so long winter, hello spring!

I adore spring and all it entails: dotted colors in fields of green grass, open windows, bare feet and gauzy summer dresses, new scents, new beginnings, and for Iranians and Baha’is around the world, a new year. The four tiny flowers my husband and my daughter planted in the backyard yesterday couldn’t be more representative of the springtime of our life back in Oklahoma as we place our own roots here and witness new opportunities flourish.

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Roya - Gasp – What a gorgeous girl!

sherry - Lovely grand-daughter and very beautiful pictures. Nice composition.

bare toes and pretty bows [edmond portrait photography]

When Nisha Bailey, creator of Pieces of Dreams handmade accessories for kids, needed images of her current hair accessory collection modeled, the obvious choice of a subject was her adorable daughter, Colleen. Who’s luckier: Nisha, for having a cute-pie 7-year-old to model her products, or Colleen for having a talented mother who makes enough stunning hair accessories that she can wear with every outfit for any occasion, and then some? Let’s just say they both have it great.

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Mojan - This set is flawless. My favorite is the one where she’s reading a book and her feet are up on the wall… Wow.

Nadia - gorgeous model, gorgeous bows, and gorgeous photos!

samantha and mike [oklahoma city wedding photography]

when i asked samantha to describe the style of her wedding, she said: “gothic, different and romantic.” and so it was, perfectly. the ceremony was held at the Old Trinity of Paseo, a gothic church that was dismantled in new brunswick, canada, delivered via two flatbed trucks to oklahoma city at the behest of the recently-departed and much-loved local photographer, Tom Lee, who bought the church on the internet, site unseen. sam and mike fit so perfectly in the gothic revival-style building, they may have very well been designed by the same architect. “gothic”: CHECK. after ripping out of the ceremony in a (literally) smokin’ low-rise truck, the couple and their friends and family enjoyed an intimate and casual reception dinner at tapwerks in bricktown, so casual that samantha danced in her blue jeans. “different”: CHECK. on the following morning we returned to paseo, my little pocket of inspiring art and colorful architecture in oklahoma city, for a day-after session. sam and mike opted not to wear their wedding attire, but kept the black and white colors in their outfits. we can let the images below speak for themselves, but i’d venture to say, “romantic”: CHECK.

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oxana - love it!! love all you photos! very inspiring and touching…

mauricio - LOVE this photo shoot!
amazing locations for every shot. my fave is the one with the red wall, hands down!

Tonya Roberts - We love your website. It turned out so beautiful. You did such a great job with Sam and Mike’s wedding. We couldn’t be happier with the beautiful photos you created. New news is that they are expecting a baby boy, name is Odin Vaughn, in July. We are so excited to have another little guy coming into our lives soon.

Hope all is well with you and your family. Take care and keep bringing the beauty to our eyes and hearts.

Sincerely,
Tonya

runa - Beautiful shots.Love them all.

runa - Amazing pics!!!Love these all!!

Karsen - A miloiln thanks for posting this information.

the angiers [oklahoma city family photography]

while most seniors bring along a tennis racket or a musical instrument as props for senior shoots, chase brings his entire family. terri, keith and chase’s sister anissa, were not only there for support and pretty cool location suggestions (one spot will forever be known as “the anissa”), they were actually there for a family photo session that we combined with chase’s senior session. granted, most photographers prefer the senior to be alone for a session, but when you have such an amazing, tightly-knit, joyful family around, the results are real laughter and goofy sibling fun. they even taught me a thing or two about resourcefulness. how else could they have pulled off outfit changes in the middle of bricktown?  simply put, this family rocks.

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Nadia - love the sibling photos: so cool, so them!

Jimmy - Hekcvua good job. I sure appreciate it.