I’ve shot here quite a few times over the years, but I somehow managed to overlook the saying on the wall time and time again…until now of course. I saw the image above in my viewfinder and immediately focused in on those words – I thought this was so, so fitting for this beautiful family :) I know, mom and her beautiful belly are simply unforgettable in every way – but big sister and dad are, too! Dad is so funny, I mean, really funny! He did have me cracking up for the entire session. And big sister is a firecracker! She has lots of spunk and kept me running non-stop. I had to crank up my shutter speed real high :P I had an awesome time…and I’m so excited to meet little brother!

  • Ellen Peck How fun! I love the one of Ella hugging Heather. Very, very cute!(11.08.2011 11:10am)
  • Emily Brubaker These pictures are so beautiful! The one of Ella Bella Bug hugging Heather's stomach... that's priceless! As for Mike being fun, well, photographer: You are kind and talented. I want prints!!! I love these photos!(11.08.2011 11:12am)
  • Tammy Meyers Love these pics! The side shot of Ella laughing just cracks me up. What a sweetheart! She'll be a wonderful big sister, for sure!(11.08.2011 11:43am)
  • Tracy B. Such great pictures. I love the one of Ella laughing. It made me laugh out loud too. :)(11.08.2011 11:43am)
  • Nicole Flinn Love them all, but "superlove" the profile pic of Ella laughing! What a perfect picture!!!!!(11.08.2011 11:47am)
  • Samantha Terry LOVE the colors and the set up. You photographed a wonderful family-- they're some of the best around. :)(11.08.2011 11:52am)
  • Heather Jarzyna Thank you again Julie - I love the photos so much!(11.08.2011 12:14pm)
  • Kallie Eckard Love the belly, mama!! :)(11.08.2011 12:35pm)
  • Kathy Zander Great pictures! I like them a lot! All the best wishes from Germany! ;-)(11.08.2011 12:40pm)
  • The Rimlers We are so excited for you guys. These pictures are priceless. You are such a beautiful family. Can't wait to meet him=)(11.08.2011 12:42pm)
  • Kris Messinger These are great! Ella laughing and everybody's hands on the belly must be my favorites, but I love the symbolism of opening the closed doors, kissing the belly, and the whole family together!!!!!(11.08.2011 12:50pm)
  • Liz C Gorgeous photography for a gorgeous family! <3 My favorite is the black and white of the three (four really) about the 5th one down. And of COURSE Ella Bug's shots! Much <3 !(11.08.2011 12:51pm)
  • Johanna Greene Beautiful family, beautiful pictures. Especially love the one of Ella by herself looking straight on at the camera. What a beautiful child with a wonderfully expressive face!!!(11.08.2011 12:54pm)
  • Pernilla Such lovely family! And what beautiful belly!(11.08.2011 01:02pm)
  • Elizabeth Beautiful family, I love the shot with "up high Ella"! Gorgeous pictures.(11.08.2011 01:10pm)
  • JRo these are PRECIOUS!(11.08.2011 01:14pm)
  • Charlene Lovely pictures!!! :)(11.08.2011 01:20pm)
  • Nick Cain Looking good guys! I can't wait to meet Ella in person someday.(11.08.2011 01:22pm)
  • Stephanie You all look beautiful! Ella is such a cutie. Miss you!(11.08.2011 01:32pm)
  • Sarah so so cute, lovely bright colours!(11.08.2011 01:32pm)
  • Heidi Wilson GREAT photos! I don't think I could possibly pick one favourite!(11.08.2011 01:33pm)
  • Liz How gorgeous!! I especially like the last one - would love to hear what Ella is saying. Clearly it is extremely profound!(11.08.2011 01:46pm)
  • Helen Murray-Schwartz What great photos, it will be great looking back on them in years to come(11.08.2011 03:40pm)
  • Amy The colors and backgrounds are so vibrant ! Great photos!(11.08.2011 03:42pm)
  • Ashley Hartje what beautiful photos! all thats missing is baby Jack! :](11.08.2011 04:01pm)
  • Belinda Very artsy, colorful, and fun photos! I also love the one of Ella hugging Heather's tummy - so beautiful. thanks for sharing(11.08.2011 05:06pm)
  • Denny Loved the photos! Bright, fun and refreshingly different...hope you will go back wiht little Jack.(11.08.2011 05:13pm)
  • Kiyomi Your family literally gets cuter by the second. I'm sure Mike would credit himself...hahaha <3 you guys!!!(11.08.2011 06:31pm)
  • Aunt Nancy Loved the photos - thanks for sharing!(11.08.2011 07:03pm)
  • BENSON JARZYNA Great photos !Happy and fresh looking !(11.08.2011 07:07pm)
  • Barbara Jarzyna Spectacular pics. My handsome son, my beautiful daughter-in-law and that cutie Ella - mind you, I may be biased here... Nah! And Mikey, I did notice...(11.08.2011 08:40pm)
  • Jennifer Woodworth I love the colors of the background....never would have known it was raining out!(11.08.2011 08:54pm)
  • Maureen Schwartz Fabulous pics! YTour are a beautiful family and I am happy you are mine. Love you. Ouma(11.08.2011 10:28pm)
  • Kiara Schwartz These pics are amazing. love the set and you guys look so increadibly happy. What a lucky baby in that belly to be almost born into such a wonderful family.(11.08.2011 10:54pm)
  • Sonia Levy What a lovely idea. Hope you have a safe and easy birth(11.09.2011 12:40am)
  • Donna Baker These are beautiful and fun photos! I love all the bright colors and wonderfully happy smiles! Hope you have an easy birth. Look forward to seeing baby Jack!(11.09.2011 05:16am)
  • Marissa Churchwell Awesome photos! I can't wait to meet my new nephew, Jack!(11.09.2011 06:32am)
  • Kaitlyn Slack This is so adorable! You 3 are quite the adorable family and Jack is going to be the perfect addition :) I am so happy for you all!!!!(11.09.2011 09:24am)
  • Cat Obedoza Absolutely beautiful! I can't wait to meet Jack!(11.09.2011 10:03am)
  • Jean The family pictures are wonderful! I especially love the one with Ella leaning against Heather and the family shot where Ella is being tickled... such a natural pose for the family.(11.09.2011 10:11am)
  • Kimsa These are all so great! I love how genuinely happy everyone is and how full of color and life they are! I can't wait to meet Jack. :](11.09.2011 09:35pm)

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