Best of 2012 – Silhouettes and Reflections

I confess…I’m a save the best for last kinda girl.  And I’m drawn to silhouettes.  It’s no secret.  Reflections are a close second.  These pictures are artistic fuel to my soul.  Swoon!!!

I hope you’ve enjoyed this little flashback as much as I have.  Now it’s time to move onward and upward.  Here’s to 2013 and being better than yesterday!

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Best of 2012 – Storytelling

This is category I’d love to populate more.  A lot of images are storytelling but I put them in other categories because I loved them for their other qualities more.  These are images I felt could not avoid the intrigue of the story.  When I look at them, I build a before and an after in my mind.  I’d love to hear what stories they evoke in YOUR minds!  I wonder if it’s anything close to what I’m imagining!

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Best of 2012 – Lost in the Moment

As I was sorting through images from the year and figuring out the categories, I began to notice there were a bunch of pictures I loved primarily for one reason…I felt like my subjects simply forgot I was there.  They were SO completely lost in each other that I could have walked away and they wouldn’t have noticed.  I can’t get enough of that!  When people love each other that much (and trust me that much) I just feel like I’m witnessing something sacred.  We see movies where actors play pretty convincing roles, but this?  This is for REAL.  And I’m pleased to be able to share those moments with you…I hope you feel the same as I do.

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Best of 2012 – Families

I don’t make myself available for very many family sessions each year.  Not because I don’t enjoy them, but because I need time to spend with my OWN family!  When I DO take them though, I enjoy showing family relationships instead of just faces and real life backdrops instead of plain studio backgrounds.  I try to explain this to everyone who inquires, but I think it’s probably easier to just SHOW it.IMG_1080 IMG_9033 IMG_9016 IMG_8156 IMG_8018 IMG_7436 IMG_4618-2 IMG_3955a IMG_3787 IMG_3610 IMG_3315-2 IMG_3262 IMG_0844

Best of 2012 – Details

Details, details, details.  So tiny, yet such a BIG DEAL.  Leah Hoskins, infant photographer extraordinaire, is my second shooter and as it turns out babies aren’t the only tiny thing she’s phenomenal at photographing!  I’m guessing at least half of the detail shots shown here are hers.  It would take too long to identify which ones so I hope you’ll simply enjoy our simpatico.

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