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Rowan turns One | Kansas City & Liberty MO Photographer

July 07, 2018 - It never fails to blow me away how fast time flies between a newborn session and these one year sessions! And I'm not ev...
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The Anderson Family | Family Photographer in the Kansas City Northland

June 20, 2018 - This was such a fun night! I love getting to see my friends and clients while getting to document their family! We had s...
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The Jones Family | Family Photography for St. Joseph & Kansas City, MO

May 14, 2018 - This session was just perfect! I seriously have the best job in the world! Every family is so different, and yet there i...
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The Creedy Family | St. Joseph & North Kansas City Family Photography

May 07, 2018 - What a special treat to spend an evening with this family!! We have been waiting for the spring weather to cooperate, an...
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3 Reasons to Print Your Photos!

April 13, 2018 - It typically goes down something like this: Child: "Mom! I need a picture of our family to take to school for a project...
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The Harlan Family | Family Session in Marian Bear Park, San Diego

December 21, 2017 - By now, you've probably heard me talk about CC Pro Live, a photography workshop I was able to teach at in San Diego. Thi...
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The Butcher Family | Family Session in Balboa Park, San Diego

December 21, 2017 - By now, you've probably heard me talk about CC Pro Live, a photography workshop I was able to teach at in San Diego. Thi...
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The Cary Family | Fall Family Photos in St. Joseph MO

November 28, 2017 - This session marked the end of my Fall rush, and boy was it a good one to end with!! You aren't going to need to look ve...
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The White Family | Saint Joseph MO Fall Family Session

November 28, 2017 - We had some gorgeous fall light for the White family's session! It was a chilly fall day, but the kids did so great and...
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Meghan + Family | Family Session in Iconic Balboa Park, San Diego

November 07, 2017 - Last week was ahhhhhh-mazing you guys! I was able to travel to San Diego to teach at the CC Pro Live photography worksho...
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The Phillips Family | Saint Joseph MO Family Photos

October 31, 2017 - It was another chilly fall day, but we had some gorgeous sunshine for the Phillips' family session!! I could not believe...
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The Springfield Family | Fall Family Photos in St. Joseph, MO

October 30, 2017 - Several times this Fall, I have had the opportunity to photograph other photographers, and I'm telling you, it NEVER get...
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The Gerken Family | Fall Family Photos with St. Joseph MO Photographer

October 30, 2017 - Well, Fall was in full force for this session! We got wind and we got chilly weather, but that didn't stop us from getti...
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The Eichelberger Family | Fall Family Photos in St. Joseph MO

October 28, 2017 - The wind threatened to knock us over, but we managed to get some awesome pictures during Jay and Mary Beth's session! I...
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The Wachtel Family | Fall Family Session in Saint Joseph, MO

October 28, 2017 - Fall is my favorite season for my business because I get to see so many of my families from years past! It was so fun to...
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The Fiammetta Family | a Fall Photo Session in Saint Joseph MO

October 21, 2017 - The privilege of photographing other photographers is never lost on me... Nicole & Michael drove all the way from Overla...
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The Potter Family | Fall Family Session in Historic Saint Joseph, MO

October 17, 2017 - Let me say: The Potters sure know how to dress to impress! Mr. Max was looking SO dapper in his suspenders and bow tie f...
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The Shipley Family | Outdoor Fall Family Session in St.Joseph, MO

October 15, 2017 - I just love getting to catch up with clients from years past! Last fall, I got to take the most fun 1 year old photos fo...
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The Brooks Family | Saint Joseph MO Family Photos

October 09, 2017 - This session with the Brooks family was a STUNNER! And not only did they show up looking gorgeous, we had such a great t...
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The Moore Family | Historic Downtown St. Joseph MO Family Session

October 08, 2017 - I had so much fun with the Moore family for their session! We were watching rain clouds all day and evening, but we ende...
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The Swords Family | Family of Three Fall Family Photos

October 05, 2017 - I absolutely love getting to see my clients each year! The last time I was with the Swords family, little Casey was just...
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The May Family | Outdoor Fall Family Session in St. Joseph, MO

October 03, 2017 - This session was a really special one for me! Not only is Jen a photographer herself, she is also part of an online phot...
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The Winkelbauers | Saint Joseph, MO Parkway Family Session

