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Our Rawley is 2 Years Old! (Bloomington-Normal Portrait Photographer)

Our little miracle man turns two today! I took him to Ewing Park in Bloomington for some candid portraits to commemorate the occasion. Using my long lens (70-200mm f/2.8) allowed me to capture him just being a little boy doing … Continue reading

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Why I Won’t Be Able to Shoot for 6 Weeks {Updated}

**Please scroll to bottom for an update!** This post is not about photography.  The topic is very personal; I debated even writing it since commercial photography is a heavily male-dominated industry and these issues may be uncomfortable for some colleagues … Continue reading

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Our 2012 Holiday Card! + 3 Marketing Ideas for New Business Owners (Cheyenne Photographer)

Every year I try to design a creative, eye-catching, funny, personal, unique, and heartfelt holiday card. (And, I am always trying to outdo the prior year’s card!) My goal, since our card goes to family, friends, and business contacts alike, … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From My pPROM Preemie Son (World Prematurity Day)

Parenting is the single greatest mirror life has to offer. Any parent will agree. Before I got pregnant almost exactly one year ago today, I was prepared to be a parent. I was older; I was in a solid marriage; I … Continue reading

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How I Coped With 62 Days as a NICU Parent

Today was our son Rawley’s original due date, but he is now 11 weeks and 1 day old. Rawley came home from the NICU on July 24th, 62 days after his premature birth on May 23rd. Our family collectively spent … Continue reading

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Introducing Our Son, Rawley William (Rawley’s Birth and 1st Month of Life)

Meet Rawley William Ambuehl; born at 28 weeks, 6 days, on May 23rd at 6:20 am; 2 pounds, 13 ounces; 14 inches long. He is one month old today! Rawley’s Birth Story My water broke on April 3rd, 2012, at … Continue reading

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My Life in the Hospital for 7 Weeks, 6 Days (Bed Rest, Part 2)

Between the time I was hospitalized after my water broke on April 3rd and when I was discharged after delivering our son Rawley 8 weeks later, my life on hospital bed rest was less boring than you might think! 7 Memorable … Continue reading

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