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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

Educational

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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

Educational

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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

Educational

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Shooting seniors makes my heart happy. Like REALLY happy. I wish it was something I could do all year long, but I know it’s a short summer season each year, so I try and make the most of it.   Shooting seniors starts early in the day and goes until about noon when the sun […]

Best of 2020: Seniors

January 27, 2021

Senior

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The past few weeks have been enlightening to say the least. It’s funny when something this world-changing occurs, we all start to get some perspective on what’s important, and what is meaningless in our lives. For many, COVID-19 has rocked our sense of “normalcy” and we are grasping at things that we can control and […]

Gratitude Is Everything

March 26, 2020

Personal

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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

Educational

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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

Senior

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Nothing is more exciting than having a baby. For those that had to try to have a baby (like we did), this is a session that they have longed for, sometimes for months or even years.  While they wait for the sweet little peanut to grow, the months are filled with dreaming, deciding names, and […]

Montana Mountain Maternity Session

February 8, 2020

Maternity

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“Are you a hiking kind of girl?” I asked. “I’ll have my boots ready!” she replied. I knew it would be a great fit right then and there. Winter shoots are tricky. From the weather to the outfits, it’s just ot as easy as it is any other time of year. Knowing this, a lot […]

Sunrise Winter Maternity Shoot

December 11, 2019

Maternity

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I love Thanksgiving and everything that surrounds this time of year. Gratitude. Thankfulness. Blessings. This time of year is good for the soul. I love that the weather turns cold and makes our hearts warm up. I always slow down this time of year and I am thankful for that in itself. I need it. […]

Thankfulness

November 28, 2019

Personal