Amber Waves of Grain.

A beautiful family, a beautiful sunset and a beautiful farm. Loved working with this family to create some great pictures that are true to the feel of the North Dakota prairie. Thank so much!

 

 

 

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Party of Four.

Wow! Loved, loved, loved working with this family. Photographers don’t make great photos. Great families make great photos. Awesome family session!

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Rowekamp family photos

Guess who I got to hang out with last weekend? This family was a dream to work with. How could I not take good photos of such a great looking crew?

Meet Cheryl and Tom, the heads of this beautiful family..

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Cheryl and Tom have three kids, Kelli, Craig and Kristi and everyone was there to join in the fun.

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We have Craig’s family. Carter, Reese, Chloe and Dani or and don’t forget Quinn. This little puppy was determined to get his face on camera.

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And here’s Kelli, Dean, Wyatt, Calvin and Marah.

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What a handsome set of men, huh?

And here’s Kristi with the rest of the girls.

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Overall, it was a great day with beautiful weather and hopefully a little bit of fun. Thanks for sharing your family with me for a day!

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Rib Fest 2013

This Saturday I had the pleasure of photographing Rib Fest in Jamestown, North Dakota. This event is hosted by Ave Maria Village and brings people together to raise money for Relay For Life.

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Nine rib cookers gathered to show off there skills and smokers. All ribs were entered to win the Grand Trophy judged by local faces in the community. Rib eaters also got to vote for the People’s Choice award.

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Don’t the ribs look delicious?

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In the end the winner of the Grand Trophy was FireHouse Ribs from Medina….

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And the People’s Choice award went to Jack McGregor and his team from Agricover.IMG_3111

Local vendors came to advertise there businesses and some were even selling items to help raise money for the cause.

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And don’t forget the puppies. This little guy is adorable!

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He came with his friends at Prairie Paws rescue.

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There was plenty of entertainment featuring three bands….

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A sweet car show…

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And fun activities for the kids.

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This was a great event for Jamestown, Ave Maria and especially Relay For Life. Thank you to the staff of Ave Maria Village and all of the vendors, musicians and cookers who donated their time and money to pull it off. Congratulations!

“Take a photo, …

“Take a photo, it will last longer.”