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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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Hi, I'm Tammy!

Mom,artist, musician, dog-lover, adventurer

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photography tips

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Gift cards for professional photography could be one ofthe best ways to say I love you to someone special! Little Leapling Photography has you covered! I love when I’m contacted with the request to purchase a gift card for a friend or family. I cannot think of a better gift to give someone at any […]

Gift Cards | Manhattan, KS Photography

Children, Family, Maternity, Newborn

cake smash collages
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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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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

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

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Congrats! You have found your new favorite Kansas Family Photographer! Welcome to Little Leapling Photography!  This little guy was so happy…AND FAST!But, I’m totally up to the challenge of getting photos of your wild child. Run, run as fast as you can! You can’t catch me! Parents tend to get frustrated, but 9 times out […]

Kansas Family Photographer | Little Leapling

Children, Family

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There are plenty things about running a business that I don’t consider fun. Accounting, marketing, scheduling, repairs…bleh. But, taking pictures and playing with Photoshop are certainly fun parts for me! For most photographers, the fun ends when the camera goes back in the bag. I certainly enjoy the session itself the most. But, I also […]

Photoshop Fun

Cake Smash, Children, Photography Tips

golden hour
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This is golden hour with your favorite Manhattan, KS family photographer. The rich colors of fall bursting with that perfect light just before dusk. Light streaming through the orange, yellow, and red leaves. It may be chilly out, but the amazing Fall colors and snuggles will keep you warm! This is also a crazy lady […]

Golden Hour

Children, Clients, Family

family silhouette
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Choosing the right family photographer is worth the investment. I’m happy to share some of my tricks to help everyone out when the odds are stacked against you! Just tonight, I received a private message from another photographer saying that she had just endured an absolute nightmare of a family photo session. It’s not too […]

Against All Odds

Children, Clients, Family, Photography Tips

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Here are some of my favorite poses to get great pictures of your 3 month old baby.

3 Month Old Poses | Little Leapling Photography

Children, Photography Tips