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Through the Chairs~ news

The Professional Photographers of Oklahoma is an affiliate of the Professional Photographers of America. It is the state wide organization. We help educate photographers in the art, craft and business of photography.  There is no greater place to find colleagues and build friendships with people who genuinely want to help you be a better business person while learning growing alongside you.

I have been a member of the Professional Photographers of Oklahoma since my High School years (so late 90’s).  In early 2012 I was appointed a position on the Board of Directors- what an honor to have some of the top professional photographers in the state ask me to join them in bettering our photographic industry!

I have now been nominated (and I accepted the position) as Secretary for the organization in 2016.  I will then move through the chairs for a few years to become President of the organization in 2019.  What an extreme honor to be considered worthy enough to serve with all the great photographers of this state who have gone before us to make the career of photography better for everyone!

I have to be honest that I’m a little nervous looking at all the big shoes I have to fill, but again am just giddy at the opportunity to continue to help make the career of photography better every day.

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Leif and Laci~ engagement

I love meeting with couples before the wedding.  Engagement sessions are some of my favorite, even when just a quick 30 minutes.  It gives me a chance to see the Bride and Groom interact and have fun before the wedding day.
And it gives me a chance to see this:
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Leif is over the moon in love with Laci.  I’m sure the feeling is mutual, but to see a man in awe of his fiancé just makes me love my job of capturing those emotions and documenting these moments in their lives.  Life will happen, times will get tough, but I hope they can always look back on these moments and remember how much passion for each other they have.

I have had several couples like this lately.  It is such a humbling reminder of why I do what I do, and why I love my career so much!
Leif and Laci, I am so excited to get to share your wedding day with you!

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Kaitlyn & Daniel~ Wedding

Kaitlyn and Daniel were married last weekend!
Enjoy a few previews.  The happy couple will be sharing a few more shortly.
I LOVE all the handmade signs they displayed around the wedding and reception areas.  And their colors were perfect!IMG_8237

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EW Couture November 2010 Free Download file

EW Couture November 2010 Free Download file

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Scott & JoAnna

SJW_pbE_7127These two are getting married!
Scott and JoAnna compliment each other so well, and I am so happy for them!  Their big day is just around the corner.

Isn’t she beautiful!? I am so excited for her bridal session in a few weeks.  (Scott’s a handsome fella too, don’t get me wrong; but JoAnna’s eyes, smile, personality… I’m ready to photograph her again!)

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Phillip & Cody

 

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Phillip and Cody had a perfect July wedding!
The wedding and reception venues were perfect and the whole day ran pretty smoothly.
The most important thing is: These two are now married!
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