Monthly Archives: August 2008

{early morning sun, faint mists of fog and pie?}

I had a session on an early foggy Saturday morning, but that fog quickly faded as the sun rays filtered through the trees.  It was a hot and humid morning – the bees were buzzing, the birds were chirping and the ants were marching (that would be ‘red’ ants) ;-) .  As I unloaded the truck with all my props (I had a ton), early morning bike riders and walkers gave me inquisitive looks followed by friendly smiles.  I must’ve looked pretty silly lugging a suit case and what looked like the entire contents of a small apartment into the deep foggy forest.  One sweet elderly lady even pulled over and said with a smile, ’What in Tarnation?!’ okay she didn’t say those exact words, it was more like ‘oh my, what are you doing with all of this’?  She chuckled after I told her and said ‘looks like fun’.   Anyway, I was soon greeted by little Simmons, who’s 2 years old and her parents.  What a doll Simmons is!  She’s little, she’s fast and she hung in there well with all the humidity.  During the session she asked a couple of times for her ‘pie’ – I thought ‘hmm, pie – that’s something I didn’t bring to the session with me…’ but it sounded yummy.  Then her mom told me that’s what she calls her pacifier – so funny what each child calls it.  My kids called it their ‘pah-nue’…. I know, how can pacifier be shortened to pah-nue?  {shrug}.  Anyway, I had fun photographing Simmons and my favorite part was when she wanted me to hold her toward the end of the session – melted me.    Here’s a little peek at our morning.

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Jo Hanna (nana)September 18, 2008 - 8:43 am

Awesome work. They’re all so beautiful. I couldn’t pick a favorite!!!

jaimeSeptember 17, 2008 - 3:33 am

Your photos are amazing!

Tara StatonSeptember 10, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Love these! I haven’t visited your blog in forever! It looks fabulous! Love the one with the yellow background!

Cheryl JohnsonSeptember 5, 2008 - 5:31 pm

oh my goodness just look at those eyes – amazing work Kara

Natasha WhiteleySeptember 5, 2008 - 4:52 pm

these are absolutely stunning!
I’m speechless!
wow!

april toddSeptember 5, 2008 - 3:34 pm

I love these!! Your work is so amazing!!

Jenifer JohnstonSeptember 5, 2008 - 1:24 am

What a lovely tread to come to your blog this evening after such a hectic few weeks for me. Your photos are always so inspiring and gorgeous. How refreshing.

TheresaSeptember 4, 2008 - 6:33 pm

I found your blog and website through Feanna at Kait Emerson Designs.. You Photos are spectacular. I found you on Flickr as well. Again, you do amazing work and I can only wish to have a fraction of your talent.. ;o) Have a wonderful day!

--cherry.September 4, 2008 - 3:11 pm

Oh my Kara!! these are just stunning — her eyes are just radiant and you captured her glow perfectly!! can’t seem to pick a favorite — they’re all fantastic ;)

Stephanie PiscitelliSeptember 4, 2008 - 11:51 am

What a little beauty! Love the stroller. I have one as well. Email me sometime and we can share!

VanessaSeptember 3, 2008 - 9:02 pm

oooo I love every one of these! Her eyes are out of this world!

StephanieSeptember 3, 2008 - 3:47 pm

um…ok. so these are fantastic photos! i think i’ll go hide now. hee hee. what a beautiful girl! beautiful photos, and beautiful location. :D

brooke drellosSeptember 3, 2008 - 12:46 pm

What a doll! Such a gorgeous session, Kara…. :)
Beautiful colors as always!

Kris LeighSeptember 3, 2008 - 7:24 am

OMLordy Kara! She’s a little doll! These images (as usual) are stunning! I just adore seeing your work! :-)

~LORISeptember 2, 2008 - 4:17 pm

Great photos! What a sweet subject!

AmySeptember 2, 2008 - 2:33 pm

So magical and beautiful as usual!

