One of the most rewarding parts of being a photographer has been the people I have met and the stories they have shared with me. I have had cried in the car following a handful of consultations and sessions, inspired and overwhelmed by the courage these clients have drawn on in the face of adversity. It is always a pleasure to capture the joyful moments for families and couples to remember, but for those trying to make lemonade out of lemons, I am both deeply humbled and honoured. The stakes are higher. For many of these clients, it is a turning point in their lives, and these photos are part of that first step towards healing and growing.
Rita is due any second now as I write this post. She was 36.5 weeks when we did this session a week and a half ago, we were lucky to have booked a day that worked for both of us before Christmas. These photos mark a new beginning for her, her beautiful daughter Verity, and their new baby, nicknamed Chickadoan! The aim was to capture their special mother-daughter relationship before the arrival of baby number two.
I feel like we got it.
Thank you Rita & Sweet Verity for welcoming us into your home and allowing me to capture these special moments for you. It truly truly was a great honour.