my little guy… is 2. Cleopatra Photography {Cleopatra’s Heart} Boston Mass two year old children photographer Ashley Nardello

This little boy came into my life, and changed it forever… he forever will steal my heart with his smile…. I cant help but smile at him… even when he is being bad… its almost too cute to believe…

He is a talker. He speaks in full sentences and has for months already… He sings He dances, he plays the drums…

He is my little man… my Puffin.. my G… my G-man… my Vanni… my Guy-Guy…. he is my heart.

Two years have flown by… I remember looking at him when he came out and thinking… wow… here he is… I have wanted you my whole entire life, and here you are.

One day all of the nights, and time I spend away from my kids will be worth the effort. That thought defines me, and I have never been more serious about anything.

I had an amazing day with my little guy… we played and laughed and spent time outside enjoying the fall weather… he loved his cake and tacos!

enjoy a few snapshots of Giovanni…

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The wait for baby Liv… Cleopatra Photography {maternity} Central Mass and Boston Lifestyle maternity photography and Berlin Orchards Maternity Photography by Ashley Nardello

Lets Kick this day off with an adorable session with Donna and Jeff!

So cute , so in love and so ready for baby Olivia to be here…

We met bright and early and OMG cooollld… at Berlin Farms for some shots in the apple orchards there!

I chose the apple orchards for them because I thought that the idea of a seed beginning the life of an apple is similar to a woman being pregnant

I wanted to use the orchards as a form of symbolism…

A BABY… beginning from “nothing” and growing into an amazing miracle that is a baby

An APPLE… beginning as a seed growing into a beautiful fruit… you get the idea…

They were all for it and off we went…

hiking in her heeled boots this mama to be gets an A++ for effort and for getting up the orchard hills!! oh and props to the home-made name flags made by Donna! you go girl… way to bring something special into the photo shoot!

I am so excited to meet baby Olivia and cant wait to get her on these floors! you’ll see what floors later… 😉

enjoy my time with Donna, Jeff and Baby Olivia….

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ok… so after the orchards… we headed over to their place for some more intimate and lifestyle type of shots… we were greeted by their puppy…”Marley”

he joined us for a few photos!

I love these! ….

we will end with this one… I love it… super cute… congrats again Donna and Jeff! I cant wait to see you in a couple months! xx-A

Meet Jackson… Cleopatra Photography {Newborns} Newborn photography Boston Massachusetts and Newborn Photography by Ashley Nardello

Hello everyone! SOOOO here I am with Mr. Jackson. aka Jax as I like to call him…

If you follow me regularly you know that I usually don’t name my babies.. after much consideration I thought… why not? I am not using any last names or identifying personal info.

After all, I am trying to give you all a personal look at my work and in to my life.

You know me, you know my kids, and now you will also “know” my clients.

So having moved back to the Boston area recently, I have been able to reconnect with people who are people I haven’t seen in yeaaarrrrs  (a decade plus)

Jackson’s Mommy and I know each other from High school, Good old Marlboro High. She is actually really good friends with my sister – in – law and they have kept in touch all these years! Not to mention my husband used to play baseball with her husband and have known each other since they were pitcher and catcher…

It’s so crazy being back for all of those reasons! Before we  know it Jackson will be 2 and Giovanni will be 4,  and they will be playing together growing up… continuing on like Nick and Chris.

So When Renee contacted me about having pics done of their little guy, I was so happy to oblige.

Jackson came into this world with a bang being born after an emergency C-section… according to mommy the nurses called him “lucky” … I’d say so….  having a knot in the umbilical cord and having it wrapped around his neck… lets just say that it made for an eventful arrival said mommy…

let me tell you Jackson is a fighter! He made me and mommy and daddy work for the goods! but we got them…

ok so here we go!

When I got to their house the first thing I noticed was that they had a wheel barrel in the back yard that said Jackson on it! it helps to be observant hehehe…

so being that the high today was 65 degrees… I had some reservations about having him outside… but he did great.

Enjoy the time I spent with Jackson…

mommy kept calling me his girlfriend lol… We laughed so hard because it was hilarious how he couldn’t take his eyes off of me… lol this little observant guy definitely has a place in my heart!

Renee and Nick congrats on the birth of your little man…

here are some of his images from today…

xx- A

A familiar family says Hello and Happy Holidays! Cleopatra Photography { Holidays} Lakes Park Family Photography Fort Myers Florida

Hi Everyone! if your here to see A and M’s big post scroll down! If not enjoy a small post of another family session!

The B family!!! Hopefully we have something exciting in store for you with them coming up!

For now… enjoy their christmas session at Lakes Park

 

 

A Red Radio flyer and a little lady name L…. Cleopatra Photography {Holiday} Fort Myers Holiday Christmas Photography

Hi Everyone… I am here with a quicky post tonight for baby L’s Mama and Daddy!!!!! When Mama called and asked… you wanna swing by for another picture of baby L in…. a red wagon…

So I said OF COURE!!!!!!!

and here we are!

enjoy…

xx-A

The L family says Hello! Cleopatra Photography {Holidays} Lakes Park Fort Myers Holiday Photography

Hi Everyone! Here I am with yet another family holiday session! I absolutely Loved these kids! So well behaved and the cutest things ever! Waiting their turn and everything!

What a relief!  Whew!!!! When I have sessions with 4 kids all 10 and under sometimes… lets just say it doesn’t go as easily!

Enjoy a peak at their day!

I LOVE THIS PIC!

and this one too…. 🙂

The J Family’s day at the Naples Train Depot – Cleopatra Photography – {Family} Naples, Fort Myers and Estero Florida Family Photography

Hi everyone!!!! here I am with a look at a session from Last weekend with the J family! They did great! I even had baby E holding my hand over Mommy’s at one point! which according to mommy… “never happens”

Considering this was the first time I was shooting at the Train Depot I was pleasantly surprised! There was lots of color and variety! My gosh if you ask me a lot of these old historic places need new photos and websites! Because you’d never know how cool the place is without seeing it!

Since Mommy and Daddy are from New England we hit is off right away and the day was a great success!

enjoy your sneak peek J family! and I hope to hear from you soon!

I Abs love the next image!

Baby R turns one year old! – Cleopatra Photography – First Birthday Photography Fort Myers Florida

Hi Everyone!!!! OK so you may remember baby R from the blog about a year ago!!!!! Here she is again at Lakes Park! Enjoying the sun and a day at the park with her cupcake mommy daddy and one set of Grands!!! This little one has grown so much since I’ve seen her last! I cant wait to photograph this family again in the near future!

Enjoy a few more images from her day at Lakes park recently!

R turned 1 year old! Cleopatra Photography – First Birthday Photography at Lakes Park

Just a sneak peek for now… enjoy….

A day for baby A spent at Koreshan State Park – Cleopatra Photography – { Maternity} Fort Myers Maternity Photography

Can you say Yowza Everyone!!!! What an extremely busy week/weekend! The madness has begun and we are in full effect holiday season at Cleopatra Photography! There is so much coming up on the blog in the next few days/hours, that I don’t even know where to begin!!!

So lets start here, with my friend V, and her husband T…. patiently awaiting their little lady A…. I’m so happy for you guys as you enjoy this special time in your lives!!! The most precious miracle of all is a BABY!!!! xx-A

Enjoy some photos from their recent session at Koreshan State Park in Estero Florida!   To see more fun and adorable maternity sessions … check out our website at www.cleopatraphotography.com