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On the slopes!
Monday, December 30, 2013

Love this fam!  Can you believe how big the twins are now? If you are blog followers you have watched them grow and I am always amazed at how much bigger and fun they are every time I see them!  We had a great time in the snow and…

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Baby it’s cold outside!
Monday, December 23, 2013

– But they kept it hot!  I met this couple at a wedding many years ago, and thought they were absolutely gorgeous then, when they called me about shooting their upcoming nuptials I was thrilled.   They were happy to cuddle and keep each other warm and toasty even…

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Winter Wonderland
Monday, December 23, 2013

Happy Holidays!!  This adorable family wanted to have a picture around their gorgeous Christmas tree,  after we got a cute one of all of the kids I couldn’t help but take the older ones outside to the winter wonderland, they were brave enough to weather the freezing temps for…

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A morning ride in Montana
Thursday, December 19, 2013

This is such a wonderful, fun family!   When mom asked me about a session with the horses I thought it sounded like a great adventure, especially when we had a special destination – a unique rock where there was a picture of Mom’s dad when he was a…

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Such a fun fam!
Monday, December 16, 2013

It is always wonderful to photograph a family when they are happy to be all together, they had such a great vibe and really enjoyed each other.  The fire pit in this pic is special as well, everyone designed a part of it then they had it handcrafted and…

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Loving the outdoors!
Thursday, December 12, 2013

Hard to believe it was so warm only a couple of weeks ago!  We had such a good time exploring their backyard, they showed me all of their favorite spots; trees, dinosaur tracks, caves, building rock towers with mom, it was quite the adventure.   I loved it!  And…

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Ready for Santa!
Monday, December 9, 2013

This little guy is soooo cute!!  He is all geared up and ready for his first Christmas.  I can’t believe he is 6 months already!  It seems like yesterday we were doing his newborn pics.  (see here)  Check out those baby blues and his little smile – adorable!!!

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Gorgeous Family!!
Saturday, December 7, 2013

Can you believe these warm sun kissed pics were shot just over a week ago!  Hard to imagine we were loving basking in 50 degree warmth and enjoying being outside.  It was wonderful!!!  I really look forward to seeing this family every year, it’s amazing how fast the girls…

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Shelby
Friday, December 6, 2013

It’s so fun when our past seniors come back. Gorgeous Shelby needed some head shots for auditions and we were happy to oblige.  I loved working with her a few years ago and she is still just as beautiful as ever!

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He’s getting so big!
Thursday, December 5, 2013

I can never believe how fast one year flies by when I do the “baby first year” plans.  I get so attached to these little guys and they grow up way too fast!  He is the most adorable little man.  We had done his newborn and 6 month sessions…

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Blake – Senior High
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Seems strange to be finishing up with the fab Class of 2014 seniors, the yearbook deadlines for the Billings area schools are so early, we shoot the majority of them in the summer and early fall, so Blake was one of the final guys.  I’m glad I had a…

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no doubt it’s Christmas at this house!
Monday, December 2, 2013

All out Christmas!!!  They don’t mess around when it comes to Christmas – they are all in.  I love going to their home – you can’t help but get into the Christmas spirit immediately.  You should see their front yard – incredible!  The little guys are so excited and…

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December is here!
Sunday, December 1, 2013

Love this family!  Not gonna lie –  they have me laughing the entire time I am shooting.  We’ve gotten to know each other really well and have become good friends over the last few years, since I first started working with them.  Can you believe how cute this little…

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got happy socks?
Saturday, November 30, 2013

I took pics of this family when the youngest was born and since then their only family pics have been on top of the ski mountain,  so I was thrilled when mom decided for her gift this year it was time to get some lovey dovey, playful shots.  We…

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Such a fun family!
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

I had a great time photographing this family, they were so fun to work with.  The hunting shot we did at the very end may be my favorite,  I love the personality,  the stance and look on the little girl’s face is priceless!  I asked them to grab hunting…

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Fall Wedding!
Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Check out this gorgeous couple!  They had such a beautiful fall wedding, they were so in love with each other, I love to see how couples balance each other out, everything was wonderful that day.  They were so happy in each others arms.  It was fabulous!

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Seems like just yesterday…..
Monday, November 25, 2013

we were doing his newborn pics in a Santa hat (seen here) and now he is one!!! Where does the time go?  Can you believe how much they change in one year? Now he is walking around being his adorable self, it’s crazy!!   Such a fun fan,…

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lots of love to go around!
Sunday, November 24, 2013

We had a good time during this extended family shoot!  This is one busy, lucky grandma, there were so many cousins to play and run around with, they are going to have a blast growing up together.  It was so fun watching them interact, even now the little guys…

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Family time!
Thursday, November 21, 2013

It’s true hanging out with your family is the best place to be!  I love this first image!

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KaeLee – Senior High
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

This gorgeous girl is a super athlete, she rocks at softball and basketball.  Besides being uber nice, she’s a straight A student and in the National Honor Society.  I’m totally impressed!!!  No doubt you have a bright future ahead KaeLee!

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Minis Continued…
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Can’t help but love these four smiles –  and the look on mom and dad’s faces in this family shot is simply the best.

