A big thank you Lake - this was a fun time for me, it was nice to feel inspired and have such a willing subject! I love that we got to play with water - I have missed it - thank you!!
Meet Luke who will graduate summer 2017. At some point during his high school career the student paper asked him what was in his locker. His reply - SunnyD - and it seems like he really has a strong addiction to this orange drink!! So we had to have a little fun with his pictures.
We did take some time for some normal stuff too!
And yes that is a mountain bike unicycle!
Luke this was a really fun morning - thank you!!
And just like that it was over and he remarked how alike his skin color now was to Donald Trump's!
And finally an image inspired by the movie Danny Deck chair!
Sometimes senior portraits get a little overwhelming - today was that day... These two I have known for years... Julia since she was a baby - today her mom and I were like how did this happen so fast. Today I took my hat off to these two wonderful young women - full of vigor, spirit, intelligence and big dreams. I can't wait to see where they go and I hope my family is blessed to see them grow into their adult lives.
They got up early, we beat the storm and were rewarded with some amazing skies above Missoula.
Just coz she is so Sassy!!
Seriously not a drop of rain fell on us! Sweet as!! Thanks Addy and Julia for a really fun morning - can't wait for fall!! xox Crackle
In an attempt to keep my work as authentic and meaningful as possible for both myself and those who view it or would like me to create something for them, I have been really thinking about why do I do what I do.
So one of the biggest reasons that drives my motivation for creating photographic pieces is the linking of connections, relationships, and moments that count for people. Part of me has been seeking a more fine art look to my work, and that is fulfilling a whole other part of me. But the essence of the images below was to capture something magical that tells these people of this moment in time for them.
These images are also really meaningful for me as they are of my sister and her family. She and Matt got married last Friday - CONGRATULATIONS!! I took these images in April when I saw them in England. Baby Jack is their new baby born the day Finn went to Spain. The other two munchkins are Freddie and Eva, from her first marriage. Matt is fantastic with them all - and for him they are all his kids. So I really wanted to make sure the images told that story - they are all one big family. Excited for the future, loving the now and just being who they are. I put together an album for them as a wedding gift - celebrating their new beginning. The first image was also a gift - a big size print for their new home. The combination of one special piece of wall art combined with an album of images from your session is one of my most popular product choices. So if you are interested in something like this for your family this summer, give me a call or drop me an email!
I think its time to put the record straight. Yes I am still here in Missoula, and yes I am still taking portraits. And YES!!! I am looking forward to and booking Senior Portrait sessions for the class of 2017. The one that I am in disbelief they are already seniors - as Finn my eldest will be graduating next June... How did it all happen so fast?!
So I am taking a limited number of sessions, and still have spots left open. The process begins with you getting in touch with me. We then meet - parent and senior and me. We - together make a plan, and then set a time for portraits.
If you are interested, give me a call, fill in the inquiry form or send me an email.
Thank you!!! Here are a few pictures of about to be graduates in 2016.