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The Season for Grads

Congratulations to all of this year's college and high school graduates! On Mother's Day, my nephew Jayde completed a major milestone of his life. He walked across the stage to receive his bachelor's degree in Visual Communication from Metro State University of Denver. A week prior, two of his siblings also graduated from college, receiving their associate degrees. Congrats to you all! If anyone is looking to hire a graphic designer or someone to do multimedia production work, feel free to contact Jayde. His website is www.jaydehenderson.com.

Back in late December, my sister and her family paid a visit to the DC area. During their trip, I showed them around DC to see a few of the monuments and the new MLK memorial. We paused for a moment at the World War I memorial to capture a casual portrait of their family. Little did we know, it would set the bar for any portraits of them from that moment forward. Well, during my trip to Denver, we tried again with a semi-formal look. Check out the two portraits below and let us know what you think.


Over 1,800 graduates with their families & friends


The University's President


The Hendersons - May 2012


The Hendersons - December 2011

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