Family: Schmittgens Family

Such a pleasure to photograph the Schmittgens family this weekend on their annual trip to the Lake of the Ozarks. Daughter Jessica contacted me about a month ago and wanted to schedule family photos for their extended family, as well as a cake smash for her almost 1 year old son.

This family is a relaxed, tight-knit group and they are such a joy to be around! It was wonderful to update family photos for the Schmittgens and document this family’s newest addition.

Wedding: Brant + Alison

I just love love, y'all. Can you feel it between these two?! I first met Brant & Alison at the Lake of the Ozarks Wedding Association Expo in March of this year, held at the Lodge of Four Seasons. They were looking for a photographer for their upcoming wedding in August.

Since meeting them in March, life has been crazy for these two and their blended family. Plans changed and they opted for a small court house wedding. But they didn’t want to miss out on photographing this special time in their lives as husband & wife. So we scheduled a wedding session, complete with their two children, and set out to create photographs that they can treasure for years to come.

Enjoy a few of my favorites!

Maternity: Spradling family

Silliness + laughter + love = the Spradling family. Mom Megan was one of my first friends at the Lake. We bonded over a mutual love of the Chiefs, all things Disney, and being boy moms. It's such a privilege to take her family's maternity photos before they become a family of four.

The weather could not have been more perfect in January for maternity photos with this sweet family. I cannot wait to meet your newest addition. Congratulations Spradlings!