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I talked to one of my childhood friends on Monday and she reminded me of something I have often forgotten, both in my past relationships and even now, in my current life.  What she told me was this: “Being cherished is so important.” Isn’t that what everyone wants?  To feel valued?  To feel appreciated by another […]

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So if you know me directly, or have read my blog post low-down, you will know that I am the proud mother of a kitten (more like teen cat, now).  Here she is, looking fierce and sniffing her first Springtime air. Poda’s First Spring | © Lauryn Gutierrez 2015 iphone5c, edited with VSCO April 1, 2015

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There’s something about Spring that just gives me a sense of hope.  Nature all around us is waking up to greet the new season. A new bout of life is making itself known – tentatively maybe at first, but then roaring with full force of color onto the scene.  These blossoms all but screamed at me […]

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I’m going to start sharing with you some personal photography.  I’ve been quite into macro lately.  I hope you enjoy this image today — I was walking home in the rain and captured this with my iphone 5c and edited it with VSCO. “I Find Diamonds Where I Can” March 20, 2015 | Washington, D.C.

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My dear friends, I apologize for not updating you on the going’s-on of 519 Photography lately.   There have been some incredible changes in my personal life in the last six weeks, and thus my business has been on hold as I have weathered these changes and forged a new path. As my clients and friends, […]

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