Greenville, NC Lifestyle Family Portrait Photographer Mabyn Ludke Photography

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This is blog #3 from my little family visit to Greenville, NC! We got a lot done in just 3 days…but what do you expect, we’re German! 😉

While this visit was incredible, it wasn’t quite complete. Family members were missing, spread out across the country, Lisa & Brett, Matt, Deena, Mike, and my parents & brothers. We missed them so much! I hope that we can all be together sometime soon!

Frieda is my other gorgeous cousin and she has two adorable and hilarious little boys. It was a riot watching them play with Frieda. Too much cuteness to contain! I love when I can just run around with them capturing moments. Sure posed family photos are beautiful and necessary, but there’s just something about those moments of play that win me over every time! Enjoy!

XOXOXO,
Mabyn

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My trip via my iphone. So many good memories, I miss you all so much! <3

Greenville, NC Lifestyle Family Portrait Photographer Mabyn Ludke Photography

The Miller Family – Greenville, NC

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Now that spring is upon us, I’m receiving more calls and emails. It’s the light at the end of the looong winter tunnel! Soon wedding and portrait season will be in full swing! Hooray!

I’ve been reflecting a lot on my photography during the cold winter months. I’ve really been able hone the direction I’d like it to go. If you’re a frequent visitor to my blog then you might have noticed I’ve recently changed the “About Me” section a bit.:

“The significance of a photograph is greater than any of us imagine. It can be breath taking, emotional, and precious. It can capture a moment that may never happen again. We need to cherish these moments and that’s why it’s so important to me to capture them.

In this digital age it’s so easy to find a friend with a camera or throw all of your images on a disk and forget about them. What’s not easy, and never has been, is capturing the true essence and beauty of a person and the moments they share with others. That is what I strive to do. To not only take pictures, but to capture moments that will become an heirloom and a legacy.

Every day I thank God that He’s blessed me with a unique eye. An eye that expresses how beautiful and important God’s children are to Him. He is my Savior, my joy, and my life. ”

This concept of how precious our images truly are really hit me hard the past couple months. I mean, do we really have all of the pictures that we want with our loved ones? Can we honestly say that we have too many pictures? Too many memories? This idea tugs at my heart strings every time I think about it. It has prompted me to revamp some things as well as create some special projects in the future.

For now, I hope it compels you to break out your point and shoot or your DSLR and snap a shot with someone you love. Print it out and frame it. Make it hard proof that they exist and you feel deeply for them. Time is too short and too precious. I pray you make the most of it!

Love,

Mabyn

My Parents and I when I was born

My parents and I last spring

My brothers and I (typical Nate, not a fan of pictures ;oP)

Ben and Melissa

Nate and Lindsey

Babyn Mabyn (Insert cute noise here)

Ethan, my nephew, the new love of my life!

Marvelous Monday : The Family Edition