April 5, 2016

My church is full of military families who regularly make the sacrifice to be separated for long periods of time to protect our freedoms and keep this country safe. The Blackburns are one such family that I am proud to call my friends. This sweet couple is the first word of encouragement, the first to step up and say yes, the first that come to mind when you want to invite people out to have a good time. I was so blessed to witness and photograph this special moment of Brian coming home after a sixth month stint in the Middle East. It had been their first deployment and therefore their very first homecoming. Lauren had survived a long six months of winter, with babies that were constantly sick, a first Christmas without Brian, and much more. The joy I witnessed in having him come home was indescribable. I hope to photograph many more of these special moments!

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April 5, 2016

My husband is an architect and designed this amazing productive work space in Sandy. He has been so excited about this space and I am so proud of the result, as is the owner. I was given the opportunity to take photos of the space as well as their Grand Opening. It was nice to do another commercial piece and to be able to show off my husband’s AMAZING skills! salt-272

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April 5, 2016

This baby has been long awaited, which made this session that much sweeter. Andy and Rachel put up with my shenanigans as we wandered around Ogden Botanical Gardens in the cold snow, snapping away with all of our ideas. Andy is huge into Ninja Turtles, so of course we needed to incorporate that as well as the Texas theme (if you are from Texas you can totally understand), and of course their fur baby! We joked and laughed our way through the 1.5 hour session and I cannot wait to photograph their baby boy in the next few months!
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