Kara MaySeptember 2, 2008 - 2:27 pm

Have I ever mentioned how much I LOVE my blog readers? Seriously!! I’m so glad you all have stopped my blog and I’m giddy you have left such wonderful comments! Thank you!!

BethanySeptember 2, 2008 - 2:24 pm

Do you ever have a bad session? Please tell me you do and this is all make-believe~~ models you hired, sets you created, and and and ~~~ You amaze me :)

RebeccaSeptember 2, 2008 - 1:58 pm

So precious!! Love #2 (perfect b&w) and #6 (beautiful color). Wonderful job! :)

elizabethSeptember 2, 2008 - 8:15 am

Kara.. wow.. these are stunningly beautiful.

TanyaSeptember 2, 2008 - 6:25 am

Kara this session is BEAUTIFUL, she is a little doll…. I love these photos Kara, you never cease to amaze me!!!

david & kimi b- ohana photographersSeptember 2, 2008 - 2:42 am

sayin your work is amazing would be an understatement. 2nd and last image are perfection!!

AmandaSeptember 1, 2008 - 11:44 pm

OMGOSH! That girl is adorable! That second image is to die for!

CarrieSeptember 1, 2008 - 10:14 pm

Perfection – amazing! Not only are your posts so fun to read (I feel like I know you), but your work is pure eye candy! WOW!!

Jenn PennSeptember 1, 2008 - 5:24 pm

Great photos again, and what a great subject! No. 2 and No. 6 are especially amazing. What a doll!

TiffanySeptember 1, 2008 - 2:25 pm

Oh her eyes are seriously amazing! Beautiful work as always!

pennySeptember 1, 2008 - 12:01 pm

wow, wow and wow again!

CindySeptember 1, 2008 - 11:54 am

Are you sick of me saying ‘I LOVE YOUR WORK’? Honestly, you are such an inspiration. To be you if only for a day :)

shannon lottSeptember 1, 2008 - 11:50 am

Gorgeous. As usual:)

KaitemersonDesignsSeptember 1, 2008 - 2:16 am

Kara- Another Stunning session.. You are a inspiration!I just love coming to your blog. I leave always so inspired and smiling. This little one Oh! My So Sweet and simply Georgous! Love the color and clarity! Thanks again for sharing your work with Us!

laurelSeptember 1, 2008 - 1:05 am

I love everything you post, Kara. Your work is just so polished and elegant.

tamiAugust 31, 2008 - 11:50 pm

and….hands off to another wonderful session! her skin and eyes….is just perfection.

MandsAugust 31, 2008 - 11:46 pm

Your color and those eyes! always sigh with happiness when I come to your blog!

Lisa LenderinkAugust 31, 2008 - 11:25 pm

Ok, it’s already been said, but Oh my, she has
the most dreamy eyes on the planet!

And, #2 is so fab, that would be hanging on
my wall HUGE HUGE HUGE if she were mine.

You’ve outdone yourself this time~

Amy MartinAugust 31, 2008 - 11:02 pm

WOW…. those eyes are unbelieveable!!!! They are all simply gorgeous. Thanks for the comment :) Yes sweat+Sand+Family Pictures always= unpredictable fun!

michelle nicoloffAugust 31, 2008 - 10:53 pm

Absolutely Gorgeous!!!! I was driving thru a small town yesterday and passed by an antique store and saw a vintage wagon…and my son said mom we should stop so you could look…and we didn’t…now I am wishing I did. Your work completely is an inspiration!!!! p.s. my kids called the pacifier a puh-choo…lol!!!

Cassie HannaAugust 31, 2008 - 10:33 pm

Hey Kara! I just pulled up Simmons blog. I am in tears! They are gorgeous!

MeredithAugust 31, 2008 - 10:06 pm

Geez – stunning Kara! Looks like such a fun session and Simmons is a beauty! Love all of these, especially the first, fourth and fifth one!

