Carla & Tony: Family Portraits

dog with girls

Oh, my! The day we had scheduled Carla and Tony’s family portraits turned out to be downright frigid! But they are a busy family, and it was still the best day for them, so we did the session anyway and they were such troopers! I was wearing a big fuzzy coat and gloves, and my […]

Meagan & Tim: Family Portraits

family reflection lake

We absolutely love Meagan and Tim, and their handsome boys are polite and hilarious — a delightful combination. In seeking a location for their holiday portrait session, we went no further than a gorgeous park right in their neighborhood! We were just setting up for this shot, and told the boys they didn’t have to […]

End of Summer

Our Labor Day weekend has been gloriously relaxing, mostly consisting of time with family and some delightfully cooler weather. There is definitely a hint of fall in the air. We’ve gone for walks, played outside, had dinner with all three kids in the same house! We’ll soon be gearing up for a busy fall season, […]

Meaningful Memories


Yesterday, I received an email from Susan, one of our May brides. She shared with me that Craig’s stepfather recently passed on, only about one month after Susan and Craig’s wedding. She said, “the pictures are especially meaningful now… We are so thankful to have been able to spend that special time with all of […]

Looking for forever…

boy looking for forever family

If you read our personal blogs, or if you’ve followed here for long, you know that our middle child, Lindsey, was adopted last year through the state foster care system at age 14. Did you know that there are more 150 million orphans worldwide, and currently about 123,000 children available for adoption through the foster […]

Aubrey & Chris: Anytime Session

Aubrey & Chris

These two are so fun! Chris works at our church in the middle school ministry, and is a super-fun guy; that’s definitely a plus for someone who works with teens! His wife Aubrey is simply adorable, and together, I think they are one of the cutest couples EVER! Silliness on the railroad tracks. Not that […]