Category: Stories

  • Jessica: Time to Soar

    Jessica: Time to Soar

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.9″ text_font=”||||||||” text_font_size=”21px”] I photographed Jessica during a trip to Mississippi in 2017. Since I’m able to show my clients their photos only minutes after a session, I can take my business on the road from time to time, so I did that during a trip to […]

  • Nike and Dot

    Nike and Dot

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.9″ text_font=”||||||||” text_font_size=”21px”] Nike and Dot were photographed in 2016 at their home in Little Rock. They are the fur babies of Libby and Aaron, whose wedding I photographed a few years back. Going back even further, Libby and Aaron dated for nine years before getting married. […]

  • Love Grows: Bhakti and Rishi

    Love Grows: Bhakti and Rishi

    [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.9″ text_font=”||||||||” text_font_size=”21px” background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] When I first talked to Bhakti her voice was full of joy, and that’s not a surprise. She considers herself one of the luckiest women in the world. It seems strange to most Americans, but Bhakti and Rishi’s […]

  • Roux: Will Jump for Treats!

    Roux: Will Jump for Treats!

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ next_background_color=”#000000″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.9″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” text_font_size=”21px” text_font=”||||||||”] Roux got his name because he is the color of a light roux. (Southerners know what this means. Others: feel free to ask!) Well, seems Roux is getting older and Lisa, one of his people, realized it was time to […]

  • The Powers Family

    The Powers Family

    [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.9″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.9″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.9″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_gallery fullwidth=”on” db_image_max_width=”100″ db_image_object_fit=”initial” animation_style=”fade” animation_duration=”750ms” _builder_version=”3.9″ gallery_ids=”15153,15154,15155,15156,15158″][/et_pb_gallery][et_pb_text text_font_size=”18px” _builder_version=”3.9″ text_font=”||||||||” link_font=”||||||||” link_text_color=”#0c71c3″] Many life circumstances bring families in for photos. But it was a tragedy that landed the Powers family in my studio a few years ago. What had started out as a fairly nice Sunday afternoon […]

  • Mika Being Beautiful

    Mika Being Beautiful

    [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] My first session of 2018 was right after I got back from visiting my mom in Mississippi. Beautiful Mika came into the studio to do some of the same kind of glamour photos her mom had done last year. The […]

  • Nimrod (“Nimi”) the Dog

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”http://mariposastudiophoto.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/MP8_8377social.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”left” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Nimrod was a puppy when he was rescued from a gas station near Lake Nimrod. Only three days after he was found, he was playing on the rural property where his […]

  • Congratulations Heather and Brandon!

    Congratulations Heather and Brandon! It’s a girl! It was a long wait for this little one to finally make an appearance, and Heather found out she was finally expecting just as Brandon was receiving a long-term assignment to Djibouti. Brandon is really excited to finally be an expectant father — excited enough to be persuaded to […]

  • Kloee Visits the Studio!

    This is beautiful Kloee. She is part of our Rescue Tails book project. Part of the reason Kloee is special is because of her age. While most Great Danes live to be about six or seven years old, Kloee is a wise old 12 years! She’s a beautiful dog, but the story of her adoption […]

  • Popcorn Dog

    Popcorn Dog

      Sometimes in a photo session there comes a found moment that just defines both the session and the personalities of those being photographed. Bo (the dog) isn’t supposed to be eating popcorn, but he gets pretty excited not only when he hears it being popped, but when the kids are enjoying popcorn themselves. A […]