the blog.

Sep 16, 2018

It’s so exciting when the whole family has time to get together. Grandma and Grandpop are always doting over the kids. (Guilty.) You get to spend time with your siblings and cousins, which are basically built-in best friends. When everyone gets together, you know its going to be fun. The laughing never stops. The running […]

Aug 10, 2018

I want to congratulate my daughter Mary for her second round of motherhood. We love her so much and we love Tommy. He’s 1 now.  We are all sitting and watching closely as the clock ticks away, maybe minutes, hours or a few days… she’s right around the corner. I was astounded by the ultrasound […]

Jun 27, 2018

In case you were wondering, we see it a lot. Pinterest is a wonderful thing full of inspiration, recipes, and great ideas. It also has the ability to be anxiety inducing and set expectations too high- especially for new moms. I guess there is a lesson to learn from it in a way. Those picture […]

May 10, 2018

What can I say, Moms are awesome!  They make you feel secure, happy, and provide unconditional love.    Tell me what you remember first about your mother. I think we all recollect a first-time memory of Mom. Maybe it’s just her voice or maybe something she was wearing.  I believe that I was around age […]

Mar 20, 2018

Traditional Portraits Tradition : A tradition is a belief or behavior passed down within a group or society with symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past. What do this mean to you?  Do you partake in tradition? I think that all of us at some time or another practice tradition. It’s important […]

Feb 19, 2018

It was just a “flash” when I can remember my children being this tiny, time does not stop.  As a father,  raising my children I sometimes feel that I didn’t give them enough attention. I was working hard to provide the things a family needs.  We did however spend quality time together, fishing, camping, and […]

Dec 15, 2017

Meet the Kenney family! We had the opportunity of getting to know them recently when they were picked to appear on the Baytree neighborhood magazine that Ray does the covers for monthly. I took a few minutes to chat with mom, Kim, about her family and her experience and wanted to share. Kim is a […]

Jun 23, 2017

It was so lovely to have Cassey and her adorable little girl, Sadie, in the studio. You can tell already that they are going to have such a special relationship. We asked Cassey to share a little bit about her experience. She and her husband, Ryan, were married in 2015 and gave birth to their beautiful […]

Sep 13, 2016

We were so fortunate to have such a wonderful family as our clients! Nancy wrote the most lovely letter to us, that we couldn’t help but share it! Thank you, Nancy. We look forward to capturing more of your memories in the future. Dear Ray, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for […]

Nov 18, 2015

PHEW! The past few months have been BUSY and we couldn’t be more thrilled. I wanted to spend some time recapping our past few weeks and showing you some things you may have missed (and some pictures we forgot we even had)!   Maureen and I had a blast at the Cattle Baron’s Ball with […]