Saturday, August 21, 2010

Baby Photographer in Greensboro, Miss Curly Q

It goes without saying, but this little girl is absolutely beautiful and her hair do is totally fabulous! I met this family recently at a local park here in Greensboro on what literally must have been the hottest and muggiest day of the year! They were all troopers though and we managed to capture some beautiful shots despite the fact my lens was literally fogging up from all the water in the hair. :-) I hope you enjoy this beautiful family!

Friday, August 20, 2010

Greensboro Children's Photographer - My Buddy "A"

I absolutely adore this little guy and even though he may take awhile to warm up to his session, once he does its all bright eyes and beautiful smiles! We had a great time in downtown Greensboro playing peek-a-boo, finding bug, jumping around, and eating ice cream!

I absolutely adore this little guy and even though he may take awhile to warm up to his session, once he does its all bright eyes and beautiful smiles! We had a great time in downtown Greensboro playing peek-a-boo, finding bug, jumping around, and eating ice cream!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Greensboro Photographer / High Point Photographer - My little man is getting so Big!

We had such a great time out in Oregon. One of my favorite things to do out there is take photos at some of the most beautiful places you could imagine. One of these places are the homes of the two ladies who actually create the boutique items you'll find in our store. Not only are their homes and yards gorgeous, they both have the coolest and most unique antique props you could find anywhere. I just wish I could ship up everything and bring it home with me! Here's my little man on his ladder!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Greensboro Children's Photographer - Something a little different

My style is usually very colorful and vibrant as evident in the majority of my work. I do this because I want to show the excitement of childhood.. the fun, silly, bright moments that make up the life of a child. I typically recommend that my clients bring bright colorful outfits to have their kids photographed in (like those we have in our boutique line), but its always fun for me when they bring something a little different, or even very special, usually a family heirloom or a baptism or christening gown. This was one of those very beautiful items and on this little angel I thought this photo would be neat to have a little more antique look then you'd typically see. Its out of my norm, but in my opinion it really captures this little girl perfectly! I hope you enjoy!

Sunday, August 15, 2010

The fall line is here! - Greensboro Children's Boutique , Greensboro Children's Photographer

I am so excited to announce that now alongside our beautiful line of clothing we are also carrying custom knit items! This is just the beginning of our new fall/winter line and I can't wait to share with you the great things coming in the next few months! These hats are fully customizable in color and size, but are not yet shown for sale on the website. Please send all order inquiries to us directly at

Isn't she such a beautiful model too! I'll show you some other pictures from our session soon, but just had to get these out there asap to show off this gorgeous new introduction to our boutique line!!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Greensboro Newborn / Baby Photographer - Baby AJ

Newborns are so squishy and cuddly and I love it when I can take the time to just capture awesome shots of them! This is one of my favorites! Just look at those precious little lips!!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Greensboro Children's Photographer / Williamette Valley Children's Photographer - Big brother B

This little guy is a HOOT! He and were CRACKING up and boy I tell you I never in my life met a boy full of so much curiousity! He must have asked me 30+ questions in the matter of a 10 minute time frame. :) Gotta love it! We had a great time though, and I'm sure he's still telling his mom what a crazy lady I must be! lol

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Greensboro Children's Photographer - Little Miss Serioussness

We did this session out at a beautiful old farmhouse with 7 kids and a dog running wild! It was pretty fun and pretty crazy! This precious little girl was so serious (just like her older brother was when I photographed him last year!!). She is really such a sweetheart though and it was my pleasure to be able to capture these moments for her momma.. and doesn't she just look PRECIOUS in our boutique clothing (customized with her initial)!!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Greensboro Children's Photographer - CUTE CUTE CUTE!

