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NCAR 6 month milestone photos

It had been YEARS since I shot here and I felt like a rediscovered a really great spot for family photos or maternity. So, we decided on NCAR in Boulder for Hannah’s 6 month photos. It was a

Red Rocks family photographer :: Colorado family photographer

Red Rocks is my new favorite place to shoot. I love the rocks as the backdrop and the tunnel is so cool. It is NOT easy to shoot with the tunnel, especially on a weekend. So. Much. Traffic. But, so

Cooper’s 3 month photos

Okay, so maybe 3 month photos are starting to grow on me. Cooper was so cute and so full of adorable little looks and smirks. The light at Matthews Winters was amazing that evening as well. I get

Audrey’s first birthday photos

Audrey’s first birthday photos – I documented when she was still in her mama’s belly, her newborn, her 6 months and now her first birthday. I love documenting all the milestones

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Mom, dad, Dylan + baby makes 4 :: Denver maternity photographer

I was so excited to hear that Brittany and Tom were adding a baby girl to their family. I photographed Dylan was he new here and again when he was 1. I was so excited to work with them again. One tip

Moorea 1 year photos

Moorea turned one awhile ago. I’m slow with blogging but here’s her 1 year photos. Her mama brought the teepee for us to use. I loved it. We met at Matthews Winters Park to capture her

Denver family photographer

Dylan :: 1 year photos

This little man turned 1 a couple months ago. Since it was January in Denver we did an in home session. It helps that they have amazing natural light in their home. Dylan was crawling all over the

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Lorelei :: 1 year photos

Lorelei turned 1 year and her parents contacted me to capture her first year. This session definitely made me fall in love with Denver City Park. The view of the city is great, the little lake makes

6 month baby photos Denver

Harper at 6 months :: Denver family photographer

This is one of my favorite 6 month sessions. Harper is so adorable with those blue eyes and big smiles. This is why I love in home sessions. How perfect is this family’s home? Give me all the

Angie’s maternity photos :: Denver maternity photographer

Oh man..my cheeks hurt after this session. Angie and Brian’s first born, Zach, is a riot. I loved the way he skipped when he walked, posed in ridiculous ways and told me to take his photo,

Aaron’s 1 year photos :: Denver baby photographer

Aaron turned one so him mama contacted me to take some adorable photos to celebrate and freeze this moment in time. You guys, more people need to dress their babies in suspenders. How cute is he??

Gonzales Family :: Denver family photographer

How cute is this family?? I loved the kids so much. They are so sweet and so adorable. Clients stress about having the perfect photos of their growing families but capturing their personalities is

Ezra is 7 months! :: Denver family photographer

Ezra turned 7 months and we had to get photos of his cuteness. That smile, his blue eyes, his baby bird hair. He’s just too cute. City Park’s trees were perfectly yellow for the shoot,

Maroon Bells :: Aspen family photography

This adorable little family traveled to Aspen, Colorado and hired me to come photograph them. It was a dream to shoot at one of the most recognizable and beautiful spots in Colorado. It was chilly

Liam is 6 months! :: Denver family photographer

I have been photographing this family since Owen, the oldest brother, was in his mama’s belly. Now, they have two boys and they are so much fun to photograph. It’s really fun to watch my

Audrey is 6 months!

Audrey turned 6 months and each time I am reminded how quickly time passes. I mean it felt like I had JUST taken her newborn photos. So, she’s 6 months and so smiley and sweet and Finn, the

Max is 6 months!

The trees were in full bloom and it’s my favorite time of the year to photograph families. The pink flowers add a magical touch to sessions. I wish they hung around Denver longer. I am excited

Zoe is 1 :: Denver Family Photographer

We wandered the streets of RiNo for Zoe’s 1st birthday photos. I love the colorful graffiti walls RiNo has to offer. Zoe and mama’s dresses match, adorable, right? 🙂

Mountain maternity photos :: Denver maternity photographer

This family is amazing. We spent most of our Saturday together and it was so great. I love really getting to know my clients and it’s our 4th shoot together. I photographed them when they were

Spring Family photos :: Denver family photographer

Spring is right around the corner and I am so excited. I can’t wait for everything to be GREEN again. These images for the Faulkner’s really make me long for it. It’s probably my

Warren’s 6 month photos :: Denver baby photographer

When it’s cold outside and we can’t go to the park to capture the milestones then we do the session in your home. I love in home sessions. They are personal, one of a kind, and intimate.

Faya’s 6 month photos :: Denver baby photographer

They grow so fast. 6 months later and she’s a totally different baby. The rolls on her arms and legs just kill me.   Denver baby photographer

Hallie’s maternity photos :: Cherry Hills maternity photographer

I am in love with these photos. Hallie emailed saying she was inspired by Hilary-Jane’s maternity session. She ordered a flower crown from Ladybird Poppy and she found the cutest crop top to

Owen, Lyndsey, & Michael :: Denver family photographer

This is a favorite family session of mine. Owen turned 2 so we had to capture how active, fun, and sweet he is. He definitely has his mom and dad wrapped around his little finger. I can’t wait

McLeay :: Breckenridge family photographer

Ah! This little family is so perfect. We wandered through Breckenridge through the snow for some really cute family photos. Nikki and AJ had just found out they were having a baby girl and wanted to

Piper is one! :: Denver family photographer

Meet Piper and her mom and dad. Lindsay, her mama, contacted me to commemorate Piper’s first birthday. She is sassy and independent and sweet and so cute. How awesome is her little Kiss shirt?

Atlas is one!

Atlas is one! and SO cute! I love chubby baby thighs. I can’t get over how adorable they are. I’m also a big fan of the custom outfits his mama bought for the shoot. The balloons on the

Oliver is 1!

This family is one of my favorites (I might have a lot of those but let’s move past that one). Katie knows how to style her guys and herself. She asks me what I think but I always LOVE what she

Owen is 6 months old! :: Broomfield baby photographer

Owen was adorable as a newborn but now that he’s 6 months he’s just SO CUTE. And chunky! I love his rolls 🙂 I can’t wait to see how big and cute he is at 1 year.  

Chessa, Josh, & Rylynn :: Family photos

I don’t always do family photos but I do love them. I’ve photographed Chessa & Josh from their engagement, wedding, maternity, and now their growing family. They live in Ohio and

Published! and a quick hello

This site is still in the making but I’ve been photographing newborns, babies, families, and maternity photos for some time now. Have I mentioned I am 1/2 of Love•n•Joy Photography? Weddings

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