This beauty is not only stunning on the outside, but she radiant on the inside. I have known this lovely lady a long time and she had grown into a fantastic young woman. She is not only gorgeous, she is hysterical, kind and very strong. I know her future will be very bright and I hope that I get a chance to catch up with her on her adventures as she sets off on her own.

Meet Madeline:

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Absolute Favorite Place: Munich, Germany or in a rowing shell on the allegheny

Biggest Celebrity Crush: Andrew Garfield or Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Favorite Reality Show: I dont really watch any!

Favorite Snack Foods: Baby Bell cheese or a plum

Favorite Color: Indigo blue

Most Recent Download to my ipod: Animal collective’s new album Centipede Hz

Best Book I’ve Read: A Clockwork Orange

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Mac or PC? No preference really

If I Inherited a Million Bucks Today I would: Put it towards college and help out my mom. Maybe I’d spend a couple hundred on music and shopping

My Favorite Food is: chocolate of any sort!

Last Thing I Bought: chocolate chip cookie. It was delicious

My Favorite Movie is: Too many to choose from! I like Catch Me If You Can

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At Starbuck’s My Usual is: Vanilla frap

My Favorite Place to Shop is: bookstores or the southside of pittsburgh

Sunday Mornings You Will Find Me: Sleeping off the week’s stress and eating pancakes!

Friday night you will find Me: driving around with friends

One Goal I have this Year: get into a college I really like

Place I Most Want to Visit: Greece..or Egypt..or India…so many places!

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Gadget I MUST Have: My iPod

Something That Makes Me Happy: My friends

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Mint chocolate chip

Something That is Over-rated: Can’t think of anything specific at the moment!

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Have a great senior year Madeline! South Hills Mt. Lebanon Photographericon smile

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This was the week of senior pictures! Still trying to catch up on the blog. This petite little lady was a joy to work with, as was her mother. She is small but spunky! Her eyes are amazing and I think she resembles Brooke Shields a little…what do you think?

Meet Carson:

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Absolute Favorite Place: London

Biggest Celebrity Crush: Daniel Radcliffe

Favorite Reality Show: “What not to Wear” is pretty entertaining!

Favorite Snack Foods: chocolate chip cookies

Favorite Color: Orange

Most Recent Download to my ipod: Camino a encontrarte by los claxons

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Best Book I’ve Read: The Gatekeeper series by Anthony Horowitz

Mac or PC? PC

If I Inherited a Million Bucks Today I would: Donate some to charity, save some for the future, and travel the world.

My Favorite Food is: Pasta!

Last Thing I Bought: A new pair of shoes

My Favorite Movie is: Mrs.Doubtfire

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At Starbuck’s My Usual is: Mocha cookie crumble frappuccino

My Favorite Place to Shop is: Nordstrom, urban outfitters, anywhere I can find cool stuff.

Sunday Mornings You Will Find Me: At church with my family.

Friday night you will find Me: Hanging out with my friends.

One Goal I have this Year: Make the right choice in choosing a college.

Place I Most Want to Visit: There are so many! But right now probably Spain.

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Gadget I MUST Have: my iPod

Something That Makes Me Happy: Making other people laugh

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Ben and Jerry’s Phish food

Something that is over-rated: Trying to be someone you’re not

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Have a fantastic senior year! You are going to do great things!

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Wow, what a fun session I had tonight. It was the perfect night and this young lady was stunning. I just love doing these Senior Picture Sessions. The girls are just so bubbly…it’s contagious.

Meet Cameron:

Absolute Favorite Place: Some private beach

Biggest Celebrity Crush: Channing tatum, Ryan Gosling, and Douglas Booth

Favorite Reality Show: Awkward and Laguna Beach(I know I know)

Favorite Snack Foods: Cereal

Favorite Color: light blue/green or lilac

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Most Recent Download to my ipod: Safe and Sound by Rebelution

Best Book I’ve Read: Too many! Loved Eat, Pray, Love and Dear John or Catcher and the Rye

Mac or PC? Mac

If I Inherited a Million Bucks Today I would: Buy a house on the beach or atop a mountain in Colorado

My Favorite Food is: anything chocolate

Last Thing I Bought: Studded mid boots

My Favorite Movie is: As of right now “LOL” but it changes every month

At Starbuck’s My Usual is: venti passion tea lemonade sweetened or mocha coconut frap(they already know)

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My Favorite Place to Shop is: urban outfitters

Sunday Mornings You Will Find Me: sitting on my porch doing some sort of homework or watching kardashians in my bedroom

Friday night You Will Find Me: some where with my friends that was planned last minute

One Goal I have this Year: Get in to a reach school

Place I Most Want to Visit: Greece and Italy

Gadget I MUST Have: My iPhone

Something That Makes Me Happy: My family , friends, and dogs!

