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Archive for August, 2007

Sisters Olivia and Sophia are back in Pittsburgh after living in Europe, and their parents wanted some shots of them with the city skyline in back. Even with the sun shining, the city was hazy that day… but it still was a nice day for portraits, and they couldn’t be cuter.

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This was as clear as it got:
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August 31, 2007 in PERSONAL

Last night I went to see the Chihuly exhibit at the Phipps. It lived up to the hype, and was even better than I expected; a fabulous blend of art and nature.

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August 26, 2007 in WEDDINGS

Christine and Danny couldn’t have asked for better weather in August! Last Saturday was sunny and cool, and a perfect wedding day for such a nice couple. They were married at Heinz Chapel, with the reception at the 20th Century Club in Oakland. The club is a hidden gem–so for those of you planning a party or wedding, keep it in mind!

Christine by one of the windows at the club:
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Riding in their friend’s 1950s Packard:
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They also hired Giggles the Clown to entertain the kids after dinner!
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Today I took a few minutes out to photograph the sunflowers from my garden. I think I needed some sun after these past few days of rain.

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August 21, 2007 in WEDDINGS

What fun to photograph Mehgan and Allan’s wedding on August 11. And what a beautiful day it was!

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They were married at the Allegheny Center Alliance Church:
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With the reception at The Club at Nevillewood:
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Love this shot of Brad’s (second shooter) of the guys:
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The top of the cake:
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The grand staircase at Nevillewood:
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August 10, 2007 in PORTRAITS

For those of you (women) with babies in Pittsburgh, check out Urban Mommies. Founders Sheila Solomon and Jennifer Bails organize cultural events, tours, and fun things to do around town for moms that are stroller-friendly. Last week I joined the Urban Mommies for a photo shoot in the park. We may team up again for more photos, so stay tuned! Here are the urban babies:

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I met Jordan’s mother at a wedding I photographed, and last year took her brother’s senior photos. Now Jordan is going to be a senior in high school, and we had a fun time in the park. Here are some of my favorite shots:

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August 8, 2007 in WEDDINGS

Jessica and Michael got married on July 28 at St. James Church in Sewickley, and everything about their wedding was beautiful! I’ve really enjoyed getting to know them, and what a treat to photograph their wedding.

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Love that flower in her hair:
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The flower girl:
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The stunning Edgeworth Club:
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The cake and surroundings were so beautiful that I have to include two photos:
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August 3, 2007 in PORTRAITS

I had a great time photographing 3 month-old Griffin earlier this week. Is he cute or what?

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His mom, Laura, and I loved the hat (more than he did):
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Getting tired…
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