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Minis Continued…
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

They are such a great mother son team and big Broncos fans!

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Minis Continued…
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

I’ve been photographing him since he was a newborn, I love to watch him grow.  He is so cute and has the sweetest personality!

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Minis Continued..
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

It’s always good times when Dad wears a Santa hat, such a good sport!  They were such a fun family!

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Minis Continued…
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

This is one good looking family!

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Fall Family of Five
Monday, November 18, 2013

It started out chilly and brisk then the sun decided to wrap us in its morning warmth and we were all smiles.  From then on out there was no stopping us, it was play time on a gorgeous fall day with this adorable family of five.

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Family Fun
Sunday, November 17, 2013

I have known mom but hadn’t had the pleasure of meeting her fab fam until this shoot, they were so fun!!!! Can you believe these beautiful kids!  Holy smokes!! Stunning!!!

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Welcome little one
Thursday, November 14, 2013

Isn’t this one of the most beautiful families?   I can’t get over how fabulous mom looks with a 1 month old – amazing!

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Do you recognize this family?
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

From the cover of this months Simply Family Magazine?  They decided to turn a cover shoot into a full family session, we had great afternoon!  I love that they ordered both the top and bottom of this first series in canvas to hang in their home, I think…

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I can’t wait to see how these look in their home!
Sunday, November 10, 2013

Such a great family!!  I have done minis with them for the past couple of years and loved watching their family grow.  Mom decided to book a full session this year, she wanted to be sure and get great shots of every combo to put together a custom wall…

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Kelly – Senior High
Monday, November 4, 2013

Hello Gorgeous!  This girl is stunning!!!! Hair flowing in the wind, what more could I ask for? She’s beautiful.  oh did I mention that she braved the rain too without a complaint – and just kept smiling – my kind of girl!

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Fall Minis – Chuck E Cheese?
Sunday, November 3, 2013

This little guy drove in from out of town and was one of the most happy, well behaved kids I have ever seen.  He told me that he got to go to Chuck E Cheese after he was done taking pictures if he did a good job, you have…

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Fall Minis – Cute fam!
Sunday, November 3, 2013

Cristina is one of my fabulous make up artists at the studio and I adore her, I was so excited to finally meet the rest of her family.  They are just as fab as I imagined!!

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Fall Minis – On the move!
Friday, November 1, 2013

This little gal was on the move and ready to go – it has been so fun watching her grow since a tinsy babe.  She has such a fun, cute personality and is up for anything and full of smiles!

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Fall Minis – kisses for mom
Friday, November 1, 2013

This gorgeous mom was so fun and easy going you could tell she loved being with her kids and that they had a good time together joking around and enjoying one another!

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Time to book  – Christmas minis at Gainan’s !!
Thursday, October 31, 2013

I had to show you another adorable set for Gainan’s minis this year.  I can’t wait for you to see their amazing dream house that they will be unveiling this weekend you have to stop by and see it!  This pic is at the front – so cute!!  How…

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Fall minis – ninja moves?
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

I photographed these guys a couple of years ago – holy smokes how much they have changed, they don’t look like little kiddos anymore!  I think mom is going to have a gorgeous teen on her hands!  They were being so nice, I had to get them to show…

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Fall Minis – Do you recognize these boys?
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

They were the cute twins on the cover of Simply Family Magazine a couple of years ago.  It was great to see them again and to spend some time with their family.  They were so fun, full of energy and ready to show me their superhero moves, pretty sweet!

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Fall minis – Is there anything cuter? –
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

than a bowtie on a little boy?  I think not. Great family!

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Fall Minis – Darling girls!
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Look how adorable these girls are! Not to mention the good looking couple :)  Isn’t that 2.5 month old baby smile the best? Love this fam!

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It’s that time….Holiday Cards are here!!!
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Yippee they are here!  I love how they turned out this year!   You will be the talk of all of your friends and family when you they receive these gorgeous cards!  Please let us know asap if you would like to order cards from any previous sessions this…

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Fall minis – Love these kiddos!
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Are they not the sweetest?  They jumped out of the car with big hugs for me, excited and ready to have fun- gotta love them!  I have loved watching them grow, they are fabulous!!!

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Fall Minis – Loves to dad
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

She is a definite mama’s girl but when she went to dad I got this – Dad pics get me every time – when I shot this top image I knew immediately it was magic, I love her little hand on his face.   I have been photographing this…

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Shania – Skyview High
Monday, October 28, 2013

Shania is stunning!  need I say more?  She wanted to wear her cozy sweater since fall/winter is her favorite time of year, she loves being all snuggly, she is an easy going – go with the flow gal.  It was great hanging out and getting to know her!

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High kicks = fun times
Sunday, October 27, 2013

Can you believe this little dudes high kicks in the bottom pic? – he is pretty amazing!  SO much fun with a hot mama and her cute kiddos romping around downtown sharing the love.

