Monthly archives:February 2013

  • belly casting

  • Belly casting, what is it?  Wikipedia says that a belly cast is a three-dimensional plaster sculpture of a woman's pregnant abdomen as a keepsake of her pregnancy . In the photo above, this is her pregnant belly cast. This is my first belly cast to photograph so I tried several things to highli[...]
  • one month old...

  • one month old. this baby girl as a unique spelling for her name and it is pronounced my-wren and spelled mairynn.  it means of the sea. this is a belly cast from the mom toward the end of her pregnancy.  it reminds me of a broken egg shell.  it's beautiful and i will write more on this tomorr[...]
  • engaged...

  • engaged...  i have these people that i love and they asked me to be with them on their wedding day as the photographer,  you know what i mean, THE photographer!  i'm so excited for them.  because of his work schedule in another state, we found a Sunday afternoon with snow still on the ground.  it wa[...]
  • tristan turns two

  • tristan turns two and guess what, he loves cake more than chicken!  Friends like family helped celebrate Tristan's 2nd birthday and grandparents had face time on their phones with Tristan during the party.  He said, "wow" when he saw the cupcakes!  Playing with his birthday gift of a basketball goal[...]
  • view from my seat

  • I got paid to go to the play!  I love plays.  Just ask my daughter. It is one of our favorite things to do together. This night,  I was photographing a young ballerina performing her last Nutcracker Ballet before college graduation. I had the privilege of attending the final dress rehearsal for the [...]
  • birthday girl turns 3

  • On Saturday, there was also a three year old at my home studio for some photos.  She was the star of the day and so she was chosen to wear the tutu in my photo props! She has her own pink tutu that is a consistent part of her wardrobe.  She was fascinated with  my mirror and  she brought along her b[...]
  • birthday boy is one.

  • Birthday boy turns one.  This was the happiest one year old in my home studio all week!  Home studio means that I took a few things off the walls and out of the rooms to make room for clients to sit on the floor etc .Notice the birthday crown lying beside him.  He would not keep it on his head, b[...]
  • rhythm of birth class

  •   An invitation was extended from Rhythm of Birth for me to attend a birthing class.  The teacher of the class and a doula, Shalene Massie, is a new friend of mine and we worked together on a birth earlier this month.  This was my first birthing class to photograph and attend that I can reme[...]
  • running laps. project 365. 2/6

  • Project 365. 2/6  Running laps.  As soon as these dogs met, they started running laps around the property and just kept running.  There are four dogs in the yard, but three dogs were really fast and one was a little slower and did not make it in this photo.