Kaydence’s colorful cake smash l Crystal Reyns Photography l Louisa, Va Photographer

Miss Kaydence will be ONE soon, and I still can’t believe how much she has grown since their Fall Family Mini session. Bright blue eyes, big smiles, and love those chunky baby legs. For her one year session, mom decided to do an early morning session, which means we got to catch some early morning sunrise glow outdoors after a few studio shots. 
Kaydence rocked all things purple, blue, and aqua for her beach themed birthday. She loved the pearls. And definitely LOVED her large cupcake, made my Pam Harlowe. 
 Seriously HOW CUTE is she?!?!?!
 Oh, heeeeyyyy!!!
 ‘I’m turning ONE’
 It was a beautiful morning, with gorgeous morning glow, and the perfect temperature….how could we NOT go outside for some images πŸ™‚ 
 And I just love my old piano prop!!!
 …..and then there was CAKE….
 ‘is this okay mom?’

Asher’s countryside Mickey Mouse themed birthday l Crystal Reyns Photography l Louisa, Va Family Photographer

A couple of weeks ago I finally got to meet this sweet, flirty, on the go cute boy, Asher. Although I get some super cute snap chats in my story from his dad, there was nothing better than him greeting me with open arms to hold him. πŸ™‚
I met Asher’s mom, Melissa, at a farm right outside of the town of Louisa at the crack of dawn. And I love early morning sessions for the beautiful lighting. Asher was and is quite the morning person, so we got lots of smiles, laughs, and then chasing of an on the go boy. 
We started his session in this gorgeous butter cup field, isn’t is the perfect spring setting?!?!
After a quick change into his bibs and fishing hat, we went down to the pond to look for some fish. I loved this outfit as his dad is quite the outdoorsman so I’m sure Asher will have many adventures of hunting and fishing when he is older. 
HA HA HA this face tho….
…..and then it was time for Mickey Mouse bibs, tie, and CAKE…
…..the first pick at the cake is always my favorite πŸ™‚ ….
safe to say that Asher really like the black icing the best
And I love that the black icing makes him look like he has a mustache and beard going on….HEHEHEHE

Ayva’s Mermaid Theme Cake Smash l Louisa, Va Family Photographer

Cake smash sessions are my absolute favorite for kiddos. I seriously wish we could do this at every birthday no matter what our age. πŸ™‚ This was Ayva’s first go at cake, and I will say it was a success.
Kristen, Ayva’s mom, planned out the perfect theme for Ayva’s birthday. Mermaid theme, with all things purple and teal…..I am in love with how these colors compliment each other. In planning I wanted some new drops just for Miss Ayva, huge thanks to P-Prints Backdrops for these awesome drops. 
 Isn’t she ADORABLE?!?!?!?!
 And here is the cuteness overload…….that mermaid outfit is the CUTEST!!!! 
 “I’m turning ONE”
 “hey, that is all about me” πŸ™‚
 AAAANNNNDDDD the CUTEST duck face…EVER!!!
 Cake by Pam Harlowe

Luke’s outdoor cake smash l Louisa, Va Family Photographer

 This little cutie, Luke, has turned ONE!!!
Although we had to post pone his session due to snow (a couple of times) and our crazy temperature changes. I am thankful for the day we were able to do his session as it was warm and nice out, so we were able to do his cake smash by the woods. Luke being a country boy just like his big brother, definitely loves the outdoors much more than being inside.

Christmas Tree Farm Minis l Louisa, Va Family Photographer

It is CRAZY how much all my little kiddos have grown. I have captured Brycen from 6 days old and he will soon be turning TWO……they really do grow SSSOOOOO fast. 
I am so excited for these Christmas Tree farm minis this year for Holiday photos. I have chosen to do a more styled setup this year, and offer THREE different setups for minis. Brycen, Stacy, and my main man Skeatti were the perfect models. Totally melted my heart when Brycen ran behind me yelling Skeatti, and my fur babies have gotten to watch Brycen grow up too. 
Christmas Tree Farm Minis will be Nov 29th and 30th, limited availability. Contact clreyns@gmail.com for booking details
The only setup that was not photographed this day was the white vintage couch with the letters JOY, due to it raining.
 Loving him some Skeatti πŸ™‚
 HA HA HA 
 And sometimes this is how it goes with toddlers…
 A little picnic with hot cocoa with Mom!
 Gorgeous Moma, and loving that chevron shirt!!
 I love their love too!!!!!

