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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

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Indiana Family & Lifestyle Photogapher

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I have some exciting but bittersweet news to share.  In August 2024, our family’s journey will be moving us to Greensboro, North Carolina! This announcement is SOOO bittersweet, considering the incredible memories we’ve made here in Indiana over the past 7.5 years.  Two of our 3 kids were born here.  Brian completed his PhD here.  We bought our first house here.  We started our photography…

February 6, 2024

You’re ready to freeze time and create an image you’ll cherish, but there’s just one problem… What do you wear? Some days it’s challenging enough to get everyone dressed in the first place, much less in coordinated duds.  That’s where this inspirational style guide comes in. It is packed with summer family photo outfits, dress ideas for mom, and color palettes to get you started.…

March 28, 2023

Nina’s spring Purdue graduation photo session could not have fallen on a better day in mid-April! The Bradford Pear trees were in full bloom, you know those stinky ones, but gosh we captured so much glowy golden-hour goodness and I’m just obsessed with her session! Considering Purdue grad photos this year? Reach out today!…

March 9, 2023

university graduate wearing white dress in front of white blossom
Riya reached out to me months before about graduation photos because she wanted to find a way to commemorate her time at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She was planning a big move out of state for her new post-graduation job and knew she didn’t want to leave until she documented some of these incredible memories she made over the past four years at…

January 10, 2023

Want to know a secret tip for getting perfect family photos? Keep things positive and fun for your kids! I know, you’re a little anxious about how it’s going to go, it’s past their bedtime, and you just want them to behave and smile… but kids can sense when you are stressed and start to act out more… thus working against everything we are trying…

August 18, 2022

You’ve been contemplating getting family photos done for a while now and decided not to put it off any longer! Your little ones (or not so little ones) are growing so fast and you don’t want to regret not capturing these special memories! You’ve booked your session but then you realize…what the heck are we going to wear?! To inspire you as you prepare for…

March 31, 2021

Snowy winter family photography sessions have got to be as magical as it gets when it comes to family photography. Yes it is cold, but snow makes everything sparkle. Curious what a session in 15 degree weather looks like with three little ones? Check out this gorgeous snowy family session in Lafayette, Indiana in the dead cold of winter!…

February 26, 2021

Here are 7 simple adjustments to make while posing so you will love every photo! These techniques are gleaned from fellow professional photographers and professional models, but more importantly from a lot of personal experimentation. Not only will these tips help you feel more photogenic, but you will gain confidence and love how you look in photos!…

February 15, 2021

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

We’ve gathered five simple ways for you to help prepare your kids for a family photo session and it’s easier than you think! You just need a bit of pro advice… and some straight talk. That’s where I come in! As a family and newborn photographer, I welcome childish antics. We want their personalities to come through loud and clear. They may be shy. They…

October 8, 2020