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I begged my friend to let me photograph her kids so she brought them over and they are so adorable.  Problem was we were getting eaten alive by the bugs outside where the light was good and we had to come inside where the light sucked!  I learned real quick that kids move fast!  Not…

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  • Jessika OleniczakAugust 18, 2008 - 1:39 pm

    These are my nieces and you did an amazing job, these look so great….

  • melissaSeptember 7, 2008 - 8:15 am

    Hi Jessica, I’m so glad you liked the pictures. I hope to photograph these two girls again soon! I think in a grassy park in cute little dresses would be adorable!

I just finished my math final so I haven’t been taking many pictures, spent too much time doing homework :(  But I passed so now I can get back to the fun stuff!!  We got a new sprinkler to try to save our front yard and one of our dogs, Maxie, took offense to it and…

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My husband races a 4cyl Mustang at the Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, SC. We live in Virginia, northern Virginia at that. So about every other weekend or so we drive the 5.5 hours to the border of NC and SC so he can race. He loves it, it is his passion. I always take…

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  • saubertAugust 1, 2008 - 12:44 pm

    WOW, that sure is a good looking race car driver!!!!!!! He must get his looks from his momma!!!

  • JusAugust 10, 2008 - 4:47 pm

    these are fantastic images!!

  So before my wedding when I was having all my dress fittings I drove past this gorgeous church on my way to my alterationist.  It was awesome timing as I was doing a supervised study on the changing architecture of churches over the years.  Long title but basically it meant I went out and…

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Here are some pics from our honeymoon in Cape May, NJ.  Mostly just playing around with my camera and taking pics of funky things I saw.  The two dogs are our babies.  The yellow lab is Sadie Mae and the rottie mix is Maxie.  We found a great pet friendly BnB in Cape May called…

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