the turon’s : family

you will recognize jenn and mike from their engagement session earlier this summer. donna (jenn’s super wonderful mom) and i have been planning this family shoot for over a year now (we had one planned for last year at around this time and then weather and my being sick had us postpone until this year)! after lots of planning it all came together and i am really happy with the results!

i don’t usually do slideshows for portrait sessions but it was a special request, and because i love this family so much, i just had to. donna even requested the song. goodness, i am such a sap. after downloading the song and listening to it (on repeat while i worked) i was actually so teary. country (and especially mr. jackson) does it to me everytime. my favourite line…

” Remember when thirty seemed so old, Now lookn’ back it’s just a steppin’ stone, To where we are, Where we’ve been, Said we’d do it all again…Remember when”  -Alan Jackson

okay, enough of my rambling- click here for more images and enjoy a couple of my faves below!

gosh, i love these first two so much!

this one would be on my wall, really huge, for sure ;-)

isn’t that hair so wonderful?!

the men of the family think they are posing for an album cover. i think they look pretty darn great!

often times, it is the in between poses shots i love the most!

grandma lovin’.

i really love shooting (how do i say this politically correct?) mature love! i hope i get to do more sessions with mature couples. there is something really special about capturing the love between a couple who has been together for so long! these two are such awesome parents and grandparents. thank you for a great afternoon guys! can’t wait to see what you decide to do with the images.

  • October 4, 2010 - 10:56 pm

    mom susan - carla… absolutely beautiful! i can`t believe how much love and effort you put into taking such perfect pictures and then blogging them and making a slideshow too.

  • October 4, 2010 - 11:12 pm

    jenn - wow Car is all I have to say.
    the pictures turned out so wonderful and I gotta say, the slideshow really had me tearing up forsure!
    you do put a lot of love and effort into your work and it sure shows in everything you do.
    These are so special to us and something we can look back on forever and ever.
    Thank you again so much for doing this for us and I know grams and gramps will love them ;0)
    xo

  • October 4, 2010 - 11:18 pm

    donna - OMG Carla – We absolutely love them!! You did such a fantastic job – I don’t even know how to begin to thank you!! It was so, so worth the wait for our shoot…….I love, love the video – thank you from the bottom of my heart Carla…..We couldn’t have asked for anything more..thank you for sharing your time & capturing our family on that Saturday….I will cherish these photos for years to come…..Donna & Jay

  • October 5, 2010 - 8:21 am

    Abby - What beautiful photos. The Turon’s video is amazing. I can only imagine how much they’ll cherish these!

  • October 5, 2010 - 4:09 pm

    stacie - OH. MY. GOoDNESS. what a wonderful job you did Car!! Loved every single one and what you captured in each picture.to a beautiful family who I have grown up with, you all look soooo happy and amazing in each picture. great song choice Donna, my god Allan gets me everytime. totally cried the entire slide show as soon as the song came on. Lovely job,once again Car you amaze me EVERYTIME !!!!!!!

  • October 5, 2010 - 9:59 pm

    Natalie - WOW! What a great job you did Carla. AGAIN!!! The slideshow is amazing, you really can feel the love this family shares, it touched my heart. The little girls are so adorable, they would be easy to shoot, but everyone looks like they had such a great time. Bravo!

  • October 6, 2010 - 12:51 pm

    Anne - what great pictures of such a great family! the slide show is amazing and very touching! carla…you have outdone yourself once again with your creativity and all your hard work!!

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