Dance With KDA

I wanted to take a quick second to let you all know that Kaleidoscope Dance Academy in Bentonville, Arkansas is now enrolling for their 2017-2018 season!  My daughter took summer classes here and is continuing on this fall as well.  Ms Laine is so loving and patient with my daughter Cora (some days this is not easy as she can be quite fiery and tempestuous) and you can always tell the absolute love and joy she has for dance.  We absolutely love Laine and KDA!  Head over to their website or their Facebook page for more info!  See you at dance class!

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Walter Family

You may remember the gorgeous Walter couple from their beautiful fall wedding a couple years ago.  Recently I got to photograph them again and meet their newest little addition (who very well may be the cutest thing on the planet)!  This little family is just so sweet and I was so blessed to be able to spend some time with them!  I hope you enjoy some of my favorites below!

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Spring Family Session

This beautiful family was visiting Northwest Arkansas from Illinois and wanted to do a family session while they were here!  I had so much fun with them and their sweet girl!!  We took a walk around some of the gardens near Bentonville Square and got some gorgeous Springtime photos!  Here are some of my favorites!  I can’t wait to work with them again.

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Tea Party Minis – Spring 2017

We recently did some adorable Tea Party Mini Sessions that were just gorgeous!  These mini sessions were just lovely and perfect for Spring!  Lace, tea cups, crowns, a big teddy bear, a rocking horse, flowers, floppy hats, and pearls…. This session was just perfect!  I can’t wait to do more of these!  Check out some of my favorites below!

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Welcome Landon Dean

We are very happy to announce the birth of our third child, Landon Dean Rea!  I took this photo about 10 seconds after pushing him out and I am so in love with how it came out!  We had a birth photographer there (Amanda from Free Dove Photography – she is awesome!!) but this one just brings me to tears.  As you mommas know, this moment, the moment right after birth when you see your baby for the first time, is easily lost in the sleepless nights and hectic first days home.  I am so thankful to have been able to capture this moment from my perspective.  Huge thank you to Dr Hugh Donnell and the entire Mercy staff for helping us welcome our newest addition!  Have a Merry Christmas everyone!  I’ll be back in February.

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Christmas Minis 2016

Our Tree Farm Mini Sessions filled up so quickly, I had to do another quick set of minis last week!  I had so much fun with all of these sweet clients!  This season has been so crazy that we got Christmas trees and Fall color in the background!  Merry Christmas to all of my sweet clients and their families!

* Huge thank you to Cool Wag Doggie Daycare in Bentonville for letting us use their property to shoot on!

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2017 Christmas Tree Farm Minis

Even though I’m 9 months pregnant, I simply couldn’t resist doing more Christmas mini sessions at the gorgeous Wonderland Christmas Tree Farm in Pea Ridge, Arkansas!  I teamed up with a dear friend of mine who also does photography (just in case I went into labor before the sessions) and did a 12 hour day!  We were literally booked solid for these!  I couldn’t walk for three days (I must admit I was hoping these would throw me into labor, but no luck!) but it was so worth it!  Check out some of my favorites below and keep an eye out for next year’s date!

*You can see last year’s Tree Farm Mini Session photos here

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