Sunday - February 18, 2007

Beth Mitchell. What a cool mom!

Beth Mitchell is a relaxed mom who is incredibly grounded and calm. I especially enjoyed our session together. Getting the very first smiles out of 7 week old Francesca was such a joy!!

"Because we wanted to capture each stage of our daughter's development, we decided to have Karina photograph our daughter at age 7 weeks. Our expectation was that the session would end quickly and with only a few usable pictures because of the difficulty in getting a child so young to "cooperate."  Amazingly, this did not happen. Karina was fantastic with our daughter. Not only was she able to capture her little personality, she was also able to capture quite a few smiles - something her dad and I had been trying to do but had not yet succeeded.  Karina has a great way with kids - our daughter loved her.  And, as importantly, she also has a great way with parents, being extremely patient and understanding when we needed to take our numerous feeding and diaper-changing breaks. It was a great experience and now we have phenomenal pictures capturing a precious time in our daughter's life." -Beth Mitchell





Suki loves to hang out on set when there are babies in the studio.



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Wednesday - May 17, 2006

7 months pregnant and beautiful as ever!

It has been such a delight to capture this miraculous time for Caroline. With my current favorite CD to shoot to Femmes de Paris playing in the background and my kitties Luna and Suki dashing about playfully we were giggling and laughing the entire time. I had so much fun I don't know if I can call it work? These photographs are completely representative of Caroline's vibrance and love that filled the room.

Luna had to get some camera time she loves having her photo taken.

"Having Karina photograph me at 6 months in my pregnancy was the biggest gift!! This was a precious time in my life, that seemd to fly by, and now that the belly is gone, I have the beautiful photos to look back on. Karina is not only a pro, with a unique eye and vision, but brings the best energy and is truly a blast to work with. The shoot was us girls having fun, and such a treat to myself. I felt beautiful and the photos captured my emotions of soon becoming a mother. I am so happy to one day be able to share my happiness during the pregnancy with my daughter through the amazing photos." -Caroline DeLima

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Thursday - April 20, 2006

Jack Concklin is quite a performer!

And he is a ton of fun to photograph. This portrait shows his somewhat innocent side. He has so many character poses that his mom, Michiko Conklin, had to order a separate album dedicated specifically to his fierce dramatic talents!

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