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Saturday, December 31, 2011

The Year 2011 In Photos

As I was going through my external hard drive gathering the photos for this post, I was able to see how much has changed over the course of this year. 


shot the cover story for Racing Minds Magazine March 2011

celebrated being young with Amanda and Lauren

Amanda on the beach with gorgeous winter light


ventured to apple valley with friends, and got my first tattoo (pictured 2 hours old)

apple valley sunset


myself, n'tima, and madeline on n'tima and steven's honeymoon suite balcony - my first time meeting the preussers.

self portraits on a sunday afternoon

marielle and myself, the first time i drove to visit her

marielle and andrew

marielle, after a day of adventuring and antiquing

candace marie and her sunflower

the most wonderful man/boss/comedian/friend at work, a job that at this point in time, i was growing quite fond of. 
my best friend, shirtless in the springtime


a self portrait in the field of yellow flowers

my sister in our backyard
a hug from mia in the cold april sun

short (20 hour) reunions with faraway friends for easter break

lacey in the regional park, illuminated by my car headlights after dusk

dyed part of my hair blue, self portraits

shot with Mia in the flower fields, favorite shoot of the year

mornings with manda

sheeps lawn, new york city

meeting with another internet best friend - michelle pathe in central park

newly engaged strangers kissing atop the empire state building

times square in the evening

eliza showing her surprised face

three of my sweet friends graduated high school

shot with jen and amanda

kourtney in her backyard


mia and the fairy dream house

blue on blue, amanda in los angeles

road trip with the girls to the preusser's

steven & n'tima

n'tima in the sunflower field we found on the side of the road

saying goodbye to our favorite husband, wife, and dog

tea with Steven and Madeline 

shot with Blake Gilles @ Paragon in the LA woods


one last shoot with Jen before she returned to school

on a shoot in the canyon, taken by paisley

kourtney in her new backyard

paisley in the canyon

my new best friends (i've become terribly accustomed to's bad).


the P's came to visit for labor day weekend - laguna beach waves.

marielle in her studio

the best at the beach.

impossible project polaroid taken by joe curtin

kayla atop jesus hill in pasadena (with joe)

samantha and joshua's engagement photoshoot in joshua tree

the camera setup in joshua tree

rooftop in berkeley with friends

jen in san francisco

little sophia and her mommy, jill.

myself in the berkeley rose gardens


amanda at the strawberry farm

shot with Molly in the wilderness park

mad dog joy helped me shoot a wedding :)

brenda and scott on 11/11/11

Sam & Josh's wedding dance party (photo by Marielle)


shot with molly & girlfriends

20th birthday dinner with the best of friends.

marielle on the beach

traditional birthday photoshoot with mia (+friends this year!)

myself on my birthday, taken by marielle

marielle photographing me in the photo above

jenifer in mustard yellow

This year has been full of traveling, good friends, new experiences, incredible opportunities, and extreme gratitude. Here's to a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2012 to you and yours.
xx, M


  1. It was great following you through it all

  2. aw man mary, im so thankful for our good times in 2011 and i love you so much this was a good post.