Category archives: Family

Zach, Jordan and Baby Hannah

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Hannah is 5 months old and just as sweet as ever!!  We were so excited to photograph this little munchkin again!  She is so smiley and giving so many expressions these days.  Hannah loves it when her mommy and daddy read to her, when Grandma sings “I’m a Little Tea Pot”, and swinging her new swing!  She also enjoys being outside at the park.  We love having the opportunity to photograph this sweet family just doing what they do in their everyday lives.  Can’t wait til the next time!

-Amanda & Annie

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Welcome Baby Austin!In-home newborn session

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We love it when we are able to walk along side a family through big milestones, and this was a great milestone for the Hixon Family.  Amy, John, and Scott welcomed baby Austin in to the family on August 4th at 19 3/4 inches, weighing 7 pounds and 10 ounces.   Scott will make a great big brother based on how much he doted on his new little brother during our session.  Welcome to the world Baby Austin!

Tracy & Annie

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Gabbi’s Bat MitzvahShearith Israel in Dallas, Tx

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This was such a fun experience!  Over two days I got to spend some time with Gabbi and her sweet family while they celebrated her Bat Mitzvah.  I was able to take several family photos at the Shearith Israel Synagogue in Dallas and also able to capture some of Gabbi reading out of the Torah.  We then spent time getting some fun shots of Gabbi by herself.  She loved being behind the camera and was a natural!  To celebrate, Gabbi had a great after party where friends and family danced into the night.  It was great being able to capture these special moments!

-Annie

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Branden, Heather, Van, and AveryFamily Portrait Session in the Stockyards, Fort Worth

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I had a great time getting to know this sweet family!  The kiddos, Avery and Van, were so great and happy to be taking pictures.  Branden’s service dog, Capone, also made it into several photos and was as sweet as can be.  It was such an honor to take photos for this family.  Thank you for your service to our country, Branden!

Annie

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Veronica, Robert & Family – Family PortraitsThe Kimbell Art Museum - Fort Worth, TX

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We were so excited to meet up with Veronica, Robert and their family at The Kimbell Art Museum!  It was such a great place for family portraits and we got some great shots!  We loved the outfit choices for everyone and the kids totally rocked their cute little outfits! Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com Lightly Photography 2016 http://lightlyphoto.com

Benton is One!Kimball Art Museum - Fort Worth, TX

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Benton turned one year old last week!  She had a “Very Hungry Caterpillar” themed party, so of course we had to get some pictures of her reading the book!  She even had the cutest little tutu to match!  Benton wasn’t too sure about her smash cake at first, but once she got a taste of it I think she enjoyed it quite a bit.  Happy Birthday Benton!

-Amanda

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Welcome baby Statt!In Home Newborn Session

Lightly Photography 2016Brittany and Greg welcomed home baby Luke on May 23rd weighing 8lbs and 11oz at 21 inches long.   Baby Luke is quite precious!  He loved being held and cuddled by his parents, and ate in between most photos!  His nursery was decked out in elephants and even had a custom name sign that his dad made.  We can already tell that Brittany and Greg will be great parents.  We loved being able to capture these precious moments of this new family of three!

Tracy & Annie

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Jordan, Zach & Baby Hannah – Family PortraitsIn Home Lifestyle Family Portraits - Fort Worth, TX

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We, as photographers, absolutely love what we do. Whether it’s capturing the moments of your wedding day or making time stand still with a family portrait, photography brings us so much joy.  Then there are the times where we have the opportunity to use our talents to help bless the lives of others.  This may be my favorite.  When thinking about what you can do to serve another person, photography does not always come to mind, but in certain situations what could be more precious and more treasured than those captured memories?  Memories of good and happy times that will last a lifetime.  I (Amanda) am so grateful to one of my best friends from high school who referred to me to Jordan and Zach a couple of months ago.  This incredible couple welcomed their beautiful baby girl, Hannah into the world in March.  At only one month old, sweet Hannah was diagnosed with SMA type 1: a form of spinal muscular atrophy that affects infants within the first few months of their lives. The diagnosis of this specific genetic disease is an incredibly heavy situation, as all the muscle groups eventually lose tone and deteriorate.  This, however, does not effect Hannah’s mind and she is a happy, 3 month old baby girl who loves playing with mom and dad, balloons, getting her diaper changed and bath time.  Oh man does she love bath time!  Annie and I arrived at Zach and Jordan’s home to photograph them just hanging out and going through their daily routine.  Hannah loves watching dad make silly faces and holding her balloons.  When it was time for her bath though, oh that smile just made our hearts melt.  The whole time we were there, she was happiest in the water.  Zach would help her float and then hold her so she could dip her head back into the water and she was just having the time of her life!  After bath time, Hannah pretty much falls straight to sleep, so we took that opportunity to get a few more photos with mom and dad.  I am so impressed with this amazing couple and I am so glad to know them now.  They have some hard trials, but also out of those trials you can see they are also wonderfully blessed.  Hannah is such a beautiful and happy girl and we are truly grateful to have the blessing and opportunity to use our talents to capture this time in their lives.  We look forward to seeing Zach, Jordan and Hannah again and watching her grow.  If you would like to know more about Hannah please visit https://www.crowdrise.com/hannah-elizabeth-costlow-   or https://www.hannahcostlow.com/pages/frontpage

Amanda & Annie

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This one is one of our absolute favorites of dad and his baby girl.  Seriously, it just melts your heart!Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-043 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-050 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-045 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-044 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-046 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-052 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-051 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-053 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-047 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-049 Lifestyle portraits Amanda McCollum Annie Norvell Lightly Photography-048