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™‚

Woolner Family

Most of the Woolner family recently moved to my local area from Southern California.

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Their son stayed south, as he is pursuing his college education…

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…and a beautiful girl. (They are now engaged- Congrats!)

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Alix misses her brother, but is adjusting to life in this area.

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They are a fun family, and I am so grateful to call them friends!

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Christensen, McConville, McCoy

Rebecca organized family portraits while her brother and his family were visiting from out of state. I’m so glad she did! I had a great time being with each one of them. It was an honor to celebrate their family with them!

Grandkids & Grandparents:

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Cousins:

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Brother and Sister:

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Grandparents:

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Families:

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Everyone:

*I would love to take credit for the composition of this photo, but it was Kevin’s idea. I’m so glad for his artistic vision, because I love this picture!

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A few photos of the lovely little lady of the group:

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What beautiful people I got to spend time with!

Ave Family Portraits

As is customary, I have let a lot of time pass since I last shared. I went through my photo library and had to make a tough call on which beautiful family I would post. These two cuties caught my eye…

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Their photo session was done in their back yard. They have a fun playhouse/fort, I love the color! Here they are with their beautiful mom and proud dad…

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Such a joy to have photographed- thank you, Ave family!

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Totah Family Portraits

I am so slow at updating. My busiest month for family photos is November- and I’m posting this session in April! It’s so silly- I love my families, and this one is no exception. Some day I’ll get faster at sharing!

Here they are- the Totah family!

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Grayson and Sami were so fun, I really enjoyed taking their photos.

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We concluded our session with a photo of some very special guests. I look forward to our next ‘play date’ ๐Ÿ™‚

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Family Portraits: The Christensens

Family portraits are always so much fun for me. I love having the opportunity to photograph what makes each family unique.

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Ian and Tessa are best friends. It’s so sweet to see a big brother that doesn’t just love his sister, but really enjoys being around her.

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Tessa wanted to be sure we got a clear shot of her ‘flair’…

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And check out Ian’s eyes! Whoa.

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In case you are wondering who to congratulate on such cute kids…

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Could I have a job more fun than this? I don’t think so.

Olds Family Portraits

I’ve had the privilege of photographing some very memorable events for the Olds family. Every time they call to schedule portraits, I’m beyond excited.

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Recently, they added a new member to the family. At this photo session, we took a few pictures to document her 3 month birthday…

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She is such a sweet baby, and SO happy!

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I really enjoy capturing milestones in every families lives. I’m so grateful this family has allowed me to be a part of so many special occasions!

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