We were able to bless sweet Lyla over the weekend.  We have had Dan’s whole family in town for our yearly family reunion.  It was so much fun to see everyone and have them their for her blessing.

Thanks again Joy for the beautiful headband.

Michelle Monson 

Just beautiful and perfect!

 ( Jul 24th, 2010 2:43 am)

P.s Yup, I do stock your blog!! :D You are the BEST!!

 ( Jul 23rd, 2010 5:18 am)
Lorraine Lewis 

she is precious.

 ( Jul 21st, 2010 5:39 am)
Lazy Daisy Design: Photography by Teresa Henrie 

What a little doll! They grow so fast! Love her pearls!

 ( Jul 20th, 2010 2:46 pm)
Christie Lewis 

She looks so beautiful! Love the dress. Blessing day is such a special day.

 ( Jul 19th, 2010 9:05 pm)
Michelle Kane 

She is absolutely divine!

 ( Jul 19th, 2010 6:15 pm)

So happy sweet baby Lyla had a wonderful blessing! You two have gorgeous children! What a blessing little ones are! These photos are just angelic!

 ( Jul 19th, 2010 12:56 pm)
Monica Martin 

she looks like a little porcelin doll!!! such an angelic looking photo. Love it

 ( Jul 19th, 2010 6:00 am)

Man, look at little Lyla. Gorgeous. Hope you have a wonderful blessing weekend. I hope everything is going well for you. :)

 ( Jul 19th, 2010 3:30 am)

Beautiful work! I came across your site through the Professional Photographer’s Magazine. Mind sharing where you purchased this lovely floral bean bag???


 ( Jul 19th, 2010 3:02 am)

I just love your second photo!!!!!

I have been following your blog for awhile now. Everytime i see a photos its like … Awwww :)

 ( Jul 18th, 2010 10:58 pm)

July 12th 2010
 • posted by  katie

Chesney and Paisley

These guys are some of our favorite clients.  Charity is always bringing the cutest clothes for them, and look at that adorable cake she made.  I have loved watching these cuties grow up.


someone please tell me where to buy that flower bean bag for my daughters room

 ( Jul 18th, 2010 6:34 am)

omg i have to know where the mom got the dresses in the first pic i want one so bad!

 ( Jul 18th, 2010 6:32 am)

Wow, beautiful pictures!! Love the colors!!!

 ( Jul 16th, 2010 11:14 am)

Oh wow, these are beautiful. That BW white with her in the hat is priceless, it’s just amazing!!

 ( Jul 14th, 2010 10:19 am)
Ann Easterling 

ohhh Katie, so beautiful!! your work is phenom! I have to ask too, do you know where she got that colorful petti?

 ( Jul 14th, 2010 4:35 am)
Becky Royce 

That cake is adorable! Where is it from?

 ( Jul 13th, 2010 6:56 pm)

Adorable! Love the MJ, and I have to know where that pettiskirt came from! Pretty please :)

 ( Jul 13th, 2010 7:40 am)
Michelle Kane 

oh, they are darling! they do have the sweetest duds and that cake looks pretty amazing as well!

 ( Jul 12th, 2010 8:41 pm)
Joy Stallard 

Darling girls, styling, and precious cake! Lovely shoot! Like the new logo! And where did she get that petti in the last photo? I love all of those colors together!

 ( Jul 12th, 2010 3:16 pm)
Kim Loewen 

great pictures! and love that cake!!

 ( Jul 12th, 2010 1:51 pm)
Michelle Monson 

What beautiful girls…just beautiful! The cake is adorable!

 ( Jul 12th, 2010 1:09 pm)
crave Photography 

So beautiful!

 ( Jul 12th, 2010 7:36 am)

These are so very cute- I can hardly stand it!!! Good job Katie!

 ( Jul 12th, 2010 5:31 am)

July 8th 2010
 • posted by  katie

Lyla Rebecca

Another beautiful little baby girl.  She was such an awesome sleeper.  She seriously slept through everything.


send me an email and we can sell them. they are $400

 ( Aug 8th, 2010 5:59 am)

Is this beanbag available to purchase yet? Is there any way you can let me know the website again? Love it LOVE IT!!

 ( Aug 7th, 2010 7:42 am)

Is this beanbag available to purchase yet? Is there anyway you can let me know the website again? LOVE IT LOVE IT!

