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Golden Light With the Guzmans

They were truly magic.

This little family of 3.

Tons of laughing, running around, swinging, singing, snuggles, and enjoying the moment together.

This crew holds a special place in my heart. I’ve been photographing them since they were just a couple…..marriage, pregnancy and an adorable little boy a few years in and here I am grateful to be a part of their journey.

A beautiful journey indeed.

Between the sun flares, greenery, and well let’s face it, this perfect little family, I attempted to just simply scratch the surface of sharing their magic with you all.

 

 


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The Ciampi Family

In-home sessions are everything.

Each family is so unique and so different from one another, from colors on the walls to choice of decor. I have the pleasure of creating galleries that represent exactly who they are at this very moment in hopes of allowing them to take this little piece “now” with them forever.

I got to document this wonderful family as they added another little angel to their crew.

As you will see they are FUN!

The spunk of big sissy had me laughing the whole time. I wonder what she will teach her little sis?! I’m sure she will teach her only the good stuff mom and dad (wink wink).

Mom nursed, big sis danced and twirled, silly faces were a must, bunny ears were necessary, family laughs, cuddle sessions, and all the shenanigans!

 
can you even with these sisters?!

 

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Angela.Josh.Rafa

this was something special.

from belly to safely wrapped in mom and dads arms.

there’s a lot of hustle and bustle that happens right before the birth.

prepping, cleaning, collecting, nesting and waiting.

awaiting the arrival, filled with awe, and wondering what it will be like to have her here.

what feels like waiting forever…..

until finally you meet the littlest human who steals your heart in just a moment.

and just like that this is their forever.

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and in the blink of an eye you go from this……

 

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to this……..as if this is what’s always been <3

 

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in-studio newborn experience with meridith lynn ~ max grey studio | long island new york newborn photographer

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it’s a warm, cozy 84 degrees

white noise

only light is from the modeling lamp

cute, squishy, brand new baby sleeping away

this is the studio.  the perfect environment for your newborn session.

every blanket, wrap, hat, bow, prop is carefully chosen based on your requests.

no detail goes un-documented.  no stress for mom and dad.

let me capture these precious first days for you.  just bring baby 🙂

 

~Meridith

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day in the life | long island new york family photographer | photography by rachel gray, max grey studio

i spent the day with them.

it was incredible. they were incredible.

i adore watching the dynamic of a family. the beautiful messiness of it all. the perfect imperfection of it.

how wonderful it all is.

theres so many facets to a family. i think the best way to describe the valente crew is in one word

MARVELOUS

defined as extaordinarily great

so here it is…..just a little piece of their greatness…

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