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Thank you for awarding us 2013 Reader’s Choice Best of Billings!
Sunday, October 27, 2013

Thank you! We really do have the best clients ever!!  Thank you for voting and supporting us over the years, we were so excited to win for the third year in a row.  It is all about our clients and providing them the best experience possible with art they…

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Family time
Friday, October 25, 2013

I shot Alex’s senior pics and loved hanging out with him and his mom so I was so excited when it was time to meet and work with the whole family.  They were exactly what I imagined.  We had a great time, they were patient while we waited for…

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Emma – Senior High
Thursday, October 24, 2013

Emma is a fabulous twin.  I just blogged her sister Katie above.  I wanted to blog them separately since they are obviously their own unique person but had to mention their cool twin thing because how awesome would that be?  I think being a twin would be a riot,…

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Katie – Senior High
Thursday, October 24, 2013

Katie is such a great girl, so sweet, an avid reader with killer blue eyes, (I’m totally jealous) and a huge lover of bread.  When she mentioned that she adored bread of course we had to shoot at a bakery, I had never done that before and am always…

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An intimate wedding by the river
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

This was such a beautiful ceremony!  Marni and Jim were married by the gorgeous river right outside of their cabin in the Montana wilderness.  It was breathtaking!  It was a relaxed intimate gathering with just a few friends and family members.  The sun was shimmering off of the rushing…

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All boys in the house – (and a happy mom :) )
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

I took Luke’s senior pics last year and got to know his mom and dad a little bit during that process.  I thought they were fantastic people.  Mom kept hinting during the senior ordering meeting how much she would love family pics, they hadn’t done one forever, if at…

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Kenzie – Senior High
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Kenzie was super quiet at first – but so funny!  I loved getting to know her, she is such a sweetie with a contagious smile.  Thanks for spending the morning with me!!

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Jamie – Skyview High
Monday, October 21, 2013

Really who looks like this when they are a senior?  Jamie came in all shy while she was with the makeup artist and while we were going through her fabulous wardrobe options and then during the first couple of shots, as soon as I showed her one in camera…

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Korrin – West High
Monday, October 21, 2013

Korrin is such a nice girl.  We wanted to incoporate the things that she loved into her session including music, books, and the gorgeous land that she has been lucky to grow up on.  She is kind and has the most gorgeous eyes ever!

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Austin + Danielle
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

I loved this couple!  We had such an amazing time during their engagement shoot (see it here – one of my favs – jaw droppping gorgeous scenery )  I was so excited for their wedding day.  They totally impressed me, and now I love them even more if…

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So sweet!
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Check out this little guy and his gorgeous eyes? Look at his beautiful mama, he comes by it honestly!  I shot her senior pics years ago and remember being in awe of her eyes and that lucky little babe now has them.  So sweet!

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Gabby – Senior High
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Seriously gorgeous girl!  She is tall and fabulous and has no idea how beautiful she is – those are my favorite kind :)  They come to the shoot nervous, let’s all admit it, it can be totally nerve wracking standing in front of the camera by yourself if you…

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The hunt is over…..
Monday, October 14, 2013

So much fun with this couple, they met while he was serving in the Air Force in Alaska, they fell in love and he brought her back to good ol’ Montana.  They love hunting and everything outdoors.  I can’t wait for their wedding this winter!

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Sneak peek of Gainan’s Minis
Monday, October 14, 2013

The fall leaf minis were so wonderful this weekend, the weather was gorgeous and everyone rocked it!  I can’t wait for the Gainan’s minis coming soon –  call Amanda at the studio 671.4371 for your spot on November 7 or 8th. This is just a peek of one of…

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Sydney – Senior High
Sunday, October 13, 2013

I had been looking forward to Sydney’s shoot forever.   I worked with her sister a couple of years ago and loved their family then.  I did business headshots for mom and talked with her about Sydney and her fabulous personality and what we might want to do for…

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Simply Family Amazing Teen – Tristan
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Tristan is a pretty amazing, ambitious senior!  It is no wonder that he was chosen as the Simply Family’s Amazing Teen this year,  you can read about him here.  He has been working hard to acheive his goal of attending West Point after High school (he should know…

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Love them!!!
Tuesday, October 8, 2013

I have worked with this family since before the littlest was born and I am in love.  I can’t believe how big they are now!  It is so fun to watch them grow!  They are adorable!!

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all the way from Martha’s Vineyard…..
Monday, October 7, 2013

Grandma wanted to be sure and get great images of her grandson visiting from back east and who could blame her?  Oh my gosh is he not the cutest thing ever?  He just turned one and is adorable! Those blue eyes melt your heart, he had the sweetest personality,…

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Amber  – West
Sunday, October 6, 2013

So much fun with this girlie! She came with a fantastic wardrobe and hippos of various shapes and sizes for me to choose from to shoot with from her world travels.  I would love to just sit and chat one day this girl has had some amazing experiences!  She…

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Fall Family fun!
Saturday, October 5, 2013

We booked this shoot months in advance so I had been looking forward to this session for quite awhile.  Mom told me I had photographed a lot of her friends so I was super excited to get to know their family.  The boys were so fun!  We hiked around…

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Alex – Central
Saturday, October 5, 2013

Alex was great, gotta love him.  Let’s face it – most guys are never excited about senior pics they are only doing it to appease their mom but after they realize it’s not going to be torture and we get to know each other and joke around we have…

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can you believe she is one!?!
Friday, October 4, 2013

I can’t believe how fast time flies!  Seriously it seems like yesterday we were doing her newborn pics seen here and now she is a bouncing one year old going as fast as she can to keep up with her brothers.  She has gorgeous baby blue eyes and those…

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Jordan – West
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

This beautiful brown eyed girl was so nice and excited to do senior pics, she loved working the camera.  We had a great time together!

