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Right before Thanksgiving I got an email from Sarah telling me about her Marine coming home for the holidays and had a limited time frame before he had to go back. Lucky for both of us, the scheduling worked perfectly! We decided on Floyd Lamb State Park in northern Las Vegas valley... but what I wasn't prepared for were the awesome golden trees! It really didn't seem like Vegas there.. a little oasis.

Taylor is another lucky winner from the Senior Portrait giveaway and also an aspiring photographer.  I had a great time wandering around the Desert Wetlands Park on the east side of Las Vegas shooting Taylor's pictures with her and her family while working around the unexpected slip and mud slide the park had become. No crazy desert rainstorm the day before or deep mud could ruin this Senior portrait shoot. We talked film photography (yes! awesome film!), photo assignments, and her plans after she graduates. I can tell she's just as crazy about photography as I am and wish her the best of luck in college! Here are some of my favorites from the day: