A few months ago my husband became good friends with this guy named Josh. Josh soon invited us over to eat some amazing carne asada and meet his sweet little family, and at the time his lovely wife Jenn was just a few days away from giving birth. About a week later their beautiful baby came and they named her Ellie. Of course we wanted to meet the little one, plus the Burnham family is way cool, so any excuse to visit them is good enough for us! Congrats to Josh, Jenn, and Sydney for the newest member of your family!




I love the baby scowl!




My favorite shot of the day, so precious!


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rog said:
ellie's daddy-o looks kinda like Val Kilmer and Jesus. Both, I know are a strange mix...but it's growing on me. I really mean no harm or disrespect by this blab.
(12.10.08 02:20 AM)
john waire said:
love the last photo. the look in josh's eye is priceless.
(12.10.08 06:17 AM)
Tonya Peterson said:
Holy cute hair! I love it!!! Hope your holidays are going great!!!
(12.10.08 06:51 AM)
Neil Cowley said:
SO vibrant and powerful - if you could bottle that up and sell it you'd make a million - oh - wait - you just did. really love it
(12.10.08 07:29 AM)
sandie said:
i cant get enough of the bed shots!!! thats wear you spend all your newborn time right!!!! i laugh just thinking of you standing over them to get the shot though! wonderful images Amelia!!!!
(12.10.08 08:45 AM)
Ashley Rose said:
Absolutely beautiful! Love the shots in the bed :)
(12.10.08 09:20 AM)
Simply Modern Weddings said:
So precious...I especially love photo # 8!
(12.10.08 10:26 AM)
erica sergio said:
these are so beautiful. something about them is just so peaceful. i love them all.
(12.10.08 10:58 AM)
JoAnna Liston said:
how do I contact you about wedding photography info??? Could you send me your email address?
(12.10.08 11:50 AM)
amelialyon said:
JoAnna, I would love to hear from you about your wedding. My email address is Hope to hear from you soon!
(12.10.08 11:59 AM)
cindelrella said:
oh my goodness, what a goooorgeous family!!! wow! great shot Amelia!
(12.10.08 12:51 PM)
angie + matt said:
Her hair is so dang cute! What a gorgeous family!!
(12.10.08 01:56 PM)
Lyndzee said:
What a beautiful family. And I must say that I dig Josh's beard. Amelia, the last image is on the verge of bringing me to tears. I just love the overwhelming look of love in his eyes as he stares at his baby girl,,so sweet. I know the feeling well. So amazing. Congrats to them and their precious family.
(12.10.08 06:03 PM)
mary said:
soooo...that last image just took my breath away..seriously. this was my thought process.." wow beautiful image..what is happening to my body...oh ya need to breathe" stunning.
(12.10.08 07:09 PM)
Candice Brooke said:
off course you out do yourselves again! Man I love you guys!
(12.11.08 01:42 PM)
Pascal said:
What a cutie! Great baby pictures!
(12.12.08 06:44 AM)
wrecklessgirl said:
shut up with that goodness-ness. gorgeous. that first image is soooo kissable!
(12.12.08 12:20 PM)
Leandra said:
Love the one of her jumping on the bed! The baby is beautiful... and I love your post-processing.
(12.12.08 12:27 PM)
Jennifer said:
So I knew these would be amazing Amelia, but these are beyond words. Thanks you soooo much!!! I absolutely love them!
(12.12.08 10:17 PM)
Jennifer Burnham said:
So I knew they were going to be amazing, but these are beyond words. Thank you sooo much Amelia! I love them!!!!
(12.12.08 11:02 PM)
Mese Ugapo said:
Amelia - Truly, truly fantastic stuff. I know of no one better. You seem to capture the personality of these people in a still. How is that possible? You are a true artists. You guys are extremely talented and it's obvious that you have worked hard to sharpen your skills. I've never met them yet I feel as if I get a pretty good idea of their persona through your pics. Amazing.
(12.13.08 07:53 AM)
samm blake said:
Love the last shot, amazingly beautiful :)
(12.15.08 05:59 AM)
Easton said:
What an adorable family. Love you guys!
(12.21.08 01:29 AM)
Aaron Galeotti said:
I envy that guy's beard! wonderful photos.. you do beatiful work :)
(12.31.08 12:42 AM)
Lele said:
I was just curious about the lenses you used for these last few shots. Do you use a reflector? Also, what did you do for the last one to compensate for the back light? I absolutely love all of your work. It's so incredibly beautiful.
(01.26.09 07:06 AM)
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This lovely family was referred to me by my fabulous sister in law Jill. Joel, the father of the Schneggenburger clan, is a co-worker of Jill and had seen the photos we shot of her and my brother a few months ago and decided to book a sitting for his family. It was a delightful afternoon to say the least:)!



My favorite shot of day, a little out of the norm, but I love it!







"All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth..."





And this is how the session ended, the kids win!!!;)

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angel swanson said:
what an adorable family!! i love these shots, especially the 6th one. they look soo happy!
(12.03.08 12:18 AM)
Lyndzee said:
Upon editing on my beloved computer my phone chimed in a twitter from you saying you had a new post up and of course I had to check,,,,, addiction. (I know,, I should get help) Anyway,, what a happy little family,, so much fun. My favorite is the shadow shot too,, I LOVE shadows. Shadows of anything,, but people and trees especially. Anyway, when can you fit my cute little family in? I want some rockin shots for HUGE canvases in my house. Whoo,, RED BULL. Very nice,, I like you! I like your pictures!
(12.03.08 12:28 AM)
Natalie Norton said:
how fun! wonderful.
(12.03.08 01:26 AM)
john waire said:
this is such a cool session. looks like everyone had a ton of fun. it's evident in the big smiles...and the creativity in your shots. awesome!
(12.03.08 05:34 AM)
Jill said:
Awww...what a cute family! Great images, Amelia, as always.
(12.03.08 08:51 AM)
wrecklessgirl said:
i KNEW it! dinosaurs ARE everywhere!!!!! (i love that b/w silhouette image).
(12.03.08 11:29 AM)
Pascal said:
Absolutely love the last one. These are some great captures of a very nice family!
(12.03.08 01:20 PM)
Blair Van Bussel said:
These are so fun! I am actually editing some pictures from the same location right now and I love seeing what other photographers were able to pull from the same place. These are so so fun , and defiantly show what real family is all about!
(12.04.08 08:44 AM)
Vasti said:
How do you get your photos to look like they're a relief sculpture? It looks like the photo is popping out! Especially the first and the one of the parents in vertical color. HOW?! It's just fantastic.
(12.04.08 09:02 AM)
David Terry said:
Beautiful images. All of them. But I especially LOVE the shadow picture. So unique. Awesome idea! I also love the one of the kids looking like they are running towards you holding hands with the parents in the background.
(12.04.08 06:35 PM)
The Memory Journalists said:
I love the shadow picture! They look like they were a fun family to shoot!
(12.04.08 09:41 PM)
Meg said:
Wonderful spirit in these....the location is so simple yet your images tell so much.
(12.05.08 09:00 AM)
sandie said:
i love those toothless smiles!!! you really rocked this one! :)
(12.05.08 10:33 AM)
caspix said:
So utterly fabulous and full of love and joy xx
(12.05.08 05:33 PM)
Cathy said:
I LOVE these! They just look so real and so full of joy :)
(12.06.08 06:55 PM)
Hanssie said:
Love the shadow shot! Fun, fun!
(12.08.08 07:45 PM)
German Sittner fron Argentina said:
Hey Amelia!!! i can stop watching your blog...i'ts amazing.....
(12.17.08 08:08 AM)
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