Mommy and Me – My Little Reider is 4 Months | Sarah Gray Photography featuring Ais Portraits

I am in love! I’m in love with my baby boy. I’m in love with these pictures and I’m so thankful for my sweet friend, Aislinn, of Ais Portraits, for sharing her talent with me to take some pictures of me and my sweet Reider.

You cannot imagine how nervous I was about doing these. Nervous about wanting to lose more baby weight first, nervous about not having time to get ready (hello, dry shampoo!), nervous about being awkward in front of the camera… yes, even photographers feel that way. But, ladies, I am SO stinkin’ glad I did these! I mean, seriously! Who wouldn’t want sweet mama-baby snuggle pictures of yourself with your little one? This is was that first year is full of! This is what you’ve waited for 9 treacherous months! This! The snuggles. The cuddles. The sweet baby smell, may it supernaturally linger longer than it should (I legitimately prayed that).

There aren’t enough words for how glad I am that I put those nerves aside and let a pro (who knows women’s bodies and how to use flattering angles) capture this amazing, and short, season that is infancy.  I cannot say enough about how thankful I am that I shut my inner self conscious voice up for long enough to do these. I dream of offering this service to Tallahassee mamas (hint hint, I will be), and ladies… I watch my angles like you wouldn’t believe.

Thank you so much Ais Portraits for your amazing talent, and thank you to The Fount Collective for featuring this session with your beautiful collection of photography. You and I are kindred hearts.

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Candice + Jason | Sarah Gray Photography, Tallahassee, FL Wedding Photographer

Candice and Jason contacted me about a year ago to photograph their engagement session at Bradley’s Pond, where they would be married the following year. When Candice contacted me she said that the photos were very importnat to her and I was so glad when I met her that we seemed to “get” each other stylistically. Their beautiful ceremony was outdoors on a very warm, September 13, 2014. These two have been wonderful to work with and I’m so honored that I was asked to photograph their wedding day. I was looking forward to this wedding for so long and am thrilled with how thier images turned out! Congratulations to Jason and Candice!

Venue: The Retreat at Bradley’s Pond
Officiant: Pastor Matthew Hall, Canopy Roads Baptist Church
Catering: Jackie’s Kitchen, Bainbridge, GA
Coordinator: Kristy Seaone with Jackie’s Kitchen, Bainbridge, GA
Bridal and Bridesmaids Dresses: Alfred Angelo
Suits: Jos A. Bank
Hair: Brittney Chess, owner of Cut N’ Up Salon, Sebring, FL
Makeup: Amanda Wolfe Mabry, owner of Bella Con Stile, Orlando, FL
Rings: The Gem Collection
Flowers: Sam’s Club
Cake: Publix Bakery
DJ: Space Age Sound
Photography: Sarah Gray Photography, with Aislinn Baily assisting

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Matt and Allie, take 2 – Tallahassee, Florida wedding photographer

A few weeks ago I had the honor of “second shooting” for a few hours with a photographer who was in town working a beautiful wedding. Aislinn Bailey of Ais Portraits has a great eye for couples’ photography and we had fun photographing this beautiful couple.

To see many more images from this beautiful wedding, see Aislinn’s post. You’ll be glad you did.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

 

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer. Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer. Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

 

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.

Sarah Gray Photography | Tallahassee, FL Wedding photographer.  Wedding by Ais Portraits and second shot by me.