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She paints rainbows because her Creator is an artist and she was made in His image…

She paints rainbows as an expression of who she is in Him…

She paints rainbows because the Holy Spirit dwells within her sweet soul…

She paints rainbows because Love looks to pour Itself out on those around her if they will choose to see it…

She paints rainbows to reflect the Glory of God…

She paints rainbows because God’s Grace spills out of her…

She paints rainbows for me to see Jesus and for Jesus to remind me that He sees me…

We are all artists in some form or another because we were made in the image of the Artist…

Our art matters because it reflects the love of God to those that see it and the ones that see it are the ones that God puts in our path…

The Artist puts people in our path so that He can speak life into them through us….

She paints rainbows because she allows the art to flow out of her freely – no fear, no second-guessing, no overthinking…

My art is scared – scared of being wrong – scared of being ridiculed – scared of being hypocritical – scared of serving the wrong motives – scared of being vulnerable…

My art is scared that it “isn’t enough” – scared that it’s “not worthy”….scared that it’s “less than”…

But the Artist doesn’t paint fear into our lives…

For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline. – 2 Timothy 1:7

The Artist paints power, love, and discipline so that we will create art that reflects this truth to others….

When we hide our art, we hide the Artist’s message of Hope, Healing, Love, and Salvation – the message that someone in our little world needs like they need air to fill their lungs…

When I hide my art, I deny someone the message that the Lover of Souls has for them…

She paints rainbows to show me how to let my art flow freely…

She paints rainbows because through her God tells me that it’s okay to let go and trust Him with my art…

She paints rainbows because she is fearless…

I want to be fearless too…

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by Melissa Lloyd

In-home, lifestyle newborn photography is getting to be my favorite sessions. There is something so perfect about capturing photographs of a family in the place that they are most comfortable…their home. I find that moms and dads are able to take a deep breath and just be themselves in these sessions which always results in the best (most real) images. Kids are in their familiar territory and tend to just be themselves. The in-home, lifestyle newborn sessions are especially close to my heart…bringing home a new baby is one of the most memorable experiences that parents will ever have. Those first few days are magical, spiritual, beautiful, chaotic, exhausting, and full of a love that you can’t quantify for someone that you just met.

Here are a few photos from a recent lifestyle, newborn photo session that I did with the Stout family. If you would like to book a session, please contact me.

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by Melissa Lloyd

The weather for his session was amazing! Fog, storm clouds, a little bit of rain, and at the end a gorgeous sunset.

This beautiful family radiates happiness, don’t you think? Including husbands and siblings into maternity sessions is so important.  A growing family is a beautiful one and even though it’s all about the belly during maternity sessions, I also want to focus on the love between parents and the excitement of new big brothers! I can’t wait to meet Maddox in a few weeks for his in-home, lifestyle, newborn session. 

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This is my second session with this family and I absolutely ADORE them. Mom and Dad have raised kind, witty, intelligent, and strong girls. Being around them, I just get the feeling that both of them will do big and beautiful things in this world. Their personalities are wrapped up in this lovely package. Deborah and Anson…thank you for allowing me the chance to spend time with you and your girls. Keep doing what you are doing….they are beautiful inside and out.

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by Melissa Lloyd

We got some chilly weather for these fall pictures. These girls are so sweet and so cute. I wanted to bring them home with me to play with my Maddy. By the end our session, they both gave me big hugs…melts a momma heart! I loved meeting and working with this family. As always, I am so thankful and humbled by the people that entrust me with their family photos. If you would like to get in front of my camera, please contact me. Spring sessions are being booked now.

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