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It’s Family Photo Season in Kansas City — Family Portrait Session in the Park! October 23, 2009

Fall is such a great time for family photos. I love the colors of the trees in this area, which help brighten up the dreary weather we’ve been having this fall. :) We somehow missed the sprinkles right before and right after this session, and I was so happy! My portrait sessions for the year are starting to wind down as the weather gets colder and we all start to stay in our cozy homes for the winter. :)

I really love getting to see families multiple times for portrait sessions. The last time I saw little Carson, he was little and definitely not as fast as he is now! It’s amazing how quickly little ones grow up and how quickly they become very quick. I get some great exercise during sessions with kids around this age, for sure, and it’s so much fun. Here are some of my favorites from our session at the park!

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Carson has the biggest, bluest eyes!

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His little grin is the cutest!

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How cute is this? :)

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Thanks so much for asking me to take your family photos again! Have a great fall season!


Operation: Love Reunited Session, Kansas City April 5, 2009

I met up with this adorable family last Friday for an Operation: Love Reunited session. Their dad/husband has been deployed since last October, and we captured some great photos of his wife and boys to send over as a surprise. 

We met up at Antioch Park, which is a really fun place for kids to have a photo session, because there is so much to see and do! 


Four-year-olds are great during photography sessions… this little guy was no exception! :) What a cute smile!



Two-year-olds don’t like the camera quite as much as their older siblings. :) Sometimes, distraction is the key to great photos!



I love these photos of mom and her boys!




Boys are so adventurous. I love getting to capture their exploratory personalities. :)


Enjoy the photos! I can’t wait to send a surprise album to your husband/dad overseas.

If you’re a photographer who wants to participate in a wide-spread Operation: Love Reunited session at Fort Leavenworth — click here for details!


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