Welcome Baby Dani



Monday, July 22, 2013…the birthday of sweet baby girl Dani Adele Lanning.  Photographing her entrance into this world was SUCH an honor and a privilege for me.  
Dani’s parents – Candice and Daniel of The Beautiful Mess – are dear friends of ours.  Nearly three years ago, I had the opportunity to document the birth of their first daughter Stevie (pictures can be found HERE) and they were there to capture the first moments following my c-section of our son Boone (pictures can be found HERE).  Earlier this year, Candice beautifully photographed the birth of our daughter Crew (pictures can be found HERE).  Being able to share these moments of our growing families with the Lannings has been so very special.  We are blessed to know them and do life with them.  
Dani’s birth was nothing short of amazing….born on the evening of a full moon AND on her due date!  Candice did so wonderfully and no surprise – Daniel was incredibly supportive and attentive.  Witnessing the final moments of the delivery was just precious.  The cry of joy from Candice as the doctor put baby Dani on her chest…and seeing Dan’s eyes as he looked on at his wife and second baby….ah!  Just precious and such a reminder of God’s existence and blessing.  
Congratulations, Lanning Family!  We love you.  
P.S. Be sure to watch the short video below!

Cheyenne Schultz

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  1. Kristen says:

    The video is gorgeous guys! So cool to see both of your families grow over the years!

  2. Kathryn says:

    Oh my goodness. Sitting here just crying. So beautiful!

  3. Lindsey says:

    Amazing! Nothing short of amazing, I cried at the pictures and then lost it during the video! What a neat journey for both your families to experience together! Love!

  4. Sue McFarland says:

    Beautiful video and photos!! I know they are so happy to have them and to have such wonderful friends as you guys!! Thanks for sharing!!

  5. Jessica says:

    Really sweet video! And go, mama! That was a healthy baby!

  6. Michelle says:

    Beautiful photos and video!!! Congrats to the Lanning family on their beautiful, healthy addition!

  7. Nila The Candy Stylist says:

    Such a great video!….Congrats on your new addition :0) #sweet

  8. Stephanie says:

    Amazing photos. Amazing video. (and how sweet is her hat with the bow!)

  9. SARAH says:

    THIS IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! I am crying at my desk!

  10. Lucy Randall says:

    Every moment was documented beautifully. I cried. Congrats Candice, Dan and big sister Stevie! We adore you guys!!!! Xoxoxox

  11. MacKenzie says:

    Oh, you guys. This made me cry. Beautiful work and such a gift to the Lannings.

  12. Ahhhh guys, I am finally getting around to watching this and it is amazing (thank you Shultzes!) I just rejoice in this journey with you two and was tickled from the moment you said you were willing to have a second baby as I know that was a journey in and of itself. Your trust in the Lords hand to take you through another pregnancy and then the fulfillment of that promise with this perfect bundle of wonderfulness. ahhh…love it! Your family is so beautiful. YOU GUYS are beautiful. Such a blessing in our life from afar. Love you all! Hope to see you before 2013 is done. XOXOXO

  13. Pastor Conan says:

    Wow…thanks for the photos. There’s something about the gift of new life.

  14. Karen says:

    Absolutely beautifully done…precious as can be…to be so blessed with talent….to be so blessed with the opportunity….what a gift.

  15. Daniel says:

    I realized I never left you some love on here. These are totally awesome. We still watch the video quite often (Stevie LOVES it and enjoys pointing out all the people in the video) and have already printed all the photos. It really is a priceless gift you’ve given us and we’re grateful to have your family in our lives. Thank you again for capturing this birth (and Stevie’s) so beautifully.


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