{Las Vegas Fine Art Child Photographer} Maysie

I had a wonderful autumn photo shoot with the lovely Miss Maysie recently.  Thank you so much, Olivia for driving all this way for the shoot – it was an absolute pleasure working with your sweet girl!   We took full advantage of all the beautiful fall colors near Flagstaff!  Autumn is most definitely my very favorite season.  The changing leaves in their gold and red hues are my flower fields during this time of the year.  There is something about a forest cloaked in it’s autumn splendor that is pure magic and enchantment.  I find it so inspiring.

Who said Arizona has nothing but deserts and cacti?  We have so much amazing natural beauty here and I love to incorporate our spectacular landscapes into my portrait sessions. :)

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Did you know that I also do a bit of landscape photography on the side?  I’m still learning, but it’s something I love doing and hope to do more of in the future.  Here are a few images taken near where Maysie’s session took place.  If you are interested in purchasing a canvas or fine art print of any of my landscape images, please email me for a quote! :)

“Fiery Guard”

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“The Sentinel”

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October 22, 2014 - 11:13 am

clare - Beautiful, as always! I love the oranges/yellows and the aspens!

October 22, 2014 - 1:43 pm

Ruyi Yalich - Lisa’s work is so amazing!

{Las Vegas Fine Art Child Photographer} Seasons Are Changing

One of my very favorite times of the year is fall – I love the cooler temps, the rich, autumnal tones, the delicious flavors of the holiday season.  I’ve been busy photographing my sweet babies and wanted to share some recent favorites.  I have been neglecting my blog as of late, so hopefully this will fill people in a bit on what I’ve been up to with my photography. :)

This first image was a bit of a happy accident.  I threw this together last minute after the kids returned home from school.  I had this glorious red gown that I wanted to photograph Calista in, but hadn’t found the time or motivation to do so yet.  We arrived at my determined location late, and the pretty back light that usually peeks in through the trees was all but gone.  I snapped a few shots, but was pretty depressed thinking I got absolutely nothing worthwhile.  I am normally excited to pull the images from my card as soon as I return home from a shoot, but these images sat on the card for days.  I only uploaded them when I had another shoot on the card that I needed to grab.  BOY, was I surprised when this image leaped off the screen at me!  It is now officially one of my favorite images ever of my gorgeous daughter!

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You may remember the ‘leaf baby’ photos I took of Gabriel last fall when he was just a baby.  I decided to expand on that theme this year.  Have I mentioned yet how much I LOVE autumn?

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My sweet and tenderhearted little Elliott…  <3

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Now please excuse me while I switch seasons here for a minute.  I realized I had not yet shared these images from late summer, and I LOVE them – therefore, they must be posted.  We had an epic monsoon season this year and got so much needed rain!  That rain resulted in some of the most gorgeous, lush fields of flowers I have ever seen.  Yes, in the desert!

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The beautiful connection between my 2 youngest babies makes my heart sing.  They truly are the best of friends. <3

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This is just a small sampling of my recent work – there is much more on my Facebook Page if you’d care to take a look.  Thank you so much for taking the time to view my photography! :)

October 2, 2014 - 12:22 pm

Heidi - I’m such a fan of your work!

October 2, 2014 - 12:37 pm

Susan - I absolutely love love love your work!! Thanks you so much for sharing. Susan

October 2, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Denise Edwards - wow just breathtakingly beautiful each and every one of them and your babies too :) xx

October 2, 2014 - 1:37 pm

Tiffany Hatch - Absolutely positively stunning!

October 2, 2014 - 2:10 pm

peggy ferry - I am a total fan of your work…..amazing art….you inspire me with everyone of your posts…thank you

October 2, 2014 - 2:43 pm

Roberto Taylor - Gorgeous pictures as always Lisa, and you have very beautiful kids. You are blessed!

October 2, 2014 - 7:29 pm

candace swaim - Such beautiful work! !! I fallow you in fb, 500pix.com, and your blog. Im a photographer as well and you are truly an inspiring photographer. Great work! !

October 2, 2014 - 7:52 pm

Alishia Potter - Lisa I follow you diligently and have seen many of these but must’ve missed that last one with your two youngest–what a gem that is! They obviously adore one another!! Beautiful work!

October 2, 2014 - 11:22 pm

Kim Binneman - Your work is truly inspirational and I hope with all my heart that one day I can be half as good as you!

October 2, 2014 - 11:31 pm

T A Gopal - You are such creative person who clicks and post process the pics so beautifully, that my minds get refreshed every time i look into them. Lovely piece of work. You always rock .. keep up your good work !! :)

October 3, 2014 - 3:53 pm

Elizabeth E - I swoon every time I see your images. You are magic behind the camera. Such an inspiration!!!

October 8, 2014 - 11:34 pm

rajdeep singh tak - I am great fan of your work your clicks are just breathtaking i love them am a great fan you and your family and your backlighting process is just too good m inspired by you <3 :)

October 14, 2014 - 12:25 am

Miriam - gorgeous as always! <3 <3

{Las Vegas Child Photographer} Misty Beaches

We recently took a family vacation to my beautiful home state of Washington.  While there, we spent time at the ocean (Kalaloch Beach), the beautiful rainforests, and Grandma & Papa’s house.  It was such a wonderful and much needed trip for the whole family!  While there, I couldn’t resist setting up a fun shoot highlighting the cool, misty tones of the Pacific coast.  Charlize and Parker were my little models for a day of shooting and they were absolutely amazing!  They traveled quite a ways for this shoot and it was such a pleasure working with them.  It was also a lot of fun for me to get to work with such vastly different environmental factors and colors than what I am used to here in the Arizona desert.

Here are a few of my favorite images from this session.  :)  The cool, misty, pastel tones of the beach were stunningly beautiful to me…

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September 8, 2014 - 9:59 am

Linda, Ottawa Baby Photographer - These photos are gorgeous. I love the dresses that the girls are wearing.

September 13, 2014 - 2:17 pm

Katelyn - Oh wow. This is my home state too. Such amazing photos. I would love for you to take mine! You are truly amazing and have an eye for this. Just stunning.

September 16, 2014 - 7:46 pm

Michelle - Your work is breathtaking.

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