I remember the first time, in the early stages of my career, that I had someone who I did not personally know ask me to take their photographs. It was kind of a strange and nerve-racking experience for me then. This session had me reflecting on that because I had not ever met Katie or Andy. We only have a whopping 2 mutual Facebook friends even! The difference is now I'm very used to not knowing my clients until our first session. As with most of these lifestyle shoots, that
My love of photography started out when I was a teenager. (Do you already know this story?) My little sister, 4 years younger than me, was always a willing subject. We would brainstorm photo themes and then I would choose her outfit, the location (usually our yard. Neither of us were old enough to drive) and then borrow my moms camera for the afternoon.
Country, skater and pajama party were a few of my favorites.
I don't do very many "theme" photo shoots anymore. I decide
What do you get when you have three children, one of them being a baby the other two in homeschool and run a photography business? Behind. You get way, way behind.
I took Ryan out for his 7th Birthday to Kennekuk County Park to get some photos. In August. Of 2017. Yup.
Clients photos have deadlines and all that jazz, but personal photos get put on the back burner until mama has a second. I've had no seconds. I love winter time for the break and refresh it gives me! ..
Extended family shoots aren't all that popular among the photographer crowd, at least from what I've heard! I think the size of the group is intimidating. You can really only look at so many faces at a time, or only get so many babies attention at once. But truth be told, I actually enjoy them! Honest! Especially when I get such a wonderful family like the Gunters. Sure, there were a lot of kiddos involved, but you couldn't have asked for a better behaved group (Children AND
I had the pleasure of meeting the Rosser family 5 months ago, when their sweet baby Billy was just 1 month old! Mom had the most beautiful newborn pictures of him already done in-studio, but she fell in love with the at-home style she saw on my page. One of their pictures is currently a featured photo on my Facebook Cover, I loved that session so much! We got the whole family involved for this one and went to Heron Park. It's a location with sentimental value to them, which I
I met this darling little girl when she was fresh IN the hospital, just shy of 24 hours old! I cannot believe she is already 6 months! I think Evelyn is such a beautiful name, and perfectly suits such a beautiful baby.
We scheduled her session as far away from bedtime as we could while still getting some decent light. Honestly, I think she wasn't super thrilled about the arrangement. We broke out a bubble machine for a minute and if she could talk I'm pretty sure she wou
3 more sleeps, 2 more sleeps, 1 more sleep... and Sophie woke up this morning as a five year-old! Technically not until 3:10 this afternoon, but we'll let that bit slide.
I found out I was pregnant again just shortly after my firstborn's first Birthday! Having babies a little less than 2 years apart was definitely a challenge. I remember after her birth sometimes feeling overwhelmed, but fast forward to now and I am so glad because her and Ryan are the best of friends (even