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For always beautiful family pictures, I’ve found that the less popular wildflowers that pop up throughout the region are far better.

Sunflower Fields in Kansas | Little Leapling Photography

Manhattan KS

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Beautiful prairie backdrop all year long! The Washington Marlatt Memorial Park is like a miniature Konza Prairie and still plenty big! There are several wonderful trails through fields of tallgrasses and beautiful views from up on Top of the World Drive. This has always been one of my favorite locations for family photos in Manhattan, […]

Marlatt Park in Manhattan, KS | Little Leapling

Manhattan KS

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Family Photographer Shares the best locations for pictures There’s no shortage of beautiful locations for pictures taken in the Manhattan, KS area, but it’s important to take factors such as safety, time of year, time of day, and background distractions into consideration. I certainly have my go to spots depending on the season, but we […]

Best Locations for Pictures in Manhattan, KS

Family, Manhattan KS

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Great Photo Location Year Round My favorite parks for photo sessions around Manhattan, KS are the more rustic ones like Tuttle Creek Outlet Park and Wildcat Park. There are rarely many other people around and I don’t have to avoid cars, houses and wires in the backdrop. But, when we want some glorious colors in […]

CiCo Park in Manhattan, KS | Little Leapling

Manhattan KS

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Let’s create the perfect, custom portrait or cake smash collage for your little love!

Cake Smash | Little Leapling Photography

Cake Smash, Children

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Amazing and fast natural birth at Irwin Hospital in Fort Riley, KS, captured by Tammy Karin of Little Leapling Photography.

Fort Riley Birth at Irwin Community Hospital

Birth

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I have covered my house in happiness and I’d love to help you do the same!

#LovingLife | Little Leapling Photography

Children, Personal

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  The Sunflower mini sessions at Britt’s Farm in Manhattan, KS were simply amazing this year. How perfectly Kansas! Pictures with this glorious Kansas state flower are in high demand each year. They bloom for a brief period in late August into early September. But, if you miss out on these massive blooms, you can […]

Sunflower Mini Sessions!

Children, Family, Manhattan KS

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When my youngest was born in 2005, I knew absolutely nothing about newborn photography. I took my new son to Kmart where Olan Mills had a tiny studio set up in the front of the store. The middle-aged photographer kept urging me to nurse my son so he would be “happy”. Not only was Nathan […]

Newborn Photography | Manhattan, KS

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn

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Your photo session is just around the corner! Have you picked out your family’s outfits, yet? Here are some helpful tips! When deciding on your family outfits, think dressy casual. This is a step above jeans and t-shirts. You are investing in amazing photography, so let’s put that extra effort into your style! Keep your […]

Family Outfits for Photo Sessions

Clients, Family, Lifestyle