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JR – West
Monday, September 30, 2013

JR loves his pup, is a state wrestler and has an amazing classic car, I was so glad we were able to capture a lot of his interests.  He is a great guy!  

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Sierra – West
Friday, September 27, 2013

Sierra moved from Florida so she had to represent some Gator colors in at least one shot right?  We had fun playing and shooting until the sun went down.  This hottie loves; her adorable pug, cowboy boots and her fab truck!  We managed to get all of those in…

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Nolan – Central
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Nolan is a great guy, I loved getting to know him.  One of his biggest passions (aside from professional Seattle teams)  is soccer, we happened to be shooting at the same time as the Central girls soccer practice, so of course we had to take advantage of that. :)…

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Madison – Skyview
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Madison has mad skills!  She plays multiple instruments, is crazy smart, gorgeous, and nice  –  what a fantastic girl!!!  She wants to be a cardiothoracic surgeon.  I was totally impressed. I have no doubt, Madison will have a stellar senior year I can’t wait to see what her future holds….

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Fall minis are here!!!
Monday, September 23, 2013

Call the studio asap at 671.4371 to secure your spot!!  They are already going fast and we hadn’t even announced it yet!  We have a couple of different options – Oct. 12th in the gorgeous fall leaves at Riverfront Park and then for the more festive Christmas look in…

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on the wall
Sunday, September 22, 2013

It makes my heart happy when I get to see the finished product up in my clients homes.  I was so excited when I received this pic with a fabulous message saying he would be happy to do a testimonial for us if we ever wanted to have one…

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Jeff + Kendra = True Love
Thursday, September 19, 2013

This wedding was fabulousness (if there is such a word).  I loved this couple when we did their engagement pics last winter see them here, she is hilarious and quick witted, he is chill and go with the flow, they are perfectly balanced and a great team.  They…

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Braydon – West
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Braydon was super impressive!  His gymnastic skills blew me away, I always love when seniors have a passion that I haven’t shot before.   He loves the gym, flying airplanes, and percussion.  Braydon was part of the cousin group that I referred to in an earlier post, they were…

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good times with the fam on the river
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

This family was great, I love meeting and getting to know new families.  Often they come through a referral, I have worked with one of their friends so I’m excited to spend time with them and have no doubt they will be fun too.  We caught frogs, ran, splashed,…

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Finn!
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

We were so happy to have Finn here in the studio since he made his debut at 32 weeks and had to stay in NICU for quite awhile.  We shot his maternity pics just in time and were so thankful for his safe arrival!   So even though his…

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Brianna – West
Monday, September 16, 2013

Here she is!  She is such a great girl, Brianna is a little on the quiet side but her smile could light up the world she is so sweet and easy going!  Thanks Brianna for spending some time with me, you are beautiful!

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The B Family
Sunday, September 15, 2013

So…..I did fall in love with this family over two weeks, I started to feel like one of them.  It all began with Braden’s senior pics in Flathead, then the following week we took their family pics all before Kendra’s wedding the following Saturday.  Wait until you see…

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Rachael  – West
Friday, September 13, 2013

I met Rachael when she came along on a friends senior shoot last year so it was fun to have her be in front of the camera this time around.  She loves softball and long boarding and anything outdoors.  We had fun running around Billings, I had a feeling…

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Welcome baby Sail
Thursday, September 12, 2013

I think this one of the cutest nurseries ever, such great attention to detail and I think they did it all themselves.  Pretty impressive!  He is a cute little guy!

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Braden – West High
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
It all started at….
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Bucks Bar with some friends sneakily getting them together and look where it ended up.  True love!!! Ciara and Jason are perfect together, they were so great to work with, we had some fun downtown then ran out to their family ranch and tried to chase light – no…

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THANK YOU!!
Monday, September 9, 2013

Thank you, Thank you to all of those that so generously donated and/or joined us at  Ty’s Hemophilia walk in Bozeman this weekend it was a smashing success!  We exceeded our goal which is HUGE for our little chapter, with this funds we will be able to continue family…

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Laura – West
Friday, September 6, 2013
Zach – West
Friday, September 6, 2013

I loved meeeting and working with Zach since I shot his brother a couple of years earlier, it’s always fun to work with siblings since I already know the parents but the seniors are obviously individuals.  Zach was great, he had great wardrobe and rocked his shoot.  I can’t…

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It seems like…
Thursday, September 5, 2013

I have known this family forever.  I have had the pleasure of taking Eryn and Jordan’s senior pics within the last few years and now they are both in college!  Crazy how fast time flies.  We thought it would be fun to take a family pic right before Eryn…

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Ty’s walk is this weekend!!
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

It’s true – I’m kind of wrapped around this guy’s little finger – but I can’t help myself, I don’t know if part of it is because he has medical stuff so that makes me extra mushy or if it would be like that anyway since he is the…

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Taylor – West
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Taylor is such a fun girl!  She has such great energy!  We had a wonderful afternoon together and no need to mention that the camera obviously LOVES her!!!  Taylor has such a contagious smile, I am lucky I got to know her.  Have a fabulous senior year Taylor!!!

