• Remember the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were big.

    This is one of my favorite quotes because it sums up why I love photography. I remember when I brought my first child home from the hospital, I wanted to stop time. I cried everyday for 4 days mourning the day before because he was growing and changing so fast. On the fifth day, I stopped crying and made time stand still with my camera. I cherish every photograph of his tiny feet and roly-poly thighs because I know that I will blink and one day his not-so-tiny feet will be walking him to college! That is why I appreciate this art form so much. A photograph stops time long enough to see the little miracles in front of us everyday. A photograph takes a fraction of a second and makes it last forever so it can be savored and revisited. I strive to not just get a great shot of your children, but images that also reflect who they are in that moment in time. I love what I do and I hope it shows in every part of my work.

    There will never be a perfect time for family portraits. People are real, not perfect. We have bad hair days, we want to lose weight, and we are just so busy. Schedule a session anyway. You’ll be so glad you have these moments to treasure forever. Down the road, when your teenager is grabbing the car keys, you will pull out your album and marvel at how tiny his fingers were when he was a baby.

        Rustic Warmth | Dallas Area Child photography

        I love these spunky little girls and I love their mommy who is a good friend of mine.  My daughter even has a baby doll named after the younger daughter in these photos.   LOVE, love, LOVE!

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        December 8, 2014 - 11:22 pm

        Jessica Starr Photography on Facebook - Heather West Coleman commented on Dallas Area Family Photographer – Jessica Starr Photography:

        Such beautiful, special ladies! These photos really show their sweet sisterly and mother/daughter bond. Love them!

        C Family | Plano, Texas Family Photography

        It’s such an honor to get to photograph people who are special to me.  I have known this mom and dad since before we were moms and dads, actually since college and our kids have grown up together.  In fact, my daughter who is 4 years old is counting down the days until she is […]

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        December 1, 2014 - 5:39 pm

        Carly Breaux Dunson on Facebook - Absolutely beautiful!!!!!

        December 1, 2014 - 6:08 pm

        Vivian Williams on Facebook - Heather you are so beautiful!!

        December 1, 2014 - 6:30 pm

        Angie Wacker Walker on Facebook - Heather- you look awesome! Beautiful family and great photos, Jessica!

        December 1, 2014 - 6:55 pm

        Erin Trainer Hutchinson on Facebook - Gorgeous!!! Yall need to be in a magazine.

        December 1, 2014 - 8:32 pm

        Heather West Coleman on Facebook - Jessica Ward Starr you are the best!!! We cherish all of the photos you have taken of our family over the years. Thank you!!! Thank you for the wonderful comments and compliments too everyone!

        December 1, 2014 - 8:38 pm

        Leslie Powell Newman on Facebook - Heather West Coleman – How beautiful are you my sweet friend?!? The best part, you are just as beautiful on the inside too! Your whole family looks amazing! Jess – you did awesome yet again!

        December 1, 2014 - 8:47 pm

        Leona Schale on Facebook - Heather you are stunning! What perfect photos of a beautiful family.

        December 2, 2014 - 5:35 am

        Betty Parks Ward on Facebook - So beautiful – I cried!

        December 2, 2014 - 7:34 am

        Megan Rader Gean on Facebook - What a beautiful family!! 🙂

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