Newborn Baby

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Hello!  Haven’t shared any newborn pictures in a while.  I hit the ground running in fall and have been busy with so much, I haven’t gotten around to it. As I always say, I will try to post more These are a few from a newborn “petite” session.  Newborn petite…

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Kitchen Barnwood Table and Benches – DIY Woodworking

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This is the second part of my project week.  The first part involved the small laundry room which was sort of practice for this larger project.  I have always wanted a big square barnwood table and built in benches with storage in my breakfast area.  I have been thinking about…

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Fireplace Mantle Makeover (out of old studio floor)

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Another Before/After – Fireplace Mantle Makeover Before After Well, it’s that slow time of year again that happens right after the holidays.  It’s not dead slow, but everything calms down a bit. 2017 is my year of the DIY projects.  As you may remember, I spent two years as an…

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Newborn Sessions

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Super busy with newborn sessions right now, doesn’t mean I can’t fit you in.  I get a lot of last minute baby sessions, but if you can, please contact ahead of time so I can guarantee your booking.

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Fall Photo Sessions

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I still have a few fall session times available – petite and full sessions. Petite sessions are something new this year – perfect for that yearly family shot… here’s a sampling of a recent petite session. Please contact jodieotte@gmail.com to get on the calendar!  

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Longwood Gardens

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I was invited to Erynn’s high school field trip to Longwood Gardens.  I was thrilled to be able to go.  I have seen a lot of images from Longwood, and some are nice, don’t get me wrong, but mostly I see the same vision over and over again – the…

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Do not use Behr Deckover – PSA

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I’d like to do a bit of a PSA. Do NOT under any circumstances use Behr Deckover.   In the past, you may have seen me singing the praise of Behr paints.  My entire house is painted in Behr paints.   I had been using them exclusively for over 15…

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An unexpected hurdle – horses

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In Yesterday’s Post, I wrote about my life changing yet again and discussed the morning routine with the horses.  This is kind of a continuation.  It’s really a great thing that my work situation changed.  I needed to get a hold of the balance of work and life and an unexpected…

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Life Changes Again

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Around two years ago, after over 10 years of being a full-time photographer, I announced I was heading back into “corporate America” as an accountant and then later on, a controller. Photography became secondary and part-time.   I left my position, and this past month, I moved photography back to the…

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