Monthly Archives: October 2017

Happy Halloween

Who is going to go first and knock on the door of this house?

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Monochrome(ish) Monday with La Catrina

Dia de Muertos begins tomorrow and ends on Thursday.  I would love to be La Catrina again this year but for tomorrow I will be dressing in line with the grandchildren.  Say a prayer for all those who have died … Continue reading

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Los Muertos y Los Tacos

A scene from a taco restaurant in St. Charles, Missouri with a very interesting wall mural that incorporated some of the history of Missouri along with a Mexican tradition.  I thought it was a good post subject as Halloween comes … Continue reading

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Sassafras and Maple

Sounds like the ingredients for some recipe but in this case it is actually about the respective tree leaves.  The leaves are still predominately green with only hints of autumn color.  We all know that certain maple trees give us … Continue reading

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A drive through Amish country

We went for a drive in the hopes of finding some nice fall foliage a couple of weekends ago in an area that made National Geographic’s 2014 top 10 list of great places to see autumn leaves in the world; … Continue reading

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During a photo session – Some tips

When doing portraits, unless your intent is for everything to be serious, there will be times when you may need to help relax your clients.  Everyone is concerned about how they look as in hair, makeup, clothing, their smile, an … Continue reading

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O – H

I – O!  I have a feeling this little one will be learning that soon enough 🙂  

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Something different

This weekend I did a different kind of photo shoot and now I’m in the depths of editing.  So what kind of shoot was it?  It was a maternity session!  First maternity shoot for me with first time parents to … Continue reading

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Photo Safari at The Wilds – American Bison

Bison, buffalo…the name is disputed by some.  Our tour guide informed us that when Europeans came to this country and saw these massive herds they called them buffalo after the only other types they had seen before.  They were nearly … Continue reading

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Photo Safari at The Wilds – Masai Giraffe

Giraffes are listed as a “vulnerable” species because of poaching and habitat destruction.  They are amazing to watch as they move so gracefully on those long legs.  And their necks?  They have the same number of neck vertebrae as we … Continue reading

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