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Some favorites from 2019

Wrapping up 2019… I always pause at the end of a year and try to take it all in. And while I enjoy the Christmas holidays, I am much happier in general in that space between Christmas and the New more »

Drew – Sporting a senior smile and his Subaru WRX STI

What high school senior doesn’t want their own car and a Subaru WRX STI at that? Well, and then there’s the passion of working on your car all paid for by a part time job in Apple Hill. What a great kid! Where does the timeread more »

Jarrett – A lefty pitcher on the varsity El Dorado High School baseball team

Where does the time go? Jarrett was just 4 years old when I captured this image of him(below) at Emigrant Trail pre school, where my oldest daughter also attended… back in the day. These kids all grew up together and nowread more »

“The bluebird carries the sky on his back”  ~Henry David Thoreau

How cool is it to be a high school senior and working towards your pilot’s license? I know I’m impressed but definitely not surprised. Jack- serious and goofy, bright, humble and funny… gentle and kind ALL in the sameread more »

Something about Meg….

And there really is something about Meg. She’s an easy going, sweet and vibrant high school senior. She’s also president of the Union Mine drama club. Her college application was just submitted for early decision to Dartmouthread more »


Zoie. Vivacious, fun, spunky, (my neighbor) and such a beautiful young lady. Currently a high school senior at Union Mine in El Dorado, CA playing on the basketball team, working for the infamous and adored, John Sanders at the Old Townread more »

Elise graduates from Union Mine in 2020

Elise’s world came caving in this past January when in a few short weeks she lost both her healthy father to a unimaginable heart attack and her home and belongings to a fire. I don’t think anyone can fathom this loss. Elise and myread more »

Photographing Phoebe

Photographing Phoebe- That cute red haircut, that beautiful smile peeking through the wildflowers- all in the loveliness of the late afternoon light….. Come May, Phoebe will be tossing that cap in the air at the Ponderosa Highread more »

Bryton, Class of 2019

Last weekend I met Bryton in downtown Placerville for his senior photograph session. He was looking for some images with more of an urban backdrop- some more edge, some more lines. It suited him and it was fun for me. I was lucky enoughread more »