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Hoopes Family

If you live near me and you know the Hoopes family, you know what awesome people they are. My kids know these kids from school and love getting together to play. I was thrilled that after the birth of their 8th child they would call me to do their family portraits. It was a beautiful fall day with pretty leaves and a great sky. They picked some great colors to coordinate - brown, blue, orange, and white. For the most part ...

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Busy Season

Its been a busy couple of months! The holidays aside, we've had some pretty "fun" stuff happening around here. And by fun I mean stressful. Really stressful. For example, this from early November: Super fun, right?! I had the lovely experience of replacing a failed hard drive in my iMac. Bad news is that it put me out of commission for a couple of weeks, I had so reinstall everything, and I probably got a few gray hairs in ...

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White Family

This is my cute friend Ann and her darling family. She is a little outnumbered with all of these boys, but they treat her like the queen of the castle! We headed up to the local gun range (also very fitting for this family) to make some portraits against what autumn color was left on the mountain and we were blessed with some awesome clouds too! I also really liked the colors they chose - they were bright and fresh and ...

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SVHC Homecoming

I am so behind on blogging. Its busy season for photographers as everyone races to get pictures taken with fall color and before the snow hits and in time to send holiday cards, etc etc. Its a fun time and good for business, but not so good for blogging. At any rate, I figure its about time to share some more! These pictures are from the local high school's homecoming dance last month. A lovely group of kids just ...

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Megan

Tis' the season for Senior portraits and this sure was a fun one!! Megan is such a lovely girl - inside and out. Her long brown hair is just gorgeous and she was seriously rocking the red nail polish! After a little while in a more relaxing venue we decided to brave the fair grounds at carnival time! Did I mention that I really enjoy shooting at the fair? Its kind of insane, but there is so much color and excitement ...

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