September 29, 2011 Chris, Arlene & Girls

I have had the pleasure of photographing Chris and Arlene’s wedding… and then their first daughter as a baby and toddler… and now I got to meet their newest addition! Little Rowena (called “Rowen”) is so sweet! What I enjoy about photo shoots with this family – and even their wedding! – is that they are not interested in posed photos, but in capturing life and the important aspects they want to remember. Favourite activities and places – every day life. I met up with them at their home again and wandered the neighbourhood. So fun!

The girls are so sweet – Evelyn is full of life and spunk and can’t wait for little Rowen to join in the fun! The girls are the very same age difference as my girls (22months) – so it was fun to relive the early days!

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All eyes on Rowen – but how can you not when she’s that cute!

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We then headed off to the park… Evelyn is such a charmer!

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These are probably my favourite images… “life” moments to be remembered.

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The family that plays together – stays together. icon smile Chris, Arlene & Girls

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Chris was so sweet helping Evelyn learn the names of the different trees and to identify them.

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I think Arlene is still smitten…

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These next three (in order) crack me up. It goes from thinking about mischief, to acting out the mischief… to reaction from Rowen.

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These girls are so sweet!

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This one of Chris & Evelyn cracks me up. Dads are meant to be goofy.

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We then headed back to their house – Rowen wanted to show me a few things.

She got a “Rowan tree” from her grandparents – so cool! I wonder if there’s a “Krista tree”?

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Then she wanted to show me her crib and room – and her picture above her bed about sisters!

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She really does draw a crowd…

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Something so tender about this one…

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And I love how Evelyn wanted to comfort her sister when she started to cry…

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Evelyn needed (yes “need” – got to love girls!) to put on her costume and read some books. Reminds me of my girls!

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Finally it’s time to end the day.. bath time!

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It was great meeting you, Rowen!

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Celebrating life and love,

Krista

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3 Responses to “Chris, Arlene & Girls”

  1. Anne B-Mac says:

    These pictures are priceless! What memories! The choice of setting and obvious love among all of you is truly inspiring and heart-melting! Love you all!

  2. Barb says:

    Chris and Arlene, I can’t not described how beautiful and touching this pictures are. I love the interaction between the two girls! It’s Just a wonderful memory! Great photoshoot!
    Love Barb

  3. Stephanie C says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE.

    Great couple, great family, great photos. Love the way you capture it so naturally.
    So awesome they are documenting the family annually. Great idea!!

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