 ( Aug 7th, 2010 7:40 am)
Revenda Bierley Carlisle Pa Newborn Photographer 

I love your use of props. She is such a lovely baby!

 ( Aug 1st, 2010 9:45 pm)

WOW!! Absolutely LOVE the 3rd picture!!! Father and daugther <3

 ( Jul 16th, 2010 11:16 am)

I too need to know where you found that flower bean bag – it would be perfect for my little girls room and so much fun! Beautiful images as always.

 ( Jul 12th, 2010 10:29 pm)

I am in LOVE!!! These are incredible! Where did you get that awesome flower ball/beanbag? It would be adorable in my girls room! Also~ What is that in the bottome picture? A blanket? I love it!

 ( Jul 12th, 2010 5:41 pm)

Adorable! Love your work.

 ( Jul 11th, 2010 10:01 pm)
Joy Stallard 

The tutu photo is my favorite! It kills me! Fabulous work!

 ( Jul 11th, 2010 2:38 pm)

Your work is beyond words. No surprises you have been spotted for a magazine. I dream of being as good as you one day. Keep the inspiration coming, you’re amazing:)

 ( Jul 9th, 2010 4:10 pm)

Wow her hair is the cutest thing everrrrrr! Sweet job.

 ( Jul 9th, 2010 5:25 am)

Beautiful in every way!

 ( Jul 9th, 2010 3:00 am)

You did a wonderful job photographing my little niece! I love all these pictures, but the pearl ones are my favorite.

 ( Jul 8th, 2010 4:24 pm)

So completely precious! I love the first one and the outdoor one. They are all beautiful.

 ( Jul 8th, 2010 2:25 pm)

It’s beautiful to open your posts, your work is amazing.

 ( Jul 8th, 2010 8:44 am)
Lorraine Lewis 

all so beautiful- congratulations on your magazine article.

 ( Jul 8th, 2010 3:55 am)

July 1st 2010
 • posted by  katie

Professional Photographer Magazine – July issue!

So this is pretty cool.  Professional Photographer Magazine contacted us a few weeks ago and asked us if we would like to be in the July issue. We have subscribed to this magazine for years. It is so cool to be in it.  Check it out!


Thanks so much for everyone’s kind workds!

 ( Jul 22nd, 2010 6:11 am)
Brittany Stover 

I just got my July issue of this mag and saw your pics in it. They are all amazing. This is so super exciting. Congratulations. You deserve it. Your work is so beautiful.

 ( Jul 19th, 2010 2:57 pm)
Rebekah Westover 

Congrats Katie and Dan!! That is awesome and well deserved!!!!

 ( Jul 9th, 2010 3:11 pm)

Your work is truly extraordinary! I saw it first for Snazziedrawers. :) Such beautiful atmosphere and adorable fashions.

 ( Jul 8th, 2010 6:02 am)

I TOLD you that you are famous! XOXOX Love you guys!

 ( Jul 6th, 2010 2:49 am)

Sooo awesome! Your work is amazing and I bet there will be more of these to come!!!

 ( Jul 5th, 2010 1:03 pm)

CONGRATS!!!! You both are so amazing and so talented!

 ( Jul 5th, 2010 1:12 am)
Michelle Kane 

Well deserved! Congrats on the feature!

 ( Jul 4th, 2010 5:16 pm)

Congrats, that is so neat! You deserve it fo rsure. I have been following your work for a few years, and it really is amazing. I will have to figure out how I can fly out there from Seattle when I have my next baby :)

 ( Jul 4th, 2010 4:44 am)
Kristen Thompson 

It’s about time!!! So well deserved-congrats! I can’t wait to get my copy in the mail–I’m so excited for you! Again, your girls are s-t-u-n-n-i-n-g!!

 ( Jul 3rd, 2010 8:51 pm)
angie monson 

seriously so amazing! I am so proud of you guys! Such hard work all the time and it pays off:) Also, loved the text:)

 ( Jul 3rd, 2010 6:43 pm)
Becky Katoa 

That is so cool!!! Your pictures are amazing and your kids are adorable! Congrats!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 11:00 pm)
Becky Katoa 

wow! That is really cool! Your pictures are fabulous and your kids are adorable!!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 11:00 pm)
Monica Martin 

That’s so cool –you have lots to be proud of!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 10:07 pm)

Congrats Kate!
I’ve been following your wonderful work on Joy’s site Snazziedrawers.etsy.com. That is great news how wonderful :) I wish you the best! Sally

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 4:16 pm)
Beth Strong 

Kate, I am so thrilled for you! Your work is amazing and so deserving of recognition! It is wonderful to see all your hard work pay off..CONGRATS!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 3:21 pm)
Papa Jon Photography 

Congrats on your success your photo are the best I ever seen.

