Judith, Kimiko, and Akimi

Judith is a dear friend of mine, and has been since we met about 8 years ago. She is a speech pathologist that I know because of Dan, whom I've been working with for so long he's more like my brother than anything else. Judith is an important part of my life, so when she asked me to take some photos of her and her friends that were visiting from Japan, I jumped at the chance.

Judith has known Kimiko and Akimi since the early 1970's when they lived in Iowa City while their spouses worked at the University and they've remained friends over the years despite the miles between them. It was a pleasure to meet Judith's friends when we got together for a quick afternoon session, and I hope they had a very safe flight back to Japan!

Akimi is on the left, Judith is in the middle, and Kimiko is on the right. I just love the way the sun is peeking through the gorgeous fall leaves!



The E Family

I met Laina, Matt, and their (almost 3 year old) son Jack at the Pentacrest this past Sunday afternoon where we were able to get some family photos as well as a few individual of Jack. I didn't have much of a chance to chat with Laina and Matt to find out more about them, as Jack (who has a fantastic smile, an infectious laugh, and a big personality!) kept us all on our toes for the majority of the session!

Laina and Matt - it was great meeting you and I hope you like this sneak peek!








One thing I love about photography is meeting all kinds of cool and interesting people. Cassi is a theater major at the University of Iowa and contacted me about taking some headshots as she will be graduating this spring. I had such a great time photographing her early on Sunday morning and hearing about her future ambitions (she'd love to live in NYC and do theater someday) and her plans after graduation (applying for the Disney program or heading to the Twin Cities to do theater).

I really wanted to get a sneak preview up ASAP for Cassi so she could see what a great job she did yesterday, so here a few of my favorites so far.