I will admit I am a little bit partial to 2 year old boys since I am the mommy of one, but it would be hard for anyone not to just love doing portraits for this little guy! He was such a doll and such a joy. We had the best time playing and according to momma he keeps talking about me and my camera! ;)

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Just the first of many! Greensboro Newborn Photographer - Newborn Photography

I'd like to introduce you to our new addition Amaya Joy (AJ). She was born on June 26th at 2:05 in the morning, weighing 7 lbs 11oz, a week past her due date! We are all doing well and RJ is enjoying his new sissy more and more everyday. I was able to spend a half hour or so yesterday snapping some pictures of her, and the two of them together and so its my pleasure now to share them with you all. This will be the first of many more.. hopefully I'll get some more of her in the next few days before she loses that newborn squishiness.. but as of now we're all just focusing on getting lots of good rest! :)

I did realize that I have really really missed working the last couple months and am so excited to for my sessions to start up again in the next couple weeks! Thanks to all of my wonderful clients for your patience, and support during this wonderful time of transition for our family. You and your children are all truly a blessing to me and I can't wait to see you again very soon!!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Greensboro Children's Boutique - Corvallis Children's Boutiqe - 4th of July

4th of July is right around the corner and in celebration of this holiday we have launched some SUPER cute patriotic goodies in our boutique store! These are part of the Salute Collection and will be available for a limited time only so get your orders in ASAP!

Patriotic Bow w/ hat perfect for 4th of July!

Bow sold separately for $8

Patriotic Bow perfect for 4th of July!

Petti-skirt design for the 4th!

The Brady Dress in the Salute Collection
Starting at $25

Patriotic Bow w/ hat perfect for 4th of July!

Bow sold separately for $5

For questions or to order any of our boutique items you can visit the boutique site here or contact us at or

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Children's Photographer in Greensboro - Spring Portraits

I remember last year that April was the most gorgeous month for picutres, and so I have been anxiously awaiting April this year. Low and behold I was not disappointed! It is absolutely phenomenal out right now and the weather has just been treating us so well! I could spend every day out photographing, but unfortunately I have work! lol

But, the nice thing is when I'm working I get to enjoy the outdoors and the beauty of the park by creating beautiful pieces for moms to take home and cherish. This is something I created this week from images taken this past weekend of beautiful Alexis. This is a 20X30 storyboard. I was in love with these images so much that I even ordered one for myself to keep in the studio. I can't wait to get it framed and hung! I hope you enjoy!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Happy Birthday little ballerina! - Greensboro Chlidren's Photographer / St. Augustine Children's Photographer

I LOVE LOVE LOVE to do 1st birthday shoots, and as you can see this was no exception! What a little angel she is in her little pink tutu and big pink hairbow.. and the location momma picked out to shoot in was just as gorgeous!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

What can I do to make you smile? - Greensboro Children's Photographer / St. Augustine Children's Photographer

Having the ability to travel is such a blessing, and I hope that even after baby #2 comes along that I will be able to pack up and go like I do now! I had the opportunity to meet a wonderful family on my travels this past month in beautiful St. Augustine Florida. This little girl just wasn't sure to think about me, but she did seem to like this crazy pirate chicken I brought. LOL She had the most precarious little smile, and you could tell she was quite the thinker. We had a great time playing in the water fountain, hiding in the trees, and gazing over the beautiful pond there. I hope to see her and her beautiful momma and sister again sometime soon!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Children's Photographer Greensboro - Beautiful Florida

So we took a trip, a very long long trip in the car down to Florida. It was a nice trip. It was nice to see family, and it was nice to meet some new friends, but it was not nice to have a 2 year old in the car for 4 days nor to be 6 months pregnant while doing all of this! :) Needless to say, I did get to take RJ to the beach, and he did get to have a fun time chasing the seagulls, digging in the sand, and swinging on the swings. Even after the madness of the car, I'm actually looking forward to our next trip to Florida in the fall when we'll go tackle the Disney crowds for his 3rd birthday. By that time I'm sure it will be even more "fun" since we'll have another kiddo to pack around. :) I hope you enjoy this little taste of our trip! :)

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Greensboro Children's Photographer - Friday April 2nd - Autism Awareness Day

Friday April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day and to commemorate this special day, Forget Me Not Photography has put together a week full of special discounts and events with 100% of our session proceeds from these events going directly to the Autism Society of North Carolina.

