{Las Vegas Child Photographer} My 2014 Top 25

Wow, I blinked and another year has passed.  What an amazing year it has been!  My oldest is now a senior in high school and will be off on his own in just a few short months.  The kids are all growing and changing so fast – I wish I could slow time down.  Gabriel is no longer a baby, but a busy and happy little toddler.  Everyone has grown so much this year!  We are currently in the process of purchasing the home we’ve lived in and loved up here in the mountains for the past 3 years.  We cannot wait to be homeowners again!  I made the very difficult decision about halfway through 2014 to take an indefinite break from client work in an effort to focus more on my own family.  I have no regrets – it’s been a wonderful year!  I am so excited to see what 2015 brings. :)

Normally, I put together collages sharing many favorites from the year, but this time, I decided to do things a little differently and choose my personal top 25 images of 2014 to share with you.  These are favorites for varying reasons – many are of my own children and some are not.  I love each and every one of them.  It is always so fun to go back through a year’s worth of work and see the growth and progress from previous years.  Speaking of which, you can check out my 2013 year in review HERE.  These are in no particular order – well, that’s not entirely true.  Image #1 is most definitely my top favorite for the year, but the rest are in random order.  Happy New Year everyone, and may you all have a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2015!  Bring it on!



December 31, 2014 - 12:02 pm

Matthew Perry - Lisa

This was an amazing year in photography and career for you, you have become well known in the photography industry and are one of the top in child portraiture that I know of!

Happy New Year and fabulous work!


December 31, 2014 - 1:52 pm

Anne Taylor - Fantastic….amazing!

December 31, 2014 - 5:11 pm

Betty F. - Stunning work! Looking forward to 2015.

December 31, 2014 - 10:36 pm

Susan Dixon - Awesome work!

January 1, 2015 - 7:02 am

Beth - I love them all the but I really am drawn to the B&W images and the one where she is looking out the window. Fabulous!

January 2, 2015 - 12:20 am

Prasad Palaniyandi - Fantastic as usuall

January 7, 2015 - 7:01 pm

Adrienne Maples - These are magical & inspirational. I love your use of color. I just stumbled across your site today and I am so glad I did. Beautiful work- thanks for the inspiration.

Happy Shooting :)
Adrienne Maples

January 10, 2015 - 8:24 am

Tara Betz - Wow! Remarkable images! Simply divine.

February 22, 2015 - 6:43 pm

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March 3, 2015 - 10:44 am

Jacob Cornelius - Your work is – need I even say it? – inspirational. I hope your creativity continues to bloom.

{Las Vegas Child Photographer | LJHolloway Photography} Sophie

Ever since my workshop this past spring in Nashville, Tennessee, I have been wanting to get together with Miss Sophie to work with her again.  I finally got my chance recently!  She was in Las Vegas with her mother doing some commercial work and by a miracle, we were able to make our schedules meet up for one day of shooting.  Sophie has been photographed by so many amazingly talented photographers, and I feel privileged to have had the opportunity to work with her a 2nd time.  I love that we were able to shoot in the stunning red rocks and desert scenery we have in our neck of the woods – something a little different for her.  Until next time… ;)

PS Stay tuned to my blog!  I will post my favorite images from 2014 TOMORROW!  You don’t want to miss it!





December 31, 2014 - 4:08 am

Antony Pratap - Have followed your work for quite some time and you’ve been an inspiration not only for me but for so many others out there with your images you create with poetry!

Absolutely in love with the monochrome on this list! Any tips to maintain hair-lights and bring out the details in the eye as well? :)

Keep rocking.

{Las Vegas Child Photographer} Mary & Ashton

I’ve so enjoyed photographing the lovely Mary over the past few years.  I did her senior pictures a couple of years back, her maternity photos, and now photos of her with her sweet baby boy, Ashton.  I always enjoy working with her – it has been so much fun watching her grow into her role as a beautiful young mother.  I wanted to capture her loving relationship with her little boy in the last bits of autumn color.


December 29, 2014 - 8:15 am

Richard - What a wonderful set of images to capture that special bond between a mother and child!

December 29, 2014 - 8:17 am

Samantha Willard - Oh my absolutely breathtaking! I have been following your work alot lately i am such a fan. I am actually trying to figure out how to get the beautiful dreamy blurry background in the photo. I am hoping that in the new year that i can achieve this look, keep posting those beautiful images, and have a happy new year :)

December 31, 2014 - 3:02 pm

Rich Klein - Lisa,
It is a privilege for me to see your work. Your use of lighting, composition, and interaction with your subjects is just exquisite. Your photographs serve as a primer in what constitutes excellence in photography. In addition, thanks so very much for sharing your B&W actions. I have them and truly like the results they provide for me. Best wishes for continued success in 2015, and have a healthy, happy, and prosperous New Year!

February 11, 2015 - 6:00 pm

ali - Your work is stunning. So beautiful.

March 3, 2015 - 6:37 pm

Elizabeth - I wanted to know how you get those beautiful colors. Is this done by software? I’m new to photography and I absolutely love this look.
Your work is beautiful!

March 12, 2015 - 4:27 pm

Adrienne Maples - These are beautiful! What amazing images to have as a mother. Timeless.