Upon a Child.” The boys outfits came from a mixture of Wal-mart, Goodwill and hand-me-downs.
I want to let you know that if you are in the Roanoke, Virginia area or around here that Cary Elizabeth is offering free photo shoots, my brother-in-law and his family are in on it already. So book a photo shoot with her by e-mailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org or going to her website here. Now on to some cute baby photos.
Loves and Kisses from the Garay family! Happy Fall!
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