A Cold Morning Photo Shoot Full of Love and Smiles

The Gardner family was one of my Model Call winners! And let me tell you, I could not have been more happy with this choice! As cold as it was on their session date, little Lillian (not even 2 years old) was ALL smiles! She is such a bright light and brings so much joy to her mommy and daddy. It was very obvious in the short time we spent together that they are a family full of love.

I know they are very busy people who work hard, are devoted church-goers and later I found out they also have many talents, including music (Kimberly has a beautiful voice!) and art. I have no doubt their daughter will grow up to be a talented, loving, respectful young lady. She’s already well on her way! Check out some of my favorite shots from their chilly morning photo shoot at Vander Veer Park in Davenport, Iowa.

The Bitner's Backyard Family Session

So I have to laugh a little because every time I type “Bitner” it auto-corrects to “Bitter.” And that is soooo far from how I would ever describe this sweet family of 3! I remember photographing this father and son duo for Father’s Day mini sessions I did one of my first years in business. They were some of my favorite photos I had taken at the time! And I have to say, once again, they did not disappoint. I absolutely loved the hour I spent at their family home, in their beautiful yard. They are some of the most warm and welcoming people you’d ever meet. And mom and dad have mastered this parenting thing because Trevor is such a kind-hearted, responsible and respectful young man. I could go on and on, seriously, I can’t say enough good things about them!