Jill E~August 31, 2008 - 10:02 pm

So you’ve completely amazed me! Just came upon your blog and now I can’t leave. Every post is keeping me glued to your work. Stunning!

~ A New Blog Fan

Rachel BrookeAugust 31, 2008 - 9:45 pm

What a beautiful child. Your colors are once again fabulous! You work continually inspires me.

HelenAugust 31, 2008 - 9:14 pm

Wow, those eyes! Beautiful pic’s too! Especially love no.2 and no.6…

Alisha RobertsonAugust 31, 2008 - 8:44 pm

These are just beautiful. Love the first one and the close ups and who can resist a girl with her stroller. LOVE! Awesome work Kara.

Allison GaulinAugust 31, 2008 - 8:20 pm

Beautiful color as always, and sweet expressions!

MistyAugust 31, 2008 - 8:15 pm

Love them. What a cutie pie. Look those blue eyes!!

Carrie YoungAugust 31, 2008 - 8:13 pm

Kara, these are beautiful #2 especially. Her eyes *sigh*!

PaigeAugust 31, 2008 - 8:09 pm

Your work kills me! Your color and clarity are stunning as usual and I love you bw converstions too. Wow!!

Simmons is a complete doll~ beautiful!!!!

TiffanyAugust 31, 2008 - 7:52 pm

Just Gorgeous!!

{Tyler Made the Cover!}

Tyler made the cover of Kids Trends Weekly!  It’s the ‘Back to School’ issue and the information in this issues covers ’back to school’ products, style tidbits, tips and ideas for a smooth transition back to school, recipes and more.  Kids Trends is a great way for mom’s to be ‘in the know’ with a wide array of topics and the newest trends & products for your children (topics cover ages 5-9 years old, for under age 5 Tot Trends is a good resource). 

Here’s a picture of the cover.  Tyler being my funny boy.  When I told him about the cover this morning, he looked at me shyly with a little grin, then he quickly changed the subject.  So funny…

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jeanaSeptember 10, 2008 - 9:55 pm

Congrats!!!! That is so cool and I just love this image.

dawnSeptember 6, 2008 - 4:37 pm

Kara- I was playing on my computer & found your blog.. love it… great pics… Tyler is so cute in this shot! I’ll have to tell my boys (Will & Harrison) that they go to school with a superstar- they already think Tyler is a god for being in 5K- they also think it’s cool that they are in 4K this year & there are “little people” in 3K :) Great pics all over your blog- love your color.. see you around at school…

AngSeptember 2, 2008 - 5:40 am

This is awesome Kara! Tyler looks so cool. Love the location of that shot. How cool to be published! I can always say I knew you when. :)

Rachel BrookeAugust 31, 2008 - 12:30 am

This is the crispiest picture ever! So luscious. And your kids are models…you keep recreating and you could start your own agency!

PaigeAugust 30, 2008 - 6:22 am

So deserved Kara! This shot is incredible I love the energy and your processing is amazing as always.

StephanieAugust 30, 2008 - 12:33 am

Congrats!! What a perfect photo! :D Hope back to school is a great day for you guys! :D I need to find this magazine and read it. :D

Kara MayAugust 29, 2008 - 9:46 pm

You guys are the best!!! I get some much from reading your comments. Thank you for taking the time to do that – I love hearing from my blog readers. Your supportive words keep me going – thank you!! ;)

GretaAugust 29, 2008 - 9:42 pm

Oh wow – incredible cover photo!!! I’m one of your silent blog stalkers finally getting the nerve to comment. I can’t get enough of your beautiful work.

TiffanyAugust 29, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Oh what a handsome little man you’ve go there. Great capture, and your colors ROCK!

courtneyAugust 29, 2008 - 9:24 am

kara-what a great capture!
what a handsome kid….you must be so proud!

LindsayAugust 28, 2008 - 10:30 pm

stunning work and such an AMAZING cover photo!!

KatieAugust 28, 2008 - 10:28 pm

That picture of your son is so canvas worthy – I’m talking HUGE canvas too. You should be proud this is so well deserve Kara!!

