Elliot | Dumas, Arkansas Newborn Photographer

This sweet, squishy baby boy was born right before the world changed.  Understandably, due to the uncertainty of everything that was going on, mama and daddy decided to put off newborn pictures until they felt safe (which is what I would have done as well!).  The window of time that’s the best for a newborn session is within the first 12-14 days of course, but let me just tell you about this baby…..he was a DREAM!  He was so calm and easy going!  We did everything we had planned to do, and finally during the last set at the end he made a peep.

Mama’s with older newborns, this is for you:  don’t EVER put off newborn portraits because you think your baby is too ‘old’ for them (outside of that 12-14 day window).  That window of time is suggested because it’s when your precious baby can still bend and form easily into those ‘womb’ positions, and they’re still a little more sleepy that normal.  This sweet baby boy is proof that they can still be done perfectly.  Although at the time your baby may not seem super new and fresh to you at that 6-8 week mark, a year from now (or 10), THIS will be a newborn in your eyes ❤

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Abbie | McGehee, Arkansas Senior Photographer

If there ever was a contagious smile, this girl has it.  Abbie can light up a room when she walks in.  She can also pull off a perfect ‘serious’ look- which is harder than you think!  She chose the perfect location just outside of Dermott for her session.  Gorgeous barns, pecan trees, and a front porch full of southern charm….a photographers dream!

I photographed Abbies older brother, Griffin, a few years back when he was a senior, and (although guys don’t like to hear this lol!) he’s just as photogenic as she is.  To me, it is the highest honor to have a family come back to you time after time for portraits.   That tells and shows you that you’ve done something right ❤

SO without making you wait any longer, here are some of Abbie’s favorites from her session:

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Arshaan | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

Here’s a little sunshine for your rainy day 🙂

Arshaan is so clever and witty.  He’s crazy talented and can play the drums like no other! He was blessed to get his dream car last year, and she even has her own instagram page!  She likes taking selfies 😉

I had the pleasure of taking his sisters senior portraits several years back, so it’s always an honor when parent’s come back as a repeat client!  I’m thankful I get the opportunity to serve them again!

Here are their favorites of Arshaan!

McGehee High School Class of 2019

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Neida | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”

-Audrey Hepburn

 

Neida is quiet, but definitely don’t count her out.  She has this determination about her- a drive- that makes her a quiet contender.  She didn’t talk a whole lot during our session, but her sisters and I made up for it.  They also helped me get some good laughs out of Neida, which made for some gorgeous images.  She’s such a sweet, sweet young woman, and I’m so thankful I got to shoot her senior session.

Here are her favorites:

 

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Jenna | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

Jenna was so fun to work with!  When she smiles, her eyes just sparkle.  I told her that if she had a theme song to her session, it would be ‘Girls just want to have fun!’!
Check out her favorites!

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Shelby | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

Blonde hair, blue eyes, and dimples.  Shelby can put a check mark by all 3.  She grew up close to the water, so we made sure to incorporate that in her session, since that’s just who she is.  I bet you’ll never guess where she plans to attend college next fall 🙂

Here are Shelby’s favorites

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Anna | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

I’ve known Anna’s family for several years, so I can’t tell you how excited I was when they called to book her senior session with me.  She’s so athletic- she plays both softball and basketball- and gives 110% to her teams.  I think we got a great mix of both her ‘girly’ side, along with showcasing her sports.

Here are their favorites, that are going in a custom designed book!

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Sheila Jo | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

“Sometimes we’re all too quick to count down the days, that we forget to make the days count.” -anonymous

 

Class of 2019, your time is near- you’re about to enter one of the most memorable years of your life.  Don’t wish it away.  Embrace every moment and make every memory that you can.

I have no doubt Sheila Jo will.

Sheila Jo – full of beauty, grace, and a quirkiness that just makes you happy whenever you’re in her presence.  I know she is about to have the time of her life ❤

McGehee High School Class of 2019

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Whitney + Hunter | Dumas, Arkansas Maternity Photographer

“Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale”

-Anonymous

 

I’m not sure Whitney and Hunter will have many years ahead that will top this one.  They’ve both graduated college in the past few months, and to top it off, sweet baby Walker will be joining them in the next few weeks!  These are two of the best people you will ever meet, and they’re going to be amazing parents.

Oh, and I promise you, Walker will not know what the word ‘no’ means- his grandparents will make sure of that! haha!

Here are Whitney and Hunter’s session favorites

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