Bucket List Locations – One down • Tulsa, Oklahoma

In my calendar I carry with me everywhere I go I keep a few lists running of creative ideas I have.   First is the list of blog topics that may (or may never) be written.   Second comes the list of competition concepts, some with diagrams of lighting or locations; some just titles.  
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2017 Professional Photographers of Oklahoma Photographic Competition

September 24th marked the conclusion of the 2017 Professional Photographers of Oklahoma’s fall convention. Part of the excitement of fall convention is the photographic competition. Professional photographers from all across Oklahoma gather our favorite and most prized work that we must keep hidden away from the internet.   State level competition is essentially round two
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Community Involvement – Oklahoma Kayak and Tulsa’s Great Raft Race 2017

Recently I photographed a few community events (and I plan to catch even more this year). Why? Because there is a certain unfiltered element that captures life in a way no posed photo or selfie ever could. It shows raw grit. Vitality, joy and LIFE! Not only that you were present but that you LIVED!
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September 2017 – A month of recovery aid.

As we sit comfortably in our homes here in Green Country Oklahoma our collective hearts are breaking for our Texas neighbors. Usually this time of year would be the beginning of light hearted ribbing over football. This year all eyes are on Texas and the unimaginable volume of water invading. I want to encourage each
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Stretching your creative muscles

Earlier this month some of my Photography Family scattered across the state and I set up a gathering designed to allow us time to stretch our creative muscles and have a ball doing it! 5 photographers, 6 models, 3 locations,12 hours, and an untold amount of clothing! We visited a friend in Enid and took
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Family Portraiture – Al, Emily and Jimmy

I am so excited to finally be able to share the photos from this fall portrait session! This family is extra special to me; Emily and I have been friends since freshman year at Broken Arrow.   When Al was 1 year old Emily asked me to photograph him, since then it has become a
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Snow Session List is now open!

Who are Snow Sessions best suited for? Active families who love to spend time with one another outdoors. Seniors who want ‘different’ senior portraits, engaged couples looking to capture romance! Really anyone who enjoys having fun outdoors in the winter! What is a snow session wait list? The wait list is for clients who want
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Melissa & Sam’s wedding at the Springs in Tulsa

Sam and Melissa were wed at the Tulsa Springs Event Center overlooking picturesque Skiatook Lake on a late summer afternoon. This was a wedding 10 years in the making, as the day unfolded it was clear this bride and groom fit together perfectly! The day started early with the girls getting hair and makeup photo
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Jenny and Chris say I do in a wedding on Turkey Mountain!

I’m borrowing from Jenny with the following. “When you’re both cheesy and separately buy the exact same card to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the first time you ran together.  😍 I recall saying something on that run along the lines of “I don’t have time for a serious relationship” to which he replied
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Beyond Ordinary Life Photography has new hours!

Have you heard the news? Beyond Ordinary Life Photography has new hours!   What does that mean? With this change we are now offering weekday portrait sessions and image reveals! Even more time to meet with clients, photograph clients, and deliver portraits!   Does this mean we will be able to pick up the phone
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