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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Spring in Atlanta

While the blossoming redbuds, dogwoods and various fruit trees are just spectacular in Atlanta's Spring (and the pollen blankets everything), there is another appeal to this time of the year. The fresh bright new green on the trees, not yet forming a full canopy, so letting some glowy light to pass through, for a wonderful fairy tale mood.

Here is such an image taken a couple of evenings ago at our neighborhood park:

Monday, April 28, 2008

Travel image

Today's picture is an image from inside the stunning Sainte Chapelle, in Paris. After talking quite a bit about France with a good friend yesterday, I got quite nostalgic and pulled some older images, to quench my longing. This was taken on film a few years ago:

One is fun!

The boy with possibly the world's bluest blue eyes has turned one!
He and his family are some of my favorite people to photograph, they are so much fun to be around!

This image is an example of a storyboard which can be printed at common sizes (this one's is 11x14) and thus easily framed. No matting is necessary, since there is a custom made digital mat around the images. I love the look of the multiple-picture boards!

Stay tuned for a special offer on these (see current prices on my Services page).

Saturday, April 26, 2008


Today I had the pleasure of visiting with one of my doula clients, and meeting her husband and daughter. The little girl is absolutely brilliant and she had my son wearing a tutu in no time at all :) I look forward to being part of what I am certain will be an absolutely amazing entrance into this world of their second baby, in about a month or so!

Here is a sweet silhouette image of Mom and daughter awaiting baby:

Friday, April 25, 2008


Mary played an "extreme adornment" version of dress-up today. Here she is, at the peak of her self-decorating:

And later, tired of this much fun, walking back to the house for a neighborhood tour in the stroller:

Wednesday, April 23, 2008


Ahhh, fuzzy hair, chubby baby rolls, droopy cheeks. So delicious.
I was going through some older pictures tonight, and I came across this -- one of my favorite images of one of my favorite babies:

Monday, April 21, 2008


Can you tell that my little friends have some European blood? Thanks for posing for me again, Nicholas and William -- you both are, as usual, very very photogenic!

Reminder: spring specials end in about a week!

These are the last few days during which you can reserve your spot for the "Shared Sessions" and "Mini-Sessions" offered as part of the Spring 2008 special offers.

Drop me a note or give me a call if you're interested - you have until April 30th to book these fun and easy time slots for some great photography!

Sunday, April 20, 2008

School Portraits

I am very excited to say I will have the pleasure of creating the portraits for the children attending the super cool Atlanta Montessori International School this spring.

I am looking forward to working with the 130 or so kids, and giving their parents a fresh set of images capturing who these exceptional children are at this point in their lives.

Here is a contact sheet of some portraits of the children in one of the classes, taken a couple of months ago. I can honestly say I have never seen such a diversely gorgeous group of people:

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Sister, sister, brother, brother...

...they are so sweet with each other!
(a song we like to sing)
Today's pictures: sibling sweetness, spontaneous, after having played in the creek and run together through the grass on this glorious afternoon.

Friday, April 18, 2008

All creatures

... great and small. Stay tuned for more animal portraits I took this past weekend while spending a few hours with friends and family at the Yellow River Game Ranch, home of the world renowned groundhog Beau, the recognized authority in predicting the onset of Southern spring. Here is a doe-eyed... umm... doe:

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Textures, again

I found this awesome old paper texture on the internet, so I just had to use it. I think it works great with this sepia portrait of this little girl, it gives it a fine art, vintage, weathered, timeless appeal. Do you agree?

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Beauty glows

My dear friend Meg is a perfect example of someone who's beautiful inside and out. Plus she has the most crystal-like, aqua, shimmery eyes I have ever seen!

Monday, April 14, 2008

Katie, again

Some more pictures from Friday's shoot. It almost feels like I am picking them at random, there are so many that I think are absolutely gorgeous!

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Sugar and Spice...

... and Puppy Dog Tails!

Today (ok, technically yesterday) I photographed the wonderful Katie. I have yet to go through all the pictures that we took -- we had a lot of fun, and choosing just a few favorites is almost impossible.
She is fashion-model-beautiful, super smart and thoughtful, full of joy and quite the nature-loving tomboy. We got along perfectly!

Thanks Katie and Katie's Mom for the opportunity to capture some great images of this time in Katie's life! I will blog a few more pictures tomorrow, as I promised a sneak peek. Here are a couple of quick ones for now:

Thursday, April 10, 2008

That light

You know which one, the 7pm low golden sun... ahhh, so delicious!
Here are some of my favorite subjects, in my favorite light:

You've seen this little girl before I think :)

And here is Nonnie, golden:

And beautiful:

And a good photographer, as well. Look at the pictures she took! Thanks Nonnie, I am so happy to have these images of me and my very sleepy little 1.5 year old treasure!

Capturing the mood

I love the images I took of the bouquet, cake and lights in the reception room. Here is one of my favorites.

Also, an image that grew on me and became one of the ones that speak to me about the "closeness and love in the midst of a world hurrying by" that often comes to mind when I think of this wonderful little family:

Monday, April 7, 2008

Smiles and dances

Last few of the recent wedding, as I am finishing going through all of them.

An image of the gorgeous ladies of the wedding party:

(this is a new post-processing technique I developed, not black and white, not sepia, but rather a glowy, golden-coppery shimmery tone -- I love the way it looks with portraits!)

And one of the dance floor:

Kept in constant motion by the super fun, well-chosen music selections of the talented MC Earl of Barkhill Sound: