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Holiday Pajama Sessions 2017

Holiday Pajama Sessions 2017

PJ Limited Edition Session

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Y’all I am so very excited to announce my last Limited Edition Session of 2017 Holiday Pajama Sessions! These are some of my favorites! These will be indoor sessions.

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These Limited Editions sessions are 20 minutes and include 5 digital images.

$175 (plus tax)

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Friday Dec. 1st

5:15pm

6:00pm

6:30pm – booked

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Saturday Dec. 2nd

4:00pm – booked

4:30pm

5:15pm

6:00pm – booked

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Sunday Dec. 3rd

12:30pm – booked

1:00pm

1:30pm

2:00pm

2:30pm

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Believe in the Magic Sessions 2017- Around the Christmas Tree

Believe in the Magic Sessions 2017- Around the Christmas Tree

Believe in the Magic * Christmas Tree Light Sessions

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The chill in the air… The hustle and bustle… The house filled with cookies… and of course the Lights…

Memories for you to love forever. This is the childhood that you remember. Do you? Do you remember when you were little and looked up at that tree? And then the moment your little one sees the tree, the ornaments, and of course the lights.

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So with that we Believe in the Magic Sessions.

These sessions will take place in your own home, around your tree, with your babies. We will celebrate your memories!

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Limited Sessions available.

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$325 including 15 digital images

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Please contact me for  availability

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How to Document the State Fair of Texas – 2017

How to Document the State Fair of Texas – 2017

A little peek into our day at the Great State Fair of Texas 2017 and a few tips & tricks for your own images

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For as long as I can remember we have brought the kids to the State Fair of Texas. I remember going a few times as a kiddo. It was magical. The lights, the sounds, the smells, and of course the food. It was all so much to take in. I love getting to experience the different experiences of the fair every year. Do you know why we go every year? Because my kids are growing. Do you know that we didn’t ride ONE ride in the Kidway this year? That was a first for us. Jack is starting to move towards liking the games and the food more than the rides. Sophie, my adventurer, of course is loving the big rides. Even the ones that scare her a little bit. I know it’s a very strange yard stick to measure their growth, but it is a pretty unique one! I wonder what it will be like in 2 or 3 more years… or 4 when Jack visits the fair as a senior in high school.

When we visit the State Fair I always want to bring my camera. It’s in my blood, I just can’t not take it. Though my 8+ could be a contender if my camera gets to heavy, it isn’t there.. yet. But I wanted to share some tips that I use when I photograph my family at the fair.

Tips for Photographing at the State Fair

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– Photograph the food with your people

What is your favorite fair food? Do you photograph it? There are corn dogs, cotton candy, caramel apples, and of course funnel cakes to name a few. Photography your kiddos with their favorite fair foods. And sometimes trying something new, like the Tornado Tators that we tried this year.

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-Make pictures of their discovery

Jump ahead of them a little and document them seeing something new. Now this works well with bigger kids, when the kiddos were younger we would tag team to make sure eyes were always on the kids. Now our eyes are always on the kids but you can be a step or two ahead. To get this kind of image you should for sure use a wide angle lens. I was simply a few steps ahead of them. Almost in arms reach.

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-Photograph the color

There are so many great colors at the fair. Ask them if you can take a picture. And play the game they have if you are photographing in their area.

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– Be patient with people walking

See the images below of the kiddos in front of the midway sign? I waited. And waited. And waited some more for the perfect shot. It took maybe 3 minutes, but it feels like an eternity. And that is ok. Some people walked right in front of us and some moved out of the way which was so nice. For this set of shots, I used a portrait lens. You can tell because we are SO far away from the actual midway sign. You see the bbq stand on the left? It is pretty long but looks shorter. If you use a portrait lens (I used my 85) you have to be further back but the compression really makes the sign pop. Can you see how it brings the sign closer to the kids?

