5.01.2011

sunday morning

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Sunday morning's photo shoot...the sweetest girl I've known since she was just a first grader. She walked into my classroom with confidence and a brilliant light from within. Some people come into this world with that extra sparkle, she is one of those people. What a treat that she asked me to photograph her and her companion Paco. To spend the morning getting to know her as she is now, just as she was then, only more so.  

This will be remembered as one of my very favorite shoots, for many reasons...those eyes and smile and the natural ease in front of the camera (I could've photographed her all day), secondly I've never photographed a horse up close and personal...it was lovely and calming, and then there was just the right amount of sunshine and a light breeze in the gorgeous setting.

Before we started the session Paco was getting groomed from head to toe and I had the opportunity to pet his soft nose and take in his magnificent self, I can't believe I've lived my whole life without having done that before. 
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...and then in a swish of Hermie's tail April said hello to May.

{4.29 to 5.1}
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6 comments:

Annette said...

Beautiful photos! Horses are magnificent creatures aren't they?!

Have a great Monday!

Meeling said...

Lovely shots...the lighting is fantastic!!!

ps...I have a blog giveaway going on...pop over and enter if you get a chance...it's a yummy one!

My Hideaway said...

Love these photos! What pretty subjects you had:)

Duni said...

Really stunning photos! Great work!

Candace said...

Oh I'm so happy you got to experience a horse up close. Beautiful photo's!

conley said...

love these photos! I have always dreamed of owning a horse....such amazing animals,,,,with the softest noses :)

I love hermie....I know you know that already:)