Thursday, June 19, 2008

First 'official' commercial photography session!

I had an unexpected surprise~ my friend Kathy asked me to photograph her husband's workplace and staff at his dental office for their upcoming website, which will soon be at  Chris and his crew are so fun and we had a great time~ a couple of the staff's children were also surprised to be models and they did a wonderful job! I am so happy with how the photos turned are some of my faves, feel free to post comments and let me know which ones you like!


  1. WOW! These pictures are terrific! You have a unique talent, and I am so excited about your new business. The first picture of Lori is great- and I love the one of Austin smiling up at Lori in the chair. I also love the one of Janine working on her daughter- her kids were perfect models! I will be sure to recommend you to everyone I know. Thanks again for such a great, fun time photographing our office! Kathy

  2. I love the one of the boy in the chair with his eyes looking at you. Classic of a poser - it's like he is saying 'Are you getting this?' great job!


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Giving Back~ Organizations supported by Circle of Life Photography

In giving back, Circle of Life Photography's main goal is to help those experiencing extreme poverty and nourishing them with food, shelter and spiritual guidance. Education is a big part of helping people learn how to help themselves and change the downward spiral of poverty for a better future for themselves and their children. Locally, a more tangible way of giving back is through using my photography gifts to serve others who are experiencing crisis (see NILMDTS and Pillows of Love.)

Compassion International~ Haiti's Child Survival Project

In 2011-12, Circle of Life Photography makes a monthly $30 donation to the non-profit organization, Compassion International, whose goal is to change Haiti through the rescue, nuture and discipling of children during the critical early childhood years.

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Foundation

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation (NILMDTS) gently provides a helping hand and a healing heart for families overcome by the grief and pain of the death of their newborn or infant. Offering gentle and beautiful photography services in a compassionate and sensitive manner is the heart of this organization. The soft, gentle heirloom photographs of these beautiful babies are an important part of the healing process. They allow families to honor and cherish their babies, and share the spirits of their lives. I am an active NILMDTS volunteer photographer for Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Lancaster Women & Babies Hospital.

Joni & Friends Family Retreat

I am honored to be a volunteer photographer at the Joni & Friends Family Retreat in the Poconos (Spruce Lake Retreat) for a week each summer (click here for past blog post.) Joni & Friends seeks to serve as a ministry of outreach to people with disabilities and their families across the US and around the world. Families from around the country attend Family Retreats seeking relaxation, encouragement and a time to strengthen their family.