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The most relaxing way to combat photo session stresses is to opt for an in home newborn photography session. I’m a big fan of anything easy and stress-free, so here’s some tips to add those adjectives to your newborn session.

Family Photography, Newborn Photography

September 22, 2022

Tips for In Home Newborn Photography

Young boy goes out flying fishing at golden hour in the creek with blue overalls and a tan fishing hat and the fishing pole over his shoulder.

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Try to picture royal children sitting still for their painted portrait because I literally can not. I don’t envy any part of that situation. Fortunately for us today is the glorious invention of digital cameras allowing session for fine art photography portraits of children to go much faster and far more fun. It’s a win-win […]

Family Photography

September 12, 2022

Fine Art Photography Portraits Fun for Kids

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It’s time for holiday photos and you haven’t picked your photographer! Oh no! Choosing the right photographer can be extremely challenging, especially when there are so many professionals to choose from in your area.  Before I started my business, I thought the key to finding the right photographer was finding a portfolio full of beautiful […]

Family Photography

August 25, 2022

Choosing the Right Photographer!

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You’ve got your family photos scheduled for tomorrow and your stomach is in knots thinking about getting your toddler ready and hoping he or she will smile pretty for the camera. Don’t you worry about a thing! Your photographer has worked with toddlers before, especially toddler moms like me, and will make the experience enjoyable […]

Family Photography

August 25, 2022

5 Tips for Capturing a Happy, Smiling Toddler

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Books that my children enjoy and teach valuable lessons are some of our absolute favorites. Well, and the ones that just make us laugh too, but we’ll save those for a different day. We recently discovered the Slumberkins book series and let me tell you, WE LOVE THEM! We own 5 of them and are […]

Family Photography

August 25, 2022

Our Current Favorite Reads – Slumberkins

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As you’re deciding who to choose for your wedding photographer, you’ll find that many include packages with a second photographer. Well, what does that mean and do you really need a second photographer? A second photographer is just as it sounds. Your lead photographer has hired a second very talented individual to work with them […]

Elopement Resources, Planning, Wedding Resources

August 11, 2022

5 Reasons you should add a Second Photographer.

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Around here we love helping the environment and we really love wedding cakes (well anything sweet, really). Well, we found the perfect vegan bakery to make you feel good about those yummy morsels you’re eating and the perfect vendor to add to your St Louis wedding planning. Let us introduce you to St Louis Baker […]

Elopement Resources, Planning, Vendors, Vendors, Wedding Resources

August 2, 2022

Kris Miss Real Food Sweets – Vegan Bakery

Two Gluten Free Cinnamon rolls on wooden platter
Wedding on rainy day Couple has clear umbrella and groom passionately dips and kisses bride in tight lace dress in urban alley with red bricks and green landscaping

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How much do wedding photographers cost? It seems you can find anything from free to over $10,000 for a wedding and elopement photography cost. With such a significant difference, it’s hard to budget for photography and it certainly makes you wonder what is causing that price jump. Let us help you break down that cost. […]

Elopement Resources, Planning, Wedding Resources

June 7, 2022

How Much Do Wedding Photographers Cost

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Tucked away in St Clair, MO is the most charming wedding venue for couples that love the outdoors. Lost Hill Lake Weddings and Events is nestled along the Meramec River and is graced with tall bluffs, vast fields, stunning views, and walnut tree groves. Annalise and Curtis were the perfect outdoorsy couple to announce their […]

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May 11, 2022

Lost Hill Lake Elopement

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Elisabeth and Ryan knew they had a love that would last a lifetime and wanted it to be official. With the onset of a world-wide pandemic, for a moment they thought their wedding would have to wait. Instead they found Lewallen Farms and had the most beautiful Boho Elopement, complete with a cookie cake! Their […]

Elopement Resources, Love Stories, Venue, Wedding Resources

April 13, 2022

Lewallen Farms Boho Elopement

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