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 3:21 pm)
Papa Jon Photography 

I’m very happy for you I bow to all your success you do take great photographs. GOOD LUCK !!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 3:18 pm)
Joy Stallard 

I am so thrilled to pieces for you! You are 100% deserving! My heart is just racing for your success! How wonderful to have your sweet girls in there too. Does it get any better than that?

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 2:02 pm)
Amy Columbus 

Awesome! Congratulations!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 1:42 pm)
Elizabeth Telford 

WOW! Congrats… much deserved. Not surprised a wink;)

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 5:56 am)
Nataly Harris 

Hi! I haven’t met you yet, but I just had to congratulate you guys on your accomplishment! I admire your work tremendously! Someday I will be brave enough to attach my URL to my future comments…but I’m sooo far from where I would like to be skills-wise…so until then, just know that I’m grateful or your inspiration and such great inspiration could only come from truly great individuals.

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 4:36 am)
Laura Polen 

Congratulations! How fantastic!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 2:22 am)
kyla hornberger 

YAY! Where can I get a copy????? I am so excited for you!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 12:51 am)
Cortnie Bigelow 

Congrats!!! I show your work to all of my friends here in California!! You really are so amazing!!! Your bike shot is HANDS DOWN one of my most favorite shots EVER!!!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 12:00 am)
Ann Easterling 

woohoo!!! Go Katie!!! it occured to me as much stalking as i do to your blog, i should comment!!!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 11:27 pm)
Kim Loewen 

Congrats!! That’s really exciting…your work is fabulous!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 11:08 pm)
crave Photography 

That is way cool!!!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 10:27 pm)

That’s so awesome! I subscribe too so I’ll definitely be checking it out!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 10:02 pm)
Amy Earle 

Congratulations! I’m not surprised… I LOVE your work! You are an inspiration to me!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 9:03 pm)

wow that is so awesome! i am so excited for you guys! you deserve it you are truly amazing at what you do!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 7:11 pm)
Michelle Monson 

Congratulations! Love the photos chosen for the magazine!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 6:51 pm)

I am SO happy for you to finally be recognized for your amazing work!!! I can’t wait to get mine in the mail!!!!! Totally saving that issue! :) Congrats!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 6:19 pm)

CONGRAT’S!!! That is so amazing! You guys are awesome! Can’t wait to get my issue in the mail.

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 5:53 pm)
Melissa Richards 

That is so cool!!!!! Congratulations!! What amazing talent you have. You took pictures again for my sister Julie of her 3rd newborn/first girl two months ago and they were fabulous.

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 5:21 pm)

SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO exciting! Although not surprising at all, you guys deserve some recognition for your amazing talent! And the bike shot of Lyla is the cutest thing EVER created. EVER.

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 5:12 pm)
Lazy Daisy Design: Photography by Teresa Henrie 

Congrats guys!! That is so cool! I can’t wait to get my issue!! Will you autograph it?? :C)

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 4:58 pm)
Becky Jeide 

Congratulations Katie! That is so awesome! We get a lot of photography magazines at my house at that one is by far my favorite one to read. I love the picture of your girls wearing their Matilda Jane Clothing! You’ll for sure have to share this with Denise!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 4:56 pm)

July 1st 2010
 • posted by  katie

dolly up

We are loving this company from AU that we are shooting for.  She has the most amazing vintage clothes.  Check her out.  www.dollyup.com.au


omg can someone please tell me where there outfits are from i want some for my daughter!

 ( Jul 18th, 2010 6:28 am)

These are beautiful!

 ( Jul 13th, 2010 3:57 am)
Joy Stallard 

I LOVE these clothes especially the shorts! Got to have them for my girls!

 ( Jul 7th, 2010 9:43 am)

These shots are absolutely stunning! Just gorgeous.

 ( Jul 6th, 2010 5:06 pm)
katie hatch 

Your girls are BEAUTIFUL! Love your photos as always-and CONGRATS on the magazine!

 ( Jul 6th, 2010 4:43 am)

you girls are seriously so beautiful! I love these…freaking adorable!