The cost is $100 for a mini session package (producing 10-15 final proofs)
$50 for the session fee (which goes to the Autism Society)
$50 image package includes
1 8X10
2 5X7s
2 4X6s
or 1 full resolution digital file
(nearly a 50% savings!)
$30 more in print/digital credit for any family affected by autism (or a $30 certificate toward a future session)

(other images/prints available at normal studio rates, please contact us for pricing)

Session spots are limited and scheduling is as follows (by first come first serve)

2 in-studio sessions (Tuesday)
4 Greensboro on-location sessions (Wednesday afternoon)
4 Fayetteville on-location sessions (Friday afternoon)

Due to the nature of these sessions (1/2 hour time limit) these are not recommended for babies under 5 months, or groups. Special exceptions may be made at the discretion of the photographers.

Sessions will fill fast so act quickly (we've had three requests even before the posting of this blog!)

Happy Easter Baby Ducklings! - Greensboro Children's Photographer

I had the wonderful opportunity to go out the Bethania Mill in Winston Salem to photograph some beautiful kiddos with some of the cutest little creatures.. baby ducklings! I had such a good time, and so did all of the wonderful kiddos. Here is just a small taste of all the fun we had that day!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Greensboro Children's Photographer - Beautiful Blue Eyes

My absolute favorite thing to photograph is babies under 1. Why you might ask? Well because you can do so MUCH fun stuff with them.. and they can't get away! lol. IN other words, they stay where you put them so you can have alot of fun with cute props/backgrounds/etc. Now don't get me wrong, I love toddlers for different reasons but babies let me be extra creative and the artist in me just loves that. I hope to get the opportunity to photograph these little beauty for many years to come. I've already watched her grow so much in just the last few months, its hard to imaging how big she'll be the next time I see her. Anyways.. I hope you enjoy beautiful blue eyes!

Saturday, March 6, 2010

And the winners are....

A big HUGE thanks goes out to everyone who participated in our 2010 Cutest Kid Contest by booking a session, voting, and donating! We raised almost $2,500 for the FSNCC and a few clients have told me more is still coming in!! If you didn't get the opportunity to donate, and would still like to please visit the FSNCC website here and donate via the paypal link on the bottom of their site.

Also please take a moment to read these two beautiful testimonials about what the FSNCC had done for those in our community.

"When I think of all the changes that I have experienced in my family, it takes my breath away because I never dreamed that this life would be my life. MY life was supposed to be neat and trim. Everything in order and in place.

But it wasn’t long before those days became silly in some sense because I now have the privilege of living a life that had been hand chosen for me for reasons I still cannot fully understand now. Not yet. Maybe not ever or at the very least--for a very long while. My life, even for all of its unplanned, unexpected and unnerving (at times) changes is still a life that I would not change for anything. Life changes and people can change with it or be forever disappointed, dismayed or discomforted by those changes.

Laurel says..

Change is a part of everything we experience. Our response to change is the test. Change is the only thing that is constant. The question is ‘How does one handle too much change at once?’ They get support and encouragement from people who know exactly how they think and feel and experience. For Mothers in this area, that comes from Family Support Network (FSN) The mothers who make up this group made an incredible difference in my life and in my family’s life. They listened and did not judge. Tears cried were a release of energy and bounded us together. My struggles became their struggles for that moment. That moment was all I needed for that time and that place in my life. To be listened to and not judged. I still cry at Family Support Network Mom’s groups because I feel so blessed and so privileged to be a part of something that grows and changes with the dynamics of those who need support. I truly hope that while I am in this place and in this time, that I can be of support and give back to the newest friend. I hope I can convey my struggles and blessings in a way that gives back even just a fraction of what has been so generously given to me. Each day is a blessing."

