Farrara-Oblas | Maternity Photography

I can hardly put into words how much I loved this maternity session. Mom and Dad to be were so naturally laid back.  Mom had an idea of what she wanted in her maternity photos, but was up for anything at the same time!

I think what I love so much is how you can feel in each image how mom and dad are so patiently and peacefully waiting, and feel the love growing and growing for the little baby that they have waited so long for…

Farrara Maternity


Hanson Family | Alaska

This family is absolutely beautiful!

I visited with them at their gorgeous home in Anchorage, Alaska and am a little jealous of their backyard where the session took place!  The two grandsons were so cute and cooperative and are going to be great big brothers when baby sister arrives later this summer.  I am also lucky enough to get to go back to Alaska in August and spend more time with this family as I photograph the middle son and fiancé’s wedding.  I can’t tell you how excited I am!

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Ashley Senior Portraits



This beautiful young woman is graduating today as I write this post!

Her mother (whom she looks EXACTLY like,) contacted me for a portrait session to document her before she leaves behind this stage of her life and moves graciously onto the next.  I love when clients bring their “fur babies” to their session!  Rosie and their new puppy Buddy, were great models and so adorable!  We had to reschedule a few times, but it was totally worth the wait to have the beautiful light we found over the lake just before sunset…

I wish you all the best in the next chapter of your life Ashley!

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Ham-Olson Engagement Session

Anyone who knows this couple will tell you that they are country ALL the way…  So when we talked about locations for their engagement session this place was one of the first to pop into my head.  I had been waiting and waiting for the perfect session to use this old green truck.  The evening that we went out to take these wasn’t more than 40 degrees and windy.  By the end I don’t think any of us could feel our fingers or our noses.  Despite the freezing cold,I think it turned out perfect and I can not wait to shoot their wedding in November!

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Fulton Family Portrait Session

Meet the Fulton Family…  Their 6 month old little girl Avery, was just the sweetest and smiliest baby I’ve shot in a while.  She loved to stick her cute little tongue out too.  I loved the colors mom picked out for Miss Avery’s first outfit.  They were so bright and cheerful. Enjoy!Fulton_031813_01 Fulton_031813_02 Fulton_031813_03 Fulton_031813_06BW Fulton_031813_07BW Fulton_031813_08BW Fulton_031813_09BW Fulton_031813_11BW Fulton_031813_10 Fulton_031813_12 Fulton_20130318_05BW Fulton_20130318_04BW Fulton_031813_13 Fulton_031813_14 Fulton_031813_15 Fulton_031813_18 BW Fulton_031813_19 Fulton_031813_20

Dilling | Family

I just love the energy and personality these two little boy have!  If I could bottle half of their energy I could move mountains…  They sure keep their mom on her toes, thats for sure.  Summer, you certainly are raising some great boys!Dilling102712_004