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A boot-scootin’ birthday

Miss. C is five, and boy did she and her friends have fun celebrating Texas style at the McKinney, Texas Storybook Ranch! There was bouncing, sliding, horseback riding, a pinata, delicious cake, and my personal favorite, the Pettin’ Zoo. Just be careful, though, if you are lucky enough to visit this particular Pettin’ Zoo, not to wear your camera bag around the goats. They can get slightly aggressive when they mistakenly take it for a feed sack!

Happy 5th birthday Miss. C! Thank you for trusting me to capture your special celebration!

Dallas Children, Dallas Events, Dallas Families, Dallas Kids
  1. Erika says: Love them! It's so great to have captured these precious moments amid the chaos... on 03.2.11 @ 10:28 am

  2. Kirsten Schorsch says: Awesome pics! on 03.2.11 @ 10:34 am

  3. Ingrid Fedge says: You truly captured Cbear's spirit and thoughtfulness! She is so like her mom............ on 03.3.11 @ 8:48 am

Drumroll , please. . . .

And the winner of the Top 10 of 2010 Contest is…. “The Secret!”

Congratulations to the winning family! I’ll be in touch soon with your free 11×14 wall portrait, and I look forward to seeing you again in 2011! Thank you to everyone who participated — such a fun way to close out a great year. Can’t wait to see what this next year will bring. Thank you again for trusting me to capture your memories.

And just for fun…our second place runner up was “I Wanna Hold Your Hand.”

Followed in third place by “The Sweet Kiss.”

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Did I really miss this?!?

Not too long ago, I posted some pictures from my session with these two adorable sisters and their baby brother HERE. I was preparing their CD this past week and came across the picture below. I had to check twice to make sure that I really had not edited it! What a perfect display of their sweet bond as sisters. Well, needless to say, it made it’s way onto their CD, and I loved it so much that it was included in my Top 10 of 2010 Contest. Don’t forget that voting ends tomorrow night at midnight. It’s so close right now; I, for one, can’t wait to see who wins!

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Top 10 of 2010

What a fantastic year 2010 was for me! I am truly thankful to all of my wonderful clients who trusted me to capture what is special about each of you. And to officially show my gratitude, let’s finish the first month of 2011 off with a contest and some prizes! It was very hard to do, but I have picked the “Top Ten” images from 2010, and now you get to vote for your favorite. The image that receives the most votes by midnight on January 31, 2011 will receive an 11×14 wall portrait of the winning image and a complimentary session with Lauren to be used any time in 2011! And my favorites certainly weren’t limited to these ten. Don’t miss the slideshow at the end of this post showing all my favorites from throughout the year. From the bottom of my heart, thank you!

Now, for the fine print and voting…

~ Contest will run through Januay 31, 2010 at midnight CST.
~ No multiple voting. Only one vote per IP address will be counted.
~ No substitutions.
~ No purchase necessary to win.

Happy Voting!

And Lauren Reynolds Photography’s first annual year-end review…

Announcements, Dallas Babies, Dallas Children, Dallas Families, Dallas Newborns
  1. Pamela Baker says: "The Secret" is priceless! on 01.26.11 @ 4:31 pm

  2. Donna M. Gides says: These are three of the prettiest sisters I have ever seen. on 01.31.11 @ 11:04 am

Cards, cards, cards!

I absolutely LOVE Christmas cards. I love getting them in the mail, designing them, and I even love addressing mine and getting them out the door. And this year, it was even more exciting to open the mail and receive cards that I had put together for some of my friends. A special thanks to all of the families who helped me build my portfolio this fall — I feel so honored to have been a part of your lives. So here is a little slideshow with my cards from 2010 — just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share them all with you!

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

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Christmas Fun!

If you live in Dallas but haven’t yet made it downtown to see the Neiman Marcus Christmas decorations this year, go before it’s too late! We went this past weekend and had the best time. I swear for a minute I felt like I was in New York City. Well….maybe they’re not that good, but still so much fun and a whole lot closer! This year, in addition to the usual glitz and glamour, they have designed kid-sized space-themed tunnels that span about half a city block that children can climb through like a maze. Some serious Christmas fun — we could have stayed there all day! And just look at this patient, kind and oh so authentic Santa — fabulous!

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Mr. Maturity

Meet Mr. A, perhaps the most mature two-and-a-half year old I’ve ever met. He carried on conversations with me like he was ten. What a delight this special little man was to be with!

And look at how much he adores his mom and dad. C Family, it was great to get to know you and help you capture the precious stage your family is in. Happy Thanksgiving!

