Do you lovingly refer to your dog as your fur baby? Has Tucker the Golden Retriever been with you for 10 years and is he the goodest boy in the whole world? Then I’m sure you want to bring your dog to your photo session! I know how important your dog is to you. They’re […]


February 24, 2023

Bring Your Dog to Your Photo Session


Borinquen Point Lighthouse This photo session took place at the ruins of Borinquen Point Lighthouse, constructed in 1889 by the Spanish. The lighthouse changed ownership in 1898 when Spain ceded Puerto Rico to the U.S and it was in service until 1918. In 1918, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the island, followed by a tsunami […]


August 7, 2020

Borinquen Point Lighthouse Ruins in Puerto Rico


Central Indiana Extended Family Photos Have a toddler or child who doesn’t like taking photos? I address this very common occurrence in this blog as well as share these Central Indiana extended family photos with you. Today I’m sharing this extended family photo session of my own family! This is my Aunt Dina and cousins […]

Extended Family, Family

August 3, 2020

Central Indiana Extended Family Photos


It was an honor to capture more of these family photos in Puerto Rico! Family portraits capture a moment in time. You will never again be as young as you are today. It’s never guaranteed that your loved ones with you today will still be with you tomorrow. This moment of your life is worth […]

Destination, Extended Family, Family, Portraits

July 30, 2020

Family Photos in Puerto Rico | Melissa


Quick Indiana Family Photos for a Busy Family These quick Indiana family photos were taken in the middle of a completely normal, busy life schedule! Life gets busy. That’s a fact. You may be asking, “When is there time for a family photo session?! Who has time to: plan outfits get haircuts drive to a […]


July 27, 2020

Quick Indiana Family Photos in West Lafayette

family hugging for a portrait


Have you thought about planning a family photo session with your young adult children? I wholeheartedly encourage you: do it! Just because they aren’t little anymore doesn’t mean you should forego a family photo session. First of all: it’s WAY easier. Your young adults can pick out their own outfits, dress themselves, don’t need to […]


July 22, 2020

Family Photo Session with Young Adult Children

portrait of mom and dad side by side with siblings picking on each other


Was I completely terrible about blogging in 2019? Yes. Facts. So, that means that at the time this blog is posted, little Miss Ellie has not only made her grand entrance into the world but she is like 9 months old and thriving! What’s not to love about these Indiana Dunes maternity photos?! Great friends. […]

Family, Maternity

July 16, 2020

Indiana Dunes Maternity Photos

family portraits


You should seriously consider a family vacation photo session! Angela is an expert at documenting her family’s life. She knew that she wanted to capture her family vacation photo session while visiting her grandparents in Puerto Rico. General family photo advice: don’t wait! You do not need to change anything or “improve” anything about your […]

Destination, Family, Portraits

July 14, 2020

Family Vacation Photo Session in Puerto Rico


The Jordan family from Oklahoma decided to make the most of their vacation with an extended family photo session in Colorado! They stayed at a cabin in Rocky Mountain National Park. Photographing extended families has its challenges. There are many things that can be difficult: Coordinating outfits between families Coordinating schedules Reigning in a gaggle […]

Extended Family, Family

July 13, 2020

Extended Family Photo Session in Colorado

extended family at rocky mountain national park


These Monument senior photos and family photos were a combined session! We fit in a senior session x 2, family photo session, individual portraits of the four younger kids, portraits of the pups, and professional headshots for dad’s insurance business! This session was packed, but oh so FUN! We started with the pups. How cute […]

Family, Portraits, Senior

July 11, 2020

Monument Senior Photos and Family Photos

family standing and smiling at the camera palmer lake