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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

Family, Manhattan KS

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Lifestyle Family Photographer Shares the best spots for pictures There’s no shortage of beautiful places to have your family 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 […]

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

Family, Manhattan KS

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  The Sunflower fields 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 when they bloom in August and September. If you miss out on these massive blooms, you can still get beautiful pictures with the many […]

Sunflower Mini Sessions!

Children, Family, Manhattan KS

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Your photo session is just around the corner! Have you picked out your family’s outfits, yet? When deciding on your family outfits, the best approach is to have only one person in a pattern and then keep the rest of the outfits very simple, using colors from that more interesting selection. Avoid busy patterns, logos, […]

Family Outfit Tips for Photo Sessions

Clients, Family, Lifestyle

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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 […]

Outdoors Newborn Session | Manhattan, KS

Clients, Family, Lifestyle, Newborn

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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. Five years ago this month, I took this picture. I had only been charging for photo sessions for a few […]

Your Favorite Family Photographer!

Clients, Family

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“Is it okay if we bring this special princess dress for some pictures?” YES. Yes! Yes! Yes! I love to hear your fun family photo ideas! I have endless poses, games, funny noises, acrobatics, and fun ways to connect with the families I work with. But, I’m also super flexible and willing to try just […]

Fun Family Photo Ideas

Children, Family, Photography Tips

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One of the images that I am always determined to get during a family session is a fantastic siblings capture.   As friends and loved ones come and go throughout our lives, these are the people who have truly got our backs. So, this Valentine’s Day, I want to celebrate the greatest love of all! […]

Sibling Love

Family, Personal

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Gift cards for professional photography could be one ofthe best ways to say I love you to someone special! 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 stage of life. As important as […]

Gift Cards | Manhattan Newborn & Family Photography

Family, Lifestyle, Maternity, Newborn