Gavin’s Lifestyle Newborn Session l Louisa, Va Family Photographer

I’ll never forget the day Bethany called me with the great news that a baby was on the way. We planned to meet to do a quick pregnancy announcement session, that I waited to post for a few weeks. Shortly after we begin to discuss gender reveal, maternity, hospital pictures and THESE. As of this year I stopped offering studio newborns, but for my long time clients and bride and grooms I still wanted to capture this part of their lives, but in a different way. I want these moments to be nature and tell a story of welcoming the new baby home. Although, I did take a few studio style image, but it was with use of nature light in the comfort of their home.
 I love nursery pictures, because it allows us to remember how much thought mom and dad put into every detail of preparing for this little bundle of joy.
 Emmie was VERY excited to tell me all about her baby brother.
 I’m kind of obsessed with baby feet…
 FAV!!!! This is going on my wall, because not only has this family become awesome clients over the years, but they have become friends, part of my family, and stolen a little piece of my heart πŸ™‚

Harrison Family l Louisa, Va Family Photographer

Nick contacted me early last year to surprise his beautiful wife with a family session. Now, months later we have finally caught up to do these, and I couldn’t have been more excited to spend an early morning with them right in the town of Louisa. They made the long trip from Winchester for the weekend to visit with friends and family, but this over cast morning was all mine!!
Luckily Nick’s brother, Dusty, is one of my bestest friends, so we conned him into coming as well. 
Thank you Harrison’s for being so much fun during this whole session, I’m still laughing just looking over the images!!
See how excited he was to be there:
And our session turned into more of this than anything:
Per Dusty’s request….this happened…. HEHEHEHE
Now I know what you are thinking when you look at this next image….YES… that is Dusty….it’s weird maybe….but its a family inside joke….so of course we had to capture that πŸ™‚
True sibling love right there!!!
HA HA HA a favorite

Jones Maternity l Louisa, Va Family Photographer

The theme this week is family, babies, and baby bumps….all things that love brings.

Ashley and Conard are no stranger to being in front of the camera. As they are expecting baby number TWO, another boy, I was very honored they wanted me to capture this special time. Boy oh boy did we have fun and some great laughs during this session.


Little Conard is going to make a great big brother.

Absolutely LOVE her smile and gorgeous baby bump!!

LOVE this!!

I love that kids are so excited to be in the water.

The way he is looking up at his mom…….melted heart!

I told Ashley and Conard to look down at the belly….she said “which one”…..then I captured THIS:

How sweet?!?!?!?!

Conard loved the sunflowers too

Ashley please hang this one on your wall…..in a LARGE print!

ooooohhhhh the jokes we told that day….but made perfect for catching up and perfect ‘real’ smiles

And you know I’m favoriting this one too πŸ™‚

Bonovitch Maternity l Louisa, Va Family Photographer

There is one thing that is true about this family: I LOVE their LOVE. The LOVE Aaron and Bethany have that is still growing, and the love they have for Emmie. πŸ™‚ Y’all make me believe this world is better with just a little look into your life.
 I actually didn’t place their hands in a heart, but while looking back it is pretty perfect. Aaron and Bethany hope and prayed for a baby for quite some time, and when they found out I can gladly say I was one of the first.
Emmie hoped for a baby brother, and that is what she will be getting. Gavin is to make his appearance in September. I can’t wait to capture his first moments in this world……
The thought of being able to capture Emmie holding Gavin brings happy tears to my eyes. I know she will just in awe of how tiny he will be. His ten tiny fingers and his ten tiny toes. I can’t wait to hear her say ‘Crystal, look at how cute my baby brother is.’ As she did tell me she is the Queen and Gavin will be the King. 
 Gavin will surely be welcomed into a family full of love!
 EEEKKKKK!!! LOVE THIS!!
 Favorite ‘family’ picture to date!!
 Aaron you need to catch up…. πŸ™‚
 And this moment is why I can’t get enough of these two. Married with a toddler, and one on the way, and they still know how to have FUN!
 This is what LOVE looks like!
 Love that baby bump, coral dress, and wet feet!!
This crazy girl….melts my heart!!
 Please put this on the wall….SWOON!!
I leave ya with a funny one, only because her faces are AWESOME. This was after she told me she was ‘done’ and ‘I’m out’ about 5-6 times. LOL

Breedlove Family River Mini l Louisa, Va Family Photographer

I absolutely adore this family. I remember being in first grade with Tracy in Ms. Robinson’s class, getting in trouble for talking to much, all the way to senior English in Ms. Steven’s where she kept talking about this man. And that man then, is this man now that still makes her so happy, and has given her two wonderful/ gorgeous girls, and he loves her to the moon and back. I love watching this family grow, capturing the girls grow, and capturing the love that still grows between Tracy and Will. Never stop being happy, because it looks great on all of y’all. πŸ™‚

 LOVE this!!
 Thank you Will for making my childhood friend so incredibly happy!!
 Always hold her tight.
 Always laugh together πŸ™‚
 And these gorgeous girls right here………melt my heart with their big blue eyes!!
 Bella growing up way to fast.
 How can you not love this little girl?!?!?
 EEEEKKKKK sister love!
And these smiles!!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
 Sometimes its not just about the picture, it’s about the moment…
 Just a few images to capture Bella’s forth year πŸ™‚