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Landscape Prints of Japan... at your request!

October 05, 2016 - I have had a handful of requests by people who have followed my journey through Japan to put my images online so they ca...
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April is Just Gorgeous...

June 15, 2016 - This post is bittersweet for me.... April is the final Just Gorgeous session I have to share before my family moves away...
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Brittney is Just Gorgeous...

June 05, 2016 - I have had the pleasure of mentoring and working with bright entrepreneur and photographer Brittney this spring. She lau...
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Just Gorgeous: Couples... an introduction

May 25, 2016 - Just Gorgeous: Couples has been nine months in the making. I took a class on couples boudoir photography in the fall and...
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The Goldsmith Family's Sayonara Session...

May 24, 2016 - This lovely family is headed back to the States next month and it was my absolutely pleasure to photograph them before t...
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Lisa's Sayonara Just Gorgeous session...

May 15, 2016 - I had the pleasure of photographing Lisa for the third time, just a few weeks before we both move away from Iwakuni. Lis...
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Just Gorgeous: Inked... Allissa

May 15, 2016 - Allissa's ink was probably the most personally impactful for me. As a Marine Corps spouse for more than 15 years, the ph...
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Mommy & Me Cherry Blossom Session

May 15, 2016 - I just love Jong's Mommy & Me session with her son, Connor. And don't you just love that adorable hat and bow tie?
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Just Gorgeous: Inked... Michelle, Sandy and Sarah

May 09, 2016 - Three ladies... three amazing sets of tattoos. These Just Gorgeous: Inked women show off exactly how big, bold tattoos...
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The Torres Family's Cherry Blossom Session...

May 06, 2016 - I'm going to miss this family when they PCS this month... all the best to you, Torres Family!
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Just Gorgeous Inked: Anita and Caitlyn

May 01, 2016 - The Just Gorgeous: Inked image series was something that came to me recently when got a new tattoo.... about the size of...
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Erin and Reuben's Cherry Blossom Session...

May 01, 2016 - Can't you sense the vintage Cuban feel of Erin & Reuben's cherry blossom session?! I love how this husband and wife team...
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The Hillyer Family's Cherry Blossom Session...

May 01, 2016 - The Hillyer family's denim & lace cherry blossom session turned out beautifully... so glad Mindy got the family portrait...
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The Hanson Family's Cherry Blossom Session...

May 01, 2016 - I love the classic spring feel the Hansons brought to their cherry blossom session... and who can resist sweet Sofia's s...
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The Klems' Cherry Blossom Session...

May 01, 2016 - This cute couple was such a joy to photograph... thank you for the opportunity Bree and Sandis!
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The Valentines' Cherry Blossom Session

April 28, 2016 - The Valentines were so sweet in their cherry blossom portraits...
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The Villa Family's Cherry Blossom Session

April 28, 2016 - I love this cherry blossom session with a touch of vintage... The Villa family is just adorable in this throwback shoot!...
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Angela and Logan's Cherry Blossom Session

April 28, 2016 - I love the travel theme that Angela and Logan created for their cherry blossom engagement session!
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The Fletchers' Cherry Blossom Session

April 28, 2016 - I'm glad I was able to capture The Fletchers' last cherry blossom season in Japan!
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The Dean Family's Cherry Blossom Session and...

April 28, 2016 - I loved doing something a little different for the Dean's cherry blossoms session... sure, we did the beautiful family p...
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The Chavez Family's Cherry Blossom Session

April 27, 2016 - Little Amilia stole the show during the Chavez Family's cherry blossom session earlier this month. Who can resist that h...
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Jennifer's Just Gorgeous Session

April 24, 2016 - I had the pleasure of photographing this lovely lady for the third time a few weeks before she moved back to the States.
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Just Gorgeous Inked: Lindsey and Nicole

April 24, 2016 - This image series was something that came to me recently when got a new tattoo - and a lot of unsolicited opinions. And...
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Just Gorgeous: Inked... Jena

April 18, 2016 - This image series was something that came to me recently when got a new tattoo - and a lot of unsolicited opinions. Appa...
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Just Gorgeous: Inked... Jennifer

April 10, 2016 - I recently got a new tattoo... something that means something to me, is about the size of a playing card, and placed in...
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Wedding Wednesday: The Peacock Wedding

March 12, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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20th Anniversary Vow Renewal Portrait Session...

