Back East


These were taken on our trip back to Pennsylvania and Ohio to visit family this past fall. We were blessed to hit the peak of the leaves. Although this week the weather in California has been downright terrible (which is rare), I am glad I am not back east in the freezing temps and cold snow!

You would think with all the barns abound one could find one to rent for a wedding reception (there’s only one in the immediate area of Pittsburgh that I can find) — if anyone knows of any farm or rustic places available for rent, please let me know!

My son is pretty easy to photograph; I suspect only due to the fact that I don’t take him out to do “shoots” as much as I did years back. When I lived back east I took for granted how easy it was to find shooting locations. In many places you couldn’t throw a rock without it landing on a potential shoot spot. California makes you work a bit harder; though I will say this, in California I can do outdoor work all year long!

The first one is my absolute favorite. How can I possibly choose which ones to print and how large? Perhaps put a gallery wall together. The blue tractor was at the bed & breakfast we stayed at in NE Ohio — they also had a beaten up old ladder fire truck and a run down property next door too. Loved it!




  1. leah a. on 01.22.10

    love it, he is such a little man!!

  2. Tanya Alexis on 01.22.10

    Gorgeous, Skye!! That tractor is fantastic! I love the one in the hat where he is leaning against the side of a building/wall.

  3. Carolyn Hampton on 01.22.10


  4. amanda on 01.22.10

    he is just adorable! i love the contrast of his sweet face with the run down barn and equipment.

  5. adia on 01.22.10

    he’s growing up SO much! Just lovely pics. A wall gallery would be perfect idea :)

  6. martha on 01.23.10

    cripe woman! love these!! and you just let me know if you want to sell that abercrombie jacket when you are done….yep.

  7. Stephanie Piscitelli on 01.23.10

    Oh my! I love them all but my favorites are the first B&W with his thumb in his right pocket with the texture and then the one when he’s leaning against the rock building/red blue tie. Love love love!

  8. liz on 01.28.10

    boy your little guy is so adorable!
    beautiful shots as always!

  9. elizabeth pellette on 01.28.10

    these are fantastic.. He has really grown since I started to follow your blog..

  10. Tegan on 02.02.10

    WOW Skye, He has gotten so grown up, I can’t believe it! Great photos!!