This is by far one of the most special portrait sessions I have ever done in my life! In a moment you’ll see why. Felisha is a beautiful woman on the inside and out. She has gone through what most wives, and expecting moms, have never gone through. I have so much respect for her and I admire her so much just from the first moments of meeting her.
Felisha and her husband got married in May of 2017. They were deeply in love and started a wonderful life together. Earlier this year, Felisha found out she was pregnant! She shared this amazing news with her husband and to their excitement, they found out they were having a baby boy! Not too long after they found out, her husband died in a tragic car accident. I don’t know about you, but I can’t even imagine the pain, struggles, and grief that this woman and her close family have gone through and are still going through. To lose your spouse when this is the time you want nothing to share more together–your baby being born, is just a tragedy to say the least.
I don’t have much words because I am still in awe of how amazing Felisha is as a person, how strong she is, and how positive her spirit is. She had asked me if I could place her husband in some of her maternity portraits so it could look like he was there with her. All I can say is I did not have a dry eye editing these! (insert super cry emojii)
After meeting Felisha and hearing her story, documenting this moment in her life was one of the most special things I have ever experienced in my life. Because of this, I have no other words than to say “Thank you.”
Thank you Felisha, for seeing the importance of documenting this moment of your life so you can remember what you were feeling right before you meet your baby boy. Thank you for letting me place your husband in these photographs for you, I know he was with us at our session smiling with us, and he is with you always. Thank you for being the light in other people’s lives around you. I know that you are going to be used in an amazing way, giving hope to others who have gone through similar experiences. I wish nothing but the best for you and your little “Ben” and know that one day you, Ben, & Chris will meet again.