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An Angel Has Arrived!

Meet Gwen Marie Martin the beautiful child of Chris and Shelley Martin who you’ve seen probably seen in a previous post. Baby was born on July 23rd right on her mother’s birthday! Shelley was blessed with the gift of life on the day or her own birth…how wonderful is that? I know that baby will grow up to be an amazing human being seeing that both her parents are nothing less than kind, caring, and principled  individuals doing their best to make the wold a better place. You’ll be seeing more of baby from time to time…but these are just a few shots of her about 10 hours old.

Welcome to the world Gwen, may love and joy surround you throughout your life!






Priya - July 29, 2008 - 10:42 pm

Congratulations to the lucky parents!!! Gwen is beautiful and Sangeeta you got some precious shots of her!!! So adorable!!!= )

Shelley - July 31, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Thanks for taking such wonderful pics, especially since it was day one! And you are right Priya, we are very lucky parents, we feel so blessed. Can’t wait to see the wonderful pictures to come, I’m sure Sangeeta will take, of our children growing up.

For the Love of Dance: Part 1

Yesterday I had the pleasure of shooting some of the wonderful students at the Indian Academy of Performing Arts. Their enthusiasm and passion for dance was certainly contagious! I have lots more pictures to share, but for now, you can meet these amazing kids…more to come soon!:)




Priya - July 28, 2008 - 9:50 am

Thank you for taking these great shots for us Sangeeta! Your really captured the special spirit of each of the girls! Can’t wait to see more =)

Chantal - July 28, 2008 - 10:55 am

Sangeeta: I’m back from my vacation and I was just getting caught up on your recent work..and it’s AMAZING!!! You are so awesome!!
Can’t wait to see you soon :)

Sarah and Andy: Love Revealed

I had a blast yesterday evening shooting this sweet couple! After the first shot, I knew that it was going to be a really easy shoot.  You can easily tell they are SO in love by the way they look at each other. And just see the smile on Sarah’s face when Andy kisses her! It’s like she’s glowing from the inside out!

Sarah and Andy met at OSU and Andy proposed to Sarah on campus with a poem (how SWEET is that?)…so it was the perfect place to take their engagement pictures.

Sarah and Andy: It was an honor to shoot you and to capture your love! It was really SO wonderful to watch you interact…your love really shined through and it was amazing to be in its presence!:)







Isn’t it so beautiful to see Sarah light up when Andy kisses her?  Wow, you guys are an amazing couple…Sarah, you are going to be a GORGEOUS bride!:)



Sarah - July 15, 2008 - 1:51 pm

WOW!!!Thank you so much Sangeeta! I love them and I felt myself smiling HUGE just looking at your work. Thanks again!

Ode to an Amazing Sister!

Shout out to my wonderful sister who everyone mistakes for me…we sound like each other on the phone, like the same things, cry over the same Oprah episodes, and have similar convictions for learning and growing each and every day. Growing up, I made her do A LOT of things for me…like clean the bathrooms, get my school supplies…and basically serve me as I wanted. I’m sorry Priya for being such a meanie! I hope to make it up to you!;)

Priya will be married next year and has just bought a new condo with her fiance in Toronto! Priya, I’m so happy to watch you build your new life and I wish you all the happiness in the world! You are the best sister in the world and it’s soooo cool that you’re also my best friend! If I had known we were going to grow up to be best friends, I might have made you scrub less bathrooms…but hey, I’m at your disposal now for the rest of my life (not a bad deal if you ask me!)

To Sunny and Priya: you guys are an awesome dream team and I know together you’ll rock the business world with your charisma, talent and incredible work ethic!  I love you guys!


Priya - July 13, 2008 - 9:43 am

Awwww….Your so sweet Sangeeta Didi!!!!! Thanks for the shout out and don’t worry I’ll make you clean my condo whenever u visit ;)

Love Exemplified: Chris and Shelley Martin

Words can not describe the wonderful friendship that Chris and Shelley have offered me!  Their exemplary love for one another is wonderful to see in action.  Shelley, I can’t wait to be there when the baby comes…I’ll warm my camera up!:)

I LOVE you guys!:)




Shelley - July 12, 2008 - 11:46 am

Thanks Sangeeta for your wonderful friendship…and for your camera skills. It was such a treat to capture this moment in time, we will cherish all the maternity pics you took forever:-)