At Home | Linski Family | Kansas City Family Photography

At Home | Linski Family | Kansas City Family Photography

I first met the Linski family last summer so I was very excited when they reached out to me to document their family again. I was even more stoked when mom said she wanted a casual session at home. MY FAVORITE! It’s at home where you’re the most you. Where you can do the things […]

The No Party Birthday

The No Party Birthday

October is a big birthday month around here. We have TWO October birthdays in this house alone, plus tons of friends and family who also were born in the best month of the year. When our kids were little, like really little, we had the traditional birthday parties for them each year.  All of our […]

October: 10-on-10 | Kansas City Family Photography

October: 10-on-10 | Kansas City Family Photography

It’s already October. It’s my favorite month of the year. Fall is officially here.  I figure it’s about time to do a “this was our summer” type of post. Am I too late for that? I think maybe this unrelenting rain we’ve had for the last 4+ days might have some people wishing for summer […]

A Decade Down

A Decade Down

On September 27th, my hubby and I celebrated 10 years of marriage. There’s a part of me that giggles at that number. 10. In reality we met and fell in love almost 17 years ago. We were young collage students. Goodness, he was still a teenager! So, you can see why saying 10 just doesn’t […]

Family Adventure | Cider Hill Family Orchard | Kansas City Family Photographer

Family Adventure | Cider Hill Family Orchard | Kansas City Family Photographer

It’s not official, but I feel like fall is here. A tell tale sign that we’ve shifted to fall is that it’s actually cooler in the shade.  Kansas summers are brutal with heat and humidity, the only salvation is air conditioning. So, even though we’re still hitting 80 degrees, you can now get some relief […]

Summer Documented: A Photographic Scavenger Hunt

Summer Documented: A Photographic Scavenger Hunt

A mission to purposefully document summer.

Front Porch Mini Sessions | Kansas City Family Photography

Front Porch Mini Sessions | Kansas City Family Photography

The kids are back in school and fall is approaching in Kansas City. It’s that time of year. Time to start booking your fall family photo session. If you’re a busy mom like me, I know that process can sound daunting. First there’s figuring out a date and time that fits into your crazy schedule […]

Aug 10-on-10 | Nelson-Atkins Museum | Kansas City Family Photography

Aug 10-on-10 | Nelson-Atkins Museum | Kansas City Family Photography

It’s pushing into the middle of August. Summer is fading. SCHOOL STARS TODAY! What?! I had so many big ideas. So many plans. All these wonderful adventures and fun we’d have this summer. Yep, that didn’t happen. It never does. We mostly just survived with some fun mixed in. There were a few big things […]

The Hour-by-Hour Photography Project

The Hour-by-Hour Photography Project

Over the last few years I’ve completed a 365 project; one photo everyday for a whole year.  While I’ve loved all the little everyday moments I was able to capture during those projects, this year I wanted to try something a little different. Something that would still allow me to capture our story, but also […]

10 Projects to Pull You Out of the Photography Rut

10 Projects to Pull You Out of the Photography Rut

As an artist, there’s nothing more frustrating then a creative block. A total lack of inspiration and motivation to create. You keep shooting, but nothing you’re capturing moves you. Or maybe you don’t even feel like picking up your camera. We’ve all been there. The photography rut. Maybe it’s the weather. Maybe it’s life getting […]