September 21, 2017 - This family is just the best to work with!! We had to wait out quite a bit of rain for their session, and even relocated...
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Cobb Family Session | Family Photos in Historic Saint Joseph, MO

September 14, 2017 - I always love being with the Cobb family! It's hard to believe that it's already been a year since we did photos last ti...
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Sivils Family Session | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photograper

July 18, 2017 - I LOVE it when families come together for a photo session, even after all of the "kids" are grown and have families of t...
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The Schoeberl Family | Downtown Saint Joseph MO Family Session

July 13, 2017 - I am telling you, sometimes it is WORTH IT to brave this Missouri summer heat! And this session proves it! I had so much...
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Krug Park Extended Family Session | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

July 05, 2017 - I don't know that we could have had a more beautiful evening for this family session! Extended family sessions are so mu...
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The Culp Family | Saint Joseph MO Outdoor Family Session

June 15, 2017 - This family session was amazing! The "beautiful factor" was off the charts for this one.... gorgeous family, gorgeous li...
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The Sickel Family | Saint Joseph MO Outdoor Family Session

May 25, 2017 - This family's session last year was one of my all time favorites, and to be honest, I wasn't sure we could top it. But,...
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Brylen is ONE! | Saint Joseph MO Outdoor Child Photo Session

May 23, 2017 - I cannot even believe it's been a whole year since I took this sweet boy's newborn photos! Brylen was the perfect little...
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Calvin, 5 Days New | Saint Joseph MO Newborn Lifestyle Photographer

May 18, 2017 - Oh what a special treat this day was!! Every newborn is such a miracle, but I'm telling you, when you know how long your...
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The Jones + Gillies + Johnston + Johnson Extended Family Session | Saint Joseph MO Photographer

May 17, 2017 - This session couldn't have been more fun. These Jones' truly are worth keeping up with! There was a lot of laughing, a l...
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The Millers | Saint Joseph, MO Outdoor Family Photo Session

April 19, 2017 - This session had me smiling the whole time! I just loved that Meika was my little chatting buddy... We had some great ch...
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Alyssa | Saint Joseph, MO Photographer

February 01, 2017 - When Alyssa's mom Joan reached out to me about getting some updated photos for her gallery wall, I just knew this was go...
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The Riggert Family | Saint Joseph, MO Fall Family Session

December 01, 2016 - This session with Dave and Breann and their boys was SUCH a great way to wrap up the rush of my Fall season! As the bris...
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The Roth Family | Saint Joseph Country Club Family Session

November 15, 2016 - It was a fabulous night to hop in a golf cart and ride around the golf course for this family session! I had such a good...
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The Landers Family & Dorothy Turns 2! | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 09, 2016 - One of my favorite parts of my job is all of the great people I get to meet! I was so happy to meet Shannon and Jeff and...
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The Shadwick Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 07, 2016 - We wanted something different and unique for Jordan and Shawn's family session... and this amazing rooftop at sunset fit...
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The Wilcox Family | Top Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 07, 2016 - Spending the evening with the Wilcox family made my heart so happy! When a family shows up and says "We don't want to po...
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The Gerken Family & Teagen Turns 5! | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 05, 2016 - I had so much fun at the Gerken's house for this session! We took some family pictures, and then we took some photos of...
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The Habiger Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 03, 2016 - This beautiful family puts such a big smile on my face! You don't have to know the Habigers very long to know that they...
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The Jackson Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 02, 2016 - Jeff and Hilary... What a blast! We had an awesome night for photos, and little Mr. Leo was such a champ! I had so much...
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The Moore Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 01, 2016 - I am seriously so lucky to have such sweet, gorgeous clients! And this weather has been AMAZING! The Moore family looked...
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The Hammond Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 30, 2016 - The last time I got to photograph this beautiful family, it was freezing cold and windy out, so the gorgeous fall weathe...
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The Winkelbauer Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 28, 2016 - The Winkelbauer session was a lot of fun! The kids kept me so entertained, especially Kate with her silly posing and fun...
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The Michael Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 27, 2016 - It was a lot of fun going with Jason and Destiny to the place where they first met for their family pictures. Only this...
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The Shaffer-Jackson Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 26, 2016 - You are going to LOVE these pictures of Kelly, Jimmy, Jameson and Everly... What a sweet family! We headed off near down...
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The Eichelberger Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 20, 2016 - This evening out in the country was just perfect. Madeline stayed quietly entertained watching the dirt trucks and combi...
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The Cobb Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 07, 2016 - There is much that says FALL more than an apple orchard, and that's exactly where we found ourselves for the Cobb's fami...
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The White + Hill + Williams Familes | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 06, 2016 - I enjoyed this family session so much. I love when families come together to do a photo session with their parents and t...
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The Byrd Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 05, 2016 - It was another gorgeous night for the Byrd family's photo session! The boys brought their football and had a great time...
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The Thompson Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 04, 2016 - Goodness, I am just over the moon with all these gorgeous evenings we are having! And add my fun, gorgeous clients, and...
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The Phillips Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

