Red Rock Canyon

This year I found myself spending 12 days in December in Las Vegas, Nevada. Desperately needing the fresh air and sunshine, I bought myself an annual pass and went to Red Rock twice all by myself. Looking forward to spending many more days in 2018 there exploring and doing more photography; would love to get a couple more hiking trails under my belt too. This place is truly amazing.

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Adventure is not outside man; it is within. – George Eliot

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Grace Brown {Senior}

When you get to do your senior pictures in NYC. Beautiful GRACE.

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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Plungis {Family}

Another year, another amazing portrait session for the Plungis family! We had a little adventure at Herrick Lake and it started raining right after we wrapped. A, A, X, and K…you have my freaking heart!

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“This. Is. Everything. All the hard work. Supporting of each other. Good times. Painful times. Times when you want to give up. When real life gets too real. When you see the worst in someone and they see the worst in you and you stand by each other anyway. When you see someone go through the pain of growing despite how easy it may seem to remain the same. This moment. This is what it’s all about.” ~ AP 11/07/17

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Scott {Family}

I adore the Scott family. The weather was getting cold on us this last week of October but we still managed to get beautiful images. So blessed to see these guys every portrait season since Charlotte was a little baby. :)

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“We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.”

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