Grayson: 1 Year [Iowa City, IA Family and Child Lifestyle Photography]

Sweet Grayson is turning 1! I got to hang out with this cutie pie one chilly afternoon a couple of weeks ago and had so much fun photographing him and his parents, Ashley and Jack. December is a great month for this little family, with an anniversary, birthday for Grayson, and of course - Christmas!

Grayson loves giraffes, and "the bat man" (right Ashley and Jack?), and is a big fan of a particular Santa ornament on their tree. I loved so many of their photos, but here are a few that made my favorites list! I hope you all enjoy the sneak peek…

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Best of 2013 Portrait Contest!

It's that time again…voting for the 2013 portrait contest has begun on Facebook! Here's a peek at all of the images that are entered:

You can cast your vote HERE! Vote by liking, commenting (one comment per person/per image please!), or sharing (make sure your privacy settings are such that I can see the share or any likes you get on it will not be counted).

1st place: $150 gift certificate toward a session or print order in 2014 
2nd place: $75 gift certificate toward a session or print order in 2014 
3rd place: $50 gift certificate toward a session or print order in 2014

(*exclusions include my immediate family and employees of Jen Madigan Photography, so that is why some photos may not be part of the contest!)

Contest will run until December 18th! Good luck!! :)


Connor [Odebolt, IA Senior Pictures]

Senior pictures are not something I normally do, but this was for family - basically, as Connor is my brother in law Colby's youngest sibling. So, on an extremely cold Sunday afternoon, we grabbed a few photos for him. Odebolt has a surprising number of cool spots for photos, and we also got some with his snowmobile and dirt bike as requested (not pictured, but they will be in the gallery Connor!). I hope you guys like this sneak peek! Special thanks to Colby for making Connor laugh, you're the best.

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