Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // watermelon, cut watermelon, knife

Fresh // Watermelon {Photo Challenge}

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // watermelon, cut watermelon, knife

There’s nothing quite as tasty as a bite of fresh, sweet watermelon on a hot day! I’m so thankful my girls love eating their fruit! What does “fresh” make you think of? Link up with the Daily Post photo challenge!

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Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Tween head shots, photos, child, fresh, faced, sweet, innocent

J Headshots Sneak Peek {Photo Session}

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Tween head shots, photos, child, fresh, faced, sweet, innocentThis cutie-patootie tween is embarking on a new creative journey and needed some head shots to help in her new endeavor!

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Tween head shots, photos, child, fresh, faced, sweet, innocent Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Tween head shots, photos, child, fresh, faced, sweet, innocent Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Tween head shots, photos, child, fresh, faced, sweet, innocent

I’ve been blessed to know her mom for years as we volunteered together and served on the board at our church. So when she approached me about their needs, I was thrilled at the opportunity to work with them!

Expect to see lots of good stuff from this adorable young lady!

As always, thanks for stopping by. Have a joyful, creative, blessing filled day! And if you haven’t signed-up for the Clicky Chick Creates email list yet, whatcha waiting for? You’ll get my downloadable “7 Must-Have Kid Birthday Photos” printable photo tips as my thank you 🙂  {Password is sent to you via email when you sign up for the email list.}

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Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // newborn photography, in hospital, just after birth

Cutest Nephew Ever!

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // newborn photography, in hospital, just after birth

My sister and brother-in-law made the most beautiful and handsome little boy, ever! I was lucky enough to be there when my nephew was born, August 19th. There are only two other times I was that close to a new life coming into the world — those two times were when my daughters were born! It was such an amazing experience… the love, the joy, the anticipation, the awe – truly amazing!

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I was thrilled to capture these images in those first few hours of the new family trio! He came a couple weeks early, but he’s absolutely perfect, don’t you think?!?!

He was super quiet, taking in the world, surrounded by love and family. There was only one little cry when he got his first shots…

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I know, I know, baby boy! I would’ve cried too! I’ll spare you the details of my sister’s labor and delivery. I’ll just say she was the definition of calm and she made the delivery look easy!

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As always, thanks for stopping by. Have a joyful, creative, blessing filled day!
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xoxo,
/c

PS. The top photo – the one of my bro-in-law holding the baby with my sis in the background? I was totally inspired by a photo that I pinned on my Photo Session Inspiration board while they were pregnant. I’m so happy with the way it came out – definitely one of my faves of this year! Do you use Pinterest to pin inspiring photography or crafts you want to recreate? It’s a fabulous tool!

Fresh! {Weekly Photo Challenge}

Connie Hanks Photography  //  ClickyChickCreates.com  //  cucumber, lemon and chili, Mexican childhood snack

The Daily Post theme for this week’s photo challenge is fresh – and with the beautiful summer we’ve been having, I thought it was a perfect prompt to highlight two fresh photos!

Connie Hanks Photography  //  ClickyChickCreates.com  //  cucumber, avocado, tomato and other fresh produce at farmer's market

I’m a huge fan of Katrina Kennedy, and she recently posted a photo of some huge cucumbers she grew in her garden. The photo made me think of my grandfather {my Vivi} for several reasons: 1. he loved to garden and was so extremely proud of the fruits (and veggies) of his labor; 2. we’d often snack on cucumbers (or jicama) with lemon and chili; and 3. many a time we’d get a cucumber on a stick with said lemon and chili from street vendors in Mexico City… yum!

So, after seeing Katrina’s photo, I had to get to the local farmer’s market and grab a delicious bite of my youth! So glad I did; the cucumber and lemon were fresh and tasty and the trip to the Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market was great with several hidden gems. I’ll be posting more about the market and vendors soon!

What recent photos have you seen that made you fondly remember your youth? I’d love to hear! Thanks for stopping by. Have a joyful, creative, blessing filled day!
Live creatively!
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