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Celebrating Life is your Passion
Capturing the Beauty of it
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I think I first heard this delightful idiom in elementary school. It seemed to me at the time that although I didn’t quite know who Riley was, I knew that she was living the absolute dream. Out living her best life, surrounded by joy and sunshine, with attentive hand servants meeting her every whim. So […]

The Life of Riley

October 31, 2019

There is a predominant mindset in the Midwest that Autumn is the best season. Now I know you run into the random that loves summer (moi) or those who revel in the winter (though they may be few). Pretty much everyone appreciates Spring as it means the brutal winter temperatures are finally over. But the […]

Stephanie’s Autumn Maternity Session

October 16, 2019

On September 17th at 12:33 pm, Robert Jensen arrived into this world to the absolute delight of his Mother, Father, and big brother John Ruben. He was 6.8 ounces and 19.25 inches and had a head full of soft black hair. His two dogs, Guinness and Newcastle were thrilled to meet the newest addition to […]

Welcome to the World, RJ

October 8, 2019

Gorgeous murals have been emerging all over the Dayton Area over the last decade (a LOT more have popped up over the last few years) adorning once blank cement walls with beauty and brilliance. Dayton is one of many cities that are showcasing this trend, beautifying city corners and strengthening the community bond. It has […]

Kathy & Joe Engagement

September 24, 2019

Nestled between the rolling hills and dales of West Kettering and the Great Miami River stands a stately tower in a large grassy field composed of white granite stones and 57 bells housed in it’s expansive belfry. Dayton’s own Carillon Bells, built in 1942 from the generous donation of Edith Deeds after discovering the magnificent […]

Harrison & The Special Guest

September 7, 2019

The drive to 40 Narcissa Drive in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was absolutely stunning. It was a hot afternoon after a hot week that dried the air as well as the land to a slight crunch beneath your feet. On one side of Palos Verdes Dr was a steep incline to enormous boisterous houses with […]

Portuguese Bend Riding Center

August 6, 2019

Around the first of June I met up with two impressive brothers who, at the suggestion of their Aunt Cat, decided to surprise their Mom with new portraits for her birthday. You might see these brothers around Heatherwoode Golf Course in their hometown of Springboro or perhaps at their summer job at Golf Galaxy. But […]

Sam & Luke

July 17, 2019

It is widely believed that of all the New York City boroughs, Brooklyn has the most heart. Maybe its the vibrant energy that emanates from a dense melting pot of the best food, music, and art (nestled in an immensely effervescent backdrop). Or perhaps it’s the rich history of the neighborhood illuminated with the magic […]

Brooklyn (The Extraordinary)

July 7, 2019

In the quaint little town of Granville, Ohio stands a stately white house nestled in between an ethereal pine forest and a vast field filled with tall grass and sturdy horses. The expansive back yard was bustling last Saturday as tables were being arranged and the tent gained a taco bar, a cocktail bar, and […]

Sean & Tanya Wedding

June 27, 2019

Sometimes as Mothers, we tend to hear and say the phrase “where did all the time go?” We gaze upon our not-so-little one’s faces and notice cheek bones replacing squishy baby cheeks, or look over in surprise seeing how tall our (once little) child is getting. Yet time marches on, our little kids grow up into […]

Liam & Mila

June 20, 2019