Tuesday, May 31, 2011

meet Jefferson...10 days new

Meet baby Jefferson, just 10 days old and the newest member of the "N" family.

I am lucky enough to have photographed his brothers as newbies and it's always a pleasure with these little guys. I love this family...they have hearts of gold and I'm so happy that they continue to trust me with their precious memories.

Congrats you guys!! You almost have a full basketball team now!! ;)


Wednesday, May 25, 2011

catching up

I love my sessions that I get to enjoy with friends that I maybe don't get to see as often as I would like. Most times it seems like not much time has passed at all as conversations seem to pick up where they left off when we last saw each other and flows as natural as ever.

The one factor that always brings me back to reality though is the kids...they have sure changed. They grow way too fast! Even though we meet up at least once a year to snap some cherished images of the family, I am always amazed at how fast time really does go. And how important it really is to freeze time a bit with these lasting memories!

Here are a few of my favorites images from my time with the "G" family. Thanks for the fun guys....great to see you again!!


I am in love with this next image. Makes me smile BIG!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

I've been featured

I'm so excited that I have been featured on a blog other than my own. ;)

I totally feel unworthy of the honor, but it sure was fun!

So if you ever wanted to know a little bit more about me and this photography love of mine than head on over and visit. Be sure to leave some love!

You can click here to view the post!

Thank you to Rhonda Bowman for the interview. I'm so glad that our paths crossed!!

Friday, May 13, 2011

I'm in LOVE...and don't care who knows!

I'm in love with this post for so many reasons.

The location...my new fav and possibly of all time.

The lighting...so yummy and perfect.

The subject...perfectly lovable, hugable and squishable. Perfectly perfect in every way!

If you follow me on facebook, first thank you, and second you probably hear me talk about getting my baby fix on my sessions a lot. I love babies! Their smell, their laughs, even their little cries. But I also love to give them back to mom at the end of the day! ;)

This brings us to one of my favorite little fixes on Sundays. Meet Miss Eva. Her parents are nice enough to let me borrow her at church and get my baby fill...she certainly does the trick. And yes, she really is this happy and smiley all the time.

So Miss Eva (and Amy) thanks for the fun...because it was pure fun!!

Getting a little help from mom.
And a big thank you to my favorite princess, Miss Chloe, for helping my out. Good job Chloe, the dress looks perfect!

Monday, May 9, 2011

the sweetest little thing...

coming up next!!

Friday, May 6, 2011

still time...

to give mom the perfect gift of lasting memories!!!!

Available in any amount.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

a new look...almost complete

I am so excited about how things are coming together around here. My new marketing materials have arrived and I am over the moon about them. Can I say LOVE!!

Just wanted to share a quick peek at our new look...
I told you at the beginning of the year that there were changes in store. Hope you like them as they come your way.

Up next...a new look for the blog!

If you want to see my materials up close and more personal...book your session today. I can't wait to show you!!! :)

A big thank you to Kathy over at The Modern Polkadot for my new logo and materials.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

slow down...there is never a perfect time

Is there a perfect time? For anything? No, at least I don't think so.

We wait for the perfect time to do so many things. That "perfect time" doesn't come and then those opportunities are lost forever.

I think that the perfect time is what YOU make of it.

I talk to people all the time that have not updated their family photos for quite a while. And I mean quite a while. This makes me sad. Why? The number one reason I hear is that  " I am waiting to lose weight." Yes, we all know that excuse, but really who cares about that.

Not your hubby, he loves you no matter your size... just as your kiddos do. No one is going to be looking at the size of the person in the picture, just the emotion that was felt in it. And all your family will see is the amazing wife and mother that they know and love. You will never be sorry that you took those pictures, but you would be if you didn't.

It's easy to say...

I'm too busy.
I need to lose a little weight first.
Maybe next year.
When I have a little more money.
When work slows down.

Well it's time to slow down and put you and your family first. Truth is we can use some or all of those excuses most all the time. There is never a perfect time!

I know first hand that there is never a perfect time. I know that time slips away too fast and you are left with wishing you had taken the opportunity when you had it. People get sick and accidents happen..they just do. I wish that I had taken more pictures of my own mom before she left this world. I was young and didn't know the value in that. Now I do!! And now I take for my own pictures for future memories...lots of pictures. 

I hope that this may inspire someone, who has been waiting for the perfect time, to book a photographer today! Don't let the time slip away because you never know what tomorrow might bring. 

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