cute holiday dachshund mix

a lesson in compassion

Have you ever had something horrible happen to you only to have a friend try to tell you why it might be a good thing? Even if it might be true, it's never what we want to hear. At all. We don't want the lesson. I don't want the lesson, even though you guys know I love me a good analogy. Sometimes we don't need the lesson - at...
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thanksgiving in paradise

Over Thanksgiving our family (along with a few other families we love) took a little vacay to Maui. Here are some personal snapshots of the people I love from a week that restored my soul in so many ways after such an amazing 2011 wedding season. Canon eos-1 35mm. Fuji...

fun 101 photography workshop

I would love it if you joined me on January 14th,2012 for the 3rd annual fun 101 beginner's photography workshop! I'll be doing my very best to make sure you leave with a better knowledge of what goes into a sweet photo : choosing the right aperture, shutter speed, ISO, camera, lens, lighting, and the rest. We'll go over the...
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2011 I love your face

If 2011 had a face I would kiss it. 2011 exceeded my wildest hopes in almost every way possible... in the relationships built, in the way my business grew, in the clients who found me, and in the images we made together. None of this would be possible without these beautiful faces... to all of my wedding clients, thank...
the most interesting man in the world

the most interesting man in the world

Just kidding. It's not that guy. Though I do wonder how he manages to be so fabulous. It's my husband. And today is his birthday. It's impossible for me to let this day go without some sort of public declaration of my eternal love and gratitude for this man. Because you see when I am running a million miles an hour,...