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My passion is capturing photographs of heartfelt moments for families to savor forever as keepsake memories. Whenever I'm not helping your family, you can find me loving on my own. Camping trips, boba tea, and card games are our favorite ways to connect!  

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Indiana Family & Lifestyle Photogapher

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Cake Smash

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I’m thrilled to share the joy and cuteness of this minimalist floral cake smash session to celebrate Fiadh’s recent first birthday! As a photographer who specializes in capturing priceless moments, let me tell you – cake smash sessions are the epitome of fun and frolic! I love these photos of Fiadh and her parents SOOO much, but can I be honest for a sec? Getting…

December 5, 2023

Russ’s “Where The Wild Things Are” themed 1st birthday cake smash was simply the perfect way to celebrate his first birthday! A little boy’s first birthday is not complete without a smash cake, and pairing it together with the cutest costume, crown, and furry tail made for the most fun milestone session! One of the best parts of a my job as a newborn and…

January 19, 2021

Ally’s adorable first birthday cake smash at Kelly McPhail’s downtown Lafayette photography studio featured gold floral hoops with palm leaves and pink blooms. She wore a boho cream lace romper and floral halo with a gorgeous naked cake from Something Blue Bakery here in Lafayette, Indiana. Interested in a 1st birthday cake smash? Inquire today!…

July 3, 2020

Sweet Aiden’s first birthday was in April when our studio was shutdown due to Covid-19, but once we reopened in May and made sure to take all the safety precautions, we had the cutest little cake smash for him! Aiden’s simple and minimalist cake smash design revolved around grays and creams with a gray ombre cake here at our Lafayette, Indiana studio.…

June 4, 2020

It has been the biggest honor and privilege to journey with Miss Hallie through her first year of life! I photographed her momma’s snowy maternity photos last January and then I had the privilege to photograph her Fresh 48 session hours after her birth and newborn and milestone sessions this past year! This family is seriously the best… so much warmth, love, and joy!…

February 26, 2020

We had some seriously adorable babies come into the studio this past year for their 1st birthday cake smashes! It is always so much fun to see how each baby will respond to their smash cake and the experience as a whole. Some little ones dive right into the cake and make a complete and happy mess while others are cautious or prefer not to…

December 31, 2019

Isabelle’s 1st birthday cake smash pulled together perfectly, as we envisioned a minimalist design with simple fall floral accents and deep jeweled burgundies. Her cake smash photography session was held in my downtown studio in Lafayette, Indiana.…

December 10, 2019

Cake smashes have got to be some of the most fun sessions I do! Virginia’s was no exception, although she wasn’t so sure of the sweet taste after she dug into her cake, and that’s what made for the best pictures! After a little time warming up though, she was covered head to toe in frosting and her expressions are priceless!  Considering doing a cake smash…

September 4, 2019

Ah cake smashes… some of the most enjoyable sessions we do and Max’s was no exception! He totally got into the cake mashing part and I just kept snapping hundreds of photos of his adorableness! Some of my favorite photos were actually the detail shots of his sticky frosted little foot and hands!  One of the great parts about cake smash sessions is that you…

March 1, 2019

I truly believe that a photo session is so much more than merely taking a few photos to post on social media or print for Grandma’s picture frame. During my sessions, the end goal is to have a fun, relaxing, and memorable time together as a family while capturing it on the camera. You see, if you have an enjoyable time, you will not only…

January 18, 2019

My passion is capturing photographs of heartfelt moments for families to savor forever as keepsake memories. Whenever I'm not helping your family, you can find me loving on my own. Camping trips, boba tea, and card games are our favorite ways to connect!  

I'm Kelly

Hey!

Indiana Family & Lifestyle Photogapher

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