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Love is in the air!!
Friday, August 30, 2013

I had so much fun with Jesse and Jen on their engagement shoot! It was nice to see that Griz and Cat alums can get along and that a house divided can come together and be lovey dovey :).  We had to work in the passion for everything outdoors…

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Devan – West
Thursday, August 29, 2013

How do I get to work with the nicest girls ever?  I am so lucky!  Devan was so sweet!  I love this jumping pic – it is one of my favorites, I think this was the first take,  she is a jumping pro, usually you have to take quite…

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Derek – West
Thursday, August 29, 2013

Derek was great to work with –  a go with the flow, easy going kind of guy.  We had a fab morning, thanks Derek!

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Family FUN!
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

I had the pleasure of meeting Kelly and the girls on an ice cream date with a mutual friend prior to our session so I knew we would have a blast when the session time rolled around.  She was nervous about exactly what to do, we talked about letting…

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Connor – Shepherd High
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

It’s about time we show some senior boys on the blog and he’s a boy’s boy if there ever was one, when I asked his mom what Connor was into, it was hunting, dirt bikes, rugby and anything outdoors.  It just so happens that I worked with his two…

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Elli – West High
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Is she not crazy gorgeous?  I love her contagious smile, Elli is so sweet and beautiful, it was wonderful getting to know her!  Thanks for a fabulous afternoon Elli!!!

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Welcome baby Anna
Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Check out the newest addition to one of my favorite families.  It seems like just yesterday we were taking Kate’s newborn pics and now she is a big sister!  It’s hard to believe how fast time flies by.  Anna was so easy going and mellow I can’t wait to…

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Baylee – Central
Monday, August 19, 2013

LOVE this girl!  She is one of my fabulous Class of 2014 Senior Models for JGP.  I have adored her since I photographed her family years ago and knew I would want her down the road to be one of my senior models, she was so sweet  I had…

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Fab Fam!
Friday, August 16, 2013

I really do get to work with the best families ever!   I am totally impressed with the people that I get to meet and come to know.  I first worked with Dad on a commercial shoot for his dental practice, he was really nice, but I thought he…

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Jessica – Laurel
Friday, August 16, 2013

What a great girl!  Jessica is so spunky, vibrant and up for anything.  Did you know she is an award winning clogger too?  Fun times were had on this shoot!

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Taylor – West
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

I’m pretty sure Taylor doesn’t have any idea how gorgeous she is, she is stunning.  She is nice, humble and totally sporty too – softball star!  Pretty much the whole package.  Loved her!

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Dustin + Kristyn
Monday, August 12, 2013

Loving my couples this summer!  Kristyn and Dustin were so head over heels for each other, they were totally smitten, it was so great to hear their love story about how they connected during our first meeting.  They checked into each other from afar, then went back and forth…

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Baby Scarlett
Sunday, August 11, 2013

First of all – I love the name – Scarlett, how pretty, and isn’t she gorgeous?  She was the sweetest thing, with constant little smiles for me all morning.  Of course I couldn’t leave out the girls, you may remember them kissing in the leaves last fall with big…

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McKenzie – Laurel
Saturday, August 10, 2013

Isn’t she adorable!!  I loved getting to know McKenzie, she is pretty fab!   Thanks for the great session!  I love my senior girls this year!       I’m so spoiled!

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Michael – West High
Thursday, August 8, 2013

I knew he must be pretty fabulous when his mom asked if he could bring his girlfriend along and told me who she was – only one of the sweetest girls ever – that lucky guy!!  So of course I had to like him immediately.  I had a blast…

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Ashley – West High
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

I’m not going to lie – I am a little biased about Ashley since she is helping with my kiddos this summer – so there is a major love fest going on already with her.  I would use every possible good adjective to describe this girl.  My kids adore…

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Reader’s Choice Awards
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

I am honored to be nominated for the 2013 Readers Choice Awards this year in two categories, Best Children’s Portrait Studio and Best Photographer, I have been lucky enough to win the past two years and would love to have your support this time around.  These awards mean so…

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got mustache?
Monday, August 5, 2013

I love working and playing with this great family. They are so much fun!  We wanted to do something that showed their playful side and thought mustaches would be a fun way to do it.  We got fabulous senior pics of Kelsie last summer (see them here) but…

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Welcome to the World Baby RJ
Sunday, August 4, 2013

I had to show you the fun before and after RJ’s arrival.  Cindy had always wanted shots in their backyard where the kids constantly played, so we decided that it would be the perfect setting for a session with the family before the new addition.  After waiting out a…

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Who’s in to help Ty’s Crew and enter to win a FREE Fall Mini??  JGP is matching every dollar donated!!!
Friday, August 2, 2013

I’m sure you have heard me mention before that my little guy has medical issues, he has a bleeding disorder called hemophilia, this disease does not allow his blood to clot normally which can lead to many complications, especially with joint or head injuries.  Luckily we had him tested…

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Bobbi – Senior High
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
There is something…..
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

How fun is a fam with twins?  Gotta love it!  We had a blast playing and running around, but ….there is something about this first picture that melts my heart, as soon as I shot it I knew this would be one of my all time favorites.  She is…

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Did you see the cover this month?
Friday, July 26, 2013

Did you see the cover of Simply Family Magazine this month?  These cowgirls were adorable!!! They were so sweet and so fun to work with!  I love my job!

