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Manhattan, KS

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The Kansas State University campus is an excellent choice of locations for your photo session.

Kansas State University | Manhattan, KS

Manhattan KS

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The gardens at Kansas State University are a beautiful place to visit year round and one of my favorite locations for photo sessions.

K-State Gardens | Manhattan, KS

Manhattan KS

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Tuttle Creek Outlet Park is a fantastic location for family photographs with lots of trees, the creek, multiple playgrounds, and plenty of space to run around.

Tuttle Creek Outlet Park | Manhattan, KS

Manhattan KS

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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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Beautiful prairie backdrop all year long! The Washington Marlatt Memorial Park is like a miniature Konza Prairie and still plenty big! There are several wonderful trails through fields of tallgrasses and beautiful views from up on Top of the World Drive. This has always been one of my favorite locations for family photos in Manhattan, […]

Marlatt Park in Manhattan, KS | Little Leapling

Manhattan KS

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Family Photographer Shares the best locations for pictures There’s no shortage of beautiful locations for 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 the season, but we […]

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 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

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World Breastfeeding Week is not just about normalizing public breastfeeding. It’s about creating a community of support.

World Breastfeeding Week

Manhattan KS, Nursing

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May 5th is National Midwives Day! I’ve had the honor to work alongside and photograph some truly amazing midwives in action. I’d like to take a moment to highlight and celebrate what an asset they are to the birth community in the Manhattan area. Our Manhattan midwives are amazing! Midwives are medically-trained birth professionals who […]

Manhattan Midwives

Birth, Manhattan KS