Friday, December 21, 2012

The Christmas Dibble Session

I gave you a sneak peak of the Christmas Dibble Session I did back in November.  I wanted them to have a chance to send out their Christmas cards and show friends before I posted  my favorites.  They turned out great and the dog couldn't have been cuter as well :) I hope this gets you ready for Christmas in a few days.

My friends, the Dibbles, contacted me and asked if I could do another session but more around the holidays. I was super excited of course.  Those kids are some good little models especially when the playground is being used  as bait.

We got some great shots and they even decided to bring the family dog, Macy along. This park by their house was a great spot.  I can't wait to use it again in the spring and summer.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A Furry Kids Session: The Schafer Dogs

My godmother/godfather are as much  family to me as my blood relatives. They have  been in my life since the beginning.  My siblings and I spent many a summer day at her house running through the woods and drinking all the Kool-aid and soda in her house.  They chose not to have kids but lots of dogs over the years, usually three at a time.

Recently one of her mutts named Buddy has come down with Lymphoma.  She has done everything to help him, chemo, radiation, vitamins and anything else she can.  He was responding well to treatment when he tore is ACL and now some other ligaments in his leg. He seems fine. If you didn't know, you couldn't tell by  looking at him.

She asked me recently to come and take his picture since she didn't have any good ones of him.  Of course, the answer was yes. We had a few good days here in town a few weeks ago so I got a sitter and hurried out there.  You just never know with cancer.

After getting there and letting them all get the excitement out of their systems. They started sitting down and doing a get job posing.  I even managed to get some shots of his brother, Timmy( black dog) and his sister, Goldie(the golden one). I'm so glad she liked them.

Look at her cute little missing and under-bite teeth. You can't talk to her without doing that with your own teeth.

And Timmy never sits still so this was a really good day.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Family Session: The Hopfer Family

I was lucky enough to be asked an old friend, Jessica, to photograph her daughter M's first birthday party a while back.  After the party, She asked me to photograph the whole family for some family pictures. Of course, I said yes.

Those  little cuties are certainly active and  kept me on my toes. And boy was it also one of the coldest shoots I have done so far.  It's only going to get colder as winter approaches.  I need to invest in those hand warmer thingies. :)

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Family Session - The Dibble Family

I was super excited to be asked to take photographs of the Dibble Family, all 19 of them. I've known them for almost 19 years now since I met Alicia in high school.  We've been best friends ever since. This group of guys is quiet a crew.

They wanted some family pictures taken of all of the brothers and their families, together. We decided on  Jefferson Barracks Park. It was a gorgeous day with sun and great temps. Thank you guys so much for letting me take these photos. Here's a sneak peak at some of their shots.

I TOLD them to make the silly faces. They were so done posing.