August 4, 2007
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wishing I had a water ice

hot in philly. really hot. forgot how hot the northwest is in august hot.never got around to having my water ice. made me think of baltimore and their regional specialty compound word pit beef. spent yesterday evening at the wedding of Amy Gibson and Ian Grant. spent today wandering galleries an ...

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July 31, 2007
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andrew makes pancakes

Had a puppy mom breakfast with Dawn Tacker on Sunday. Sadie and Kalli, the lab girls, played all over the house and the yard. Dawn's son Andrew helped pouring and stirring the pancake batter. Aaah, to be 3 again.

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July 30, 2007
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Forest

To commemorate the summer of turning 13, Forest came to the studio for some portraits. Or rather Forest's delightful mom drove him here for a portrait session. He was a terrific sport about the whole thing. Here is one of my favorites from the shoot. Forest also is a jr lifeguard. Here he is ch ...

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July 15, 2007
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model lab

After shooting the engagement portrait session yesterday, I called Dawn Tacker, of EOSphotography. She was in Balboa Park shooting for Labrador Harbor and invited me to join her. I already had my gear with me, and I met her and the chocolate lab Levi at the Museum of Man. Here is Levi modeling wit ...

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July 15, 2007
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ashley & krista

engagement portrait session at the Marston House and at the former site of ufo in Hillcrest I had a great time photographing these two. They are terrific people and delightful to shoot. those connoisseurs of my work might take note of how horizontal I am shooting at the moment.

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July 15, 2007
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25 foot certification

Trent spent the weekend learning how to sail. Here he is posing with Sadie. The boat shoes, green izod and the yellow lab complete this utterly preppy get-up. full teeth grin.

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July 5, 2007
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jennifer & jesse

I'm going through the entire wedding now, but here are some of my favorite portraits from Sunday's wedding.

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July 3, 2007
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second birthday

Today is the one year anniversary of my near-death drowning. I'm not sure how I feel about this; my heart and mind are all over the place. It seems like today is like a second birthday for me. There are no physical reminders of the accident; no scars or abrasions left. But clearly it is embedded ...

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June 26, 2007
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happy birthday brody!

Brody Backman, my almost nephew, tuned one. It's been a full year for all of us, especially Brody. Here he is in one of his favorite places; Lulu's dog bed.

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