8.20.2008

My son Jack

So Jack and I needed a breather and what better place for a dose of fresh air? DULUTH! This was Jack's first trip there so I was beyond excited to show him all the things I grew up experiencing. Little did I know its turned into quite the nice vacation spot. I haven't been there in at least 5 years and a lot has changed.. and for the better! The aquarium was new to me, and just the whole cohesive flow of Canal Park. We LOVED IT! Jack and I had a blast and really got some time to bond and just have FUN~! Here are a couple of shots from our trip! Next year we are insisting upon going with Steph, Matt & Baby OOCKA, since they pretty much have a second residence there.

Oh and btw, those are Jacks favorite boots! He wears them almost every day and calls them his "rickets" which is his version of "ribbit" and is symbolic to frogs which is what his boots are! Yes this is part of the vast new language of "jack speak" Just ask Daddy, Nana, Mimi (our daycare lady) or myself to translate - we are fluent!





Twin Cities Luxury & Fashion

Here are some of the spreads from this mag!






METRO MAG

Ok, I know I promised some of these magazine tears a while ago, but like I said, I have been to busy shooting to write about it! Here are a couple of the spreads from past issues. Hopefully you got to see them in person, they are much better that way! FOR sure please check out the spread I did in the Sept issue, which should hit stands next week. I AM IN LOVE WITH IT! From what I have seen it turned out great... and the cover - YEAH! THE COVER!! SO PUMPED!!


















Sexy B-pics!

This blog will be dedicated to some fab ladies and they're boudoir sessions! I LOVE these sessions and so do the ladies that do them! They not only walk away with classy, unique and magazine quality photos for their love, but from what I have heard it has been so easy and made them feel EMPOWERED, BEAUTIFUL and well, like a real woman! THATS awesome!

NOTE: I will post some now and am awaiting permission for others...


Oh and if you want to do one for your self. Its only $300 - that is for 2 hours and a ton of images on disc.

Here are some kind words from these beautiful ladies....

Jenn

Thank you again for Sunday. It was amazing! You really made me feel so comfortable It's so cheesy to say, but I have felt so empowered since the shoot. Like you and everyone making me feel so comfortable and glam, it's like a super huge confidence boost. I was telling Angie that everyone needs to do a shoot like that, because you feel so empowered with your sexuality and woman-ness afterwards. You get that "I can conquer the world" feeling. Is that lame? Haha. Probably, but really, the shoot totally had the effect on me.

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I just wanted to say a big thank you! The photos are awesome. I can't believe there are over two thousand! I went through quickly and narrowed it down to 200, and picked the ones I really loved. I think I have it down to 50. I'm so impressed. I feel like I have a lot of variety to work with, so I'm super thrilled. I had a hard time picking just a few. Who would've know (other than you) that it'd turn out so well??!! Thank you again!!

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Jennifer Cress did a photo shoot with me as a wedding gift for my husband. She was great to work with and the photos were amazing! She made me feel comfortable and at ease. She also inspired me and gave me confidence. Jenn has the ability to capture people in a new light that lets their true beauty shine through. I had a blast and my husband....well he was speechless when he looked at the photos:)

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Hi Jen!

I JUST finished looking through the photos, I started at 10 this morning! Thank you so much, you are so gifted! These are amazing, I wish I could show my mom! I'll be reccomending you to everyone I know who's getting married!


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Link to a SAMPLE ALBUM from a recent session









More to come..

Sept-Dec discount on Family Sessions

Christmas is coming! So lets get the ball rolling EARLY this year instead of 2 weeks before ;)

All family sessions are $200 with a free 8x10! Plus I have a kick butt new studio to shoot you or your entire family at!

Also if you refer a friend you will receive an additional 10% off of your session!

Please call 2 weeks in advance to book your appt.

See you at the studio!

-jc

Blogathon 2008

Well its for sure the busiest time of this season! I have been crazy busy and need to blog about a million things, including a ton of Weddings! Can I tell you all how much I love shooting weddings? They are just amazing. How awesome is it to be a part of such an emotionally charged, life changing event. This year I have been so blessed with beautiful and UBER in love couples that have made my job (and my assistants jobs) so easy!! Thank you to all of you for allowing me to be a part of such a wonderful day!!

So stay tuned, in the next couple hours *well into the night probably!* I will be catching you up on many things, of course some weddings, but also some kids - including my own! - and also of my other adventures..um I mean endeavors =)

Including an upcoming COVERSHOT for the September METRO magazine.

Thank you everyone for your patience as I am not the best blogger, I still can't get over the fact that people might actually be caring enough to read this =)

xo-jc