Category Archives: Children

Gina’s RV

I’m amazed by the families I photograph. They go to such great lengths to love their families and keep them close. Like this multi-image print shown here (I call it a “storyboard”) of twins, Gia and Jet. The session was going well enough, but not great, then their Mom, Gina said, “Let me get the music”. […]

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Wait for the Magic

Steele and Sterling are twin brothers. And…they are a handful. What four year old boy isn’t? But then, you have two of them together, and the energy doubles—no—quadruples! Not only that, but one of them has autism. Not as severe as it could be, but severe enough to affect his ability to stay in one […]

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Fifty-Six Seconds

So I was at this wedding, and good friends were coming whose family I had taken portraits of not long ago. But I had neglected to get a portrait of their daughter. The day of the wedding was lovely, the gardens of the Thomas Gilcrease House were lush, the opportunity was unfolding for a fine […]

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A Classic Child’s Portrait

A woman’s first classic portrait should be when she turns four, has left infancy behind and is entering childhood. In the case of Emmie, whose portrait you see here, her first classic portrait took place when she was still three. The fact that she was not quite four made creating the portrait a bit more […]

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Mother and Child

So the fall day was nippy, but mother and child appeared, so we set about creating portraits. Stuart Park in Tulsa was gusting with wind, the hair bow kept falling off, and between mother and child there was static, then simpatico. The strobe I was using was whipped by the wind, whopping it cockeyed again […]

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