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#lovinglife
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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

in home newborn
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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

what to wear for your family photos
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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

newborn hands
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I was pretty sure that this outdoor family newborn session with 6, 4, and 2.5 year old boys and their 2 week old baby brother was going to be…well…chaotic. I knew we’d get good pictures, but I also knew we’d be chasing these guys all over the place and I’d be demonstrating my full range […]

Outdoor Newborn Session | Manhattan, KS

Clients, Family, Lifestyle, Newborn

Junction City newborn photography
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Enjoy this super sweet Junction City newborn photography session! I live in Manhattan, but there is no extra fee to have me travel to your home in Junction City for your lifestyle newborn photo session. Mama, you should be healing and snuggling your baby. Let me come to you! I special in natural light lifestyle […]

Junction City Newborn Photography

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn

funtographer
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I’m ready to become your favorite family photographer! You COULD jump around and use a different photographer each year. Or you can enjoy the many benefits of sticking with the same photographer year after year. From the time you inquire with me, my goal isn’t to just plan this one photo session. I want to […]

Your Favorite Family Photographer!

Clients, Family

favorite photographer
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Let’s mix it up and brainstorm some extra fun during your family photo session!

Fun Family Photo Ideas

Children, Family, Photography Tips

newborn nuggles
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Get ready for those ovaries to twitch and ache!Sweet William was absolutely perfect for his newborn session. Check out these newborn photo tips and enjoy highlights from this newborn gallery! Tips for your Newborn Photo Session The number one tip I can give you going into your newborn photography session is to RELAX. Your little […]

Newborn Photo Tips

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn, Photography Tips

birth and newborn photographer
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One of my favorite parts of newborn sessions is being the first person to listen to a mom telling her birth story.Whether her experience was everything she’d dreamed or a traumatic one, it is an honor to be that initial audience to such a powerful story that will be told over and over. Tara’s maternity […]

Telling Her Birth Story | Little Leapling Photography

Birth, Lifestyle, Maternity, Newborn