Jane Wayne rides again

Made a new best friend today and her name is Rose. She’s my new best friend because she took good care of my mama, aka Jane Wayne.  Mom hadn’t ridden a horse in years but had never given up the dream of riding again. One reason Rose is so wonderful is that she is well cared for by her true best friends, Ethan and…

One Wonderfully Made Day

Each day tells a new story in the book that is your life.  Some of the stories are joyous, some are bittersweet, and some are comfortingly uneventful. Do you keep mental snapshots of those days?  Would you like to also have photographs that document your stories? One Wonderfully Made Day is a different kind of portrait session – one that aims to observe and…

More faces, more stories

This fall I had the joy of photographing several new faces as well as lots of familiar ones.   Some of those faces were extra furry! Some of them went home covered in saltwater and sand. Some families were still in the process of becoming perfectly blended … … while others have been inseparable since their very beginning. I got to catch up with the 5 households…

A collection of faces

If you’ve been wondering what sort of wonderfully made faces I’ve been focusing on lately, here’s a quick gallop through the past few months. There have been lots of families … … some of them small and some of them expanding by leaps and bounds. Some of them silly … … and some of them pretending to be serious. There have been adorable preschoolers in…

My new friend Buddy

Ohhhhh, sweet Buddy.  I could gaze into your warm golden eyes all the livelong day. How gentle you are!  How patient and quiet! You and your Cassie and Andrew suit one another very well. And your hair coordinates so nicely! Even though you reallllly wanted to run over and play with the other dogs in the park … … you graciously and glamorously posed…

Jason + Katie + Yeager + Shea

Isn’t this a pretty family?  I couldn’t have asked for a sweeter bunch to feature in my first real post on this new blogsite! As in so many families, the girls know how to be on their best behavior for the camera … … and they can also be a little bit rambunctious and unpredictable. Yeager is the older, more dignified of the two.  Shea is ……