the peters – family session

It’s no secret that I love the fall colours here in New Hampshire, and yesterday I had the fantastic opportunity to do an amazing family shoot with the Peters family. Sarah, Joe and little baby Connor are just the epitome of cute, and the weather couldn’t have been more perfect. With great weather (60 degrees on a November day?!), beautiful sunshine at Applecrest Orchards and an amazing family that is just so in love, I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day. Here’s just a sampling of our incredible family session! (And there are a million more to come!)

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apple-picking (and tasting)

The peak foliage is winding down here in New Hampshire, but I’m lucky enough to have a couple more shoots with the last vestiges of colours before winter unleashes itself upon us!  A couple weeks ago, we made our way to Lavoie’s Farm for apples and, naturally, it turned a bright, happy and fall-coloured shoot all of our own!

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new england fall shoots

Fall foliage is absolutely to die for right now in New england, and I’m just dying to get out there and take advantage of the colours and the fantastic weather! Book your photos session with you or your loved ones today for a super special treat! Just send an email to mel.helmers@gmail.com or fill out the form to book your shoot today! 

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andrea – maternity shoot

I had the great pleasure of doing a maternity shoot with a friend of mine’s beautiful wife, Andrea, today. I swear this girl makes pregnancy look perfect. Today started off super foggy and overcast, which kind of bummed us out because we’d really wanted to do some outdoor shots, as well. But, by the time the shoot rolled around, it was a sunny, beautiful, fall New Hampshire day, and we ended up having a blast! Here’s a little teaser of this fun, gorgeous shoot 🙂

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lexi – newborn shoot

A couple weeks ago, I had the great pleasure of taking pictures of the cutest little nugget to grace New Hampshire with her presence. Little Lexi Jane was just 9 days old when we did her newborn shoot, and she had absolutely zero desire to sleep through it. Try as we might – milk, warmth – all of it…she wanted her time in the spotlight! We had so much fun though, and we got some of the sweetest shots. Here’s just a wee sampling 🙂

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emma – styled shoot

A couple weeks ago, I had the distinct pleasure of doing a styled photoshoot with the absolutely stunning daughter of a good friend from my gym. Emma is just the prettiest little thing, and she took direction like a seasoned pro – never afraid to mix things up either. I had so much fun shooting at an apple orchard in Windham, as well as at Searles Castle, and we got some pretty sweet shots. Here’s a sneak peek!

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paula + chris – engagement shoot

Yesterday, I had the great pleasure of doing an engagement shoot with two dear friends, Paula & Chris, plus their super-cute dog, Lola. We took advantage of the perfect New Hampshire weather we’ve been having and went to Windham Rail Trail first, then later traveled to the couple’s favourite gym, The Zone, in Hampstead. Here’s a sneak peek at their sweet e-session!

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