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Hello Spring! { Austin Baby Photographer }

The trees are budding around Austin, the green grass is returning and I’m starting to find patches of wildflowers! It’s almost Spring! We’ve had an unusually cold winter in Austin, so we are all anxiously awaiting the arrival of warmth, and flowers, and days spent outside playing under the sun.:)

Remember these adorable babies? These twinkies are 9 months old now! You can take a walk back through memory lane and see their newborn session and their 6 month portraits. So much growth happens during the first year of life! I love watching my baby planners grow up! (Little Miss “C” is also the 2009 Ella Bella Photography portrait of the year winner!) Enjoy your sneak peek, “F” family! See you in a few months!!:)

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Jessica - March 8, 2010 - 1:57 PM

Yay for spring! Just adorable images!

mollie - March 8, 2010 - 2:51 PM

very very sweet :) i love your twin sessions!

Nicole Marie - March 8, 2010 - 3:57 PM

Beautiful images!!!

Kari - March 8, 2010 - 4:45 PM

LOVE the last one and they are all such sweet captures!

Beira - March 8, 2010 - 5:21 PM

That is so awesome you get to head outside for sessions already! These are beautiful.

Libby - March 8, 2010 - 9:09 PM

These are stunning, Elle! I love absolutely everything about that first image and the tongue and the eyes and the expression on the little man are just adorable!!

Jen - March 9, 2010 - 6:17 AM

Love the color in these. I really love the first set of photos!

Jaidean Baker - March 9, 2010 - 8:49 AM

These are beautiful, Elle! What adorable kids! I just love that last shot!

Angela Crutcher - March 9, 2010 - 9:01 AM

Holy CUTNESS!!!! These are absolutely adorable. Love the colors! I am desperately wanting some green grass here!

jennifer adams - March 9, 2010 - 9:49 AM

awww what beautiful babes, they are so cute! LOVE their big blue eyes!

Jeni - March 9, 2010 - 10:42 AM

oh they are just adorable!! Love those big gorgeous eyes!

Ashley Duckett - March 9, 2010 - 11:06 AM

Great work. Looks like an awesome location too!

Zoe Berkovic - March 9, 2010 - 1:50 PM

These are so great! Love them all!

Bethany Dawn Burns - March 10, 2010 - 6:25 PM

LOVE! You have the most adorable clients on the face of the earth! :)

diamond - June 17, 2011 - 10:49 AM

soooooo cute

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Sweet Boy { San Antonio Newborn Photographer }

I met this sweet boy last week for his newborn session. He was such a good baby, slept for me the entire time! Definitely a laid back personality!! Such a dream! Enjoy your sneak peek, “W” family! Your baby is precious!!

I also wanted to rave about my favorite new Etsy seller, CapsofGrace! I absolutely love the quality, colors and hat styles of this Etsy store! Check them out! Their crocheted hats are so well made and they come in all sizes from newborn to preteen! CapsofGrace is also having a free hat giveaway going on right now too! No purchase necessary to enter! Here is more info:

** Announcing the CapsofGrace Spring GIVEAWAY! For all orders placed between now and Mar. 21, we will enter you in a drawing for the “hat of your choice”! You’ll get one entry for each item or set purchased. Another way to enter, send us a link to your post about us and our products, on a blog, facebook, twitter or other social network, and we’ll enter you in the drawing again for each separate post! No limit to number of entries and no purchase required. Contact: [] Winner to be announced March 22nd…so stay tuned! **

And one with daddy. I love this one!

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Kristin Cook - March 6, 2010 - 1:00 PM

So sweet! His mom and dad are old friends of ours! Your lighting is gorgeous :)

Lisa Holloway - March 6, 2010 - 6:11 PM

These are *so* sweet…I love #6 so much…so delicate and soft…*sigh*…just love them. Beautiful work!

Katie Lou - March 6, 2010 - 9:28 PM

Love #4! Aww!

Holly - March 6, 2010 - 9:33 PM

Beautiful! #6 is just perfection. Gorgeous work!

Tori Piercy - March 6, 2010 - 9:59 PM

Oh my! How cute!

Sophie Crew - March 7, 2010 - 1:11 AM

Aww so cute! Great work!

Megan Parker - March 7, 2010 - 7:21 AM

Gorgeous. I love those tiny baby toes :)

Lisa Kryschuk - March 7, 2010 - 9:04 AM

Those are absolutely beautiful! Gorgeous!

Julie Woods - March 7, 2010 - 9:33 AM

We love these pictures! Can’t wait to see more! Thanks!

Mandy - March 8, 2010 - 4:15 PM

Love these…you take beautiful pictures…such an inspiration!!!

Joy Sharpe - March 9, 2010 - 4:01 PM


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My boys at the park { Austin Child Photographer }

We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of Spring! We had a really nice day yesterday in Austin, so I took my wild haired boys outside for some kite flying and running around their favorite park!