September 27, 2016 - I'm so excited to share the Phillips family's session with you! I am just loving this location near downtown, with the g...
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Your Next Family Photo Session: What NOT to Worry About

September 26, 2016 - If you’re anything like me, your nerves get a little hijacked before having family pictures done. Even for me, a photogr...
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The Wachtel Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

September 23, 2016 - Danielle and John braved this crazy heat for their "fall" photo session, and I'm so glad they did! The boys were perfect...
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The Wieners Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

September 22, 2016 - I enjoyed this session so much! Not only are Matt and Kristina so laid back and fun to be with, but their boys are just...
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Duncan Family Sunflower Session | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

September 13, 2016 - Chanda and Steve were such troopers for our sunset sunflower session! We made our way all the way over to Grinter Farms,...
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The Graff Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

September 06, 2016 - Fall is in the AIR, folks! And that means Fall sessions are about to be in full swing! Mikala and Travis picked a gorgeo...
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The Duncan Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

September 03, 2016 - I'm telling you, there isn't much more that makes my job a dream than a gorgeous location and stunning light. And the su...
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Photographing Christmas Morning: How to Get in the Frame!

December 14, 2015 - Because my heart for photography started with my desire to document everyday memories, it's no surprise that I LOVE taki...
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The Montgomery Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 16, 2015 - Brandon, Hannah and Amelia are the most adorable little family! I just loved taking these photos! We nearly got rained o...
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The Robertson Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 13, 2015 - I just loved doing these photos for Chad and Nicki! We got some typical fall rain on our original date, so we reschedule...
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The Garrett Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 12, 2015 - A couple of months ago, I was so excited to meet Shannon, especially when I learned that, like us, her family had also j...
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The Cover Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

November 01, 2015 - I was thrilled when Kira reached out to me about doing their family photos this fall! The weather has been PERFECT for a...
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The Smith Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 29, 2015 - Soon after we moved to Saint Joseph this summer, we met Tiffany, Cory and their two boys in a local (favorite!) pizza pl...
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The O'Brien Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 23, 2015 - I can't even tell you how much I am LOVING all of these sunset sessions! This is the prettiest time of year, and I have...
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The Arnold Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 19, 2015 - Meet the Arnold Family! Aren't they just the CUTEST?!? I auctioned off a photo session as part of a fundraiser at my son...
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Conner Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

October 06, 2015 - Alexis and Brett just have the cutest family! I was so glad they let me capture these photos for them! It ended up being...
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Groseclose Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

August 21, 2015 - You know those friends that feel like family? The ones that know (all of) your junk, and love you anyway?! I just love t...
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The Montgomery Family | Saint Joseph, MO Family Photographer

August 18, 2015 - When our family first made the move to Missouri, I was thrilled that Sarah reached out to me about doing family photos a...
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O'Brien Family Session

June 03, 2015 - Before our family moved to Missouri, I had the fun opportunity to do a family session for another Chicago area local pho...
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Villarreal Family Session

May 22, 2015 - You never know what the weather is going to be like when it's May in Chicagoland! We had to reschedule our session a cou...
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Engstrom Family Lifestyle Session

April 15, 2015 - Meeting the Engstrom family was so much fun! I am so thankful they invited me into their home to capture some of their "...
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Lauffer Family Lifestyle Session

February 14, 2015 - This was one of the most fun sessions I have done. I absolutely LOVE capturing families in their element! I love the nat...
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Christmas Mini Session with the Kokindas

December 15, 2014 - Can you imagine the fun of Christmas morning with two little ones under the age of one? The Kokindas are ready for Chris...
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Merry Christmas from the Joutras Family!

December 07, 2014 - This weekend, I got to meet up with the Joutras family and explore a fun park for some quick Christmas pictures. We had...
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