Posts Tagged ‘Day In The Life’

A few from an at home session last fall with a family very dear to me.

I shoot in a primarily photojournalistic style. For families that means I spend a few hours just hanging out – usually at home or in this case at the boys’ favorite patch of woods, where there were ‘secret spots’ that only they could lead us to. I’ve known their mother my whole life, but never had a chance to meet her beautiful boys until our latest trip to Eugene, Oregon. I absolutely love the opportunity to spend a few hours with a family and get to know their special dynamics and favorite things. I feel it’s the best way to capture personalities authentically – just let them loose to be themselves and see what happens. And this is what happened on a fine Oregon August day.
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This was such a beautiful and meaningful day to record for this family. Alessandra’s mother, Vita, had the most radiant look of pride on her face through the whole baptism. Their family and friends came in from all over to witness this special moment and then join them for a party afterward. We never heard a peep out of the sweet baby, when the water was poured on her forehead she just gave a little start and then went back to sleep. I was honored to be part of this important moment for their family, here are a few shots of the day.

Best of 2011 Portraits

January 27, 2012

From engagement sessions to Day in the Life with families to my version of professional headshots, I love the challenge of trying to tease out a personality or relationship and then click the shutter at just the right time. There is nothing more satisfying than getting a shot that captures someone’s essence perfectly. Here is a sampling of the many 2011 sessions I will be blogging over the next few months. Thank you to all of my wonderful friends, family, and clients who spent time with me last year, and I’m so excited about what’s to come!