Calling All Seniors

I really dig taking senior pics and would love to hear what ideas you have to make your senior photos as YOU as possible. Are you into sports? Have a favorite car? Or pet? (I LOVE animals) What’s your favorite color? Let me know so we can create one of a kind moments during your senior session. Let’s Chat! Contact me for a rate sheet and more information.

Picking Pumpkins

I finally picked all my pumpkins! A rainy fall delayed the process a bit, and a few of my pumpkins have a little green on them but with the sun shining they will all be bright orange just in time for Halloween. It also gave me a chance to practice my self-timer settings on my camera.

 

Harvesting pumpkins is easily one of the best workouts of the year.

 

Baby Emma

Niece #4 arrived on September 22nd. Emma Ann is a healthy, happy and beautiful baby. I was so excited to get her in front of my camera. I have never taken newborn photos, so this was a totally new experience for me. It takes a village; my two sisters, Mom and I spent the afternoon working together to pose little baby Emma just right. We had a lot of laughs and were happy with the memories we made posing this sweet girl.

 

Summer Days

Every season I change my mind about which season is my favorite. In the Spring I love the Spring, in the Summer I love the Summer; you get the point. I love each season for what it brings. Summertime brings us long days with late night sunsets, fields of green and if we’re lucky beautiful rainstorms. Summer always goes by so fast, and then I look forward to fall. Here are a few of my favorite shots from all the days in between this past Summer.

pastures

cows

dog tails sticking out above beanfields

MY FIRST EXPERIENCE UNLOADING PIGS!

Rad Sunsets.

lake time

gardening

beverages, bonfires, and country gatherings

HAILEY Class of ’18

A week ago I had the opportunity to take Hailey’s Senior pics, and I had so much fun! I ended up editing into the late hours of the night after the shoot because I was so excited with the shots we got. I re-visited my editing and just finished these up! Here’s a sampler of some of my favs – enjoy!

PS – if you need senior photos taken, lemme know, I’d love to hear from you!

HAILEY – NBC CLASS OF 2018

natural sun flares in photos = ❤ ❤ ❤

Hats are so fancy, these pics make me want to book a trip to the Kentucky Derby!

 

Jag 18 Months

On Friday I got a text from my sister that said any ideas for Jagger’s 18 Month photos? As we went back and forth it was decided that an irrigation lane would be the perfect place for this little farm boy to take have his mini-photo sesh! It was a little bit hot Friday evening so naturally, we opened up a gate and let the farm boy do what farm boys do – get a little muddy.

I love doing photo shoots of little ones, esp. on their own when they personality can really shine! If you are interested in getting some photos done of your kiddos, contact me so we can chat.

Wicked Storm

Storm rolling onto farm place in Nebraska, cloudy colorful skies.

Storms are beautiful and unpredictable. There’s nothing quite like the thrill of a storm rolling in, temperatures changing, wind picking up; it’s a reminder that we are not in control. While I hate when a storm causes destruction to homes and fields, I can’t deny my love of rolling thunder and lightning strikes (and yes I love the Garth Brooks song too).

Storm rolling onto farm place in Nebraska, cloudy colorful skies.

My husband, cousin and a few of our friends were working on a project over at my parent’s shop so I went to check on the progress. All of a sudden the signs of a storm coming began and the clouds started to roll in.

Storm rolling onto farm place in Nebraska, cloudy colorful skies.

I hopped in my vehicle and sped rather quickly the 2 miles back to our house to grab my camera, and luckily caught some pretty powerful views of my parents home place when I headed back up over the hill. Luckily this storm didn’t cause much damage, and we only heard the sound of a few tiny pieces of hail hitting our windows.

 

The Good Life

Nights like these create the visual for why Nebraskans call it “The Good Life”. The sun is staying out later and more often than not we are blessed with a gorgeous sunset to end the day. It’s not a bad day when you can walk up the hill to check cows and get a view like this. I think a few more people in this world could use some nights like these. Peaceful and quiet providing the perfect place to reflect on this beautiful thing we call life.

Summer making her rounds checking that everybody is safe and sound.

The daily routine for the herd is being developed as of now they are coming into the yard about 3 times a day as far as I can tell. 7:50 AM, 1:00 PM and around 8:30 PM, so fun to see them develop these habits.

Lighting AKA: The Flash or Barry Allen. This little guy has a lot of names and I’ll save the explanation for another day.

#PLANT17

Just like every other year, #plant17 was a rushed effort to get the seed in the ground whenever an opportune moment presented itself. Cold weather and rainy days caused farmers this year to pace in their offices or drive around from field to field checking soil temps and moisture hoping they could make progress some way, some how. From what I’ve gathered people were in a similar situation all over the state – at least we didn’t get snow like our friends out West. So this year getting pictures was not easy, everybody in a hurry moving from field to field quickly, doing a trial runs here and there. But I chased down tractors when the sky took on the look of a beautiful backdrop and avoided the days filled with ghastly wind. Which really didn’t give me a lot to work with, but here they are my favorite captures from #plant17.