Extended family photo session near an aspen grove in the Black Hills, outside of Rapid City, SD

Oh, sweet friends! This session was an absolute dream spent with the incredible Snyder family amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Black Hills. Their property, nestled near the enchanting Mickelson trail, set the perfect backdrop for our unforgettable evening together. We adventured far and wide, seeking out those picture-perfect views that make my heart sing. […]

July 21, 2023

When I think of a perfect evening in the Black Hills, I think of the evening I spent with the Johnson family overlooking Pactola, just west of Rapid City. We spent an hour and a half playing, snuggling, and enjoying each other’s company.

July 20, 2023

Expecting soon? I’d love to document this important time in your life. Drop me a line to book your session.

May 31, 2023

three toddlers at carnival at Central States Fair in Rapid City, SD

My best tips to make sure your session is smooth sailing! Prepping your kids for a photo session is all about setting the stage for a successful and enjoyable experience. By communicating, setting expectations, choosing the right time, and prioritizing comfort, you can help your littles feel at ease and ready to shine in front […]

May 25, 2023

Black Hills Extended family candid group photo

The Black Hills are often a gathering place for family reunions, and this year, it seems we’re a popular destination. I love photographing extended family photo sessions because there are so many opportunities to document meaningful memories, and I think it’s so important to have these photos when your family is gathered. Let me guide […]

May 17, 2023

Three boys standing on a formation in Badlands National Park

I love my weekly commutes to Badlands National Park. Badlands National Park is an incredible destination for families with kids of all ages. The park, located in western South Dakota, boasts a unique landscape of towering spires, deep canyons, and colorful rock formations that will leave your little ones in awe. Here are some tips […]

May 10, 2023

On the last day of the year, the O’Connor family gathered at Horsethief Lake for family photos. Despite the cold temperatures, we were able to make some really beautiful and fun photos of the family interacting together. I especially love all of the girls in their Patagonia down jackets, and the individual portraits we made […]

April 24, 2023