I'm on a Mission

It’s a joy for me to provide light and bright photography in the studio and the beautiful outdoor locations in Midwest Ohio, and beyond, for brilliant, elegant folks who love to laugh! I know the most joyful, timeless images are created from a wonderful experience, so my goal is to help you feel at home in front of my camera and taken care of from booking to delivery of your images! 
I love giving a high end and happy experience to every person who graces the front of my camera! I'll show you my favorite locations with gorgeous light and beautiful backgrounds, from parks to secret bridges to little studio sets in the garden. I schedule all of my portrait sessions around the best light of the day and will give you the highest quality images I possibly can!

to celebrate your milestones with timeless, joyful images

Family Galleries

LIFE IS BETTER TOGETHER!

the Heirloom Experience

It's an honor to be chosen to capture your joyful moments - and a privilege to get to make that experience wonderful for the whole family. My goal is for every session to be beautifully captured with timeless images alongside an easy, fun, organized experience. Oh let's have some fun!

the process

LET'S BOOK A DATE

YAY, I can't wait!!
It is as simple as reaching out however is easiest for you, email, phone call or book your session date from this website, easy peezy!

Day of your session

Let's dance, giggle, laugh and play to capture those genuine looks and smiles (oh just you wait, this will be fun)! Generally sessions take about one hour give or take a bit♥

The Revel

Right after your session I'll start working on your images, I can’t help myself! You will have an online gallery to view all of your images within two weeks. 

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You know what you feel good in, make it trendy, do you!
 GIRLS : If you can’t find that perfect dress, but you rock a good pair of skinny jeans, do that. If you can barely walk in heels, there’s no harm in doing cute & comfy boots or pretty sandals. Don’t forget to layer!
GUYS: steer away from logos T’s, but otherwise a nice button down, roll up the sleeves to keep it casual if you like! 

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Wear what makes you feel beautiful ......or handsome. 

Colors and Patterns
Don’t forget about what colors you look great in & steer away from neons. Think about the colors that compliment your skin tones, you know that color everyone says you look good in:) 
Patterns, totally do it, there aren't any rules, Patterns and textures are good, layers are even better! Have a couple awesome colors within each outfit and lots of layers! Play with it!

Color Choices

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Play with colors, patterns, and always LAYER!
For  large group, anything goes nowadays! I usually choose two to three main neutral colors and maybe one to two accent pop of color. Add those pops in shoes, undershirts, bracelets, hairpieces, bow ties..... Also mixing stripes with plaids and patterns is okay & preferred. We want to see your personality & style!

Large family groups

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Accessories
I love great accessories, seems to make the portrait even more put together! Try jean jackets, belts, statement necklaces, scarves, hats, blazers...... Also don’t forget to go for it, go over the top for an outfit! 
Maybe a prop : for babies, their favorite blanket or toy, for the whole family: an old pick-up, all play with a bunch of balloons, your favorite hobby or your career 

Don't forget the details

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GLASSES Don’t forget about the glasses.
Since we can’t move the sun, we can’t control lens glare. Best bet is to ask your eye doctor for a spare pair without the lenses or to temporary remove your lenses. Those with transitional lenses this is an absolute must. Those will always be dark in your portraits even in studio, but especially outside.
OH this is going to be AWESOME!!!

ALL Glasses

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Just a couple tips

What to Wear

the Heirloom Collections

Extended FAMILY Collection :
$485

at studio or studio garden session
or location within 20 minutes of studio
1 outfit : custom online gallery
ALL the digital images to print & share
Most family combinations taken, within reason
* if 30+ people : +$100

immediate FAMILY Collection : $335
7 or less people

In-studio/ garden session
or location within 15 minutes of studio
1 outfit
custom online gallery
ALL the digital images to print & share

SINGLE Child Collection :
$235

In-studio/ garden session
up to 2 outfits
custom online gallery
ALL the digital images to print & share

Family Investment

*pricing is subject to change, tax not included, WEEKEND session +$100

For the whole crew

Our family Together

Book your immediate
family session

For the little ones

Book your extended family

Book your
child session

WELCOME friends!!! Join in the Heirloom experience, oh we will have fun and create epic images of your beautiful family! Let's capture this moment in time, oh this will be amazing!

Have a few questions, I'm super happy to help

Let's Chat!

♥celebrating 20+ years of photographing beautiful Family portraits♥

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WELCOME friends!!! Join in the Heirloom experience, oh we will have fun and create epic images of your beautiful family! Let's capture this moment in time, oh this will be awesome!

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♥celebrating 20+ years of photographing beautiful Family portraits♥