Posts By Brent Deitrich

Brent Deitrich, Author at Live View Studios
our life, inspiration, and art

One Year Later

It’s hard to believe that it was just a year ago to this date that we held our little girl in our arms for the first time. Charlotte had arrived three weeks early, but it was like we had been waiting for her for so long already The emotion that comes when you experience being a parent … Read More …

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Waking Up and Falling In Love

Life can be filled with little moments that mean so much. Simple and kind gestures towards each other that show true love and reveal that serving each other with a humble heart is what oils the gears of a marriage. This lifestyle session shows how waking up each morning and doing something simple like making … Read More …

Falling In Love

Something I wrote, from our Cottage Hill feature yesterday. The words feel so meaningful this Valentine’s Day … Love isn’t always found in only the grand and extravagant gestures. Often it’s shown in the simple and ordinary moments of the day, like waking up together and making breakfast with warm sun streaming through the windows. Sharing a late … Read More …

Melissa & Ben: Saxapahaw Engagement Photography

When Melissa and Ben decided they wanted to do their engagement session in Saxapahaw, our hearts skipped a beat. There’s just something about this small town tucked in between everything that really speaks to us. Maybe it’s the way the river winds right through the middle of it, or that each time we find a … Read More …

Dreaming

“A person starts dying when they stop dreaming” Ah, I miss summer right now. The green, green grass … the sun making everything so warm. Laying in the grass and dreaming. Do we take enough time for daydreams? Some days everything feels so rushed, and just stopping to dream is a luxury. But it’s actually … Read More …

Came So Softly

“You came to me and climbed inside so softly and gently that I hardly knew you were there until you became such a part of me that I don’t know how I ever existed without you there.” The sun peeked out just enough for these lovely maternity pictures with our sister-in-law Sarah and niece Emma … Read More …

Parenting with a Home Business

As a parent with a young child, reading the recent articles from Zach ‘n Jody Gray about new parenting have definitely resonated with me. Even though they’re written from the perspective of moms trying to juggle parenting + business, it’s applicable for both Anna and I as well because we’re both very involved parents and … Read More …

At The Moment

Going through some old archives, I found this lovely photo from a few years ago. The stillness and serenity, and cleanness remind me of the breath of fresh air at the start of a new year. I love the feeling of starting new each year – it’s like a crisp page on a new book. I just can’t wait to start turning the pages.

To the Dreamers

Here’s to the dreamers and the creatives. Those who want more from life than what the status quo looks like, and believe that success isn’t measured by how many followers you have on social media, or how much work you do in a year. Those who believe that family time will always be more important … Read More …