Monthly Archives: August 2010

Sneak Peek: The Murphy’s {FAMILY}

This is one of my favorite families, ever. They are so genuine, so down to earth, love each other through the good and the bad. We met last year during their Celebrating Adoption session, and since then I have loved hearing bits and pieces of their journey as Ava settles in to life in the…

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  • Renee WhitingAugust 16, 2010 - 4:11 pm

    These are so sweet and I love your storytelling! Lots of love is very obvious in this family!

  • Sarah FelgerAugust 16, 2010 - 7:13 pm

    Love the pics!!! They truly capture the Murphy family well. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Michelle WebsterAugust 16, 2010 - 7:22 pm

    I love these photos! They are so much fun!

  • ShannonAugust 16, 2010 - 7:28 pm

    So cute and fun! Can’t wait to see them in print:)

  • Rebekah GreenAugust 16, 2010 - 7:34 pm

    Beautiful pictures Mandi! They all turned out Gorgeous! I have some pretty cute nieces… ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Lisa Veleff DayAugust 16, 2010 - 7:40 pm

    Those are BEAUTIFUL photos. Love the roasting of the mini-marshmallows, the b&w pic of Christall and Jason, and those girls are just gorgeous!

  • Julia LaggeAugust 16, 2010 - 7:44 pm

    Beautiful. The black and white of you and Jason is a must.

  • NikkiAugust 16, 2010 - 7:53 pm

    I love love love these way cute My favorite is with the two girls on the picnic table ๐Ÿ™‚

  • nat petersonAugust 16, 2010 - 8:16 pm

    A beautiful set of pictures! Cristall, I’ve not yet had the privilege of meeting your family, but I hope I may. What an amazing family y’all make!

  • LeslieAugust 16, 2010 - 8:34 pm

    Beautiful pictures of a fantastic family.

  • DanaAugust 16, 2010 - 10:31 pm

    These are adorable! I love the picnic and outdoorsy setting. I haven’t quite seen this before and I LOVE it! LOVE IT!

  • CamilleAugust 17, 2010 - 4:07 am

    WOW, you guys are so adorable! I love them all… how do you choose?

  • JillianAugust 17, 2010 - 7:44 am

    I really like the indiv pics of the girls on the picnic table, I also love the black and white of ‘mom and dad’….very sweet pics!

  • JillianAugust 17, 2010 - 7:52 am

    I also really like #14

  • Shelly DarnellAugust 17, 2010 - 8:17 am

    Christall, those are fantastic!! I love all of the pictures!! The bw one of you and Jas is romantic. I Love the one of the girls in the shop and the last one of them on the picnic table. I love the ones of Jason and Grace on the “teeter-totter”. Ahhhhh they are all terrific… order them all ๐Ÿ™‚

  • sarah tjepkemaAugust 17, 2010 - 2:54 pm

    also, one of my favorite families ever!! gorgeous – i love how candid the pics are!

  • Lori FoxAugust 17, 2010 - 6:46 pm

    Love the picture of the girls in the shop ๐Ÿ™‚ and all of them. They look so happy ๐Ÿ™‚

Sneak Peek: Queen Bee Winners {FAMILY}

What a fun family to photograph! Between the 2 year old chock-full of energy and the ADORABLE 6 month old, these guys were awesome. On top of that, Mom was one of my Queen Bee Coupons Giveaway winners, and wanted the session because Dad had just come home from Afghanistan. I am thankful for your…

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  • JessicaAugust 16, 2010 - 3:44 pm

    These pictures are great!!! You did a great job capturing all four of them ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Megan AadlandAugust 17, 2010 - 12:35 pm

    I loved looking at the beautiful pictures taken of the Quiggles.

  • Bobbi MorrisAugust 19, 2010 - 4:20 pm

    These pictures are so good! It is nice to see such wonderful pictures when we live so far away!

  • Randy MorrisAugust 21, 2010 - 6:40 am

    Great pics- Beautiful family!!!

  • Carolyn MorrisAugust 23, 2010 - 5:14 am

    I’m glad I don’t have to pick my favorite. Photos are great. Love the variety and the feel of each picture. Very handsome family.

  • Judy CleckleyAugust 23, 2010 - 6:41 am

    Beautiful photos of the Quiggle family – the smiles speak for themselves!

  • Patti MooreAugust 23, 2010 - 7:23 am

    Awesome pictures of the Quiggle family reunited after the Afghanistan tour! It was fantastic to see them all together again!! *tear*

  • JoseAugust 23, 2010 - 8:28 am

    These are really good! So glad you are all together again!

  • Erin ClappAugust 23, 2010 - 10:58 am

    Great outdoor photo shoot to show off a gorgeous family!

  • AnnaAugust 23, 2010 - 9:30 pm

    Great pictures! Can’t wait to see you all!

Sneak Peek: William {SENIOR}

I never tire of doing sessions in our downtown area. It just has so much character, and it is a great backdrop for senior guy sessions. Yesterday I had the pleasure of photographing William, a senior all the way from Orting. William was such a great sport, he even put up with me making him…

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  • Cathy WAugust 12, 2010 - 12:21 pm

    Okay I know I don’t know William but I wanted to help him win his free 8×10.

    Great photos! But I especially like image 3 and image 8.

    Congratulations William on being a Senior this year!

