Category Archives: Families

Urban Priebe’s

This is the fourth lucky year I have gotten to take snapshots of the Priebe’s. To update you, there is Patriarch and Matriarch, Ron and Bev; Patriarch and Matriarch Jr., Matt and Andrea; and the underlings, Madelyn who is 10 and in 5th grade, Brennan, 8 and in second grade, and Autumn, 6 and in […]

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Linda J. - October 22, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Beautiful family–terrific pictures.

The Johnstone’s

I photographed Nick and Olivia two years ago, and now they’re back with a new little baby in tow! Small world that it is, this family moved into the neighborhood I now live in — just around the block practically — so we stayed close to home for this session. Claire is now 6, and little […]

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Tracey - September 26, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Oh Mary what a darling family. The girls are beautiful and Emmett is such a cutey. Really makes me want to hold him. Lovely family. Hope they will keep coming back for you to photograph them. Fun to watch families grow and change.

Megan - October 14, 2014 - 2:22 PM

First off, I think I’ll just go knock on their door and borrow their wardrobes for my session. Secondly, I’ll take one order of the Emmett special. ♥♥♥

The Lee Family

We are moving into our new house this week (Yay! We’re so excited — thanks Tresidio Homes!), so this will be my last post and photo session until September. Because of that I am going all out and making this a BIG one! Sharon booked a longer session than normal and we did all kinds of combinations, […]

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Mary - August 4, 2014 - 8:57 AM

You are just getting better and better with family shoots!

Becky Hamilton - August 4, 2014 - 11:26 AM

Beautiful family. And as usual you’ve done a great job. Now gear up for the move and enjoy your new home.

LoraLee Carter - August 4, 2014 - 1:54 PM

Beautiful family, such cute pictures!!!
You’re moving into the NEW house!!!!!! Send us some pictures, we can’t wait to see it! YOu much be SOOOO excited!
Had a wonderful vacation trip to Europe, took girls with us on a Viking River Cruise on the Danube River. It was fantastic!!!!
Returned July 20th then flew out to CA for Jake’s wedding on July 25th. Lovely wedding, Bren’s and Lee and I stayed for a week’s fun there and returned home last Wed., July 30th. It has been a fantastic summer of fun.
Send those house pictures!!!

The Ellis Family

First of all, if you want to know how to dress for a photo session, just study this post — all the way down to her fingernail polish — awesome job Christine! Christine is a long time friend of my daughter, and their husbands met through BSU basketball. Three handsome boys and two beautiful girls later, […]

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Megan - July 27, 2014 - 9:44 PM

Oh, this family is one of my all time favorites, and you capture their adorableness so well! Love all the couple pics between the two love birds and the ones of Carter on the bridge…be still my heart. Could that hair be any more curly and perfect??? They all sure well blue well. I think she’ll have a say in my next wardrobe choice!

Christine - July 28, 2014 - 9:26 PM

Mary- Thank you so much for working your magic once again! Looking at the pictures you would never be able to tell how HOT it was! They turned out beautiful. Jason and I love them! Thank you again!!!

Fairly Candid - July 29, 2014 - 6:27 AM

You guys are so fun and I loved hanging out with you. It was great getting to see Carter again. What a sweet little baby — I can see he has brought your whole family such joy. Best of everything on your family’s new adventure withe the company business. That’s very exciting! Love, Mary

The Ellis Family » - November 18, 2014 - 9:41 PM

[…] back and cuter than ever! Jason, Christine, Quincy, Cooper, and Carter were on my blog the end of July and now they’re back to create their Christmas cards. The boys have changed so much even […]

The Taggart Family

Donna and Dennis are friends of Angie, a friend of mine as well and my daughter-in-law’s mom. We’ve met several times before at family/friend functions so it was an added bonus to get to photograph them! Thank you Matt for having a business card handy to give them, and to Donna for contacting me. 🙂 Their son, […]

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Tracey - July 14, 2014 - 7:52 AM

Mary what a nice looking family. The pictures turned out great!Looks like a good time by the river to me. You can’t tell by them that it was 100 degrees. Can’t wait to see more.

Cody Myers - July 14, 2014 - 12:53 PM

Gosh Mary beautiful! What a gorgeous family!!!

Fairly Candid - July 15, 2014 - 6:55 AM

Thank you Cody and Tracey – you two are always so encouraging!

A Birthday Family Affair

Turning the B-I-G 70 is certainly something to celebrate and so my sister-and-brother-in-law, Vickie and Mark, hosted a family gathering for her mom, Jo Marie, in their beautiful back yard. The kids, grandkids, siblings, and friends were there to help celebrate and while I won’t post every combination taken, I will spotlight a few of the family. It […]

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vickie - June 12, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Mary once again Great Job!!! How you can take so many people and make them all look great. Thanks again for creating some great memories. We so appreciate all the kindness and time you invest in taking pictures. You always go the extra mile. Thanks again your’e the best.:)

Sophie and Her Dad

Be ready for cuteness from this petite, sweet, and free-spirited 2-year old Sophie! I took these images in early November but her dad, Larry — and our realtor from Silvercreek — wanted me to keep them off my blog to surprise his wife for Christmas. I hear she loved them so I’m happy. 🙂 This […]

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Megan - December 28, 2013 - 9:40 PM

Oh these were just darling!!! What an adorable little lady he has on his hands. Would have loved to have been a fly on the wall when Mommy opened them…I bet it completely melted her. What a sweet gift idea.

Love her long blonde locks and that big teethy smile. What a fun age!!!

Tracey - December 30, 2013 - 8:10 AM

Thanks for the tears. These are such great pictures. Any Mother would love them. Great work Mary. Sophie is such a cutie and the Dad is such a good sport. I hope they have many happy years with that darling little girl.

Santa Sighting

My cousins, Becky and Steve, put on an impressive family gathering for around 45 of us every year before Christmas. Santa used to come years ago when our generation of kids were small, and now we have a new generation of little ones in the grandbabies. Santa and Mrs. Claus have somehow found the time with their […]

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Becky - December 24, 2013 - 10:51 AM

As usual, you did a great job capturing the fun of the evening. Thanks for your pictures.

Megan - December 28, 2013 - 9:42 PM

Such a fun, fun tradition that has started!!! Thanks so much for organizing this, Mom and thanks Mr. and Mrs. Claus for being so jolly!

Next year Santa is only giving her a lollipop. I’ll get more excitement out of a 25 cent piece of candy!