helping you take better pictures of your family

Photography Tips

favorite photographer
read more >

“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

newborn nuggles
read more >

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

read more >

My life has been crazy hectic lately, but when Adnan’s mommy requested a special balloon picture for his two year old portraits, I welcomed the creative outlet as a distraction. I love me some Photoshop fun! She sent me this adorable image for inspiration: Too cute! Heck yeah, I’ll work with you on that! But, […]

Photoshop Fun

Cake Smash, Children, Photography Tips

disney princess
read more >

Beautiful photo session in Manhattan, KS with tips for your maternity pictures.

Tips for Maternity Pictures

Clients, Maternity, Photography Tips

let it go
read more >

Picture Time! Are you totally excited? Or absolutely terrified! My best piece of advice? Let it go. I encourage you to share your visions and any inspirations, but seriously…just go with it.  You’ve picked the best photographer you can find, gotten your crew perfectly dressed and spit shined, and now it’s time to trust the […]

Let It Go

Clients, Family, Photography Tips

family silhouette
read more >

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

3 months
read more >

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

3 Month Old Poses

Children, Photography Tips

toddler trick
read more >

These sweet cheeks gave me a run for my money. He wasn’t in a BAD mood, but he certainly didn’t come to party. Would you like to know my tricks for getting those real smiles and capturing a toddler’s true colors?     Often, even if a one year old is all smiles at the […]

Tips for Photographing Toddlers

Children, Photography Tips

photography secrets
read more >

A few weeks ago, right after I got home from the second day of the Mommy & Me Micro Sessions, my 10 year old son approached me complaining about how warm it was outside. I agreed with him and he responded, “Not like you’d know, you were just sitting around taking pictures all day.” It […]

Six Secrets for Awesome Pictures of your Kids

Children, Photography Tips