Benigno Cake Smash – Luke

Benigno Cake Smash - Luke

Luke, the third boy of the Benigno family.  He was the second cake smash I have done for this family.  Mom wanted one similar to one I got with his older brother.  If you look back on Jacob’s one year, you will find a similar image to the ones below.  Mom didn’t have any preference to things she wanted for …

Photographer Family Photo Swap

Photographer Family Photo Swap

As photographers, it isn’t the easiest to schedule a time to get our own family photos done.  Not to  mention choosing a fellow professional to do the same work you do.  We are all artists and see locations differently and edit our images differently.  I am more of a posed family photographer, and Crystyn of Photography by Crystyn who I …

Friendship Community Family Portrait

Manheim Family Photographer

When I was approached to donate a family photography session to Friendship Communities Annual Fest and Auction, I didn’t hesitate.  I was looking for ways I can give back to my community and this opportunity came to me.  I unfortunately was unable to attend the 25th annual fest this year due to prior commitments, but I was happy to hear …

King Newborn Girl

King Newborn Girl

Henley’s session was based on pink, gold and gray with a woodland nursery theme.  Mom said her house was decorated more in a primitive style and Dad is a hunter.  I wanted to make sure all of their wishes were pulled into Henley’s session.  Henley’s nursery is woodland with raccoons, doe, and bears.  I purchased bear ears for her in …

Vogel Newborn Boy

Vogel Newborn Boy on gray backdrop and sleepy hat

The baby from my December maternity session has arrived! Meet Benjamin who is completing this family of four. Mom was pretty open with what she wanted her newborn session to be styled as, but did want blues. She also wanted Dad’s OCP (operational camouflage pattern) uniform used in Ben’s session. Once mom had decided on blues, I started looking for …

Vogel Maternity

Vogel Maternity Winter maternity session in December in a field

This maternity session was a gift from family members for Lisa’s birthday. What a wonderful gift to forever capture these memories of your growing family. We had to schedule around Dad’s Army weekends and the first weekend in December was scheduled. We lucked out for gorgeous mild weather for the session. It rained for most of the week and even …

Photographers are Artists

Photographers are artists newborn cinderella composite

  Photographers are artists.  Not all of us are, but most of us can be.  We do not just snap the shutter on the camera.  We are to bring out a vision.  That is why you hire us.  If you have a vision, seek out a professional who can meet your needs.  Don’t just look for a photographer who can …

Beiler Gender Reveal – It’s A…

Gender Reveal maternity couple in black and white

  Sarah contacted me searching for a photographer to take a few photos during her sister’s gender reveal.  The photographer they did book backed out the last minute. They were calling all the local photographers to find someone who was available.  I was able to be there for Ida and her husband as they found out their first baby’s gender. …