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You can also check out the Studio Facebook Page for updates and Sneak Peeks.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009


I know two blog posts in one day - I'm on the ball today!

Anyway - Did you know that the studio I'm a part of Shady Lane Studios has a Facebook Page?

Of course I add my favorite images to my sneak peeks, but I add EXTRA images to the
Facebook page if you are a fan of the page! We tag you so it's easy to share your sneak peek with your family and friends on Facebook!

So, click here and click "Become a fan"! You don't have to show any private info, it doesn't even share you last name. Everyone that becomes a fan in April or May will receive a free 8x10 with their next session AND all will be entered into a drawing for a FAB PRIZE!!!


Sneak Peek - Newborn Portrait Photography in Idaho

I'm a little behind on sneak peeks - sorry!

This family came in again to finish up our newborn session - little guy is just so sweet, and the other kids are so special to me too.

sweet slumber





Off to rest - another Newborn tomorrow! Yaaaay!

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Sneak Peek - Boise Baby Portraits

I was so excited to see this little darling again - I had the best time doing her newborn portraits , and Mom's maternity portraits, that I knew it would be fun! It was a beautiful day and we had some fun at the park with Mom and Grandma!




This is one of those photos where I say I have "ESPN" or clairvoyance..lol. I already had the new poofy tutu with me, and surprise, they brought this adorable ladybug with them! It was *meant* to be!

A little Missy and her pet Ladybug

In other news, my studio looks like a tutu factory exploded - prep for the "Fairytales and Daydreams" Event on May 9th! I can't wait! and remember, You can host your own Fairytale event with your friends! I am doing a Tea Party Event this weekend for a little girl and her classmates, it's going to be so much fun :-)

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Example of Softcover Keepsake Book

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Greetings to all of the Fairies in the Land! - Idaho Fairy Tale Photographer

NOTE: This event filled up in less than a Day! Please let me know if you would like to be put on the cancellation list (if anyone cancels) for the waiting list for next time!) If you had a time that you wanted me to "HOLD" and I didn't hear back from you, I had to give it to someone who was waiting.

Shady Lane Studios is would like to invite you to a magical land of Fairies, Pixies and Sprites!

Peeking Butterfly

Introducing "Fairytales and Daydreams" - Fairy Portraits in the Park!

All girls will be photographed in one of a kind fairy outfits with props in an outdoor setting by Award Winning Photographer Lauren Harms. All participating girls will receive a Complimentary 5x7 Portrait and a special gift.Additonal Portraits will be available to purchase.

When: May 9th 10am-3pm - (see below for times - You must schedule an appointment time when you RSVP.If you have 1-2 girls, schedule 1 time slot, if you have 2-4 girls, schedule 2 back to back.)

Where: Boise, ID (you will receive directions when you RSVP)

Who: Girls 2-8 years old. We can photograph 9 months and older and girls older than 8but you need to let us know in advance so we can make sure we have costumes to fit.

Cost: There is no charge for this event if you have not been to one of our events before. If you have,there is a $15 session fee per girl.
Please RSVP to Lauren at 871-1232 or email shadylanephotography@gmail.com by May 1st. All times will go fast so please book as soon as possible to secure your time.Space is limited!

Available times:
9:20am - Levi (Twins)
10:00am - Hutchings
10:20am - Patten
10:40am - Downey
11:00am -Frost
11:20am - Yoakum
11:40am - Bigelow
12:00pm - Myers
12:20pm - Cook
12:40pm - Badgley
1:00pm - Hunt
2:00pm - Colburn
2:20pm - Taylor
2:40pm - Schroeder
3:00pm - Bouck
3:20pm - Zavala

I really hope to see everyone there - Thanks for reading! If you want to check what times have been booked - I will be updating this blog post with the booked times and what is left. You can view this blog post to see an example of our costumes, but we are also making more.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Sneak Peek - Boise Newborn Twins Portraits

They've arrived! I was so excited to meet them - what angels! They were just the sweetest ever! Of course, it was 90 degrees in the studio, and myself, Mom and Auntie must have lost 10 lbs each, but the babies were snuggly and sleepy!

two peanuts


Baby D


Baby W


With Mommy


and yes, I stuffed them in the basket. I was suprised both fit!


Thanks so much for coming in, and allowing me to photograph your sweeties!

In other news, I'm taking a few days "off" to rest and catch up on sneak peeks and galleries.The only kind of sessions I will be accepting will be newborn sessions, of course.

Sneak Peek - FairyTale Portraits in Idaho

I spent most of last week photographing some sweet Fairies, Pixies and Sprites! I had some new costumes to try out, and all of these darlings did such a good job!

All of these costumes fit girls 2-8 years old - I am also making some more and will take requests! Note: Most that are labled "Pixie" or "Sprite" do not have wings, but some do.

Bird Pixie

My little Birdie Pixie

there's my birdie

Daffodil Sprite


Miss Daffodil

Sunflower Sprite


Posey Sunflower

Sunflower Sprite

Blue Butterfly Fairy (coming soon: Yellow butterfly and Monarch Butterfly!)

Peeking Butterfly

{a safe place for me}

Pink Tulip Fairy/Pixie


Pink Princess Fairy

Gerber Daisy Pixe

Daisy Head!

Aren't they lovely?

I'll be having a Fairy Event on Saturday May 9th - If you are interested, please email me at oohlalaphoto@gmail.com

Monday, April 6, 2009

Sneak Peek - Child Portraiture in Meridian

I was in total heaven today - I got to do portraits of adorable kiddos, in adorable outfits.. OUTDOORS! and I didn't even have to wear a coat! Yay! Some of my faves:

Little Bunnie


Little Cherub


Thanks a bunch! It was great seeing you again!

Friday, April 3, 2009

Sneak Peek - Child Portraits in Boise

I love seeing the same kiddos - they grow so fast! This little miss is one of my favorites to photograph - full of personality! This is the Third time I've gotten to photograph her, and the 2nd (unless you count maternity photos!) time I've seen little brother.

Easter Parade


Easter Princess

While we were taking photos, we had this conversation:

Me: You're a goofball
her: NO I'M NOT!!
Me: Okay, sorry. Are you a Princess?
Her: YES I AM!

Okay, I had to include this one because I think it's funny!

Tortured Baby Face

See, he does smile!


A Sweet one together

Proud Big Sister, Scared little bro

Wow. That was a marathon Sneak Peek, but they are so cute that I couldn't resist!