Hannah|Senior 2017

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Ever since Hannah has come into my life as my youngest sister, I’ve always taken pictures of her. We only see her a few times a year, but the longest amount of time we get with her is in the summer. I absolutely cannot believe that this summer was the summer to take her senior pictures. I have watched her grow from this unsure little girl, to a woman with dreams and passions and beauty.  Hannah, it has been seriously an absolute honor being your older sister. You are so loving and positive and you make me want to be a better person just by being around you.  I cannot wait to see what your future brings you! I’m so excited for you! I love you more than the stars.

I hope you all enjoy looking at this pretty face as much as I do!

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Seriously though… How freaking gorgeous is she?!!! The fun thing about when I take anyone’s pictures, is that usually it’s an ALL day adventure. So next stop, the ocean!!

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(Those eyes though!!!)

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We also found a fun trail that led us to a pretty over look to end our beautiful day! ❤

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Sammy | Madison, IN | 2015

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I met Sammy when I worked at a nursing home here in Madison. We had talked about doing a photo shoot but had never got around to it. We finally did today! And a week before she moves to Florida!

Sammy, I absolutely loved working with you! You’re one of the sweetest people I know. My one wish for you, is that you see the beauty in yourself that everyone else sees. I wish we would have met sooner, so we could be friends longer. I seriously wish you the best in your new journey. I hope it’s everything you’ve ever wished for. You deserve it! ❤

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Seriously though!!! How can someone be so beautiful!!!

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I absolutely love Sammy’s style! The glasses, the hat, the high waisted shorts. Seriously, she could be a model!

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We stopped at a local coffee shop in downtown Madison. It’s seriously the best coffee and it’s so cozy and cute! We didn’t stay there long, but I got a couple of pictures anyways.

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This next location is one of my favorites. So gorgeous and endless amounts of beautiful scenery to choose from. The subject helped add some beauty in there too 😉 !

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I do believe this is my longest post yet. These pictures are seriously everything I’ve ever wanted to be as a photographer. I’m so excited to share them with the world!  I love her flowered dress! ❤

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These last set of images may possibly be my very favorite. I loved the train and the lighting was just gorgeous. ❤

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Seriously Sammy.. Thank you so much for letting me capture your beauty. I hope you love these as much as I do!

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Missing Maine <3

Where I just moved to Indiana, I haven’t had the chance to really add to my portfolio yet. I did, however, just email my yoga instructor the other day and we plan to do a shoot this spring/summer. I absolutely CANNOT wait to get that project going and up on here for everyone to see!!

So … In the meantime… Here are some pictures of the people who hold on to my heart in Maine that I am missing so very very dearly.

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Definitely missing the sweet face of my darling nephew ❤ Who turns 2 in a couple of weeks by the way!!
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And lets not forget my sweet nephews mother!!! My dearest best friend of almost 14 years ❤
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Also missing my sweet niece, Avah Jane (who is now 1! i can’t believe it!) and her beautiful Mom, Karrie (my best friend)

Not only am I missing this amazing man below, but I also miss the location this picture was taken : Camp!!! I cannot wait to go home in June to relax in such a beautiful and peaceful environment full of love and happiness and family!

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Grampie ❤

Lets not forget how much I miss these three crazy sisters of mine!

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Haley and Hannah ❤
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Brooke! (I call her my sister!)

The number one reason for me going home in June are these two below. Don’t get me wrong, I am so excited to see everyone posted so far… But !!! These two are having my first nephew in June!!!!!! I am beyond excited and cannot wait to post pictures of baby Elliot on here!!! My brother is going to be such an amazing Dad and my sister in law is going to be such an amazing mom!!!

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TJ and Noelle!

And last , but certainly not least, these two are the two I miss the most. I miss my sweet, loving mom. My best friend. I miss her mommy hugs when I need them the most. I miss her playing with my hair. And I miss our uncontrollable laughs. And my Step Dad. A wonderful man who has accepted me into his life and has always loved me as if I were one of his own. I miss our long talks about how I can better my life… I miss how he always picks on me. Most of all, I just miss seeing both of their unconditional love for me whenever I walked into the house.

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I miss a lot more people than I have posted here… But these are my immediate people that I just miss so much. Cannot wait to see where my journey here in Indiana is going to take me though! You all always have a home here in Indiana to come to!!! Love you <3.

Megan|Senior 2015|Maine Senior Portrait Photographer

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All I can say about this little lady is that she’s gorgeous, and her laugh is so contagious. Megan can always put a smile on my face. I enjoy being around her so much and I enjoyed taking photos of such a genuinely beautiful girl ❤

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And of course we had to get a picture of the little “family”! Megan’s boyfriend Trevor and their dog Folsom . What a sweet picture!IMG_2715PicMonkey Collage2

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If you are interested in ordering any of these prints, please contact me at kaylagwenphotography@gmail.com ❤

Brooke|Senior 2015|Maine Senior Portrait Photographer

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I had two sessions with Brooke for her senior portraits. One location was on the ocean and the second one at my favorite place to take pictures in the country. Brooke is so much fun!!! Full of life and has the most genuine soul I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting. And she just so happens to be my sisters best friend so they get to share their senior journey together. I had so much fun taking pictures with you Brooke! I hope you enjoy these as much as I do! ❤

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Thank you for letting me capture your beauty miss Brooke ❤

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If anyone would like to order prints of these images, please contact me at, kaylagwenphotography@gmail.com

Haley|Senior 2015|Maine Senior Portrait Photographer

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This summer, I had the honors of taking senior pictures for my gorgeous sister, Haley. I have watched this girl grow into such a beautiful, kind, generous woman. I couldn’t be more proud of who she has become. She fills my heart with so much happiness and love and laughter. I love being around her. I hope you enjoy these pictures like I do! She’s so beautiful!

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She is such a stunner!!!
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I loved the locations that we decided to take her pictures at. Maine truly is a beautiful place.

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We all loved the old cars here! ❤

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Such a fun day with such a fun and gorgeous girl ❤

If you are interested in ordering any of these prints, please contact me at kaylagwenphotography@gmail.com

Beautiful Sisters

Haley And Hannah. Winter 2013. Sisters.

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Haley and Hannah have been my step sisters for a few years now, but I feel like they have been my sisters for life. Haley lives with us in Maine now and Hannah lives in Wisconsin with her Mom and Step-Dad. So as you can imagine, this time together is very precious to the two sisters who aren’t together 24/7 now.  The love that these two have together is very tangible, and you can feel it whenever they’re around each other. They’re both always bringing a smile to everyone who is around them. I had so much fun shooting my two little sisters who I love more than anything in the world.

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The girls great grandma Rita passed a way a few months ago.  It’s my understanding that they were very close to her. They asked me if I would take a few pictures of them with a quilt that she had made them the Christmas of 2005. It was a very special moment to me and I am honored that  they wanted me to capture it. ❤

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We went back to the house to warm up for a few minutes before Haley had to go to cheering practice. Then we went by the garage where this beautiful tree is… It truly is so beautiful from the ice storm. You can’t see it as well because it’s used as a backdrop in these pictures, but I think they’re absolutely gorgeous.  Haley had to leave really quick for practice,  so I only got a few pictures of her, and bit more of Hannah (who is quite the model by the way!) We wanted to use coffee mugs but had no hot cocoa or coffee to put in them so we just used the snow =]

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And here’s a few more randoms shots from the day =]

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Thank you so much for looking through these pictures. I’m very happy with the way they came out and I love these two girls more than words could ever say!! ❤

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