Monthly Archives: March 2010

the rice family

I was incredibly honored when Nikki asked me to do her family portraits, a gift for her mother’s 60th birthday.  I met Nikki when she was my student teacher, & for a year, we shared three beginning & two advanced high school photography classes.  Nikki’s presence brought sanity & humor to my day–always beginning with […]

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baby luca

I was so flattered when Sara drove all the way up from Orange County to have me do her son’s three-month portraits.  Baby Luca was a dream–from the big lashy eyes to his mellow ‘tude to the impressive head of hair (that would have made JFK Jr. envious).  Luca just had this “aw shucks” look […]

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little tigers • the corter-bell kids

Our very close friends, the Corter-Bells, are subjects I have gotten to shoot regularly since their first-born daughter, Mikayla, was just about a year old.  Since then, they’ve become a family of four, with the addition of son Connor.  This February, we did a few pix to commemorate Connor’s second birthday, Mikayla’s fourth birthday & […]

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awaiting olivia • thelen family pregnancy portraits

Ah, pregnancy!  One of my most favorite reasons to celebrate with the camera, & a perfect, symbolic first posting on my new website.  Congratulations to Amy, Nate, & Carter, who welcomed baby Olivia a few weeks after our shoot in January!  We were inspired by Amy’s love & skill for knitting, such a great metaphor […]

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