How special is THIS? Matthew + Amanda got married in 2011, and we were there to photograph their wedding. It was an incredibly memorable destination wedding and over the years, Matthew + Amanda have become really good friends of ours. We have followed their journey for awhile now as they began the adoption process, we prayed for them often, and watched them wait on the Lord and His timing.
Then I got a super surprise email one afternoon.
Amanda emailed me to let me know that they had been chosen, their son was born, papers were just officially signed and she immediately emailed me to get a photo shoot on the books!! Be still my heart, I could not believe what I was reading!! Their little family had grown by one amazing and special little dude, with a story about as incredible as it comes. I of course got them on our calendar for as soon as they were back in Phoenix with their SON.
We spent the afternoon with them and took in all that is this little boy! What a cutie! Watching Matthew + Amanda beam and glow as new parents, share every little detail of their adoption story, and welcoming us in to such a personal and impactful journey is such a deep honor to us, just beyond what words could even describe. Wow. Just wow.
He is here. Their son.
Matthew + Amanda, you guys are seriously the real deal. Baby Boy is so blessed to have been given the gift of us amazing parents who were willing to sacrifice anything to make it possible for him to be yours. We are praying for you guys and are so blessed that you allow us in to such deep, personal, intimate times in your lives and that you trust us enough to capture it. We love you guys and your newest addition. He is perfect. He is yours.
Matthew, Amanda, and their newest bundle....