Category Archives: Family

“Gum Store” & Mother’s Day

My buddy Sam, age 7, created his very own vending machine out of a box today.  He wrote “gum store” on the front.  It’s absolutely brilliant. It’s just big enough for him to sit behind.  There’s a slot for money, and a slot through which little hands (with red marker-smudged fingertips) dispense your purchase.  If […]

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Freestone Family Reunion

You know it’s going to be a great photoshoot when the directions include the phrase “Where the pavement ends and the gravel dirt road begins, turn right….” I was honored when the Freestones invited me out to their farm to take some images at their family reunion.  You’ve seen part of this family, Isaac and […]

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Forgetting Time | The Woods Family

There was never a more perfect day for a photoshoot.  Sunny and unseasonably warm, the park was crowded with families and couples lounging on the grass and tossing Frisbees, with the smell of Kansas City barbeque wafting from the parking lot.  Geese wandered along the pond, pecking and feasting upon bread and scattered remnants of […]

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Spring, Smiles, & Families

With gorgeous spring weather upon us, I’m always happy to get back to doing family shoots.  Although the wintertime is perhaps my favorite season to shoot in – with its unusual landscapes, barren treelines, moody greys, and lush browns – few parents want to bundle up the kids and brave the wind.  I understand.  But […]

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Your Own Story | New Life Album

Each family has their own comfortable ways of living every day – the routines, the habits, the battles, the giggles.  Each time the family grows, those ways shift and stretch and form anew.  And that process makes a beautiful story. Here is an album I created with the Freestone family.  It combines the crafted images […]

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