X-Pro1 sample images with the Challacombe Family – Easter 2013

We just love this family, they are always so joyful and Heidi and Lana have the sweetest spirit. After a cold and long winter it was a joy getting out into the sunshine and photographing again. This is my first post with images from my new camera, a Fuji X-Pro1 with a 35mm F1.4 lens. I photograph families, wedding and seniors for the most part, add events or occasional corporate head-shots. I have always used Canon equipment, all Pro gear,Read more

2013 Winter Storm

It’s been an interesting week here in Missouri, 2 storms in 1 week, 35 inches of snow. I have to admit that it is very beautiful, but wow it’s a lot of snow and my back pain is proof. Mr Bean and Clesie having a little play time. It was cold with lots of blowing snow. And for a little humor our Mr Bean choking on a little snow, like a miracle I even captured the event.Read more

Happy Valentines Day everyone!

Today Nancy and I share our 30th Valentines Day together! So excited, in honor of this special day I did something we rarely do for ourselves, had a family canvas made. Happy Birthday My Love, thank you for a wonderful 30 years. A big thank you to our friend Christine May for taking our family photo.Read more

Dani and the iPad

One of the things we are thankful for is our iPad. Dani is specially thankful and uses it every day. Apple created such a wonderful device and in our case allows Dani to stretch her her potential. Dani is Autistic and doesn’t speak, but she does a wonderful job signing to tell us what she wants. Give her a pencil and and she can spell out works though her writing isn’t that clear. Give her a iPad and you canRead more

Cold Winter Walk With Joel And Heidi

So much expression in these little eye’s. Zoooooommmmmmmmmmmm! Heidi getting a little off road riding in. Playing with some reflection. Time to head home, Heidi still had energy to burn but Joel and I had enough, it was only 23 degree’s! Joel, Heidi and Cooper.Read more

Say Hello to Miss Kendal – 2012 Family session

I grabbed a quick shot as Grandma Ruth and Kendal pulled into the parking lot. Miss Kendal tried her best to hide her beautiful smile from me 😉 I was talking with Kendal’s parents when grandma brought little Kendal to us. Seeing photos of her on facebook revealed she was cute, but oh, to see those beautiful blue orbs in person was delightful. She got them from her mom and dad who both have amazing  eyes. She is doubly gifted.Read more

Valentine’s Day Mini Sessions Are Here!

What: Session fee is $250 for 30 minutes, includes up to 20 High Resolution Images in a CD with print release to reproduce the images as many times as you like. Also includes 3 pictures with my logo for your Facebook page (not suitable for printing) Where? Location of your choice. When? Starting January 16th thru February 7th. Referral Credits: For each friend of yours who books a full session with me during 2012 you will receive a $50 creditRead more


My beautiful wife Nancy needed some new head shots for her blog and some promotional work for a writers forum she on. Take minute when you through here and check out The Olive Leaf Ministries. Yes it’s geared towards women but I always find wonderful spiritual insight and application to help me in getting to know a little more about God. She also has a website The Olive Leaf Ministries, there you can find some books she’s written, one aboutRead more

Concept Session | Think Dudlee Do Right & Snidely

My good friend Christine May of Click Photography shared with me a concept shoot she wanted to do with her kids. My first reaction was to laugh out load then tell her I had to be part of this.While Christine was grabbing her gear I had the opportunity to snag a few images of Niki, she’s such a cutie and had a fantastic silly attitude. It’s often said that our children are a reflection of us and Christine and herRead more

2011 Christmas with Family

This year we went to our nephew Aaron Derington’s home for Christmas dinner. It’s so nice getting together with family. We celebrated with great food, lots of laughter and the telling of some wonderful stories, followed by a few festive games. Before settling in for a few games, Aaron’s wife, Susie, brought out Chinese lanterns. The kids had a fantastic time launching them into the cold night’s air. We all watched until they disappeared into the horizon. Merry Christmas everyone!Read more