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My Family | St. Louis Family Photographer

I don’t even know where to begin. I LOVE my most recent family pictures!  My sweet photographer friend, Stephanie, nailed it.  I look at these pictures and can’t help but smile, and laugh, and love all the people in it even more. I’m really not a very sentimental person.  I don’t get super attached to […]

December 12, 2017

About Me, Kids, Portraits

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Emily Through The Years | Emily Broadbent Photography

I am a BIG believer in family pictures at least once a year.  To some, that sounds like overkill, or not doable, or crazy.  Or maybe to some that sounds like a great idea! In theory. And actually making it happen…not so much.  You’re lucky to get one good family picture every 5 years.  Or […]

December 4, 2017

About Me, Christmas, Portraits

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A Downtown Washington Family Session | Washington, MO Family Photographer

Oh how I love downtown photo shoots.  And oh how I love this family!  And it’s growing! Katie is the most gorgeous momma to be.  And cute Emma is SO excited to be a big sister! Whenever I spend time with expecting moms, it always brings me back to my own pregnancies.  I never had […]

November 17, 2017

Couples, Kids, Maternity, Portraits

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A Family Session by the River | Washington, MO Family Photographer

Oh my happiness!!  This family!! I can tell these guys know how to have fun!  I spent an hour with them, and couldn’t stop smiling!  And who can resist the river at sunset?!! Not me! These guys nailed some fun, casual, fall pictures!  We played ring around the rosy, showed off some dance moves, ate […]

October 14, 2017

Kids, Portraits

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A Family Session on the Katy Trail | Washington, MO Family Photographer

I love, love, love going to the Katy Trail.  But I don’t bike it, or run it, or even walk it.  I take pictures on it!  And they’re always some of my favorites!  If you’ve been around here long, you know I love me a good white wall.  Well, white gravel is another fave!  White […]

October 13, 2017

Kids, Portraits

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A Family Session at Des Peres Park | Washington, Missouri Family Photographer

I love when I get to see my clients over and over again! Especially when their littles are growing up so fast! When I first met the Hopping family, little Ray was barely sitting up by himself! And now he’s ONE! But just as cute as ever!! Probably even cuter, if that was even possible! […]

October 10, 2017

Kids, Portraits

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An Extended Family Session, at Home | Washington, MO Family Photographer

I love living in a small town.  I love loyal clients.  I love sentimental sessions. That gorgeous mom/grandma right there is one of the secretaries at my kid’s school.  Her gorgeous daughter, Carmen, has been with me from the very beginning.  I’ve watched her graduate high school, get married, and have two CUTE boys.  You […]

October 5, 2017

Extended Families, Kids, Portraits

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A Family Session in the Country | Washington, MO Family Photographer

It finally feels like real fall, and I kicked it off with a family session in the country.  They weather was perfect, the light was dreamy, and the family was darling. I’m still obsessing over Danielle’s dress.  And the kids were SO fun.  And SO happy!  We played in the tall grass, rode on the […]

October 2, 2017

Kids, Portraits

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The One with the Blogger

I say it a lot, but I really, really mean it.  My favorite part of my job is getting to know all my clients and becoming friends! I love hearing their stories, where they’re from, how they got where they are.  I especially love hearing your love story.  Whether you’re newly engaged, or married with […]

September 19, 2017

Couples, Head Shots, Kids, Portraits

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The One with THE Skirt

A few weeks ago, Leslee emailed me pictures of what she was thinking about having everyone wear for their family pictures, and I just about jumped out of my chair!  I have a secret obsession with tulle skirts.  I love them on babies.  I love them on little girls.  I love them on big girls. […]

September 13, 2017

Couples, Kids, Portraits

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