Monthly Archives: April 2016

I love it when a small crew arrives for family pictures. With the Haslett’s there were 5 of them and they were such a great family to photograph. We did pictures out at Lake Sara in Effingham, IL with them, and upon arrival I had full intentions of shooting at a particular location, but as…

Could the weather be any nicer?! I guess depending on when you are reading this you may think otherwise, but the day we did Lisa and Jimmy’s engagement pictures, it was absolutely perfect at 70 degrees, a light breeze, partly cloudy; perfection. Lisa and Jimmy wanted pictures in St. Louis, with the arch landing construction,…

When the weather is perfect for family pictures, and you have a family full of great smiles, you have a recipe for some amazing family pictures. Burrow’s session was such a fun session with a great location to work in at Ballard Nature Center. Typically my sessions are in the evening, and to work with…

It’s been a while since I’ve been out to Lake Sara for pictures, in fact I think it’s just about been a year now, and last time I was there, the entrances were flooded because we were getting record inches in rainfall. Fortunately, that was not the case on this day. It was a warm…

Family sessions with little kids are so much fun, and it hit me the other day that I enjoy them so much because they are very much like weddings; unpredictable and always keeping me on my toes. After a weekend of family sessions we had kids that were running all over, kids that were quiet…

There are some families that you know just enjoy goofing with each other and laughing, and maybe it’s partly because I know Amy but just from their session, it was clear that these three like to laugh. When it comes to pictures, this is exactly what I want, I don’t want fake smiles, or fake…

Spring is finally here!! However, you might mistake it for fall with how cool it’s been. Now that it’s spring though, that means it’s a great time for family pictures to begin and we started our family sessions off with a couple that we photographed back in 2010… my first full year of doing wedding…

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