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My ‘job’ allows me to meet people from all around the world. It’s such an awesome perk! This family, now residing in Montrose, CO is so sweet. The mother is originally from South Africa, and I loved her accent! I’ve had the opportunity to photograph their family a couple times now. The first time was […]

Family

July 8, 2021

Gilbert Family

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I loved this fall session! The colors were so vibrant and bold at this point in the season and we found this amazing colorful tree along a walking path. The colors in western Colorado vary from early season to late season- they start lightly changing with pale yellows with light reds and oranges and then […]

Family, Portrait

June 29, 2021

Stephens Family

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This is an interesting topic coming from a photographer, right? Truth is, I love my job and love to take photos of my own family- especially my kids. Not just at birthdays, holidays, and fun events- but the everyday as well. It’s always been important to me to document their days. I want to look […]

Tips

June 25, 2021

When to put the camera down

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mountain portrait

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This is one of my favorite ‘secret’ locations to shoot in. I’ve been taking these boys photos for a couple years now every year around their birthday and I was so excited when mom wanted to get in the photos herself this year! Needless to say, she is stunning and loved how these came out. […]

Family, Portrait

June 11, 2021

Portrait Mountain Session

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Sometimes I book a session and it just pulls on the heartstrings. This is one of them! This was an adoption session. He was looking for someone to love him and she was looking for someone to care for and love. They are completely adorable together! Both of their lives are forever changed because they […]

Family

May 7, 2021

Taylor Family

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I am so excited about this! Starting earlier this year, 2021, I have decided to transition to online galleries for clients rather than USB’s! This is actually something I’ve been wanting to do for a while now, but haven’t had the time to dedicate to it, until recently! I was very particular about choosing the […]

FAQ's

April 30, 2021

New Online Galleries!

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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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family session

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I always love meeting new people through my work! This family proved why! They were great to work with. Their little girl warmed up pretty quickly and then was a total ham in front of the camera, which always makes the session that much more fun! Justina reached out to me about scheduling a family […]

Family

March 17, 2021

McLaughlin Family

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Sean and Kelsey might be one of the cutest couples ever. They are so sweet together. Sean proposed in the summer after they graduated and had a surprise party waiting for her back at his house afterwards! These two have such good chemistry between them. They are always smiling and holding hands, and it’s pretty […]

Engagement

February 26, 2021

Summer Mountain Engagement

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If I could go back in time to when I got married this is the first thing I would change. To be honest, ‘first looks’ weren’t really a thing when I got married, 13 years ago. The whole concept is definitely new, but it has really stuck and there’s good reason for that. My first […]

FAQ's, Tips, Wedding

February 23, 2021

5 Reasons to do a First Look