Dallas Children, Dallas Families
  1. Kristi says: These turned out so cute. Thanks for getting them up so quick, we've had fun sharing them today with our family all together! on 11.25.10 @ 6:09 pm

  2. Amy L. says: Wow, these are great! A is so handsome and getting so big! Lauren, great job! on 11.26.10 @ 4:52 pm

  3. Nana says: That is the cutest little guy I have ever seen - thumbs up A. for doing such a good job. Gold Star! on 11.26.10 @ 6:07 pm

  4. Olivia W says: Love this family! Beautiful pictures! on 11.26.10 @ 10:23 pm

  5. Aunt Angie says: These are too cute! I love your shirt tail hanging out. Miss ya! See you soon. on 11.27.10 @ 1:16 am

  6. Ms. Lindsay says: Kristi--these are presh! A is SO cute! Great family pics!! on 11.28.10 @ 1:35 am

  7. Amy says: Great pics! I think my favorite is the top right pic of A up close. Love the bokeh so A really pops out in the pictures too! on 11.30.10 @ 4:45 am

Cars, Trains, Flowers and a . . .

singing billygoat named Esmerelda!? Yep, that’s what this session was made of. Oh, and the promise of Yogurt Land! We were pulling out all the stops to get Little B to smile, although I don’t think any of our efforts resulted in the priceless expression you will see below. No, we turned around and Little B was proudly teetering on the edge of a stone ledge — so glad mom let me snap a few frames before she helped him to safer ground — precious!

L’s, you guys rocked your session! I’ll be in touch with your full gallery soon!

Dallas Children, Dallas Families
  1. Jackie says: Billy's face is too familiar - like his father's and that "I'm up to something soon" look!!!! And who could resist giving Georgia all of the lollipops she wanted after that enormous smile!!!?!?!?! Beautiful! on 11.23.10 @ 10:38 pm

  2. Alexia says: Totally fabulous!!! Everyone looks so good and so full of expression!! Beautiful colors!! I love the black and white and the one with the car, good luck on picking, Renne!!! Its so hard to choose!!!! on 11.23.10 @ 10:42 pm

  3. Raquel Lokey says: They are SO BEAUTIFUL ...very hard to choose. Colors very clear. I want the four of you sitting on the bench 4x6. The one that Georgie is kissing Billy is great too. PROUD GRANDMOTHER. on 11.24.10 @ 2:51 pm

  4. Monica says: AMAZING!!! The picture of Little Billy is priceless and the boys love the photo of Georgie with her flower bow :) Loved the black and white family pic - I want one for my Christmas present!!!!!! on 11.24.10 @ 6:25 pm

  5. Suzette says: AB FAB!!! i hope i get one in my stocking!! Beautiful Family!! on 11.24.10 @ 7:33 pm

  6. Renne Lokey says: I'm in love over and over again! They are absolutely beautiful. on 11.25.10 @ 2:01 am

  7. Amy Biediger says: Adorable! Love the family photo and the red lipstick - go Renee! Beautiful family! on 11.29.10 @ 10:55 pm

  8. Conner and Charlie says: Conner: I love the pictures and georgia and billy are cute!! i like the one where billy is playing with his car. Charlie: I think baby billy looks very playful and georgia is very loving!! on 11.30.10 @ 4:07 am

There are Sisters . . .

and then there are sisters who are best friends. I don’t think I have to tell you which category these two little lovelies fall into. My own sister and I had an extra special bond like these two when we were little. May you always be best friends Miss. M & C!

And let’s not leave little brother out — he’s pretty cute and fun too!

I’m so glad we were able to fit a session in M Family. We got some great images of your precious little ones! Can’t wait to show you the rest!

Dallas Children, Dallas Families
  1. Grandad Muller says: My favoriye is the three tumbled together... would make a great Christmas gift, hint,hint! on 11.23.10 @ 2:58 pm

  2. Lois says: These are absolutely wonderful!!! They really capture each of the personalities! Precious. on 11.23.10 @ 3:36 pm

  3. angela muller says: I can't even express how adorable the kids are!!!!! Aunt Dodo on 11.23.10 @ 4:05 pm

  4. Did I really miss this?!? « Lauren Reynolds Photography, LLC says: [...] ago, I posted some pictures from my session with these two adorable sisters and their baby brother HERE. I was preparing their CD this past week and came across the picture below. I had to check twice to [...] on 01.31.11 @ 4:23 am

Sweetness. . .

These cute little guys were so excited to give their mommy the flowers I brought along for our Saturday morning session. It was so sweet to see their excitement. They adore her, and for good reason — she’s a fantastic mom. I’m so glad to have been able to help you capture that T family!

And they are pretty crazy about each other (and dad too!). Oh, and do I even need to mention mom’s shoes!? Fabulous!

Dallas Children, Dallas Families
  1. Neely says: Thank you, Lauren, for a most pleasant photo shoot! You are wonderful with kids which is a fabulous quality when photographing children! ; ) We had the best family photo shoot ever! Thank you!! on 11.22.10 @ 6:34 pm

  2. Amy L. says: Love the cute T boys! Great job capturing their sweet personalities, Lauren! on 11.22.10 @ 7:01 pm