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I became an aunt for the first time a few months ago.  So now, more than ever, I have a complete adoration of babies.  As in, any pictures of babies result in my squealing with glee and attempting to pinch even the virtual cheeks of the tot in front of me.  Imagine my delight when I landed on baby Riley and the Lifestyle Family Portraits of her beautiful parents Beth and Mike.  I am certain you too are immediately going to call up the baby closest to you so you can get some snuggles in after you lay eyes on baby Riley.

 

Cute baby on the floor giggling during a lifestyle portrait session Parents give riley attention in their living room during a lifestyle portrait session in Philadelphia PA

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Did you ever see photos of other people’s weddings and think to yourself, “Those two people look amazingly cool and fun.  I kind of wish we were friends and that I had been invited to their wedding?” If not, this will certainly be that time when you check out these pictures.  Rachel and Anthony’s wedding, at the GoggleWorks Museum in Reading, PA,  was clearly a vibrant, ebullient  event — I had a blast experiencing their day through these photos.  From the wonderfully modern details, to the beautiful bride and groom, to the family that clearly loves the couple very much, the day comes through perfectly in the shots below.

Enjoy!

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My brother and I are very close.  Now that he and I are both married with families of our own, I cherish the photos of our family when we were young.  I can grab them from boxes and look back to those carefree times of pretend, bathed in the love of our parents in the soft light of our beautiful brick home.  That’s why I’m so happy to lay eyes on the Chandler family photos.  I cannot wait for you to see this warm, bright collection that I am certain the youngest Chandlers will be so grateful to have as they grow.

Portrait of a baby lying on a bed with wide open eyes wearing a pink outfit

I just adore the new born baby surprised face.  It’s the best ever. two family portraits in Lancaster, PA of a a family in their new home welcoming a new child home. Portrait in Lancaster of a new big brother kissing his baby sister

If there’s one person that read this post that didn’t sigh in delight at brother kissing baby’s head they are buying me dinner.  For a year.

Family photos in Lancaster PA of sibling sitting on a couch with a new baby sister.

These sweet sibling pictures are literal treasures.  I cannot tell you how happy I am that the Chandlers have them! A Family lifestyle portrait of a big sister holding a newborn baby child and kissing his head A child Two candid family lifestyle photos of the chandler family, image one is of baby feet Image two is of a boy and a girl playing with toys in the hallway of their home. Lifestyle Family portraits taken By Sanderson Images of a baby from Lancaster, PA on a couch sleeping face down in the crook of her arm

I hope you enjoyed the Chandlers as much as I did!  I’m going to call every set of friends we have with children asking if their kids need a snuggle or a play date after going through these images again.

Can’t get enough of John and Kim’s family sessions?  Check out more here!

Listen, I’ve looked through a lot of weddings in my day.  But, I have to be honest, as  I scrolled through Katelyn and Trevor’s photo collection I continuously exclaimed — LOOK AT THESE PEOPLE!  THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL!  THIS IS MY FAVORITE PICTURE!  NO THIS ONE!!!!

My favorite thing about the pictures is that you can tell how much they love each other.  And how their wedding was an important event not just marking the beginning of their new life together, but also the joining of their two big, gorgeous families, whom they love very much.  I hope you have an hour or two to get caught up in this love story that John and Kim captured on film!

But first, their sweet, sweet engagement pictures!

Um, I’m sorry, is this even real?  Stunning, simply stunning.

Now, for the main event.  I may be completely biased, as I was a green shoed bride, but Katelyn’s details were absolutely stunning.

From the bride:

Trev [that handsome, fella up there]  has always associated the color of green with me (I have green eyes, I wear a good deal of green, I love green nature, and so on and so forth). So, green was an easy choice for wedding color.   And we threw purple in because it seemed springy, and who doesn’t love purple flowers, right?

Katelyn, seriously, the only people who don’t love purple flowers are probably the same people that don’t like ice cream cones and puppies.  So, I’m totally with you.

Alright, onto these gorgeous wedding details.

How Katelyn’s parents ever decided which of their daughter’s bridal portraits to buy and hang up in their home is seriously beyond me.

 

Oh!  The ceremony!  This is where I started to get choked up.  You’ll be able to see just how excited these two are to be getting hitched.  The ceremony was clearly the highpoint of the day.  From the bride:

Trev and I got to know each other a lot during the Bible study we were in with some of our med school friends. Our faith plays a huge role in our lives and relationship, so our ceremony means a great deal to us because it’s our covenant before God. We will probably not include many of the traditional additions to the ceremony but we will take communion together and [took] great care in choosing our readings and hymns.

These bridal party pictures make me want to get all of our friends back together, dressed identically to have more pictures taken.  Again from Katelyn:

We’ve been blessed to have a wedding party comprised of wonderful and unique individuals, which we attempted to highlight by allowing the girls to choose their own dress/jewelry/shoes and by picking out a different tie for each groomsman.

Yay!  My favorite part of the day — let’s PARTY!  Trevor and Katelyn were obviously also looking forward to getting their party on!

We envision a fun, love-filled gathering of the important people in our lives which celebrates our love for each other and commitment before God! And plenty of ridiculous dancing!

Fun fact!  Katelyn’s friend from high school made their adorable cake!  I wish I had friends that made me perfect cakes.  Maybe I can get this friend’s number…?

What a fabulous-looking day!  Congrats Katelyn and Trevor!  If your beautiful photos are any indication, I think you’re out there having a gorgeous life together.

Here’s a run down of Katelyn and Trevor’s wedding details:

Ceremony — First Presbyterian Church, Hollidaysburg, PA

Reception — Scotch Valley Country Club, Hollidaysburg, PA

Florist — Florals on the Corner, Lily, PA

 

Check out more of Sanderson Images’ weddings here.

 

Sanderson Images never disappoints when it comes to babies!  When I first saw Jon and Amanda’s family photos taken at the ever lovely Hans Herr House my heart literally exploded.  Their beautiful family, photographed on a chilly day, made my evening.  Even when baby got a little pouty and teary I still had a huge smile on my face — you can tell Jon and Amanda are so tickled with their beautiful babe.

Oh and lest I forget best part!  Jon and Amanda are members of the SI family!   Their baby sesh is part two of their story that began when John and Kim captured their wedding in 2009!

I know you’ll love these pictures!

babies in pram in front of barn

Babies family in front of barn with baby Close up of babies smiling Candid Babies Portrait Lancaster, PA Mom and Dad with babies Babies in highchair with balloons

These beautiful shots were nabbed at Hans Herr House in Lancaster, PA.  You can also see more of Sanderson Images’ family sessions here.

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