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Family Sessions In My Backyard

Deep Creek Lake Family Photographer

Yesterday I blogged about a session that I did four years ago and reminisced a bit about what was going on in my life at that time. Four years ago we were living in Morgantown, WV and anxiously awaiting the official groundbreaking of our new home build. The year before that, we found the land, explored Continue Reading




50th Anniversary Session: Peggy & Gene

Deep Creek Lake Photographer

I’m not sure if I’ll get the opportunity to post this entire session and because I have people wanting to see more, I thought sharing the full sneak peek might be satisfying. 🙂 I shared one image from Peggy and Gene’s 50th anniversary session sneak peek on my JFP Facebook page yesterday and it received 106 Continue Reading




Summer Family Portrait Sessions

Deep Creek Lake Portrait Photographer

Well, it’s happening. My calendar is booking up quicker and earlier than expected, and I’m having to turn people away. Even though my business is happy with a full calendar, I still dislike turning people away. It’s missed opportunity with either new or returning clients, and really, I’m just bad at saying no and want to Continue Reading




Fike Fall Portraits

Garrett County MD Portrait Photographer

I told myself this wouldn’t happen. I told myself I wouldn’t let myself get behind in work this year, at least when it came to editing and sharing blog posts. Well, it’s December 1st and while I feel “on track” with my editing, I am definitely not “on track” with my blog posting. Here’s poor Continue Reading




The S Family: Summer Portraits

Southwest PA Portrait Photographer

I met Ellen at MOPS. She’s an outgoing, spunky, insanely sweet mama of three and anyone that knows her, is blessed to know her. 🙂  She and her family live on a farm in southwest PA and they’ve turned it into the Footprints Farm business. They grow quality meats, vegetables and herbs by using natural and traditional farming Continue Reading

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