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Hello there little one!
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Isn’t  she the sweetest?  Ready to take on the world with a smile!

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Mackenzie – Central
Sunday, July 21, 2013

Mackenzie was so fun, nervous at first, then once she saw the back of the camera after a few shots and saw how gorgoeus she really looked she worked it and had a blast.  She was so easy going and laid back.  She loves to golf and play the…

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Twins and other cuties!
Friday, July 19, 2013

I loved this family!  I was so excited when mom called and told me that the twins were here and she wanted to capture all of the kiddos together.  They were some of the cutest ever, they are from the South  and have accents that melt your heart.  I…

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Kiara – Senior High
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Kiara is so beautiful inside and out.  She is one of my fabulous senior models for Jana Graham Photography, talk to her to get the scoop and take advantage of a special deal.  You may have noticed her gorgeous shot in the window of Apricot Lane last month….

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Gerber Baby or Gap ad?
Thursday, July 11, 2013

Ok – is he not one of the cutest babies you have ever seen?  Those eyes are amazing, and his little cherub cheeks and lips!  He was adorable as a newborn, but  6 months – wow I can’t wait to see him again for his 1 year!

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Rachael – Senior
Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Rachael is such a great girl with a huge heart.  I loved getting to know her! She is up for anything, including swinging over a river and holding a random baby chicken just for fun!  She is involved in an organization called UnitedLuv that raises money to donate…

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Casey – Central
Monday, July 8, 2013

This shoot was fabulous!!  I love doing new things and I have never shot a drag racing girl! She was amazing, I loved her story about how in third grade they came back from Christmas break and the class was talking about what they got for Christmas, all of…

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Hadlee is 1!
Sunday, July 7, 2013

Awww little adorable Hadlee!  I can’t believe it has been a year since her newborn shoot – time flies!!! (see it here)  She has the sweetest personality, she was perfection for her custom mini session, she smiled the entire time!  We had a blast!  I can’t wait to…

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Joey – Central
Sunday, July 7, 2013

I always love working with repeat families, I photographed Joey’s older brother Max a couple of years ago so it was great to get to know Joey and see Mom again.  He was fabulous – a natural, he got in front of the camera and did his thing without…

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Haley – West High
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Stunning!!! What else can I say about this gorgeous girl!  Haley is one of my senior models for 2014 and she is beautiful inside and out.  I loved working with her!  She was so fun and relaxed, her natural beauty and fab personality shone through.  Who looks like this…

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Daxtyn is one!!
Friday, June 28, 2013

Can you believe this little guy is one, I know I say this every time but it goes so fast!!!  Here he is at 6 months (see here) and again as a new babe (see here).  I love getting to see them during that first year with…

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Angelica – Senior High
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

LOVE her – Angelica is one of my fabulous senior models for the class of 2014.  I got to work with her a few months ago for her JGP model mini shoot and had a blast – I couldn’t wait for her “real” session.  She is so beautiful and…

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Chandler – Central
Monday, June 24, 2013

The first senior boy of the season reminded me how much I love working with guys – don’t get me wrong girls are a blast with all of the fun makeup and accessories, but guys are so easy going.  I shot his older sister a couple of years ago…

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Jade – West High
Sunday, June 23, 2013

Really?  Who looks like this when they are a senior?  Stunning!!  As soon as we were done with makeup she got out and rocked the first shot and I knew it would be a good morning!  She was a trooper, we got caught in the crazy storm that snapped…

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Baby Gunnar
Sunday, June 23, 2013

Newborn sessions definitely get me my baby fix, I love when babies come in, they are so tiny and new to this world and I get to spend time cuddling them, it’s pretty much perfect.  Gunnar was the sweetest babe, they came in for their ordering session today and…

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Tess – West High
Saturday, June 22, 2013

Tess is gorgeous inside and out!  We had so much fun running around to all of the different locations!  She is fabulous!  This first image may be one of my all time favorites, maybe because I grew up in Cali and she looks like she should be in a…

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Maddie – Senior High
Friday, June 21, 2013

Here she is – Maddie, the first official senior session for the class of 2014!  I have shot quite a few since last week, all of the seniors so far have been fabulous!  Stay tuned the next few days and I will try and get caught up so you…

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Country Boy meets City Girl
Thursday, June 20, 2013

I loved Danielle and Austin from the moment I met them.  They have such a great chemistry, and they adore each other!   Danielle grew up in California and Austin grew up on a ranch near Red Lodge they met at a rodeo in town and played a game…

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Check out this special Family!
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

This family was great to work with, mom was over the moon excited!   Grandma actually gifted them this session with a collection for Christmas, it was the perfect gift.  Mom was totally nervous and kept telling me how hard her three year old was to photograph they had…

