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ditch the ‘pile syndrome’

This post is all about framing. Why you should frame… Choosing WHAT to frame… and trusting a pro to just do it for you. Here’s a scenario: You have your family pics taken/your child’s pic taken/your wedding pics taken. You get ‘the files’ to print on your own and maaaaaaaaaaaybe get around to printing a […]

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a working weekend…

Our weekend was neither restful nor relaxing. We worked, but we had a pretty fun time doing it! After my shoot Friday, we loaded up the truck with paint brushes, caulking gun and the like to leave bright and early Saturday morning for Beatrice. We own a duplex there — a sort of wedding gift […]

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our baby bump

In case you’re not a follower on Facebook or Instagram, we have some lovely news, dear blog readers! A little stranger is coming to live with us end of October! The whole thing has been hard to grasp. We had been trying (not hard, but still trying nonetheless) for a year and a half. Unfortunately […]

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August 9, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Karla - Aww…Ryan and your dad ARE the best! Love everything about this post!

the rehm wedding!

Never (ever) have I had the honor to witness the most beautiful, personal, spiritual wedding ceremony than that of Thomas and Chalee. They chose to get married on a Sunday, which was absolutely lovely. It rained on my way to their venue, Bella Terre, but completely cleared up upon our arrival. It was one of […]

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Ed & Rosie

Awww yes. Here we have the Rastovski’s: Ed, Rosie, and little Fritz. Rosie is the sweetest person in all the land. She’s a retired teacher, she’s in my bible study and does all my sewing projects for me. Ed loves sports (especially playing softball) and travels everywhere for them (which is pretty great, because that […]

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new baby Shae

meet new baby Shae Elizabeth (and her wrinkly old lady hands) I had the honor to photograph her when she was just hours old, right there in her hospital room. It was originally planned for me to be there for her actual birth. in the room. all the nitty gritty [beautiful] parts. But baby Shae […]

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take your camera places

See this picture? Yeah. It was taken back in the 1970’s of a lovely family, which I don’t even know. I swiped it off of Pinterest. But I want to tell you how insanely jealous and green with envy I am of this family. You’re probably asking yourself why on earthy would I be jealous […]

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July 28, 2014 - 6:17 pm

Shelly - Brought tears to my eyes. Awesome.

July 29, 2014 - 4:26 am

Mona - I could not agree more. I cherish the photographs I have of my family and friends and want the same for my daughter so I take a lot of pictures. I just need to be in more of them. That’s my goal. Your child’s life will be well documented :)

July 29, 2014 - 3:42 pm

Kaitlyn - I really liked this. I am so happy you are having a little baby. You will be such a cool mom.

little girls and surprises…

My good friend, Erin, is an awesome photographer by Seward,NE. She’s been 2nd shooting for me a lot this Summer and I couldn’t have been more thrilled when she asked me to shoot a very special thing for her and Craig (her 2nd half). They are expecting TWINS this winter and they thought their little […]

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