Yearly Archives: 2011

what I am truly thankful for.

WOW. It has been so long since I have posted on this blog that I was having to try several passwords to get onto the site & then remind myself of how to even upload photos! To someone who spent a countless number of hours behind this computer editing/uploading photos, that just sounds crazy to…

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  • brooke - hope — love these photos/what a beautiful family! love hearing about your life, your heart, the friendships the Lord has hand-picked for you. xo

  • anne - hey!! good to hear from you 🙂 so glad you have made such wonderful friends. these are awesome…man what a pretty setting you are in!

  • bethany - These pictures are gorgeous Hope! What a great beautiful family inside and out!

  • sarah - Hope this makes me SO very happy. I love these pictures and now even these strangers because of what they represent. Miss you so much sweet friend.

  • Caroline - The pictures are beautiful! Can’t wait to catch up and here more about this in a few weeks!

  • Kate Lee - hey! yeay…so glad to see you are back…maybe a sign of getting settled? this are amazing…i love the west coast look…such a different perspective. gorgeous family helps too!

the very last one

(Hope Bray – Charlotte Children’s Photographer) Well, this is it. The very last shoot that I will post in Charlotte. What an awesome note to end on. I love Beth & have especially enjoyed getting to know her extended family. For Christmas she gave each set of grandparents a photo shoot. How fun is that?…

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  • Brooke - hate the name of this post (strong sentiment – but its true). LOVE the photos. these pics are so, so, so, so fun!! what a great gift to the grandparents!!

  • anne - love that b&w one. tear. this makes me sad 🙁

  • audra bender - I did not even know you were moving! You are going to two of the most beautiful places on the planet. You and your family are going to have a blast. Soak in all that beauty and enjoy every bit of it. God bless you and your munchkins.

  • audra bender - oh and i love number two, three and the black and white. cute.

siblings

(Hope Bray – Charlotte Children’s Photographer) she is so little & he already adores her. To him she has probably been there forever. To her he is her big brother hero. Here starts a lifelong sibling relationship. So sweet… so so sweet…

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  • Brooke - love all of these, hope! loves the one w/ the babe crying AND the ones with her smiling. i wanted to call each my fav as i was scrolling through. (do love the one w/ the babe wearing only one sock. hehe so classic)

  • anne - ooh love the way the sibs are looking at each other in the family one! missing you this week!

  • audra bender - hey hope! i hope you are doing well. i gave a client your information for a session, she wanted a mini session of her two year old…i don’t have any mini sessions planned, was not sure if you might for spring. 🙂 take care.

extended family shoots

(Hope Bray – Charlotte Children’s Photographer) If you have ever wondered if an extended family shoot is a good idea then check out these photos & you will have your answer. I did a newborn shoot for the baby in these photos, Mary Grier. When her family called & asked me to do an extended…

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do you know this family?

(Hope Bray – Charlotte Children’s Photographer) If you don’t know this family then you need to get to know them. Really, you do. I have known them for a few short years now & it seems like I have known them a lifetime. So easy to get to know & SO easy to be with!…

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  • Carol Parrish - Hope, you did a wonderful job with Caroline and Will. I just love all your photos of our grandchildren. Carol Parrish