Archive for 'Kids'

August 19, 2014

I was contacted by one of my sorority sister’s from OU to photograph her family. I had taken some pictures for Diane this past fall during my Columbus photo sessions (more on that below!), but this time she wanted some with her parents and sister, too! So I headed over to her parents’ BEAUTIFUL home and we found a lot of great spots for their session. Her family was so welcoming, and even the boys were good sports. Diane’s daughter, Addie, is absolutely adorable and so fun to work with. While she started off a little shy and serious, by the end of the shoot she was down to a diaper cover and happily blowing bubbles! 🙂


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As I mentioned before, I had taken pictures for Diane and Bryan this fall. Unfortunately I was so busy with taking TONS of pictures, editing, and getting galleries and print orders to clients in a timely fashion that I had to let blogging go by the wayside. I am super bummed about this, because I have SO many wonderful sessions that have yet to be featured on my site! I decided to go ahead and include some of the images from their pervious session on this blog post as well. Addie sure has grown since then, but continues to be quite the cutie!

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Thanks again, Diane, for thinking of me to take these pictures for you. Please thank your hubby, parents, sister, and brother-in-law for the opportunity to work with them as well! Alpha love and all of mine!

May 30, 2014


I LOVE when past clients book repeat sessions! It is so much fun to watch families grow from year to year. I photographed the Burch’s after Bo had celebrated his first birthday. Since then their family has grown…in age AND number! Mallory joined the Burch Bunch and also recently celebrated her first birthday. While most of our session was focused on Mal because of her birthday, Sally wanted to make sure we got some family shots and also some of just big bro Bo. So we headed out to the Cincinnati Nature Center to have some fun! I am always so excited when clients choose locations I have never shot at before. The nature center had a ton of great spots, and the kids loved running around and playing.

Mallory decided to be my BFF right off the bat. She gave me lots of high fives and smiles, and loved cheesing for the camera. Bo wasn’t quite sure what to make of me, but he put up with the crazy camera lady (such a typical male!). How freaking adorable is it that Bo and his Daddy have the same facial expressions in most of the pictures?!

Thanks so much for having me take pictures of your adorable family, Sally and Adam! I love that these photos are already hung all over the walls of your house!!!

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May 02, 2014

Madisen’s mom contacted me a while ago with a great idea… she wanted to have a photoshoot themed party for Madisen’s 13th birthday! I absolutely loved the idea. The plan was for me to go to their house and set up a backdrop to take a few quick shots of each girl as she came to the party. The girls quickly arrived one after the other, and so I snapped away in record time!

Next we all piled into multiple cars and headed to the old powder factory and the bike trail off Kings Mills. We did some group shots along the bike trail, and then headed over to some really cool old windowpanes at the factory for some more individual shots of each girl. I love the final images we got!

Madisen’s family will always hold a special place in my heart. I had Madisen and her sister Katie for first grade, and their mom was my room mom. I have loved seeing them here and there over the years, and they have grown into such lovely young ladies (I knew they would while I was their teacher!). I can only hope that my daughter turns out as sweet as they are!

Madisen, thank you so much for having me be a part of your special birthday! I had so much fun with you and your friends. I hope you all see how BEAUTIFUL you are in these pictures! You made my job easy! 🙂


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October 12, 2013

I LOVE when I get new clients through referrals! I am so glad a past client sent this lovely family my way. I had fun getting to know them, and finding out all the people we know in common!

I met the Rosado’s at Sharon Woods, and we hit up locations at both entrances. The girls were a blast to photograph, and they kept me laughing the entire time! Jamie wanted to get some candid shots, and I think they all turned out great. Don’t you just want to know what was so funny?! 😉

It was nice to have Jon’s dad along for the shoot. He happened to be in town the day we had scheduled, and he jumped in for a few pics!

Thanks for a great evening together, Rosado family! It was great meeting you, and you have a beautiful family. I hope you love your pictures as much as I do! 🙂

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August 29, 2013

This is another family that holds a special place in my heart. I had Katie in my first grade class, and her twin brother was in the class next door. How freakin’ adorable are these kids?! They were a pleasure to photograph, that’s for sure. Little brother Drew was a cutie pie as well, and cracked me up during the entire shoot. Christy is another parent I am so lucky to have kept in touch with through the years. She is my “go-to gal” when it comes to Target toy sales! 😉

Mizer family, thank you for making the trek all the way to Ault Park for your session! It is one of my favorite locations for sure. 🙂 It was so great seeing all of you, and I appreciated the fun and laughter your kiddos provided! I hope you love the pictures we got as much as I do!

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August 28, 2013

I have had the privilege of photographing this family once a year since I opened my photography business. If you’ve looked at the Home page of my website, you’ll probably recognize them! 🙂 It warms my heart when families come back for repeat sessions. I love getting to see families grow and change! This family holds an extra special place in my heart, because I taught their oldest son when he was in first grade. Casey was my room mom that year, and I loved working with her! I am so glad that we’ve stayed in touch, and that I get to capture pictures of them year after year.

Thanks again for having me take your pictures, Guion family! It was great spending time with you at Sharon Woods! 🙂

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July 02, 2013

I had fun exploring all downtown Lebanon has to offer with this family! Amanda (the kids’ aunt) and I cracked up laughing at their silly expressions. Boy, oh boy, are these two full of personality! 🙂 Kiera has the most gorgeous eyes, and is a natural in front of the camera. Some of my favorites are of her cuddling with her special stuffed animal that came along for the shoot. Landon is full of spunk, and loved giving me his “swag face!” He was all about the trains, and loved climbing all over them. Kiera had a blast rocking her fancy dress, hat, and shades. A big “thank you” goes out to Amanda, Kiera, and Landon for being so fun to work with!

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July 02, 2013

I met these two cuties at the Lebanon Railroad. What better place to have an all boy photo shoot?! We had fun walking along the tracks, sitting on trains, playing with the gas pumps nearby, and “waiting” at the train station. It was great to meet their mom and capture her kiddos’ silly personalities. We spent a lot of time laughing and chasing after these two! I had so much fun taking pictures of these sweet boys. Thanks for a fun evening seeing the trains, Krause family!

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October 11, 2012

I have had so much fun taking pictures of Henry, Camden, and their parents these last few years. It amazes me how grown up they have become! They are such sweet boys, and we had fun walking around Ault Park together. Henry even helped pick out some of the locations for pictures! Amy and Thomas were of course great sports as well. And it was fun to have the kids’ “Poppie” along, too – he was great at making the boys laugh.

Thanks for meeting me at the park, Malich family! I hope you like the pictures we got! 🙂

September 30, 2012

This family holds a special place in my heart. Hillary took care of Peyton last school year, and still sees her on an almost daily basis this year. We have been so blessed to have such a kind, loving, and dependable person building into our little one. Miss Savannah has also become one of Peyton’s BFF’s, which has been fun to see. What a sweet, spunky little girl she is!

Hillary’s parents live on a bunch of land, and we did their family photo shoot there. All I can say is WOW…photographer’s Heaven! 🙂 Allan was a great sport, and made us laugh all morning long. They just might take the prize for the most fun family I have done so far…I LOVED their natural goofiness! I think their personalities shine through in all of the pictures. I had so much fun taking and editing the pictures because each one was so different!

Thanks for inviting me spend the BEAUTIFUL morning with you guys! And thanks, as always, for loving our little girl while we are at work!


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