Moment by Moment

July 7, 2009

I am a member of the Moment by Moment foundation (www.momentbymoment.org) where professional photographers are not capturing an illness, they are capturing a life. The photographers that collaborate with Moment by Moment capture a child’s journey, providing lasting memories~giving back to families who have given so much to support the spirit and the fight in their child.  
Meet little Cooper.  He is 2 1/2, the same age as my youngest which really tugged at my heartstrings.  He is a survivor of leukemia and has such a sweet little guy.  I just LOVED his family too.  They were super cool people to work with.  Taking their portraits was a pleasure and a good reminder to be grateful for our children’s good health.  

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  1. Leslie says:

    I love real life magical moments like these! All of them are beautiful pictures!

  2. Lauren Hammonds says:

    Oh Kelli!!!! these are gorgeous and so full of emotion, happiness, love! LOVE them – that little guy is SUPER cute!

  3. Tiffany Hix says:

    Love the new blog Kelli!! The wagon shot is my favorite! What a wonderful gift you gave this family!!

  4. Amber Klingensmith says:

    I’m that little guys mom! You got it! You truly captured what we wanted! I couldn’t be happier! I’m crying! I love them I can’t wait to see them all!

  5. Chris Craft says:

    Kelli, these are amazing. Thank you once again for taking the time to work with us. We found your family to be very enjoyable and gracious to spend time with. It’s hard not to tear up looking at these. With love, Chris, Amber and Cooper.

  6. Vicki Skarda says:

    AWESOME! What a wonderful job capturing Coop with Mom & Dad.

  7. Juanita Klingensmith says:

    Kelli…This is Cooper’s Grandma Buddy. What fantastic pictures that you took of The Craft Family. They are to be treasured thanks to you. Yes, you did capture the true Cooper. Your pictures put alot of smiles on our families faces. Thank you.

  8. Kirsty says:

    These pics are great and what a darling little one. I am going through chemo myself right now and just feel for this family. Hugs and prayers going out to them!

  9. Tara says:

    I am that little guys cousin. He is an amazing inspiration as are his parents, my cousins Amber and Chris. You are 2 truly strong people and have raised Cooper as such. This truly captures his big personality and love of life. Amazing Pictures Kelli. They will be cherished. Tara

  10. I love your new blog Kelli. The big pics are are so much fun.

  11. Georgina Stratton says:

    What a wonderful, happy family, adored each picture, keep up the wonderful spirit everyone..

  12. What great pictures of such a wonderful, happy family, thanks for sharing them.

  13. Lanette Stratton says:

    Hello Kelli, I’m Juanita’s sister; Amber’s, Cooper’s and Chris’ Aunt. Your photography is masterful. What you have captured with these pictures of our family is truly heartfelt and simply amazing. Thank you for sharing these pictures and capturing the love and strength that Chris, Amber and Cooper share as a family.Sincerely,
    Lanette Stratton

  14. Jinny & Del Pritchard says:

    Hi Kelli…..we are the Great Grandparents of little Mr. Cooper. My what marvelous, creative photography! All of the pictures are wonderful; showing love, caring and happiness after all Cooper has been through. They are beautiful.

  15. Dean Craft says:

    Chris and Amber, what beautiful pictures. I liked all of them, especially Drew Brees and Daddy Bres. Guess you can tell I am a Saints fan. It is wonderful to see everyone enjoying life.Love ya’ll

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