Monday, September 6, 2010

little man

how do i get so lucky?! so many cute kiddos so little time. i was fortunate enough to take his one year pictures last year so we were already pretty good buds. but he certainly kept me on my toes! 

i love a smile as much as the next person. but when i saw this face i couldn't help but love it...

some of the best pictures, in my opinion, aren't always of the kiddo looking at the camera and smiling. i love to catch them in their natural habits. even when they are just doing what they do everyday it can be simply adorable!

but the session wouldn't be complete with some killer smiles. of which he had plenty!

it was quite the morning! i had a great time chasing this little guy and his giraffe buddy around.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

oh so sweet

it has definitely been a spring/summer of newborns...and i can't get enough. i love to see their fresh little faces and the overflowing amount of love that surrounds them. this little lady was only a couple days old and was already taking up plenty of room in mom and dads hearts.

and oh that hair! 

just when you thought she couldn't get any more adorable. she snuck in a smile...

Saturday, July 31, 2010

pride + joy

oh what a day! my first wall art. ain't she a beauty...

it is so exciting for me to see my pictures up in peoples homes. it makes me smile. so when these guys asked for some wall art i went to town. i had a lot of fun arranging photos and helping them pick something out that would look good in their home. and i couldn't be happier with how it turned out! i think by the smiles i saw when it was done they were pretty happy too.

if you think something like this would look pretty snazzy up in your home, drop me a line and we can figure something out for you too!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

hidden gem

in my opinion there are two ingredients to successful session: a fun subject and a great locale.

i certainly lucked out this time! not only was this family adorable but we stumbled upon a very unique location with all kinds of fun backdrops. this is what makes being an on location photographer so much fun. finding hidden gems like this one!

thanks for checking this place out with me. i had a lot of fun!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

get down with your decorative self

i like to take pictures of pretty things. and not just people. over the last couple of years i have been collecting photos i have taken from various locales and even right in my living room to create a decorative art collection. even if it took me over 6 months, well 6 months and 3+ years, to complete it was well worth it! i am so pleased with the results and i had a lot of fun playing with the images to make them just right.

so feel free to take a look and if you want to you can even purchase some decorative goodness. just drop me a line and i will send you info on what kinds of options there are. these are pictures that are meant to be hung on a wall, admired and sighed at. i love to make the everyday stuff beautiful and i hope that i have succeeded with this collection.

oh and by the way...i am not stopping here. i plan to add more. i just like taking pictures. so that's what i will continue to do.

to check out the collection go to:
pswd: sonrisa

and enjoy!

Sunday, June 20, 2010

mad skills

first of all, could this be anymore fun! who gets to spend an afternoon with a charming little guy? i do! we had a good time crusing around a neighborhood park where he showed me his mad skills...

not only can he sit like a champ...

but he was a huge fan of showing off his tongue. a talent he apparently hasn't shared with too many people (lucky me!)...

and lucky for mom and dad there were still plenty of tongueless smiles and super sweet expressions to share...

oh and if having adorable footsies (love them) was a skill he totally showed those off too...

needless to say we had a jolly good time and even with the occasional tongue shot we definitely came away with lots of winners. looking forward to seeing you again soon little man!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

hello sunshine

this happy little girl had a rainy first session but luckily we were able to reschedule for a beautiful sunny morning! we had fun at the park and getting all kinds of hugs and kisses from mom and dad.
she was pretty happy most of the time but even when she decided to be so serious, she was still plenty adorable (how could you not love those eyes).

she even got to test out wiggling her bare toes in the grass. i think she liked it (well maybe for a little while)

glad we finally found a sunny day to play!

Sunday, May 23, 2010

little darling

have i mentioned yet how much i love newborns? so sweet, so little, so many wrinkles and rolls that i just can't seem to get enough of! if you've ever been in a newborn session with me you know that it is often hard for me to stop. so i was of course thrilled when i got the chance to photograph this little darling not even 10 days old. how precious is she?

with her gorgeous blue eyes
little wrinkly feet
and her precious little hands that seemed to be popping up everywhere!
they are so tiny but only for so long. i am so happy to be able to capture all those precious details.
these kinds of photos are my favorites. the ones that show just how little they are.
thanks for a fun session. hopefully we tired you out enough that mom + dad could get some rest too!

Saturday, May 8, 2010

new ride

check it out. my new ride was purchased in an antique store in red wing, mn
is it new? to me, yes!
is it missing a pedal? yes
does it actually ride? no so much
is the paint peeling? yes
is it still totally awesome? yes!
would it still make for some pretty sweet photos? totally!

| available for in spring 2010 for sessions |

so let me know when you book if you want me to hook you up with my sweet ride!

Sunday, May 2, 2010

brag a little

so, your kids are cute. i know that. you know that. so why not brag a little....
sonrisa is now offering brag cards!
a set of 50 cards with your little darlings on them. you can pick up to 5 different pictures! now that's something you can't always do with wallets. they are printed on high-quality card stock with a satin finish and are roughly the size of a credit card.
plus they come with a handy little carrying case so you can take them with you wherever you go.
so what are you waiting for? show the world how cute your kiddos are!

a little bragging never hurt anyone. so, if you are interested in any more details feel free to drop me a line.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

tiny dreamer

well he may not have made it through the whole session awake but he survived being scooted, turned and propped and didn't make a fuss. thanks to his good behavior mom + dad got plenty of sweet photos of their little man.

out like a light...

how sweet are those little lips. so many precious details to capture.

must be quite the dream...