I’ll Take That One- rather my daughter did.

So many times we look for the perfect picture- smiling, looking at the camera, body positioned perfect, everything juuuuust right. This however, is not always the best picture. The purpose of a picture is to remember a certain point in time- maybe your wedding, or you graduating, a certain point in your family’s journey, or a special vacation. Sometimes, a photograph that captures that specific point in time perfectly is one that is off-center, or one that you are looking away and laughing. These pictures can be perfect without being posed! The most important aspect sometimes is the memory, and the feeling that one picture can bring with it.

As I am packing, getting ready for our move I ran across this image tucked in a drawer. I do not have the original file and as you can tell, there was dust on the picture. Quickly brushed off as much dust as I could and scanned into the computer. Did a small amount of fix up to the image. Erika was on her senior class spring break trip. It was during this trip she took this image- a selfie. One of my absolute favorites of her. This image to me resembles the strong beautiful person she is today. I firmly believe this was at the point my daughter was comfortable with “not being part of the group”.

Do you have one of these images that is amoung your favorites?

Best Wishes,

Hi, June has just flown by just as the first half of 2016. Again- I must say so much is going on. First you will notice a bit of difference to gmasDiary. It was decided to switch to a responsive website. The basics have been completed I will just need to tweak the template. Next is photography sessions.

Last week I had the fun opportunity to photograph a cute young couple- Paige and Sean.

Paige and Sean

Paige and Sean

It was a nice warm evening. Nice being the evening was only 90 degrees! July sessions are just plan hot- temperatures reaching upper 90’s with 100+ heat index. Our session was very nice!

With the heat comes mosquito’s and chiggers. Sean was adorable; taking precautions Paige was sprayed with the bug repellent.

This next week I will be preparing for our family’s get together for the Fourth of July holiday. We have invited our whole family to join us at our home and I am so excited. Having everyone together at the same time is priceless!

Wishing you a safe, fun and exciting holiday weekend- Take Care.

Best Wishes,

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