Fruita Colorado Photographer

Baby Jordyn | Grand Junction Colorado Newborn Photographer

Hello world!  I'm so proud to introduce baby Jordyn Elaine Martinez who was born on November 10th, 2014 to parents Dominic and Kara.  Jordyn arrived at 4:58 am weighing in at 7 lbs, 10 oz and measuring 20 1/2 inches long!  As any princess should, baby Jordyn kept everyone on their toes in anticipation of her arrival making it several days beyond her due date before she made her appearance.  Typical girl for ya! ;)  I'm so happy to meet you little one and it seems like only yesterday I was photographing your parents wedding!

Welcome Jordyn!




The Yeager Family | Grand Junction Family Photographer

Meet the Yeager family!  Recently I had the pleasure of photographing this adorable trio, soon to be a quartet!  Mama is expecting another beautiful baby girl in December!  Sister, Kylie, is over the moon excited and anxious for her baby sister to make her appearance.  I too can't wait to meet her!

Congratulations Yeager family!





Chevelle | Wedding Gown Dress Up | Grand Junction Colorado Wedding Photographer

What little girl wouldn't love the chance to play dress up in her mother's wedding gown?  The opportunity to put on a beautiful dress can make a girl feel like such a princess, and what a wonderful keepsake to give your daughter on her wedding day years down the road!

Chevelle and her mother came to my studio and put on her mother's dress.  The moments we captured over the next hour are priceless treasures.

This is a great alternative to a trash the dress session.  So, Brides, SAVE your wedding dress and perhaps one day you will have a daughter to play dress up with!


Don't wait for your child to grow up!  Create these memories now to cherish for years to come!  Contact the studio to schedule a session for your daughter!



Austin | Grand Junction Senior Photographer | Fruita Monument High School

Meet Austin, a Senior at Fruita Monument High School and a 2015 Graduate.  I had a blast taking Austin's senior portraits as he is a charming, bright and definitely handsome young man!  Curious to know why Austin chose to use a pistol as a prop for some of his images?  Well here's the story...  Austin has been competitively shooting handguns for about 5 years.  The action shooting sport he competes in is called IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association).  Austin found his passion with handguns and has climbed his way up to the master classification and recently took third place at the national championships competing against ALL ADULTS!  He has also recently picked up a sponsorship from Wilson Combat, the best custom 1911 pistol model manufacturer on the planet.  Austin is planning to attend college locally at CMU but if he happens to land a scholarship for shooting at Texas A&M, then he would love to venture south for his degree.

To learn more about the IDPA or Wilson Combat, please visit these links.

Congratulations Austin!


Kale | Grand Junction Colorado Senior Photographer

It's time for round 2 of Kale's Senior Portraits!  Kale is one of my 2015 Senior Model Reps so she was awarded two rounds of senior sessions.  You can see her previous mini session here: Kale | Palisade High Class of 2015

In case you haven't figured it out yet, Kale is a Senior at Palisade High School and she will be graduating this coming spring!  Kale is on the Varsity Cheerleading Squad at Palisade and it seems to be a big part of her life.  She has a great sense of humor and kept me laughing throughout both of her sessions especially when she ventured out into the field of lavender surrounded by thousands of bees!  Kale's favorite color is PINK and when I asked her what her dream job would be, she said either a Special Education Teacher or a Food Tester (because she likes to eat.  A LOT.)  Hmmmm.....

Congratulations Kale!  I wish you the best of luck in this journey called LIFE!




Shannon | Grand Junction Colorado Senior Photographer

Meet Shannon, a future graduate of Palisade High School Class of 2015!

I had the pleasure of taking Shannon's senior portraits this year and I can tell you she is the sweetest thing!  Shannon is an outgoing and bright young lady who plays golf for Palisade.  We talked about her plans after she graduates next May and she has settled on CMU to further her education either in accounting or possibly joining their nursing program.  No matter what she ultimately decides, I know this girl is going to do great things in life!

Congratulations Shannon!

MUA (Makeup Artist):  Kiss & Makeup by Marielle Michelle Fazzi


Sierra | Class of 2015 | Fruita Colorado Senior Photographer

  Sierra is a recent graduate of Fruita Monument High School with a plethora of many talents!  She was a member of the POMS team at FMHS, she loves tennis, fashion design, photography and singing!  I had the pleasure of photographing Sierra at two different sessions as she was one of my Senior model reps and we had so much fun together!  I'm so excited to watch her go out into the world and achieve greatness!

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