Check my blog this weekend for an adorable newborn and early next week for my favorite set of twins who will be making their 9 month sneak peek appearance!:)

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Bethany Dawn Burns - March 20, 2010 - 8:24 AM

These photos are so much fun! I love the bright blue sky and your boys are gorgeous as always. COOL KITE!!!! You are an awesome mom. :)

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Photo Shoot Sneak Peek Video! { Jones Family “Quints by Surprise” Photographer TLC }

The big news is out!!! Ella Bella Photography will be on the television special “Quints by Surprise” on TLC! The show follows the Jones family through their first year of parenting quintuplets! There are several webisode trailers on the Discovery Health website, including one with Ella Bella Photography! Click this link to watch me in action behind the scenes of the quints 9 month photoshoot!

PS. Be sure to set your DVRs to record the new show “Quints by Surprise” – the show airs Thursday night, March 4th at 8pm EST! (That’s 7pm for us Austin peeps!) Tell your friends!!

** UPDATED 2013: View the entire photoshoot online here!

Click here to look back at the sneak peeks from their session!

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Allyson - March 3, 2010 - 11:33 AM

How fun! Can’t wait to watch the show and see the star Elle…I mean, the babies :)

Michele (Pinkle Toes) - March 3, 2010 - 1:11 PM

LOL. Man, I was amazed to see what you did get. I can imagine it was insane!

Suzanne - March 3, 2010 - 1:48 PM

That’s so cool! And I enjoyed looking back at their original sneak peek – what an awesome job you did!! :-)

Julie - March 3, 2010 - 3:39 PM

To cute! Looks like lots of fun.

Laura Brett - March 3, 2010 - 3:44 PM

So fun, congrats can’t wait to watch it!

Samantha Suzuki - March 3, 2010 - 4:39 PM

What adorable babies! I am so impressed with the shots you’ve gotten of them!

Megan - March 3, 2010 - 4:52 PM

Too cool! I’m not sure if I could handle shooting that many, lol.

Kristin Rachelle - March 3, 2010 - 8:42 PM

How cool is that?!?!? Love the shot of them all!

mollie - March 3, 2010 - 9:13 PM

too fun!

Jane Photo - March 3, 2010 - 10:37 PM

Big congrats! Cute little fivesome!

Amber - March 4, 2010 - 12:51 AM

Wow, that photo shoot was a tall order, but you did amazingly! Beautiful photographs….excellent captures. ++

Stephanie - March 4, 2010 - 9:29 AM

How neat! Those are some precious babies!!!

Sophie Crew - March 4, 2010 - 4:23 PM

Oh goodness these are SOOOOO adorable! Love them all!

Leah - March 4, 2010 - 7:04 PM

Wow! That took lots of patience, Elle…beautiful job!

Lynn - March 5, 2010 - 9:52 PM

Wow! What a compliment to you! That is so awesome! You deserve this moment!!!!

Bethany Dawn Burns - March 10, 2010 - 6:24 PM

Oh, I was wondering how that went. I loved the video!!! All I can say is…girl you are good! It didn’t look like you got one photo of them all together but you did! You are an amazing photographer. :)

Kim - November 2, 2010 - 7:11 AM

Wow, great foto’s and I liked the video. Those babies are cute!

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These 2 are almost 2! { Austin Twins Photographer }

One of my favorite things about my work is having the priviledge of photographing my families again:) I am always amazed at how much my little ones have grown and developed since the last time I saw them! The last time I saw these twins was about 14 months ago here, before they were completely mobile. This time around they gave me (and their parents) a good workout! They are also the proud big brother/sister to a little brother, who is now 2 months old. They love their baby brother so much! It was great to see you again, “H” family! Enjoy your sneak peeks!:)

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Shanna - March 1, 2010 - 2:39 AM

What cuties! Good job on these!

Jen - March 1, 2010 - 6:39 AM

What cuties! Gorgeous photos.

Katie Lou - March 1, 2010 - 6:45 AM

How sweet!

anette - March 1, 2010 - 9:59 AM

These are beautiful. I love the face close ups you got. I can’t believe you got such a good eye contact from not only one, but 2 2year old’s!!! The kids are really cute and I love how you captured them!!

Julie - March 1, 2010 - 10:49 AM

What cute kids and wonderful captures.

jennifer adams - March 1, 2010 - 11:01 AM

awww they are adorable, love their eyes, just beautiful!

Megan - March 1, 2010 - 11:24 AM

Adorable kiddos!!!!

Cindy - March 1, 2010 - 11:31 AM

Oh so adorable! I think these turned out really great, so many good ones to choose from!

Lisa Holloway - March 1, 2010 - 2:49 PM

Beautiful kids! LOVE big brother kissing baby…how sweet!

Jennifer Boggett - March 1, 2010 - 6:02 PM

Oh they are too cute! Love the one of the baby being smooched!

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