10 on 10 | July 2012

It’s official.

I’m a soccer mom.

But I’m not just any typical soccer mom. I’m the season ticket holder soccer mom. I’m the mom who proudly totes the double-size fold up sports chair so I can snuggle with the girls during games. I’m the mom who has to wash soccer socks every single day. I’m the mom who drives all over town to bring her boy to the highest rated and most elite soccer camps. I’m the mom who packs huge water bottles, extra shirts, and energy bars in his soccer backpack before each training session. I’m the mom who is waiting for the day that a certain small person comes to me with a huge grin and a giant sticker and asks me to permanently brand my vehicle’s bumper and prove my allegiance to the greatest sport of all: soccer.

We spent our 4th of July at (where else?) a soccer field. It turned out to be a beautiful night. At the end of the evening the littlest big fan was ecstatic because the score sign said 4-0 in favor of the Minnesota Stars.

Sporting events may not be my favorite thing to photograph, but I’m pretty sure years down the road when Evan is signing his first professional soccer contract these will come in very handy. The truth is, I will enthusiastically share in the interests and hobbies of my children, no matter what they might be. I just feel so fortunate to make memories like these with my three beautiful little people.

Amy Lucy Photography

Up next is the beautiful and talented Gretchen Davis | Portland Lifestyle Photographer.

  • July 10, 2012 - 8:10 am

    10 on 10 | July » Sara Tegman Photography Blog - [...] Please click through to our next 10 on 10 project by my sweet friend, Amy Lucy Lockheart | Minneapolis Photographer [...]ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 9:47 am

    Jen Jentz - Amy! These are so fantastic!! I feel like I’m right there at the game with you! My favorite is the one of Evan cheering for the team! Absolute perfection!! <3ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 10:06 am

    Kristi Ahrens - So cool! I love all of these!ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 10:56 am

    Julia - So, so, so awesome!!! What a fantastic day…and fantastically captured to boot! LOVE!ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 11:29 am

    Claire Bunn - I agree…I love Evan’s emotion!!! How fantastic! Love the soccer player showing some love…how sweet!ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 11:30 am

    Ketti - The excitement on his face his priceless.ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 12:33 pm

    katie o. - Oh Amy, he’s adorable. What fun moments to look back on. And his face, that enthusiasm, is priceless.ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 3:08 pm

    Rachel Potter - I LOVE the one of your girls on the bleachers… with the look of “is it done yet” on their faces!! Great job with such array of lighting challenges!ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 3:42 pm

    Krista Campbell - These are amazing Amy! :) ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 4:29 pm

    Rebecca Spencer - Love these! So nice to see some of my friends over the pond enjoying the best sport in the world, I still can’t quite call it soccer though! Rebecca xReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 8:12 pm

    Joyce Kang - HAHA! I love the expressions of their faces! What a fabulous capture of the essence being a soccer mome!!ReplyCancel

  • July 11, 2012 - 10:05 pm

    Gretchen - I want to be a soccer mom now, cause you make it looks so wonderful! :) Beautiful images and I bet your boy is all about his fun Mama who lives life right along side of him.ReplyCancel

  • July 13, 2012 - 5:59 pm

    Lexie - These are great Amy! I really feel the spirit of the day with these :) ReplyCancel

  • July 17, 2012 - 8:28 am

    michelle - you will love shooting these matches, as I do. There is nothing like capturing your kids following there passion. You do such a great job at taking in the whole event.ReplyCancel

  • July 19, 2012 - 8:33 am

    shannon - oh my, didnt he have a blast? love that BW of him on the field :) ReplyCancel

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