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I really dig taking senior pics and would love to hear what ideas you have to make your senior photos as YOU as possible. Are you into sports? Have a favorite car? Or pet? (I LOVE animals) What’s your favorite color? Let me know so we can create one of a kind moments during your senior session. Let’s Chat! Contact me for a rate sheet and more information.

Picking Pumpkins

I finally picked all my pumpkins! A rainy fall delayed the process a bit, and a few of my pumpkins have a little green on them but with the sun shining they will all be bright orange just in time for Halloween. It also gave me a chance to practice my self-timer settings on my camera.

 

Harvesting pumpkins is easily one of the best workouts of the year.

 

Summer Days

Every season I change my mind about which season is my favorite. In the Spring I love the Spring, in the Summer I love the Summer; you get the point. I love each season for what it brings. Summertime brings us long days with late night sunsets, fields of green and if we’re lucky beautiful rainstorms. Summer always goes by so fast, and then I look forward to fall. Here are a few of my favorite shots from all the days in between this past Summer.

pastures

cows

dog tails sticking out above beanfields

MY FIRST EXPERIENCE UNLOADING PIGS!

Rad Sunsets.

lake time

gardening

beverages, bonfires, and country gatherings

Wicked Storm

Storm rolling onto farm place in Nebraska, cloudy colorful skies.

Storms are beautiful and unpredictable. There’s nothing quite like the thrill of a storm rolling in, temperatures changing, wind picking up; it’s a reminder that we are not in control. While I hate when a storm causes destruction to homes and fields, I can’t deny my love of rolling thunder and lightning strikes (and yes I love the Garth Brooks song too).

Storm rolling onto farm place in Nebraska, cloudy colorful skies.

My husband, cousin and a few of our friends were working on a project over at my parent’s shop so I went to check on the progress. All of a sudden the signs of a storm coming began and the clouds started to roll in.

Storm rolling onto farm place in Nebraska, cloudy colorful skies.

I hopped in my vehicle and sped rather quickly the 2 miles back to our house to grab my camera, and luckily caught some pretty powerful views of my parents home place when I headed back up over the hill. Luckily this storm didn’t cause much damage, and we only heard the sound of a few tiny pieces of hail hitting our windows.

 

Out to Pasture

The ladies and the babies are all out to pasture, and they are making themselves right at home. It’s pretty satisfying to see the sun setting over the pasture while the cows graze in the open space. Summer is pretty excited about this change of pace, cows in the pasture mean more walks and ranger rides for her. Anyone who says a free-range farm dog isn’t as happy as a house dog has never met our Summer. Just look at her smiling with pride as she watches the cows, farm living is the life for her. 🙂

 

 

Spring Cleaning

What do farmer’s do when they’re not planting or harvesting? Well, there’s a variety of things and one of those is cleanup. It seems like there’s always a never ending list of overgrown trees to clean up, fence to fix, old buildings to take out and CRP to burn. Since this year hasn’t been ideal for planting yet, things are getting done!

Cleaning up trees in the South Pasture.

I am SO excited to see this old chicken coop go – it was beyond repair. Building #5 down … and several more to go.

Burning CRP.

Samuelson Family

When one of my sisters asks me to take pictures of their family I’m always excited, but also anxious. They are likely my biggest fans, but they can also be my biggest critics – in the most loving way of course! What I mean is they aren’t afraid to push me to try something different. Surround yourself with people who make you better, right? I learned a lot during this shoot, and I’m so thankful that both of my sisters live close enough that I have the opportunity to take their pictures. So here it is Samuelson Family, I hope you like what you see!

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Sisters ❤

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