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Derek at Six Months!

Hello, friends!

It’s time to update the blog again!

In April, I had a great time documenting little Derek at six months old.  He’s grown so much since his newborn photos!

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The Beringer Boys

I really enjoy photographing my friends’ families.  It’s crazy to think about all that has changed since I visited these friends while they lived in Cambodia.  It was really wonderful capturing the joy of their newest addition.  Enjoy the cuteness of these brothers!

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A November Day with the Fredells

I loved having the chance to catch up with my friends, the Fredells, in November!  You’ve seen them before on this blog here and here.  It’s really a joy to see their girls grow and catch up with them whenever we’re all home-home in PA.  🙂

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A Fall Day in Speedway

It’s catch up on the blog time!!!

I loved exploring Speedway with my friends, Christina and Cody, last fall.  It’s  so fun helping provide friends with some photos for their Christmas cards and Speedway was a great backdrop for these!

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The Rosario Mining Company in San Juancito, Honduras

As I mentioned in my previous post, there’s this really unique village outside Tegucigalpa, Honduras where an American mining company once set up shop.  It is now a bit of a rundown area up the mountain from San Juancito, at the entrance of La Tigra National Park and has become one of my favorite places to visit.  This post documents my visit there in June 2017.

Cabaña Mirador El Rosario owned by Jorg and Monika is the perfect cabin on a mountain and the dinner and breakfast served at the main house is dreamy.  Here are some sights from the cabin and their home:

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And here are some photos from the former El Rosario Mining Company buildings near the entrance of La Tigra National Park, the bright pupleria, as well as some photos from hiking near the park…

 

My top three favorite photos from the getaway:

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I’m always fascinated by the plants I see there…

Here are some additional photos from my phone to get you a feel for the place…

Lastly, we saw a quetzal on our way back down to San Juancito!

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The Gringo Cemetery of the Rosario Mining Company, Honduras

Nothing like a snow day home to have me thinking back on past trips and adventures.

In June I returned to my beloved second country, Honduras.  I was able to have a quick getaway to one of my favorite places, Cabaña Mirador in El Rosario.  While there, my friend Michelle and I took a little hike around the village and on the edge of La Tigra National Park.  Just up the mountain from the village of San Juancito sits an old mining town that was operated by a US mining company in the early 1900’s.

This post is focusing on the photos I took at what Michelle and I call the “gringo cemetery” where the mining company buried workers who passed away while they were living there.

Some may find cemeteries creepy, but I tend to find them peaceful.  This one is fascinating.  I hope you enjoy some of the details of this unique place.

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The Fritts Six

Hello there!  I’ve loved getting back into family photography this fall and had a great time documenting this growing family, some of my most loyal clients!  This sweet family welcomed their fourth child recently and I loved capturing his cuteness in these photos!

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