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Our new Website with integrated blog

Welcome to the new website with blog!

This has been a month long labor of love to come up with a new design, new content, easy navigation, online handouts and forms, new galleries of images, link to our Facebook fan page and much more.  We also have a newsletter you can subscribe to.  By subscribing to the newsletter you will receive the first opportunity on upcoming mini and special mini session events, interesting tid bits & feature images from recent sessions.  The special mini sessions will be a whole new adventure for Lifelong Impressions.  Think, Halloween costume shots with only a $10 session fee!  Click on ‘Newsletter’ found on the menu bar to subscribe.

There are several new and wonderful things you will find here on the new site.  Our charitable contribution is called Ella’s Touch.  There is also information on photography classes and mentoring.  All of these things can be found under the ‘Information’ button on the menu.

A few weeks ago I was the second shooter at a wedding.  It was so strange meeting the bride for the first time at the event.  With the relationship building I do prior to a shoot it’s more like meeting an old friend to share a special day with her when I show up to my booked weddings.  The photographer I shot with is a great friend and it was such a fun experience.  She is as passionate about photography as I am.   We both enjoyed seeing how others work and there was almost no need to communicate what the other was doing.  We just jelled together.  She was also so sweet to bring me a sandwich, fresh fruit and cold water to snack on.

Yellow beauty

The bride and groom both asked their children to be their bridesmaids and groomsmen.  After all, it was the children who got to know each other first bringing the two love birds together.  Here are the boys.

The groomsmen

They were both so happy.

Happy moment

I love coming up with different ways to photograph the rings at weddings.  This time a simple hand holding them was perfection.

Coming together

The large gathering of family and friends making their way from the chapel to the hall for the reception as they were reviewing the wedding ceremony, chatting and laughing.

The crowd

I often get funny ideas by looking around at what is available.  These masks just happened to be on a shelf in the girls dressing room.  The bridesmaids giggled, decided which one they wanted and we got a fun shot.  The youngest of the three pictured here is also interested in photography.

The Bridesmaids

I think the grooms family is the most open to sharing emotion I have ever met.  The groom had so many special teary moments with his brothers and sisters.  This image is just one of the many we had the opportunity to capture.

Family moment

Special thanks to my friend, Tammy, of Tammy Fisher Photography for asking me to be her special shooter at this wonderful wedding.

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