Let me introduce you to Miss Elena and her parents! Wow! What an amazing family! I’ve been working with these guys for awhile now, and I’m always so excited when they reach out to me for another session. Elena is absolutely adorable, and her parents are always the best to work with.
Elena’s mom is so awesome about sending me over the pictures of their outfits ahead of time. I always request clients send over a quick pic of what they will be wearing so I can make sure the location we’ve selected and the props I bring compliment each other. And style…this mom has an amazing grasp of fashion! She always has Elena in the most adorable outfits I swear!
We decided to do this session at the Butterworth Center and the Deere-Wiman House to change things up a little bit. This is such a beautiful location as it’s always maintained so nicely. All the flowers, trees, manicured lawns, and beautiful historic architecture makes for really nice portraits.
I started working with Elena and her family before she could even walk. And now to see her walking around the location all by herself is really fun! I just love to watch as my clients grow and take on new experiences and milestones. It’s amazing to be part of this process with them and document all these memories.
Please check out a few of my favorite images from their session. And be sure to stay tuned in October as Little Miss Elena will be turning 2, and we’ll be planning something VERY special for those pictures! 🙂
Amanda Oakes Photography specializes in family, child, wedding, newborn, senior and maternity photography in the Quad Cities and the surrounding area including but not limited to Moline, IL, Davenport, IA, Bettendorf, IA, Muscatine, IA, Aledo, IL and Rock Island, IL.