Family Photos

December 16, 2015 in Family Photos, Photography - No Comments

A few months ago, our neighbor who is a photographer braved the heat and humidity with us alongside thousands of flying gnats that were in a nearby field. It was truly a miserable evening to be outside, let alone expect cooperation for family photos. Somehow we still managed to walk…

Keep Me Awake

September 28, 2014 in Finn, Motherhood, Photography, Quotes - 2 Comments

These lyrics kept running through my mind the other night as Finn was sleeping soundly in my arms; his tiny chest rising and falling, his cool breath on my neck, his curled up legs snug against me. I felt a sense of urgency to capture this exact moment in time….

Christmas Card Outtakes

January 10, 2014 in Family Photos, Photography - 4 Comments

Taking pictures for our Christmas cards was kind of an afterthought. We came home from Disneyland in mid October and I panicked when I realized we had approximately two weeks of decent weather left before it would be too late. I wouldn’t have even worried about pictures this year, but…

Photography Heaven

September 19, 2013 in Beach, Michigan, Photography, Vacations - 1 Comment

On our last night in Michigan, we took one final walk down the boardwalk to the beach. I got a little camera happy because the golden hour light was phenomenal. My brother and I topped off the trip by taking an impromptu midnight bike ride to the pier for a…

Pineapples Everywhere

December 1, 2011 in Hawaii, Nature, Photography, Vacations - 4 Comments

When Troy found out that the Dole Pineapple Plantation no longer serves homemade ice cream in fresh pineapples, he wanted to scrap the visit altogether. However, after a little convincing from his mom regarding how much the boys would love the train ride, he agreed to give the plantation a…

City Lights

September 23, 2011 in Photography - 6 Comments

A year and a half ago I purchased a new camera. I felt like I had sufficiently outgrown the one I had and I was ready to take the leap to the beautiful DSLR camera I had deliberated over and saved up for. With my purchase came some high expectations….