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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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in home newborn
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When my youngest was born in 2005, I took him 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 perfectly content, I was really struggling with nursing still […]

Manhattan, KS Newborn Photography

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn

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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

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 […]

Outdoors Newborn Session | Manhattan, KS

Clients, Family, Lifestyle, Newborn

true love
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Enjoy this super sweet Junction City newborn photography session! One year to the day that this adorable couple started dating, they welcomed the most precious baby girl into their arms.And nobody realized it until Sophie’s grandma brought out the blanket that mama had made from their combined artistic talents. For a moment I was confused […]

Junction City Newborn Photography

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn

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! The number one tip I can give you going into your newborn photography session is to RELAX. Your little one is going to pick […]

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 getting to be the first person to listen to a mom telling her birth story.Whether her experience was everything she’d dreamed of or a traumatic one, it is such an honor to be that initial audience to such a powerful story that will be told over […]

Telling Your Story

Birth, Lifestyle, Maternity, Newborn

newborn support in junction city
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YOU ARE ENOUGH. I want you to remind yourself of that every second of every day after your sweet newborn arrives. Can’t breastfeed? YOU ARE ENOUGH. Dread that next feeding? YOU ARE ENOUGH. Can’t stand the sound of her crying? Desperately need a break? Long for the easier days? YOU ARE ENOUGH. I think that […]

You Are Enough

Lifestyle, Newborn, Nursing

in home photography
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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

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If I had to choose one genre to focus on as a photographer, it would be these lifestyle newborn sessions. I can never seem to get enough of the sweet connections as the dust settles around the arrival of the newest addition.

Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

Lifestyle, Newborn

in home newborn
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Newborns and their whole family are most comfortable in their home environment.

Newborn Photography at Home

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn