30th Birthday Cake Smash!

I actually don’t do too many cake smashes, but I will admit that this was one of the easiest and most fun to date! Jacqui came to me with this idea and put together everything herself. It turned out so darling!! Anytime anyone wants to do an adult cake smash I’m your photographer ;).

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30th birthday, cake smash, houston, photographer, photography, kelli nicole photography, memorial park, memorial drive, nature, champagne, silly, goofy, fun, happy, Jacquelyn Neshyba

30th birthday, cake smash, houston, photographer, photography, kelli nicole photography, memorial park, memorial drive, nature, champagne, silly, goofy, fun, happy, Jacquelyn Neshyba

 

30th birthday, cake smash, houston, photographer, photography, kelli nicole photography, memorial park, memorial drive, nature, champagne, silly, goofy, fun, happy, Jacquelyn Neshyba

30th birthday, cake smash, houston, photographer, photography, kelli nicole photography, memorial park, memorial drive, nature, champagne, silly, goofy, fun, happy, Jacquelyn Neshyba

 

 

Kate’s Headshots

Kate is a friend here in Houston who needed some new headshots! She sings and she is amazing. We shot at one of my favorite locations, Uptown Park. It was so fun to get together and do a mini-session for her!

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Devin

This was the most fun I’ve ever had photographing a guy. Devin made it easy!  He’s not quite cute enough to make me want to give up photographing babies, but this was a fun change!

Also, I think he sort of looks like a celebrity.

Chantel

When I was in college I had around 32 roommates total.  Chantel was in my last apartment and was one of my very favorites!  She studied accounting and would stay late at the library, getting home past midnight every night.  I frequently waited up for her and then we’d talk and giggle in the bathroom until our roommate Tina stumbled out of her room and asked us to keep it down (usually around 2 am).  Memories of these late nights and our exploits around town made me really miss Chantel, so I made her come visit me in Houston!

Chantel is one of the most incredible people I’ve ever met!  She’s deeply dedicated, passionate, loyal, ambitious, fun, spontaneous, and contemplative.  I don’t know how many people will join me in chasing and following rabbits into bushes and then have a serious discussion on behavioral economics.  You can see what I mean when you look at her blog here.

By the way, going to a carnival in the middle of a work day in a sketchy part of town is a little disconcerting.  The few workers that were there just stared at us while we took these shots.

After all the fun we had in Houston I asked her to come to India with me too :).  Working with kids in an orphanage/school there was quite exhausting, but one of my new favorite memories with Chantel.  I’m so glad we’re friends!  I’ll treasure these memories and these photos when we’re old and wrinkly :).

Taylor

Taylor’s niece was my first newborn shoot in Houston over a year ago!  Taylor is graduating from High School this year so got together for a senior session.

Senior sessions are definitely a favorite.  I had so much fun talking and shooting!

Taylor told me all about her trip to Europe this summer with a group of graduates and I’m so excited for her!  What a fun way to finish off high school.

This next shot might be my favorite.  Gorgeous, yes???

Hope that case of senioritis doesn’t kill you before the end of the school year!