{ from four to…FIVE! } Dallas / Fort Worth Family Photography | Celebrating Adoption Photographer

Gorgeous,     G O R G E O U S      family !!!

I feel incredibly fortunate when I am contacted by a family to photograph them for an organization called Celebrating Adoption.   Celebrating Adoption sessions are always great fun and more rewarding than I can even explain.   I always get teary when I see the “complete” family  (so, so much love) and I just love hearing the stories of each child and family.

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When I heard from the E family mid-July, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to photograph them.   This family had a Celebrating Adoption session for their son, when he arrived home, and now, this session was to celebrate the adoption of their adorable, SWEET, cutie-pie youngest daughter, who came home in January.

We met up on a cooler-than-usual sunny morning and they all popped out of the car with big smiles, ready to have some fun.  We went on a mini nature walk, ran, explored, did a bunch of smiling and laughing, and chatted about lots of kid-related things!

So, here she is, Little A. I loved her sweet demeanor…she was an observer for quite some time, and then slowly but surely, she came out of her shell.  Her more outgoing siblings definitely helped her along…      And oh, did I mention her smile….absolutely stunning!

Her older sister (have you SEEN more beautiful hair?) was so smiley and full of personality — she glowed in that golden sun! I cracked up when we discussed having lollipops at the end of the session — she was SO excited and talked and talked about how much she LOVED candy! ;)

Their athletic older brother was kind-hearted, SO well-mannered, and F U N !

The girlies REALLY look up to him!

Ridiculously      cute.           Incredibly       happy.

{ F   A   M   I   L   Y }

Thank you SO very much, E Family, for letting me be a small part in celebrating your adoption of sweet Miss A.  It was such a pleasure to work with you and meet all of your children!

Hope you have one lovely day.  :)


e m a i l:   maggiejmcd@msn.com
f a c e b o o k:   click here!
c h a t:   817.455.6756

24 Responses to “{ from four to…FIVE! } Dallas / Fort Worth Family Photography | Celebrating Adoption Photographer”

  1. Lisa T. Says:

    Goodness! That brought tears to my eyes. I am so very happy for those kiddos. Beautiful shots of love and hope!

  2. Posy Quarterman Says:

    Simply stunning. Seriously, the back lighting, the colors, the catchlights! Gorgeous.

  3. Sarah Bell Says:

    I’m one of the lucky grandmothers of these precious children! These pictures are great! Thank you!

  4. Beth Says:

    Wow! What a beautiful family! You did a Gorgeous job Maggie! “Maggie the Magnificent” ! :0)

  5. jen Says:

    stunning! can’t get over it. you worked some maggie magic – love all the grins.

  6. Dawnda Says:

    I love this family and these pics!

  7. Robin Says:

    You did an AWESOME job with an AMAZING family!
    Love them!

  8. Nancy Says:

    Awesome pictures and family!!

  9. Ranee Walterscheid Says:

    These pictures are so cute! I love them all! She really captured everyone in their true spirit! Love, love, love!

  10. Linda H Says:

    Beautiful pictures of a truly amazing family! Their love for each other shows through their sparkling eyes and bright smiles.

  11. Whitney Says:

    Ellen, these pictures (and people in them) are absolutely gorgeous. I’ve looked at them again and again!

  12. Amy Falco Says:

    Gorgeous!!!! I can’t wait to see all the pictures!!!

  13. Julia Says:

    I am a proud aunt to these little beauties and you truly captured their personalities! They have such a neat sibling dynamic, and I applause God for building this amazing family! :) These pictures are wonderful and will be cherished forever. Thank you thank you for your beautiful work!!! :)

  14. Shaun Hardwick-Jones Says:

    These are so wonderful! What a truly beautiful family!

  15. Liz Says:

    Beautiful pictures of a beautiful family!!

  16. Zac Says:

    Beautiful family. Great photos.

  17. Molly Says:

    I love playing with Nati and Claire and Ada. We have lots of fun together. These outdoor pics make me want to go to the park with y’all. Love, Molly Oldham

  18. Andy Says:

    Very cute pics!

  19. Heather potts Says:

    Amazing shots that show lots of personality!! I love these pictures!

  20. Shaun Hardwick-Jones Says:

    Maybe a small thing, but I really like Clair’s freckles – they are such happy freckles on her precious nose.

  21. Robin gierhart Says:

    Love these pictures! Very happy and photogenic family:)

  22. Tara Huffman Says:

    I love these!!! They are amazing!

  23. Ellen Says:

    Thank you so much for taking these pictures!!! You did a beautiful job and were amazing to work with!!!!

  24. Linda Says:

    These photos are simply gorgeous. I know all the comments say that but they are. I am very proud to say my grandchildren are beautiful and your photography is excellent!

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