Monthly Archives: September 2012

Waiting on baby ~ Austin Maternity Photographer

One of the best parts of my job is getting to meet new people and I love how often our worlds collide!  I’ve been noticing this a lot these days … that the world, while huge, feels smaller and smaller. And that if you pay attention, there really are many kind people with only the...

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  • Leslie Williams ClawsonSeptember 25, 2012 - 5:47 pm

    Love that fence 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Laura Brown SykesSeptember 25, 2012 - 7:34 pm

    The one of Mary Patton giving her Daddy a kiss is pure gold. Thank you Katie!ReplyCancel

  • Julie Brown-GrossSeptember 25, 2012 - 8:06 pm

    OMG, what a beautiful family!ReplyCancel

  • Pascha Firnhaber CopelandSeptember 25, 2012 - 8:12 pm

    Love these! Precious and priceless 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Dianne Haynes StromanSeptember 25, 2012 - 11:39 pm

    Beautiful as always! Miss you guys!ReplyCancel

  • Vicki Vaughan AngottiSeptember 26, 2012 - 2:27 am

    Precious! Mike, Laura & MP, you are such a beautiful family. Can’t wait to find out if the little one will be as fun as Mike was!ReplyCancel

  • Tammy R GarciaSeptember 25, 2012 - 8:03 pm

    These are great! Where were these shot? I love the trees and fence and all 3 of you look amazing! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Asher Clark FlynnSeptember 25, 2012 - 8:15 pm

    Those are great!!! Beautiful family! Can’t wait to see the newest addition 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Valerie Vaughan SeslerSeptember 25, 2012 - 8:23 pm

    Laura, they are all so nice! How are you gonna pick? Just get all of them.ReplyCancel

  • Ashley Underhill CavanaghSeptember 25, 2012 - 9:34 pm

    Absolutely precious!ReplyCancel

  • Amy Kuo JohnsonSeptember 25, 2012 - 10:29 pm

    gorgeous!!! all of youReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 25, 2012 - 11:56 pm

    Valerie Vaughan Sesler — I like the way you think. 😉 ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 26, 2012 - 12:01 am

    Oh Laura — there are 40 others for you to come and see! 🙂 So fun meeting you and I can’t wait to meet your sweet baby boy!ReplyCancel

  • Tara Gilliland RollinsSeptember 26, 2012 - 12:47 am

    Ahhhhhh love allReplyCancel

  • Peggy Goodwyn KancheSeptember 29, 2012 - 2:06 am

    I noticed a response from your friend Valerie Vaughn from Uniontown PA. That’s where Mike’s brother John & his wife Melanie Staub live. She owns an office supply business there. It’s a small town, I wonder if they are acquainted? LOVE the photos!!ReplyCancel

A baby boy is born

I am so so so so so very excited for you to see these images!   I pulled my first all-nighter since college photographing the birth of sweet baby Aughtry! For a few weeks before the birth, I was kind of on edge … waiting for the call and checking my phone to make sure...

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  • Kristine Carpentier DenzinSeptember 13, 2012 - 12:04 am

    Just beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Erin Enderle SutliffSeptember 13, 2012 - 12:04 am

    Oh my gosh Katie! I cried and cried watching this slideshow! SO beautiful! You need to come out here to AZ when I have my next one! 😉ReplyCancel

  • Tina Linder RussellSeptember 13, 2012 - 12:19 am

    You are amazing Katie! You did a wonderful job capturing the most precious of memories! Wow.ReplyCancel

  • Rose McIntyreSeptember 13, 2012 - 12:23 am

    I am sitting here with tears streaming down my face. This is beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Erin Stricklin UnbehagenSeptember 13, 2012 - 12:27 am

    WOW….Pretty sure you have outdone yourself! Breathtaking….and the music is perfect!ReplyCancel

  • Tina BeckettSeptember 13, 2012 - 12:57 am

    These are absolutely beautiful Katie! And seriously, who looks that amazing during childbirth? 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Lisa RainoneSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:10 am

    Amazing! Incredible pictures, perfect music. Crying my eyes out!!!!! ReplyCancel

  • Annette VanDoverSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:28 am

    Oh Katie, this is just lovely. We had nothing like this when you were born… but even after all these years, when seeing these photos set to music, the memories of that day came flooding back. So misty eyed, I just want you to know that I was so thrilled to have a baby girl when you were born. I’m very proud of the work you do and I love you then, now and always. Love, MomReplyCancel

  • Amy Bueltel JacksonSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:05 am

    WOW Katie that will be such a treasure for them….beautiful beautiful beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Leilani Parente RogersSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:05 am

