Family Photographer: Fall in Indiana

What an amazing family! They were so easy to photograph and the session was filled with lots of smiles and giggles. I love it when we are able to include personal touches like their red couch and Teddy the family dog. Adorable!

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Senior Photography: The New Trend

The new trend with high school seniors is to have multiple photo sessions to capture different looks with clothing, hair styles, and scenery. I happen to love this new trend because I get to personalize portraits and really showcase each senior’s style and personality. This fall session was a celebration of color and creativity!


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Zollner Golf Course: Senior Portraits

Zollner Golf Course was the perfect setting for these fall senior portraits. The weather and color were perfection. And this sporty and sweet senior is absolutely stunning.


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Who doesn’t love a sister shot…these two girls are gorgeous!


Fall Family in Angola

Mother Nature is definitely showing us her beautiful colors this fall. And it was a perfect day to photograph this gorgeous, active, and fun family. They are actually one of the first families I met when I moved to Angola, Indiana 8 years ago and it’s great to reconnect with them. indiana_family_photography indiana_teen_photographerimg_0157aw tween_indiana_model_photographer

Fierce, Strong, Beautiful

Confident, smart, muscular, driven, gorgeous…I could go on describing these girls but I think you get the idea. We had some fun in the studio creating some artistic images that highlight their athletic strengths. And no, there’s no magic photo-shopping here…just portraits that were lit correctly..and years of hard training in the gym doesn’t hurt either.

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Then we headed outdoors to enjoy the beautiful fall colors.

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Fall Photos: Hamilton High School Senior

This Hamilton High School senior loves to be bare foot, has cool eyes with flecks of orange, and wants to be a bio-medical engineer. She’s also super sweet and gorgeous! We took advantage of the cool and crisp fall weather and captured the amazing views. Thanks mother nature for your cooperation!fall_tonya_marie_indiana_pics

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Now & Then: Angola, Indiana

Eight years ago I had the pleasure of photographing these kiddos for the first time. And it was privilege to photograph them today in my studio. Isn’t it crazy to see how much they have changed! They had me laughing with all of their antics (they teased their mom with some snakes they found…yes, real snakes!). And it was super cool to see their personalities really shine. One thing is for sure, the camera loves them!








And a few more from today

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Angola, Indiana: Family Photographer

What do you do when one college student is home from Purdue and the other kiddo is soon to be off to serve in the military? You schedule for a family photo of course! I was truly honored to be the one to photograph this amazing family. Besides the fact that they are all sweet, loving, and super cool people…the camera just loves them! Aren’t they gorgeous!

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Gorgeous Family Photos: Angola, Indiana

I know how challenging it is to schedule, prepare for and plan your family photos! Just the thought of getting multiple kiddos dressed, hair brushed, and happy faces on is enough to tire anyone out. But when you put the effort in and hire a profession to take care of the rest, the result will be portraits that are cherished for a lifetime.

And this family is the perfect example. We have talked about making these photos happen for over a year. Sports, school, and schedules with six people made it challenging but I’m so glad we finally made it happen. Such a gorgeous, sweet, and fun family!

Check back here later this week for a few more sneak peeks.

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Pass the Tissues: Time Travel

I had the honor of recently photographing my long time clients turned friends. We started the session with hugs all around and ended sharing stories and a meal around the dinner table. I have to say this was our most fun and relaxed session in the nine years I’ve know them.

And of course it’s fun when I have this cutie in front of my camera!

Such a handsome young man hanging out on the porch.

Such a sweet and gorgeous family!


Sharing a little chicken love.


And then there’s the look back in time beginning in May of 2007 when this little guy was fresh from the hospital and under 5lbs. if I remember correctly.


At 6 months he was trying to eat my props…


All smiles and wiggles at one year old.


And super stylish on one of his trips down to Angola, Indiana


It has definitely been a wonderful trip down memory lane. I can’t wait to see what the next nine years bring! Hugs and Kisses