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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: Random

images of misc. things

The everyday……

…at my house.  A boy, a box and a whole lot of imagination.

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What a Character…..

My friend Zack lacked little in the character department.  Such a spitfire!        

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On her way……

to a sweet spot.  More from Jade’s candy shop photo session to come!

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Slip Sliding through….

the summer days.  My children have been asking me (for years!) to buy a slip n’ slide.  I made many excuses as to why this wasn’t a good idea.  They are plastic junk, they’ll ruin the grass, it’s a waste of water, the mean mom list goes on, but i’ll spare you….  However, with Fin being my […]

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A boy and his bunny…..

Cooper and his bunny, Duke graced my lens recently.  They were both adorable and the sweet connection they had was so fun to capture.    

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2 years down the road….

I hadn’t seen this little guy since he was a year old.  2 years down the road and he is all boy and a big brother to boot!  

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He makes her laugh

More from the Fun at the Fair Session.  The colors, the laughter, the connection.  All so real and full of life! ugh

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A day at the fair….

These fun photos were taken late last year at the Arizona State Fair.  My college roomie and her fiance are planning a  wedding there this fall.  I cannot wait for the fun!  Here are a few of my favorite images taken that day.  Happy nuptials Rhonda and Dereck! xox

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What is a girl to do when she comes across the cutest little Valentine cups?  Well, make a fabulous dessert in them of course.  I am fairly certain that this dessert is heaven sent.   It only contains a few ingredients and you cook it in the microwave in less than 2 minutes.  Did I […]

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Warm and sunny days….

are to come!  The grey, wet days are going to fade and spring will be upon us before we know it.  I am scheduling now for my first Snapshot Session of 2014 in the rustic setting of downtown Roanoke.  Both Saturday and Sunday sessions are available.  Contact me for full details and available time slots. […]

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