Time travel

This shoot convinced me – time travel is for real. Susan is the sister of one of my close friends growing up so we’ve known each other most of our lives.  We grew up in the same small town right outside the city.  Its the kind of place with sidewalks, playgrounds, churches, a community center,…

Far but Close

I need a change of scenery – badly.  Phil saw his shadow today and while seasonal info isn’t best taken from a groundhog, there’s little doubt that winter is here to stay for awhile. It doesn’t help that we miss them so much.  Evenings together always ran late night while a pack of boys tore…

To be seen. Really seen.

This family.  I’ve been following them for awhile, from their engagement into the realm of parenthood and then from Kellen’s newborn days to this shoot close to MacKayla’s first birthday. When I think of families I hope we emulate I think of this one immediately.  There’s a trust they have in me that I am…

Stars, Stripes & Christmas Lights: Part 1

Pierce’s nursery suggests the Fourth of July but the time was Christmas.  This is my first “now and later” post, so to speak.   I want to share some photos now since we’re closing in on a six month shoot, making introductions a must!  But I’m also tucking a few away for the days when…

Cole is Becoming a Big Brother

What a cruel Virginia summer to be pregnant!  There have been enough heat waves, severe thunderstorms and power outages to make labor look kind.  And Julie, bless her heart, is a trooper. It was a good shoot for playing indoors so we began with one of two-year old Cole’s very favorite things to play with:…