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Put Down the Apple

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I meet so many clients who want or need photographs of themselves, but dread being in front of a camera.  Men and women alike. I am one such person. Why are we like that?  Why are we so afraid to see ourselves? I would so love to help my clients relax and stop placing so […]

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On Beauty

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*Note: once I started writing this post, words started flying out of me, and I just wrote as quickly as I could.  That means one of two things: either someone out there needs to hear this right now, or I just really needed to get this off my chest.  Either way, at least one of […]

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A Leafy Inspiration

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The sugar maple tree by our driveway started changing colors early this year.  A few have fallen, and today as I walked by, I stopped to pick some up. It occurred to me that I could scan the leaves on the scanner, to capture their pretty colors before they fade.  Since JJ was upstairs napping, […]

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On the Nature of Time

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I can’t tell you how often I have had this conversation. An older stranger, usually a grandmotherly type, will come up to me, comment on how adorable my kids are, then warn me: “They grow up in the blink of an eye.”  (Or something to that effect.) It’s easy to get caught up in the […]

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A Letter to the Camera-Dodging Moms

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Are you a camera-dodger?   First, let me say this: I am the mom who dodges cameras and dreads viewing pictures of myself. I have kids, and the purpose of my life seems to be to make their lives as close to perfect as possible.  I find that I am always my last priority (well, […]

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His Name is Jag

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This fall, I was hired to take some pictures of a beloved family pet who was very elderly.  This sweet dog has a family who loves him so much that he even gets massages!  Although he got tired pretty quickly, we managed to capture a few sweet memories during the session. We were so lucky […]

Photography

Christmas Portraits at Home

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For a photographer, doing Christmas portraits for families is much easier in a studio setting.  The lights and setting are controlled and planned in advance, which allows the photographer to focus solely on getting everybody posed nicely and smiling. I have always enjoyed a challenge. Call me strange, I love doing portraits in people’s homes.  […]