Diamonds! – Women with Age Photography

Photography showcasing the beauty of women with age. Diamonds!! Some of these women are sisters from church,  some I met at various events, some are aunts.  Some are friends from the neighborhood.  The one on the cover with the black hat is my late mother. Some are gone all and some are still here toContinue reading “Diamonds! – Women with Age Photography”

Children Photography – Young lad with braids

Handsome youngster with braids.  Photo taken at his family reunion event in July 2015. Children are always a pleasure to photograph especially when they are like this young fellow. He enjoyed having this picture taken.  He was often nearby ready for another shot. Do you have wonderful  pictures of your children and family?  If not, contact me byContinue reading “Children Photography – Young lad with braids”

Senior Portraits – It’s All About the Graduate

Senior Portraits – Gleeful image of a college graduate during her photo shoot. During the session we take the standard cap and gown images and then we take creative shots that express the graduate’s personality. Pictures are taken in studio and in various locations of the graduate’s choice. It’s all about the graduate as weContinue reading “Senior Portraits – It’s All About the Graduate”

The Beauty of Age

“And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!” ― Audrey Hepburn Here are some examples of ladies who are beautiful inside and out.  Fun happy people who have seen and been through a lot of experiences throughout their lives and have kept smiling and bringing joy to others. Lonnie Dawkins Photography Website

Family Circle – Gathering for prayer. Family Reunion – Rutherfordton, NC

Reuniting for fellowship, fun, and food.  36th annual Hart-Sims family reunion.  It’s not the largest family reunion but it has been consistently held since 1976.  After many years of holding banquets in hotels, etc. our family went back to a simple backyard celebration this year..  Fish Fry on Friday night, cookout Saturday afternoon, and largeContinue reading “Family Circle – Gathering for prayer. Family Reunion – Rutherfordton, NC”

Photos: Hundreds Marched Demanding Justice for Trayvon Martin in Washington, DC

Saturday, April 7, 2012. Hundreds of protesters marched in Washington, DC demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen who was killed.  Marchers represented people of all races, young and old.  Buses and cars blew their horns in solidarity. http://www.lonniedawkins.com

Meeting my grandfather: Search for ancestors in North Carolina

He worked on the railroad. For the longest time I misunderstood that. I imagined him working on the train as a porter which would have been hard enough. Later I learned that he and a lot of others actually worked on the tracks – a hard and extremely dangerous job.