Trivial

Trivial

While I am no longer running a business as a portrait photographer, this blog will now contain thoughts and images I create by and for myself and my family. Lately, I have felt a deep sadness for the terror, pain, hunger, and death that people in other countries experience regularly. I have read the news
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Just a bit of home cooking

Just a bit of home cooking

I remembered to pick up my camera today when my 9 year old wanted to cook lunch for us. Of course cooking as a kid is complicated when everything you make has to be relatively dairy free and gluten free! With just a little assistance, he made bread, lunch, and set the table for the
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A hobbit stroll in the woods

A hobbit stroll in the woods

When I was around 9 years old I first read “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien and from then on declared it my very favorite book. Unfortunately, I didn’t read the sequel trilogy “The Lord Of The Rings” until I met my husband. He re-introduced me to the world of fantasy and science fiction. He pointed
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And Now We Are Two…

And Now We Are Two…

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A few minutes from our day

A few minutes from our day

A little video covering a few activities in our house. Background music played by my son.

Senior Photos near the bosque

Senior Photos near the bosque

Last month, I got together with a friend and her daughter to create some senior images. I think we all had fun trying things out! (click on images to view full version and slide show)

kids

kids

Recently we were all horrified by the callous bombing of innocent children and adults alike in Boston. While I often avoid the news because the media seems to grope for every horrible and terrible thing they can pounce on, and dwell on it, I do appreciate knowing what is going on in the world. A
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Rio Rancho High School Senior

Rio Rancho High School Senior

I had the opportunity to meet and photograph this sweet senior a little over a week ago. It was fun combining hers and her mom’s ideas of location and outfits with my efforts to use each location and create images. (click on photos for full version and to view slideshow)

Rose Art

Rose Art

Spring is in the air…  

Our Christmas Family Photos

Our Christmas Family Photos

I was just realizing I never posted the photos I took of my family in preparation for our yearly Christmas card, in December. Looking back at the set of photos, I feel they really epitomize one of the main types of photography I love: capturing real kids, being themselves, enjoying themselves, creatively. I had a
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