Julia

•December 15, 2014 • Leave a Comment

One of my first friends to become a mom was my college roommate Crystal.  And, 13 years later she’s still procreating :)  She’s always been one of the best moms I know, as well as partaking in one of those great friendships that spans decades.  I love her to pieces and after 13 years of being a “boys only” mom, she finally got her girl, Miss Julia.  Despite the fact that this little princess was experiencing a day of tummy troubles, a little patience gave us some pretty amazing shots of this perfect new little life.  Enjoy!

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Nancy’s Family

•December 15, 2014 • Leave a Comment

After many years of seeing my good friend Nancy’s family displayed in large frames on the wall, I was pleasantly surprised (and mildly intimidated) when her mom asked if would do their family portrait this year.  We were not talking single-family either, but rather 4 grown children, 9 small to medium sized children, spouses, finances, and the couple who started it all, Frank and Pam.  19 people in all, as well as individual family shots of a few of the grown kids (are you following?)  I don’t always use an assistant but I snuck my brother-in-law with me to help and I think despite the very cold weather we had a successful morning!

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Ethan and Austin

•December 15, 2014 • Leave a Comment

In November I had the chance to photograph a new client’s family, specifically her two boys Ethan and Austin.  She as a little unsure of my suggestion of outdoor photos, but admitted that her family had a horse farm and it might be a good location for portraits.  She was wrong, it was a GREAT location.  We had a pretty morning that wasn’t too cold, and little Ethan (who I repeatedly kept calling “Jack”…sorry buddy!) was quite the comedian and a great subject.  Was really nice to meet to this wonderful little family, as well as their horses Claire and Sonny.  And, for a little patting-myself-on-the-back moment, the second photo below was selected by my professional lab as their “photo of the day”!!

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Charm

•December 15, 2014 • Leave a Comment

This was my first time photographing a dog show, but not my first time working with Ann-Marie, the lovely breeder whose home my boy Moose came from.  The star of this show, so to speak, was Moose’s full brother Charm.  Ann-Marie wanted me to capture both her showing Charm as well as “something that shows my relationship with him”.  Charm is every bit of everything you could want from a Lab – and his shining quality is absolutely his devotion to Ann-Marie.  I’ve made no secret in sharing that Charm is my favorite of all her dogs.  The judge apparently thought so too since Charm won Best of Show in his category!

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Eyerly Family

•November 4, 2014 • Leave a Comment

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I love repeat clients!!  Its always fun to come up with something new and different while at the same time knowing the subjects better and what they truly want out of a session.  For the Eyerly family, we took a little road trip to Jim Thorpe for a more “urban” metro feel.  It was probably one of the nicest October days we had, pushing 70 degrees and sunny, but still at the height of fall color.  We had a great day and I really look forward to photographing this attractive bunch again sometime soon!

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Marlow & Eloise

•November 4, 2014 • Leave a Comment

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I’ve been photographing these beauties (and their mom) since Eloise’s arrival into the world two years ago.  They are pretty, funny, and full of personality.  We haven’t had a dull shoot yet, and this year was no exception with a freezing cold day and a certain two-year old who apparently got into blue permanent marker just before the shoot :)  No matter, these girls did great and their mom did okay too :)

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CYC Wells Fargo Photo Shoot

•November 4, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Although I am primarily a portrait/lifestyle photographer, occasionally I have an opportunity to branch out and broaden my horizons.  Such was the case a few weeks ago, when a community event in Wilkes-Barre was in need of a last minute photographer.  The Catholic Youth Center in Wilkes Barre and Wells Fargo joined to clean up a park, paint a mural and assemble a new playground.  It was a fun event with lots of people coming together to make something great happen!

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