March 07, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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April's "For My Valentine" Session...

March 02, 2016 - April was my February 2015 Facebook Cover Girl: After I posted her photo, not only did April get compliments about how...
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Wedding Wednesday: The Frog Prince Wedding

February 29, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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Wedding Wednesday: The Contemporary Wedding

February 23, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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The Chamberlain Family's Snow Session...

February 17, 2016 - I love to capture the action and fun of a family frolicking int he snow! The Chamberlains took advantage of a weekend's...
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Wedding Wednesday... The Country Wedding

February 16, 2016 - This week's portraits for Wedding Wednesday is from my #10weddingsin1day series of bridal sessions. We've gone a little...
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Wedding Wednesday: The Red Wedding

February 09, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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Wedding Wednesday: The Beach Wedding

January 31, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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Wedding Wednesday... The Enchanted Wedding

January 26, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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Wedding Wednesday... The Tropical Wedding

January 18, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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Wedding Wednesday... The Vintage Wedding

January 11, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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Wedding Wednesday... Game of Thrones

January 04, 2016 - Wedding Wednesday is a weekly series I plan to do for the first quarter of 2016. To make a long story short, serendipity...
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Cherry Blossom Sessions 2016

December 27, 2015 - Thank you for considering Jessica Guthrie Photography for your 2016 Cherry Blossom portraits! I will start booking Cher...
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My own 240th USMC Birthday Ball Portraits

December 10, 2015 - The 240th Marine Corps Birthday Ball in Iwakuni, Japan, was the last Marine Corps Ball that the spouse and I will attend...
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Pretty Pin Ups...

December 10, 2015 - I had such a fabulous time photographing these two lovely ladies... I wish more ladies would have a girls' day out like...
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The Litvins' and Messers' Marine Corps Ball Session

December 10, 2015 - Photographing these friends together before the Litvins moved back to the States was my absolute pleasure. Check out the...
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The Culps' and Swieczkowskis' USMC Ball Session

December 10, 2015 - I love it when I have the opportunity to photograph close friends... these two are awesome women who hold a special plac...
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The Chamberlains' 2015 MCAS Iwakuni Marine Corps Ball Session

December 10, 2015 - Such a fun couple! I had a great time photographing the Chamberlains before they headed off to the 240th U.S. Marine Cor...
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Brutus and Bella (and their owners)...

December 08, 2015 - Two more pugs recently arrived in Japan and their people, Reuben and Erin, were more than happy to commemorate the event...
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David's Senior Session

November 14, 2015 - The sunlight was simply perfect for David, a member of the Class of 2016. Take a look at this handsome young man in his...
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The Murphys' Maternity Session

November 10, 2015 - I had a wonderful time photographing this sweet couple among the autumn beauty near the Kintai Bridge. Best wishes to yo...
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The Betancourt's Sayonara Session...

September 01, 2015 - I'll miss this family as they head off to Florida to start the next chapter of their lives. The Betancourts have been my...
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Book your Fall Color and Holiday Card Portrait Sessions now!

August 21, 2015 - Fall Color Portrait Sessions… if you’re planning to send out holiday cards family and friends this season, why not make...
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Now booking senior portraits

August 20, 2015 - Book your high school Senior Session now! Being photographed among the beauty Japan has to offer is something very few A...
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Book Your Off-base Ball Portrait Sessions Now!