Oh and your blog is addicting!

shannon lottAugust 28, 2008 - 12:40 am

Congrats! I just got the Tot Trends Weekly cover this week too! This is such a great shot!

JamieAugust 27, 2008 - 3:47 pm

Your kids SHOULD be on magazine covers, they are just adorable and full of personality. This cover ROCKS!!!

PamAugust 27, 2008 - 3:45 pm

Incredible photo!! So deserved Kara!!

HayleyAugust 27, 2008 - 12:56 pm

Congrats Kara!! Great shot!!

ohana photographers- david & kimi bAugust 27, 2008 - 11:42 am

congrats to you and your little man!!! awesome shot, but i expect no less from you!!

Kris LeighAugust 27, 2008 - 9:53 am

Awwww, a big congrats Kara! Very well deserved and this image is perfect for the cover! Gorgeous!

jennybAugust 27, 2008 - 12:25 am

WOOT, WOOT, GO KARA, GO KARA, WHAT A PERFECT CAPTURE FOR A BACK TO SCHOOL ISSUE. WOW, BOTH THE KIDDOS ARE COVER MODELS!

Lisa LenderinkAugust 26, 2008 - 8:34 pm

That is soooooooo cool! Congratulations
and what a great kid you’ve got!

HaleyAugust 26, 2008 - 8:09 pm

You’re soooo good and he’s sooooo handsome.. great job on the pics.. and on the gorgeous kids!

MelissaAugust 26, 2008 - 3:23 pm

Awesome! You do unbelievable work!

Cheryl JohnsonAugust 26, 2008 - 9:50 am

congrats – what an amazing image !!

TerryAugust 26, 2008 - 1:39 am

Congratulations Kara May……great photo!!

MandsAugust 26, 2008 - 12:45 am

Totally deserved! this is amazing! just love it!

TanyaAugust 25, 2008 - 10:39 pm

Kara, congratulations!!! this shot of Tyler is fantastic!! I love his reaction… such a sweet young man!! Kara i love your new profile picture.. you are absolutely stunning!!

Erin McKneelyAugust 25, 2008 - 9:53 pm

Kara,
All of your photos could be a magazine cover. You are so talented and an inspiration! Keep the beautiful shots coming. :)

melissaAugust 25, 2008 - 6:36 pm

That is totally awesome! Way to go Tyler!
By the way, I love your new profile picture. You’re so pretty!!

cindy harterAugust 25, 2008 - 5:33 pm

What a fantastic shot !!! kara your work is soooo beautiful ! SO ARE YOU!! Wowzers that shot of you is amazing !!
cindy

Jenn PennAugust 25, 2008 - 5:12 pm

That precious, sweet boy. Love this shot!

tamiAugust 25, 2008 - 4:28 pm

THAT IS FABULOUS! not only are your pictures totally worthy but your son’s cuteness and fun personality should be shared with the world! super high fives to you!

Allison GaulinAugust 25, 2008 - 3:26 pm

Congrats Kara!

Ursula PageAugust 25, 2008 - 3:11 pm

I adore that picture and Congratulations on the cover. You are so talented. I really enjoy looking at your blog!

PennyAugust 25, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Love this shot of Tyler. One of my all time favorites

{dancing, digging and running from buzzing lil’ bugs}

It was a hot & humid Southern evening when I photographed these cute little blonde haired, blue eyed siblings. The gnats and maquitos tagged along throughout the session, but thankfully the kids were troopers and weren’t bothered too much by all the little buzzing bugs.  One little gnat flew right into little Jacqueline’s eye and she patiently held still while I carefully got it out, then she was right back to playing and dancing like a ballerina.   Yes, Jacqueline is very girly (I just love that) and once she got on the fluffy tutus and petticoats I brought, she was off dancing and prancing around showing me her cute and very graceful ballet moves.  Below is one of the several photos of her entranced in dance.  I love this age, when a child just gets wrapped up in a world of imagination and their feelings are released through play and acting out those feelings - Jacqueline’s reflected dance.  And her brother James, he just in awe by the trucks and tractors that were around.  He was on the move and determined to explore all things ‘boy’.  It was fun seeing what he wanted to search for next.  Here’s a little peak at our session. :)

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LEXIDecember 18, 2011 - 8:48 pm

COOL

Michelle WellsSeptember 8, 2008 - 3:25 pm

Your images are gorgeous. Complete perfection.

