Football Fun | Lifestyle Family Photographer | Wilmington, NC Photographer

Throw! Catch! Run! Tackle!  Nothing like Thanksgiving time to bring out the football in a family, right?

Well, I don’t think it takes Thanksgiving to bring out the football in THIS family!  These boys were ALL about football, and it was so much fun to photograph some beautiful family moments as they played football together in beautiful Wilmington, NC.

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Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

As a Wilmington, NC photographer, my goal is to capture the REAL joy, fun, and love a family shares.  We usually start with a few posed family pictures, but really, I think the most beautiful moments are those spontaneous interactions that happen as a family plays together.  This time, we chose football.  And there was no better choice for these two energetic boys!

The beautiful, golden evening light was perfectly on our side, as well, which only adds to the magic of these moments!  I so enjoyed my time with this family, especially since I have two boys of my own.  It was fun to see what my own family might look like a couple years down the road when Crosby is old enough to run and play!

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Wilmington, NC photographer

Nicole is a lifestyle family photographer in Wilmington, NC.  If you are interested in capturing some family memories of your own, please contact me to talk about your very own Family Adventure session!

 

Wilmington, NC photographer | Lifestyle family session | Christmas at home

I offer several different options for family photography in Wilmington, NC but my favorite type of session is this – when I get the incredible privilege of being invited into a client’s home to document their time together as a family.  And what better time of year to do this than for Christmas family pictures!

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Christmas family picture ideas

Christmas Family picture ideas

This family invited me into their home to share some Christmas festivities like baking cookies, reading Christmas stories, and decorating the Christmas tree.   It was such fun to see the kids in their own environment, sharing pictures they had painted, favorite toys and stuffed animals, and favorite morning activities.  And it was even more special to me to know I was photographing all these things so that in years to come these special moments could be enjoyed again and again.

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Wilmington NC photographer

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Wilmington NC photographer

Wilmington NC photographer

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As a mom, I know it’s easy to get so busy creating these beautiful holiday memories for your family to enjoy, but it’s also extremely important for your kids to be able to look back at those memories and see YOU enjoying those moments with them!  If that means a camera on a tripod, great!  If it means an iPhone timer, great!  (I use both these options all the time!) – but if it means hiring a Wilmington, NC photographer to capture some of these memories with you in the picture, I’d be honored to be considered for the job!

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Sometimes I think about why I love photography so much.  If you were to boil it down to just one word, that word would be JOY.  Family interactions and experiences bring great joy, and when those memories are documented in pictures, the joy can be relived again and again!

If Christmas is your favorite holiday (it’s my favorite, too!!) consider capturing some of these special family memories in photos.  It’ll be one Christmas you will never forget!

Wilmington NC photographer

Nicole is a custom family lifestyle photographer serving Wilmington, North Carolina and surrounding areas.