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Operation: Love ReUnited.

Yesterday I participated in my first ever Operation: Love ReUnited Session. If you know anyone in the military, you are well aware that promised dates are never set in stone. Deployment, vacation, return,… they are always up in the air. With this case, the official OP LOVE photographer couldn’t make it and passed it off […]

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I Leica you.

I am a fully admitted cheeseball. Or as I like to spanglish-ize it… “Ballo de Queso” yes, I am. But honestly… how could I resist. My recent Etsy purchase scored me the darling little card that I fully plan on framing for my little office. I “leica” you. a lot.   [insert smile here]

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Saarloos & Sons Winery

Some call me uncultured because I have had a hard time truly appreciating a glass of wine. Chalk it up to my dislike for alcohol or my love for overtly sweet beverages like grape juice. Who knows? Needless to say, wine and I have a rocky relationship. Maybe because one of the first wines I […]

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Testing 1 2 3

My camera focusing has been acting up and I wanted to test out a few things so I dragged the Texican up to the barn this morning for a quick test session…. that turned into a mini photo shoot. 😉 Thank goodness for cute boys who let you boss…er, uh, direct them 😉 This one […]

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spreading the love

“when he reached over to grab my hand, I knew I was a goner” -Mary Marantz Yes, I am a sucker for love stories. Perhaps because I am a girl… perhaps because I love stories in general…. or perhaps it’s like my iPhone screen saver reads “the only magic I still believe in is love” […]

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Wallpusher Handmade Wooden Bass Guitars

A few weeks back I had the pleasure of shooting behind the scenes workings of Matt Rogers and Margot Garroty’s guitar making operation Wallpusher. Matt is hands down THE most creative person I have ever ever met. That is saying a lot because i have been in the company of some pretty impressive creatives throughout […]

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OBA…FWA…WTF?!

A short while back I attended the Photoshop Show here in Boston and worked the booth for my dear friend Paul from Lens Pro to Go, during our vendor cocktail hour I had the pleasure of meeting Lew and Bob from Artistic Photo Canvas. We had a great conversation that ended up with me loving […]

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Ohana means family!

While in LA for Thanksgiving I had the privilege of spending time with the wonderful SD Ohana Family! Now if you are anything like me, you have seen and memorized every cartoon Disney movie (and if they are musical the songs as well) so it came as no shock that the whole time I spent […]

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Love is… | october

While walking along a beach, an elderly gentleman saw someone in the distance leaning down, picking something up and throwing it into the ocean.As he got closer, he noticed that the figure was that of a young girl, picking up starfish one by one and tossing each one gently back into the water.He came closer […]

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Love is… | september

“To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, […]

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Love is… | july

“Love can be heard by all…” Here we are again!This month’s Love is… highlights a ministry focused on the deaf community in rural villages and developing nations. Signs of Love. Enrobed with a missional purpose, this Christian-based organization extends beyond any religion or faith and truly attempts to impact the deaf community in a positive […]

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Spread the Love | day 1

I am running on hardly any sleep so this will be quick, but here is a little peek into the awesomeness taking place here in Chicago…. 2 of our fearless leaders, Justin and Mary Marantz The wonderful Beth Videographer extraordinaire Andrew Abigail Smith, Sarah Barlow, Mary, and moi I had a little “accident” this morning, […]

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Love is… | april

“We make a living by what we get and we make a life by what we give” -Winston ChurchillIts that time again!This month’s Love is… highlights a charity near and dear to my heart. The Make-a-Wish foundation.I have dreams of working with this charity in crazy capacities….*sigh*… it truly is my heart. Anyway, last weekend […]

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"Man, There’s LIFE in those eyes"

Yesterday I had a rather unconventional Easter. I am used to spending the holidays with my family so being out here on the East Coast with no family around was definitely different.I decided to take a long bike ride and simply enjoy the sunshine and the BEAUTIFUL day. I just cant help but smile at […]

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"Pahk the Cah in Hahvahd Yahd"

So I am falling in love with Boston accents. Perhaps it’s that it is new and something I did not grow up with, but I just love walking around town and hearing people speak. Because of this, Doug planned a ‘dialect dinner’ last night. You know, where the boys speak in their thickest Boston accent […]

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