Emily & Carl | A Desert Maternity Session in Phoenix

The memory is vivid - Emily walking through the door with the biggest smile on her face and telling us that she was engaged to Carl. Fast forward a few years, and they're getting ready to welcome a third member to their family. Emily and I met as co-workers for a non-profit organization, The Fund for American Studies (or TFAS as we fondly call it), in Washington, DC and became fast friends. Β It's now a handful of years later, but every time we get to see each other or catch up over the phone, it feels like no time has passed at all.Β I'm so thankful that our friendship continues today, making it all the more special to share Emily and Carl's maternity session with you.

Carl, Emily, Tom and I ventured out to White Tank Mountain Regional Park in Phoenix to capture this exciting time in their lives. Emily and Carl are waiting to find out if their baby is a boy or a girl (I love the surprise!), so Emily got some unisex TOM'S for the baby to wear.

Emily & Carl - I can't wait to see you become parents. No doubt about it, you will be amazing at it.