The Continental Divide

The Continental Divide

This girl (pictured below).  One of my favorite people and she moved away from me to Denver!  Well, the only good thing about this is I got to visit her in Denver!  I had never stepped foot in Colorado before last week and was so happy to have an excuse to visit.  Here are some photos from our mini roadtrip up to Winter Park and the Continental Divide.  I might have complained a little too much about the cold but the photos turned out misty magical.  It was worth the temporary freezing of my limbs.

(also, these photos remind me of one of my favorite songs and videos, so very cold and beautiful – elephants and little girls)

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Bubblemania!

Bubblemania!

I was invited to document Colin’s 2nd birthday last weekend (the cutie that can’t keep his eyes off the magic bubble solution below).  It was my first time encountering this type of entertainment at a kid’s birthday party and, let me tell ya, I’m sold.  It was even hard for me to keep my eyes off the bubbles and in my camera.  Here is their website if any LA parents are interested –

http://www.bubblemaniaandcompanyla.com

Invite me to your next bubble party so I can take more magical pictures like these!

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I’m having this at my next birthday.

 

– Shannon

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Dreamy – A Maternity Portrait Session in Pasadena

Dreamy – A Maternity Portrait Session in Pasadena

I’m a little obsessed with the images from this shoot.  Magic!   Gina’s baby (Dreamer) was actually due that week, maybe it was her spirit that made this shoot extra dreamy…

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Side Note – October and November holiday mini sessions now filling up.  Message me to book yours!

 

-Shannon

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