Archive for the ‘Bella’ Category

The never ending winter…

February 19th, 2014 , Posted in Bella, Personal

We were long overdue for a real winter and 2013/2014 delivered! I had to try to get some photographs out in the snow before it melts-which will eventually happen, right?

The dog is our gorgeous Great Pyrenees, Sugar.

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Photo edited with my actions (on sale now, details here

June 2013

January 24th, 2014 , Posted in Bella, Lilly, my family, Personal

Bella turned 8…and all of a sudden started looking so much older. I tell her what my dad always told me….she will always, always be my little girl no matter how big she gets.

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These 2 photos were taken 5 years apart.


Silly Lilly trying out goggles.


Fun at my parents house with cousins.

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I got a brand new nephew!

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He’s pretty adorable!


January 22nd, 2014 , Posted in Bella, Farm, Lilly, my family, Personal

From May 2013


We spent a lot of time out on the back patio playing in buckets of water.


Sugar got HUGE.


Dandelions like never before!


She loves helping with the eggs…even though she cracks half and can’t always carry the basket. 


My little farm girl.



Again with the insane dandelions!

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Bella proving that she IS NOT a morning person.


Pretty typical attire for Lilly. 🙂


One of the many rainbows we are always so blessed to see out here.  Seems we’ve spent a lot of time the last 2 years sitting out here praying for rain and watching rainbows. 


January 16th, 2014 , Posted in Bella, Personal

Spending a few days not doing much and so I have a little time to go back over the photographs I’ve accumulated over the last year.

My not so little Bella from this spring.

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September 30th, 2013 , Posted in Bella, Lilly, my family, Personal, Wayward Lane Farm

My sweet girls. The light was so beautiful the other night that that I couldn’t resist taking them into the front yard for a quick shoot. I’m in love with the photographs I came away with.



Both of these were edited with my new Daydream action set.

My Princess

December 4th, 2012 , Posted in Bella, Personal

Indiana Wheat Fields

June 7th, 2012 , Posted in Bella, Farm, my family, Personal

One of my favorite parts of living in midwest farm country is the beautiful winter wheat fields. I love how they are the first fields to turn green before spring really even arrives. And that golden glow in June-as a photographer and a country girl I can’t ever resist it. I’ve pulled over many times while driving back country roads so that I can get a good photograph of those beautiful fields. One of the first of my signature field photos was taken years ago when we were driving home from my parents house and passed this amazing wheat field just glowing in the sunset. We pulled over and piled out of the car and I captured this photograph of my boys. I guess you could say this is when my love affair with photographing sessions in fields began.

All of the fields around us are getting close to harvest time so I had to take the opportunity to do some shoots before all the wheat is gone for this year.

First is up is a mini session with Bella, but there is more to come!

If you want to book a wheat field photoshoot, please contact me ASAP-the fields will likely be gone within 5-10 days.

happy skies

March 13th, 2012 , Posted in Bella, Farm, Personal

I wonder how many of my post titles have the word “sky” in them? I can’t help it, the two things that I am most inspired to photograph are my children and beautiful skies. 


March 13th, 2012 , Posted in Bella, Lilly, Personal

Bella reading to Lilly before she heads off to school. I love the way these two interact.

flashback – February 2011

February 20th, 2012 , Posted in Bella, Garrett, Lilly, Personal

Still going through old photos here…this could go on forever.

My adorable little chunky monkey getting ready to go outside. She would have been 7ish months here.

She’s stunned by the hat.

One of our “normal” warm days in winter/spring. Look at how brown the grass was after that awful drought.

Just sweet.