Goodbye for Now

I should have written this post last year – and I apologize.     I blogged last year that I was starting a full time teaching position, and it did not take long for me to decide that I did not have time for both teaching and my photography business.   Due to that, I decided to close Amerine Photography last year.   I left the website up in case something changed, but its now been another year and it was the right decision.

Over the next couple months I’ll work on backing up my site so I don’t lose it, but then shutting down all the pieces that were Amerine Photography to get rid of any confusion.

I was blessed with so many awesome clients, many who became dear friends.   Thank you for a wonderful five years!


What Does 2016 Hold?

Happy New Year!   It’s almost February but thought I should finally get my new year post up on the blog.   This year is a bit different than past years, with some new things going on in my life.   During the fall I decided to pursue working in the school system, and everything just fell into place.    With the start of the semester this year, I am a math teacher at Mill Creek High School – and I am loving it!   One of the reasons I decided to look into teaching was because I enjoyed working with seniors so much on their portraits and I am happy to say I am enjoying working with my students every day.

However – this does bring some change for Amerine Photography.    It would be unethical for me to advertise to students at my school, so I have decided to discontinue the Senior Representatives that I have used the past few years and essentially put the senior portion of Amerine Photography on hold.   If you are a pre-existing client – this does not include you!

I still want to see all my friends and families I’ve photographed over the years, and I will still be taking child and family portrait sessions in limited quantities.    I will be thinking about how to shift the product offerings a bit, perhaps with a bigger focus on the mini-sessions that are so popular in the fall.

Photography will always be a passion of mine, so please contact me at if you have any questions or requests!

I hope you have a wonderful 2016.

Best Regards,


Finally A Smile: Family Session Sneak Peek

You might remember this sweet baby boy from his baby portraits.  He did not want to smile for me then, and pretty much any time I saw him all summer – no smiles for me.   Thankfully though he shared a couple with me during his family’s portrait session and it was worth waiting for!  I love this sweet family, and here is their sneak peek.

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