Archive for April, 2014

Yet another important event has come and gone for my little brother. As always, I was there to document it. I wouldn’t have missed this for the world.

I was able to spend a little time with him and his beautiful girlfriend, Emily to get some amazing photos!

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Seriously… I love Emily. Girl is ALWAYS 100% her precious, silly self. And she treats my brother the way he should be treated. I couldn’t have chosen a better partner for my brother. I mean, how cute/ hilarious is she?! Totally the girl version of Brad…

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We also got a few of Brad, his family, and his friends, myself included. πŸ™‚

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And I also loved getting to see a few of my FAVORITE clients as well. πŸ™‚

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Love, love, love my Iowa senior clients… Even if they can’t all sit still at once for a photo. πŸ˜‰

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To make the event even better, I was able to sneak into prom at the very end of the night to watch Brad be crowned Prom King. (I went camera-less for this part, so a few fonky phone pictures will have to do. ;))

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Congrats to all of the prom attendees and court members! I hope that your last hoo-rah was a great experience to cap-off your senior year. All of these photos will be available to download for free/ order ASAP. The link will be on my Facebook within the next few days. πŸ™‚

And to my brother- the most well-rounded, intelligent, kind, athletic, caring, and humble person that I know – I hope that you love your photos as much as I have loved capturing them for you through-out the years. I would be sad about the end of this era, but I have a feeling that you are going to end up having a couple more of these prom experiences via Emily. πŸ˜‰ Love you!

I was so thrilled to shoot MJ’s second birthday party a few weeks ago! He is such a cute and energetic little boy and I always have so much fun working with him! I had the pleasure of shooting his first birthday as well, along with a variety of other sessions for his awesome family members! Here are a few photos from the past couple of years:

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MJ & Co- thank you guys for hiring me once again! I love working with you all and can’t wait until next year! God bless.

Okay, this has to be a new record. My last 4 senior clients had their sessions with me within the few days, including one YESTERDAY. Although processing time for galleries from me is typically 3 weeks, I’m busting me butt to have all of the galleries sent to my seniors TOMORROW! That means that you all get a massive senior blog post today to hold you over! Let’s get started…

First there is Alison. She is one of my fab senior reps! She came back for ANOTHER session to document her senior year. This go around, we did a more personal shoot to showcase her interests and hobbies during this time of her life. As always, I had a lot of fun and was happy to capture some gorgeous photos! Here are a few of my favorites:

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Those who know me best know that John Green books are EVERYTHING to me. I was more excited than words can explain to shoot this next series of photos…

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Next up are Sage and Zach! I was so excited when Sage contacted me about doing her & her step-brother, Zach’s, senior photos. Although I don’t know Sage very well, I can tell that she is hilarious. I love a client that can make me laugh! Zach, who I know through my little brother, is also awesome. He is extremely sweet and was so easy to work with, as was his sister! Here are a few of my favorite photos from their session:

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And, a cute candid from after our session:

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And then, finally, there is Shane. Shane’s mom came to me a few weeks ago about doing a senior session. I was thrilled to help her out! Lucky for us,Β the weather held out just long enough for us to get in a great shoot! Shane was so nice and hilarious, as was the whole crew with him! We had a lot of fun and were able to capture tons of great photos! I’m so excited to share a few of my favorites with you all now:

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We were even able to get a few of Shane and his little brother, Ryan, who is also incredibly sweet! (Ms. Lynda, seriously, you did a great job with these two!)

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To all four of these seniors and their families- thank you for asking me to be a part of your senior year. I was so happy to help you all document this part of life. I hope you guys love these photos as much as I do!

And Ms. Connie & Ms. Lynda- Call me when it is Collin and Ryan’s turn! πŸ™‚