I recently completed a seven day photography nature challenge on Facebook which was a bit out of my comfort zone. Nature? No people? Ok, challenge accepted! I didn’t take any new photos (bummer on my part) but I did pull out some old favorites for the challenge.

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The Jetty

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Daily Walk

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California

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Ah…Choo! Kidding:)

Flower Fields

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My Mind Wanders

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Hosp Grove

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Growth

I showed up a little early for our session and I’m so glad I did. I was able to just hang with them while they watched cartoons for a few minutes while everyone was still getting ready. These moments are my absolute favorite. The unscripted details added to the session.

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One of my resolutions this year is to take “candid” photos of my family with my camera and not just my phone. I have fallen in love with photography and it absolutely thrills me when clients tell me how much they love their photos. But when it came time to print photos for my wall, my inventory fell short. I had thousands (no joke) of iPhone photos but barely any taken with my Nikon. iPhone photos will do in a pinch… but…. when I own the gear, I might as well use it! This photo was taken months ago but every time I look at it, my heart softens. It will soon be in a frame on the wall where it belongs.

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