Charleston Newborn Natural Light Portraits

Charleston Newborn Photographer -Sweet little Olivia

Full of light and love, this little girl was the perfect additional to their family of 4 {mom, dad and two awesome dogs!} Such a unique story about this sweet family, I have known little Olivia's mom since we were young kids. Her amazing mom was actually my babysitter for many years in Ohio. I mostly lost touch with everyone when my family relocated to Orlando, FL 13 years ago, however, thanks to the power of Facebook we reconnected about 4 years ago. She had contacted me to photograph her wedding in Cincinnati, OH and her engagement session in Charleston, SC.

Many ask why I photograph in Charleston, well I have to thank this little girl's mom for introducing me to the most beautiful city in the country. I can't say enough about the "Holy City", beautiful, rustic, yet sophisticated with an amazing appreciation for old architecture.  I promise I can't begin to explain the beauty of this amazing city, if you have the opportunity, please visit Charleston!!

Fast forward a few years, and this sweet family had relocated to Charleston, SC. It is so awesome to be a part of my clients' special moments, from the love during their engagement session to their beautiful cathedral wedding to maternity portraits on Sullivan's Island and most importantly welcoming their sweet little girl!

It is so great to consider my clients as friends! Our girls are only 8 months apart, I can't wait for them to play on the beach together one day. Looking forward to many years of documenting your wonderful family!

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About Erika

Erika is a published photographer who focuses primarily on newborn and family photography. She shoots natural light portraits across America while maintaining two central locations in Orlando, FL and Charleston, SC. Erika's work has been featured on television (ABC and NBC), charity billboards, national print magazines, and editorial family and wedding blogs.

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The Sweetest Gift of All {Orlando & Charleston Newborn Photographer}

Happy Wednesday! Have been a bit absent from the blog lately, here are a few reasons why... Amazing family trip to visit my fiancé's sweet little 88 year old grandma, jet skiing trip and sending my mom off to the airport, for her move to the middle east. Hoping she will start a blog to share her many exciting adventures and brave new life! Today will be the final day in the Orlando office, off to KY and Vegas! A quick stop in KY to see lots of family & friends, that I haven't seen in much too long, followed by a photographers' convention in Vegas! Planning to blog some of my experience throughout the trip. Let's call it "Get to know your photograph: the intensive course".

Today the blog would like to highlight this sweet little girl. You may remember her mommy and daddy from their blog, earlier this month. She did give us a bit of trouble at the beginning, but once we were able to get her sleeping, she was pure magic! Check out those lips, they are just so perfectly soft and pink. Thanks again to the extremely talented, Kat Leighs Krafts for the beauitful princess crown! It was the perfect little addition to this newborn session.

I can't say it enough, I love my "job". I don't believe there is any better job out there, than getting to hold and photograph these perfect little angels everyday. What can I say Jack Johnson on the Pandora is making me very sappy...or maybe it's because Valentine's Day was yesterday.

Love to you and your family!

Erika Hopkins


 

About Erika

Erika is a published photographer who focuses primarily on newborn and family photography. She shoots natural light portraits across America while maintaining two central locations in Orlando, FL and Charleston, SC. Erika's work has been featured on television (ABC and NBC), charity billboards, national print magazines, and editorial family and wedding blogs.

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