This 17 year old senior is very special to me! She is my grand daughter - Merritt. I have taken pictures of her ever since she was a baby. Last week, on the beach, it took my breath away as I looked through my lens to see the beautiful women she has become. It's not that I had not noticed how she was maturing over the years - I did. It's just when I aimed my camera and studied her features and movements - I gasped at the marvel she has become. And, as if that is not enough. Her insides match her beautiful exterior. It makes my heart soar with pride to post pictures of this wonderful young adult.
I love you Merritt!
Photographer: Kim Francois Venue: Destin, Florida Parents: Michelle/Dave