 ( Jul 5th, 2010 1:11 am)
Monica Martin 

oh my gosh, so beautiful!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 10:08 pm)

That first shot is killing me…it’s so beautiful!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 8:27 pm)

Ohhhh WOW!! Your girls are gorgeous!! You need to build an addition on to your house, like a museum to display all of these AMAZING AMAZING images!! I know you can’t have too much wall space…no matter how BIG your house may be!! LOL :)
Congratulations on the magazine!! WELL DESERVED and long overdue!! Beautiful!!!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 1:28 pm)
Jennifer Slivka 

Love them all!! Your kids are adorable…perfect little models for those clothes. Location is awesome too!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 1:01 pm)

Awesome!! thats so neat how you can shoot your kids, they are too cute!!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 12:02 am)
Cortnie Bigelow 

Okay, There aren’t enough words to say just how sweet and cute these photos are!!!! Katie, your girls are so so so beautiful!!!! These are SOOO cute!!! I am SO glad I have a GIRL right now in this very moment!!! AAHH!! Thank you for sharing these!!!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 11:57 pm)

HOLY COW!!!! Gorgeous as Always!!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 9:16 pm)

ok, your girls are gorgeous! and so photogenic!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 7:12 pm)
Michelle Monson 

What adorable stuff! Love your photos…beautiful girls, captures and locations!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 6:52 pm)

Your girls are WAY TOO CUTE! Great shots! Awesome clothes!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 5:54 pm)
Melissa Richards 

Holy smokes….I want to shrink and be your daughter. :)

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 5:22 pm)

July 1st 2010
 • posted by  katie


Michelle Monson 

What beautiful children! The one of big sis kissing the baby…LOVE IT!

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 6:53 pm)

June 27th 2010
 • posted by  katie


Sweet Amber flew her cute little 2 year old Jaynie out from Florida,  just to get her pictures taken.  That really means a lot to me I hope we got some cute ones for you:)


pepperlu is a new prop company that has asked us to photograph some of their products. We will upload the link when the sight is up.

 ( Jul 8th, 2010 3:16 am)
jennifer goodman 

These are wonderful. What is pepperlu?

 ( Jul 5th, 2010 6:16 am)
Tiffany Newton 

just wondering what kind of fabric the roses are on the beanbag. i would like to make one for my new baby girl’s room. btw, you are an amazing photographer. everything is so bright and fresh!

 ( Jul 2nd, 2010 4:25 am)
Susan Eardley 

your work is amazing – i love looking at your blog.

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 7:44 pm)

Yes I got the beanbag through pepperlu

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 4:56 am)
Amanda Smith 

Im not sure if my last comment went thru! Your images are breathtaking as is the little girl! Love them all. Can I ask where you get your backdrops? Or is it fabric- what designer?

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 2:56 am)
Amanda Smith 

Breathtaking- your work is always amazing! Can I ask where/what you get for these wonderful backdrops?

 ( Jul 1st, 2010 2:54 am)
Erin Langstraat 

Gorgeous pictures and gorgeous girl! Your work never ceases to amaze me! I would fly my girls from far away too just to have you take their pictures!

 ( Jun 28th, 2010 7:45 pm)
Joy Stallard 

I love her curls and her sweet sense of wonder. The first black and white is just priceless!

 ( Jun 28th, 2010 6:12 pm)
Natalie Knabe 

LOOOOVE These!! Do you mind sharing where you got that awesome floral chair/beanbag? Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us!! Nat

 ( Jun 28th, 2010 4:20 am)

Oh my goodness, she is seriously THEE cutest little gal ever! All of her pics turned out fabulous! Good work :)

 ( Jun 28th, 2010 3:40 am)
Laura Polen 

She is one of the most beautiful little girls I’ve ever seen! You did a great job!

 ( Jun 27th, 2010 8:41 pm)
Ann Easterling 

Katie, you never cease to amaze me!! this is BEAUTIFUL!!
Mom will sure be pleased!!

 ( Jun 27th, 2010 4:44 pm)
Michelle Monson 

She is beautiful! Love them all!

 ( Jun 27th, 2010 2:18 pm)

June 25th 2010
 • posted by  katie



Thanks for your kind words, that really means a lot!

 ( Jun 27th, 2010 4:37 am)
Justine Wiedrich: North Dakota Photographer 

Just ordorable! You do great work.

