Kari V Photography: Blog http://karivphotography.com/blog en-us (C) Kari V Photography karivphotography@hotmail.com (Kari V Photography) Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:53:00 GMT Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:53:00 GMT http://karivphotography.com/img/s7/v152/u153902234-o78661348-50.jpg Kari V Photography: Blog http://karivphotography.com/blog 79 120 Kari V | Important Announcement http://karivphotography.com/blog/2016/4/kari-v-important-announcement To my wonderful clients:

 

We are blessed. My family and I are so, so blessed. I started Kari V Photography 5 years ago this month and I never imagined this business would do as well as it has. I started it as a hobby and it quickly grew to a business that was full-time. I quit my “real job” and dove in head first and never looked back. As it continually blessed me in ways I never thought possible, now I am being blessed in a different way.

My youngest started kindergarten this year and my daughter is in 2nd grade. I started to realize how precious time is when that baby of mine was barely home and it was already time for homework, dinner, baths and bed.  Things were a lot easier when we didn't have a set schedule and they could stay up late. The only down time they get is on the weekends, and guess what? That's when photographers work the most.

I love being a photographer. Most of the time it isn't like work for me. I get to go cuddle with babies all day or meet new families and make toddlers smile. The downfall is during the time I am making all of those other kids smile, I'm not making mine smile. My two are playing at Grandma's house, hanging out with their dad or sitting at home and watching TV. They aren't spending time with their mom. They aren't getting to know me and I'm not getting to know them.

I thought if I condensed my schedule to shooting 4 days a week (5 in the busy season but let's face it.... the busy season for me is 9 months out of the year), then it'd make things easier. So these 4 days a week I work 10-12 hour days shooting sessions and make it home in time to kiss those kids goodnight. I wake them up in the mornings and take them to school and don't see them again until bed time. Those days I'm off work, I spend 10-12 hours in front of the computer managing Social Media, e-mails and editing those 4 days of sessions. Instead of spending those off days cleaning the house, cooking meals and spending time with the kids, I continue to do more work. They don't even ask me to play or read anymore if they see the laptop out. The realization of that broke my heart beyond comprehension.

I started praying about this some time ago. I prayed that God would show me how to make this work to be the best that I could in both areas of being wife and mom and also being a photographer. In my heart, I know God wants me to be home more. My husband is being blessed in his business now which gives me some options. So with a heavy, but excited, heart I come to you to tell you that this will be my last year as “Kari V.”

I will continue to work through the majority of the year, finishing all of my scheduled contracts of weddings, events and baby program clients. I will do mini sessions for the big Holidays and seasons. Anything that has already been booked or planned will remain the same.. no changes! I will only be taking a select number of “new” client sessions during these last few months to be able to accommodate those who already have sessions planned.

All mini sessions for the year and regular session dates are planned. If you know you will be wanting a session at all in 2016, please go ahead and get it on the schedule. If you have a print voucher from a fundraiser, all that are out should expire in September. Get those booked before they expire! The mini sessions that are scheduled are Father's Day minis, Independence Day minis, Boudoir marathon, Back-to-school minis, Fall family minis, Santa minis and Christmas minis. Booking for ALL of these is open, so please jump on them while they are available.

I am announcing this so early because it would be terrible to pop up in November and say “SURPRISE! I AM CLOSING!” I couldn't do that. I want you to have time for it to sink in. I want you to enjoy your last few months with me as I want to enjoy my last few months with you. I hate secrets and can't keep something this huge from my clients who I consider family!

To Brides I have scheduled: BREATHE! Nothing has changed as we aren't closing until the end of the year! This will not affect a single thing that we have planned for your wedding :) :)

I really appreciate all of my clients and their families so much. I don't want to let any of you down in any way at all. Thank you for making the past 5 years so amazing and allowing me to have a job that I love. I've grown as a person and photographer. I have formed many friendships and have met so many wonderful people that I am so thankful for. Please continue to show me your support over the next seven months as I close this chapter of my life to open another.

 

Love always,
Kari V

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Kari V Photography | Charleigh's maternity session http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/8/kari-v-photography-charleighs-maternity-session Charleigh + Adam are expecting their new baby girl SOON!  We got together, and with Adam's daughter, Aurora, we did a darling little maternity session at the Yadkin River Greenway in North Wilkesboro.
 

While it was insanely hot during this session, we got some amazing shots before everyone (myself included) got red-faced and sweaty!
 

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Can't wait for this little lady, Theia, to make her debut!
 

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Kari V Photography | Tori + Nick http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/8/kari-v-photography-tori-nick I think this is one of my favorite shoots of the summer.  Tori + Nick are getting married this winter and are a couple you can have fun with.  Tori is gorgeous, funny and has great ideas for what she wants for her photos.  And Nick?  He goes along with these ideas ;)
 

Nick owns and operates a farm in East Bend, NC with his family.  During our engagement session, peaches were in season and made the PERFECT setting for a sweet engagement session.  Yes, I got to try these peaches (Nick sent me home with a whole box!) and they were delicious!
 

