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Featuring Fabulous Families, Seniors & Newborns + some adventures on the side

beautiful wedding at the belvedere ballroom | joplin, mo | wedding photography

Sometimes there are moments that take your breath away… this gorgeous wedding was one of those moments for me. My sweet friends were married on a rainy day at The Belvedere Ballroom wedding venue. Even with the rain, it was an oh so beautiful day with beautiful people supporting their marriage. My daughter was the […]

May 19, 2021

beautiful wedding at belvedere ballroom

baby boy photos | carthage missouri

Tiny little lips, tiny little toes, oh and the sweetest button nose. What will you remember of your newborn? Gosh sometimes it’s just so hard to remember it all! That’s where a newborn photographer helps! Sometimes there are moments that actually take your breath away! What if down the road, one image could do just […]

March 3, 2021

Baby Boy Newborn Photography | Carthage Missouri

baby boy pictures | joplin carthage missouri photographer

Awww baby boy pictures are just the sweetest! This newborn session held in my Carthage, Missouri photography studio features an adorable baby boy. His mom reached out to me around 20 weeks to get booked on my calendar and I anticipated his arrival for so long! I was so thrilled for his newborn session. Mom […]

February 20, 2020

stunning senior pictures | golf portraits |carthage missouri

Senior portraits in Carthage, Missouri are stunning by highlighting a senior’s activities. When a sweet friend’s son is a senior and they have come to you for portraits for their daughter and their family portraits in years past, you know you have some special with this session! This senior did not disappoint! We had a […]

November 21, 2019

little baby boy pictures | basketball carthage missouri

Such a sweet family in the Carthage, MO photography studio for newborn baby boy photographs. Oh the hair on this sweet little boy is swoon worthy! He was just so cuddly and I loved all the sweet portraits we captured. His adorable family joined us toward the end of his session. We had a great […]

November 8, 2019

sweet little baby boy pictures | joplin missouri

Sweet little baby boy pictures in Carthage, MO photography studio which is close to Joplin, Missouri. This handsome little baby boy was almost one month old when he came into the studio! He was just the cuddliest little guy. He did so good and we were able to get in a lot of sweet little […]

October 29, 2019

baby girl photo session | arkansas newborn photographer

Creative Baby Photo Sessions are absolutely my favorite! I love when parents request unique elements to their newborn photography session in my Carthage, MO studio. This sweet family drove in from Arkansas and walked in with these huge elephants ears! Such a special touch since these elephant ears have been kept growing by this baby […]

October 17, 2019

beautiful one month old pictures in studio

Such a beautiful one month old in my local Carthage, Missouri studio for newborn photographs. Sometimes I’m contacted by moms when baby is a little bit older than the newborn stage. Some may shy away from photographing a little bit older babies, but I embrace it. I know that this time goes by way to […]

August 20, 2019

sweet and simple newborn girl photography session

A sweet and simple newborn girl photography session in my Missouri studio. This beautiful family traveled in for their newborn session. They heard about me from a friend and I was truly honored that they took the drive to come to my studio. Mom requested outdoor family pictures. With a 22 month old sibling, she […]

August 20, 2019

baby girl pics captured in carthage, mo

Such a beautiful, sweet two month old was in my Carthage, Missouri studio (which is close to Joplin, MO) for some summer time newborn pictures! She may have been a little older than my usual newborn portraits but I am still able to capture super sweet portraits that will be cherished forever! Mom asked for […]

August 1, 2019