Inspiration : Baby

Written by alex.kruk on 10:08 PM

I fell in love with the idea of taking pictures of newborn babies. There is no question, I LOVE taking pictures of kids... but babies have now become an inspiration, especially aftermy pictures of Maddie. This whole thing today was about showing YOU, my dear fans and readers what I came up with ! - First I bought a big white basket then a very soft grey blanky. Third stuffed animals... I took my 18 month old son Maximillian to be a model for my small session.

WARNING ! There are a LOT of pictures. I don't really care because each facial expression for me is so precious! And all of them are dedicated to my Grandma (Babcia) and my mom and all of my family in Poland. Max was smiling for YOU.

Thank you Max for being such a cute model ! Love you my small Diggy :)


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Being an angel !!


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I also bought another cool prop. It is a very unique bowl HAND CARVED and MADE IN KENYA. Oh, this thing is just so pretty. Now, imagine your tiny, beautiful little baby laying in it and in his/her sleep posing for the pictures... Here are a few images of it !


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and the last one ...with a baby doll. Max is way too big to fit in the Kenya bowl so I used Lilly's baby :)


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Let me know what you think!
Do you want me to take pictures of your baby? Be sure to check my WEBSITE, write me an e mail, become my friend on Facebook !


PS. I forgot about Telletubies my mom sent them over from Poland. Arent they neat - just for their colors alone, and they make wierd sounds when you shake them!!


There is also an upcoming surprise for newborns. My dear mommy is making socks - BLUE and PINK - big socks we could put your baby in one and take the most beautiful pictures !

Stay in touch ! I am going shopping again soon !

Family Photos

Written by alex.kruk on 9:29 PM

We met in Whittier in a very beautiful park. This was the first day in a while with no rain. My pictures will tell the story of this family as I captured their love, warmth, and smiles - you can see all of it alive in the photographs.

I also decided to post only the sepia photos because it is my new thing. I love how these colors make me feel about these pictures. I feel like at home. I feel cozy. I feel there is a story behind them. I feel there is life in the picture. I just printed a few of them and I can not tell you how beautiful they look !


Beautiful Helena apears on the first few pictures and they are my favourite and photographing this two year old cute girl was such a big pleasure.



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and her big brother Robert. Very handsome young man.

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and Very beautiful mama...

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Mommy and Daddy ...

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The Whole family together...

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... and all kids

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The favourite part for Helena was posing for the jumping pictures !

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and running around the park..

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There was also grandma...

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This photo was worth to getting wet :)

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There was also cousin Bella...

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Daddy's time...

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I know it is a lot of pictures to post! But I just I couldnt cut it down. Actually I would put many many more as I had hundreds of them. YOU are here to look at my pictures so I hope you enjoyed this beautiful family post as much as I enjoyed taking pictures of them !

Proud parents

Written by alex.kruk on 5:44 PM

I have to admit that for a long time there was a debate if we should try and find Lilly an agent or not. We were wondering how auditions and the big world can change our 4 year old Lilly. We definitely didn't want her to grow up too fast, we want her to be a kid. But there is Lilly dancing, and acting in front of us, feeling so comfortable in front of the camera. Lilly who wants to be a rock star! We couldn't fight that any longer! She is a born actress.
This Monday Lilly got an agent and what convinced us that we made a good decision was how Lilly was exited and happy. After meeting with her agent she was ruining, dancing, jumping and singing that she is so so happy ! Her happiness made our day ! My beautiful Lilly ! Here are some head shots from today ...

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Preview for the week.

Written by alex.kruk on 9:21 PM

I promised myself that I would post more often. It didn't happen! Two family sessions, Lilly's head shots, tons of editing, Elvis and family life - it is just too much. Today I will just post a quick sneak peak of what I am going to post in the near future. Two family sessions and each have one picture today, although I could put here like a hundred - they were such beautiful families !

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and a full post for my Lilly who just got an agent and she is super exited about it ! I mean when we left the agents office she couldn't stop jumping and running around saying how happy she is !


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I am also planning to do another ME AND MY LIFE post this week.
Stay tuned, visit my blog and leave me a comment - I love comments :)
Thanks for stopping by !

me and my life.

Written by alex.kruk on 8:35 PM

For a long time now I have been thinking of a blog series which would say more ABOUT ME AND MY LIFE. So many times already I had a post ready and deleted it just before posting. Too many times I had awesome ideas that were with time forgotten. I am sitting here, writing my note and hoping that this time we will go through and I will not erase my words this time.

The main thing that concerns me is that English is my second language and it is sometimes hard to put my thoughts in the right way, in a way that YOU my readers will understand what I MEAN :) The other reason is that I am reading other blogs and I stop myself from writing simply because my English is not good enough. But well, this time is different and the words will go as I think. Lets start then.


No1. I have the most important thing, the thing I always dreamt of, the thing called true love. I loved my husband James from the first sight, I love him more everyday. We have three kids which make our love bigger and better, and because we found each other makes me the happiest wife and mom ever.

No2. Not long ago I found something else. I found photography and I have been in love with my camera and pictures ever since. I didn't sleep, I couldn't eat, I felt like in a dream. I found the path in my already beautiful life. The path which made me feel complete. It was a missing spot and now is fulfilled. I love my job !

No3. Kids - that is very important part in my life since it is TAKING OVER my life ! Martin is 10 years old, Lilly is 4, and the youngest one but the biggest pain is Max 18 months old. My whole day revolves around them. I always dreamt of heaving kids and I couldn't be a more happy mom because of my babies ;)

No4. I am a color freak I admit! I love colors but they always have to match, they always have to be right. I wouldn't be able to sleep in a T-shirt not matching my bottoms. Believe me I have to get up and change. I never wear brown clothes, brown shoes, brown bags. My kids don't wear brown and James as well. Brown can be only chocolate ! i could write a whole post about colors, they kinda rule a bit in my life.

No5. Elvis Presley, he is a huge part of our life. James is an Elvis Tribute Artist - this is his job, his passion, this is what he does - spread love through Elvis' songs. It is a fun part of our life - interviews, TV, music, big life which becomes bigger and bigger every month.


Ok, I think that is it for tonight. I hope I did good. And as everybody likes a post with pictures there is one. ME. Talking about colors these beautiful shoes were the inspiration for my makeup. A little touch of color.

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Behind the scene

Written by alex.kruk on 7:42 PM

It is a fact that I don't have pictures of ME. No pictures of Only ME,no Me with kids.no Me with James.no Me in parks... as a tourist...no family pictures - ZERO. I am always taking the pictures. I am always behind the camera. Today I decided it is my turn and I am gonna be IN FRONt of my own camera. I have to admit I kinda like it and I want more!
It is not so easy though with kids around, somehow wanting to be in the pictures, styling my makeup, just trying to be in the middle of the whole thing. Here are some pictures BEHIND the scenes of my own session. These pictures make me smile.

This is me getting ready my makeup. White stuff on my eyelashes is pre mascara thing :)

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...here we go ..Max keeps putting light off !

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...and Max messing with my makeup. He put some mascara on his face :) My face on this one is hilarious

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..and again Max trying so hard ( and cute ) to get some attention

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and for today 2 of my self-portraits

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The actual plan was to take all of my pictures myself but we ended up with James taking my pictures. I am very happy how they turned out. Come back for more. Update on this coming soon !

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Hi ! I have had my blog for almost one year. Now I will try to take care of it a little bit better. My name is Alex and I am the mommy of three kids, Marcin, Lilianna and Maximillian. I found my true love and that makes me the happiest wife ever. My passion is photography and I will show you my work here. Hope you will love it ! Enjoy ! Thank you for sttoping by