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Beautiful Ella! Ella and her mom made a round trip from Iowa for her session. A fun, whirlwind tour of KC’s West Bottoms, River Market and one of our beautiful fields at sunset. Ella was fantastic as her mom and I chatted the whole time! On a personal note, I remember the day this sweet […]

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Fabulous Bailey! Early morning session was perfect. Tour of Kansas City’s best, from beautiful fields to the Liberty Memorial to the West Bottoms. Bailey rocked it all!

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Celebration of Family! 3 Generations, lots of love and laughter. So glad this family got together for family photos. It’s never easy scheduling a large group, especially with ball games and a new baby! But is was so worth it – Lots of hugs!

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Congratulations Joey! Mill Valley Class of 2017. Another Gray to graduate. I met this family a few years ago for Daniel Gray’s Senior Pictures. It was fun meeting Joey as a Sophomore and again as a Senior. Typical, for Senior Guys, Joey went for a quick and easy session at beautiful Eurfurt Park. I wish […]

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Congratulations to Maddi! A perfect Senior Photo session with one exception, waiting for the perfect sunset. Well we finally got a perfect evening, it was worth waiting for! Maddi and I had a great time shooting around downtown Kansas City and then moved to Shawnee Mission Park. We chit chatted about Prom and Graduation. I […]

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Fiona – Pleasant Hill Class of 2017. Congratulations. Performer, Valedictorian, Sweet, Funny and On The Move! I can’t wait to see all Fiona achieves to her future!

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Congratulations Brock! Eisenhower High School (Wichita) Class of 2017. We met halfway between KC and Wichita – Emporia, Kansas. I have not visited the campus before, but found several great spots for Senior Pictures. Brock was a trooper which made this session quick and easy!

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Sometimes is just fun to get out of town and play in a new park. Cheeseman Park, in Denver, was the perfect place to take some Easter pics of my family!

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This is a time to celebrate – My gorgeous sister is PREGNANT! Due on Mother’s Day 2017, we can’t wait to meet our first Baby Boy in the family!

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I’m a Lucky Dog! Yesterday was the Party in the Park – Dog Wash benefiting the Emily Dumler Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Woman of the Year Campaign. These Happy Dogs were actually Smiling for the camera as their owners pampered them with a luxurious bath, manicure and puppy play time. The Owners will have […]

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Kollin: Author, Poet, Photographer and Messenger. I met Kollin at McDonald’s 3 years ago. It was a chance encounter because I rarely go to McDonald’s and when I do I almost never go in and sit down. But I did that day. It was a difficult time for our family. Our oldest daughter was struggling […]

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Gorgeous Senior – Megan. Class of 2017. Naturally beautiful, smart and oh so sweet. Happy 18th Birthday my Dear!

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Ummm . . . Kids grow up so quickly, and suddenly they are WAY taller than their parents!

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Kicking off the 2016 – 2017 Senior Picture Season – Shelby.  She is lovely whether she is in a softball uniform or all dressed up.

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The Keenan family were fantastic! Sometimes I forget how much fun it is to RUN! Well on this morning we ran a lot. These sweet little boys were so curious! Thank goodness there was a lot to look at at the beautiful Prairie Fire Museum.

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This has to be one of the sweetest babies that ever lived. Her smile, her giggle are so perfect!

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First Spring Senior Session of 2016! Can’t believe Graduation is right around the corner. Great day to get out in the city! Danny: Swimmer, future Washburn student and a lot of fun!

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Beautiful warm autumn day. Perfect for a sunset Senior Photo Session. Taryn is so sweet to tolerate my dorkiness (is that a word). The end result are a ton of gorgeous photos!

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Jillian = Sweet, Smart and a Classic Beauty. I was so lucky to spend the afternoon with Jillian and her mom. It was one of the last warm afternoons in 2015, tons of beautiful sunshine. Love the rich colors Jillian chose for her session. Perfect with her fair skin tone and blond hair. And I […]

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With the Luck of the Draw, Erika was the winner of the Post Prom Party Raffle drawing! Free Photo Session – Cool huh! Well I’m the lucky one – She is darling and so sweet! We enjoyed a beautiful September afternoon in downtown Kansas City, starting in the West Bottoms, then heading over to Union […]

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This was such a Happy session! Hannah’s smile and sparkle in her eye is contagious, she brings so much joy to those around her. Her session was soft, feminine and beautifully romantic . . . until the SUPER GIANT, PREGNANT SPIDER wandered into the session – ummmm Hannah does not like spiders! But she pulled […]

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Fun Project – Kansas City Pianos on Parade!  Lindsey saw the pianos at Union Station and knew she had to have her Senior Pictures with several of her favorite Pianos. We spent the morning touring the Country Club Plaza, 18th and Vine, River Market, Hotel Phillips, KC Power and Light District and Downtown. The Pianos […]

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Baylor has been an important part of my life since he was 15 months old – 16 years! Where has the time gone? Baylor is my stepson, but more importantly my friend. I’m very proud of the young man he has become and I’m excited to see all he accomplishes in his future. I have […]

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Homecoming! One week every year we honor all those who have walked the halls of our high school and all those who will walk in the future. It is about the Football Game, the Dance, the Parade, but mostly about all the Students who make Mill Valley the great school that it is. To View […]

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You gotta love a guy in a Bow Tie! Bow Ties are Tucker’s signature look. We started Tucker’s session near the KC Power and Light District – a fun mix of classic attire, traditional architecture and modern urban life. Then moved to a park marina to add casual, resort style shots. LOVE the Modern-Preppy style! […]

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“If someone comes into your life and has a positive impact on you, be thankful that your paths crossed.” ~ Unknown Everyday I am thankful for this family and so glad they have come into my family’s life. They are the type of family you just sit back and observe – They humorous, witty,  supportive […]

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Serenade at Sunset. Sirion is one of those amazing people who you just know will do incredible things with her life. Musical, Spiritual and Full of Life. Sirion is both proud of her Ethiopian heritage and completely modern and fresh.  

