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

Stunning Maternity Pictures | Carthage Joplin Missouri


Oh the time waiting for baby to come is a beautiful time. As you are growing a tiny human, you are feeling more and more tired and sometimes just ready for baby to come! But this maternity time is a special time to be cherished and honored. Even though you are tired, here at Celesta […]

April 13, 2022

pampered maternity photoshoot | carl junction missouri


Pampered maternity photoshoots are one of my favorite sessions in my studio in Carthage, Missouri.  Around 30 weeks a mom can come in for a style maternity shoot.  By partnering with my favorite local hair salon, Halo Salon we offer a photo session that includes hair and make-up.  What a perfect combination for an expecting mom.  […]

February 22, 2019

stunning styled maternity session | carthage joplin photographer


Sunset maternity sessions in Carthage, Missouri are amazing and stunning!  I love providing styled, pampered maternity photography sessions for moms to be!  One thing I know from experience… getting ready while pregnant is a tall feat in of itself.  So let me take the pressure off!  I provide hair and make-up for all maternity sessions.  […]

January 29, 2019

party of 6 | baby announcement photography session


I was super honored to be asked to be a part of the baby announcement to this family!  We started out the session with taking the normal family pictures.  The word on the street was that there was bribing of the children.  All good moms know that family pictures will always require a certain amount […]

November 8, 2018

Newborn Photography Session | Fresh 48


There is just nothing sweeter than a newborn baby!  I love my job that I get the special privilege of going to the hospital when a baby is just so fresh and capturing the precious moments that hold a special spot in a mom and dad’s heart!  These moments were captured on a sweet Saturday […]

December 21, 2017

Carthage Missouri Newborn Photographer

fresh 48 | birth and hospital joplin newborn photographer


There is nothing sweet than a fresh, new baby!  As a professional photographer, I am in the business of capturing memories and the newness of a baby in the hospital is one of my favorite memories to capture.  What does Fresh 48 mean?  It is a lifestyle photography session that is held in the hospital […]

November 14, 2017

sunset maternity session | carthage missouri photographer


Here at Celesta Champagne Photography, Maternity Sessions now include Hair and Makeup!  Pregnant mommas are just so tired and just want to look amazing for their session.  So I have team up with the best gals in the world at Halo Salon in Carthage, Missouri to provide hair and makeup for our expectant moms right […]

November 4, 2017

Carthage Maternity Sunset Photography Session