Do you photograph weddings or offer engagement sessions? 

I do not. As a photographer I’ve made a conscious effort to develop a specialty–maternity, babies and families. At this time I don’t offer anything else. If you’d like some fabulous recommendations, however, feel free to contact me.

Do you photograph births? 

I was one of the first birth photographers working in KC, and considered it a specialty for 7 years. It’s an amazing art, and I highly recommend it to any expecting families! I’m not currently photographing births, but feel free to contact me for a list of local photographers I recommend!

Do you offer mini sessions?

Mini sessions are only occasionally offered, typically seasonally (fall or spring). Please watch my Facebook pages for any mini session announcements!

What time of day are your outdoor portrait sessions? 

I strongly recommend doing all of my sessions about an hour after sunrise or an hour before sunset, with my preference being the evening golden hour. This time of day provides the prettiest and most flattering light, for sure–midday sessions are not something I offer, ever. I realize this can be complicated for families with young children who are used to early bedtimes, but I still recommend it if at all possible. Often, kiddos are happy to be up a late if they are outside having fun. If there’s no way to make a sunset session work, though, the next best option is an early morning session.

How much “Photoshopping” do you do to your pictures? 

In a general sense, I like to keep things as natural as possible. I will remove distracting blemishes or large dried skin flakes on babies, but in the end I always want my clients to look like themselves in their final pictures. I will not whiten teeth, do any figure slimming, or anything of that nature.

What forms of payment do you accept?

I currently accept cash, check, and online credit card payments via Square. 95% of my clients pay online.

What is your turn-around time? 

My turn-around time is always 2 weeks or less for newborn sessions, and up to 3 weeks for family/child portraits. I often have family/child portraits back to you within 2 weeks, though.

How will I receive my final images? 

Once your images are ready I will send you an email with a link to view your online, password protected gallery. From this gallery you’ll be able to view your images, download the high-resolution files, mark your favorites, share with family and friends, and even order professional quality prints and products (if you choose).  I will also mail you a custom flashdrive containing all of your final high-resolution edited image files.