Heidi’s Belly Shoot

When I was up in Vermont for Kevin & Alex’s wedding I headed over to Heidi & Ave’s house to do the long awaited belly shoot. Approximately one second after I heard that Heidi was pregnant I started to imagine the possibilities of a belly shoot and also all that will come after. Their baby will be welcomed into the world on Thursday and I can’t wait to meet her on Monday and start to document her life. Besides Lila, Heidi & Ave are my first close friends who are having a baby so I am pretty psyched to be around this little person as she grows up!

Heidi & especially Ave were quite tolerant of the photo shoot and were very good sports as we moved locations in the hot weather!

Anyone who has been to Heidi & Ave’s house know that they have this fabulous tub under an apple tree in their backyard. The temperature outside was approximately 95 so while I was sweating Heidi & Ave were happy to hang out in the tub 🙂

Their barn provided my wall fix 🙂 Jeff hasn’t seen Heidi since she’s been pregnant so when he saw this picture he said “wow – she’s really pregnant :)” Yes, honey….she is!

Love this tree near their house.

On Shelburne Farms there’s this fabulous stand of trees that flanks either side of the road. The light was starting to get glorious by this point 🙂 I love how Ave has to kind of avoid her belly to give her a squeeze 🙂

I love the warmth of this photo – their expressions, the light, everything 🙂

We finished the shoot in the lake at sunset…..I finally cooled off as I was shooting in water up to my waist. Thankfully I didn’t drop my camera 🙂