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Sneak Peek: Anna {SENIOR}

Anna is just one of those people who you can’t help smiling when you are around. She has such a warm, caring personality, and is a blast to hang out with. We met at church, and I have been so blessed to get to know Anna over the last 9 months or so. Loving the…

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  • Jenny HooverSeptember 23, 2009 - 8:37 pm

    Great pics. Love the color.. so sweet with the flowers. The fur hood looked really cool with her hair color.

  • Miriam FiskSeptember 23, 2009 - 8:50 pm

    Thank you for allowing us a sneak preview! I love the photos — and love the one who was photographed. Each picture is so unique and well done!

  • Carrie GriggsSeptember 23, 2009 - 9:43 pm

    I love all the pictures. They are truly beautiful but when you have a great subject how can you not have great pictures!! I have to say I love them all!!

  • Dave & Pat GrijalvaSeptember 23, 2009 - 10:52 pm

    WOW just a NATURAL

  • Dave & Pat GrijalvaSeptember 23, 2009 - 11:03 pm

    What a beautiful young lady. Pictures are clear and pretty, love the one with the hood. Thank you very much for sharing them with us. Anna’s smile is contagious, we could not help but smile too.

    Dave and Patsy Grijalva

  • Nikki DoyleSeptember 24, 2009 - 12:48 am

    Love the one of her wearing the fur jacket
    and the first picture…very pretty
    girl!!!

  • Jamie PullosSeptember 24, 2009 - 7:36 am

    Anna is beautiful! The pictures are great. I think my favorite is the fur hoodie one! So sweet.

  • Sarah PullosSeptember 24, 2009 - 8:24 am

    Great pics Anna! I really like the ones with the flowers.

  • Sandy SuttonSeptember 24, 2009 - 9:49 am

    Anna, We love the pictures!! They all are so beautiful. I can’t believe it is that time for you already!! A SENIOR!! Thanks for sharing with us. We love you! Aunt Sandy

  • W.Jay CraneSeptember 24, 2009 - 10:39 am

    …what a lovely young lady you have become…

  • Trish WebbSeptember 24, 2009 - 10:43 am

    Anna you are GORGEOUS!!!I always knew you’d be amazing! You were so kind and shared your tickle me elmo when you were a baby! Generous from the start! Love the purple shirt. Can’t pick a favorite picture! Lets get them all and wallpaper a room! xo trish

  • Lily WebbSeptember 24, 2009 - 10:48 am

    Hi Anna! When are you going to come and babysit me? My mommy babysat you. Ok so I only share half eaten green beans and sometimes my socks but you could teach me! I love the hoody pic. I clapped my hands for that one! love Lily age 15 months

  • Lezlie CraneSeptember 25, 2009 - 1:40 pm

    Hi Anna, We’ve never met, but I hope to some day. I can see you’re one of our family – a pretty, photogenic young woman. Congratulations on the beautiful pictures and entering your senior year of high school. Yay! Aunt Lezlie

  • Melissa HoyosOctober 3, 2009 - 8:34 pm

    Wow these pictures are beautiful. I cant believe how grown up you are! Miss you so much.

Sneak Peek: The Thompson’s {FAMILY}

I had so much fun tonight! I know that it seems like I say that after every session, but this crazy family I photographed tonight was so much like my own family is was hysterical! In 10 years, this is going to be my and my siblings, mooning each other to get a good laugh…

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  • Charlotte ThompsonSeptember 20, 2009 - 9:13 am

    We enjoyed this photography shoot so much. Thank you, Mandi, for being so accomodating: changing dates, changing locations, dealing with so many people, getting wonderful pictures! We can hardly wait to see the rest of them! And to find the personal links with your family to boot! May God’s blessings continue to fall on you and your loved ones. C & H

  • LisaSeptember 20, 2009 - 11:28 am

    I LOVE these pictures!! Denises’ kids (my niece and nephew) are so photogenic!! Not to mention adorable!

  • Harlan ThompsonSeptember 20, 2009 - 5:04 pm

    Mandi, you did great with all of us running around and being silly. We could not in our wildesr dreams have asked for anything better. Thanks for making this pictire taking session so memorable. Even my 87 year old Mother enjoyed it.

  • Renee WhitingSeptember 20, 2009 - 9:12 pm

    You’re right, what a great looking family! You’ve got to love a family that loves to get together and have fun! I have no doubt that they love these photos!

  • AdrianneSeptember 21, 2009 - 10:12 am

    Great looking family. You did a wonderful job on these, Mandy! Congrats!

Sneak Peek: Jake {SENIOR}

This session was awesome. (realizing I use that word a lot.) Jake’s mom is my {very awesome} nail lady, and I had a blast taking Jake’s senior pictures yesterday. This is one photogenic guy (I keep getting the good-looking ones!), and I am loving how these pictures turned out. I have so many favorites from…

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  • Julie CleggSeptember 15, 2009 - 3:07 pm

    LOVE the one by the river! Great job on these! He’s gonna love them!

  • Dionne BossartSeptember 15, 2009 - 11:00 pm

    Once again, you rocked it. Hello photogenic beautiful bounty of people falling in your lap! It’s awesome! Way to take that gift and work. it. out! (with snapping between each word. think christian from old project runway)

  • AshleeSeptember 16, 2009 - 7:30 am

    😀 they look amazing! Jacob is soo cute. 🙂
    Good job!

  • Bernie-Marie McClainSeptember 16, 2009 - 3:13 pm

    Awww…thanks Amanda. I’m proud of that boy. You are my very awesome nail client. Love ya girl 🙂

Sneak Peek: Tate {WF WEST SENIOR REP}

I had a ton of fun with Tate last night! Tate is one of my reps this year, and we did her mini-session last night in search of the perfect yearbook shot. Tate is an urban girl, so we ended up shooting in downtown Centralia again. I am really loving these pictures…then again, take a…

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  • Mikay Bundy -TranaSeptember 7, 2009 - 8:23 pm

    As usual ever pic is beautiful! Mandi you seem to just know what to shoot. My favorite pic. has to be the one where she is laying on her side. So cute!

  • Renee WhitingSeptember 20, 2009 - 9:14 pm

    Amanda, you are ROCKIN’ your senior sessions!

  • Tabata TvetenOctober 7, 2009 - 2:52 pm

    Tate’s pictures are adorable! love love love!

Sneak Peek: Vanessa {SENIOR}

I had so much fun finding new places to shoot tonight with Vanessa (who is a friend of Araceli and Tate!) Vanessa was a total trooper, up for anything I suggested. I cannot believe my luck lately with sessions…I have had the pleasure of photographing the most beautiful people in great locations with awesome light….

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  • Ana ArceoSeptember 4, 2009 - 11:38 pm

    I love love love all your pics!!!! I’m gonna call mandi and set up a session!!!!! I cant wait to see the rest of them!!!! love you vanessa!!!!

  • jyselaSeptember 5, 2009 - 1:12 pm

    beeeenesssaaa i love your picturess .. you look hella pretty !!

  • VanessaSeptember 5, 2009 - 10:02 pm

    Mandi, thanks sooo much i love how my pics turned out! ;D

  • guillerminaSeptember 7, 2009 - 7:55 pm

    the pics look great!

  • Joel ArceoSeptember 8, 2009 - 11:01 am

    Wow Vanessa ! You look almost as good as me ! Naw but the pictures came out really good !!!!! Think im going to have her take some pics of me ….. (;

  • Tabata TvetenOctober 7, 2009 - 2:56 pm

    love that last one!

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