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-take a LOT of pictures and have fun with it

You are seeing a few of the images I took, but I took a lot of pictures. You have to because there are people everywhere. Have fun, I stuck the kids in the coupon line because I liked the light. I got my picture, they got more coupons lol. I call that a win, win.

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Y’all have fun with your State Fair images. And remember to not get in peoples way, be patient, take your time, don’t get mad at your kiddos if you can’t get the perfect shot, just move to the next one. And enjoy their joy while they are experiencing it. It is worth it.

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Kristina McCaleb Photography

NEWBORNS | CHILDREN FAMILY

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Kristina McCaleb Photography is a Dallas based newborn and children’s photographer. I specialize in newborn, child, and family photography in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Kristy is available for travel throughout the metroplex, Texas and worldwide. She frequently travels for sessions. I am dedicated to providing you with beautiful images for your walls or for an album in your bookshelf.  I also enjoy chatting about photography. It sometimes it can be overwhelming so let’s start the conversation. Let’s start planning your memories.

For more information please contact me so we can start discussing your session.

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Uno!! First Birthday Cake Smash

Uno!! First Birthday Cake Smash

L is 1!! First Birthday Session

It has been almost 1 year since I first meet little L and his sweet momma and daddy. These parents and their sweet baby are some of the sweetest people I know. Now y’all look at this beautiful session. When I do cake smash sessions, I will coordinate props and pretties… but this sweet momma did ALL of this! She made it all. She had a plan and she went for it. And y’all check out his uno cake!! This is one to remember.

Uno!! First Birthday Cake Smash

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Kristina McCaleb Photography

NEWBORNS | CHILDREN FAMILY

FACEBOOK | GOOGLE+

Kristina McCaleb Photography is a Dallas based newborn and children’s photographer. I specialize in newborn, child, and family photography in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Kristy is available for travel throughout the metroplex, Texas and worldwide. She frequently travels for sessions. I am dedicated to providing you with beautiful images for your walls or for an album in your bookshelf.  I also enjoy chatting about photography. It sometimes it can be overwhelming so let’s start the conversation. Let’s start planning your memories.

For more information please contact me so we can start discussing your session.

info@kristinamccalebphotography.com

Going to Kindergarten

Going to Kindergarten

celebrate going to Kindergarten

 

Check it out y’all!! This little man is going to kindergarten. I photographed this little man’s newborn session y’all. I have had the honor to photograph and celebrate him on his birthday parties and special times in his little life. And now he is at kindergarten. I know I have been photographing for a long time but it is going to be so weird to think that he is going to be in school and maybe one day I will photograph him as a senior. As my son begins the adventures into high school next year I look back on his days in kindergarten and it just fills my heart. How fast they grow up and how quickly it happens.

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Kristina McCaleb Photography

NEWBORNS | CHILDREN FAMILY

FACEBOOK | GOOGLE+

Kristina McCaleb Photography is a Dallas based newborn and children’s photographer. I specialize in newborn, child, and family photography in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Kristy is available for travel throughout the metroplex, Texas and worldwide. She frequently travels for sessions. I am dedicated to providing you with beautiful images for your walls or for an album in your bookshelf.  I am also up for either tea or a cappuccino in a town near you. 

For more information please contact me so we can start discussing your session.

info@kristinamccalebphotography.com

The Santa Sessions 2017 | Santa Mini Sessions

Santa Sessions 2017

I am so very excited to announce my first ever Santa Experience!!!

Kick of the holiday season on Saturday, November 18th with your own personal and private meeting with Santa Claus in a beautiful downtown studio.

Your family will enjoy 15 minutes with Santa to enjoy cookies and milk or to share your list with Mr. Claus. Sessions will be between 3pm and 5pm.

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For more information please feel free to email me anytime! I am looking forward to spending the afternoon with your little ones!

And if you visit Santa in your jammies you will have the opportunity to include a holiday pajama session!

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November 18th

***ALL BOOKED***

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Custom Print/Digital Packages Available!

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Your Options!!

Full Digital Package

Print & Digital Package