    Fantastically done Katie!!! Are you going for more???ReplyCancel

  • Leslie Williams ClawsonSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:17 am

    Wow, just wow! Such a beautiful birth! I never knew home births were so high tech. What a beautiful family.ReplyCancel

  • Lisa Maccini AlvordSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:56 am

    AMAZING! What a wonderful gift for this family to cherish forever. You are so gifted….a true talent. makes me want to have another baby just so you can capture it for us. All the best to your friend and her family on their new addition.ReplyCancel

  • Lisa Leguenec JohnsonSeptember 13, 2012 - 4:18 am

    Beautiful photos. What wonderful memories and emotions that you captured. Brought tears of joy to my eyes.ReplyCancel

  • Anna ZatopekSeptember 13, 2012 - 5:40 pm

    Amazing, Paige is one beautiful mama! What a lucky friend to have you there with her to capture this. Wow.ReplyCancel

  • Mollie Wilson KendallSeptember 13, 2012 - 6:10 pm

    Katie Schmid Eaton, I am in tears. That was simply beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Melanie Macedo FlinnSeptember 13, 2012 - 9:58 pm

    Gorgeous photos of lovely Paige and family. Awesome job Katie Schmid Eaton.ReplyCancel

  • Emily Botsford PechalSeptember 13, 2012 - 11:56 pm

    Beautiful! You have outdone, yourself, Katie!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda Fowle BindelSeptember 27, 2012 - 3:24 am

    Amazing and beautiful! Congratulations Paige and family!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:02 am

    Thank you so much Erin! 😉 ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:03 am

    Yay! I love happy tears Rose!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:03 am

    Thank you sweet Tina!! ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:05 am

    😉 I agree!! She is one of the most beautiful birthers ever!!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:06 am

    @[1134316461:2048:Erin] … thank you my friend!! I tried four different songs. FOUR. Otherwise this would have been up two days ago. Sad, yet oh so true!!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:07 am

    @[10129275:2048:Erin] … thank you so much!! I love when photographs bring out happy emotions like that … SEE, that’s why I spent so much time trying to find the right song! 😉 Wish you lived closer!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:09 am

    … and does it make you want to have another baby? 😉 ReplyCancel

  • Laura Woods McQuinnSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:19 am

    That was beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Woods McQuinnSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:19 am

    That was beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda DavisSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:20 am

    these are amazing!!ReplyCancel

  • Cathryn C. BryanSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:22 am

    Erin, this video is beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Cathryn C. BryanSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:22 am

    Erin, this video is beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:28 am

    @[1179575591:2048:Tina]! Thank you sweet friend!! I can’t wait for our wedding on Saturday!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:28 am

    @[1179575591:2048:Tina]! Thank you sweet friend!! I can’t wait for our wedding on Saturday!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:28 am

    @[746772128:2048:Kristine] … and does it make you want to have another baby?? 😉 ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:39 am

    Oh mom (@@[100000803636335:2048:Annette]) … thank you thank you thank you! I love you!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:01 am

    @[1784299473:2048:Lisa] … thank you so much!! That was my goal. 😉 Tears! Lots and lots of tears. ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:12 am

    OH @[606907970:2048:Leilani] … thank you! It means a lot considering you are a birth photographer jedi! 😉 You know, I loved doing it for a very close friend … it would be hard to do logistically at this stage in my life with the kiddos being so young. It took me at least five days to recover! I started to feel my age. 😉 But it really was so lovely to witness and be a part of.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Zarate Braudaway ClarkSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:15 am

    That was magical and such a great example of why I chose homebirth!ReplyCancel

  • Leilani Parente RogersSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:17 am

    Ha! Jedi I am not… so glad you got to experience it though. I think anytime
    You step out of your comfort zone you stretch your skills, ya know? Anyway you really captured everything so beautifully.:)ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:19 am

    Well I appreciate all the advice and loved the experience! 🙂 I just hope she likes them all @[606907970:2048:Leilani]! 😉
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  • Laura Menzies DranguetSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:21 am

    Beautiful!!! Good for her! ReplyCancel

  • Nikki EricksonSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:29 am

    Amazing photography….brought tears to my eyes!ReplyCancel

  • Juan Laura SilvaSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:45 am

    wow! that’s beautiful! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 2:53 am

