Dance Lessons: Auntie Enamored by Nephew, Nephew Enamored by his own Moves

Auntie enamored by a favorite nephew as he shows fancy dance steps.  He is equally enamored by his own moves and ability to dance. Fun time was had by all watching and enjoying a relative’s retirement party.   Lonnie Dawkins Photography Enamored

Family Portrait Photography

Capturing the love. Now is the time for family photos! Family pictures become priceless family treasures. Portraits can be taken wherever you like. In your home, in the studio, on your boat, or your favorite park. Gather your favorite people and let’s make some pictures!

Family Reunion – Honoring our Seniors

 Hart-Sims Family Reunion We celebrated our family reunion this past weekend as we have consecutively each year since 1976.  This year I wanted to honor our senior family members for their examples and contribution to the family.  God bless them! Aunt Vivian The last of the Hart brothers and sisters. I like to be aroundContinue reading “Family Reunion – Honoring our Seniors”

Triumph! Challenges but Celebrating Second Birthday like a Rock Star!

My nephew was born premature and had many challenges including numerous surgeries. This week Little Nick celebrates his second birthday.  Family and friends are partying all month! These pictures were taken at his lunch pool party followed by a family dinner.  That’s only the beginning! What a Triumph! http://www.lonniedawkins.com Triumph

7 year old says he wants to cut the grass. I got it on tape!

My seven year old grandson was so excited about cutting the grass when he saw me working in the yard.  I thought it would be great to capture him on video so I can play it back when he is old enough to actually cut grass. I am not sure that it will be legallyContinue reading “7 year old says he wants to cut the grass. I got it on tape!”

Family Portraits: Mother and Daughters by Maryland, Washington DC Photographer

Last Saturday I was asked to photograph a ladies event at church.   I took advantage of the opportunity to make portraits of some of the attendees. When I asked my dear Sister McElveen if I could take her picture, she jokingly said she was afraid that she might break my camera.  Well, you can seeContinue reading “Family Portraits: Mother and Daughters by Maryland, Washington DC Photographer”

Friday morning waffles

Waffles aren’t really that big a deal to make.  Looking through a cookbook not long ago I found a simple recipe where you just put some flour, a little bit of sugar, some baking powder and salt in a bowl.  Then in another bowl you put an egg, some milk, and some oil and stir.Continue reading “Friday morning waffles”

Saturday morning kitchen discovery – Eyes of a child

It was Saturday morning and I decided that my grandson would be my model for the morning.  After some shots in the bedroom of him just relaxing and watching his favorite Cars videos, he moved the action into the kitchen. With very little effort he mounted the stools like a pro.  Acting as though IContinue reading “Saturday morning kitchen discovery – Eyes of a child”