I’m thrilled to share these pictures with you today. Shealyn is a long term client and sweet friend of mine who I’ve had the honor of capturing so many special moments for over the years. Her beautiful family is growing and I was so excited to get to photograph her again. This shoot was extra special because when she was expecting her first little girl I photographed her maternity and designed my first shoot dress to try. She was so trusting and let me experiment with my vision and it has been so fun to see it grow and turn into what it is today. It was fun to put her into one of my newest gowns and see how far they have come since we first started. Isn’t she gorgeous?


There is nothing quite like a sweet baby on film, look at these little cheeks! Today I’ve got pictures of sweet Harlow and her beautiful mother Alicia. I’ll be offering these mother daughter mini sessions in studio all month in celebration of mother’s day so if you are a new mother or would like to give the perfect mother’s day gift to a mother you love give me a call.

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What’s that, you say? You wanted to see a maternity session at a castle? Well today is your day. While I was traveling in Europe I got to photograph Jamie who is the creator at Abigail Grace Bridal. She wore two of her newest pieces as sashes along with gowns from Elouise Couture. It was forecasting snow the morning of our session but when we woke up there was clear sky and even a little bit of sun shining through at times which I’m told is unheard of in Belgium this time of year. Isn’t she lovely? If you’re looking for something fun to wear for your maternity session, take a look at her line. A lot of the sashes can be worn as a headpiece or sometimes even a necklace too so they are very versatile, also I just love photographing them!

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  • Chris Drobes

    Absolutely stunning. So tastefully done. These pics take you back to a bygone era and magically transport you to a very dreamy place. Amazing talent.ReplyCancel

  • Kathy Webb

    Wow! So beautiful!! Can’t decide which one is my favorite! Great job Esther and Jamie, you are a beautiful tribute to pregnant women worldwide!ReplyCancel

While I was in Europe, I had the absolute pleasure of visiting Jamie who is the beauty and the brains behind Abigail Grace Bridal . I got to shoot her maternity while I was there and will be sharing that next week, but in the mean time feast your eyes on this lovely collection of her pieces I had the honor of photographing recently.

If you’re looking for a whimsical lovely piece for a wedding accessory, bridesmaids gifts, boudoir session or just to own something sparkly these pieces will not dissapoint! Jamie has been incredibly generous in giving me a coupon for 20 percent off to any of my brides so get in touch with me if you want to get a gorgeous piece of your own, I would love to photograph you in it! Thank you to Mary + Elizabeth for modeling and to Anna Sommerville for hair and makeup.

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