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After we finished up at Nick's Peaches, we headed over to the farmhouse Nick + Tori are remodeling to live in after the wedding.  Once again, we had a beautiful farm scene with all things to make a photographer giddy. 
 

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I can't wait to shoot this couple's wedding in a few months.  We will also be their videographer for their big day!
 

Congratulations on your engagement Nick + Tori, and thank you for having us be a part of your wedding journey!
 


 

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Kari V Photography | Crain wedding http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/8/kari-v-photography-crain-wedding Jesse + Paul tied the knot at Main Street Park in downtown North Wilkesboro.  I was super excited about this evening wedding that overlooked the downtown North Wilkesboro area.  It took place at sunset, with less than 20 guests.  Take a look at the beautiful park wedding!
 


 

Jesse + Paul have three GORGEOUS daughters together who they incorporated into their wedding.  They also live within walking distance from the park and held their reception at their home.  I was right at ease working with this couple, and got some great shots of their special day.
 


 

Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Crain for choosing Kari V Photography to photography your wedding!
 


 

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Kari V Photography | Kelsey + Tyler http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/8/kari-v-photography-kelsey-tyler Kelsey + Tyler are getting married this October!
 

Kelsey decided for us to do their engagement session at her aunt's house, which had an awesome old barn, fields and old trucks.  I'm always up for a new location with awesome "old stuff."
 

My face literally HURT during and after this session from laughing so much.  I cannot wait until Kelsey's bridal session and for their wedding!
 


 

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Kari V Photography | Hill Wedding http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/8/kari-v-photography-hill-wedding Seth + Ashley tied the knot at Rendezvous Mountain.  It was a very hot day, but everything turned out beautifully!
 

Before the big day, Ashley & I set off to do some bridal portraits in downtown North Wilkesboro.
 

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Ashley looked so beautiful during her bridal session, as well as at her wedding!
 

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Thanks for having me a special part of your day, Mr. & Mrs. Hill! <3
 

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Kari V Photography | Ava http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/8/kari-v-photography-ava I've been taking Ava's photos since she was only a couple months old.  That's one of my favorite things about my "job."  I get to see families grow, babies turn into toddlers, kids turn into teens, teens turn into adults getting married and starting their own families.
 

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We did a quick mini session with miss Ava at the Yadkin River Greenway.  I do a lot of my outdoor sessions here because it's simply a great location.  It's public, so no permission is required, it's always open, and there's a wide variety of places to shoot.  We chose a grassy area near the river for Ava's shoot.  It's close to the parking area and it was starting to rain on us!  We knew we had to move quickly!
 


 

This is just a tip of the iceberg on how many good images I got of Ava.  As many times as I've taken her photos, this is the most she's smiled!  She must have liked the rain :)
 

After these, Ava's mom pulled out a special cupcake she had brought for her!
 


 

We even threw mom and dad in there for one last family photo after Ava was finished with her cupcake!
 


 

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Blevins + Mills http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/7/blevins-mills I've been taking this sweet family's photos since I began shooting over 4 years ago.  It's always wonderful to see families grow, kids get older, and really know me instead of being a crazy lady with the camera.
 

We did an extended family session at the Yadkin Valley Greenway with Jennifer + Daniel, their two kids, and Jennifer's parents.
 

Chloe (the youngest) really enjoyed looking and playing in the grass, but once I finally caught her attention I got some of those sweet smiles.
 


 


 


 


 


 

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Hannah first contacted us last year about booking her wedding with Cody.  Kristin shot their engagement session in the fall at Stone Mountain where we quickly learned they must be the sweetest couple.... ever.
 

They tied the knot at Gambill Farm, in Roaring River, NC.  Everything about their day was gorgeous and carefully planned.  There was a very good chance of passing thunderstorms so they decided to have the ceremony inside the barn instead of outside on the hill.
 

I'm kinda in love with the new bridal suite at Gambill Farm.  The lighting is spot on, the colors are neutral and it's all luxurious.  The owner, Eric, couldn't have planned it any better.
 


 


 

After shooting some of the girls getting ready, we went outside for some shots with just Hannah.
 


 

It started to rain right during these shots, so we made a dash for the covered porch!
 


 


 


 


 


 

After these shots, we got Hannah back into hiding so I could do Cody's family photos!  It had already stopped raining by the time we went to do them.
 


 


 


 


 

We then headed back in for Hannah and Cody to pray together before the ceremony (without seeing each other, ofcourse!).
 

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Now it's time for them to say, "I do."
 

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After the sweetest ceremony, with a unique wooden unity cross with their names pieced in, it was time for some crazy bridal party photos. These guys were a hoot and made my job easy.
 


 


 

While we were taking these photos, the most BEAUTIFUL, vibrant rainbow filled the sky.  This was such a special moment for Hannah + Cody, as well as all of the guests there.  I believe everyone who had a camera there grabbed it at this time.
 

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Now that "official" photos were done, it was time to PARTY!
 


 


 


 

Hannah + Cody, thank you so much for having us capture your special wedding day at Gambill Farm through photography and videography.  You had such an inspiring wedding.  I hope you two continue to remember the love you had on this day and hold it close forever!
 


