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Adventures in Friends, Family & Camping / Vacay in NM

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If you’re curious, we visited so many cool places while we camped in Ruidoso. We day-tripped to the tiny historic village of Lincoln where we saw where Billy The Kid escaped from authorities. We appreciated how life once was as we strolled the streets & took in the historic atmosphere. We ventured to Cloudcroft (one of our favorite summer escapes) and some of the boys played a round of golf on one of the prettiest courses I’ve ever seen (of course I hung back, played caddy/driver/channel 9 news photographer & sipped on cerveza).  We explored Ruidoso culture and we went back to my roots and camped…we ate camp food, sat around the campfire, made s’mores, hiked & enjoyed the company of friends old & new. My dad got to hang out with some high school/college buddies, my mom got to catch up with her girlfriends, we were introduced to new friends & I got to see my old friend Robyn (and finally meet her boyfriend). It’s crazy how time flies…I used to play in the dirt with Robyn when our parents took us on camping trips in the summer. Now, we are grown. But I’ll tell you something – I sure do cherish the photos our parents took of our childhood camping trips.

Oh, and a big shout-out to my dad (who taught me how to load 35mm film as a child) for the Bogen Tripod we used for the group shots! 🙂

Emily & Scott | Lytle Cove Cottage Wedding Shower

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Photographer friends, I was in a tizzy – running around like crazy – trying to get things set-up and organized on the day of the shower. Since I was so busy & in a rush, I brought only one camera – my canon 1v – to the shower. I had a sigma macro 2.8 lens (I use it for ring shots) attached at the time so that is all I used. At the time, I wished I had my canon lenses with me, but the sigma produced pretty photos as well. Film stocks used were kodak portra 400 & 800.

Photography: Stephanie Hunter Photography
Venue: Lytle Cove Cottage
Flowers: DIY from Blooms By The Box
Free Printable Downloads: The Wedding Chicks

Just Us Being Us…

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”

-Mignon McLaughlincontax 645 photographer film photographer us being us / film photographerMy husband & me, just being us.

 I’m a pretty lucky gal to have a hubby so concerned that my hair is bobby pinned in the right spot. 🙂

Contax 645 & kodak portra.

Just Us Being Us…

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”

-Mignon McLaughlincontax 645 photographer film photographer us being us / film photographerMy husband & me, just being us.

 I’m a pretty lucky gal to have a hubby so concerned that my hair is bobby pinned in the right spot. 🙂

Contax 645 & kodak portra.