QUINN {Central Park, NYC}

Thank you, Quinn, for being the person that you are.  I am thankful to know you and amazed with your love for God, sweetness, and maturity that’s unusual for your age.  I’m beyond humbled that God gave us this time together.  I still can’t quite wrap my head around the reality that I captured you as a Princess in Central Park in New York City!  These photos serve as proof that our God has a sense of humor…and you are BEAUTIFUL!

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“People are like stained-glass windows.  They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


NYC {the city that truly never sleeps}

Last month,  I had an opportunity to travel to  NYC for work and pleasure.  I can’t tell you how much it blessed my heart to experience new things and being spoiled rotten by my little brother. :)  Love this city.  What you see here are images from Union Square, Central Park, the subway, and bits and pieces of the quaint neighborhood of Brooklyn.

P.S.  If you’re in Brooklyn, my favorite pick for a restaurant is Chavela’s!  Voted best 10 Mexican restaurants and I promise you won’t be disappointed!  And if you’re looking for a church to visit, I can’t say enough about The Brooklyn Tabernacle Church with Jim Cymbala as pastor. :)
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The Young Family

And just like that, they grew from a family of three to a family of four!   Stephen and Curcinda are some of the coolest people I know.  I photographed their wedding and now I get the privilege of documenting their growing little family.  I traveled far for these guys, but because I love them so much, it was totally worth it!

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“I sustain myself with the love of family.” ~ Maya Angelou

Congratulations, Young Family!  I love you guys!


Liam+Lily {Fifteen Months}

So I’m madly in love with twins Liam and Lily.  Seriously, when I’m around them, they naturally fill my heart with so much Joy!  And we don’t even do much.  Just observing them is beyond wonderful.  They are fifteen months now and it’s so much fun experiencing life through their eyes…being able to get a cookie out of a package all by yourself, discovering dirt and ants, walking around barefoot, sharing food, climbing up steps, feeling proud of little accomplishments, trying to figure out how to drink water with a straw…and the list goes on!  They are such a blessing and I love them so much!  I can’t imagine life without these little children. :)

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“I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words.  How wonderful life is while you’re in the world” ~ Elton John