Sandra Coan’s Friday Favorites: The Golden Hour

Hello and happy Friday!

My favorite thing about Friday Favorites is showcasing how amazing just one photo on it’s own can be!  Stunning work everyone!

Next week our them will be Joy!  I’m ready for some belly laughs and big ol’ smiles!!  Can’t wait!

Have a great weekend!!




Kim Tsui Photography


Monika Marianna Manowska


Ann Woodard, Photographer


Melissa Lazuka Photography


Verva Photography


Kate T. Parker Photography


Molly Matcham Photography

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Molly Matcham - Thank you so much! Honoured to be on here :-)

Christina Mallet on Instagram: Quiet Reflection

Hello and welcome to Instagram Thursday.

Usually I’m all cheerful and chipper in this post but this week, that feels dishonest.
It’s been a heavy week, on multiple fronts and even though I’m far away in Cape Town, my American heart feels the weight.

We’ve all been inundated with news and opinions, and I think it’s time to quietly reflect, to feel, to listen and take it all in.

The photos I chose this week captured the quiet and reflection that I’m talking about–there’s also one zanny photo, which also seemed apt.

Congratulations to the featured photographers and thankful for your beautiful images.








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Allison Corrin Photography: A Beautiful Summer’s Evening

Oh how I love a good maternity session!  And these images are just gorgeous!


From Allison:

“On a summer’s evening we met and frolicked, while the warmth bathed and the tickling grass danced, and the sweet watermelon juice dripped from pursed pink lips. These three, soon-to-be-four, fit so naturally, so beautifully together. There was no hurry, no force, just free spirited delight. I loved everything about this perfect little session.”

About Allison: based in Kansas  / website / contact / facebook


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Elizabeth Clark Photography: A Family at the Beach

Love everything about this session!!  So sweet!


From Elizabeth:

“It really was a photographer’s dream shoot.  Beautiful family, cute preppy wardrobe, and, most importantly, a location that is scenic and has true meaning for the family.  Jeff’s family has had a Long Beach cottage for several generations – since before the sea wall was built! (He showed me a photo…).  It is now tradition for him and his wife to vacation there yearly, and this was daughter Georgia May’s second summer on the beach.  We decided to follow their daily routine of exploring the rocks, dipping feet in the water, and then heading to Dairy Maid for ice cream (ok, maybe it was morning and ice cream is more of an evening routine, but I figured the bright pastel colors would make a great backdrop at any time of day).  I love how much fun Georgia May had, giving me both genuine smiles and occasional skeptical smirks.  Also, the mom, Taylor, was a trooper, looking glamorous despite dealing with food poisoning!”

About Elizabeth: based in Massachusetts  / website / contact / facebook


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Long Beach Baby and Family Rockport MA Portraits | Elizabeth Clark Photography - […] This session was featured on one of my favorite family photography blogs, Little Bellows – check it out here : […]