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{innocent} Christmas Came Early!

So, let me start off by saying yes, I realize it’s been a LONG time since I’ve posted anything. BUT! I have a WONDERFUL excuse! I’ve been making a person! heheh! And he’s here!!! Like the title says, Christmas came early for me this year! December 13th to exact! So… after a long wait.. may I introduce to you my son! Lyric Enrique Martinez Hayden! He was born 7lbs exactly and measuring 20.25″! Who knew you could love such a small thing sooo much! Merry Christmas to everyone and a Happy New Year!


{beauty} fame here she comes!

i was happy to have the opportunity yesterday to take headshots of an up and coming star! julie, i have no doubts you’ll be big one day… and i’m gonna hold you to being your personal entourage photographer! hehehe! enjoy your sneak peek!!


{innocent} my goddaughter

i recently got to visit with my cousin in Niagara Falls, and got to spend some time with the ever beautiful and growing Wurfel girls… LOVE them!!!!!! here are some pictures i snapped of my goddaughter and one shot of her older sister (who NEEDS to be a model! seriously!!!) enjoy!

crystal wurfel - July 23, 2010 - 1:33 pm

These Pictures are absolutely amazing …. I really don’t know why I get surprised at your ability Amanda but I continually do. You truly are the best ! Luv you !

[…] spend some time chatting, catching up and loving on her girls! You may recognize them from here and here and have been featured in my portfolio many times. I’ll be heading down in just a couple […]

{reality} what fun!

I’m an avid reader (read creeper) of other photographer’s blogs. The other day I noticed a trend… a new iPhone app, ShakeItPhoto. It gives a real feeling of taking a polaroid… let’s just say, too much fun! Within minutes of downloading it, I did a “things around me” shoot… loved shaking the phone to ‘develop’ the picture… heheheh enjoy!


{reality} all about perspective

spent the afternoon joining some of my guests on the city tour. It’s a half a day, spent trying to show what Puerto Plata is like. I can tell you that after spending quality time here, you can’t really get a feel for it in a half day… you can scratch the surface, but even then, you miss out on the heart the people of this country have. My goal this season is to get out and capture some of the faces and capture that heart. It’s not going to be easy, but I like a challenge… hehehe… so for now, here’s just the surface…