Category archives: personal

Italy, Part I

Italy, Part I
This past April my husband and I went to Italy for a long awaited vacation. What a beautiful country!! There were SO MANY images so I'm starting small, this is just a very different series I wanted to show in B&W with a few exceptions. My mister shot this of me, we really loved every single square inch of Venice..... *sigh* Our first[...]

A pair of sisters

A pair of sisters
Love these nieces, they are such troopers to brave the cold for my whimsical ideas on a spur-of-the-moment decision. They are used to me by now :) enjoy! They really do, truly and honestly love each other, and I love this photo! They know how to bring on the sass! this comes from 12 and 8 years of my camera in their faces ;) I love her laug[...]

My sister is having a baby!

My sister is having a baby!
This is my sister Rebekah, and I'm so happy about this post! She and her husband Brian had been trying to have a baby for a while. I never knew so much about how many women struggle to conceive until someone close to me went through it. Here is just a little part of their story.... Rebekah has one beautiful son, Benjamin, he is 9 years old here. Because of [...]

Rebekah is having a girl!!!

Rebekah is having a girl!!!
Oh my!! Not even sure how to start this one... My sister has a lovely boy, my nephew Ben, but she wanted more. She NEEDED more. Her husband Brian and she tried for a while but as it turns out, getting pregnant isn't as easy for them as it is for some others :( Well, I will talk more about that later, but for now; This miracle baby is on her way! I hope you enjoy these[...]

A Simple Love

62 years and going strong... At our wedding 2 years ago, they celebrated 60 years and in our card, encouraged us to match their 60. Lotta love for Grandpa and Grandma Shomsky. I hope you enjoy these photos and their story as much as I do! :)Mary met Ray at the CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) She was 21 and he was 20. "I didn't tell him I was older, since our birthda[...]

How to photograph a 2 year old – Detroit portrait photographer

This little angel is my niece, and you might remember seeing her from her 1-year-session. How sad that she is now in the "children" category! They do grow up fast, don't they? When my sister in law first asked about setting up a session, there was some talk about "she's everywhere these days, she will be a handful".  I suppose I could have stuck her in front of a[...]