August 13, 2015 - Why have Ball photos that look like everyone else's? Be bold. Be different. Have a choice of images to choose from... p...
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June Photography Workshop Participant Images

June 12, 2015 - I offered the last three photography workshops until the fall this past week... below are some of the images the partici...
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Why I Do What I Do

June 08, 2015 - Each year about this time, I pause to reflect on my work, what I have done, what I plan to do. Two years ago, I had jus...
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Charlene's Graduation Celebration Session

June 02, 2015 - Graduating from college overseas sometimes means you can't join your class to walk across the stage and accept your dipl...
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Amanda's Just Gorgeous: Inspired by Japan Session

May 20, 2015 - Amanda's Just Gorgeous: Inspired by Japan session with her two daughters is priceless... especially with a little man on...
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Just Gorgeous: Inspired by Japan

May 20, 2015 - These lovely ladies made the most of where they are living, and donned yukata, or summer kimonos, for a special portrait...
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June 2015 Iris Festival Portraits

April 29, 2015 - Would you like family portraits that show off the gorgeous colors of summer in Iwakuni? Consider booking an Iris Festiva...
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A bittersweet Cherry Blossom Session...

April 28, 2015 - These three ladies have seen each other through many things while in Iwakuni... and now it's time for two of the to PCS...
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April's Night Photography Workshop

April 27, 2015 - These ladies are a couple of my latest Night Photography Workshop participants. They created some stunning images! My ne...
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2016 Team Photos

March 24, 2015 - *** Please note: These prices and guidelines refer to any sports team sessions. Please contact me if you have any specii...
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Teena's Just Gorgeous Session

March 23, 2015 - Teena did what I have been telling mothers to do for years now: Get your portrait taken. Too many moms hide behind the c...
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March Photography 101 Workshop

March 11, 2015 - The first Photography 101 Workshop of 2015 was on Saturday and seven lovely ladies braved the chilly weather to practice...
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Ashleigh's Just Gorgeous: Inspired by Japan Session

March 11, 2015 - Ashleigh looked amazing in these Just Gorgeous: Inspired by Japan portraits. Some people are describing them as "kimono...
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Just Gorgeous: Inspired by Japan Sessions

March 10, 2015 - Check out photos from Ashleigh's session here. Enjoying your time in Japan? A Just Gorgeous: Inspired by Japan sessio...
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Alanna's Snowy Session....

February 10, 2015 - Alanna turned 6 in January, and to commemorate the occasion, we headed up in to the mountains to get some fun snow photo...
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2015 Cherry Blossom Sessions

February 02, 2015 - You can see additional examples of my Cherry Blossom sessions on my blog: The Bohl Family (pictured above); The Burgess...
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December's Indoor Photography Workshop

December 18, 2014 - Last Saturday the Indoor Photography workshop participants played with different kinds of natural light streaming throug...
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December's Night Photography Workshop

December 18, 2014 - Dec. 9 was a gorgeous evening for night photography at the Kintai. It was a bit chilly, but no wind, and the water of th...
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Lisa is Just Gorgeous

December 16, 2014 - I had a great time photographing this lovely lady, who is celebrating a personal milestone! Congratulations, Lisa, and I...
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December's Photography 101 Photos

December 11, 2014 - The last Photography 101 workshop of 2014 had some very enthusiastic participants, who braved the chilly weather to prac...
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Valentine's Day Just Gorgeous Album Special

December 05, 2014 - Have you thought about what you plan to do this Valentine's Day? How about surprising your significant other with an alb...
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Kahlei and Jessica's Mother-daughter Just Gorgeous Session

December 05, 2014 - A mother-daughter session is something I wish I had done with my own mother 20 years ago. Although I didn't think it was...
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The Carranzas' Maternity Session

November 30, 2014 - This sweet couple is celebrating the arrival of their baby girl... but before baby was born, the Carranzas captured the...
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Dina's Senior Portrait Session

November 30, 2014 - Dina has grown up in Iwakuni, so the fact that her high school senior portrait session was in the Kintai area was a no-b...
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The Burgesses' USMC Ball Session

November 30, 2014 - While November is the month for the Marine Corps Birthday Ball, sailors attached to Marine installations are invited to...
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November's Photography 101 Photos

November 27, 2014 - The Nov. 16th Photography 101 workshop participants made the most of the gorgeous fall color as they practiced the conce...
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The Olsen Family

November 24, 2014 - The Olsens chose the Kintai Bridge and surrounding area as the backdrop for their Christmas cards this year... but the k...
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The Hansen's USMC Ball Session

