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On another freezing Minnesota day.  I am missing these California Blues in the depths of my heart. Blue sky, blue/green water, sand, bright happy lines and colors. I would love to spend a week in Hermosa or Manhattan Beach, CA to decompress. Get up each day, wander into the little red coffee shop and then head to the beach with my toes in the sand & just breathe in the air.  If you could decompress anywhere, where would you go?


  1. amber

    oh yes i like how you think. if i could decompress anywhere right now it would be hawaii. i can already feel my toes in the sand, the tradewinds in my hair, and taste the mai tai. beautiful pictures.

  2. Laura Biebl

    These are beautiful! I was just thinking this same thought a couple weeks ago. February in MN is always torture for me! I had to stop looking at pics from my Cali trip! If I could go anywhere today, it would be St. Croix in the caribbean 🙂 LOVE these colors!

The JNP Studios workshop was packed full of awesomeness (which I have more to post about) here is more from the live shoot with some of Jeff’s clients to test out some tilt-shift lenses. I was blessed to work with Tara & Dan. Check out Jeffrey’s e-session with them here, the colors in the shoot are rocking.

Tara & Dan were such a sweet little couple. In the short time I got to work them, their genuine care for others and each other really shined through. They were so comfortable with each other, it was such a treat to shoot with them. At one point when I was setting up a shot, I saw a peak of a tattoo on Dan’s wrist area. It looked like it could possibly be a whole arm tat, and I was thinking in my head “no way this sweet little couple and he has his arm done…na Gina you are just tired and hungry” Then I see it again and had to ask..”No way is that a full arm tat?” and they both just smiled.

Later I asked Dan rolling up his sleeves and showing it off and this yumminess is what we got.

  1. kirsten

    i want her whole outfit.

    and i love the photos. 🙂

  2. Rosaura Sandoval

    Love these photos! Loved meeting you too! 🙂

  3. Ryan

    Wow, some great stuff! I love the tat sleeve.