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Sometimes I book a session and it just pulls on the heartstrings. This is one of them! This was an adoption session. He was looking for someone to love him and she was looking for someone to care for and love. They are completely adorable together! Both of their lives are forever changed because they […]

Family

May 7, 2021

Taylor Family

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Autumn is by far one of the most beautiful times of year to take photos. Selena is a sophomore in high school and asked if we could do a fun fall portrait session, including her in her volleyball uniform. Selena was awesome in front of the camera. She knows exactly how to work it! We […]

Portrait

April 8, 2021

Autumn Sophomore Portrait Session

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I always love meeting new people through my work! This family proved why! They were great to work with. Their little girl warmed up pretty quickly and then was a total ham in front of the camera, which always makes the session that much more fun! Justina reached out to me about scheduling a family […]

Family

March 17, 2021

McLaughlin Family

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Another awesome perk to my ‘job’ is highlighting awesome local professionals. This girl, happens to be a friend of mine and is an outstanding nutritionist. She launched her own business a few years ago and has helped countless people reach their goals and live a healthier lifestyle. We had so much fun with this session […]

Branding, Portrait

February 5, 2021

Nutritionist Branding Session

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I first met this sweet family a couple years ago for a family/one year old session for their little guy. I’ve mentioned before, that I love meeting new people along my photography journey and this family is a great example. They are so sweet with their babies! They had the most beautiful blue-eyed little girl […]

Family

November 17, 2020

Richman Family Session

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Balance. That’s the ultimate goal, right? I was recently asked by a friend of mine, how I balance work/life? I’ve been thinking about the real details and depths of that question. Balance. We need it in everything. I have 4 kids, a husband, a dog, a house to run, mentor teenage girls, serve as the […]

The girl behind the camera, Tips

October 20, 2020

Work/Life Balance

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Sometimes in the summer, the sunflower fields call your name. These fields are only 10 minutes outside our town and made a beautiful backdrop for this family’s annual photos. The Benner’s recently bought a new home and their realtor gifted them with a gift certificate for a family session (love this idea!) When I met […]

Family

July 17, 2020

Sunflower Field Family Session

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This was really fun to shoot! I got to meet a new family, take part in a gender reveal, and capture all the joy! (have I mentioned how cool my ‘job’ is?) I have to say, I love that this is a ‘thing’ now, For my first two babies, gender revels weren’t quite trending just […]

Events, Family

July 3, 2020

Gender Reveal

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Camera tricks? No. Magic?? No . . . Bribery?? Possibly. I have 4 kids, (a lot of little people). I think they are pretty wonderful, but they are not always up for a photo shoot, (crazy, right?) But, I’ve managed to get some pretty sweet photos regardless. I get asked a lot, how I get […]

Family, Portrait, Tips

June 26, 2020

How I get my kids to take GREAT photos

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I know you value what you spend your money on, I do too! I know their are so many things that require our time and money and sometimes annual photos can seem like just one more. But, I promise there is so much value in capturing your family every year. To be honest, there are […]

Tips

May 8, 2020

5 Reasons to do annual family photos!