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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!  

I'm Kelly

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Indiana Family & Lifestyle Photogapher

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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!  

I'm Kelly

Hey!

Indiana Family & Lifestyle Photogapher

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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

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

There were so many sweet milestone moments captured this past year but here are a few of my absolute favorites from 2019! Many of my winter milestone photo sessions take place in my studio in Lafayette, Indiana but I will admit that some of my favorite milestones from this past year were in dreamy wildflower fields in West Lafayette!…

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

This simple first birthday smash cake session with blush pinks, golds, gigantic balloons, peonies and tutus was the most fun and perfect way for Stella and her family to celebrate this important milestone. We laughed and had the best time in the studio here in Lafayette, Indiana as Stella delicately “picked” at her cake. Happy birthday sweet girl!…

January 10, 2019