    @[608998160:2048:Amy]! Thank you so much! 🙂 ReplyCancel

  • Aimee Green HancockSeptember 13, 2012 - 3:01 am

    Beautiful memories captured…chills and tearsReplyCancel

  • Sarah HarkriderSeptember 13, 2012 - 3:04 am

    This is incredible..thanks for sharingReplyCancel

  • Rita LeeSeptember 13, 2012 - 3:36 am

    Amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Tammy Beckett NorrisSeptember 13, 2012 - 3:45 am

    amazing!!!ReplyCancel

  • Liz Hall-HudsonSeptember 13, 2012 - 3:50 am

    Lisa …those are some sweet words to your good friend.. She’s lucky to have you!!ReplyCancel

  • Carey Brown BenanderSeptember 13, 2012 - 4:41 am

    both of my kids were home births…maybe you should consider adding that to your photography skills leslie? 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Leslie Williams ClawsonSeptember 13, 2012 - 12:58 pm

    @[596498930:2048:Carey Brown Benander], yes if someone asked me to do a birth, home or hospital I would do it!ReplyCancel

  • Damon WilliamsSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:25 pm

    Truly an incredible capture of a beautiful birth. The entire family will forever cherish these glimpes in time. I was so moved by the tenderness & love displayed!ReplyCancel

  • Amy Graham ImmenhauserSeptember 13, 2012 - 3:32 pm

    Lovely pictures! What a precious experience!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 4:15 pm

    @[1198354066:2048:Lisa] … your post melted my heart! Thank you so much for your kind words … and I think you and @[757374055:2048:Chip] having another baby is a fabulous idea. 😉 You NEED another set of twins! ReplyCancel

  • Polly Crenshaw PriceSeptember 13, 2012 - 4:22 pm

    that was so incredibly beautiful…ReplyCancel

  • Shelley Moon HayesSeptember 13, 2012 - 7:33 pm

    Well done Katie! My eyes are flowing with tears… brings back so many memories. I LOVE BIRTH PHOTOGRAPHY!!!! Bravo!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 7:53 pm

    @[1266819362:2048:Anna] … thank you so much!! I love when another photographer loves my work. 🙂 Your post means so much.ReplyCancel

  • Janie Szalajeski-HullSeptember 13, 2012 - 9:43 pm

    Beautiful! Refreshing! Reminds me of the sheer miracle that I am able to share in when I got to work. Thankful.ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 11:16 pm

    @[817600757:2048:Melanie] … thank you sweet friend. @[1377273296:2048:Paige] came over today and I got to snuggle with Aughtry again … I just can’t get enough of that little baby love.ReplyCancel

  • Jessica KrohnSeptember 13, 2012 - 11:20 pm

    Oh my, so beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 11:32 pm

    Thank you @[1053453155:2048:Jessica]!! I so appreciate the comments. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 13, 2012 - 11:38 pm

    @[1516022091:2048:Mollie]! Thank you so much … it really means a lot … especially coming from someone who is a birth photographer. 😉 ReplyCancel

  • Rhonda KlekarSeptember 14, 2012 - 12:26 am

    THAT WAS AMAZING!!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Johnson ArredondoSeptember 14, 2012 - 1:07 am

    That ALMOST made me want to have the triplets all over again so that Katie could capture it!!ReplyCancel

  • Valerie Hollon GrantSeptember 14, 2012 - 10:43 pm

    Okay, I am balling. That is one brave momma, beautiful momma and photos!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Schmid EatonSeptember 27, 2012 - 3:28 am

    @[612216253:2048:Amanda] … oh, I’m glad you went to check it out!! 🙂 Thanks for coming over tonight to see the images from your session!ReplyCancel

Meet Brianna ~ Austin High School Senior Photographer

Meet Brianna … with her big brown eyes, and soft curly hair, and her sweet smile.   Simply put — she is naturally beautiful. Brianna is graduating from Round Rock High School next spring and will *hopefully* be a future Texas A&M Aggie!  So, of course, I was very excited to do her photographs …...

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  • April Clark HarrisSeptember 8, 2012 - 7:13 pm

    Ahhh…you picked up on so much information…you’re truly an awesome photographer! Love this pic!!ReplyCancel

  • Crystal RobichauxSeptember 9, 2012 - 3:53 pm

    o may god she is so prettyReplyCancel

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Oh how I love two year olds … but they can be tricky. I should know, I have one of my own. They just want to do what they want to do and when they want to do it and they are always on the go!!    Remember this little dude … well here he is...

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  • Annette VanDoverSeptember 13, 2012 - 1:31 am

    Cute, cute, cute. Love the smile on his face as he holds the two ladders.ReplyCancel

Big yawns and big blue eyes ~ Austin family lifestyle photographer

… just a little peek of some of my favorites from this session! And yes, before you ask … that awesome wall is in their backyard, his eyes are really that blue and yes, the mama looks beyond beautiful for having a baby just a week before my arrival! Oh how I love baby yawns...

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