Monica says

"At the age of eight months old my typically developing son Connor was diagnosed with Infantile Spasms (a catastrophic seizure disorder), and my world was turned upside down. How could this have happened? Months later I was still weeping daily & grieving for the loss of the hopes and dreams that I had for him and for our family. I had to quit my job as a Nurse to stay at home & care for him, and I had never felt so alone in the world. Day in and day out I helplessly watched him have several seizures a day, all while everybody else that I knew went on with their lives. No one could understand what my husband and I were going through. No one that we knew had ever been through something like this.

Finally, someone told me about Family Support Network of Central Carolina. My life was forever changed…for the better. Within this organization, I found other Moms that knew what I was going through…Moms that had been there & done that. Families that didn’t judge me or my child, but gave us compassion & comfort. I felt like I had found a place that I belonged! Three years later, Connor is still battling seizures daily, but I feel that with the support of FSNCC that I am better equipped to deal with the challenges of having a child with special needs. I know that through the friendships of the other families we have met through FSNCC, that I AM supported on those tough days that I just want to throw in the towel. I’ve learned about resources that have benefited our family that I probably would have never known about. If it wasn’t for this organization, I hate to think of how much harder the past 3 years would have been! Thank you FSNCC, you have helped us to see our new set of hopes & dreams!"

Now that is what this contest was all about.. not a popularity contest for kiddos or their parents.. but a fun way for us to raise money for a really really wonderful charity which has made such an impact in the lives of those in our community.. other moms and dads like us!

So without further ado.. I give you the winners of Forget Me Not's 2010 Cutest Kid Contest!!!!! Winners were determined by popular vote with one vote counting for each comment containing a unique email address on the blog. Additionally, votes through email (for those wishing to keep their email addresses private) were also accepted. Voting opened early Monday morning the 1st and ended today at 5pm eastern.

1st place - Contestant #3

This handsome little man and his momma win:
$250 in cash :)
1 full 1-2 hour children's portrait session ($129 value)
a 4X6 leather bound album with 30 prints ($300 value)
an 11X14 custom framed mounted print ($200 value)
a beautiful piece of our sterling silver photo jewelry or one of our very popular photo purses/bags ($150 value)
a gift certificate for Forget Me Not boutique ($65 value)
a $50 savings bond from Southern Community Bank
A family 4 pass to feed the butterflies from All A Flutter Butterly Farm
a beautiful handbag from Splurges Boutique
.....and the opportunity to have future sessions at no charge as Forget Me Not's #1 model

2nd place - Contestant #10

This little man and his momma win...

1 full 1-2 hour children's portrait session ($129 value)
an 11X14 mounted print ($55 value)
a $25 gift certificate to Forget Me Not Boutique
a $50 Savings Bond from Southern Community Bank
a membership from the Little Gym and 1 month of free classes ($100 value)

3rd place - Contestant #14

This little lady and her momma win..
1 30 minute children's portrait session ($79 value)
an 8X10 mounted print ($45 value)
a $50 savings bond from Southern Community Bank
a Tote Bag from the 31 Collection ($20 value)

The following participants win by special selection due to outstanding qualities/circumstances by either the parent or child.... :)

Contestant #25 - Miss Personality -
Family passes to Art Quest

Contestant #11 - Sweetest Hugs -
A Gift Certificate to Maxi B's Bakery

Contestant #13 - Best Dancer
A Gift Certificate to Kid Tested

Contestant #24 - Big Brother to Be
A sling from Anna's slings

Contstant #7 - Most deserving
a $75 gift certificate to Balance Day Spa

These individuals were chosen at random from blog postings to receive the remaining prizes..

2 hours of Childcare from Bizi Kids -
Tupperware Double Plates from Wendy - Blogger Poster Chrissy (contestant #18)
Family passes for the Greensboro Grasshoppers -

If you are a winner.. please shoot me an email at to claim your prize(s)!!!!!