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The day-to-day photography musings of a mostly sane stay-at-home Momma...

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Monday, December 8, 2008

Friday, November 14, 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Lily & Cannon

This picture is straight out of a magazine:


Hello, blue eyes!


Monday, November 3, 2008

Our New Little Angel

Here is a great smile from our little Alice Lyn:

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Annalise & Aiden

Here are a couple favorites from this morning! I have decided that I LOVE my Halloween photo shoot! SO FUN!!!

Monday, October 27, 2008

Leggings and Tutus

Aren't these kiddos' legs so stinkin' cute? The thing about Claire's legs is that she doesn't have to be smiling to have them be cute... :o) I love the leggings and tutus. It's been fun to have the girls have such similar costumes this year!

Stay tuned for more Halloween pics. I'm doing a costume photo shoot on Wednesday! Call me if you want to bring your kids. It's free!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Wedding Shots

Beautiful pictures for a beautiful couple!

It feels so great to be taking pictures again! I took some time off for the baby, but I'm back and getting a little bit of a schedule going! It's nice! I am loving it!

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Another Morning Photo Shoot

Here is Mr. Riley Spencer. He is about 6 months old and so dang cute! Can you handle those eyes??? For the record, I didn't edit his eyes in any special way. Those are just his eyes! Anything done to his eyes was done to the entire photo...

I only took time to do my two favorites today:

Saturday, August 30, 2008


Here is a design I came up with today. I really love it. If you wanted one, it would go under "partial custom design". I can change the pinks and whites and the blue frame, but not the colors of the stars. I can also change the font or the text, or take away the swirly frame (for a boy).

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Friday, August 22, 2008

Shabby Apple Party Invitation, 4x6

If you couldn't tell, the personal info has been changed...just a blog privacy thing I guess. :o)

This was a fun invitation to do. Very different than anything I've done before! And I get to trade services for it instead of getting paid the old fashioned way. And Kara is a massage therapist. Very nice. :o) Now I get to have a full body massage. I have to say I like trading services...

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Party Invitation, 4x6

FYI: I changed the address and email address to protect these cuties.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

More Great Edits

I have to get more practice in with the large families...it's hard to position them. This is my favorite position from the shoot, but the baby was still sleeping at this point... :o) Plus, they put me in the fire (for my first big family shoot) by bringing the dog! It was tons of fun using my new lens for the first time, and they were all good to be around.

I just love that I figured out this color and edge edit. It is similar to one I saw on Dave and Auburn's blog (their family pictures), and I'm thrilled to have learned how to do it!

The edit:

The original:

The edited crop:

Friday, July 25, 2008

Little Miss Photogenic - Mary Jo

This is my friend's daughter. She is adorable. I loved taking pictures of her! Editing them was super fun, too! :o) I am discovering new tools and a whole new art in Photoshop lately.


Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Fun and New

Some different kinds of edits possible:

The first picture is the original color edit, the second is with some different and new editing:

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Lily Ballerina...

LOVED this photo shoot at Auburn's house! Now I have to go buy some tutu's! :o)

Friday, June 20, 2008

Phil & Leanne's Wedding Announcement, 5x7

Dates and addresses have been removed for the privacy of Phil and Leanne.

Photo: Me
Frame Embellishment: Two Peas in a Bucket (Rhonna Farrer)

Kelsey's Graduation, 4x6

Because this one was sent with her announcements and to so many people, we did a 4x6.

Photos: Me (I was very happy with this photo shoot!)
Black Embellished Frame: Two Peas in a Bucket

Monday, March 10, 2008

St. Patrick's Day Flowers & Stripes, 5x7

Flowers: Rhonna Farrer, Two Peas In A Bucket
Frame: S. Freeman, Two Peas In A Bucket
Font: Sloppy

St. Patrick's Day Flowers, 5x7

Flowers: Anne Langpap, Two Peas In A Bucket
Green Scalloped Background: Rhonna Farrer, Two Peas In A Bucket
I took the stunning photograph of my beautiful niece, Carlee. :o)

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Wyler, Valentine's Day 2008

Photo: J. Bradshaw
Ribbon with Love Heart, Photo Grunge: Digital Scrapbook Place