Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ian + Mama {newborn portraits}

What a sweet relationship to document, that between a 9 day old baby and his mama. So many of these pictures had me oohing and ahhing and getting a little teary eyed over as I was editing them! Every mother should have images like this to celebrate the bond she has with her sweet new…

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  • LindaMay 28, 2012 - 4:47 pm

    The pictures of Ian and Dusti are beautiful! What a marvelous job of capturing the tenderness of a newborn and their mother.

  • LindaMay 28, 2012 - 4:48 pm

    Simply gorgeous!

  • LindaMay 28, 2012 - 4:54 pm

    These are simply breathtaking…so beautiful!

  • Dusti TrickleMay 28, 2012 - 5:06 pm

    Thank you Mandi. We had so much fun today. These pictures turned out beautiful, thank you for such a great experience and wonderful photos.

  • Jani MorrishMay 28, 2012 - 5:18 pm

    These are absolutely beautiful. I wish I had similar ones done when I had my last baby.

  • KayMay 28, 2012 - 5:28 pm


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  • Kristy TrickleMay 28, 2012 - 5:56 pm

    Love the pictures you truly capture the love and beauty of mother & child .

  • Kristy TrickleMay 28, 2012 - 6:17 pm

    Beautiful pictures!!!!!!!

  • CaroleeMay 28, 2012 - 6:24 pm

    You both look so in love!

  • BeccaMay 28, 2012 - 6:24 pm

    Great pictures!!! Beautiful!!!!

  • JannaMay 28, 2012 - 6:40 pm

    That is the sweetest photo

  • Cathy StarrMay 28, 2012 - 6:55 pm


  • twila reiseMay 28, 2012 - 6:56 pm

    great pictures!

  • LeahMay 28, 2012 - 7:15 pm

    These pictures all look so peaceful! What a beautiful way to show the special bond between Mother and Baby.

  • brandiMay 28, 2012 - 7:27 pm

    Beautiful pictures, absolutely wonderful!!

  • brandiMay 28, 2012 - 7:28 pm

    Beautiful pictures, absolutely wonderful!

  • Linda DudleyMay 28, 2012 - 7:29 pm

    These are, without a doubt, the best newborn portraits I have ever seen! Great job. Dusti, your baby is so sweet.

  • kelly lawnMay 28, 2012 - 7:40 pm

    What an incredible shoot! You captured Dusti and Ian as a fresh and tenderbond being forged. Amazing πŸ™‚

  • PaulineMay 28, 2012 - 8:34 pm

    Beautiful pictures……adorable.

  • KateMay 28, 2012 - 8:50 pm

    Love them, my favorite is the black and white with Dusti and Ian, where Dusti is smiling.

  • Earlene McGuireMay 29, 2012 - 8:14 am

    These are so absolutely precious,how would you ever choose just one.

  • DebbieMay 29, 2012 - 11:24 am

    So adorable. I would not know which one to choose

  • LawnaMay 29, 2012 - 11:46 am

    These pictures are amazing Dusty! Capturing such a sweet moment in two people’s lives. Great photography!

  • ToniMay 29, 2012 - 6:55 pm

    Dusti, these are the sweetest. I love the one with the little elf-like hat! I can’t wait to met Ian.

Katie {maternity portraits}

What a special time being pregnant is; you wait, sometimes not so patiently, for your little miracle to arrive, and yet when you look back upon those 9 months that seemed to drag by, it can be hard to remember them. We are so busy eating the right things, seeing the doctor, painting and decorating…

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Jewell {daddy n me session}

Isn’t Miss Kennadee adorable?! It is so much fun seeing people I’ve known for a long time in their new roles as dad or mom! I look forward to capturing more darling pictures of Kennadee and her family very soon! Be sure to leave some love for Chad and Kennadee (add a comment below) to…

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  • Andrea AmesMay 27, 2012 - 3:36 pm

    What a sweet set of pics.

  • Diane JewellMay 27, 2012 - 6:21 pm

    Of course I think they’re both adorable!
    Great job Mandi!

  • Angela LambMay 27, 2012 - 9:39 pm

    Love these sweet pictures!! Great idea to capture such precious moments πŸ™‚

  • Jennifer ScaliciMay 28, 2012 - 3:04 am

    Never was a baby ever so wanted or loved!!!

  • Craig TaylorMay 28, 2012 - 4:54 am

    Kennadee is cute, but I can’t say the same for daddy : ).

  • Elyse HawksMay 28, 2012 - 1:27 pm

    Adorable photos! πŸ™‚

  • Lori GablerMay 28, 2012 - 5:19 pm

    Chad- Pictures to last a lifetime! So cute.

  • Margie TrentlageMay 28, 2012 - 8:23 pm

    Darling pictures, thank you for sharing:-)

  • Michael PerozzoJune 3, 2012 - 2:06 pm

    Great pics! Congrats, Chad!

  • Grace HamiltonJune 3, 2012 - 2:13 pm

    This adorable! Love the daddy and me idea!

  • LindseyJune 3, 2012 - 4:54 pm

    Love this picture of my cousin with his cute baby girl!

  • LindaBrysonCarterJune 3, 2012 - 9:24 pm

    Beautiful portrait that shows the beauty of Baby Kennadee and her handsome Daddy.
    What a great idea and a wonderful capture of a moment for a lifetime of memory.

Mike and Izaak {daddy n me portraits}

This session was so much fun! We had a light saber fight (with the best faces ever!), played on the swings, and the crossing of the monkey bars are my favorite! What a great symbol of the relationship between a father and son. Lots of laughs and lots of goofy playtime! All boys, all the…

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Jeremy and Kendall {daddy n me portraits}

Yesterday I got to hang out with two great families for Daddy n Me sessions! I will tell you, there was no mistaking the difference between these and the Mommy n Me sessions! Mommy n Me were all about cuddles, flowers and kisses, and the Daddy n Me sessions were all about playing! Light sabers…

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