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Autumn is by far one of the most beautiful times of year to take photos. Selena is a sophomore in high school and asked if we could do a fun fall portrait session, including her in her volleyball uniform. Selena was awesome in front of the camera. She knows exactly how to work it! We […]

Portrait

April 8, 2021

Autumn Sophomore Portrait Session

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Fresh 48: Newborn photos taken within the first 48 hours. That time is ideal for a newborn session. Your baby is still super sleepy, is pretty un-phased by what’s going on around her, and is generally home by this point. Rest assured, there is breathing room in this. I’ve done newborn sessions at 2-3 weeks […]

Newborn, Portrait

March 12, 2021

When to take newborn photos?

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Another awesome perk to my ‘job’ is highlighting awesome local professionals. This girl, happens to be a friend of mine and is an outstanding nutritionist. She launched her own business a few years ago and has helped countless people reach their goals and live a healthier lifestyle. We had so much fun with this session […]

Branding, Portrait

February 5, 2021

Nutritionist Branding Session

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I was itching to photograph a baby belly! There are few things more beautiful than a glowing mama. And, this mama was absolutely glowing! This session was towards the end of the fall here in Western Colorado, so the main colors on this trail were yellow and gold, which went perfect with Joanna’s red dress! […]

Family, Maternity, Portrait

January 29, 2021

Maternity

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In previous blogs I’ve mentioned many aspects of my career that I love. Here’s another one: Getting to brag on some pretty awesome people. To put it simply, Wade is an awesome guy. Our families have a blast together, his wife is one of my closest friends, and our kids play so well with one […]

Branding, Portrait

January 22, 2021

Wade – Headshots

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Talk about a photographer’s dream. This girl was gorgeous, confident, and fun! We did this photo shoot on top of the Mesa in Western Colorado. She brought a great mix of casual and dressy outfits for her session. Fun Fact: Justice is actually my husband’s 2nd cousin. She was about 4 years old when we […]

Portrait, Senior

November 13, 2020

Justice – Senior Session

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Truth be told, this family is amazing! I’ve actually been wanting to take their photos for years, so when Kerri reserved one of my fall mini session slots, I was so excited! I’m going to possibly embarrass her right now, but truth be told, Kerri, is one of the most selfless, joyful, loving, and kind […]

Family, Portrait

November 11, 2020

Inda Family

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Little known fact: My husband and I took in foster children for about three years. We met incredible people along the way, one of those, being Rebekah. She was our coordinator within our foster agency. She was with us from the beginning, starting our home study, learning our life stories, and walking along side us […]

Branding, Portrait

November 3, 2020

Branding Session – Foster Care

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Meet Aspen, she just turned 3 this past year. She’s full of spunk, smiles, and adventure. She loves Harry Potter like her big sister, loves to spin and dance around, and really enjoys all the horses on her friends ranch. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor last year after some horribly scary seizures, and […]

Portrait

September 3, 2020

The Toughest Little Girl

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Camera tricks? No. Magic?? No . . . Bribery?? Possibly. I have 4 kids, (a lot of little people). I think they are pretty wonderful, but they are not always up for a photo shoot, (crazy, right?) But, I’ve managed to get some pretty sweet photos regardless. I get asked a lot, how I get […]

Family, Portrait, Tips

June 26, 2020

How I get my kids to take GREAT photos