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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Top Ten Finalists Announced!!!

Mom's Bliss

At Day's End

Once Upon a Dream

Sweet Cheeks

2008 and Beyond

A Part of Her

The Good Boy

I am a Dreamer

Sister Whispers

Kinetic Joy

A Big congratulations to the finalists. This was an incredibly tough process. I did more than 60 sessions last year and shot over 9000 images! I have favorites from every session, so narrowing it down to 10 was at times, excruciating! are the rules, they are easy peezy-
You can vote for your image once per day. Your friends, family, co-workers, just about anyone you know, can also vote once per day. NO hacking, bribing your neighbors (or me), or cheating of any kind allowed- play nice! :) Spread the word, the image with the most votes at 11:59 pm on February 15th will be crowned the Best of 2007. Now that is one cool title! See the previous post for details on prizes.

Congrats everyone, and GOOD LUCK!!!

Coming Soon- Best of 2007 Photo Contest!!!!!

I just want to give you a heads up- I have been fervently working to choose my top 10 favs from all of my sessions from 2007 which, I might add, is no easy task! I have literally thousands of images to go through to narrow it down to just 10. Then, I will post those ten and for those of you who end up in the top ten, you will have the opportunity to get as many people to vote for your image as possible. Here's the fun part- if yours wins the coveted Best of 2007 title, you will win a $50 gift certificate to Art to Go, Littleton's hip wearable art gallery. Buy yourself a pair of handmade earrings, some Dr. Hauschka's all organic makeup collection, or have your hair cut by Nick Arrojo trained Kate Goldsborough. (For those of you that don't know Nick you have to watch TLC's What Not To Wear.) In addition, you will receive a FREE 8x10 of the image, mounted on styrene for display on a picture stand, and of course for bragging rights. PLUS receive a FREE session fee for your next session which is currently $75. (Not transferrable) The winning image will also be featured on my business card and other marketing
pieces for 2008! Stay Tuned!!
This is one of my personal favs of 2007, but the subject belongs to me, so not eligible! :)

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Sneak Peek for the K Family

Congratulations K Family on the arrival of your third little "M"!

I love this one..doesn't big brother look SO serious?

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Sneak Peek - The Little Ones of the H Family

This little guy did not want his picture taken- every time I pointed my camera in his direction he hid his sweet face! I caught of few of those sparkly eyes though!!

And this is his beautiful big sister who took on her job as model for the day very seriously...this one LOVES the camera!!
I'll have a preview for you in a few days, Mom!

Monday, January 7, 2008

Sarah Groves..Tell Me What You Know

It's hard to find good music that moves me anymore, kwim? Maybe I am becoming less sensitive and a bit cynical at times....but this album got me. I wanted to share the lyrics to the one that sort of speaks of where I am most of the time.

lord ❈ i have a heavy burden of all i’ve seen and know ❈ it’s more than i can handle ❈ but your word is burning like a fire shut up in my bones ❈ and i can’t let it go ❈ and when i’m weary and overwrought ❈ with so many battles left unfought ❈ i think of paul and silas in the prison yard ❈ i hear their song of freedom rising to the stars ❈ and when the Saints go marching in ❈ i want to be one of them ❈ lord it’s all that i can’t carry and cannot leave behind ❈ it all can overwhelm me ❈ but when i think of all who’ve gone before and lived a faithful life ❈ their courage compels me ❈ and when i’m weary and overwrought ❈ with so many battles left unfought ❈ i think of paul and silas in the prison yard ❈ i hear their song of freedom rising to the stars ❈ i see the shepherd moses in the pharaohs court ❈ i hear his call for freedom for the people of the Lord ❈ chorus x2 ❈ i see the long quiet walk along the underground railroad ❈ i see the slave awakening to the value of her soul ❈ i see the young missionary and the angry spear ❈ i see his family returning with no trace of fear ❈ i see the long hard shadows of calcutta nights ❈ i see the sister standing by the dying man’s side ❈ i see the young girl huddled on the brothel floor ❈ i see the man with a passion come kicking down that door ❈ i see the man of sorrow and his long troubled road ❈ i see the world on his shoulders and my easy load ❈

Live powerfully
Finish Well