Monthly Archives: September 2010

{ Behind }

Feeling … Behind. Trying hard to get photo sessions out to all of you waiting to see … Behind. Running again. Feels amazing. But 3 instead of 5 miles. Humbling. Behind. The tushie above cracks me up. A behind I don’t mind one bit.

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{Take Me Back} Spearfish Park

I remember when. We were kids. I remember how we thought we had the world by the tail. We did, sometimes. I remember the laughter. How crazy we were. And innocent? Well. Maybe sometimes. And now. Here we are. Children of hers. Of his. Theirs. Laughing. Innocent. And all I think is, take me back. […]

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{ The Ranch } Wide Open Spaces in South Dakota …

Because cows and goats ARE cute. Because when you find a place that allows you to shrug off the outside world, it’s worth keeping. Because computers, cell phones, internet … none of it compares to the joy of watching your kids ride their bikes in wide open spaces. Because even though no one really LOVES […]

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Cienna | Rapid City Senior Portrait Session | Sneak Peek | Rapid City Photographer Valerie Koop In the Moment Photography

We had SUCH a good time. Cienna rocked the camera like no one’s business. We found ourselves in Lead, SD – trespassing passed a “do not enter” barricade because I loved a door in the courtyard. We got busted. Amy charmed the offended owner. So well, in fact, that he invited us into the OPERA […]

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{ Apple Tree } … To Live on a Farm

1. This week has flown by. Shoot after shoot after shoot. Too tired to even talk at night. But completely happy and in my element. 2. Celebration of our 16th anniversary.Went to Deadwood. Checked out the Lodge. Took a bath in a tub that I could literally float it. Wondered how to get one in […]

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