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My 2015 P52 continues! Week 5 ~ This week was Superbowl Sunday, and every year for Superbowl we each get to pick one savory snack, one sweet snack, and one drink: no holds barred, calories be darned. And when we have company for the big game, they get to do the same—so there’s always a […]

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This month I decided my “gratefulness” theme was going to be love. And I couldn’t decide what to shoot (had a few ideas that I just couldn’t make work despite my best efforts), so Emily helped me brainstorm. I wanted to use pink for Valentine’s Day, so we settled on using a mask we’d found […]

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  • amber - February 26, 2015 - 9:13 am

    Oh my word! That pink looks so good on her!! I love these!!ReplyCancel

  • Kim - February 26, 2015 - 10:43 am

    What a perfect post for this month:). Emily is so beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Veno - February 26, 2015 - 7:01 pm

    Jessica, it hasn’t been so long that I’ve seen a portrait of your daughter- maybe the San Fran trip, but I can’t believe how grown up she is looking! She is so beautiful, as always. Love this pink mask, too!ReplyCancel

I think one of my favorite “photography” things to do is completing a 52-week project. I would love to be able to do a 365 (a photo a day for a year), but I find the thought of that completely overwhelming—so I like to do this, instead. At the end of the year, I have […]

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The newest in my Tutorial series, shooting water droplets! It’s a really fun way to play around when you’re stuck inside during these cold winter days! I shot these images a long time ago, and I had used my trusty Canon 40D with the 70-300 variable-aperture lens and my 430EX speedlight set in automatic mode. […]

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I am so excited to be continuing for yet another year with these wonderful women! This year we’ve decided to relax our “Portrait” requirements a bit, and will instead be focusing more on documenting our daily lives. So we’ve chosen to go with a theme of Gratefulness. I am so incredibly excited about it, and […]

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  • […] Please continue to the next photographer, the ever amazing Jessica Holden!PINIMAGEPINIMAGEPINIMAGEPINIMAGEPINIMAGEPINIMAGE […]ReplyCancel

  • Suzanne Carey - January 29, 2015 - 6:55 am

    Oh MY GOSH! I am obsessed with this cat. What a neat story of how you got him. I can’t believe it! He is so gorgeous and sounds like a lot of fun. I am sure he is grateful to have you as his family as well. As always, I love your imagery Jessica. So beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Krista Keller - January 29, 2015 - 8:39 am

    I LOVE those first two pictures where he is cuddling your legs. That’s what life’s little moments are all about. Glad he found his way into your home and your hearts.ReplyCancel

  • Amber NOrris - January 29, 2015 - 9:05 am

    Oh My Word!!!! He is beautiful!!! I love love love the last image of him. What a great adoption story. I can’t wait to see more of him!ReplyCancel

  • Allison Jacobs - January 29, 2015 - 5:35 pm

    Wow, what an amazing story! He is such a beautiful cat and I love hearing about how smart he is too! Love those green eyes in the last image, gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Veno - January 29, 2015 - 7:17 pm

    Jessica, he is so handsome! I love the story of how it all came together. You imagery is beautiful- my favorite is the last image with the green! So gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Christine b - January 30, 2015 - 6:54 am

    Oh he is a beauty!! I had a cat who looked just like Phi growing up and we were best of pals. Love these images.ReplyCancel

  • Nancy Holden - January 30, 2015 - 2:19 pm

    Jessica, I really look forward to meeting him. He is beautiful. and your pictures are exquisite as always.ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Deakin - January 30, 2015 - 6:49 pm

    Jessica, what an amazing story and what a beautiful cat! I love his name and he really knew he found a good home when he happened upon you guys! Lucky for Phi.
    I’m so excited to be on this journey with you again!ReplyCancel

  • Kim - January 31, 2015 - 1:18 pm

    He is so beautiful! What a story, he definitely chose your family!ReplyCancel

Let me start out by saying that I am so grateful that every year I get to pick one more favorite image, as I am woefully bad at narrowing down to a limited number! It all depends on my mood at the time. Sometimes I love a soft (or vibrant!) floral, sometimes something really abstract […]

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Every year, one of our favorite traditions is our annual girls’ trip to the city to launch the holiday season. This year we ended up being a tad limited in what we could do because I can’t walk too much after my knee surgery, but we had a blast nonetheless, and once again it was […]

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Holly is back!!!! (You can see her work from previous years here!) It’s been a somewhat stressful few months around here, so I am so excited to have her around again because she is making me smile pretty much every day… In our family the Elf on the Shelf is a little different, because of […]

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