Madie

Sweet Madie!

My beautiful neighbor is officially a high school junior & going to prom! AH! Only yesterday she was 13!!

She’s always been a wonderful girl — and she’s turning into a remarkable, intelligent & beautiful woman!

I ❤ her so much!

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My favorite clan

A mini-session of my favorite family in Florida. 30 years of friendship gets you “favorite” status. 🙂

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Happy birthday kid!

It’s crazy to think that you’re just about the same age now, as your mom & I were when we became best friends!

Mama Emily

My radiant yoga teacher Emily is expecting!

I’ve been watching her guide class, for the past 7 months, with a fluidity & grace that defies earthly limitations. And gravity. Watching her, with impressive belly, show our class how to do a handstand was humbling. You can’t even be jealous of someone with skills like that … it’s just awesome. And it makes me happy.

We’ve been trying to get together for this photo shoot for months. I caught her just in time. Her sweet baby boy arrived a few weeks later.

** This photo shoot happened in January! Woah, am I behind on posting things. 🙂

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The Martin Family

I’m so delighted that the Martin family is officially my family. Our parents were married last weekend.

They are about to expand their clan to five. How exciting! I really hoped we’d be able to carve out some time for a photo session during the chaotic wedding week. Alas, we were only able to sneak away during the reception for 15 minutes. But hey! 15 minutes is 15 minutes. And I think we got some good shots to show for it.

I’m super excited for baby #3. This time, let’s plan a full photo shoot shall we!?

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Angie – belly update!

Angie & I got together for a little Farmer’s Market shopping & brunch this Saturday …

However, when I saw that amazing belly we had to take a 15 minute photo shoot detour.  I am so grateful she’s such a good sport.

I mean cm’on … look at that belly!!!

David & Angie are expecting!

I am truly blessed.

Here I am thinking that I’d really love to start adding maternity & newborn photo shoots to my repertoire … and bam! Both of my brothers & their wives get pregnant within 6 months of each other! Woo Hoo. Not only am I soon to be the proud aunt of TWO nephews; but I have generous siblings who let me follow them around with my camera. And SUPER amazing sister-in-laws, who let me touch their bellies constantly … and you know, get half undressed for belly shots.

If you think I’m feeling lucky, you should see my mom2 … she has lost her mind with glee.

Miss Emi – at night with light

Take 2!

Last week Emily (Emi) and I explored the great outdoors. We had a great time capturing well over 100 seriously amazing portraits.

However we knew – we were going to have to go downtown. Not “downtown” where the lights are bright – but downtown where it’s dark, and moody and industrial.

We had one goal in mind – to get one perfect shot – painting with light. It only took us about 30 minutes to get all the elements together.

First was the hard part, waiting for the darkness. So, we played around a bit; on the parking structure, and near some abandoned (?) metal buildings, dancing around with glow sticks to kill some time.

Second was me, I had to paint with light behind her, quickly, in cursive and backwards. Um! Not easy. I am the worst cursive writer.

Third was mom, her job was to aim the flash (to make Emi look great) in the right direction, and to pop the flash at the exact right time.

Fourth was Emi, she had to sit relatively still, and look gorgeous. {She’s pretty good at that .. so she had the easiest job ;)} We are a great team, I think it only took us about 8 shots to get all the elements together …

and hey, why not add show you a few more 😉