Hello, Defy world!

We’ve missed you but life got in the way these past few years, including some trash!
And then we rode the roller coaster of life backwards this past year!
But we are back on track and ready to ride!

Check back often this new year because we look forward to sharing all the joy we’ve been capturing between life’s crazy moments these past few years. And we are so excited to continue sharing our work with old and new clients a like. We are now located in St. Louis, Missouri, and would love to capture the city with you as our wonderful models!

Capturing year after year

This spring we photographed 2 young sisters for their annual birthday photos. Often after we hit the 1 year milestone, the photos dwindle away and we get busy with life and keeping up with our active little people. I know personally for our family we try to get at least one annual family photo to acknowledge growth and change. Working with these two sisters for their annual photos was very special to see how their personalities are developing and growing with time. One soft, gentle spirit and the other very adventurous and active! Happy birthdays to these sweet little ones!

  

My little models

As a photographer, we often photograph everyone but our own little ones as we use our down time with family as a break from our work. But we should still be mindful to capture the light and love in our own families! I took the opportunity this past spring to capture some goofy, sweet, and serious faces of my two little models. I love them so much! Even when they decided they didn’t want to take a photo together.

    

A book themed birthday party!

Possibly one of the cutest themes we’ve seen, we were invited to capture a special little girls book themed 1st birthday party! From the fabulous little caterpillar cake to the guest book being a children’s book, just about every character you would think of was included. And this darling little model was such an angel with her guests. From parents, to daycare teachers to mommy’s friends, she posed and smiled for us all afternoon. We would love to capture this wonderful milestone with you and your little tyke!

Maternity photo session

“A boy and a girl sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G! First comes love, then comes marriage. Then comes a baby in the baby carriage!” A year ago these new parents graciously included me in an hour of sweet joy as they prepared for parenthood. Now as they prepared for their baby’s 1st birthday, I know they have been filled with love for that little girl to the moon and back since day one!

   

 

Photos for your business website or advertising

We loving capturing people in all aspects of life, including their work element. Here we’ve teamed up with Fit and Balanced Mom owner and instructor, Kim McIntosh. She runs a mommy and me Pilates series in the West Hartford and Glastonbury areas. She often brings her son with her to class and he loves to help demonstrate the Pilates moves. McIntosh reached out to us when she was looking for new images for her website, Facebook page and advertisements. Check out her pages! A new workout series is about to begin!

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Newborn baby sailor boat blues

This lovable snuggle bug was surrounded by his big sister, mommy and daddy on this cold winter day last year! We had such joy photographing him for his first session. He already had stolen mommy and daddy hearts completely in just a short time since being born. Happy 1st birthday to this handsome little fellow! big sisterbaby facesbaby boy blues blue baby basket daddy and me just mommy and me newborn baby boy sailor baby boat snuggle baby