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Beautiful July evening with is fun group of ladies. I donated a Buddy Session to the Middle School Auction. These girls pooled their tickets to be the big winners!  They rocked their boots and cutie shorts! Watch out 7th grade, here they come!  

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Beautiful Summer Senior Session.  Jena mixed up her session with a little bit Urban and a little bit Natural. Because of an early morning thunderstorm, we split the session into 2 separate days (although I have a weird daydream to have a Senior Session in the rain with tons of colorful umbrellas – message me […]

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Fun Project – Kansas City Pianos on Parade. Lindsey saw the pianos at Union Station and knew she had to have her Senior Pictures with several of her favorite Pianos. On her list – Piano painted by Madeline Gallucci, Artist in Residence at the Hotel Phillips. The Piano is very much like Lindsey – FUN, […]

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Stunning! Early morning Senior Session produced BEAUTIFUL photos! Madison is so laid back and relaxed, she didn’t have much of an opinion about session locations or her wardrobe.  I could photograph her all day long (if she would let me)! Love everything about her timeless look!

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Each year, I have the fortune of seeing Miss Marin right before her Birthday. She is sweet, silly and VERY confident – just the way little girls should be. She loves to twirl, does NOT like bugs, but is okay with butterflies and ladybugs. She is full of expression and spirit which make for an […]

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Love this session. Jacob and Amanda are a sweet couple. They admire each other, support each other, they are great friends and so in love. They just make everyone around them happy! Thank you to Jacob, who is serving in the Marines. He makes me proud to be an American!

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  Graduation – Such an exciting time! I’m lucky to sit on the sidelines watching these wonderful young people navigate through their final year in High School. Entering their Senior Year with the excitement of finally being the “big man on campus.” Competing in their sports, writing for the yearbook and school newspaper, going to […]

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Brennan – Olathe North – Class of 2015. Brennan is a Debater so there was a lot of conversation, some casual, some political and some humorous. He definitely kept me on my toes. With a Political career surely in his future, we started our session and the Kansas City Hall. Brennan looked very handsome in […]

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Taylor – Mill Valley 2015. Spring is here and we celebrated with a Beautiful Sunset Photo Session. Taylor is beautiful inside and out. I Love her boho dress, it was the perfect compliment to the field. In the Fall, Taylor will be attending Brigham Young University.  Such an exciting time!

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I took my daughters to work. Well, sort of . . . there was a lot of Tree Climbing, Spinning, and Giggling – I guess I have a really fun job. The Girls (minus the 5 year old) took turns with my cameras. We talked about lighting, focusing the camera, composition – They have a […]

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Today, I was honored to photograph Sydney at her First Communion. She is Beautiful, inside and out. I’m used to seeing the other side of Sydney, in her soccer uniform, tearing up the field. It was fun to see the girly-side of this sweet girl. Special Day!

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It was cold and dreary but Kylie lit it up! A little bit sweet and a little sassy – I love it!  Fresh home from Spring Break with a perfect tan! She Rocked all 3 outfits!  

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Here’s a fun one! Mill Valley Baseball 2015 Seniors Rocked the dramatic lighting. I thought it might rain which created a fantastic evening sky. This is a really fun group – they mixed up the posing with a few ideas of their own (that made me blush a little). Ask them for the details . […]

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Kickin Off Spring (soccer pun intended) . . . Austin, Mill Valley 2015! Loved spending the afternoon with Austin. Finally Spring has sprung! Austin rocked traipsing through the woods, always with a big smile and sparkling baby blues! I first met Austin in the fall for the Mill Valley Senior Soccer Pics. Austin was the […]

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It’s a Gloomy spring day in Kansas. We got a taste of nice weather then the rain set in this week. I can’t wait for green grass and spring flowers. Sooooo . . . I found color from photos I took last summer in Denver. My sister and I took our girls to the Denver […]

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Conner Class of 2015. Conner traveled from Wichita, KS to Kansas City for his Senior Pics. I’m not only lucky to take his Senior Pics but I’ve known him since he was 3 years old – he’s my nephew! Let me brag a little . . .Conner is one of those amazing teenagers who has […]

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Beautiful Signature Session. Brynn choose the Signature Photo Session {2 separate photo sessions, 4 locations & multiple wardrobe changes} I love Brynn for so many reasons – She’s so sweet, super laid back, very confident, naturally beautiful {that’s right – Brynn wears very little makeup} and the camera LOVES her. Location #1 – The River […]

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THANKFUL – We spent Thanksgiving in Denver this year. Meet my sister Erin (yes – there is a family resemblance) , my Bro-in-Law Abram, niece Inga & doggie nephew Cecil. They looked for a long time for the perfect house and they found the perfect home! We enjoyed our Thanksgiving day with a 4-mile run […]

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Tori’s Day to Shine! It was a beautiful unseasonably warm afternoon in October. The perfect day for a photo session. Tori brought her sweet sister to help with wardrobe and to keep her smiling. Sisters are so special. LOVE Tori’s wardrobe colors: Gold, Magenta and Deep Teal – Perfect compliment to a fall day!  

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