Amy HathcockAugust 30, 2008 - 10:52 am

Another gorgeous session Kara! Just Beautiful!

Kara MayAugust 29, 2008 - 9:48 pm

I’m so glad you guys like these. This was a fun session with some adorable kids on a hot and humid day – but they did incredibly and hung in there without complaining. Thanks for your comments!!

courtneyAugust 29, 2008 - 9:27 am

kara!
you rocked it! i just love #5, those lips, and great pp on the last one, love the texture, just perfect.
they are all amazing!

elizabethAugust 28, 2008 - 6:35 pm

Ohhh Kara.. these are amazing

cindyAugust 28, 2008 - 10:08 am

the b&w close up of the little boy = PERFECTION. lovely session kara may!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheryl JohnsonAugust 26, 2008 - 9:46 am

what beautiful children & stunning imagery – the perfect combination :D

BartekAugust 25, 2008 - 7:40 pm

Hey Kara! Thank you so much for stopping by our blog and leaving some love! :) I followed your link just to be blown away by your work as well! Such amazing saturation in your photos, colors, poses, smiles etc.. GREAT work! Your processing is really nice and original, you can tell you have an artistic eye.

melissaAugust 25, 2008 - 6:35 pm

Your processing rocks!!

CatieAugust 25, 2008 - 4:31 pm

These two have some killer eyes! So blue! These are wonderful photos! I love how vibrant the colors are in the first, second, sixth, and seventh are :)

shannon lottAugust 25, 2008 - 10:27 am

Dang, you are GOOD!

Kris LeighAugust 25, 2008 - 6:18 am

OMG Kara, the light, the light *sigh* Absolute perfection as usual! :-)

TaraAugust 24, 2008 - 11:37 pm

Kara I love your work, thanks for the inspiration – wonderful colors and compositions…sooo good!

david & kimi b- ohana photographersAugust 24, 2008 - 11:04 pm

your work is absolute perfection. pure and simple!!

MistyAugust 24, 2008 - 7:37 pm

Fabulous! As also you rocked it out.

JessAugust 24, 2008 - 12:33 am

Oh, Kara you are amazing. I love every post you make.

MekennaAugust 23, 2008 - 1:23 pm

Gorgeous, as usual.
We have that exact same wagon. My little brother plays in it all the time.

TiffanyAugust 23, 2008 - 11:31 am

Oh…..Wow….
These are so amazing!!

StephanieAugust 23, 2008 - 11:04 am

Precious kiddos and photos. :D I love the last one. And the 2nd one. Your color is amazing in these! :D

MandyAugust 23, 2008 - 7:41 am

i’m speechless. these are absolutely amazing. i hope with me reading your blog, some of your talent rubs off on me. you always amaze and inspire me. thank you!!!

jessica kettleAugust 23, 2008 - 12:41 am

hi kara! these are stunning. your color is beyond perfect! the shot with the umbrella is my favorite I think. I was actually wondering- do you have any favorite action sets for color processing or do you do your own? I am looking to try some new ones and just wondered if you could make a recommendation. if it’s secret though, that’s fine too! I really admire your work though, so I thought I’d ask. =) BTW- I grew up in Seattle (Redmond actually) Do you miss it? The south is so fun too though… Thanks for your help/ inspiration!

TanyaAugust 22, 2008 - 10:30 pm

Oh Kara, these are just gorgeous! love, love your pping!!! stunning children, i love them all!!!

