Monthly Archives: December 2011

Santa visits the YMCA in Ellington!

It was truly happening Friday night at the Indian Valley Family YMCA on Pinney street in Ellington Connecticut!  Santa stopped by to visit the many children that came to their annual Christmas party. I was very, very busy taking photos of the children and families as they came to visit Santa and share with him…

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  • MelissaDecember 13, 2011 - 10:14 am

    Catherine these came out great!!ReplyCancel

  • MelissaDecember 13, 2011 - 10:14 am

    Catherine these came out great!!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa R.December 18, 2011 - 7:58 am

    Catherine: Thank you for making it possible for so many family’s magical moment captured on film. This treasured keepsake that they all went home with is a true gift!! The YMCA family is fortunate to have you as a key volunteer. By donating your time and sharing your talent the annual Pizza with Santa event was a true success!
    Thank you,
    Lisa Reinhardt
    Sr. Director Indian Valley Family YMCAReplyCancel

  • Lisa R.December 18, 2011 - 7:58 am

    Catherine: Thank you for making it possible for so many family’s magical moment captured on film. This treasured keepsake that they all went home with is a true gift!! The YMCA family is fortunate to have you as a key volunteer. By donating your time and sharing your talent the annual Pizza with Santa event was a true success!
    Thank you,
    Lisa Reinhardt
    Sr. Director Indian Valley Family YMCAReplyCancel

{ Project 52 – Week 49 }

This week’s photo challenge theme “Traditions.” We all have family traditions that we love to do together at this wonderful and magical time of year.  We have many family traditions that I have tried to carry on since I was a little girl.  Here Michael is showing you a few of our early in the…

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  • RobinDecember 9, 2011 - 12:31 pm

    Love these especially the story about the nail. Merry Christmas!ReplyCancel

  • RobinDecember 9, 2011 - 12:31 pm

    Love these especially the story about the nail. Merry Christmas!ReplyCancel

  • Sue E.December 10, 2011 - 9:28 am

    Great photos, love the one of Michael and the cat.ReplyCancel

  • Sue E.December 10, 2011 - 9:28 am

    Great photos, love the one of Michael and the cat.ReplyCancel

Covill Christmas Family Session

It’s always a pleasure when you meet a family for the first time and you just instantly like them.  This is exactly how it was when I met the Covill family to do their Christmas photos.  Their daughters Clara and Charlotte were the sweetest little girls and did we have lots of laughs together.  It…

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  • SharonDecember 8, 2011 - 7:09 am

    Catherine these are absolutely beautiful. Great job! I’m sure the family will be very pleased. Adorable girls.ReplyCancel

  • SharonDecember 8, 2011 - 7:09 am

    Catherine these are absolutely beautiful. Great job! I’m sure the family will be very pleased. Adorable girls.ReplyCancel

  • SamDecember 8, 2011 - 8:38 am

    Brittany, those are amazing photos of your family! The girls are just beautiful and you look fabulous!ReplyCancel

  • SamDecember 8, 2011 - 8:38 am

    Brittany, those are amazing photos of your family! The girls are just beautiful and you look fabulous!ReplyCancel

  • MargieDecember 8, 2011 - 9:22 am

    Absolutely wonderful pictures…I dont know these people and I was smiling at every photo!!! I love the black and white photos,they seem to bring out the features of the face more. Maybe thats just me but it appears that way.ReplyCancel

  • MargieDecember 8, 2011 - 9:22 am

    Absolutely wonderful pictures…I dont know these people and I was smiling at every photo!!! I love the black and white photos,they seem to bring out the features of the face more. Maybe thats just me but it appears that way.ReplyCancel

  • JessicaDecember 8, 2011 - 3:06 pm

    These are stunning Catherine! What a beautiful looking family.ReplyCancel

  • JessicaDecember 8, 2011 - 3:06 pm

    These are stunning Catherine! What a beautiful looking family.ReplyCancel

  • SaraDecember 8, 2011 - 7:38 pm

    Beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • SaraDecember 8, 2011 - 7:38 pm

    Beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • RobinDecember 9, 2011 - 8:35 am

    Gorgeous photos.ReplyCancel

  • RobinDecember 9, 2011 - 8:35 am

    Gorgeous photos.ReplyCancel

  • JulieDecember 10, 2011 - 7:27 am

    These were wonderful!!! The little girls were just adorable.ReplyCancel

  • JulieDecember 10, 2011 - 7:27 am

    These were wonderful!!! The little girls were just adorable.ReplyCancel

  • GinnyDecember 11, 2011 - 9:25 am

    I always enjoy your pictures, you capture the best in people. You can tell by the pictures they are a happy family, great job.ReplyCancel

  • GinnyDecember 11, 2011 - 9:25 am

    I always enjoy your pictures, you capture the best in people. You can tell by the pictures they are a happy family, great job.ReplyCancel

Santa is coming to the YMCA in Ellington!

Have you heard?  He’s coming!!  That’s right…Santa Clause is coming to town!  Right here at the Indian Valley Family YMCA in Ellington, CT!!! It’s going to be a fun night out for the whole family and you do not need to be a member!  There are so many fun activities planned for the kids!! I’ll…

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  • SharonDecember 5, 2011 - 8:32 am

    Great opportunity for you Catherine. Have fun.ReplyCancel

  • SharonDecember 5, 2011 - 8:32 am

    Great opportunity for you Catherine. Have fun.ReplyCancel

  • CatherineDecember 8, 2011 - 6:35 am

    There’s over 200 signed up and there’s still time so call the YMCA today!!! See you Friday!ReplyCancel

  • CatherineDecember 8, 2011 - 6:35 am

    There’s over 200 signed up and there’s still time so call the YMCA today!!! See you Friday!ReplyCancel

{ Project 52 – Week 48 }

The theme for this week’s photo challenge was “Twinkle, Twinkle.” This weeks challenge came at a perfect time…while putting up our Christmas tree.  I have to be honest and let you know this idea came to me quickly in the morning so I got up set up my tripod put my 16 star filter on…

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  • SharonDecember 3, 2011 - 5:15 pm

    Catherine, you always come up with something clever for this project. Nice shot. Love the star effect.ReplyCancel