Little Mr. Turns 3!

As a mother of two boys, I get it: these little guys just don't stop! They don't stop moving, and they don't stop growing (although I beg mine to stop getting bigger, everyday!). This little guy's mama and I got together to chase Mr. B down and capture some cute memories from when he turned three. We played in the long summer grass and he gave me a lot of darling smiles---but I'm pretty sure his favorite part was seeing if my…

Sweet Sixteen Session!

My darling friend Kaylee and I had a blast at her sweet sixteen session! We chose one of my favorite parks in the Denver area, and it was a truly beautiful evening! It was raining right up until the time of her session, and I knew that those moody skies would either make us or break us. Typical of a summer evening in Colorado, the rain came early then tapered off. Finally, the sun peeped out in all its golden glory and provided us…

Returned Missionary Head Shots

After living in London for two years, my sister is back in the States! While I was sad to lose my close contact to all things English chocolate (position still available, please volunteer), I sure was excited to have her home---I missed that FACE! Naturally I had to grab some quick head shots of her. She's exactly as charming, genuine, and poised as she appears here, and is hands down one of my favorite people in the world! Maybe one day we'll plan a…

Welcome!

Welcome to Annie Mangelson Photography! When I was in college I had a dorky list of “Things that Make Annie Happy” posted above my bed. Silly things like chapstick and mascara and chocolate on graham crackers. These little things (and some serious things, too) are what kept me going through the papers and finals and awkward dating experiences that make up college life. Paying attention to the little things has proven illuminating in my life and years beyond university classrooms, as…