The Foster Family // Hudson 3 Years

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It blows my mind that this kid is turning 3 years in a week. It just seems so recent that he was a baby and now he is a real kid and it just weirds me out and makes me feel super old. I'm sure that feeling will only grow with time since I'll be photographing him for many years to come. It's also crazy that when he was born I was always like "giant baby!!" (even though he was smaller than me when I was born hahaha) and now I look back at his newborn photos in awe of how tiny he seems since he is so grown up now. If you want to go down memory lane with me, you can see his newborn session on our old blog  >> http://www.thegaupersblog.com/hudson-family-newborn-session

Lacey and Dave are pregnant with their second baby right now, Lyla, and are due in a couple months. It will be so interesting to see what she looks like and how different she is from Hudson and photographing a family with a 3 year old and newborn is a fun challenge all on it's own :)

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I think this photo shows what it's like to be 3. Squirmy, screamy...you know, the usual.

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Hudson has never been sledding before so they came up to Twin Lake for the session and we just to happen to have a nice hill right across the street from our house. Since he's never been sledding before, this could have gone really bad but he ended up loving it!

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And for the big finale, what I think is the best photo EVER! Dave's face is priceless, Hudson is getting nailed by the snow  and plenty of snow flying in the air. I am always competing with Ryan when we shoot together and I was for sure claiming a win on this one but Ryan did a slow motion video of this moment on his phone and that was pretty awesome, I have to admit. We are all winners today!

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