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Outdoor Family Photography – Overland Park Kansas

What a lovely family with such sweet and well-behaved boys. This was our second session together, and it was so much fun! We lucked out with a beautiful evening with lots of sunshine and fall tones. This family was styled by Melanie Soltz Photography. Mom and I met a few weeks before the session for […]

December 31, 2021

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studio maternity photography kansas city | baby d

My Baby’s First Year Membership clients are so special. Documenting this chapter in life is an honor and privilege that I think about often. To be let in on these intimate and sacred moments waiting on baby’s arrival, the first photos after baby is born, and all of the sweet milestones during the first year… […]

December 29, 2021

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kansas city timeless newborn photography – charlie

What a special session and baby! I had the best time chatting with this family and baby Charlie was a perfect peanut. They were sent my way from a past client, which is always my favorite way to meet people. I am so glad that they now have timeless images of their family to share […]

December 25, 2021

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maternity and newborn photography package – kansas city

My Baby’s First Year Membership families have my heart! It is so special to photograph both maternity and newborn sessions for my clients, allowing them to have a stress-free photography experience AND providing beautiful and cohesive images for a gallery wall or album. The family was styled by my client wardrobe for both sessions, and […]

November 23, 2021

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Family Newborn Photography – Kansas City Newborn Photographer

I am just in love with this session! This family drove over 2 hours for me to photograph both their maternity and newborn photos at my Kansas City newborn photography studio, and it is such an honor. Baby was sleepy and happy, and big sister did an awesome job. They have so much beautiful variety […]

October 20, 2021

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Outdoor Family Photos in Kansas City | KC Family Photographer

I can’t handle the sweet snuggles between this fam! The last time I saw them was for big sister’s first birthday session, and now we documented little sister’s first birthday together. What a beautiful family this is. So much love! The entire family was styled by the Melanie Soltz Photography client wardrobe. All they had […]

October 15, 2021

sunset family photography in kansas city


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3 tips for creating natural and joyful family photos

Let me set the scene: you research photographers and book family photos. You spend time and energy coordinating the date, planning/buying outfits, and scheduling hair and makeup. The day of the shoot arrives. You rally the fam, schedule nap times around the session time, prep for the shoot, get everyone dressed and ready, arrive at […]

October 3, 2021

tips for joyful family photos

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Joyful Newborn Session With A Toddler Sibling

Newborn sessions are absolutely my favorite genre to photograph – and can you blame me?! This sweet baby and his big sister were a dream (mom and dad too, of course!). I know a common fear with parents is how their older kiddos will cooperate at a photo session, but I have alllll of the […]

October 2, 2021

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Creating Heirloom Art from your Memories – Kansas City Newborn Photographer

Why is it that we go through the trouble to find a photographer, book and pay for a session, choose outfits, prep for and shoot the photos, ONLY to let them live on our computer/phone? What happened to the art of printing your photos and creating a tangible legacy for future generations to treasure? Find […]

August 26, 2021

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One Year Milestone Cake Smash – Kansas City Photography

What a FUN milestone session this was! Theo just turned one and we celebrated with a beautiful family session in the studio that ended with a cake smash. Little guy loved the cake and was just as happy as can be! We had fun capturing beautiful memories and including mom and dad in the photos, […]

August 25, 2021

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