Petersburg Maternity Session | Molly + John


June 11, 2013

Do you guys remember back when the internet was still new and people were so scared to meet people they had met online in person?? Who knew what kind of people were on the internet…and lurking in chat rooms?? Back then it was kind of unheard of to meet people online! It was a scary new thing! These days it’s a lot different…pretty much EVERYONE is on the internet. A lot of people meet their significant others online. And lots of people form real friendships with internet friends! The internet brings people together. Thank you Al Gore! (kidding). Jokes aside, this is something that has been true for me, especially since the majority of my job takes place in my home office, where I work by myself. I have formed a few “internet” relationships with some really special people who I went on to meet in person…one of these is Molly! I can’t remember exactly how we “met” online, but I know we’ve been following each others blogs for some time now. Trading blog comments lead to emails back and forth about all kinds of things and then finally last week, we were able to meet in person!!

I was so excited to finally meet Molly and her husband John, but also a little nervous too…you never know if people are the way they are online in “real life” or if you’ll really click with them. Or if they’ll like you the same way they like your online persona!  But as soon as we finally met, and Molly was giving me a big hug, I knew I had no reason to worry…Molly is every bit as fun and sweet as she is on her blog! And her husband John is HILARIOUS. Meeting them was like meeting old friends for the first time!! John and I had SO much fun spending the evening with them! I left the session wishing that we lived closer to one another so we could hang out all the time.

Molly, you are one of the most kind and genuine people I’ve ever met and I feel so lucky to know you and call you a friend! You and John are such an amazing couple…you compliment each other so well and that is going to make you the best parents to your little nugget:)

I’m so honored to have been able to capture this important time for you guys!  Enjoy a few of my favorites!!

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At this point it was raining pretty hard…so we ran out and hid underneath this bridge! I loved the light underneath here!

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I loved the props they brought with them, but my favorite was a little sign that Molly’s mom made when she was pregnant with her. Molly’s parents had chosen to leave the baby’s gender a surprise, so they lovingly nicknamed Molly “Embry” (for embryo). Molly’s mom hung the sign in the delivery room while she was in labor with Molly and used it as an anchor. Since Molly’s mom passed away when she was younger, Molly plans to have the sign in the delivery room too as a way to have a piece of her mom there too!




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  1. Erin says:

    Such an adorable session!

  2. Dani says:

    These are great!!! I love that chevron dress so much!!

  3. ashley link says:

    these are so cute!!! gotta love petersburg with the bars on the windows haha. i went to school and got my associates five minutes down the road where you took their pictures!!! if you’re ever in petersburg again, you have to eat at king’s bbq (if you like bbq haha) and jimmy’s (best hot dogs ever). great session!!! 🙂

  4. Emilia Jane says:

    Oh my gosh the floppy hat is too cute! Love <3

  5. Anna K. says:

    I LOVE these! Molly you are just radiant!

  6. Carrie Logan says:

    So so cute!! Love them, Molly!! You are gorgeous!

  7. Lauren C says:

    You had to have known it was going to be a great session when you showed up and she was in a pink chevron dress! And I love how you put the chevron against the stripes of the green door.

  8. I absolutely love that dress! And what a sweet momento to have from her mom, and to have in the delivery room.

  9. Ahhhh! Molly you look AMAZING!! Gorgeous – that second black dress?! WHEW! These are awesome Katie!

  10. LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! I adore Molly and John (featured their wedding and love story even) and am so excited for this next phase of their lives together!! You did an amazing job capturing them Katie!! Hugs and kisses to all!! xoxo

  11. Brea says:

    Beautiful!! I love how you did so many awesome and fun poses for the maternity session! I feel like I always get a posing block for those but you totally rocked it!

  12. Annamarie says:

    LOOOVE these!! Molly, you are adorable! And Katie you did such an amazing job with them!! My favorite are all the ones where she’s wearing the hat! These are perfect!

  13. kathy says:

    The baby shoes shot is so cute!! 🙂 Such a sweet couple! I also adore the Embry sign, great idea!

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