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What a great way to start the new year – my family and I had a wonderful vacation (it is hard not to have fun when you are on a Disney cruise! ¬†Especially since I got a couple extra days with my hubby in sunny Miami ūüėČ ¬†And we came home to find two of […]

New beginnings…First baby of 2013!


As I look back on 2012 I am overwhelmed with gratitude. ¬†I started the year still on crutches from my accident in August of 2011. ¬†The first few sessions of the year I did from a rolling office chair because I wasn’t quite confident on my feet around the little ones – and still couldn’t […]

2012 ~ Blessed beyond measure


RENEE STENGEL Photography | Charlotte Portrait and Underwater Photographer | Happy Holidays Studio with Bokeh Lights

So for my last session of 2012…I tackled my toughest clients! ¬†As any Photographer Mama knows, photographing your own children is one of the most challenging (and rewarding!) things you can do as a photographer. ¬†I often get the best images of a session when I ask parents to step away a little, when I […]

my boys…

Little Ones

Where has the time flown? ¬†The holidays seem like a blur now – with two little boys in the house they were certainly a time of fun, laughter, joy – and a lot of busy busy days! ¬†I took some very wise council and wrapped things up for the studio early in December so that […]

Look at him grow!

Little Ones

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