Hey y'all!  I'm so happy you stopped by my website - I hope you have enjoyed scrolling through the galleries & getting a little taste of what I do...& what I love. Photography is obviously a huge passion of mine - I may actually be happiest when I've got a camera in my hand capturing life as I see it.   But this is the part of my site that I get to share about the girl behind the camera.

St. Louis Wedding, Portrait, & Lifestyle Photographer //

I am the 4th of 5 kids & I LOVE my big, loud, outgoing, sweet, fun family.  They are my support team & I couldn't imagine life without them.

God has blessed me with an incredibly sweet, loving, smart, handsome, confident husband - everyday I am happy to call him mine! John Paul & I actually went to high school together, re-connected through church about 10 years later & fell in love...pretty cool how things work out.  I can't wait to see all of the amazing things God has in store for us & our future together.  We have a Mini Aussie, Stanley - he's so smart & cute - he fits right in.  :) 

I've heard people describe me as friendly, outgoing, loud, & eclectic...I think that sums me up pretty well. haha  If enthusiasm was a love language, I'm pretty sure it would sit high up on my list next to quality time & gifts.  I'm a girl that loves expression!  I openly show my passion & excitement when I work - which is full of life, love, tenderness, tears, laughter, stolen kisses, group hugs, giggling children, growing families, & the uniqueness of every beautiful person I get to work with.  I love sharing exciting & very special moments in the lives of my clients - capturing them in the capsule of a photograph for all time.

Simply put, I love LOVE!!  I love watching how God orchestrates our lives so beautifully & that I get to not only see it in my life, but in the lives of every love story I've had the honor of capturing.  Without God's love & grace I don't know where I'd be today.  Taking Him at His word is the most empowering & inspiring thing I've ever experienced - He is always faithful & I love putting my trust in Him.  He is at the core of me & the strength I have comes straight from the joy he has placed in my heart.

So, that's me in a nutshell - I hope it was tasty.  Now that you know a little more about the girl behind the camera - feel free to say hello!  I'd love to to get to know you & maybe even help you tell a part of your beautiful life story too!

lots of love,

 my growing family as of summer 2013.

my growing family as of summer 2013.

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mini ausie #StanleyGuse
 this is one of my favorites from our beautiful wedding day.

this is one of my favorites from our beautiful wedding day.