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Category Archives: families

Downtown Madison Family Photos

  More photos from last fall. Photos from this session were gifts so I waited to post them until now. A session playing with families downtown can be so much fun! Seriously, could these guys be any cuter. I just love the colors and sense of style this family has…. and one of the sweetest […]

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Looking back: Apple picking fall family photos, Madison, WI

Fall is my busiest season. Families get updated photos for their holiday gifts and cards. I don’t often post these photos on the blog as they are happening because I don’t want to ruin anyone’s gift surprises and most of the time I post them over the winter. Last year I was busy with our […]

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Sneak Peek: Perfectly Imperfect

I love a good portrait really I do. However, there are times when the interaction of a family must take precedence. This was one of those moments. There is nothing perfect about this photo. It is not entirely in focus. Everyone is not looking at the camera – in fact, no one is and that […]

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If you build it, I will come and take photos: Milwaukee Family Sneak Peek

I love returning to a location to see how things are different with different families or after time has passed. This was one of those sessions and the changes couldn’t be more dramatic. The last time I photographed this family their dream house was just a lot of wildflowers on top a hill. This time […]

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Country road take me home….to verona.

These two are some of the luckiest kids I know. They live on a lovely piece of land with farm fields, rolling hills, a pond, an old silo, some adorable dogs and the biggest oak tree I have ever seen. A simply stunning place to call home…and all a very short drive from downtown Madison. […]

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Sneak Peek: Adored

As an only child myself I am fully aware of what it is like to have the full attention of parents. This little girl also realizes this power. She is adored by her parents. I am so happy that I am able to capture images like these for their family. She will always know that […]

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Sneak Peek: Steady legs

I love watching kids in all of the stages of learning how to walk. From those first wobbly steps to  legs that get stronger and start to move faster and faster toward a run on uneven ground. Seriously just makes my heart sing. And not to ignore the rest of the adorable family… but this is just […]

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Sneak Peek: Active Boys

When I first meet a family and they have a toddler I know that I am going to be doing some running and chasing during a session. With older kids the tone and pace of the session is uncertain and is often set by the youngest child. So when this was the very first photo I took […]

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Sneak Peek: 3 generations and a furry friend

We has a wonderfully warm day for this session (though grandparents from Florida looking to escape the heat didn’t find this warm fall day quite as amusing!) I love getting small sections of families together.  You can learn so much about people by meeting their parents/grandparents. The warm welcome I received from the grandparents immediately put the mom’s warm […]

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Mini Session Peek: Fabulous Fives

It seems like this fall every other session I have is with a family of five. I must say I think that the rotating and varied dynamics of three siblings makes for exciting sessions. I know that in a mini session I cannot fully capture the facets of the three sibling family. But I love the glimpses […]

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