Favorite 9 of 2009...

I got this idea from one of my favorite photography blogs, Lot 116. I thought it was such a fantastic way to celebrate the end of 2009 that I decided to do my top 9 as well.

I also want to say a huge thank you to everyone who took a chance on me this year, and for allowing me the opportunity to photograph you and your families. I really appreciate each and every one of you!! I hope you have a happy and healthy 2010.

(In no particular order...)




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I actually took these photos back in September but they were a gift, so I was unable to post them until after the holidays. You may remember Dan from a previous post (here) when I took photos of him with his older brother and sister. Dan's been my buddy since he was 9 (almost 10) and now he's the ripe old age of 17!! He's grown into quite the teenager and I'm so lucky to have him in my life.




You may recognize this little guy from the blog back in November. Since he was under the weather on the day of the shoot, his mom asked if I would take some more when he was feeling better. He wasn't feeling too smiley today but I did manage to capture a couple! Here's your sneak peek...

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This is only a test...

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I have my first indoor shoot today so of course I had to practice the set up on my favorite subject, Einstein! He was a little scared of the bamboo rug, so I had him sit in his old bed (although he didn't like that much either). I finally got a good shot when I asked him if he wanted a treat!

The S Family

The weekend after Thanksgiving I took some photos for my aunt and her family. It was good practice for me to have three kids (age 6 and twins, age 4) to wrangle, and they got some great photos out of the deal! Check out this gorgeous family...


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*You can see a couple more by clicking HERE.*