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n+b and baby on the way

too keep from over sharing on instagram, i thought it would be best to blog this one … a personal all time fav124






Mini Sessions 2013

hey ya’ll, i’m finally announcing mini session info for you!

i have good news and bad news

bad news, we are only doing 1 day this year AND it’s on a friday

good news, you’ll be getting digital files this year- yes you read that correctly, digital files!


to reserve your spot

EMAIL: ashley@apicturelife.com

(no texts or phone calls please- it’s not fair to text if other people don’t have my cell phone number and life is fair, right? ha)

email us the time you would like, we will email you back to confirm your spot and give you more details: location and total cost


we will need a non refundable deposit of $50 to reserve your spot

deposits can be paid through paypay but final payment must be CASH

ok, let the emails begin!

ashlee/chris/luke + coming soon: emilee

she’s a bloggin fool (like updates daily) so it’s best i blog ashlee before she harasses me for not blogging 🙂

this little lady is due with their 2nd baby in just a few weeks you can read her whole story here (her blog is much more interesting then mine and she’s pretty funny too.)ash1













if anyone struggles with defining their “style” of photography, that would be, me.

i mix all sorts of photography styles in my work.

if i shoot the exact same way with every session or edit the exact same way, then i get bored.

i’m always trying to expand my “look”


i always have my couples parents/grandparents in the back of my mind

more than likely they do not want a photo of the bride’s dress in focus and the bride in the background out of focus.

as much as i have fun with being creative or “artsy” i try to always give my couples at least 1 classic, posed image for mom and dad/grandparents.

rania and dan had their engagement photos taken this weekend (half were in a bowling alley, some where down town, and the rest were on the beach)

this photo is exactly what i had in mind for their parents.

classic and beautiful.

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clearly i haven’t blogged or shared anything in quiet some time, clearly.

i’ve moved, taken a small vacation, had meetings to discuss 2013, and

i haven’t shot in a week.

i’m thankful for time off to gather my thoughts, lay on the sofa, and spend time with my husband, without pulling out my camera

(that doesn’t mean i didn’t pull out my small camera, this is my favorite thing to do, so obviously there were some candids around my house for the holidays)


when i’m back to “work”, i LOVE coming back to capture moments like this.

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looking forward to sharing months of past shoots that i haven’t shared yet, sharing some more tips on photography, and spending time chatting with you.

keepin it classy

you’ve seen a lot of maternity sessions up on the blog lately

but i think this one you’ll find a bit different and sweet.

elena wanted didn’t want to be covered up in her shoot

she wants to show off her little miracle.

and why not when you look and feel as great as she does, right?!?

C + V {maternity}

week after week we’d sit on the bleachers watching our husbands play softball

i’d bring an obscene amount of candy and we’d sit and chat about anything under the sun.

but somehow we’d always come back to the topic of her being a mom.

she has wanted to be a mom for as long as she can remember.

so when i finally got the phone call that she was pregnant i teared up.

tears of joy of course.

when i meet little chase in a few weeks i’m sure i’ll tear up again

actually i’m guessing chase will be crying too, but for a completely different purpose 🙂