This weekend, I had the pleasure of photographing the beautiful Laurent family. Their warm and loving personalities shine right through these images -- it was thrilling to be able to capture the true essence of this wonderful family. Cameron and I met while studying to become holistic health counselors. I lived in Portland and she here in Washington D.C. Every week, we would have our check in call to support and spur each other on through lessons and life. She's always felt like the sister I never had.
Now, many years later, we both are married with kids and still checking in. Her (and Chris's!) insights are always insightful and grounding, helping me see other perspectives in order to move forward in life better equipped. Everyone needs friend's like them -- non-judgmental containers who work hard at seeing the truth and gently nudge you in that direction. They are invaluable friends whom I'm ever so grateful for.