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Family Session | Fontana | Hazelton, Iowa

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It’s always nice to see an old friend. I went to high school with Kaela and we did a session back in August with her spunky little girl Quinn.


We went to Fontana Park in Hazelton, IA. It’s a nice little place to visit if you’ve never been. They have a little section of wildlife you can see! Quite a few jetty's to fish off of, camping and a playground, hiking too! A lot of different scenery at Fontana, which means plenty of places to photograph!

I’m always willing to travel to my clients, I love photographing in new places.

 There was never a dull moment with this girl!

There was never a dull moment with this girl!

 I love capturing real moments. The funny ones especially.

I love capturing real moments. The funny ones especially.

I hope you’re ready to see a bunch of cute pictures! Here is more from their session:

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I LOVE black and white.

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Amanda Maternity Session | Cedar Falls, Iowa | Maternity Photographer

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I love photographing expecting moms. I get to capture the love between mother and baby before birth. Amanda was truly glowing! She got her hair and makeup done prior to the session (which I highly recommend). And she chose a floral pattern dress to change into (I LOVE floral print!). 

Mother Nature gave us a sunny but windy day, which is bittersweet. But Bryan and Amanda were troopers and we got some great shots! 

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This may be one of my new favorite spots, it offers a few different scenery options - but is a little bit of a walk! I'm so thankful Amanda and Bryan were willing to walk to this beautiful spot! I have the best clients!

Their dog happened to join us for a few photos. He looks just like my dog Stella and he acted like her sometimes, it was unreal!

 

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I am willing to accommodate outfit changes during sessions, there is usually enough time for one at the very least. I had Amanda try on one of the maternity dresses we have in our client closet. I knew she would be perfect for it, she looked gorgeous! 

 

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Scroll down to see more of their session! 

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Ogren Family | Farm House Session | Denver, Iowa

I love getting to do Family Sessions. And this one was special! My distant cousin Heather contacted me to ask if I could come to her Grandparent's farm (my Great Aunt and Uncle) to do their session. It is a gorgeous acreage set back in the field off of the highway in Denver, Iowa - the farm has a special place in Heather's heart. 

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The farm isn't far from where I'm located in Cedar Falls and I don't mind traveling to my clients, plus I got to see family that I don't get to see very often. 

The Ogren's will soon become a family of four and it was no problem at all to throw in a few maternity photos for them as well! 

I also photographed Heather's first pregnancy so it was nice to see little Wyatt growing up! 

 

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Paul and Heather are sooooo cute together. They rocked their couples photos and needed no direction, they're naturals! You can just feel and see the love radiating off of them in their images.

 

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I love Summer time sessions, look at those gorgeous flowers. And that front porch! So magical!

 

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Wyatt is also a natural in front of the camera. It didn't take long for him to warm up to me, Grandpa was a huge help in getting him to smile in the beginning though! 

 

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Maternity sessions are also some of my favorites, Heather was absolutely glowing! And that dress! I might be obsessed with floral. 

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We also found some beautiful purple flowers next to the field and had to crawl in the patch! 

 

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I can't wait to meet their little squish and I look forward to the day I get to photograph their family again.

Scroll down to see more images from their session.

 

 

 

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Genesee | 1 year old Milestone Session | Children's Photographer | Cedar Falls and Waterloo, Iowa

I love Milestone Sessions! Little Genesee was such a sweetie pie.

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Cake smash sessions are always messy, and almost every time I forget to bring clean-up supplies when they are held outdoors. *face palm* But who doesn't love cake!? For Genesee's session we were able to get in a few different styled scenes. When you book your milestone session with me, they can be held indoors or outdoors and last about an hour. This is just enough time for your little punkin' to get in a couple outfit changes and be entertained before getting too crabby! 

 

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For this session I was able to provide the tea table and chair. They happen to be my Mother's from when she was a little girl. It worked perfectly! And it's just the right size for little ones! Genesee's Momma brought the cutest outfit and headband! I always offer free outfit consultation prior to your session, you as a client have access to my client closet as well. This helps us stay on the same page as to what type of scene or style you are going for!

Isn't her little bunny headband the cutest!?

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Another reason why I love Milestone sessions is because I get to see your little cuties grow into their wonderful personalities. Life is short, let's capture these little moments while we can. They don't stay little for long. 

For this session I brought along the Floral Ring I made which was used during the month of May for Spring Mini Sessions. It went perfectly with Genesee's outfit! She looks so adorable! 

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Look at her cheesy little grin! I hope you had a fabulous first Birthday Genesee!

I'm so glad summer is finally here! I've missed all the greenery and photographing outdoors! 

Keep scrolling to see more of Genesee's Milestone Session: 

 

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If you'd like to book your session, contact me today!