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In all the fall family craze, I still managed to get this little beauty in for session. She is quite special…you see she is the first baby girl in over 50 years. Yes, she has more than a handful of boy cousins to keep in line.  And even more on the way!


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Everyone of these is so soft and delicate. So perfect for this precious little girl. Congratulations to the family! These are beautiful, Raye.

Simply breathtaking… every single one of them!

So amazing (as usual!)!!! :) Love all of these, Raye!

First girl in 50 years…wow…that is awesome. These are so soft and precious just like her. Fantastic work Raye!


These are absolutely adorable! I am in awe of your work.

a truck, a wall, an alley

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Is it possible that this family makes me grow as a photographer? I enjoy shooting them so…  Yes, its also great seeing the whole brother dynamic. Almost like watching my own two interact sometimes. And always gaining new insight into how to mix a bit of posed (if you call it even that) and candids of these two boys with loads of fun energy. Adore you D and H!

This year we tried out a new spot…which was a bit muddy, but what boy doesn’t love to climb? The alley (Charleston’s one and only) had many people stop by – they just had a make a remark about the P family’s newest (and biggest) member Roscoe. Yes, that is a dog, not a horse. LOL

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Jennifer Strom

Lovely….you are very inspiring! Beautiful family!!


wow! These are gorgeous!

Brooke Scarlet

Those boys are precious! I love little boys with stark white hair…it’s so cute! And Roscoe is AWESOME! We have a Rosco, but he is not NEAR as big as that puppy!! <3 your work!!

These are beautiful, Raye!!! I love your processing, and I love the unique locations. :)

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I have lots of blogging to do and not much time to do it. Peek posts are one of my favorite parts of the session process, and although I may not “peek” each one, please know I want to.

The crazy season ends this week here, but more work continues as galleries get proofed, christmas card orders get mocked-up, orders get placed, albums get assembled, and pretty soon it will be December. Take note that December through January, the studio will be closed and only a select number of newborn sessions will be taken. I use this time to revamp for 2010 and of course spend time with family.

This session was a nice change of pace. Older sis is an amazing gymnast. The last image is one of many that we did at near dark – the “blue” hour if you will. She wowed me in all her abilities. And I know that “taking pictures” is usually not in the fun category for 5th grade boys, but we did work out a deal that he got to pick what was for supper that night.

A loving family…a loving-good time.




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Amazing session Raye! You continue to be one of my favorite family photographers:). What a beautiful family–love that last family image!

oh raye!! these are fantasmic!! that last one is to die for. i’m sure they will be beyond thrilled to have such beautiful pictures of their family.

The last one is absolutely brilliant.

a sis’ kiss

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…is the sweetest! I photographed these two when younger sister was a tiny newborn and older sister was a toddler. Mom was hoping the field would hold out long enough for our session on Saturday.

A side note: I am backed up a bit on emails and card requests (it is just this time of year), but no worries…everyone will be taken care of soon.

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I am speechless! I will never be able to express my gratitude to you for such beautiful photos that we will cherish forever. You are an amazing & gifted person. You truly deserve every good thing that is coming to you. XOXOXOXO

Monica Curtis

The MOST beautiful girls I have ever seen! Amazing is not good enough- these photos are truly treasures. Breathtaking………..all of them!

I just adore your aesthetic. These are fabulous. Love every thing about them.

Lovely and super sweet…

a wonderfully full week

I have not been able to post to the blog all the sessions that have taken place. However, I did manage to send some sneak peeks via email. Here are two of the latest five and maybe soon I can post a longer blog post. Until then ~ much love.


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Sigh… amazing..gorgeous… beautiful. As always Raye!!

Perfection again, Raye!

As always, breathtaking!

Those are all absolutely gorgeous!