Katy Family Photographer | Bates Family

Beautiful kids. Beautiful mama. Beautiful place. Beautiful light. Photographers dream.

That’s what this session was for me.

Sure kids will be kids – but this session was so much fun! Snap enough pictures… and one will be good 😉

Brother and sister love…. I adore it. Endless torture from either side. My brother Mike and I used to be this sibling pair. We’re super good friends now. Enjoy is kiddos.

That beautiful mama is my dear cousin Becca. That would make these kids my second cousins. I think. Right?

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Cousin doesn’t describe her though. She is what we like to call a Fruzin (friend-cousin hybrid).

You know what I’m talking about? That rare childhood companion that you loved so much and just kept loving as you got older? She is that. And now we’re all grow-ed up and have kids! Mind. Blown.


I call this one…. Real Life. (Sorry Becca… I couldn’t resist. You love me anyway. I know you do.)

On to these little munchkins. They’re adorable. ‘Nuff said.

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Boys and bugs. There is something so right about it.

This photo is hilarious! She has the most infectious laugh!

From now on, if I’m having a bad day, I’m going to come and look at it. I double dog dare you to look at that face and not smile.  If you can do it – seek help. There is something wrong with your insides.

OH! And Ann (one of two of the best aunts a girl could ask for) came.

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Not only is she a fantastic aunt, but look at her grandma skills:

Olivia was being a grump before grandma got ahold of her. Ann rocks.

These two are good eggs. I come from a rather fantastic family, and lucky doesn’t begin to describe how I feel about it.

You’ll be seeing them around again sometime.

Over the River Photography is a newborn photographer in the Katy area who also specializes in birth, family, baby, maternity and child photography. Service areas include but are not limited to Katy, Richmond, Sugarland, and Houston.

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  • Rebecca BatesI cannot even tell you how much I love these fruzin (including the real life pic that couldn’t be described better)! I will cherish them forever. You have a gift! I love how you love me:)ReplyCancel



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