Month: December 2009

This was one of my last shoots for 2009 and a classic one to end the year off. If you are a regular...

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29Dec '09

Last of 2009

This was one of my last shoots for 2009 and a classic one to end the year off. If you are a regular blog reader you might recognize the always stunning Linden Now I love this shot because when I first saw it I thought of a drawing in Where the Wild Things Are, (that was even before I made the Max...

The kids are laughing and playing, John is cleaning and I am photoshopping (only because I think I...

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24Dec '09

Merry Christmas

The kids are laughing and playing, John is cleaning and I am photoshopping (only because I think I shot one of my favorite maternity sessions EVER!) - my perfect holiday has begun. I am actually just about to tie things up here and head upstairs for some special coffee and board games. Followed by...

One can try go get through the holidays without elf-ing themselves, but it's hard. I caved and I am...

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24Dec '09

Elfing

One can try go get through the holidays without elf-ing themselves, but it's hard. I caved and I am pretty happy that I did because I always suspected I could move it like that. ( P.S. - Phebe and Lion can we be in your Disco Troupe? This is our official audition tape. With John's Disco Face how...

There are so many special things I could blog about right now, I am overflowing with warm fuzzies -...

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23Dec '09

Gratitude & Food, 2 relatively popular topics this time of year

There are so many special things I could blog about right now, I am overflowing with warm fuzzies - hopefully you are as well. The last two days while delivering clients photographs and going about some errands I was showered with lovely treats, flower and cards. It was incredibly lovely, and I...

We are winding it down here, tying up loose ends and delivering the last of the holiday prints -...

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22Dec '09

Mom and daughter Photoshop time

We are winding it down here, tying up loose ends and delivering the last of the holiday prints - which is incredibly satisfying. I love thinking about the new art people will have on their walls for the holiday season. We have been working on painting our house, so the photos have been down and the...

What a stunning evening, I love the quiet that a fresh snow brings and it goes well with the image...

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14Dec '09

Ryder

What a stunning evening, I love the quiet that a fresh snow brings and it goes well with the image I want to share today. Ryder started off the session a little fussy, but only because he was needing a power nap, which was worth the wait  - because......there is nothing much more beautiful...

My family celebrates Hanukkah, I grew up lighting the Menorah each year, never feeling like I was...

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14Dec '09

Shining brightly

My family celebrates Hanukkah, I grew up lighting the Menorah each year, never feeling like I was missing out when my friends were decorating trees or receiving stockings - for me, Hanukkah shined brightly enough.  Now, as John is Mr. Christmas I have both celebrations in my home. But it is...

CANS FOR COMMENTS CONTINUE - Each comment left = a can for the foodbankWhen I photographed a day in...

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8Dec '09

Sam & Timothy Courtenay Children's Photographer

CANS FOR COMMENTS CONTINUE - Each comment left = a can for the foodbankWhen I photographed a day in the life session for Sam and Timothy, Timothy was just a little bean in a blanket, so it was really all about Sam. But now that Timothy is on the scene, Sam has a little competition in the charisma...

I felt like a bit of a goof. I was all pumped for Kelly and Jason's session, fresh, creative and...

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5Dec '09

Kelly + Jason

I felt like a bit of a goof. I was all pumped for Kelly and Jason's session, fresh, creative and good to go. Until I got to the studio and the door wouldn't open. Seriously.Lame. Thank you cell phone for existing so I could call them and tell them (gulp) I was locked out of my studio. Thank you...

Remember cans for comments continue Each comment left =a can for the foodbank. What a treat this...

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4Dec '09

Birthday Shoot with Tianna

Remember cans for comments continue Each comment left =a can for the foodbank. What a treat this session was. Oh to be turning 13! Tianna came  to the studio after school last Friday for her session, a session all about her. She has siblings and we squeezed in a few shots of them, but this was...

Jess and Josh brought their style, warmth, love for each other and their four legged buddies into...

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4Dec '09

Jess + Josh + Jet + Weston

Jess and Josh brought their style, warmth, love for each other and their four legged buddies into the studio last week and together we created what might be one of my favorite sessions this year. They were set up with their session through a fundraiser we are doing with the St. Josephs Hospital...

Last year at this time we jumped into the grassroots Giving is Awesome initiative, a project where...

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3Dec '09

Cans for Comments - some holiday spirit

Last year at this time we jumped into the grassroots Giving is Awesome initiative, a project where photographers around the globe gave portraits along with generous amounts of portrait product to families who needed a little something special. The nominees were so amazing, and those that nominated...