Unreleased Photos, Behind The Scenes & Random Thoughts

Archive for August, 2014

What You Talkin Bout?!

One of the signature faces I’ve grown accustom to seeing on a regular basis over the years. This little girl has so much character it’s ridiculous!!!

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More of the many faces of Dayah.

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Interrupting My Drink

Dayah looking perplexed or angry as she sips her drink in the intense summer heat. I love all of her many facial expressions. Taken 4 years ago during her first photo-shoot.

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Young Mike Flashback

Here’s a flashback to 2010 when my son wanted to wear his hair curly in honor of his favorite performer, Michael Jackson. I can’t believe how young he looked here! Or even that this pic is now 4 years old!!!

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Happy Birthday To The King!!!!

Happy birthday to the greatest ever, The King Of Pop, Michael Jackson!!!!


Photo By Douglas Kirkland


Sybreena tries her best to give me a smile even though I’m clearly interrupting her game of make believe.

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I quickly captured this shot of a man riding leisurely through the park one summer evening while out with my family.

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Running On Shadows

Jogging along the river.

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Baby Adayah having lots of fun swinging in the summer wind. Taken 4 years ago!


Buttoned Beauty

Happy Throwback Thursday! This is one of my favorite concepts shoots from early January 2008. I love all the wonderful colors!

Model Angel McCray

Makeup By Micha Maldonado

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Tonight’s Dinner

This is my dinner for tonight. Grilled turkey breast, sharp cheddar jack cheese, tomato, avocado, romaine lettuce, and olive oil mayo on a toasted croissant.

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From the rain….

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The Rain Is Coming…

Down the road…

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Private Conversation

…between a daughter and her Mother.

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New Neighbors

iPhone closeup of ants of all sizes building their home near my home.

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Building A Deck

My Aunt recently had a deck built so I decided to try and document some of the process. They did a great job working through extreme weather conditions ranging from over 100 degree temperatures, to pouring rain and thunderstorms. I hope to update the their progress very soon.

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My kids relaxing on the couch playing on their phones back in February of this year.

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Makeup artist and model Tiona Chantel looking sassy as ever in our last shoot.


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Happy Blogging Anniversary To Me!!!!

It’s hard to believe I started this blog 3 years ago! I’m so proud of myself for sticking with it because, I really enjoy doing it. It’s also very hard to believe that I started this blog 3 years ago with this little lady. She was so tiny back then and now she’s such a big girl! Time is really flying by!!!

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Happy Birthday Natasha!!!

Wishing one of my best friends, Mrs. Natasha McBride, a very happy birthday!!!! I hope you enjoy your day!