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a little about me and my style....

Photography is in my heart and is as much a part of me as my arms and legs.  The best part of my job is hands down the people that I meet along the way.  Getting to know someone through my lens is so very rewarding and fun. I feel quite lucky to have landed this cool gig I call a job.  It is really so much more for me.  

my style

Simple.  No perfection required. I strive to capture the real-ness of each person.  I need you to be yourself and nothing more.

I will spend time capturing details about your kids. big gorgeous eyes, wispy hair, long eyelashes, silly faces, pouty know,that kind of stuff.  The important stuff that you love so much about them.  The things you will always remember.  

I will also spend time capturing the little details I see.  a found ladybug in the palm of a hand, a tin of crayons, a loved 'blankie', a little hand holding a flower, those simple things that made the session special.  These are sometimes my favorite images to photograph.

I keep things as natural as possile, without posing anyone.  I will simply direct you a bit and let life unfold while I snap away.  

Call me, book a session...lets have some fun!

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Category Archives: furry friends

a hunting we will go…..

looking for wildflowers with ashyln and her dog pal sunnie, in the pretty golden light.

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the leatherman…

thanksgiving was in new mexico this year.  i love my time in my home state. while there my mom and i ventured into roswell and had lunch and some much needed mom/daughter time.  on our way to get coffee, i spied the leatherman.  i had seen him countless times before on past trips. in fact […]

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25 snap shots of life in new mexico

i am addicted to my iphone and it’s fun foto capabilities.  i forgot my camera this time around and relied on it entirely while we ‘road-tripped’ it to my parents’ home in new mexico. 1. the long road to eastern new mexico. barren and brown and beautiful. 2. my three sons.  atop a sign for […]

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more of georgie…..

from my recent session with ami and her pooch georgie.  after the dog utopia, we headed to a dry creek bed near my house.  i loved georgie’s spotty paws and her white tipped tail…..  

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a dog’s utopia…..

i visited ‘three dog bakery’ recently and met up with ami and her 1 yr. old puppy georgie.  this place is fabulous and full of good dog things. things so yummy looking, i might (almost) eat one myself.  i had a fabulous time here looking at all of the puppy decadence and playing with georgie. […]

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baking with olivia….

this session started out with baking. the result? beautiful, yummy, cinnamon-y scones and adorable little girl photos.  funny story: while we ventured outdoors to finish up the session, marley the family dog happened upon the plate of freshly baked scones on the kitchen table and ate every last one of them!  check out his legs […]

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the gerbil is the newest critter living at our casa.  she technically belongs to owen, but i love her equally.  i have fond memories of my 5th grade teacher’s pet gerbils.  they were part of our everyday at school and they were so fun and interesting to watch.  owen loves the fact that sunshine belongs […]

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old friend….

i am going through old images, both personal and client….i have ooodles of both in these departments :)  i will share some of them over the coming weeks.  this first one is of our late pooch ace, the super dog.  he was standing guard over the bathtub while my boys bathed in this image.  he […]

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sunday morning

legos and lounging around.  a perfect start to the day.  fin thoroughly enjoys anything that belongs to his big brothers, of course.  so, the big lego pile was great fun for him, despite all of the ‘take that out of your mouth’ requests he kept getting.

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kitty, sticks and fin

fin baby is getting big!  close to 11 months now.  i haven’t been snapping as many images lately.  no reason really.  i tend to pull out the camera only when the itch starts itching these days.  fin and i were waiting at the front entry for jack & owen to get home from school when […]

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