November 17, 2014 - With a little one on the way in January, these two soon-to-be parents had a gorgeous glow about them that I was lucky en...
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The Drapers' USMC Ball Session

November 17, 2014 - This dapper little guy wasn't too sure about having his picture taken, but as soon as he warmed up a bit, his grin was a...
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The Franks' USMC Ball Session

November 15, 2014 - The Franks will soon welcome another little man to their family... and I love how they celebrated with these formal fami...
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The Pavliceks' USMC Ball Session

November 13, 2014 - I enjoyed photographing this fun couple, who were game for anything I threw at them! Such a joy to work with!
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The Ernsts' USMC Ball Session

November 12, 2014 - It was such a pleasure capturing the Ernst's USMC Ball Portraits last week. This was a bucket list item for Hyla before...
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Kahlei's Just Gorgeous Senior Session

November 05, 2014 - For a girl who hates having her picture taken, Kahlei certainly looked at ease during her senior portrait session at the...
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October's Night Photography Workshop

October 28, 2014 - Night Photography is one of my favorite workshops to teach. With a few simple tips and tricks, novice photographers can...
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October's Photography 101 Workshop

October 26, 2014 - The participants of last Saturday's Photography 101 Workshop practiced the basic photography concepts we went over with...
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Shannon Reuter Massage Therapy & Birth Support

October 07, 2014 - It's not every day that I get to to do a commercial shoot for another business' web site, so this session was a fun chan...
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Savannah turns 4...

September 30, 2014 - Savannah was adorable in her vintage-inspired birthday outfit... and I couldn't resist taking that inspiration a bit fur...
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September Photography 101 Workshop

September 22, 2014 - I love teaching Photography 101... it is a rigorous workshop, where there is a lot to learn, like reciprocity, depth of...
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Now offering on-location Marine Corps Ball Portrait Sessions

September 21, 2014 - Why have Marine Corps Ball photos that look like everyone else's? Be bold. Be different. Have a choice of images to choo...
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June Photography 101 Workshop

July 01, 2014 - The ladies who took June's Photography 101 workshop did a fabulous job mastering the concepts while they took advantage...
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Just Gorgeous has launched!

June 30, 2014 - In May 2013, I had just celebrated losing 40 pounds. I had always wanted to have a military pin up photography session a...
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The Piper Family

June 20, 2014 - While many families living aboard MCAS Iwakuni opt to have family pictures in the spring, during cherry blossom season,...
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The Burgess Family

June 17, 2014 - The Burgess Family took advantage of the gorgeous cherry blossom trees this spring, using them as the backdrop for their...
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Working with Waterfalls...

June 13, 2014 - Chie and Katie captured some gorgeous images of the waterfalls at Three Falls near Iwakuni. In the Time-Lapse Photograph...
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The Mills Family

June 03, 2014 - The Mills Family is alway a lot of fun to work with, and this family session at the beach was no exception!
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Tristan at 2 Months

May 31, 2014 - Tristan celebrated his second month a couple of weeks ago, and big brother Tanden was there to help celebrate! I love th...
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Happy Birthday, Sophia!

May 26, 2014 - Miss Sophia turned 6 last week! She commemorated her birthday with a mini session at Hachigamine Park playground. Happy...
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Happy 1st Birthday, Gabby!

May 21, 2014 - Miss Gabby turns 1 today! Her birthday portrait sessions were so much fun. First there was the cake smash... and then a...
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The Boucher Family

May 10, 2014 - We were dodging a few raindrops early in the session, but got lucky and the rain let up, allowing us to get some gorgeou...
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The Heflin Family

May 07, 2014 - Photographing the Heflin family was so much fun... and they are so excited that Heflin #4 is on the way in the Fall! Con...
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Family Easter Photos... with a bit of a messy twist

May 01, 2014 - One day late this winter, an idea popped in to my head that I just had to try: I wanted to send my family back in the St...
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The Yera Family

April 20, 2014 - The Yera Family was a lot of fun... and these two young men were such great big brothers to baby Adlin. Such a joy to wa...
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The Lemos Family