HelenAugust 22, 2008 - 10:03 pm

Gorgeous session… The 5th photo of the little boy is stunning…

BeckaAugust 22, 2008 - 5:44 pm

Your color is so perfect Kara! Cute little blondies, just adorable. That second photo is so cool, love that you can see the little girl blurred in the background. All of them are just stunning (as always).

amy woodAugust 22, 2008 - 5:43 pm

wow- these are so great- the little boy reminds me so much of my son!

Kathy CarlisleAugust 22, 2008 - 3:36 pm

These two are gorgeous. I love the umbrella one and the last one of the girl the best. Your colors as gorgeous as ever and there is so much life to the photos. Great job. kathy

{they’re growing up…}

Such a happy time and yet a part of me feels sad that my babies are growing up.  Today was their first day of school – Brielle in preschool and Tyler in Kindergarten.  They went to bed giddy and eager for the sun to rise all in anticipation of their first day of school at the same school – just two classrooms away from one another.  Tyler helped tuck Brielle in, gave her a kiss and a hug and then put his hand on her forehead, his face inches away from hers and quietly assured her that every morning he was going to walk her to her class room.  Oh my…so sweet and so grown up hearing him volunteer to accompany her class each day.  Part of me ached for a third baby seeing how they were hitting this milestone before I was emotionally ready. 
I was looking forward to waking them in the morning knowing how excited they were.  I remember my  ‘first day of school’ – the butterflies in my tummy, not wanting to eat because I was too excited to head off to school – I felt so grown up as each year passed.  I also remember what I wore on my first day of school {kindergarten}; a white ribbed tank top with a white knit sweater and a blue & green Scottish mini skirt, patent leather shoes and white cable-knit knee high socks.  I was so into my white knee highs and patent leather shoes – I even wore them riding my bike.  Anyway, Brielle confidently reached for her ballerina dress up clothes, her flower wings and her princess crown and before I knew it, she had them all on over her pajamas and proudly said ‘I’m going to be so beeutiful for my first day of school’ while she spun in circles and began to prance around the kitchen.  I was so close to just letting her go to school in her dress-up clothes.  But I managed to talk her into wearing another ‘beautiful’ dress explaining that her ballerina dress needed to be washed and would be waiting for her when she returned home later that day.   She was content.  Waving good-bye to the kids made me think of waving good-bye to them as they leave for college.  It’s a long ways off, I know, but they really do grow up too fast. 
Anyway, thanks for hanging in there and reading this post if you made it this far.  I’m sure many of you can relate – such a bitter sweet chapter of life.  Here’s just one of the pictures I took of them this morning- Tyler kissing Brielle on the cheek before leaving for school together…

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Kara MayAugust 29, 2008 - 9:50 pm

Yes, crazy that I remember my outfit Courtney – maybe that’s a girl thing?! Glad I’m not alone ;) Thanks for your comments guys! My kiddos are my inspiration so I have to do posts about them – may be too many… lol. Love your comments!

courtneyAugust 29, 2008 - 9:35 am

Kara, I can so relate. I was going through files and came across my girls class pictures from preschool up until 2nd grade. I still can’t believe next week they start 3rd grade. It can’t be true. They really do grow up before your very eyes. I love your story about remembering your
first day of school and what you wore. It’s funny the things we remember. I remember my favorite outfits too. Yep….it all goes by to quickly.

nathalieAugust 26, 2008 - 7:47 pm

this is simply the sweetest photo! what an amazing big brother tyler is. i say again….you are blessed with beautiful children! this photo really captures their brother/sister relationship. i can tell these two will be inseparable.

Cheryl JohnsonAugust 26, 2008 - 9:47 am

so tender, its precious

david & kimi b- ohana photographersAugust 24, 2008 - 11:05 pm

i would so have a gigantical wall canvas made of this shot!!! wow!

JessAugust 24, 2008 - 12:34 am

I am dying over this shot. Stunning! This is for sure a canvas. Should be in a photo contest.

