A BEA-U-TI-FUL day….

We postponed this session a week…and I am sooooo glad that we did. We had this MOST gorgeous autumn day…and I had the MOST beautiful redhead to photograph…

 

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Jensen and her family have been involved with a 4-H seeing eye dog program for years!!!  We had to include at least one with a dog…

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A redhead with a red “bug”…how awesome!

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And then there is “the sunflower field”…how BEA-U-TI-FUL!!!

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Thank you Jensen!!!

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Drizzly day senior session…

It was a dreary day…but no rain and fairly bright skies…until I was about a mile from the location of this senior shoot…I even checked the radar before I left my house!

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She was happy despite the drizzly weather…so were the mushrooms…

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WOW…what a gorgeous young woman…

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We managed to find some beautiful light…

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She was such a good sport…sitting down in a field of Queen Ann’s Lace…

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Hopefully the weather will cooperate a little more when we finish this session in October…

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An August Wedding…

 

She had a dream about him after noticing him in high school…and 10 years later…they become Mr. and Mrs. on a BEAUTIFUL Saturday in August…

 

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They decided to do “a first look”…

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…on the covered bridge where he proposed…

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The groom met up with some Civil War enthusiasts…

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…and after the smoke cleared he headed to the church…

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He was waiting for the bubbles…

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Mr.& Mrs.

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And to the reception…

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The first dance…

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The cake…

 

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And the dancing…

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The rings…

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The beginning of something very special…

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Summer evening…senior session…

It was a beautiful summer evening for a photo session…and the bugs were out in force!!!
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But so were the smiles…

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and awesome light…

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This young woman worked the camera…like a pro…

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What a joy to photograph this young woman… :-)))!!!

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Generations…

 

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An extended family and a beautiful farming valley…

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It is so important to have family photos taken…to preserve images for generations to come…

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This little guy was so wonderful…caught a quick bit of shut eye between photos…if it was so easy for the rest of us!!!

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The family farm in the background…

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Even though some farm kids grow up and leave the farm it is great to bring their children back to their roots…

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Thank you Courtney and Justin for being instrumental in having these memories recorded for generations to come…

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This couple is definitely on the right “track”…

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A beautiful couple…wonderful families…special friends…a day to remember…

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Her grandmother’s tea cup…

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You know that you are a “sprint car junkie” when you go to the race track on your wedding day to get photos taken…how awesome!!!

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A beautiful summer day…and the bugs agreed and thought that they would join in the fun…in the bride’s dress…

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The ceremony…

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a few minutes alone as Mr. & Mrs…

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I can not say enough, how great this couple was…a joy to be part of their special day…

 

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A 6th of July celebration…

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This couple grew up in the Rochester, New York area…and never met until they both moved to Portland, Oregon several years ago…and fate brought them together…and they fell in love…and were married on Sunday…

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I can not stress enough how special a “first look” can be…a very private moment…that a couple can really enjoy seeing each other on their wedding day…

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…and now we have time to take photos of the wedding party…

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…and portraits of the bride…

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…and groom!!!

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…now the ceremony…

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…and the couple escaped for a few private moments after the ceremony before greeting their guests at the reception…

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…the reception was held at the bride’s childhood home…beautiful…

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