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: mint choco chip

Something That is Over-rated: Facebook

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Good Luck next year Cameron…I know you are going to do great!

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I knew when Caroline contacted me that she was going to need a unique session. I knew right away she was not a “flowers in the field” kinda gal, and I wanted to make sure she felt comfortable being who SHE is (since this is all about her after all). We had the best time hitting the playground and capturing her giant smile. She made me laugh several times–she’s has a very witty sense of humor. She plays many instruments in the school band and we wanted to include a little of that too. I think this session fit her perfectly!

Meet Caroline:

Absolute Favorite Place: Bar Harbor, Maine and Pasadena, California

Biggest Celebrity Crush: Bradley Cooper

Favorite Reality Show: Say Yes to the Dress (Kleinfelds not the Southern one ew.)

Favorite Snack Foods: Popcorn

Favorite Color: Purple, Green, and Yellow

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Most Recent Download to my ipod: Tage wie diese by Die Toten Hosen (they’re a German band)

Best Book I’ve Read: It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Mac or PC? Mac

If I Inherited a Million Bucks Today I would: Expand my nailpolish collection/ donate to charity

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My Favorite Food is: Ceasar Salad

Last Thing I Bought: A Cigar Box from a rummage sale

My Favorite Movie is: Sleeping Beauty

At Starbuck’s My Usual is: Venti Sweetend Iced Lemonade Tazo Tea

My Favorite Place to Shop is: Anthropoligie and The Gap

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Sunday Mornings You Will Find Me: Either church or sleeping!

Friday night You Will Find Me: Playing in the Drumline at football games or hanging with my friends

One Goal I have this Year: Survive band camp and enjoy every moment of senior year

Place I Most Want to Visit: Greece

Gadget I MUST Have: car radio

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Good Luck this year South Hills Mt. Lebanon Photographericon smile I think you will shine!

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It’s so awesome when a client comes back to me for another session. First, because I love that they were so happy they wanted to come back for more, and second because it’s so fun to see how much the kids have grown. These three are a hoot! I was shocked when the youngest just started talking to me…last time I saw him he wasn’t speaking in complete sentences! We had a great night. Enjoy…

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This is what I call a framer…or a must get on a canvas shot:

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Nothing like a Mother and her son…

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This is the week of senior pictures and I am having a blast. It’s such an exciting time for these clients and I love hearing about all of what they have planned. Tonight I met Jessie who is tiny, but fierce! I loved her shoes and her mom was a real trooper as we ran after the sun! Without further adieu….

Meet Jessie:

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Absolute Favorite Place: Venice Beach, California

Biggest Celebrity Crush: Matt Damon

Favorite Reality Show: I don’t really watch any!

Favorite Snack Foods: Oreos and goldfish

Favorite Color: Turquoise and purple

Most Recent Download to my ipod: Little Talks by Of Monsters and Men

Best Book I’ve Read: Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut or The Pact by Jodi Picoult

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Mac or PC? PC

If I Inherited a Million Bucks Today I would: Donate to nonprofits and travel everywhere!

My Favorite Food is: All types of fruit

Last Thing I Bought: New bathing suit

My Favorite Movie is: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

At Starbuck’s My Usual is: Dark Roast Coffee

My Favorite Place to Shop is: Forever 21, H&M, PacSun, Urban Outfitters, I could go on..

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Sunday Mornings You Will Find Me: At a hot yoga class

Friday night You Will Find Me: Hanging out with my friends

One Goal I have this Year: Get into Pitt!

Place I Most Want to Visit: Israel

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Gadget I MUST Have: My ipod

Something That Makes Me Happy: Yoga

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Cookies & Cream

Something That is Over-rated: Most songs on the radio!

