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Hopkins Fine Portraits
www.hopkinsfineportraits.com
International Award-Winning Portraiture of Children
Interests: Hopkins Fine Portraits is a fully custom, botique studio creating art of children and their families. It has been awarded the prestigious "Photographer of the Year" title from Professional Photographers of America10 times and has had 38 images/albums included in PPA's prestigious Loan Collection in the last 9 years. Among the most recent awards was the First and Second Place Portrait at PPA;s Grand Imaging Awards in Phoenix, AZ.
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I love it when clients allow me to create paintings/portraits of the "nuances" of their child(ren). Pouts are pretty precious - to me, anyway! I love the furry bunny, the halo and the straggly pieces of hair around her braids! Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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After a year of hiatus, I am back on the blog. I have received e-mails and texts from so many of you expressing both concern over my absence as well as desire to see the imagery. I have had the busiest and one of the best years of my life,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2015 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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Nothing is sweeter than ornery little boys in Christmas pajamas...nothing! Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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You can just feel the love.....I could just hug each one of them. And what better to use in a portrait of a new, tiny little girl whose middle name is "Rose"? Yep - roses that Ma (grandmother) brought just for the occasion. Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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Not much more to say! Beauty abounds here! Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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...they just keep getting prettier and prettier. What a fun session - complete with Starbucks Hot Chocolate. Can it get any better? Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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I am having to run to the next session, but wanted to get at least one image up from this great family. They grow up and up so fast! This pretty girl has left me with some fun memories over the years of working with her. In the days to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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This is a special young lady to me! She is gorgeous inside and out - and extremely quick-witted. The future is so bright for this beauty! Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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I am going to post a few more in the days to come from this fun family session. I told her I loved "country roads" and, by golly, she found a great one! The property for these portraits belonged to a good friend of theirs and it was so fun... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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I have been blessed now to have a relationship with some clients for more than ten years. They now know what I know.....this time of year is CRAZY! I am far busier, yet also far more productive than, perhaps, any other time of year. However, many clients and friends have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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Not much more to say! Love this family. My year isn't complete without working with them. They grow more fun and more beautiful each year! Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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Okay...well, she is ALMOST 3! She's darling and chock full of attitude and personality. This was definitely a little lady who knew her own mind! Had to share a few... It has been a while since posting. Things have been just incredibly busy. I will try to catch some sessions... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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I have been studying lately - kind of revisiting the fundamentals of life that are so important, yet can get forgotten in the busyness. One of the truths I keep reading is that everything good - EVERYTHING - comes from God. We forget to attribute most of the good things... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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I have known (and have taught) this beautiful girl....love her! A few more to follow... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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My "client kids" are growing up so fast. This beautiful family came in one more time before she leaves...... A tiny sneak peek: Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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I just got in from shooting and am running low on time. But I wanted to get one image posted for this sweet family. I love how interactive this is...is just feels good. There are traditional portraits from this session, but this image feels like a hug. More to come... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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It has already been a long week. I have more to do than I know how to get accomplished. I needed to laugh - so Zoe helped out. She is an awesome puppy and worked for free! Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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Again - a couple more to come. But this is the beginning of a painting of a little Snow Princess who will bring a beautiful winter snow! Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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Some of you know that I am training for a half-marathon right now. So, before I go out to run today and melt into the asphalt, I thought I would post a tiny sneak peek for this momma and grandma who worked so hard last night! These are precious children... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
So many of you have emailed or called and asked about my teaching schedule and available workshops. After a hiatus for a bit, I am getting that up and going again. However, for those of you who are attending Imaging USA in Nashville this February, I will be doing a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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For years I have been interested in other artists who have a "studio dog" - a companion that travels with them in their day and greets clients, etc... Well, meet Zoe. She is 8 weeks old and had her first morning at the studio today. Will, the little guy holding... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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Looking to the cooler days ahead...a new painting for the studio. Isn't she beautiful? Classic, simple and timeless... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw this young man. It wasn't that long ago that we created a traditional and formal portrait of him - and he was a boy! I do enjoy working with my "kids" as they are about to embark on the world. It... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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Running out to shoot again, but wanted to get one up of this little girl. Love the thumb. More to come later... This is it for tonight...but a few more tomorrow. Which one is the doll? Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog
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Precious painting of a little man! I love simple, bold and timeless pieces like this. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Hopkins Fine Portraits Blog