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Hi there! I am so glad your here….My name is Charlene, and I have held a few job titles and am lots of things to lots of people in my life but I can now say proudly I am a wife, daughter, granddaughter, mother, and sister to the most amazing people in the world. But for me, and just for me…I am a photographer and I have a crazy love for, underwater photography, maternity, labor & delivery, storytelling with children, and glamour photography! Really, I  just want to tell your story or help you create a story for the day. I don’t want to just be there for a bit, I want to be there to tell your whole story!

So a little about my story and where I am and how I got here.

As a child I always wanted to be able to draw, however, the picture in my head never matched up to what ended up on the paper. Soon after being done dealing with my frustrations, my mother gave me my first camera – and so my love for photography was born.  I love looking back at all the old pictures and seeing how far I have come. I am grateful my mother and great-grandmother were generous when it came to getting tall that film developed! Well if you combine that with the 10 books I have started writing and an unknown number of books I have read, it leads me to want to tell your story.

For me the most rewarding part of photography for me is seeing your confidence levels skyrocket in the blink of an eye. I think we all need to see our selves as other’s do!  Each soul is so beautiful and you deserve to see your beauty as other’s do!

My most favorite things to say are….Mean people suck…Life is way to short …Cool Beans…and AwesomeSauce…

I really believe with all my heart that…

1. Everyone deserves to be treated with RESPECT. I believe it is a right given until proven that you do NOT deserve it.

2. God only gives you what you can handle and that when you are ready for it he will just let you have it…even if you think you are not ready, he knows you are!

3. When you are on your right path in life the devil will put things in your way to make it harder, keep pushing through!

4. That life was preplanned before we born, and that the paths we choose will all bring us to the same place in the end!

Random list of things that I just ♥ ♥ ♥

I love each second of my life!(Or I try too anyway) ♥ I love my family ♥ I love Jesus for giving me my family ♥ I love my Jobs ♥ I love my husband ♥ I love my four amazing children ♥ I love that my mother taught me RESPECT…both things and people and above all to show the respect that I expect to receive ♥ I love that my hobbies and passions let me get paid ♥  I love being useful in the world and making a difference  ♥  I love cherry flavored sodas  ♥  I love DVR bc I don’t have time to watch TV when it is on  ♥  I love a good book and usually have one in my purse ~ yup I am all that kind of dorkiness ♥   I love new shoes…high heels, flats, gym shoes, it really doesn’t matter  ♥ I love shopping with my girls  ♥  I love my Jeep, and now I do love my minivan… (never ever thought I would say that EVER)  ♥  I love dreaming big and making a plan ♥  I love marketing, it is a reason to go and make new friends  ♥  I love helping others achieve their dreams ♥ I love ALL children ♥ I love moving the furniture around over and over ♥  I love digital photography bc I can see the pictures instantly ♥  I LOVE Green, White and sometimes Red...and Navy(Think of a deep saphire) and a light blush pink ♥  I love Christmas (think that has something to do with the colors?)  ♥ I love the internet ♥ I love Google ♥  I believe in Karma and the good we put out will repay itself tenfold ♥ I love to talk (I think not sharing your feelings in not healthy) ♥ I love old things that you know were loved ♥  I love old photographs of people I don’t know ♥  I love even more old photographs of people I do know ♥ I love that there are more things in my life that I love then I don’t ♥ I love homeschooling my kids ♥ I love my Mac ♥  I love my android phone…yes I know I am weird but there is something different that fits with me with both products ♥ I love my Canon ♥ I love my husband ♥ I love my children ♥ I love God and that he is so selfless that he gave up his son, so that I could be forgiven and welcomed into heaven when I die!

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. 4Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. 5You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. 6Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23

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