April 16, 2014 - The three generations of the lovely Lemos Family managed to be all together (two of them flying in from the States the d...
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Blood Moon In Iwakuni

April 14, 2014 - Yesterday was the first "blood moon" of a series of tetrad, when the moon is completely covered by the Earth's umbral sh...
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The Draper Family

April 13, 2014 - The Draper Family was so sweet... I hope they treasure these photos for years to come...
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Kim and Silas' Cherry Bossom Session

April 09, 2014 - While some people may look pretty in pink, these two looked perfect in purple! I had so much fun during their sunny morn...
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The Bohl Family

April 04, 2014 - Precious Zenobia stole the show when it came to the Bohl Family's Cherry Blossom Session Monday. Who couldn't help but s...
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Sakura Season is here!

March 30, 2014 - The Cherry Blossoms, or Sakura, are blooming in Iwakuni! These delicate blossoms are the first sign of spring and can ea...
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Brooke and Kepono's Engagement Session

January 17, 2014 - It was such fun to photograph Brooke and Kepono's engagement session! The beautiful couple plans to marry this spring...
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The Ngo Family

January 01, 2014 - Lily and her men were looking quite festive in their cozy scarves during their holiday mini session shoot in the Kintai...
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The Donahues

December 14, 2013 - It might sound cliche', but Erin and Ryan were a very cute couple... and their love came through in their photos. Their...
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The Mills Family

December 13, 2013 - The Mills Family was a lovely group... all decked out for the holiday season and taking advantage of the natural beauty...
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The Garcia Family

December 08, 2013 - Little 5-month-old Gabriel stole the show at the Garcia's Holiday Mini Session. Once he got used to the presence of the...
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Taking the New Lens for a Spin

December 05, 2013 - While out at the Kintai Bridge for the Night Photography Workshop, I snapped a few shots with the wide-angle lens I got...
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Bailey's Senior Session

November 30, 2013 - The members of Class of 2014 are getting ready to celebrate the next big step in their lives, and Miss Bailey is no exce...
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The McNeills in Autumn

November 25, 2013 - The McNeill Family picked a perfect time of year to showcase the fall beauty of the Kintai area.... I'm sure the recipie...
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Miss Independence

November 20, 2013 - Her Mom wanted a some great holiday photos of the two of them together, but 2-year-old Avery had other ideas! This littl...
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Kim and Silas

November 19, 2013 - I had forgotten how much 2-year-old boys love water and rocks! The Kintai Bridge was full of adventure for Silas and his...
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A Blue Kintai Bridge

November 13, 2013 - Tonight the Kintai Bridge was lit in blue, in recognition of World Diabetes Day. This only happens once a year, so I wan...
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USMC Birthday Ball 2013

November 10, 2013 - In the almost 14 years I have known my husband, Rodney, we have been to at least 10 U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Balls tog...
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The Bryan Family

November 05, 2013 - Early November brings the crispness of autumn... and the United States Marine Corps birthday. In celebration, Marines ac...
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The Torres Family

November 03, 2013 - While the world seems to be fading in to golds, oranges and browns, the bamboo forests around Iwakuni maintain their bri...
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Rachel's Fall Family Mini Session

October 28, 2013 - Shooting a Fall mini session with my friend Rachel's family was so much fun! I especially loved the way little Jacob was...
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The Loewenstein Family

August 07, 2013 - I had a great time at the Kintai Bridge last month with the Loewenstein family! 3-year-old Liam was an adorable bundle o...
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Lotus Fields

August 06, 2013 - I did not spend as much time as I would have liked in the lotus fields, due to my apparent allergy to them. Within 15 mi...
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The Amayas' Baby Bump Shoot...

June 21, 2013 - Congratulations to Nick and Neda, who are expecting their first baby in July. I was honored to do their maternity sessio...
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Iwakuni Iris Festival

June 09, 2013 - I made time in my schedule last week to head out to the Kintai Bridge and Kikko Park area before the weekend's annual Ir...
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My first official clients I wasn't related to...

May 21, 2013 - ... were the Elders, who celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary this month. They were such a fun couple to shoot, ea...
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