Saturday, October 2, 2010

Carla's two loves {OpLove Photography}

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OpLove sessions are always such special sessions; military families sacrifice so much for our country, and being able to give them some precious moments to hold on to throughout a deployment is truly a honor. They deserve so much more, but it's nice to think in some way you're contributing to making time apart just that little bit more "bearable." This particular OpLove session is especially heartfelt for me as I've had the  pleasure of getting to work with this family several times over the past few years. I first met them when I did their engagement session, and have been able to follow their love story out to D.C. and back, leading up to this - the birth of their first little one, and now a deployment.

I can't lie...I spent a long time surfing the web for the perfect words to accompany this sneak peek. But there aren't any words, in my opinion, that can truly take the emotions of a deployment and make them less raw or any easier to swallow.

Thank you for the sacrafices you are ALL making for this nation. I look forward to getting a carepackage full of photos and cookies out to you, but certainly more look forward to getting the note saying you're home safe and sound. I can't wait to work with you again! Much love to you all, and many congratulations on your completely perfect little man!