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Stephanie Smith
I am just me. I am a photographer because I NEED to photograph and create the way I need to eat, drink, and breathe.
Interests: running, cooking, reading, photography (duh), growing herbs and veggies, hanging with family and friends
Recent Activity
In order to simplify my life (my word for the year), I have moved my blog to S.L. Smith Photography Please see all of my new blog posts there now. Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2012 at .
Critics are everywhere and with the integration of social media in our society, the critics are magnified. They seem louder, more obvious, bolder. Perhaps the ability to hide behind a computer monitor and not have to look those they criticize... Continue reading
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Enjoy the Ride..... As a family, we strive to always just "enjoy the ride" that life gives us. During the busy holidays it is so easy to try to do more, buy more, GO MORE, but we have made it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2011 at .
Well, I guess it's time to get caught up on my Picture the Holidays post...I was 5 days behind, got all caught up yesterday, but am behind again today. Typical, but whatever. I don't stress too much about my 'to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at .
Day 12 A Whole Lotta Happy I do not love rolling and cutting out cookies with my 3 kids (chaos) but I do love the decorating part. Looking at their sometimes pretty, sometimes kooky, sometimes strange creations makes me very... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2011 at .
I was so honored when my new maternity clients called me a few days after their session to ask me to photograph the birth. It felt like they were proposing be present at a birth is such a personal... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2011 at .
Day 8 Reflective Day 9: A Sign Day 10: Twinkle Day 11: Shaping Up Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2011 at .
Day 7: Express Yourself I like to wear braids. A few days ago a woman gave me a back handed compliment "You are brave to wear braids at your age". she said. I am expressing myself by wearing my braids... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at .
Day 6 The Details I never noticed until today that the seeds on a pinecone grow in a spiral pattern. Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2011 at .
day 4: The Key The key for me to regroup during this time of year...or any time of year is yoga. 75 minutes of quite concentration, patience, and breathing through the pain:) Day 5:The View from Here This little girl... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2011 at .
I have always loved her little girl feet...but they are quickly turning to teen feet. I never want to forget them being tiny. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2011 at .
Every year we try to get a better and deeper understanding for the true meaning of Christmas and each year it becomes more and more important to teach our children. Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at .
So thankful to have my little family together in one house, on one couch. Together. At last. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2011 at .
It seems that every time I meet a new family, I fall in love with them. This family was no exception. The love, respect, and friendship they had was apparent from the moment they arrived. I am so excited to... Continue reading
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Whenever we went to my grandparents or my great grandmother's house you would find me curled up in the corner sorting through boxes of old pictures. I loved to stare at those pictures and make up stories about all of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2011 at .
Baby Bella has the coolest parents. At the time of her mother's maternity shoot, they had not yet choosen a name for this sweet little girl. They had it narrowed down, but had not picked the final name yet. They... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2011 at .
I told his mother that I could shoot his photos all day if he would let me. He was just that sweet. He gave me moments of wide awake and moments of sleep. I got yawns, smiles, kissy lips, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at .
A little over 2 weeks ago my husband finally returned home from a deployment that kept him from home for a year and a half. Last week we did something I never imagined we would be able to do for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at .
I was lucky enough to get to photograph these two beautiful brothers a couple of weeks ago. I brought one of my older cameras knowing that a 3 year old would be a perfect assistant! (Please excuse any lack of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at .
Yeah, Amy. When I said it i was laughing. I said it because he tricked me so badly. He had me so convinced he was coming home next week. I was miserable waiting and he knew all along he would be always tricks me and I always fall for it.
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Today (well, actually yesterday) was my last day for Week in the Life...what a surprising week it turned out to be. Many of you know that my husband has been deployed for well over a year. He told me that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2011 at .
The kids and I gt a very big surprise today!!! Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2011 at .