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Monthly Archives: October 2010

I know, I know….

I have not been blogging this week, and now things are getting a weeee bit backed up over here!! If you are waiting on your post, thank you for your patience.  (I hate when the blog falls behind….)  But I’m telling you, it is coming!  Here is a little sneak peek at the beautiful wedding that will be up Monday.

Happy weekend everyone!

Victoria {senior}

In our emailing with one another, Victoria and I talked about our common love of  musician, Ryan Adams.  I shared with her that I have been listening to him over a decade, and she was probably like 6 or 7 when I first began listening to his music.  (Insert overwhelming feeling of getting old….)

Victoria loves music.  Not only does she love listening to great artists, but she also plays an instrument herself.  She really had hoped for a “non-cheesy” photo of her with the flute.  She said she searched and searched through different photography galleries to see if such a thing existed, but found nothing.  She came to me and said, “If someone can pull it off, I knew you could.”  At that point I gladly accepted the challenge.:)

Reading and Journalism are both other loves of hers.

So, did we meet the challenge?  I like to think we did. :)

Thanks so much Victoria for having us do your Senior photos!  Best of luck in all you do in your future!


October 21, 2010 - 10:12 am

Shawna - Love these!! The flute pics are definitely not cheesy. And I adore her floral skirt! Great job as usual!

October 21, 2010 - 11:21 am

Maggie - Old sheet music = perfection. These are so pretty!

October 21, 2010 - 11:58 am

Kelly (Daphne Photo Studio) - I definitely agree you met the challenge! Beautiful!

October 21, 2010 - 1:47 pm

Casey - the last three images rock my socks. brava! :)

October 21, 2010 - 4:20 pm

melanie - last shot is HOTTTTT.

October 21, 2010 - 5:59 pm

erin - last shot is far from cheese! LOVE it!

October 21, 2010 - 5:59 pm

erin - last shot is far from cheese! LOVE it!

October 24, 2010 - 4:16 pm

Jaimie Dee – Atlanta Wedding Photographer - Love the shot with the sun peaking from behind. Great work! :)

taylor {senior}

Meet Taylor!

She is a driven girl with fantastic hopes and dreams.  She is determined, well-planned, and has a giant heart to go along with it.

Lucky us, to get such beautiful and bright, super sweet girls to work with!

I seriously loved all of Taylor’s clothes.  I was about ready to ask if I could borrow some. ;)

Taylor is President of her Student Government and Spanish Club, and then also business and stage manager for her School Theatre.  Are you impressed?  I sure am!  I couldn’t have DREAMED of being that well put together my Senior year!

Oh, and she loves to swing too. :)

Taylor, all the best to you through your Senior year, and your future!  I can’t wait to see where you go.  I know you’ll  make it amazing. :)


October 19, 2010 - 10:48 am

Gail - Beautiful!! I think I would have been friends with this girl if we hit high school rewind and went back to 1999 :)

October 19, 2010 - 12:52 pm

Lillian - She is too cute! What a lovely, easy smile:) I’ve been following your blog for a bit now and just wanted to tell you how much I’ve been enjoying!

October 21, 2010 - 12:39 pm

Holly - i know her, too! she and i did theatre together back in the day. awesome girl! and let me tell you, it’s a HUGE deal that she was chosen to be stage manager at our high school :)

November 3, 2010 - 6:08 pm

Jenny Hauser - Jess, I just love the sunny shot with the “wallfower” daisies. To me, this is the perfect senior photo. What a refreshing senior photo shoot! She looks pretty, happy, and healthy – what more could anyone want? Great job.

The Land of Enchantment….

Ever had a story to tell that seemed so long, you are unsure of where to begin?

We returned this week from our family vacation in New Mexico. My thoughts are still lingering back to the painted landscapes, and I almost feel like I am continuing to wake from a beautiful dream.

Many more memories to share soon.

October 15, 2010 - 9:36 am

Gail - OK, this is making me want to go to New Mexico. The kicker? We have friends who live out there!!!!! I can’t believe we haven’t been yet!!! Can’t wait to hear more details from the trip!

October 15, 2010 - 11:42 am

Uncle J - i miss it already!

October 16, 2010 - 4:06 pm

Katie - That 2nd photo took my breath away. That’s a scene I’ve imagined walking into a million times but never discovered. I saved it as the wallpaper on my phone… Just makes my heart happy :)

October 18, 2010 - 12:38 pm

Donna - I’m so jealous….beautiful!!!

October 18, 2010 - 1:31 pm

shannon selim - I can’t wait for these photos! I haven’t seen anyone do the painted desert justice! And I love nature photography! Looking forward to it.

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