first comes love

It’s been almost four years since I first met Julie. In that time, I’ve come to truly appreciate her not only as a partner-in-crime at work, but also as an incredibly lovely young lady. I feel like Julie is seventy years younger than I am, so it makes sense that her approach to, well, everything is just so youthful and sweet. She is one of those truly special individuals that just make you want to be better. Suffice it to say, I really like Julie. Continue reading

mandy + travis: engaged


I grew up with Mandy. She and I went to the same church, elementary, high school, youth group, etc. She moved to Wisconsin where she met Travis (a Miami Dolphins fan … I know, weird). Anyway, I’ve seen her happy on numerous occasions. Now, if memory serves me (this always gets dangerous), Mandy’s middle name is Joy. I don’t think I’ve ever seen her live up to her middle name as much as she did when we met for her engagement session just over a week ago. Wow, these two are in love. I smiled during the entire session. I’m really excited to be partnering with Nikki again to shoot their October wedding. There is no doubt the day will full of joy, as God’s been planning it for quite some time.

If you have just a little fun today, it’s a sign that maybe the future will hold even more fun for you. Fun isn’t just fun – it’s hope. – Linda Richman

There are a few more shots of this adorable couple in the slideshow below.

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