Adoption Day!

I met the Molony Family at Evolve Aikido, where their son was training with my kids. It was easy to become fond of them, and enjoyed hearing updates on the journey they were on. Their boy, Aidan, was placed in their home- and they began the exhausting but worthwhile process to adopt him. When they were (finally!) given their adoption date, they asked if I would photograph this life changing event.

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What an honor to attend and photograph such a special moment. Congratulations, Molony family! What wonderful people this beautiful boy made parents.

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Mays Kids with Mom, Grandma, and Great Grandma

The Mays kids were excited to see their grandma and great-grandma, who were visiting California from the mid-west.

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Grandma was pleased to meet her newest grand baby for the first time.

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I have enjoyed watching these wonderful people grow through the years.

Takai:

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Darrell:

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Jasiah:

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Anjal:

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Isaiah:

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Shiloh:

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Selah-Noelle:

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Ayvah:

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Beautiful people to photograph, beautiful people to know 🙂

Christensen, McConville, McCoy

Rebecca organized family portraits while her brother and his family were visiting from out of state. I’m so glad she did! I had a great time being with each one of them. It was an honor to celebrate their family with them!

Grandkids & Grandparents:

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Cousins:

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Brother and Sister:

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Grandparents:

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Families:

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Everyone:

*I would love to take credit for the composition of this photo, but it was Kevin’s idea. I’m so glad for his artistic vision, because I love this picture!

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A few photos of the lovely little lady of the group:

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What beautiful people I got to spend time with!