Tag Archives: Life

Sep 20th

Welcome to our Serenity Project for the month of September 2017. The Serenity project is a collaborative photography project in which we want to share images that convey peace and calm. One of the major things I miss from Germany are the Farmers Markets. Non only can you get fresh …

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Aug 16th

Welcome to our Serenity Project for the month of August 2017. The Serenity project is a collaborative photography project in which we want to share images that convey peace and calm. “The skies and land are so enormous, and the detail so precise and exquisite that wherever you are you …

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Sep 18th

Welcome to Macro Monday ~ Volume 15. This time I wanted to share something different. I truly believe that part of my photography is to share part of me and who I am. During the winter month, I enjoy a great cup of tea. Loose tea especially. You may think …

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Jun 26th

It is very hot here, but I braved the elements to shoot some photographs for Macro Monday. I really enjoy this blog circle every Monday. If you know me for a while, you know that I don’t give much thought about fortune cookies, but this one…well… I have been working …

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Feb 10th

Last night as I was pulling out one of my favorite books for my Lenten reflection, a bookmark fell out. Not any bookmark; a bookmark that I made many years ago from one of my photographs. I was floored, to say the least. I didn’t remember that I made cool …

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Jan 17th

In the Fall of 2015 I was fortunate enough to the take TWAY (The World Around You) through an online class via Clickin’ Moms University. The instructor, Kristen Ryan is not only an amazing landscape photographer, she is also an incredible teacher. Her material is very comprehensive and her critique …

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Aug 30th

Today would have been my mom’s birthday. Even though I live 6,000 miles away from my home country (Germany), I always had a wonderful connection with my mom. As I was thinking about the times I visited her, I pulled some photographs from my 2012 visit. The below images are …

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Jul 25th

I normally don’t post on my website about my personal life. However, today I would like for you to find out more about me and why I love photography so much that I went into business. So far, 2015 has been not been kind to me. I know that a …

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May 31st

On May 9th, I met with Kim, her children and her own mom, for a Mother’s Day Mini session at Gilbert’s Riparian Preserve. Kim was the winner of my impromptu giveaway. I am so thankful that I was able to capture Kim with her children and her mom. Here are …

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May 2nd

I am thrilled to introduce Marisa, my first HS Senior Model for the 2016 campaign. Marisa currently attends Highland High School in Gilbert (HHS), Arizona, and will graduate in Spring of 2016. Marisa is a beautiful, young lady; smart and easy to get along with. Marisa’s goal is to study …

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Jan 17th

I know that many people publish these types of post (reflecting on the year past) the last couple of days of a year. However I wanted to share what has been on my mind for the last couple of days; I had to write out all the thoughts that are …

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Dec 31st

I love my clients and want to thank you all for helping me grow in 2014. I am looking forward to 2015 to expend my horizon and business, serving current and new clients. Thank you for stopping by! Happy New Year and keep smiling! Iris 🙂 (TGTG)

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Dec 28th

A couple of weeks ago I was invited by Brenda and Courtney to photograph a soccer game at Snedigar Soccer Fields. It was so much fun to watch the Earthquakes play in this tournament. As I had mentioned before, I have been photographing Madison since she was 3 years old, …

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May 21st

What can I say? I love Brenda; over the past 4 years she has become my best client. I had the pleasure photographing Brenda at the baby shower for her soon to arrive child # 3 and… Here are some of my personal favorite photographs of the maternity session at …

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Jan 14th

You are Beyond Ordinary! Your High School Senior pictures should reflect who you are, and not what others think your High School Senior portraits should look like. You are closing on one chapter of your life and you are starting to write a brand new one. How exciting is that! …

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Dec 29th

There is one thing that I always stress with my clients: be patient. This is especially true when you are photographing smaller and very active children. I will never force children to sit still, because that will not make them happy and you will be hard pressed to get any …

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Jul 28th

In December of 2012 I had the privilege to photograph Miss Haley and her mom. Even though this was a mini-session, I captured some amazing images. Miss Haley is a natural when it comes to posing. Although she is very young, she has a very special sparkle in her eyes. …

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Dec 9th
Rathaus Hannover

When I was in Germany, I had the wonderful opportunity to photograph two beautiful girls. One you may already recognize: my niece Lisa. The second beautiful girl in the collage is Lisa’s best friend since Kindergarten, Susi. Although they now both are attending different high schools, they are still very …

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Nov 18th

A little over a year ago I took time out from portrait photography. Although I was still taken photographs for dear friends, I stopped taken appointments from the ‘public’. I was unsure where I was going; where my passion was; who is my target audience? In the beginning of October …

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