Last Days of Summer

Last Days of Summer

How do I get stress relief the last days of summer?

By grabbing my gear and heading into Joshua Tree National Park, where the streets have no name. Oh yes, and I have U2’s Joshua Tree album playing as well.

That’s exactly what I did earlier this week.  I was extremely frustrated with my computer and Microsoft’s Windows 8updates for bringing me an unrelenting supply of blue screens and I just…

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September is Family Portrait Month

September is Family Portrait Month

Celebrate Your Family … and Make the World a Better Place for Children

During September we’ll donate your $75 session fee to PPA Charities to benefit Dando Amor, a non-profit charity founded by photographers and dedicated to improving the lives of orphans living in deplorable conditions in Ecuador, Africa and Haiti.

Dando Amor means “giving love.” Give love to the orphans that Dando Amor…

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When words fail you

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Going Away to College Celebration | Yucca Valley Photographer

What do you do before going to college? Throw a party to celebrate your volleyball scholarship, of course!

Birthday Celebration in Joshua Tree

Birthday Celebration in Joshua Tree

I have been looking forward to this Birthday Celebration in Joshua Tree since January!

That’s when my client first commissioned me for this epic celebration. I mean, how often does your little sister turn the big 4-0?  And some of their bestest friends were going to be joining them for this once in a lifetime event.

I got even more excited when my client sent me the link to the vacation house…

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Published - Woman’s World Magazine

Published – Woman’s World Magazine

As an Introvert, I am usually not comfortable with bringing attention to myself.

But as a Business Owner I am realizing that self-promotion is a must in order to be successful.

So how did this all come about?

Well, I can tell you it was not something I sought out. In fact, I almost deleted the email when I first saw it in my email box back in April because I thought it was just another SPAM…

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Tribal Summer Fashion 2014

Tribal Summer Fashion 2014

One of this season’s hot trends can be found in bold colors and basic geometric shapes.

The tribal summer fashion wave can be found today in almost every type of adornment, from tee shirts to beaded jewelry, shoes to gowns, animal prints to safari jackets.  Shoot, even home decor is getting in on the tribal summer fashion wave. I don’t see this trend going away anytime soon. Do you?

The tribal…

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All Boy

Family’s all over the country are making their final preparations to celebrate Dad for Father’s Day this coming weekend.

It’s a bittersweet day for me. On one hand I love helping my son do something special for his Dad. And on the other hand my daughter never knew her father since he died when she was just an infant.  I also dearly miss my Father who passed away in 1999.

As I was looking…

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Congrats to the Class of 2014

Congrats Class of 2014 This is my message to all those in the Class of 2014. Yes, its a word search puzzle.