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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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first look shieldt wedding

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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

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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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My two disclaimers in this blog: I am not personally endorsing any company, simply sharing my preferences. I’m super picky Bearing that in mind . . . not all printers are created equal. So, since you’ve invested in your photography, I highly recommend you invest in your prints as well. If you get them printed […]

FAQ's, Tips

January 26, 2021

Where I print my photos

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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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I first met this sweet family a couple years ago for a family/one year old session for their little guy. I’ve mentioned before, that I love meeting new people along my photography journey and this family is a great example. They are so sweet with their babies! They had the most beautiful blue-eyed little girl […]

Family

November 17, 2020

Richman Family Session

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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

inda family

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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

Grammy

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Laura Susan Giordano, my beloved late grandmother. This post is my tribute to her. It has been a year. A year since I’ve spoken to her, a year since I’ve held her hand, smelled her perfume, listened to her stories. A year since I’ve hugged her goodbye. It is incredibly hard to put into words […]

My Story, The girl behind the camera

October 30, 2020

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