My biggest blessings

Posted on: September 15th, 2017 by Carolyn Russell No Comments

It has been ages since I posted an article – looking after a little one and managing a household without any help proves more time consuming than I had imagined and now we have a beautiful little girl to add to the blessed busyness I get to call my life.  I wouldn`t trade this season…

A bundle of `cuteness`…newborn

Posted on: May 29th, 2016 by Carolyn Russell No Comments

Choosing which images to use was not an easy task, as I found myself staring for ages at every single one!  Firstly, because Lianne from Dinkyheart Photography, never fails to amaze me with the way she so perfectly captures the beauty and perfection of a newborn and secondly because I can`t believe my own baby…

Mabel and her fury friends…

Posted on: April 26th, 2016 by Carolyn Russell 1 Comment

I cannot start this post without mentioning how adorable the images are of baby Mabel and her fury friends!  They must be some of my favourite newborn images!  I love how protective these golden retrievers are over the new addition.  How special that Mabel gets to grow up with such beautiful pets.  I have always…

Beautiful Molly…newborn

Posted on: March 13th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments

Just seeing this little lady`s profile picture tells us we are in for a treat.  She is completely scrumptious and her name is Molly.  Lianne from Dinkyheart Photography sent over these images and I fell completely in love with this little face!  To add to my excitement was the fact that Lianne had included some images of…

Life changing experience…parenthood

Posted on: September 30th, 2015 by Carolyn 3 Comments
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Becoming parents for the first time is something truly indescribable…I know everyone says that but it really is an experience we cannot put into words.  All we know is that we have been blessed beyond measure to be trusted with this little bundle and can`t stop looking at how perfectly and carefully he has been…

Dinkyheart Photography

Posted on: April 18th, 2015 by Carolyn 1 Comment

We are going to end the the weekend by introducing you to Lianne from Dinkyheart Photography.  Many of you may already know of Lianne as she is a huge fan of many Dubai families.  What better way to do this than with one of her maternity shoots.   I am sure there are a few…

Melissa Beattie Photography

Posted on: June 10th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

I am sure you all remember the beautiful new born shoot of Amelia Grace… Today I’m going to introduce you to the photographer behind these images, Melissa Beattie.  Although Melissa and I have’nt met face to face, it seems as if we ‘ve known each other for ages. It is not often that you can…

Newborn Amelie Grace

Posted on: May 28th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

If you are like me and you just adore these photographs then you will be pleased to know that these are just the first of many images from Melissa Beattie Photography that you are going to find here on `i am captivated`.  Be sure to keep posted for a `formal introduction` feature of this incredibly…

Claire Barlow Photography

Posted on: May 18th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

A family is most certainly one of life`s richest blessings, and it must be an incredible experience to be able to capture moments in a family`s life that they can cherish forever!  Claire Barlow captures all this, from the innocence of a newborn to the inquisitive mind of a toddler, to the love between a…

Newborn innocence

Posted on: May 10th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

How adorable is this little one?  A beautiful baby girl, who has no doubt wriggled her way into her parent`s hearts.  Maria Sundin was the lady behind the lens and captured these precious moments to treasure forever.  The natural light in this home was just perfect as it enhanced the innocence and purity that a newborn…