07.17.10 Anytime

Michelle and Brady : Anytime

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ne of the highlights of what I do is the ability to meet many people and document their lives. How we find each other always amazes me and I have the web to thank for much of it. Such was the case with Michelle and Brady. Sorta.

The Glass Slipper Guild, an amazing organization hoping to raise $5 million dollars for Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), hosted a Gala and auction a couple months ago. I was contacted by a fellow Whittier College alum (Hi Jessica...and Go Poets!) who asked if I'd be willing to donate an Anytime session as part of the auction. I was honored and immediately agreed.

Sometime before the Gala, I spoke at the Smarty OC Event. And then other stuff happened in the weeks that followed. Oh, like, I dyed my hair a festive summer color.

Then I got an email from Michelle. She said she's a part of the Glass Slipper Guild (which means she's awesome by default) and heard me speak at the Smarty OC Event (which means she's awesome by association) and has since followed my blog. And, surprise! Michelle bid on my Anytime session and won. She and her husband Brady hoped to have their session before their third baby arrived and I was more than happy to oblige.

Last week we hung out in Newport and had a chance to have some fun...


Immediately upon meeting Michelle and Brady (it was the first time we met, outside of email), I knew they were the kind of people who made Orange County a great place to live. They're a great family, they give of their time to charitable organizations, and they're truly in love with each other...




I'm particularly fond of Michelle's freckles. But I might be biased. ;)


Brady and Michelle are expecting their third child this fall and I have no doubt their family will be extra blessed with a new bundle of joy...


One thing I loved about Brady was his familiarity with my camera gear. He loves photography so we talked shop for a bit (and I'm quite certain he dropped not-so-subtle hints for Michelle to add to his wish list) and when we passed by this random spot, I tossed the idea out to see if they'd be willing to hang out for a bit. Michelle laughed because when they walked in earlier, Brady mentioned that place would make a great spot for photos. Great minds think alike! :)




I'll end with this photo because Michelle looks incredibly happy...and a kind, beautiful, and giving woman like herself deserves every bit of it!


Happy Weekend!
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Apple - I wonder if the little one has popped out to add to the Brady Bunch.;P  08.06.10 - 2:34am
Patti - This couple makes me so happy, I just had to comment. I love how they are together in these photos. Just exude love. :)   08.05.10 - 7:36am
Truc - What a cute and happy couple! They look so in love.  08.03.10 - 8:09am
Lizzy - I had to comment because this couple is so cute!! Beautiful photography, as always!  07.23.10 - 9:36am
THN - Fabulous, what a very happy couple and lovely shots!  07.21.10 - 2:29am
B - Oh Jazzy, I missed this shoot?! I think this couple should get a FREE magnet of Polo just because they gave to a charitable cause ;)  07.20.10 - 9:16am
amanda thiessen - beautiful!  07.19.10 - 9:37pm
bobbi - LOVING THESE! Cute couple... great photos... WIN WIN! :D Nice work team Star :D  07.19.10 - 2:54pm
Jessica Stewart - LOVED it ALL!!!!! They are so great and I'm so glad that you had an opportunity to meet them. You capture Michelle, Brady, and the two of them PERFECTLY!!!!  07.19.10 - 10:26am
john pascale - Hey Michelle & Brady!!! You guys look great, congrats on #3. Great post as always Jasmine!   07.19.10 - 10:25am
Kate Whitmore - i love their love!  07.18.10 - 7:11pm
Colleen - Real. Down-to-Earth. Truly deeply happy. Beautiful!! One of my absolute fav Anytime sessions.  07.18.10 - 3:02pm
cassandra-m - i like the variety of locations...and Brady was right, that photo shot was awesome! congrats on their new baby and just looking so HAPPY!  07.18.10 - 11:34am
Trevor Allen Photographers - Wow - they look happy. I look forward to seeing their wedding photos.  07.18.10 - 11:34am
gladys jem - aww. i love them. they seem like the sweetest couple!  07.18.10 - 9:48am
Juli L. - I just love these photos! They just look so happy and are so adorable!! :)  07.18.10 - 12:44am
Dennis Bullock - These are so great J*!  07.17.10 - 9:09pm
angel - OK, I think your 5dMii must be better than mine!!! :-) That pic in the green grass, taken from my camera in AUTO white balance, would have turned out horrible skin tones! Keep on rocking it girl! Someday I'LL get it right! LUVS!  07.17.10 - 8:38pm
Megan (Best of Fates) - Such an adorable couple - I hope their new baby brings even more happiness into their lives!  07.17.10 - 8:14pm
Shannon K. - Aww... I love it when you see pictures of people who are so obviously in love. It comes right through the pictures! Great shots and congrats to an adorable couple!  07.17.10 - 8:01pm
Sadie Mae - :) Super cute!   07.17.10 - 7:13pm
Lindsi Luffman - Congrats on the new baby! I love these photos...Anytime's are by far my favorite! You guys are such a great looking couple!  07.17.10 - 6:39pm
Lindsay - adorable couple :)  07.17.10 - 6:29pm
Millie - What a beautiful couple and baby!! Brady and Michelle, love your giving hearts. We need more people like you in this world.   07.17.10 - 6:10pm
Nicole Benitez - Beautiful. They look so amazingly happy!   07.17.10 - 5:55pm
Lydia - Michelle's freckles are adorable, and she and Brady are glowing with happiness! This baby and the two others are so lucky!  07.17.10 - 5:50pm
Vanessa Paris - What a beautiful couple! I love their open happiness and warm glow. Beautiful images {as always}  07.17.10 - 5:29pm
Joni Bilderback - awww super cute!   07.17.10 - 5:04pm
kelly marie - Brady's dimples make me smile. Such a cute couple!   07.17.10 - 4:24pm
MARIE (NZ) - YAYYY to REAL people! Their love definitely shines through.... such simplicity yet such peacefulness and warmth.  07.17.10 - 4:20pm
shari - It's so nice to see great photos of a large man -- my husband is a big guy, like Brady, and so I could totally relate to this couple. Thank you for sharing! It seems like most photo blogs showcase all the drop-dead gorgeous people who weigh 100 lbs...it's nice to see a REAL couple for once! You're fantastic Jasmine!  07.17.10 - 3:46pm
brittani - =) i only have smiles here. awesome stuff!! <3