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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Horses on Small Acreage

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So so so much to share.  Made another couple of changes here at the Otte Household, and I want to catch it all up in the upcoming weeks because yet another change occurred that I am very excited about related to the photography business. I have a series that I…

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Pixie turns two and first ride

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I really do not want to know when the last time I blogged was.  Life is very full.  After 10 years of boarding, we moved the horses home (more on that later)…  For those who have followed Pixie from birth, she turned 2 years old on May 20th, while Erynn…

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