Minimalist Winter Maternity Session – Maria

I know it's hot and humid and summer, but I want to take you back to the winter we thought would never end with this blog post and my next to share a couple of beautiful maternity sessions.

I said this when I shared her previews on Facebook, but one of the greatest compliments to the business of a photographer is to have another photographer book them. I met Maria at an Owensboro Women in Business event and immediately connected. We are both imports to the area and even though we come from totally different hometowns we found a lot of common ground.

Fast forward two years and I received a Facebook message from Maria asking if I would document her second child's maternity, birth and newborn photos. I. Was. Thrilled.

Sweet Olivia who was still incubating in these photos is now almost 4 months old, I've loved this time with Maria to get to know her better and now call her a friend. Double bonus!

A couple of fun notes about this session, the inside part was taken in our new farm building. It was very much still under construction when we did these. A painter was working quietly away behind me and plumbers were in and out. Maria, is an incredibly gracious human, she never said a word about the mess, but kept complimenting me on our half finished building. I love her for that!

The second part of the session was done at my home, and it was so cold by the end Maria—who was barefoot in my pasture—was shaking from chills.

I love how this sweet and simple session with gorgeous winter light turned out!

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