Tag - Ava Golden

Fine Art Portrait Painting – Ava

For my latest hand painted portrait, I decided to create a timeless piece featuring my daughter Ava. Just one week before her annual ballet recital, she was more than happy to get in her perfect princess pose. We were actually on our way home from grandma Mimi's when we passed by our Aunt Deborah's house. Aunt Deborah's next door neighbor, who is quite the gardener was kind enough to let me create a couple of images in front of their [...]

Asher at 6 months – Houston Texas Childrens Photography

I can't believe its already been 6 months. Its sad but some times I get so wrapped up in my business that I forget to take portraits of the ones I love the most. My son Asher has really blossomed into quite the gentleman...and flirt. He's legendary in the local grocery store for giving a "wink and a smile" to every female who walks by. Sometimes, it feels like they all stop and smile back. He is such a [...]

Ava’s First Ballet Recital

Last Friday, after many months of preparation, Ava performed in her very first Ballet recital. This was actually her first performance of any kind (not counting “showin out” in the living room). To say we were thrilled would be an understatement. Both sets of grandparents, one great grandmother and other family and friends joined in the festivities. My parents followed my two younger sisters and I all over the country as they played golf through college and I played football. [...]

Ava’s 2nd Birthday Party – Houston Texas Photography

On October 11, 2007 in Houston, Texas, Kristen and I were blessed with a beautiful baby girl; Ava Golden.  The last two years have been incredible.  Well, the first 12-18 months are "exciting" but actually just a lot of work taking care of an unresponsive human.  Now, Ava has developed into a running, jumping, playing, laughing, joking, singing, waking up in the middle of the night begging for apple juice buddle of joy! As a kid, I thought all those [...]