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

Dance and party like a good family should

Cousins Mike and Janie had the opportunity to dance and enjoy each others’ company at a family event.  One lives up north and the other in the south.  Many times family only has the chance to get together at funerals or sad occasions.  This was at Janie’s brother’s retirement party and a good time wasContinue reading “Dance and party like a good family should”

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!

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”

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!”

Stroke Recovery – The Journey Back

It was almost a year ago while minding my business and at the end of what seemed to be a  normal day, I was stricken with a stroke.  Doctors said it was a “small” stroke but it has made a major difference in my life. I was blessed to not have most of the issues that strokeContinue reading “Stroke Recovery – The Journey Back”

The carnival comes to town in the summer. Maryland

When the carnival comes to time it’s a good time for pictures.  Beautiful lights whether it’s color or black and white.  Night time adds even more beauty. The first pictured carnival took place at Capital Plaza n Landover Hills, MD. The black and white pictures are from the carnival that was located in New Carrollton,Continue reading “The carnival comes to town in the summer. Maryland”

Washington, DC Model – Donte

Donte – DC Male model wearing striped knitted sweater. This is from our 3rd photo shoot.  Due to busy schedules it is difficult to find time to shoot. When time does permit we are both pleased with the results. The first image was taken in existing light. Lonnie Dawkins Photography Facebook Instagram