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For Those That Gave All

28 May


29 Mar

It’s been a while, I know, but I haven’t forgotten about you, I promise!

Life has been crazy. For the past 6 months, I’ve been working four jobs. Now, at 30, I’m down to only 3 and they are all separate options in the photography industry.

I get off my main full time job at 3:30 and have the rest of the day and the full weekend to do my other two jobs (photography and business consulting and helping other photographers).

This also means I get to spend more time with my amazingly inspiring husband and incredibly crazy daughter.

The two of them love each other so much and I am so happy I get to see them more often!



I love these two! So much.

And now that I have more time, I’ll be able to post more and be around your blogs more too! Hurray!

Portland Magic Hour

12 Jun

One thing I really, really love about where I work is the fact that it is in Downtown Portland.

I love Portland. In the past year, I’ve been downtown more than I have been in my entire life. First with the hospital and then rehab, and then the hand full of interviews. It’s been wonderful to fall in love with the city in my own backyard.

I’ve experienced the food carts. And the lovely people watching. And the restaurants. And just the atmosphere. My first day on the floor was Saturday. It also was the day of the Rose Festival Parade. It was insane. Absolutely insane. But SO MUCH FUN!

I blinked and suddenly it was lunch time. Then blinked again and it was time to go home. Mind blowing.

After work, I went to have dinner with an old co-worker and one of the customers that I dearly adored who was in town for an event at my old company. Had a glorious meal and a photoshoot and just had a blast. I got on the MAX to head home just as the magic hour hit.

Crossing the bridge I realized what an idiot I would be if I didn’t get my camera out!

After seeing these images when I got home, I knew I wanted to try and push my editing a bit further. Since these were pictures for me, I wanted to try something different. Step out of the editing box, if you will…let me know what you think!



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Wordless Wednesday – Sunny Face

20 Apr


Another shot from our walk the other day.  helllooooo sunshine!

iHeart Faces – Wind

18 Apr

On days that I’m at home and the weather is nice, Avi and I like to walk to go get the mail. It’s always a fun walk since there is a wetlands between our apartment building and the rest of the complex. There are always ducks and usually a pair of geese swimming around. We sit and watch them for a bit before continuing on. After we get the mail, we stop by the office to visit “the ladies” and get a cookie. Avi adores the girls that work in the office and they always love to see her too. Then on the way home, we usually stop for a bit at the little park.

It takes no more than half an hour out of my day and brings so much joy to us both.


This little girl is the reason for so many of the things I do.

Visit iHeart Faces for more wind images.