Tag Archives: Katy TX

Newborn Session | Miss Elizabeth

It’s not a secret that I loooove newborn photography. The sweetness, the newness, the simplicity, the wonder, love and awe in the parents’ eyes…

It just makes me all gooey inside. 🙂 I am honored to capture these fleeting, wonderful first days with a new little one.

Here is the first newborn of 2014… Meet Miss Elizabeth! She was all that I love in newborn sessions and more. I truly enjoyed the snuggles, the newborn squeaks and snorts, the HAIR (!!), and getting to know her precious mama Kara. Elizabeth is a beautiful gift to this new little family!

If you are expecting and would like to talk with me about a newborn session, please contact me (saragriffinphoto (at) consolidated (dot) net) during your second trimester if at all possible. I would love to work with you and your new little one when he/she arrives! I do tend to book up at least 2 months in advance, so contacting me early is beneficial so that we can ‘pencil in’ your due date as a placeholder on my calendar.

Please enjoy this sneak peek of sweet Elizabeth!DSC_7875edit2FB DSC_7880edit1FB DSC_7885edit1FB DSC_7908edit1FB DSC_7946edit1FB

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Newborn Session | Miss Jenna

Though she be but little, she is fierce –William Shakespeare

Meet sweet Jenna, this week’s miracle baby!

Jenna was an incredible 5 1/2 weeks new for our session this week. Yes – 5 1/2 weeks! While most newborns I photograph are in the 5-10 day range, this precious babe was born early (she wasn’t due until November!), and had a ‘tour of duty’ in the NICU for her first 5 weeks of life. I am thrilled to say that Jenna is doing amazing now – gaining weight, eating, and sleeping like a champ! Her mom and dad are Over. The. Moon. for this tiny little lady, and are rejoicing in how God has blessed them all.

Enjoy this sweet sneak peek of Jenna (with some cameo appearances by Mom and Dad) in all of her 5 1/2 week old, 5 pound wonder…blog1 blog2 blog3 blog4 blog5 blog6 blog7

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Family Session | The Hegars

Words fail me when it comes to how much I love, admire, and respect this family. If you have a chance to meet – or better, get to know – the Hegars, please do. 

For now, enjoy some photos of this gorgeous family that we captured on the first truly amazing fall day around here…blog1 blog2 blog3 blog4 blog5 blog6{For a look back, here are the Hegars in years past: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. So much fun to watch the kids grow! Each year gets better and better.}

 

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Generations | Nana’s Bunch {Katy, TX family photographer}

The skies cleared up for an absolutely gorgeous evening for this family! Nana was visiting her son and his family, and we capitalized on the great weather for a beautiful backyard session. What a special thing to capture the love of multiple generations!blog1 blog3 blog4 blog5

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Newborn | Mr. Matthew {Katy, TX newborn photographer}

blog1 Meet Matthew!

This dapper little dude was 10 days new for our session. It was such a joy for me to spend time with this sweet boy — he’s my newest nephew!

He made me work pretty hard to get the images that we did, but that’s okay because it just meant more time for me to snuggle with him. 🙂 There’s something about the way a baby smells and feels when they curl up right at your neck — it’s the best natural ‘high’ in the world. In a week when my youngest turned four years old, it made me quite nostalgic.

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Family | The Jacksons {Katy, TX photographer}

Meet the Jackson family!

Mom, Dad, two daughters, one fiancĂ©, and one grandson all met with me on a threatening-to-storm evening recently to capture some time together. This is a family that loves each other through thick and thin – and who goes to great lengths to support one another. What a blessing to be a witness to their love and commitment for just a short window of time!blog1 blog2Thank you, Jacksons, for being such a fun group to work with! It was a pleasure to meet you and I hope you had a great time as well!
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Newborn Session | Miss Hattie {Katy, TX newborn photographer}

Meet this precious angel, Hattie Marie. She was exactly three weeks old on the day of our session, and was still so very tiny and dainty.

Hattie joined her mom, dad, and big brother Blaine through the incredible process of adoption almost two weeks ago. God placed her with amazing parents who have been hoping and praying for her and will love her like nobody’s business, and brother Blaine is already so caring and gentle with his little sister. I am so excited to watch her grow in this loving home!

There is so much more that I could say about Hattie and about her family, but it’s really just time for pictures. 🙂 Please enjoy the tender sweetness of Hattie Marie…blog1 blog2 blog3 blog4 blog5 blog6

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Bridal Session | Elyssa {Katy, TX photography}

 

Meet Elyssa, otherwise known as Lou, otherwise known as The Most Beautiful Bride in the History of Ever!

I have been patiently waiting since this past April to share these photos from Lyssa Lou’s bridal session, and since she is officially a MRS. as of today, I can now share with friends, family, and the internet what a gorgeous bride she is!

I had so much fun shooting this session with Elyssa. Her mom, Loren, and her sister, Shannon were with us, and it was a fun time of talking, laughing, and reminiscing. You see, I grew up two doors down from Elyssa and her family. In fact, Elyssa was about 18 months old when we moved to that street when I was 10 years old, and I babysat her and Shannon for quite some time. I still picture a little-bitty Lou in my mind with short blonde hair and a bow about as big as her head. She was a cutie back then, but what a gorgeous lady she is now, both inside and out.

Elyssa and Andrew, I wish you both all of God’s very best in your new marriage. May you look back at this day many years from now with fond memories, but also with the knowledge that your love has grown leaps and bounds from this point on as you journey the ups and downs of life together.blog1blog2blog3blog4blog5blog6blog7blog8blog9

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Generations | The Houde Family {Katy, TX photographer}

Grandparents are similar to a piece of string – handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren.

-Author Unknown


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All five of Mr. and Mrs. Houde’s grandchildren were going to be in town at once, so what better of a time to get some photos made of them all together!

It was hot and muggy out, and the younger ones weren’t having much of this photo business, but in the end I believe we got some great shots of this beautiful group of grandkids with their wonderful grandparents.blog2 Here’s Hudson…blog3 and Ava…blog4 and Graeme…blog5 and Aidan and Liam!

blog6A special thanks to Uncle Joey (or Daddy to Hudson and Ava) for his amazing skills at getting laughs and great smiles out of these adorable kiddos! It’s not easy for a 2-year old or a 5-year old to smile and enjoy themselves in 100+ degree heat, but he made it possible! Thank you!

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Generations | The Hamilton Family {Katy, TX photographer}

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.”

-George Bernard Shaw-

The {grown} Hamilton kids gifted their dad with a family photo session this Father’s Day, and we were finally able to gather this past weekend to capture them all together. What a gorgeous family! They love to laugh and poke fun at one another, but there was no mistake about the pride that Dad (and Grandad!) felt for his family.blog1 blog2 blog3 blog4 blog5 blog6Thank you, Hamiltons, for the honor of photographing you!

{On a personal note…} I recently learned of the passing of one of my clients. While doing the session for this particular precious family, I knew this family member was ill and this was likely going to be the last time they would be photographed together with their family. Having photos of loved ones is so very important, special, and at some point, irreplaceable. If you are considering a photo session with your family, or with a certain loved one, please don’t delay. Please do not let that “last bit of baby weight/10lbs/gray hair/right season” or whatever might be your personal hesitations in being photographed with your family and loved ones stand in the way — surprise them with a session! I would be happy to help. 🙂

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