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Happy Father’s Day!! (One of my favorite images ever)
Sunday, June 16, 2013

Happy Father’s Day to all of those amazing fathers out there. This is one of my favorite images of all time, I took it a couple of months ago when our soldiers came home. I was dying to share it with you but had to wait until it was…

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Pennsylvania cousins!
Friday, June 14, 2013

It was so fun to work with these little guys!  Fun Fact: these cute kiddo’s moms are twins, they live in Pennslyvania and are growing up together so they are really close. They came all the way here to visit family.  I have grown to love to their extended family…

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Baby on the way!
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Soon one of my favorite families will become a family of four, they wanted to be sure and get pics of their family as they are before a new little babe joins in the fun.  It seems like just yesterday we were taking Kate’s newborn pictures and now she…

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Michael & Paige tie the knot!
Monday, June 10, 2013

It was an amazing day in gorgoues green Sheridan!  I got to know Michael and Paige while doing their engagement pics (seen here) and had been anticipating their big day, I had no doubt it would be beautiful.  They were high school sweethearts and have been together 10+…

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Baby Jack
Monday, June 3, 2013

Baby Jack was so sweet not to mention fortunate to come to a family with two big sisters that are fun and full of personality to show him the ropes.  He is sure to be a little sportsman with a dad that loves baseball and golf.  Congrats on your…

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All of the Family!
Friday, May 31, 2013

Here they are – all of the family.  Michele and Bob came back into town for a wedding celebration and decided to take advantage of everyone being together by doing an extended family session.  It was so fun to meet everyone and see all of them together!

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Look who is 6 months!!
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Isn’t he the cutest ever?  He’s changed so much since his newborn pics rockin’ the santa hat. (see here) I just wanted to give him squeezes the whole session!  So sweet!!!  And check out how great mom looks!! Geez!!

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Kennley is One!
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Wow –  this year has flown by!  I can’t believe that Kennley is one and walking around, it seems like just yesterday we were taking her newborn pics! (see here)  She is so adorable and full of personality!  Those blue eyes are crazy gorgeous and she has a…

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Congrats to the Class of 2013!!!
Friday, May 24, 2013

Congrats to the amazing class of 2013!  It was so fun to get to know all of you, thanks for showing me who you really are, I can’t wait to see what your bright future holds!

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Look who came down the hall to visit us in the studio!
Thursday, May 23, 2013

Congrats Brosovich family on your new addition!  When Matt brought her by I melted and had to put everything down and steal her for a few minutes for cuddles and pics.  She is soooo sweet!!  I can’t even imagine how in love his kids must be, if I brought…

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The happiest mommy to be – ever!
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

It was such an honor when Katie chose me to capture this time in their lives, especially after she told me their story and I knew how important these images were to her.  She gave me permission to share her story, “if I can give someone hope that is…

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Such cute kids!!
Sunday, May 19, 2013

Have I mentioned lately how much I love my job?  Look at the cute kiddos I get to work with!!!

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Family Fun!
Friday, May 17, 2013
Don’t Miss out – Pick it up!
Monday, May 13, 2013

Head on over to Apricot Lane Boutique, find a fabulous outfit, and grab a $50 off savings card for your custom senior session with Jana Graham Photography!    Call asap to schedule, summer sessions are booking crazy fast!  Can’t wait to work with you!!

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Spring Minis 2013
Monday, May 6, 2013

I love spring minis, this year was especially wonderful,  it was the first time I wasn’t panicking when I woke up to gray, sprinkling skies.  We held minis at Gainan’s Garden Center in the Heights, it was fabulous.  The gorgeous hanging baskets filled the ceiling of the greenhouse…

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Had to share a quick peek from the first wedding of the season!!!
Monday, April 29, 2013

I just got back into town from the first wedding of the season, that happened to be out of state.  Spring was in full bloom, it was gorgeous.  Angelica was so blissfully happy and beautiful I couldn’t help but share a quick peek.   I traveled to take her…

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Love is in the air – Outtakes from Gainan’s Commercial shoot
Thursday, April 25, 2013

I’m sure you have seen this billboard all over town.  I do quite a bit of commercial work but never blog it for fear of taking the element of surprise out of someones marketing campaign, I don’t usually know exactly how the images will be used unless we are…

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Happy Birthday Avery!
Monday, April 15, 2013

Avery is turning one!!! She was the sweetest newborn and a perfect Santa and now here she is diving into her little birthday cupcake. I feel like a proud mom, I love getting to know these babies over their first year!  She was not shy about that…

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Little Miss Lauren
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Is she not one of the cutest babies you have ever seen?  I was so excited to see her for her 6 month session.  She is ADORABLE!  I know I saw this every time – but it is crazy how fast these little babes grow and change, it seems…

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Spring Minis!!!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

I can’t wait for these spring minis on May 4th!  They are totally different than what I’ve done before, I wanted to do something fabulous at the Gainans Garden Center in the Heights when all of their hanging baskets and flowers are in full bloom right before Mother’s Day,…

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Baby x 2
Monday, April 8, 2013

Two adorable little babes – no problem, Kerri is the most relaxed mom of twins I have ever seen, she was so go with the flow.  We had worked with her before, we shot her little guy’s newborn pics just 2 years ago so she knew what to expect,…

