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Location, Location, Location! I’ll be honest…when my kids fall asleep in the car I take the opportunity to scout fun and new locations. I will also say that this is the one thing that stresses me out the most before a shoot! I’ve learned over the years to find great locations that fit my subjects, […]

Senior Week: Location Thursday!

March 24, 2022

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Light is Everything To the average eye, there is light looks pretty similar–especially to someone who doesn’t dapple in photography. But, I am here to tell you that light. is. everything. It can make or break an image, and the time of day has a lot to do with it! I always shoot during golden […]

Senior Week: Light Wednesday

March 23, 2022

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Senior Week: Style Tuesday!! If you’re like me…I need a few tips on being stylish. I wish I could say that I was born to see style and what goes together with what. Nope. This definitely doesn’t come naturally for me. However, over the years of photographing hundreds of people, I have realized that a […]

Senior Week: Style Tuesday

March 22, 2022

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So you have chosen your photographer, secured your date, picked out your outfits…but have no clue what to do with your hair and makeup! Well this blog is for you! Here are some awesome hair and makeup tips and styles! Professional Hair and Makeup Professional hair and makeup looks amazing on camera and removes all […]

Senior Week: Hair & Makeup Monday!

March 21, 2022

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Questions to Ask Before You Book Your Wedding Venue Are you excited to start planning your wedding day?! Well, keep reading! I am sharing my top 5 questions all couples should ask their venue before they book! I always tell my potential brides (especially here in Montana) their venue should be the first vendor to […]

Wedding Venues: Questions to Ask

February 16, 2022

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Entrepreneurship isn’t for the faint of heart. Creating a flower farm in Montana’s fickle seasons isn’t either. Delisa Hiel has done both. Not only has she accomplished both, she has flourished into a level that few ever experience. This branding shoot is by far, one of my favorite shoots each year. How often are you […]

Helena’s Best Flower Farm

August 26, 2020

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I secretly LOVE the “slow season”. Typically, that is from about November through February. I use this type to rest, recharge, and dream up new and exciting ideas for my little photo business. I also attend one of the largest conferences for professional photographers in Phoenix, Arizona, where I learn from the best of the best in […]

What’s New for KV Clients?!

March 8, 2020

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I have gotten a lot of questions from parents and students pertaining to, “What does your senior session include? What do I get if I choose you to take my pictures?” Well, friend…I am here to answer those questions and more!! Choosing a photographer for any occasion can be daunting. To be honest, the field […]

The KV Senior Experience

March 2, 2020

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Best Montana Wedding Venues- Helena

February 29, 2020

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Mhm. That’s me on the right. 18. Oofta. What a road ahead I have. After meeting so many 2018 and 2019 seniors this spring, it made me think about how I felt being a senior myself. This post is a letter I wish I could have told myself nearly 14 years ago when I was […]

What I Wish I Could Tell My 18-Year-Old Self…

January 30, 2020

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