Luke, Kristy, Mitch, Holly & Sam

So today I finally got to catch up with my fabulous friends Luke, Kristy, Mitch, Holly and Samuel. I packed up the car early this morning, settled the dogs and made my way down to northern NSW. This day has been a long time coming … I last saw Kristy and Luke in hospital when Sam was just a baby. If you haven’t read Sam’s story, check it out here. To say that Sam has come a long way would be a massive understatement, and I just can’t do his story justice because I haven’t walked in their shoes. But what I could do was capture some pics for this wonderful family. I have so much love and respect for these guys. They’ve been through a heck of a tough ride, and they deserve all the happiness in the world. It was one of the best days I’ve enjoyed in such a long time. ♥

Kristy & Luke, I hope you love your photos! I can’t stop looking at them and I’m itching to come back for a visit already! Thank you for feeding me, welcoming me and showering me with attention – I felt very loved. I’ll be back soon! ♥ you all!


1 Kristy | 06.20.11 at 1:10 am |

Magic, Magic, Magic……you are an Angel Leanne.Once again you have captured the love through the lense.
I love you I love you I love you xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
These pictures are just Amazing……..

2 Kristy | 06.20.11 at 1:17 am |

What an amazing and beautiful family I have….
Leanne once again you have captured the love and the magic…….
I love you I love you I love you.
Your work is just stunning…
What beautiful moments frozen in time and forever encapsulated in our hearts.
To be forever cherished.
Thank you xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

3 lorraine | 06.20.11 at 3:32 am |

What a beautiful family ♥♥♥♥Just love these photos :)

4 Monika | 06.20.11 at 5:47 am |

What a beautiful family and great story. This little boy is gorgeous. His parents and older siblings must have so much fun having him around. I love the B&W picture with him laughing and wearing cute hat. Gorgeous. All the best to entire family!!!!

5 Renee Caldwell | 06.20.11 at 8:29 am |

Oh! I remember this story – specifically, I remember reading their story and seeing their first images through tears ;) These are beautiful Leanne! Just gorgeous, I can see how much the images will be cherished xx

6 Linda | 06.20.11 at 8:32 am |

Beautiful work Leanne! Stunning photos for the family to keep forever! And how cute is Sam!!! x L

7 Jenny Ruddle | 06.20.11 at 9:01 am |

OMG I do remember Samuel!!!! Has it been a year already??, doesn’t seem like it! I loved the photos you did from his first sessions and these are nothing short of AMAZING, Leanne what a lovely gift you have given this family, something they will cherish forever, you are an amazing person and and one i am so glad to call my friend XX

8 Amanda | 06.20.11 at 9:08 am |

These are just a perfect representation of a beautiful family….love you guys & love you Leanne…your AMAZING!

9 toni raper | 06.20.11 at 9:42 am |

So happy I have found your work through the FB group! I started back at the beginning with this story, oh my I felt so teary. What a beautiful family that has pulled their little guy through with their love & strength! What an honour to capture them. Sam is a superman and super cute! Love these relaxed portraits!

10 simone | 06.20.11 at 10:24 am |

these are just beautiful Leanne – perfect captures of a perfect little family.

11 lorraine | 06.20.11 at 4:49 pm |

Samuel is one cute little boy♥♥♥

12 Cass | 06.20.11 at 6:13 pm |

Samuel is a little spunk rat! Beautiful photos Leanne of an amazin family. xoxo

13 Josh | 06.20.11 at 6:19 pm |

Such happy, delightful images!

14 Fiona | 06.20.11 at 8:44 pm |

I just saw the first shoot you did with this gorgeous family! What an amazing story. Wonderful to see this family again, they just look so in love with each other, I love it!

15 Lynn | 06.24.11 at 9:11 am |

I LOVE happy endings, not that Sam’s story is over, it is just beginning ; ) Such beautiful photographs that really captures the joy this family possesses, the special qualities each has and the love they have for one another. Amazing photography for a truly amazing family! God bless you all and thanks for sharing!

16 张赛博 | 10.11.11 at 1:50 pm |

so warm and sweet !

17 Lorraine Gardner | 02.06.14 at 8:02 am |

Beautiful family and have watched this little man grow into a beautiful little boy . ♥

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