Wednesday, February 5, 2014


Iheartfaces Purple Photo Challenge...
...and this happens to be one of my all-time favorite photos 

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of my Dahlia - who is growing up way too fast.

Photo Challenge Submission 

Monday, January 13, 2014

Best Face of 2013 - IHeartFaces

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My Muse - I can read a whole volume in that one glance.

This photo was submitted to the I Heart Faces photo challenge –

Photo Challenge Submission

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Favorite Photo of 2013 - Rock the Shot!

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Favorite Photo of the Year 2013

Rock the Shot

This image is my favorite of the year...well.....first of all - these are my girlies....but it's also one of the beginning of a stylized, illustrative direction I've been taking. This was about 4 PM in July and I'm shooting with my Nikon D800 and the 28-75 2.8 lens.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Ummm.....hi....., my sister (hi Elaine!) mentioned she hadn't seen an update on my blog for a million years awhile...

.....and she's right. (Older sisters are always right....right?) Busy would be one word I could use as an excuse.

The other would be I spend a lot of time over at Facebook and try and keep that a bit current can always visit me there and see what's up.

I'd love you to come over and follow along and "like"  my page. (That'll ease my guilt for not updated here as often.)

I also update my photography on my website.

Meanwhile, here's a picture of my girlies during a recent walk in our park. I'm happy to say our snow is now officially GONE, even though we got a big dump only last Friday.

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And Milana....looking cute enough to eat. (Said her mom...modestly.)

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And Dahlia, on her 10 birthday in March. (How can it be that my babies are 5 and 10!! that's hardly an original thought but it still blows my mind.)

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Thanks for stopping by (and forgiving my absence.)

Hope to see you on Facebook.

Happy Spring everyone!

Friday, February 22, 2013

Favorite Photo Friday

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Since starting my photography business, I find I'm taking pictures "just for fun" less and less. And though it's probably pretty normal - it's also frustrating for me.

So last week, when Dahlia had a day off school we hit our favorite mall where normally the atrium area is full of flowers and decor. Nothing...nada....hardly a flower. There were holes in all the raised beds where they had just pulled out most of the flowers in preparation for changing them to a spring theme. 

Still, we found a few nice areas to grab a few shots. This is one of my favorites. 

I can hardly believe that my little girl will be turning 10 in a few weeks! Where is that time going?
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(Joining my friend Lisa and many others sharing their favorite photos.)

Happy Friday!

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Sunday Snapshot - "Still winter here!"

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It may still be cold and snowy up here......

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...but even just a moment with this....
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...schnook munchkin....
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...can warm my heart!

Ni Hao Yall

Have a great week....and stay warm.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Favorite Shot of 2012 - Rock the Shot

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Yup....I'm repeating myself here.

Another favorite shot entry, this time for "Rock the Shot"

This image (from a wedding I shot in 2012) is far from a portrait image but I love it anyway, mainly for the eye of the little girl behind her big sister.

I was using the Nikon D4 (for the first time) and was standing at the front of the church, really zooming with a 70-200mm 2.8 lens so the clarity is not there. But the church door had just opened and in poured this delicious light behind these two little cherubs.
Rock the Shot

Have a perfect week!

Thursday, January 10, 2013

I Heart Faces - January Challenge

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I thought I'd enter the I heart Faces challenge this month with one my favs. Two beautiful flowers girls I captured at a wedding shoot.

Photo Challenge Submission

Have a perfect week!

Monday, December 31, 2012

The Year review.

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Click on the link for the Year in Review.

Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year!

Friday, November 2, 2012

Favorite Photo Friday

Her Majesty and her little Royal Highness.......
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...are looking a tad bored.

Could it be that dressing up, pretending and preparing to collect wicked amounts of candy and treats for Halloween is getting......

...oh....I hardly say it (insert top of hand to forehead with eyes drawn upward)

old, tired, passe.

No, it couldn't be, could it?

Or maybe it's one too many "ok...hold it, just one".

Do you suppose? 
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Well.....I'm happy to announce that once the sugar high kicked in.....
......all was well with the world again!

Whew, good thing. Otherwise I'd be left to play all by myself.

(Be back in a few days for more dress-up.)