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There's not enough time for me to unload all of my creativity and ramblings in blog form, but I doubt you have enough time to read them, anyway! So, I'll do my absolute best to only share what is most likely to benefit you and help you get to know me a little better.

While I'm still in the process of moving my blog posts from my old site, you can find a variety of client galleries, photography tips, personal stories, and more. 
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Mom,artist, musician, dog-lover, adventurer

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photography tips

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The instructor of a very expensive course I took said photographers should never feature sunset silhouette photos on their website. The main reason for that is because it doesn’t take any real skill to create beautiful silhouettes. I followed his recommendation for my website, but I get a great reaction on Facebook and Instagram every […]

Sunset Silhouettes | Photography Tips

Kansas Photography, Photography Tips

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When I decided to become a professional photographer, I had no idea just how many specialties I’d have to master. Marketing and accounting are obvious ones. But, in addition to becoming a master of light, I was forced to become proficient in everything from newborn health/safety and customer relations to contractual law and meteorology. And […]

Kansas Weather | NE Kansas Photographer

Family, Kansas Photography, Manhattan KS, Photography Tips

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Please read this list of foods to avoid before your newborn photo session if you are breastfeeding your baby!

Foods to Avoid When You Are Nursing

Newborn, Nursing

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Did you know that February 20th is National Love Your Pet Day? No? Yeah, me either until I saw someone else post about it on Facebook. But, I love any and every opportunity to highlight the fabulous furbabies I get to photograph! And no, they aren’t always furry, but naturally cats and dogs are my […]

National Love Your Pet Day – February 20

Pet Portraits

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Please read these tips before including pets in your newborn photo session.

Tips for including Pets in Newborn Session

Newborn, Photography Tips

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It’s hard to believe this self-portrait is two years old. I took it a month after my 7th and final surgery on my chest 3 years after going flat in 2017. Today is International Flat Day and time for me to make some noise. I LOVE MY FLAT CHEST. I love the way it feels, […]

International Flat Day


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From maternity to family, it is such an honor to be chosen as the motherhood photographer to document the love and growth. There are endless benefits to a long-term relationship with your family photographer. Not only do I know what those real smiles look like before we even get started, but my clients know what […]

Motherhood Photographer

Birth, Clients, Family, Maternity, Newborn

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Your favorite Manhattan, KS photographer has some prime time tips for you! This National Dog Day I’m spilling the beans on the best props for your teen’s senior photos. [Hint hint, it’s your dog.] Obviously, the whole session doesn’t need to include your special senior’s furry pal. Even just a few minutes of that beautiful […]

Senior Photos | Best Props

Pet Portraits, Seniors, TEKimages

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Have you ever made it out to Pet Poolooza in Manhattan? Whether you are a dog owner or not, this is a Manhappiness must see! Pet Poolooza happens at the end of the swim season each year in Manhattan. Before they drain the water out of the pools, they open one of them up to […]

Pet Poolooza | Manhattan, KS

Manhattan KS, Pet Portraits

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I held my first photo session in Aggieville in March 2014. I took some sweet pictures of the family in Triangle Park, spent some time being cute in Varsity Donuts, then headed out back by the food truck. It was a blast and the donut pictures were absolutely adorable. Yep, I still have those pictures […]

Aggieville | Manhattan, KS

Family, Manhattan KS, Seniors