StephanieAugust 22, 2008 - 12:30 am

Oh. My. Goodness. This picture speaks VOLUMES! :D I absolutely love it, and I love, and agree with your words. Watching our kids grow up has got to be one of the most fulfilling, yet, hard things ever. School here doesn’t start until after Labor Day, but every day we get that much closer, and I’m not quite sure how I’ll handle having mine off and flying on their own…again..
Lovely post..

JenAugust 21, 2008 - 10:28 pm

Oh man – I will be there next year… and you are right, it’s too fast! Thanks for sharing the details of this sweet milestone. Your children will cherish this blog someday!

Rachel BrookeAugust 21, 2008 - 5:22 pm

sooo sweet. your kids are angels!

Allison GaulinAugust 21, 2008 - 12:59 pm

Kara, I don’t mean to sound all corny, but seriously, this made me tear up. My kids are all going to be in school this year, 3rd grade, kindergarten, and preschool. Time passes without us even knowing. Another summer gone, another school year here. Graduations, college, weddings, it’s only a blink away. I think I’ll go hug my little ones, sniff their summer smell, and squeeze them until they giggle.

Kris LeighAugust 21, 2008 - 12:49 am

Awww! Such an amazing image Kara! And I understand your bittersweet words, my big girl went to school for the first time this year and I think I cried more than she did, lol!

LindsayAugust 20, 2008 - 10:08 pm

I can so relate Kara. Thank you for sharing this with us all. I want to give your kids and you a hug after reading that sweet post. Amazing photo!!

PennyAugust 20, 2008 - 6:58 pm

This story depicts the inner sweetness of your children.
Good parents with wonderful kids.

MekennaAugust 20, 2008 - 6:29 pm

Awww.

That is such a darling picture!

My mom gets sad when the first day of school rolls around, too. She says she cries after we leave.
Perfect, as always.

elizabethAugust 20, 2008 - 4:20 pm

what a gorgeous image

Shanna PatrickAugust 20, 2008 - 12:38 pm

~OH KARA, HOW I COULD TURN BACK THE CLOCK TO DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN! THE SWEETEST IMAGE EVER…

HayleyAugust 20, 2008 - 11:59 am

Kara, first off this image is breathtaking. I can so relate to what you are speaking of!! I will be going through this same thing in a couple weeks :(

BeckaAugust 20, 2008 - 10:52 am

cable knit knee highs I loved mine too! thanks for giving us a peek into your world. you have a way with words making me feel like I was there. Your children are just precious and Tyler I can tell has such a big heart. Brielle in her play dress, I can just picture it. blessings to you and your family

JenniferAugust 20, 2008 - 10:18 am

Thanks for stopping by my blog… I’m so glad I got a chance to link back and see your work. Some truly breathtaking images here! And of course your kids are too cute for words. ;)

TanyaAugust 20, 2008 - 4:33 am

Oh Kara, so very Beauty Full!!! such a beautiful, tender moment captured forever.. Tyler what a sweet young man he is, love that he wants to walk his sister to class, & Brielle, dressed in her ballerina clothes, flower wings & princess crown over her pajamas & dancing around the kitchen.. just priceless :) Cherish these days as they do pass by far too quickly!! Kara your children are just beautiful & so very blessed to have you as their mum!!

michelle nicoloffAugust 20, 2008 - 1:13 am

Kara…I seriousely love your work….you are such an inspiration!!! You have captured the most beautiful sibling moment…absolutely breathe taking!

JoyAugust 20, 2008 - 12:38 am

Oh such a sweet story. I feel like I know your precious children. Lucky to have a mother who can capture tender moments and turn them into a work of art. Really want to see the beloved dress-up dress – please share.

ClarityAugust 20, 2008 - 12:23 am

I love it and I love you guys! What a sweet picture and a great re-enactment of your first day of school. These days really are too short. Hug them close and cherish this always.