Sunday, July 29, 2018

To Infinity & Beyond | Family | El Paso, TX Photographer

This family. I mean, THIS family. They were sooooooo much fun to photograph!

This was their last photo op in El Paso, Texas. They were prepping to move to their next adventure and wanted to get portraits of the entire family before moving. The eldest will be staying here to continue her education.

 I thought they were moving to Florida or somewhere else where NASA had a huge presence... nope. They just LOVE "nerdy" stuff they said and enjoy space, astrology, etc. So what better than have a fun session with NASA shirts?!

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Creative & Colorful | Senior | El Paso, TX Photographer

 When this senior's momma told me she wanted something different and urban ... I knew exactly what to suggest. The graffiti walls near downtown El Paso. When they both agreed to the location, I was SUPER excited! Look how colorful the location is?!

 The Luchedor mask was my favorite spot by far. This young man has achieved a lot in just a few years. I can't wait to hear about what successes he achieves in the future!

 If you would like to book your senior portraits, contact me today!

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Sweet Reunion | Military Homecoming | Fort Bliss, TX Photographer

Momma contacted me months in advance to ensure she was able to catch (fingers crossed) the last deployment her family has to go through ever again. She explained that they've been lucky and haven't had to endure very many deployments and three of the children have never, until this moment, had to experience "dad being gone." 

The eldest daughter was very young while he was gone on another deployment. Momma is very thankful for not having to deal with many stressful single parenting deployments and she was extremely happy to have the day finally come where she could sigh a BIG sigh of relief with him back home.

The moment momma points out dad in the sea of uniforms <3


Daddy's girls. I love when I photograph children being reunited with their parents because they just STARE at them in awe. It truly is the best sight to see. They've waited so long that the reunion doesn't see real. And if they take their eyes of their parent, he/she will disappear. I mean, it's magical the sparkle of awe in their eyes.

Mother-in-laws are the best too. This gramma doesn't speak much English but she was at her daughter side many days to help out in whatever way she could. I mean, the family is duo-language, but El Paso is mainly Spanish ... not German. ;) So coming to a place that isn't your native language and emerge yourself into a culture that really is TWO cultures ... American and Mexican ... She's my hero. Mommas are the best aren't they??

Welcome home Soldier!

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