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what ____ looks like… the woodlands tx child photographer

i truly believe that each of you, no matter what kind of camera you have or dont have, no matter how perfect or imperfect our days can be, it needs to be captured…LIFE needs to be captured.  As a group we hope to inspire you to take out that camera, capture a full day of YOUR life, capture your afternoon swinging at the park, or riding bikes to check the mail, any of it, all of it, just capture it!  No one but your family will prob ever enjoy these images and hey they may not ever even be edited if you are a photog but the bottom line is someday you will look back and you will be so happy you have these memories captured.

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jules trandem | san diego lifestyle photographer



so as the year came to a close and i was working on our family year book i was simply giddy to see so many of our everyday images in one place…truth is i am every year since i started the project, it makes my heart sing and brings a smile to my face about all of the wonderful-ness we have relished in over the year.  AS A PHOTOG AND A MOM IT NOT ONLY MAKES ME PROUD BUT FEEDS MY SOUL…THIS IS WHY I DO WHAT I DO (period).  so without further adieu here is a small compilation of our every images from 2012…what our 2012 looked like!:)xoxo

  • Stacy - Love love love xoxoReplyCancel

  • Brandi - you.are.amazing. What a beautiful year <3ReplyCancel

  • amy grace - shalonda, my sweet friend…each time you share a post, i want to jump through the screen, or jump on a plane and give you a giant hug. the love in you is palpable. we can all feel it. this was a beautiful way to start the year and the project, and i feel like i got a real sense of who you all are. and i love it. every one of these is awesome. soft and precious and little girl sweet. the two of them are the loveliest pair, and are so blessed to have each other. big love to you, and thank you for sharing your sweet soul.ReplyCancel

  • Kirsty - Love it!!!! What a fabulous year :)ReplyCancel

  • Stacey Woods - Oh my goodness what a wonderful summary of your year! The black and white image of your girls asleep in that beautiful light just melts me into a puddle. You have a beautiful life, Shalonda!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea Friedman - This makes me want to give my 2 year old baby sister !ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - Love them!!! These really are the moments that we treasure!ReplyCancel

  • Summer Murdock - wow, just love so many of these images…the one of the fridge, the hose, the fireworks, the sleeping girls…just lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Kara May - Shalonda, these are beautiful. I love seeing your family and the ‘happenings’ of your life through your lens. What an amazing a special post. So excited to get to know you even more thought this project!! :)ReplyCancel

  • Wendy VonSosen - Oh my! Those are the two cutest girls ever. I’m swooning over the one of them snuggled and sleeping in bed together with the light falling just right on their sweet faces. This looks like a glimpse of the ideal childhood for little girls. I love the one of them reading in the library and with all four lined up in the street at night. You have such a gift for making the everyday beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • brenda - Oh Shalonda….first off, what you wrote at the top is soooo soooo true and I adore you even more for inspiring others to capture life. Not many people do that. Someone said to me once and that was the start my journey into photography. Believe me when I say, what you wrote has and does inspire others to do exactly what you suggested. :)

    LOVED all the photos! As I was scrolling I was like “Oh I love that one” and then I would see the next one and say, “Oh that’s my favorite!” You have such a gift and I can only image how beautiful your family album is.ReplyCancel

  • shannon sewell - ah… love every shot!!! such sweet, sweet captures :)ReplyCancel

  • Jenny Cruger - Your work is always so beautiful – these are just wonderful! Loved looking through all of these and you have definitely inspired me. I’m so honored to be involved in this amazing project!ReplyCancel

  • Lin - favorite is still your girls all curled up on the bed together. I have even tried to recreate such a vision…epic fail. I cannot wait until your girls look at these someday and turn to you and say.” mom you rocked! You really gave us everything.”ReplyCancel

  • Sarah c - Oh Shalonda. How I wish you lived closer. Your life is just so beautiful and your spirit as a mother just rings so true in your photography. I love everything you do!! Such a talented and inspiring woman you are!ReplyCancel

  • leah - oh my goodess! what a gorgous collection of the sweetest images. i had just one sister so my heart is huge for two girls. you capture them perfectly.ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Moore - Oh my gosh each of these photos is full of so much love. I love the memories you are capturing, they are so gorgeous. Your daughters are just the cutest things ever!ReplyCancel

  • jules - oh my dear sweet friend … how I love you and your work. you’ve selected all of my favorites to share here. as I scrolled down, the memories from those months came back like it was yesterday. so blessed to soak in your goodness and talent … you inspire me so much! I’m looking forward to another beautiful year with you! xoxoReplyCancel

  • Lacee - I’m curious how you put your book together. Do you do individual pictures on a page? Do you have pictures of some of the pages in your book? I’d love to see some examples to get me jump started on my 2012 book. THANKS!!!!! YOU’RE AMAZINGReplyCancel

  • janetra - Love your photos……..just curious as to what equipment you use – and what lenses you prefer………. Too bad you are so far away from CT!ReplyCancel

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