  • Auntie KimAugust 12, 2010 - 6:53 pm

    Will you did amazing and you look amazing. I really like Photo #7,25,27 and 29 those have to be my favorites great job. You are going to look great in your year book. Love ya, Auntie Kim

  • Auntie KimAugust 12, 2010 - 6:53 pm

    Will you did amazing and you look amazing. I really like Photo #7,25,27 and 29 those have to be my favorites great job. You are going to look great in your year book. Love ya, Auntie Kim

  • RobinAugust 12, 2010 - 10:25 pm

    Wow Will…Just seeing these all growed-up photos of you makes me teary. I am so proud of you!!!! Love You, Robin

  • Richard sAugust 12, 2010 - 10:28 pm

    Willy lookin like a stud! Bout time! Lol jk lil brother they all look great!

  • Grandma and GrampaAugust 13, 2010 - 6:42 pm

    What a great looking grandson, we are so proud of you, Grandma and Gramps

  • TeairaAugust 13, 2010 - 8:43 pm

    Will you look so good! I love all of the pictures that she took of you. she did such an amazing job! Rich is right you are a stud lol

  • ThomAugust 13, 2010 - 8:44 pm

    Hey Will you are looking good ๐Ÿ™‚ Love the pics

  • Hazek and KylahAugust 13, 2010 - 8:47 pm

    Hey uncle Will, love all the pictures. Cant believe you are a senior. Love you

  • ThomAugust 13, 2010 - 8:49 pm

    Hey will, like all the pics dude. Looking really sharp

  • TeairaAugust 13, 2010 - 8:51 pm

    Hey will, lol keep trying to add a comment but i haven’t seen it up there yet so im trying again….but she did such a good job all the pictures turned out awesome. You are looking really good, love you

  • MistiAugust 13, 2010 - 8:54 pm

    Hey Will its Misti. I like all the pictures. Good luck this year with being a senior!

  • MakailaAugust 14, 2010 - 12:26 pm

    I just have to tell you u look very grown up in each and everyone of these photos. Its been great to get to know you and I wish you the very best in what it is you decide to do. Congrats on bein a senior. HOO RAH!

  • Dale C. FloryAugust 15, 2010 - 9:01 am

    Very nice photos. I really like the Railroad ones.

  • DawnAugust 15, 2010 - 9:35 am

    Great pic’s. I hope you know how proud Scott and Robin are of you.Good luck in your future endeavors. Dawn..aka..Scott and Robins neighbors!!!

  • TamiAugust 18, 2010 - 6:28 am

    Will, can’t believe you all grown up. Very proud of you!

Sneak Peek: Hadley Ramona {NEWBORN}

What a beautiful little girl with an equally charming name. Hadley is the daughter of my friend Heather, of the one-and-only Queen Bee Coupons. I had so much fun yesterday snuggling her and busting out all of my girly hats and headbands! Two sweet girl newborns in a row, be still my heart! Heather and…

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  • April JohnsonAugust 9, 2010 - 11:58 am

    How beautiful!!! Love them all but my favorite is Hadley on her back with the white flower. Precious photos!!

  • Deb HuntAugust 9, 2010 - 12:16 pm

    These are awesome pictures Hadley is a beautiful baby girl. We love her so much. Aunt Deb

  • MelindaAugust 9, 2010 - 2:14 pm

    She is so precious and we love our little princess. I think one of my favorites is Hadley with white/pink flower in her hair. Grammyโ™ฅ

  • ZeneAugust 9, 2010 - 4:26 pm

    I love the same one April does too! They are all definitely great! My Second fave is the one with the hat!

  • JocelynAugust 9, 2010 - 4:27 pm

    LOVE that big yawn! She is truly adorable!

  • CeliaAugust 9, 2010 - 6:03 pm

    Definitely the flower in her hair and lying on her back.

  • AlexiaAugust 9, 2010 - 6:09 pm

    Such beautiful photos! My favorite is the one with her eyes open and then the one with the white flower.

  • SuzanneAugust 9, 2010 - 7:45 pm

    OMG! So super sweet! You must be proud parents.

  • JenAugust 9, 2010 - 9:48 pm

    What an absolute doll – such a sweetheart! And amazing pictures!

  • StacyAugust 9, 2010 - 10:20 pm

    Hadley is so cute… My favorite is the one with her and the hat… You did a great jobs with the photos… Thanks for putting them online.

  • Pat FlynnAugust 9, 2010 - 10:24 pm

    Precious little girl…I loved them all, but specially like #1 and #7.

  • MimiAugust 9, 2010 - 10:49 pm

    How adorable!! LOVE #7 (on back w/ flower)! Congrats on your new baby girl, from a Queen Bee fan! :o)

Sneak Peek: Coiteux’s {JUST MARRIED}

Rarely have I met two people more in love, more perfectly made for each other, in that opposites-attract, balance-each-other-out sort of way. Iโ€™ve known Jennifer for what feels like forever, but really about 13 years. And boy, can the two of us get into trouble together! Love ya, girl! And Jeremyโ€ฆwell, letโ€™s say within just…

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  • ZeneAugust 9, 2010 - 4:27 pm

    Beautiful as always Miss Manda! My fave is the close up of the flower ribbon…no one ever remembers to get these important shots!

  • RobinAugust 12, 2010 - 10:37 pm

    You don’t know me…But your pics came out beautiful. What lovely Wedding ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope this helps getting closer to your 8X10 too!