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Little Blue Truck

Raleigh Fall Mini Sessions Photography

 

“Horn went ‘Beep!’

Engine purred.

Friendliest sounds

You ever heard.”

-from Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle

    It’s no secret Ericka and I love planning and creating styled minis for our clients. And I love the simplicity Ericka designed with the apple baskets and flowers. This one was just. so. PRETTY. We were so happy to have beautiful weather both days (yay for no rain!) These just went so smoothly, I think all the little ones just thought the truck was so much fun. The hilarious part was the apples….everyone wanted a snack during the session – ha! And those images are adorable, too! These minis take a lot of work – location scouting, finding private property, getting permission, finding the truck, prop shopping, and in the end, it’s so so worth it! These came together beautifully, and I love the color palette Ericka chose for the flowers. Everything was perfect. So many more to share soon, but super excited to post a preview. For more information on other fall minis – send me an e-mail (becky@rebeccakellerphotography.com) Thanks to everyone who came + made this such a fun weekend!

Styled by Little Apple Styles

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As Seen in People Magazine + The Bump

Raleigh Maternity + Newborn Photographer

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Rebecca Keller is a Raleigh Newborn Photographer featured in the Bump, Let The Kids Dress Themselves and several other blogs.

 

Weekday Morning Sweetness 

Raleigh Family Lifestyle Photos 

This was the second time I’ve photographed this sweet family in their home. Sessions at home are great because you can take your time getting ready, there’s no rushing out the door to get to a location, and you have everything you need at home. You’re not going to forget anything! It was such a sweet morning at home, and so fun to photograph both of their babies!

According to Mom..

What kind of feel did you want for your session? I just wanted a fun, loving session at our home of our new life as a family of 4.

Who are the members of your family and a quick fact about each one. Jonathan is a fabulous daddy. He loves snuggles with his kids. Lillian (2) loves dressing up as a princess. Jack (6m) loves his big sister.

What was the weather like the day of the session? The morning started off cloudy but got sunny as the day went on.

What was the best part of your session? I loved just being together. Our lives are so crazy with travel, work, preschool and naps schedules. It was great just taking the time and making each other laugh and smile.

Tell me about the outfits you wore at the session. Jack decided he didn’t like his first outfit. Before we even took our first photo Jack threw up all over it. He changed immediately into outfit number 2.

What props did you bring and why? No props….just Becky and Jack’s monkey to entertain Lillian and make her laugh.

What’s your favorite family weekend activities? Saturday mornings are for long walks. We walk to get bagels and donuts! Then head out for a day of soccer practice and games.

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As Seen in People Magazine + The Bump

Raleigh Maternity + Newborn Photographer

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Rebecca Keller is a Raleigh Newborn Photographer featured in the Bump, Let The Kids Dress Themselves and several other blogs.

Celebrating Eden

Duke Gardens Family Photographer 

So let me tell you – the day of their session, it was HOT. I mean, we were all sweating like crazy, but it didn’t bother this little one at all. She was just so happy and was chatting away the entire time. Her personality was adorable, and it was great to also have her Grandma there to help with the session. We had such a fun time at Duke Gardens, and it was a joy to photograph these two together. A little known fact about RKP is that I volunteer as much as I can (I can only take one session a month) with Red Thread Sessions. (If you know someone who is adopting, have them contact me!)

According to Mom..

What kind of feel were you thinking for your session? Vintage and dreamy. I’m happy we had the photos taken at Duke Gardens as I love the flowers and greenery and think they were the perfect back drop to the photos.

Who are the members of your family and a quick fact about each one? Mom – Theresa has wanted to adopt since she was in school. It took 4 years for her to complete her adoption of Eden.

Eden – Joyful, gregarious daughter whom I adopted from India in Feb 2017. Eden loves Minnie Mouse!

What was the weather like the day of your session? Sunny and hot!

What was the best part of your session or why you enjoyed the session? Becky did a great job helping Eden stay engaged and focused. And I loved the direction she gave. It was also helped further the bonding before me and Eden.

Tell me about the outfits you wore to the session – where you bought them + why you chose them. Theresa’s dress was purchased from a store called Nero’s in Hyderbad, India. I wore it to pay homage to my daughter’s birth country. Unfortunately, the Indian outfit I bought for Eden was too big. However, I bought her a frilly, red dress with bows. Just like Minnie Mouse!

What’s your favorite family weekend activities? We enjoy hanging out at Durham Museum of Life and Science.

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Rebecca Keller Photography

As Seen in People Magazine + The Bump

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Only a Million Degrees

Downtown Raleigh Family Photographer

Ok, it was a little hot the day of their session..maybe ridiculously hot, hello Summer! But these boys, they were troopers and had so much fun..I think they had no idea it was only a million degrees outside. I first met this sweet family when they were expecting their second baby boy + then got to photograph his newborn portraits, too. (Oh my goodness, you have to see their cat!) It was so fun to see them again and capture their baby at one. And look at him standing up – always such a cute thing to capture. I think we finished in about 45 minutes and ran to the car for air conditioning but the super cute portraits were worth it!

According to Mom…

What kind of feel were you thinking of for your session? Vintage, Modern, etc? A fun feel – something to keep the kids smiling through the session and capture their fun, happy selves.

Who are the members of your family and a quick fact about each person. Cyrus – 3yo – strong willed and full of energy
Kian – 1yo – very sweet, but also very stubborn

What was the weather like the day of your session? Hot!!!

What was the best part of your session? It was just fun to spend some time together with the kids.

What props did you bring and why? We brought Kian’s 1yr banner from his birthday party, just to capture it on film.

What are some words of wisdom that you have for other families preparing for a session? Don’t skip naps that day, and don’t stress too much about what the kids are wearing.

Were you worried about any parts of the session beforehand? If so, what were the worries? Since evening sessions creep up to bedtime, I was worried the kids would meltdown – but they didn’t! And I was worried about handling the heat, but it wasn’t too bad – the kids didn’t seem to mind at all.

Styled by Little Apple Styles | Rebecca Keller | Downtown Raleigh Family Photographer

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Rebecca Keller Photography

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When The Weather Was Nice

Durham Tobacco Campus Family Photographer

It was kind of amazing the day we met for their session. If you can remember how ridiculously hot it’s been, it was actually kind of cool the evening of their session. They originally signed up for one of our minis, but couldn’t make a reschedule date so we switched to a family session instead. These two were so full of energy and giggles, the Tobacco Campus was a perfect place for them to run around and explore, take a few photos, and they were off again! A fun session + so great to meet this sweet family!

According to Mom…

What kind of feel were you thinking for your session? We wanted a feel for how we really live — in a vibrant community that embraces its history, which is why we chose the American Tobacco Campus in Durham.

Who are the members of your family and a quick fact about each person?

Mia (12) – vibrant, energetic, beautiful, intense
Noah (5) – soulful, happy all the time, loving, thoughtful

What was the weather like the day of your session? Uncharacteristically cool for summertime with low evening humidity

What was the best part of your session or why you enjoyed your session? Becky was so great with the kids and made the session fun.

What are some words of wisdom you have for other families preparing for a session? Relax and enjoy it. Time passes so quickly and it is great to have these moments captured.

What are your favorite family weekend activities? Going to the Life and Science Museum in Durham; going to the pool; cleaning house/decluttering (just kidding — we do a little of that on the weekend, but the kids don’t really like it).

Styled by Little Apple Styles | Rebecca Keller | Durham Tobacco Campus Family Photographer

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Interested in custom wall art from your session? Ericka can come to your home, photograph your wall + show you what different frame collections with your images look like on the walls. Frame collections start at 200.00. Contact the studio for more information.

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