The Best Of 2016

There is something to be said about coming into a new year and looking back on the year before. If you are a planner like me you probably get the significance of that. I will jot down the stupidest things in my planner just so I can check them off. Cooked dinner, check. Showered, check. Woke up for work, check.

When I look back on 2016 it is so bitter sweet. Personally it was a pretty bad year with a lot of heartbreak. That is not to say it was all bad because professionally it was amazing. I am still under a year into photography and could not be happier with the experiences I have had so far. I am continuously learning, growing, and trying to challenge myself to become better. I am forever grateful for the moments I was able to capture last year and cannot wait to capture more. Thank you to everyone that allowed me to join you and document a piece of your lives. I am forever grateful. Below I am sharing some of my favorite memories.

P.S. These are simply my favorite moments I have been able to be a part of. I am not showcasing my best technical work. I can do that any other old time. Also some of these weddings I have not even blogged about. Yeah I think I should add being quicker to blog about my weddings to my New Years resolutions.

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My first shoot. Naturally with my best friend.
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I said I would never do maternity and of course maternity was my first shoot. Go figure.
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My first wedding. It was a Persian ceremony!

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My friend Alex Ashman did this shoot. I just took some quick snaps of the hair and makeup.
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My first graduation shoot! Glad it was for such a great person 🙂

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My first family portrait. Again, I was lucky to work with great people.

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Trying to take photos with small antsy children. Hilarious, exciting, and exhausting.

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This sweet girl was causally hanging out between her dad’s legs during their vow renewal.
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When I first met him he wouldn’t let me take a picture. We are basically best friends now.
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In memory Of Michelle’s Father

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Shout out to the dabbing going on to the right

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Michelle & Nick were a blast!

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Who doesn’t love bubbles?

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We don’t all love weddings but hey I am not mad at him
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I creeped on this sweet couple as they were taking a stroll around the water
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Tammy’s flower’s were gorgeous. They were so perfect I had to check if they were real!
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The unposed, unplanned photos are the best. The light just looked beautiful on her.
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The coolest parents EVER

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How cute are they?

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Crystal & Erik, what a good time 🙂
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In honor of Michelle’s Father ❤
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This was the scene all day, so much joy

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Shawn had to look away

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Look at how she looks at him!!!

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Don’t they just look like trouble?
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I was about to pack up and then these 3 generations were having a moment together. Of course I had to bring my camera back out
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My first styled shoot. So glad it was with Cassidy!

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Such a sweety
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Stacy wanted to do a jumping picture. I snapped this when I was counting down.
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When it was time to jump this is what actually happened
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And the after math
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OH MY GOSH. He was such a sweetheart
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Toasts!
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Twirls!
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The girls were cold so they got creative with the fabric on their dresses

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He loved the camera… if you couldn’t tell
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Such a beauty
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I can’t wait to blog about these two. A true love story.

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They tried to cut their cake and I would say it’s not their strong suit 🙂
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