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Last Lemonade Stand of the Summer | {Greater Seattle Area Child & Family Portrait Photographer}

October 21st, 2016

Weelllllll, I suppose summer is most definitely officially over. I know, I know, it has been gone for some time now. Does anyone else mourn the end of summer, or is it just me? Don’t get me wrong, I really do love the fall – the gorgeous colors as the leaves change, crisp mornings, sometimes […]

 

Weelllllll, I suppose summer is most definitely officially over. I know, I know, it has been gone for some time now. Does anyone else mourn the end of summer, or is it just me? Don’t get me wrong, I really do love the fall – the gorgeous colors as the leaves change, crisp mornings, sometimes blanketed in mysterious fog, but oh summer! It’s my favorite. So, for those of you who might be missing summer just a little bit, here is a sneak peak into the portrait adventure I had with my boys to celebrate the end of summer. What better way to do that than with an end-of-summer lemonade stand?! When I do a portrait adventure, I love to get the kiddos involved in every part of the action. They love to play (and so do I,) so it’s a win-win for everyone! Why not catch them in their element?

Here, they “paint” and “build” the stand. I love how little C wants to do everything like big brothers!

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (28)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (27)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (5)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (6)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (9)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (26)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (24)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (1)

 

What do these little yellow things taste like?

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Whoa!

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But they are strangely delicious… I. just. can’t. stop!

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (21)

 

Good thing we weren’t really selling this lemonade! Talk about some major health code violations! 😉

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Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (17)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (8)

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Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (18)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (16)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (15)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (14)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (19)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (30)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (31)

TAKE THAT, YOU SIGN!

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (12)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (11)

 

Last Lemonade Stand Portrait Adventure Photo Shoot Child and Family Portraits Children and Family Pictures Photographer Kristen Buchmann Photography Seattle Bellevue Kirkland Renton Kent Issaquah Maple Valley Covington (10)

 

Oh I just ADORE how this Last Lemonade Stand of the Summer portrait adventure captured my boys in their element. They love to create & play, they love lemonade stands and always make big plans for them, they love making messes, and they love sugar! 😉 And I have the portrait memories to cherish forever. Did you see little C’s precious curls? Well, one day, I will have to cut his hair, and the curls will most likely be gone forever, just like his big brothers’. This photo shoot serves as one last showcase of those amazing blonde curls. They grow up all too quickly! Sigh…

I hope you enjoyed this peek into their world as much as I did! I’d love to go on an adventure with you, too. Just drop me a line, and let’s start dreaming!

 

Delightfully,

Kristen

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D. | Back to School portrait Shoot {Seattle Child & Family Photographer}

September 15th, 2016

It’s so hard to believe the little ones are back in school already! What could beat a whimsical back-to-school photo shoot? This back to school portrait shoot post is VERY late in coming, as far as sharing goes, but it’s hard to make time for blogging! I just had to share these darling back to […]

 


It’s so hard to believe the little ones are back in school already! What could beat a whimsical back-to-school photo shoot? This back to school portrait shoot post is VERY late in coming, as far as sharing goes, but it’s hard to make time for blogging! I just had to share these darling back to school pics anyway. These portraits were taken days before D. started KINDERGARTEN. Unbelievable. You can see how proud and excited he is in his portraits. It’s a child photographer’s dream to capture to emotion our little ones have. For parents, it’s so hard to remember all of the details, so I love when a photograph can save some of them forever!

For this portrait session, we had a little mini portrait adventure, complete with taking a walk to “school,” reading, writing, and even a little teaching (D. teaching me!) At one point, D. was telling me all about the planets and how they fit together and race through the solar system. Such sweet moments to capture on camera!

 

Walking “to school…”

 

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Every child’s big question: “What’s for lunch?”

 

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Delightfully,

 

Kristen

 

 

 

 

 

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Dakota John | {Jumping on the Couch} Child Portraits

January 8th, 2010

Okay – so normally I don’t let Dakota…or the cats…or the dog…or anyone with messy fingers or smelly socks sit on my living room couch, let along jump on it! Yet, who can resist when the whole ensemble and enthusiasm make for such a picture perfect moment! I love how the red of Dakota’s Christmas […]

 

Okay – so normally I don’t let Dakota…or the cats…or the dog…or anyone with messy fingers or smelly socks sit on my living room couch, let along jump on it! Yet, who can resist when the whole ensemble and enthusiasm make for such a picture perfect moment! I love how the red of Dakota’s Christmas pjs contrast with the softness of the rest of the room and compliment the greens in the pillow beside him. Too perfect – and this was a totally candid moment. I love catching those types of shots on portrait shoots, especially child portrait shoots – how fun when they happen with my very own family, who is on a constant portrait shoot, so it seems!

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Check out his new monogrammed Christmas pjs! We decided to start a new family tradition of opening new pjs on Christmas eve and wear them as our Christmas morning present-opening attire.

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“I need to rest,” he says. Who can blame him? He got more exercise in a few minutes than many of us get in a week…okay a year! 😉

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Happy New Year!

Kristen