the gillespie family | asheville, north carolina

Nothing feels as lovely as having someone truly believe in your vision and what spills out of your heart and into your art.

Elizabeth is a friend like that.  We’ve been friends for 10 years and as I’ve grown and found my voice she has been there for me cheering me on and telling me that what I have to say is important and needed.

Elizabeth and Jeramy moved a year and a half ago to Colorado with their son Max and pretty much immediately they got pregnant with their twin girls.  

With a move and two new additions, they were running on very little sleep and pretty much never having space or time for themselves (I know a lot how that feels).  

They came back “home” to visit last month and I was able to make that space for them.  To allow the chaos to be translated clearly to the beautiful, intentional family that they are.

These images are some of my favorite I've ever taken.  There is breath and movement and so very much love infused into each shot.

I hope you enjoy!

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And here are our six children before we went to dinner.

Oh sweet friends, what a priveldge to capture this time of your lives for you.  Keep on keeping on!

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