Blair Foster Socks Locks for Love Event

What a fantastic day today as over 50 gals donated hair to Locks of Love in honor of Blair’s 13th Birthday. Thank you everyone, I had a wonderful day hearing your stories and taking your images. And a very Thank You to the Gals of Salon Allure in Lees Summit, wonderful job ladies loving on each and every client as you cut there hair. Made me so proud to see all these happy faces participate in such a wonderful cause.Read more

Cold Winter Walk With Joel And Heidi

So much expression in these little eye’s. Zoooooommmmmmmmmmmm! Heidi getting a little off road riding in. Playing with some reflection. Time to head home, Heidi still had energy to burn but Joel and I had enough, it was only 23 degree’s! Joel, Heidi and Cooper.Read more

Memorial Day

Stories are all around us, but the fact is not many of us slow down enough and look around, taking a few minutes from our busy lives to think about what we see each day. Such is the case for today’s blog. The family gets together on Memorial Day and we visit Grandma and Grandpa, like many families we gather our flowers, cards and other gifts we want to leave and head out to visit the ones we’ve lost. EveryRead more

Blair’s Foster Socks 2012 Charity Event

I had the opportunity to meet Blair’s mom, Michele Shanahan-DeMoss, not long ago and knew immediate I wanted to help capture images for the first annual Blair’s Foster Socks event held at the Historic Van Noy Masion located in Swope Park. How wonderful to see her pick up and carry on her daughter’s dream. Please take a few moments to visit Blair’s website, read her story, and help by making a donation to supports the cause. You’ll be glad youRead more

I love my clients!

Strong statement, maybe, but clients can make you feel so good about yourself, your work, and the products you create for them. Alexis and her mom, Gina, are no exception. This week I sent out a text and quick post on facebook with a single image announcing Alexis’ senior book had arrived. Within a few minutes I got two very excited response, “Can we pick it up now?” Once Alexis saw her book, she was beyond excited. I’d never seenRead more

Carrie & Chris | 2012 Kansas City Wedding

Wow what a fantastic day we had. After the previous days storms we had nothing but sunshine. We spent most of the day in the Westport area, the wedding and reception was held at The One and Only Californos. I just love spending time with this couple, it couldn’t have been more fun and stress free. Having met Ruth, Carries mom and a few other family members it like a day with old friends. Thank you guys for inviting meRead more

Alexis – 2012 Blue Springs Senior

Meet 2012 Senior Alexis. I had the pleasure of photographing her, her mom Gina joined us and also helped with the lighting. There was lot’s of laughter and joking around. Now if only the weather could have been a few degree’s warmer 😉 Things I learned, her favorite store is the Buckle She loves baseball! If she could travel she loved to visit Italy because both sides of my family are from Sicily. She has a crush on Scotty McCreery!Read more

Valentine’s Day Mini Sessions Are Here!

What: Session fee is $250 for 30 minutes, includes up to 20 High Resolution Images in a CD with print release to reproduce the images as many times as you like. Also includes 3 pictures with my logo for your Facebook page (not suitable for printing) Where? Location of your choice. When? Starting January 16th thru February 7th. Referral Credits: For each friend of yours who books a full session with me during 2012 you will receive a $50 creditRead more

2011 Christmas with Family

This year we went to our nephew Aaron Derington’s home for Christmas dinner. It’s so nice getting together with family. We celebrated with great food, lots of laughter and the telling of some wonderful stories, followed by a few festive games. Before settling in for a few games, Aaron’s wife, Susie, brought out Chinese lanterns. The kids had a fantastic time launching them into the cold night’s air. We all watched until they disappeared into the horizon. Merry Christmas everyone!Read more

Giving Back Through The Lens – A 2011 Charity event

Giving Back Through The Lens (GBTTL) is dedicated to helping renew the self-esteem and dignity of those living at or below the poverty level. We do this by providing no-cost portrait sessions through community events throughout the year. This year I join Nathan Choate event for a very fun and satisfying day. There is nothing better then seeing the smiles on the faces of these beautiful kids when they get to see there images, not to mention the parents. AlsoRead more