Courtney Malone

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November 9, 2016

Gosh, I love this family. Not only have I been photographing them since the humble beginning of Courtney Malone Photography, but they are very dear friends, who have become more like family to us. 

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November 1, 2016

In celebration of the fact that it is BABY MONTH and that we are officially full term at 37 weeks, I wanted to share a tour of our baby girl’s little nursery. I have had so much fun putting this room together, and often find myself just standing in the room admiring her little things, and soaking in the smell of Dreft and fresh diapers. Gosh, those smells are just so good. 

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October 30, 2016

On a gorgeous early fall day, I met the Fackler family at Furman for some fall photos and time spent exploring the grounds of the gorgeous campus. I love this spot for photographs, and since dad is an alumni AND works for the university, it has extra special meaning to this family of four. 

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October 28, 2016

I’ve had the privilege to photograph the Geppi family a few times, starting last year when they were just a few months pregnant, to maternity photos this Spring, and now with their 5 month old son William! We did their maternity photos at a cute little park that is right in front of their home, and did some shots in front of their house as well, and we revisited that same spot to get some quick Fall photos of their growing family!

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October 18, 2016

When it comes to babies, they say one is fun, two is work and three is insanity, but I can’t help but disagree…Three is absolutely beautiful, as evidenced by this gorgeous session with the Roberts family just 5 days after their newest family member, baby Benjamin, made his entrance into this world!

Big brother Jonah and big sister Charlotte were so proud of showing off their new baby brother, and were more than happy to smother him in kisses and show off his dark head of hair, and sweet little nose. I loved watching these little ones interact so lovingly with their mom and dad, each other and their baby brother. 

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October 12, 2016

This past weekend was absolutely gorgeous. There is nothing better than those first few days of fall when the air is cool, the mornings are crisp, and the changing of the seasons is upon us. Fall is absolutely my favorite season, and I am just so glad it’s here.

I got to enjoy the amazing weather we had this past weekend out at the Furman Rose Garden with Laura Anne and her boys Lee and Will. We spent some time exploring the garden, then went to see the ducks down by the water! The dreamy light and colors in their photographs are a major reason why I love this time of year. Aren’t they gorgeous?

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September 19, 2016

I spent one of the last few Summer evenings of the year in downtown’s Falls Park with the Rickman’s last week, and we had so much fun exploring with Callie (4) and Ellie (2). These sisters are so darn sweet to each other, and were all about giving hugs and admiring the flowers together as we made our way through the park. 

While I am SO excited for Fall and all it brings (hello pumpkin everything, gorgeous light and leaves, and oh… the arrival of our baby!), it was so fun to get in one more session in the summer sunlight. Aren’t these guys gorgeous!? I think so too!

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September 14, 2016

This is the second year I’ve been able to document the Warfield family, and my goodness how sweet it has been to watch Emerson grow!! She was just a tiny little babe at our shoot last Fall, and I can vividly remember our mid-session Cheerio break at last year’s session. She was very happy to share with everyone! If last year’s session was the “Year of the Cheerio” this year was the “Year of the Swinging Between Mom and Dad.” So sweet!

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August 23, 2016

I recently had the opportunity to snap senior portraits for this gorgeous girl, and we had so much fun exploring downtown Greenville finding some fun, unique spots for her photos.

Sarah is just about to go into her last semester at USC, and is also in the process of starting her graphic design business, and applying for jobs. This is a girl after my own heart – her entrepreneurial spirit at such a young age is so amazing, and I love that she wanted photos that would set her apart from her peers. It was important to her that we also include her pup, Freida, in some of the photos, and she totally rocked the shoot in her bow that matched her mama’s outfit. 

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August 15, 2016

Every single time I have the opportunity to meet a brand new baby and am invited to the lives of new or growing families at such a special and intimate time, I am so overwhelmed with emotion – the joy, love and excitement are so palpable, and I cannot believe I get to call this “work.” 

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August 1, 2016

This sweet baby girl turned one this past weekend and we had so much fun celebrating. Blake was SUPPOSED to be a September baby, but made her debut 5 weeks early. She has had quite the year, and is thriving and growing right on track. I’ve had so much fun photographing her since day one! 

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July 18, 2016

My husband’s family has spent a long weekend at the High Hampton Inn in Cashiers, NC every summer for the last 32 years, and I am so grateful to now be a part of this amazing tradition. The only way I can think to describe it is “family camp.”

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