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This Mother’s Day – I’m going to offer these word of advice to all moms: There’s a movement out there urging moms to get in photos with kids.  Here’s one article about it: I know, as mom and designated family photographer, the tendency to show off the family vacation photos and have people ask […]

Thanks to All The Mothers That Got IN THE Pictures with their kids!

the latest

It’s hard to imagine that another year has flown by.  Even my kids noticed and commented that the time is passing quickly; when I was a child, it seemed to take forever from one Christmas to the next one…maybe time is really speeding up? The passing of a year is yet another reminder that the […]

End of the Year Musings…


When my second child was born, 16 years ago, I needed to make a decision whether to return to my job as a marketing and public relations consultant or become a stay-at-home-mom.  As my maternity leave days counted down I met a group of moms that were pretty much the reason I felt comfortable enough […]

Senior Session at the Farm

High School Seniors

I always love it when a client calls from years ago calls me and wants to refresh their portrait wall with updated family pictures.  I remember every client and often wonder what becomes of them.  In this case it was three beautiful little children, the exact ages as my own, and I was eager to […]