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What I enjoy most about photographing families with teenagers is the parent-child dynamic.

Sometimes disagreements, dissents or disinterest may surface, but when you peel off those outer layers, you get parents who BEAM with pride when they speak of their children, teens who hug their parents when they least expect it, and perhaps, when they’re Seniors looking into Colleges, they apply to one that is nearby home because that’s where they are loved unconditionally…

…and being close to that, they realize, isn’t so bad.   <3


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  1. Caroline

    Amazing photos despite the 2 teenagers’ attitudes. Somehow you managed to capture a family togetherness that we don’t normally show. Thanks so much. Esp. love the one of Tyler hugging his mommy! 😉

    • You are so humble, Caroline. Your kids are really amazing individuals, and there is a lot of family togetherness….more than you are probably aware of. That’s why you have me! =:D I’ll capture those moments and share them with you.

      I feel so honored to get to see you guys again and the lucky one who got to photograph Tyler for his Senior year! 🙂 Congratulations to you and Ted too. xoxo