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Check out the final 2 senior models!
Thursday, April 4, 2013

These girls are GORGEOUS!!! I mean amazing – really  – who looks like this when they are in high school?  The fabulous thing about them is they are beautiful on the inside too!  I know – totally cheesy to say, but they were so fun to work with, super…

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Thank you for your sacrifice!!
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Richele called me about photographing her husband’s return, he had been deployed overseas for 1 year.  She didn’t know the exact date or time, the military would contact her as it got closer.  I got an excited call from her a couple of weeks before and we coordinated where…

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Sneak Peek of the 2014 Senior Models!!!
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

I got to shoot a few of our 2014 Senior Models this afternoon, and couldn’t wait to show you a sneak peek of these gorgeous girls!  I wanted them to have a little taste of what the Jana Graham Photography Senior Experience was all about.  They were so much…

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Almost as exciting as….
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

doing a cartwheel at Disneyland!  I can’t believe it  – this is the biggest sale ever, I totally have spring fever!!! For 48 hours only – contact us to schedule your session and shoot before May 1st.  We must hear from you, whether you leave a message, shoot us…

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JR + Amy = Happy times
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Amy is one of my dearest friends. We met when our oldest daughters were in preschool together, that seems like ages ago!  She is one of the kindest people I know, always thinking of others and ready to lend a helping hand at any time.  I was so thrilled…

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KC + Crystal
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Check out this gorgeous couple!  I loved working with them, they adore each other.  They are getting married in Colorado this summer and already had their wedding pics arranged but just moved into town and needed engagement pics and save the dates.  I was so happy they contacted me,…

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Happy Birthday Alex!!!
Monday, February 25, 2013

It’s been so fabulous photographing Alex this past year.  She is one of the most adorable, easy going babies ever!!! I can’t believe she is one already, I have no doubt she is going to be a wonderful little girl!  I can’t wait to watch her grow, she has…

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Bella Bean
Friday, February 8, 2013

Love this baby, she is sooooo sweet and smiley, 6 months goes by so fast!  Check out her newborn pics here I lalalalLOVE this family!!

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the proposal!
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

This was fantastic!  Amanda is my wonderful, kind, sweet, uber hot studio manager.  I was thrilled when Eli called me about a surprise proposal, he wanted to propose on their 5 years of dating anniversary, and wanted me to capture it since she is obsessed with pics.  We decided…

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Hadlee
Monday, January 28, 2013

How adorable is she!!!!  Check out her newborn pics here.

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Baby Amelia
Thursday, January 24, 2013
all together
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Sharing one of my favorite families, I have photographed a wedding, newborn, family and senior pics with them I am always happy when we get to play.  The kids gave grandma the perfect Christmas gift – a session with all of them together.  Timing was a bit tricky with…

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Bright Happy kiddos
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

We were going to just photograph the kids –  then decided to pop mom in for one at the last minute – so glad that we did, it’s one of my favorites.  Often there is one particular image from a session that speaks to me, like this first picture…

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Jeff + Kendra
Friday, January 18, 2013
all together
Thursday, January 17, 2013

Its always great when extended families can gather and create some memories, there’s nothing like a little photo session to get the fun started.  This family lives all over the country so it was a big deal when they got together to share the holidays.  It was wonderful to…

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Isn’t she the cutest thing?
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

She is so fun, and adorable, that’s a killer combo!

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anywhere but there…..
Tuesday, January 15, 2013

I have worked with this family for years so I was dying when we were doing some snow fight pics, I told them to throw a snow ball at me, hit any part of me but don’t aim for the camera, that would be bad.  I think it only…

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Cover girl and her sibs
Friday, January 11, 2013

You may recognize one of these gorgeous girls from the cover of Simply Family magazine this month.  I have been photographing their family for years and always thought she would make the perfect cover girl, so when a cute elementary school girl was needed I had no doubt she…

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In the rims
Thursday, January 10, 2013

This was my first time working with this fab family – I can’t wait to watch them grow – (one of my favorite things about my job!)  The kids were so fun and playful with each other, they couldn’t believe I made them kiss their sister but I love…

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The most active family ever
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

I think I have met the most active family in the world.  Mom and dad are both runners, bikers, triathletes, and they own Gym Jay  here in town.  They spend tons of time on the mountains in the winter and are always on the move, seemed fitting to…

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baby time!
Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Loving all of these newborns!  This little guy wished you a Merry Christmas in this post but I couldn’t go without letting you see a bit more from his session.  He was the sweetest little guy and so lucky to have such a fabulous family.  Mom is uber nice…

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Jordan
Thursday, January 3, 2013

It’s obvious to see after this shoot why I would love photographing seniors and letting them do their thing, and show what they are passionate about.  Jordan is a stellar bike rider, he is even sponsored, check out his tricks, I learned a lot of new bike vocab that…

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Yahoo its a New Year Sale!!!
Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy New Years!!! I feel so incredibly blessed to have such fantastic clients/friends that made 2012 such an amazing year at the studio.  Thank you, thank you!  I think a New Years special is in order – what do you think?  As a yippee its a new year celebration…

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