Family Portraits | At the Park

This family is too fun – especially little Oliver! Mama doesn’t care for the geese, but he sure has fun feeding them. And he’s such a great big brother to little Ben. I feel honored that they continue to ask me to capture moments of their family as the kids grow.

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Family Portraits | Lake Lenexa

Last weekend I took photos of my most loyal customers at a new location to us – Lake Lenexa.! Even though the fall leaves weren’t quite at peak yet, the colors and the setting were gorgeous. And I snapped a few extras of their sweet, independent girl – who is almost three!

Check out last year’s portraits here.

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Those Crazy People in Rocky Mountain National Park

This is the third and final installment of photos from our Rocky Mountain National Park vacation. This is the one my friends will enjoy the most, and my fellow bloggers could care less about.

Check out my wildlife photos, or take a peak at my scenery shots.

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Feeding the chipmunks in Estes Park
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Brandi, Lil’ W, and Bobby at Bear Lake
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Baby K looks thrilled, doesn’t she?
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Taking a break on our six-mile Ouzel Falls hike
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Baby K having a good time with Daddy at our lunch stop
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The obligatory “thumbs up” photo before a hike
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Enjoying the serene Gem Lake
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My family near Copeland Falls

Day 362: Time to Fly South?

We’ve had unseasonably warm weather in the Midwest over the past few days; and that’s perfectly fine with me. I’m not a fan of sub-zero temperatures, ice freezing inside my windows, or dangerous road conditions. In fact, it’s so warm that these geese haven’t finished flying south yet! I got off work yesterday just in time to head to the park before the sunlight faded.

A Canadian goose comes up from a quick dip.
A Canadian goose flaps its powerful wings in the water.

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Days 278-279: Autumn at its Best

I’ve spent a lot of time admiring the changing leaves and beautiful fall colors lately. And since the trees are almost to their peak already, you may see even more of these photos from me in the next few days.

Bright orange trees are my favorite; this one is right across the street from where I live.
These gorgeous trees are changing rapidly at Riss Lake in Parkville, Mo.