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A true testimony of love and patience and waiting for God to reveal his plan for us

May 21, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
I was honored to support some long-time-ago friends of mine by photographing their wedding. Today was the day! Here is the flower girl's beautiful rendition of the Bride and Groom first thing in the morning. FRAME WORTHY! Getting ready and finishing touches... First look with Father of the Bride. First look Bride and Groom...
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Squeezed in one last FHC session before the rain!

April 29, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
I met with both Mom and Dad to grab some shots of this cute boy! So handsome! And so faithful. This is mom's beautiful rosary. LOVE! Thank you sweet M for hanging out with me last night! I have prayed a Divine Mercy Chaplet for you!!
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This beautiful senior!!

April 27, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
We've rescheduled a couple of times, because, KANSAS. But I'm so glad we did! What a wonderful day to be out and about in Kansas City! Don't you just love her?? She pretty much takes a great photo EVERY time!:) I mean. Seriously. That gorgeous smile, but even more gorgeous, is how she lives her faith. Thank you, Miss L for hanging out with...
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Rise and Shine before the rain and wind!

April 23, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
We woke up before sunrise to catch some shots of this sweet girl. Don't you just love her sweet tiara! She came prepared with a special new rosary from Grandma and a beautiful crucifix. Love! We had so much fun! She even shared a secret with me. Wink, wink... Thank you Miss A (and mom) for getting up while the rest of the world was still s...
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squeezed in a quick FHC session with this cute kiddo in between rain showers

April 19, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Headed out to the country today to catch up with this sweet kiddo. It was raining when I left, but the rain stopped just in time for us to grab a couple of shots. Such a beautiful Church on Easter Tuesday! Thank you, Mr. E, for hanging out today! God bless you on your First Holy Communion Day!
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How I love this beautiful time!

April 19, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
We stole away for a quick FHC session with this adorable first communicant. I'm so glad we did!! Love her! Sweet innocence, but fierce in soccer! Oh yes I did!! I'm so excited that she is going receive Jesus for the first time, and taking this step on her faith journey. Andddd...one more even though this is supposed to be a sneak peek..
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FHC Prep is serious business for this young man

April 11, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
I've known this kiddo for a couple of years. But...wow! I sure did love hanging out with him this weekend. He was another kiddo who kept praying and praying and PRAYING. I just sat back and let him. Who wouldn't? So endearing. And also SUCH a respectful young man in his cute pinstripe suit! I especially love this book--his grandfather's co...
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Sweet FHC boy!

April 11, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
This kid. Look at those dimples!! I mean. Love that his sister gave him this Bible! And his teeth just coming in. Such a beautiful time in life for these 2nd grade First Communicants. So prayerful and sweet. But you can't take the boy out of him...and so up the tree he climbed! This time in life is fleeting, Moms. Hug your babies. Before y...
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It's FHC Time :)

April 09, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Full circle moment for me...I've known this young lady's extended family since before I had kids... She is holding a purse given to her mom by her Grandma...I sure do love generations of family traditions. I was her CGS Catechist long before I realized I knew her family. She was a delight back then and to see her faith grow is so beautiful. A...
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A few fun assignments

March 16, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
I loved heading over to SJA and capturing this fun event. And it went FAST! As soon as students (and teachers) started cutting, I had to practically bilocate to capture all the fun! See a few other images in the link below... Students, teachers donate hair for a good cause - The Leaven Catholic Newspaper And some beautiful images from Ash Wedne...
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6 months for this sweet baby how can that be?

February 12, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
I met this little kiddo when he was still in utero...and then when he was 4 days old..and fast forward 6 months! Just learning to sit up, but still a bit wobbly... Those eyes tho! Sweet baby wispy hair...And 2 lttle teeth while mine are losing teeth.:( Great to see you sweet baby L! Thank you, Mom and Dad, for trusting me with this capturing...
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2021 favorites from the year

February 06, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Just realizing I never posted my year-in-review...lol...it's February. Have a look at these issues or scroll for some of my favs from 2021, in no particular order! 10 22 21 Vol. 43 No. 12 by The Leaven - Issuu Olathe woman recounts her memories of Father Kapaun - The Leaven Catholic Newspaper Leaven photographer finds God at NCYC - The Leave...
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March For Life in Washington DC

February 05, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
I was honored to be invited to the travel with the Archdiocese on a pilgrimage to Washington DC to photograph the March for Life. See some of the images and my story here... 01 28 22 Vol. 43 No. 24 by The Leaven - Issuu or here Photographer shares eye-opening experience in first March for Life - The Leaven Catholic Newspaper
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winter engagement session!!

January 15, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
When a beautiful couple gets engaged at Christmas time (and they didn't hire an Insta photog to capture the proposal on film/video) they schedule a winter engagement session. And when they asked me to capture the honors, I of course said YES!! So, we waited for the perfect snowfall--the first snowfall this year. And God painted the perfect backd...
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marshmallows with Santa 2021

December 12, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I met this great Santa this year, and in the effort to continue traditions outdoors, together we created Marshmallows with Santa. Back by popular demand, Santa travelled south to KC to visit with these great kids. He might have had some words with a couple of kids. But this one? We hung out a little afterwards. Check him out... I mean, the pe...
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