A Big Move

As a parent, I find great joy in seeing my children succeed in their passions and talents. The McCoyville family knows that joy- their very talented son was accepted into Boston Ballet School. This meant they would be packing up their home in Oregon to make a new home on the other side of the country.

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Before they left the West Coast, they visited family in California- where I got to take their photos.

Grandparents, Brother and Sister, Spouses, and Kids

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Grandparents with grandkids

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Grandparents

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Cousins

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The Christensens

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I look forward to the next family visit on this coast!

Allen Family

This beautiful family of four brought me to a lovely ranch studio for their portraits.

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I was glad we got this photo in, soon enough they won’t fit together!

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The lighting was nice, and they are so fun to spend time with.

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I hope I have an update with them again soon… when they are a family of FIVE ๐Ÿ™‚

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Adoption Day!

I met the Molony Family at Evolve Aikido, where their son was training with my kids. It was easy to become fond of them, and enjoyed hearing updates on the journey they were on. Their boy, Aidan, was placed in their home- and they began the exhausting but worthwhile process to adopt him. When they were (finally!) given their adoption date, they asked if I would photograph this life changing event.

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What an honor to attend and photograph such a special moment. Congratulations, Molony family! What wonderful people this beautiful boy made parents.

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Mays Kids with Mom, Grandma, and Great Grandma

The Mays kids were excited to see their grandma and great-grandma, who were visiting California from the mid-west.

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Grandma was pleased to meet her newest grand baby for the first time.

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I have enjoyed watching these wonderful people grow through the years.

Takai:

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Darrell:

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Jasiah:

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Anjal:

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Isaiah:

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Shiloh:

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Selah-Noelle:

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Ayvah:

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Beautiful people to photograph, beautiful people to know ๐Ÿ™‚