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MLChapman gets hitched!
December 3, 2010, 2:35 pm
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I haven’t blogged in so long that I had to look up my password 😦 But I have a good excuse!

MLChapman is now Mrs. Lister! On October 23, we were married at Old Christ Church in Pensacola. Our wedding was everything I could have hoped for (and since our engagement was only 3 months, that’s a REALLY good thing!).
Our photographer, Tiffany Coker of Avant Images, was fantastic! Check out some of her photos on her blog.

from our photobooth, provided by Snaps

Those eyes…
July 20, 2010, 11:00 am
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My new favorite baby photo.

…and I’m back!
July 16, 2010, 2:27 pm
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Did you miss me?  I’ve been remiss in updating the blog for a while now.  My excuse – I’ve been busy with client photos!  What a great excuse to have! 

Enough of that though.  I’m going to be better at updating this darn blog if it kills me.  So you’re going to see more posts in the next week and they are going to be awesome!

Months ago it seems, my friend asked me to take her daughter’s 9-month photos at the beach.  After about 2 months, we finally got out there.  So we’re going to lie to the sweet girl later in life and tell her these are her 9-month photos.  And to answer your next question, no, there was no oil!

Sweet girl was not crazy about the camera this day. She was fascinated by the water though.

Every girl should have a zebra print bikini. Am I right?

My gut told me that she was a little aprehensive about the water. This look sums it up well.

More on Monday!

Vintage look
May 12, 2010, 1:02 pm
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I just had to share two photos from a session I did last week.  It was a great opportunity for me to process with a vintage look on some of the photos.  This look isn’t great for many photos but as soon as I looked through this set, I knew I could use it!  I love the rich colors and the depth to these. 

Processing like this isn’t everyone’s cup of tea so I always give my clients an option to request alternative looks – black and white, sepia, or vibrant colors – for any photo in their selection.

Coming next week…more babies!  (yeah, that’s a big shock, huh?)

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A very cool baby
May 3, 2010, 10:02 am
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My friends Nathan and Mary Ann had little Grady a couple months ago.  He’s a lucky kid with parents like these.  He already listens to reggae, dresses pretty snazzy, and hangs out on the kayak with his dad.  His parents are some of my favorite people so Grady is bound to be one too!

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April 29, 2010, 11:33 am
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My friend Kristin wanted some photos of her boys just doing what they always do.  I was so distracted by the awesomeness of their toys.  These boys have a lot of trains…and really cool Legos (my favorites!).  I want to go back without the camera for another playdate. 

I love that Kristin wanted photos like these for her boys.  When I look back at photos of me as a kid, I like to notice my favorite toys in the background.  I hope her boys look back on these someday and remember the fun they had with light sabers, Legos, and trains.

April 19, 2010, 12:44 pm
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We spent a day in Seaside this weekend to take advantage of the perfect weather/pre-tourist season and it was incredible!  We spent the whole day riding bikes, playing at the beach, eating good food, eating good cupcakes, and wandering aimlessly around town.  Seaside is the utopian little beach community used in the movie, The Truman Show.  It’s made up of the most adorable homes and shops all built around a central town square right along the beach.  I really didn’t take many pictures because it was one of those times when you’re just having too much fun to pull out the camera.  Gotta love those days!

crusing - the Truman House - lazing


Coming up later this week…Baby Grady and the Fairchild boys! (not a folk band but a great name for one)