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The Whale | NicCole Photo

The Whale NicCole Photo

The whale in my most recent Charlotte child photographer session was a complete after thought. When I got my images downloaded and viewed them as soon as I saw the image, I had taken with the DJI Phantom drone, I knew I had to add a whale to the photograph.

Charlotte fine art children's images with whale

This family, like my family are christians and we had had a conversation about our children growing up and the prayers we pray over them. So naturally my mind drifted to Jonah and the Whale in the Bible when I saw the image. It’s such a great story for children, but also full of lessons for us as parents. I also thought that I may never get these children to go for a ride in my row boat anymore :)…..they may genuinely think this large fish lives in my pond.

Our yearly portrait session makes me smile to see these sweet children growing and how comfortable they all have become with my camera.

Boys in wooden blue row boat-Charlotte child Photographer
twin boys in row boat-Charlotte child Photographer

We had a quick boat ride and then played a few games. We finished our photo session with fresh watermelon and seed spitting contest. I am always drawn to the things I or my parents did in their childhood. Eating watermelons and seed spitting was BIG fun for me and my brother 🙂 These boys loved it too!

Charlotte mother with her children eating watermelon-Charlotte child Photographer
family session-Charlotte child Photographer-NicCole Photography

You can see more of my children’s portraits with this link.

Brandy NicCole:


I am so glad your here!

I am Brandy NicCole, animal lover, gardener with a brown thumb, mother to one amazing son, wife to my soulmate and Jesus follower. My bff just happens to be 88 yrs old and we have known each other for 30+ years.

Fun Facts:

Who's NicCole:

It's my middle name

Favorite snack:

Reese Cups

Go-To drink order:

Sweet tea

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