An open letter to a special client
Friday, September 08, 2017
By Christie @ Sonshine Portrait Design
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An open letter to a special client...

You saw our work at your OBGYN office and walked in our studio 5 years ago for your first daughter's newborn session. Booking our Itty Bitty Collection, began our relationship. Chubby cheeks and a head full of red hair. One of the prettiest babies I have ever seen. One thing I love about what I do, is being able to see your babies grow. I have never had a client as loyal as you. You see the importance of capturing these little moments whenever possible. One day you will look back when they are grown and be so thankful. Not only did our relationship build between us as a client but an amazing friendship I am forever grateful for. I feel so appreciated by you and I can't tell you how amazing that feeling is. I know God puts people in our lives for a reason and I count you and your family as a very special blessing.


Madison Ann, You stole my heart the first day I met you. You always give me a run for my money with all that spunk in you. Looking back on the past few years I notice a lot of similarities. The look you give with your eyes and that littly itty bitty grin. Oh, your serious look is one I love with those big brown eyes! Your curly golden locks of hair. You will also notice, you like to throw your feet in the air so I can't photograph that ornery little face. Don't change your personality for anyone, you are simply perfect. Determined, independent and smart girl. You can see how much your mom and dad love you by the smiles on their face when they have you in their arms.

Then came a day I will never forget. Your mom brought you to one of our Limited Edition Sessions and you were NOT having it! It was freezing cold, our toes were numb. You went with your mom and brought us back coffee and donuts. It was a team effort but we captured you that day :) I am just as stubborn. This phase continued, shortly after along came your baby sister...

Kendall Nicole, strong willed girl. We thought your sister was sassy but you are a whole other kind of sass. Im sure you already know but you and your sister have dimples to die for. They will let you get away with anything. I fell in love with you the day you came in for your first photo shoot. Your sister didn't really want anything to do with you... but we captured some pretty sweet moments. Some of my favorite images ever are from the day I first met you. All the pastel colors we dressed you in were amazing on your fair skin. 

Now your family has a whole new dynamic. You have one of the calmest and coolest mommies I know. I am so blessed to know her. Being able to see her raise 2 beautiful little girls, sisters that are best friends. One of the biggest perks about my job. She brings you girls to see me many times a year and the days you come its the one thing I look forward to. I love that she brings you in and we get to chat and catch up on life. It has been my honor to photograph you and watch you grow. Hug your mommy as much as you can and tell her you love her always <3 Your family is the true meaning of what family is. Your mom is always thinking of others it just melts my heart to see. 

Kendall, one of my favorite moments captured is one below of you and your mommy right by your side. She is glowing with pure joy over how beautiful you are. It chokes me up every time I see it. 


This year was a very memorable year. Hitting two very big milestones. Kendall turning two and Madison turning 5. It seems as you grew up in a blink of an eye. You are both grown up... where did the crawling days go? One day you will thank your mommy for bringing you to me. Memories captured for a lifetime. 

To honor your mommy who is so selfless and caring we want to give her a little something...

Jeni, there are no words to describe the woman you are, the mother you are and the special person you are to Harold. You cease to amaze me all the time. Always so calm and collected. Raising your daughters to be the best mommies they can be when they grow up. You let them be little. You do whatever you have to to make sure they are taken care of. You are simply amazing. 

We want to gift you a 30 inch wall portrait from your next session. We can't thank you enough not only for being such a loyal client but for being a true friend. Thank you for sharing your family with us.

God bless you today and forever

Love you!


Madison 5 Year

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