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FRENCHIES

French Bull dogs are amongst some of the most adorable and expressive creatures on earth, in my opinion. Recently, we attended a Specialty Show where we had the opportunity to see a lot of them up close and personal and it gave me the opportunity to have some fun and do some personal work. Some of you may not know my own labradors were a focus of my early beginnings as a photographer. Here are a few of my favorites starting out with the judging — I love the connection between this Frenchie and the judge; the Frenchie is really working it as if to say “Aren’t I cute and a wonderful breed standard? Pick ME!”.

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Precious young one!

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I well know this universal doggie look — “Cookie?”

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Love their ears!

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Patiently waiting.

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I personally know this handsome boy is very much loved and pampered, as all dogs should be : )

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I think this is just about my favorite shot of the day!

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Thanks Michelle for letting me know about the Specialty!

Jacquie - July 1, 2011 - 10:07 am

Love seeing the Frenchies and the great pics! A nice contrast from your big kids. Especially like the last B&W, all of the textures, and of course, those eyes….

Thanks!

Patricia Uffelman - June 28, 2011 - 11:11 am

Thanks Ken ~ You and Michelle make a great team! Love the photos Michelle does of this adorable breed.

Ken - June 28, 2011 - 10:30 am

Hey great pics at our specialty and our boy Leo. And yes he is absolutely loved and pampered!

Patricia Uffelman - June 26, 2011 - 9:00 am

Yes, great faccias! Getting one? I heard someone say they were like peanuts–you can’t get just one. Kind of like Andrea : )

Jo Ann - June 26, 2011 - 8:57 am

So much character in such a compact body. Love the faccia, great shots. When will you be getting one???

Shannon & Sean

It is pretty special to be asked to photograph a proposal of marriage. When Sean first contacted me and told me about all of his well-thought out plans to propose to his girl friend in Napa Valley, I knew this would be a really fun shoot. Shannon was completely surprised and of course said “yes”! Here are a few of my favorites.

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Congratulations!

Napa Valley Elopement at Churchill Manor, Jeff & Amanda

We kicked off our 2011 wedding season with the marriage of Jeff and Amanda at Churchill Manor! Here are a few of our favorites from their special day . . . starting out with this portrait of them by the piano.

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If you have been following our blog, you have seen photos of Eddy, the resident kitty of Churchill Manor. It is not uncommon to see him outside basking in the sunshine. I think he knows he is handsome.

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Here are a few portraits of the bride pre-ceremony that have a very reflective and peaceful feel to them.

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Detail of the flower on the bride’s dress, along with her bouquet of red roses, which by the way, was particularly fragrant.

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The song book on the piano just so happened to be open to this page upon our arrival.

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The bride descending the stairs on her way to the ceremony.

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Ceremony performed by Pastor Bob Groves.

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Celebrating with a little bubbly after the ceremony. The red roses on the cake matched the bride’s bouquet.

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Time for some portraits of the bride and groom together as newlyweds.

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A sweet moment.

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Walking hand in hand.

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Wishing you two all the best!

Patricia Uffelman - January 21, 2011 - 5:37 pm

You are welcome Amanda! You two were fun to work with. : )

Lora - January 21, 2011 - 10:11 am

Wow, just beautiful!!!!

Amanda Barnard - January 20, 2011 - 6:32 pm

LOVE them! Thank you so much for capturing our special day!

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