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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: iPhone Monthly

16 favorites….

taken this past spring, before the big kids were out of school.  The weather was perfect and Fin and I spent countless hours outside exploring.  Details can be found below the photo collage.                 I hope your summer is rolling along nicely.  It is flying by in the […]

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Postcards from Boston

Tales from the East.  Details can be found below the images.   1.  Uncle Al, Josh and Pappa Fred 2.  In case you forgot your beer stein, they had extras.  Touring the Wayside Inn. 3.  Aunt Gail and Uncle Al 4.  Central Burying Ground within Boston Commons Park.  Some famous bones rest there. 5.  On […]

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Christmas in Picacho….

some favorite snap shots taken on Christmas day….   1.  Watching Fin using his new shaving kit was adorable 2.  Owen’s new Luchador mask 3.  Santa’s note to the boys, answering a pretty serious question about time travel 4.  A good game of Scrabble, I lost….. 5.  The tree with all of it’s trimmings….including vintage […]

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little moments….

of my life during time spent in new mexico for Christmas.  although we skirted snow (bummer!) the weather was chilly cold which kept us tucked away inside near the warm fire.  i love the little moments the most.  the little things are what matter, they are what we will remember.  details below the collage and […]

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on the earthy side of austin…..

lies this little slice of wooded heaven.  there are cabins made of stone, built in the 30’s.  such history there and such a special place.  i was recently chatting with an old friend from college about Batrop State Park and she told me that her family grew up going there together when she was a […]

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the art of junk….

one of our stops in austin was the cathedral of junk.  it was fun to wind through the tight paths of ‘this and that’ and find old things that you once owned, or remembered from your childhood.  people left their names, their photos, their quotes and their own donations of junk along the way as […]

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five on friday

We had one last ride before the end of our summer vacation.  I love this train ride.  It begins in the park and winds through an urban area and then again through a wooded area in the park.  There are bridges to cross and turtles to see down below in the water.  My (home grown) […]

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from new mexico with love….

16 favorites taken on our trip to the hondo valley. xox     1. my favorite old door 2. nana and fin having a grand time 3. under the black walnut tree 4. swinging like a big kid 5. gramps kicking back watching all the boy action 6. magical new mexico sky 7. the view […]

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shots of my life…. 1. owen and jack in the murky lake water.  i’ve never liked swimming in lakes, but my boys don’t seem to mind one bit. 2. fin’s letter of the day and my daily mantra to my boys 3. the last piece 4. rock climbing fin 5. self portrait 6. a rainbow […]

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The month of February snuck up on me and then was suddenly over.  Life seems like a big whoosh of wind these days.  I try my hardest to enjoy each fleeting moment, but sometimes I just seem to miss the everyday goodness that I am granted each and every day.  Taking these images helps me […]

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