 ( Jun 27th, 2010 1:45 am)
Jennifer Barnes 

All of these are stunning as usual. I too love the one with Dad’s hands. Priceless.

 ( Jun 26th, 2010 1:44 am)

I have been following your blog for quite some time & just have to say you are AMAZING! Your newborn shots are fabulous & I love your props! I’m a huge fan, thanks for all your inspiration!

 ( Jun 25th, 2010 7:59 pm)
Michelle Monson 

He is so precious! Beautiful captures!

 ( Jun 25th, 2010 6:35 pm)

I love the shot with daddy’s hands.

 ( Jun 25th, 2010 2:52 pm)

Beautiful work, these are adorable!

 ( Jun 25th, 2010 1:55 pm)

June 18th 2010
 • posted by  katie


This is my cute friends new little guy.  Isn’t he precious!  He seriously held this position for a minute!

You can buy these cute accessories from: http://www.etsy.com/shop/polkadotposh

angie monson 

Oh I love that first one! I am going to have a baby just so you and Skye can go wild with it!

 ( Jun 21st, 2010 3:52 am)
Lorraine Lewis 

that s the sweetest baby smile ever :-)

 ( Jun 19th, 2010 9:36 pm)

I am not kidding when I say I am considering adding a few more kids to the five I already have so I can have some newborn pictures like these. Maybe some of your clients will just let me use there pictures and I can say they are my kids. That would be easier than having a few more. A lot less expensive too. ;) You have some serious talent!

 ( Jun 19th, 2010 8:56 pm)

Hello there! Your photos are amazing! So beautiful! Question: While looking at your “display ideas”, I saw your daughter’s cute bedroom and I love the scallop trim! So cute! Can you please share where you found it? I would love to know! Thanks!

 ( Jun 19th, 2010 2:15 am)
Michelle Monson 

Oh he is just precious! Love that first one…so sweet!

 ( Jun 18th, 2010 2:21 pm)
Joy Stallard 

Oh my oh my he is an angel. The first photo is simply irrestible!

 ( Jun 18th, 2010 2:03 pm)
Cassi Ence 

Thank you so much Katie for more wonderful photos. These are amazing!

 ( Jun 18th, 2010 7:36 am)

June 14th 2010
 • posted by  katie

Sloan Violet

These guys are some of my favorite clients.  They are so nice and came all the way from New Mexico to get their new little one’s pictures.
I’m glad she was so good for the shoot.  Isn’t she so precious!


I agree Karina. Those rugs are just the cutest. I really wish I knew where to find one. Then again, the babies are just gorgeous.

 ( Jul 8th, 2010 1:04 am)
amanda o. 

may i ask where you got that amazing hat from? so, so cute! gorgeous work! {can’t wait to get my professional photog mag in the mail!}

 ( Jul 5th, 2010 4:54 am)

I LOVE your work, you are so amazing with these little babies!!! Im obsessed! :) If you ever decide to do a owrkshop please let me know :) I was wondering if you would mind sharing where you get those adorable rag rugs or blankets, not sure what they are in the pink and white???

 ( Jun 18th, 2010 2:51 pm)

The mom brought it. Here is the link. I just bought some so I can cover that chair with it. I love the fabric!

 ( Jun 18th, 2010 5:18 am)

These are lovely! What a gorgeous baby!

 ( Jun 15th, 2010 3:14 pm)

Oh my! These are just STUNNING. Love all the variety you got too.

 ( Jun 15th, 2010 12:57 pm)
Katelyn Anderson 

Oh my gosh!!! This little baby girl is to-die-for, seriously the most gorgeous thing I’ve ever seen.

 ( Jun 15th, 2010 4:27 am)
Bonnie Loewen 

wow i love the first photo!!! Where did you get the fabric to upholster the stool?

 ( Jun 14th, 2010 11:26 pm)
Michelle Monson 

Beautiful baby and captures! I love the shot with mom and baby…gorgeous!

 ( Jun 14th, 2010 7:57 pm)

Good grief woman, YOU ROCK! I LOVE LOVE LOVE THEM! Can’t wait to blow em’ up big and get them on my wall!

Thanks again!

 ( Jun 14th, 2010 4:40 pm)

Gorgeous!! Love the wide awake shot the best. All swaddled and happy!

 ( Jun 14th, 2010 12:22 pm)