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Good Luck next year Jessie!!

Thank you to Cassandra’s Florals–you should really call her if you need flowers. She does great work!

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Tonight I met Katie and her mom and we had a great time together. Katie was a really great model, doing all kinds of things I asked her to do. South Hills Mt. Lebanon Photographericon smile I hope you love these as much as I loved our time together. Good luck with your senior year, I have a feeling I might be seeing you again for some babysitting!

Meet Katie:

Absolute Favorite Place: Salvo, North Carolina

Biggest Celebrity Crush: Ashton Kutcher

Favorite Reality Show: Big Brother, definitely my guilty pleasure

Favorite Snack Foods: fruits and almonds!

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Favorite Color: orange

Most Recent Download to my ipod: small bump by ed sheeran

Best Book I’ve Read: Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Mac or PC? Mac

If I Inherited a Million Bucks Today I would: start saving for college/ donate!

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My Favorite Food is: sushi!

Last Thing I Bought: hmm probably food

My Favorite Movie is: 10 Things I Hate About You

At Starbuck’s My Usual is: Iced Caramel Macchiato

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My Favorite Place to Shop is: H&M, Forever 21, PacSun.. where ever there are cute things!

Sunday Mornings You Will Find Me: In bed

Friday night You Will Find Me: Hanging with friends!

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One Goal I have this Year: Have as much fun as possible and still pass O. Chem!

Place I Most Want to Visit: France

Gadget I MUST Have: My ipod

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Today I woke my kids up at 6:00 AM to watch the sun rise. This is definitely not common in my house (we are usually still sleeping until AT LEAST 8:30/9:00 AM most days!) We are having a great time all together on vacation this week (nap time right now).

As we watched the sun rise on this beautiful day I felt so blessed. God is good.

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These two adorable kids came all the way from New York to see me. I am just in love with them both. Little J makes me work, he’s the energizer bunny, but OMG is that kid cute. We played hide and seek and he played the drums with every stick he could find. Little miss M is just the sweetest little lady. She sure is a ham already, I have a feeling that comes from mom. These two were just delightful to spend the afternoon with. Have a wonderful baptism this weekend and we’ll see you next time you are in the Burgh!

Look at the eyes on these kids…I did nothing to make them sparkle like that! That’s God’s hand at work there.

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She thinks I am funny….or funny looking…

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Tonight I had the pleasure of photographing another 2013 graduate. She was so unassuming and sweet. I could tell just from talking to her over the past few weeks that she is super down to earth and very sure of herself. I love her pictures because they are so “her”–she’s not trying to be anything but who she is. I love that. PS…you totally DO remind me of Keira Knightley. I think you have the exact same smile. South Hills Mt. Lebanon Photographericon smile

Meet Katelyn:

Absolute Favorite Place: Scranton, PA! or Boston.

Biggest Celebrity Crush: Andrew McCutchen or Garrett Jones.

Favorite Reality Show: I don’t watch reality tv!

Favorite Snack Foods: pretzels, doritos, and jax

Favorite Color: blue

Most Recent Download to my ipod: sway by Michael Bublé

Best Book I’ve Read: 19 minutes by Jodi Picoult (and the entire Harry Potter series of course!)

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Mac or PC? I wish i had a mac!

If I Inherited a Million Bucks Today I would: buy a new house and travel!

My Favorite Food is: ice cream, followed in a close second by pizza

Last Thing I Bought: a tshirt and pretzel m&ms!

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My Favorite Movie is: probably dumb and dumber. I also like how to lose a guy in 10 days

At Starbuck’s My Usual is: iced tea or cafe latte

My Favorite Place to Shop is: the gap!

Sunday Mornings You Will Find Me: at 8:00 mass and then at asbury heights where I am a waitress, haha its always very exciting

Friday night You Will Find Me: hanging out with my friends or laying on the counch

One Goal I have this Year: be happy with my college decision

Place I Most Want to Visit: Italy

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Gadget I MUST Have: shower radio

Something That Makes Me Happy: corny jokes

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: chocolate

Something That is Over-rated: nicki minaj!

Have a great year Katelyn, I have a feeling you are going places!

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