 

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Will + Cody http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/7/will-cody Tasha & I went to school together all of our lives.  Kindergarten through 12th grade.  I was so ecstatic when she brought her little boy Will in for photos last year for the first time with me.
 

Fast forward some, Tasha now has a new little man in the family, little Cody.  I am thrilled she brought him in for his first photos.
 

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Through much coaching, refusing, bribing, funny noises, and toys, we FINALLY got little Will to get into a couple of photos.  I was so proud of him!
 


 

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Olivia is 1! http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/7/oliviais1 I've been taking sweet Olivia's photos since she was first born.  This little doll has a smile that is simply contagious.
 

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Her little dress matched one of my newest backdrops so perfectly.  All it took was a few games a "peek-a-boo" to get her to cheese at me!
 

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For her 2nd outfit, she brought in the sweetest little dress.  Olivia is so tiny she still fit into my baby basket!
 

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I've enjoyed photographing you during your first year, Olivia!  I really hope to see you again very soon!
 

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Kari V Photography | Mickey & Minnie! http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/7/kari-v-photography-micky-minnie I had the pleasure of taking Cindy's maternity photos a couple of months ago at the Kari V studio, where we did a "Steelers" football themed session.  Her daughter Valery is the sweetest little girl, offering to help me with so many things during our sessions.
 

Cindy contacted me to take her newborn daughter's first photos, along with her cousin who is right about the same age.  The parents brought in Valery, Alexander and Melani for their cousin session together!
 

Valery couldn't wait to get some photos with her new baby sister, Melani!
 

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Little Alexander wasn't as excited about his solo photos, but we were still able to capture some! Kari V baby in a boat!
 

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Miss Melani was ready for her photo session!  Dressed in a crocheted mermaid outfit, she was so photogenic and let me love on her!
 

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I kind of fell in love with this next set Cindy brought in.  We are going to Disney in 9 (yes!  Only 9!) days, so this was so appropriate!
 

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Shyanne + Gray {couple's session} http://karivphotography.com/blog/2015/7/shyanne Shyanne is an incredible young lady, full of ambition, personality & life.  I first met her when she asked to shadow me for her senior project at East Wilkes High School.  She came into the studio several times, always being helpful asking what she could do to help me. She's the type of person who just KNOWS when she's needed, and steps up without being asked to.  There were several times when she'd see me struggling with a backdrop, or raising my backdrop stand, or I'd have a 2 year old not wanting to look my way, and she'd IMMEDIATELY hop right in, doing what was needed.  That's pretty awesome for someone who had never been trained in photography, worked with me at all, or had even been in my studio very much.
 

After her senior project (which she made an A+ on may I add), we had asked her to assist in a wedding with us.  Kristin & I were both booked for the day and Kristin really needed another set of hands because she was doing photo + video at a wedding, needing at least 3 people total for the job.  I knew we could rely on her to help, and was excited since she had that intuition about her that I loved so much.  She did fabulous, without much direction at all.  I was at ease knowing Kristin had such great help that day!
 

Shyanne had asked me to take Christmas photos of her and her brother back at Christmas at the old train depot/tracks in North Wilkesboro for their parents as their Christmas gift.  That session was full of laughter, bloopers and a ton of awesome photos.  I know their parents absolutely loved this special gift those two got for them!
 

Fast forward to a couple of weeks ago, Shyanne had messaged me wanting to do a session with her and her boyfriend, Gray.  She requested the lake, so we decided to head up to Smithey's Creek Park at W. Kerr Scott Dam for our session.  I used to shoot there a lot, and hadn't shot there lately so I was pretty excited.  It looked like it was going to rain all day, which made me a little nervous.  I've learned my lesson on rescheduling on the possibility of rain, so we kept the session and went for it.  Our session was scheduled for 2:00 p.m., which was something else that made me a little nervous.  I was already booked for the remainder of the day, and they wanted their photos soon, so I took the session on.  I knew at Smithey's Creek there was wooded areas, as well as some other shade, so I figured at the very least I'd get to use those areas.  It turned out at 2:00, it was completely overcast.  In case you didn't know, overcast weather is AMAZING for photo sessions.  No one squints.  It's (usually) not too hot.  You get amazing photos.  This I was excited for.
 

I arrive, we exchange greetings, fill out the paperwork, and dive right in to shooting.  We start in the wooded area since it was closest to where we parked.
 

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Shyanne+Gray {kiss}A quick smooch in the woods at W. Kerr Scott Dam.
 

After the wooded area, we headed over to the grassy section of the park. From here you can see the lake in the background, which makes the perfect backdrop for a session!
 

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When we finished up in the grassy area, we decided to head down to the docks for a few shots.  This is personally my favorite spot to shoot while at this location.  The movement of the water, the smell of the lake... ahh.. summer!
 

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It started to sprinkle rain on us at this point, so we decided to quickly go over to the park portion of the area.  We had to get some fun shots in, of course. 
 

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Shyanne and Gray loved their photos.  I'm so glad the rain held out long enough for us to capture the love these two have for each other after dating for 5 years. 
 

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