| Elijah Wolf NHS Senior 2021 |

We have had some beautiful days this November, but I’m sure that cold weather will be here before we know it!  Though it was a bit chilly last weekend, that didn’t stop us from capturing this handsome young man!  I can’t believe Elijah is a senior, I’ve known him since he was small and it’s been a joy to watch him grow into a kind, funny, and genuine guy!  We found some amazing places in the alleyways of Napoleon and he showed me some trails by the river that I never knew were there and can’t wait to use again.  His guitar made for the perfect accessory, he even played a few tunes for us as we were out and about!  I can’t wait to see where the future takes him Elijah, thank you for an amazing evening!

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| Jake Beaverson AHS Senior 2021 |

Archbold High School recently wrapped up their football season after a fantastic run into the playoffs!  This last weekend was beautiful and warm with a hint of fall color still left at one of our local nature preserves where we headed out with AHS Senior and football player Jake Beaverson!  Growing up Jake could be found in the creek by his house or playing football, so the woods and football field were the perfect spot for this senior guy.  Though he suffered some injuries this season and wasn’t able to play as much as he had hoped, his love for the game showed as he continuously threw the football and smiled non stop.  It’s been a pleasure capturing this young man over the years and I look forward to hearing about his post high school plans.  Thank you Jake for a wonderful evening and best of luck in your senior year!

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| Rohrs Family 2020 |

November has been unusually warm and we are all taking full advantage of it!  The color has almost completely disappeared from the trees, the crops are harvested, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  Last weekend I had the pleasure of capturing the Rohrs Family, a family that is very dear to our hearts because they are also part of our family.  We headed to their family farm to use their gorgeous red barns and then headed out to their woods to find some color and even see where Tyler dropped his first deer from his tree stand that you see in their sneaks!  Growing up just down the road form one another, enjoying horse rides, farming, and even polka dances together, we love spending time with them all; Luke, Heather, Tyler, and Abbi all played a part in our wedding, we enjoy hearing Luke play and sing in the family polka band, and he is my favorite polka dance partner!  They all have hearts of gold and love our kids like their own, they’ll do anything for you, and I couldn’t have been more excited when they asked to do a family session this fall.  Even though we didn’t have much of a sunset to end the evening, we still captured a wonderful silhouette with the farm behind them; Thank You Rohrs Family for a wonderful evening!

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| Graicen Siler DHS Senior 2021, Fall Session |

As we quickly wrap up the fall season with sessions in the next few weeks and move into graphics projects, we are searching for as much color as we can!  What a challenge we had for Graicen’s fall senior session last weekend; the rain and wind in the days before had taken most of the remaining color from the trees, but we were able to find bit of gorgeous color here and there.  I will surely miss photographing this gorgeous girl each year, what a pleasure it has been to watch her grow through the years!  Next up, her winter session, will we have snow this year?  Certainly hoping we do so that we can create more magic in front of the lens!  Thank you Graicen for such a fun evening!

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| Wheeler Family 2020 |

My time with the Wheeler Family never disappoints, this year we went off roading!  A good reminder to always come prepared, or at least bring a 4×4 😉  Little Miss Moline has grown so much since last year’s session!  We headed out to their woods and found some great spots that hadn’t gotten too wet from the previous days rains.  Miss Mo hammed it up for the camera and couldn’t have been any cuter; we even did her traditional John Deere pedal tractor pose!  I love spending time with this sweet family each year, thank you Wheelers for a wonderful morning!

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| Britenriker Family 2020 |

As we reach mid October it’s hard to know if there will be color on the trees or color on the ground, but last weekend we were lucky enough to have some beautiful yellows and reds on the trees for the Britenriker Family’s session! With eleven kids, eight adults, a couple dogs, and some roaming chickens, we had lots of smiles and laughs in such a beautiful setting! Their navy, gold, and burgundy outfits coordinated perfectly with the brilliant yellows we found back on the trail in the woods.  It’s hard to believe it’s been six years since we last captured this group, they have grown by leaps and bounds!  Thank You Britenriker Family for a wonderful evening!

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| Zoe Castillo AHS Senior 2021 |

The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling, and signs of fall are all around us.  This also means getting to spend time with area seniors as we capture their senior photos!  Last weekend I had the pleasure of meeting up with Zoe and walking a local downtown to find the perfect spots for her before we headed out to hit the trails of a Goll Woods, a state nature preserve.  It was a beautiful day, with gorgeous evening light and a dramatic golden hour!  I’ve been lucky to work with Zoe each fall through the AHS Marching Band and their numerous activities.  Her beautiful smile lit up every picture; from brick wall to a wildflower patch, she was stunning!  Thank you Zoe for a wonderful evening, best of luck in your Senior Year!

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| Zirkes Family 2020 |

Fall is finally here and the weather has been beautiful!  While this year has been unusual to say the least, it has been refreshing to see so many familiar faces!  Two years ago I met Alicia and Matt for their maternity session, they were complete strangers to me then, but today, they are wonderful friends whom I love catching up with!  They recently moved to the Cleveland area, but I was so excited to meet up with them while they were here visiting family.  Warren has grown so much and has such an adorable personality and a love for dinosaurs that you can see we had his dad use to help get him to smile!  We picked up right where we left off and it was so refreshing to see them, laugh, and smiles together.  Thank you Zirkes Family for an amazing evening, can’t wait for our next session!

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Quinones Family 2020 |

As summer is winding down and we start getting ready for hoodies, pumpkins, and fall colors, there is still so much summer beauty around us!  I met up with the Quinones Family at a local woods where we found gorgeous greens and sweet little yellow flowers!  It’s been a few years since we captured this adorable family and they did not disappoint!  Mila helped me to pose her mom and dad and even got some fabulous smiles from them; we even caught a natural sun flare!  It’s been an honor to watch this sweet family grow since photographing Mila as a newborn; thank you Pops, Jo, and Mila for a wonderful evening!

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| Graicen Siler 2021 Senior, Summer |

Senior sessions are some of my favorites.  Every senior brings an individuality to their session in their locations, outfits, and props.  We started planning Graicen’s senior session last fall and she knew that she wanted to do some in each season; what a great idea to capture your senior year as the seasons change!  Last Friday we got together for her summer session and had a wonderful time finding unique spots at the local reservoir. Stay tuned for more of Graicen as the seasons change!

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