Posts in family films
Unfolding magic over the steaming stove and in the fading sunlight on a quiet evening at home.

I love these film and photographs because they were made for a family making the most of the minutes that matter.
I made it for a mother pursuing her passion while living her love, crafted for a father's tender heart of strength. The imagery in it is honest sacrifice and sincere devotion, bringing light to the one they together, treasure most. Because for them, these years will be made up of moments like gems, tucked in crevices of time, pure and precious and priceless.
This is a motherhood session from Allison Corrin in Kansas City.

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Samantha’s graceful art of mothering her little women.

As a wise woman once said, "The art of mothering is to teach the art of living" and her masterpieces will carry her grace into history because with gentle guidance and tender touches as brush strokes across the lives of her heart made flesh, she makes rich beauty of each moment as it slips quietly into legacy.This is the motherhood film of Samantha on a quiet morning in her studio with her little women.

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While snowflakes fell and the night closed in, Orion Blake was born.

It's not often that words fail me, but as I sit here, humbled in tears by their tears, having been there myself five times over, and yet still can't seem to wrap enough verbiage around what I witnessed that night.This moment steals the breath from my lungs as my heart rushes back to how it all was. Because life is from the beginning and always, a gift. This man, whose life has already been marked by courage and sacrifice, as he always has, and always will, stayed beside the woman he loves side, her rock, wrapping comfort around her through the night and into the morning and across the hours of another day, wiping her tears, hearing her before words could be formed. And she, steadfast through the pain for the sake of her son, never questioned her path, never doubted her strength within, working through the dark and as snow fell around them, eyes closed, soul unwavering through the suffering for the longing, steady for who their arms would finally hold. And then there was the hover between warmth and light, drawn out by his father, pulled to breast by his mother, their son was earthside, his first breath, what we all held our own for, the gasp of cold in his lungs, exhaled in cries as melodies of miracle.  

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