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Have a beautiful Monday!

CONFESSIONS

Confessions Part One (Not like the song by Usher in case anyone was wondering)

I suck at blogging. I really do. BUT I really really want to be better! I have tried and failed at this whole blogging thing a time or two. It is just not something that comes naturally to me, which is really strange because most of the time I won’t shut up and just talk and talk.

A public forum where I can say whatever I want??

You would think I would jump at the opportunities! They are endless, the thing is, I have so many ideas. I am CONSTANTLY thinking of blog posts in my head. Even will go so far as composing them sometimes.. and then it all falls to the wayside. Somehow.

I want to be better!! I really, really, REALLY do! I have been going through a lot in my personal life this past year and while I can kinda sorta use that as an excuse I really just think I need to make a decision To.Be.Better.

So this is me. Deciding to be better. A resolution of sorts. A January 17th resolution because making resolutions at the beginning of the year is just sooo predictable. Or something.

I have lots of fun things in store for you dear readers, I have some great new recipes I plan on sharing, as well as some great articles like how to take better photos on your phone and what to wear for your family photos, oh plus obviously all of my photography sessions and much, much more!

Stay tuned and I predict you won’t be sorry!

The Barkers | Family Photographer, Eugene OR

I am so excited to share these photos of some very good friends of mine! I absolutely adore them and was so excited to finally be photographing their newest teeny tiny addition Zoey. It’s no surprise that little Zo is absolutely stunning because she has two gorgeous parents. I love when I do a session somewhere that has meaning to the clients so with this in mind we decided to head out to Cottage Grove to the home Nikki grew up in! The property was absolutely beautiful and exploding with tons of fall color! Here are a few of my favorite images from our fun morning!

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Miss Audrey|Eugene, OR|Childrens Photography

FINALLY catching up on some much needed blog posts! First in line is this adorable session I had with this cutie patootie! Her mom, Cassie, is a good friend of mine and I am so happy they’ve moved home! This sweet girl was one of the most mellow newborns I have ever photographed as she just did her thing and let me do mine. Two years later she wasn’t quite as mellow ( I mean she is two!) but she definitely still just did her thing and let me do mine. I had trouble choosing photos for this blog post because there were just so many great ones! Hope you enjoy a few photos from this fun day at the pumpkin patch!!
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{wordless wednesday}

Okay. I know I’m 22 minutes later. Probably more like 23 or 24 by the time this gets posted. But this sunset deserved a post. Although I guess it’s not really ‘wordless’ anymore either. Ah well. C’est la vie.

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This turned into this in about three minutes…

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….and yes if anyone is wondering I did pull over on the shoulder of the 5 to get these shots.

PROST! PORTLAND OKTOBERFEST 2013

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