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May 2, 2018

Gender Reveal- Jesse and Natalie

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This shoot last week was SO fun! I was completely honored when Natalie asked if I would capture the moment her and Jesse found out whether their little bundle is a boy or a girl. It’s the first time I’ve gotten to shoot a gender reveal and I was ecstatic!

For some reason, I didn’t realize that I’d be the one in charge of picking the right balloon to give them. Talk about pressure! Thankfully, when I opened the envelope, I didn’t have to try to figure out what I was looking at in the ultrasound photo. There was a plain as day, English word written at the top. After quadruple checking that I was handing over the appropriate balloon, it was time to find out!

There’s no anticipation quite like the anticipation of holding a balloon that contains blue or pink confetti and having someone in front of you clicking a shutter button! I was dying inside, and I can’t imagine how Jesse and Natalie felt!!!

We counted down from five (which was the longest five seconds of ALL OF OUR LIVES) and then Jesse went for it!

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Thank you guys from the bottom of my heart for trusting me with this moment! I can’t even begin to say how happy I am for the two of you!!!

 

A huge Thank You to Zurie Studio for having us!

couple holding sign for gender reveal couple looking at each other while holding black balloon pink and blue balloons on floor man about to pop black balloon couple pops black balloon couple's reaction to confetti from black balloon couple finding out the gender of their baby pink confetti on floor couple holding sign saying "it's a girl" letterboard sign revealing gender of baby pink and gold confetti on floor couple looking at each other woman blowing pink confetti at camera black and white image of woman holding baby bump woman looking down at baby bump woman smiling while holding baby bump

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