Nebraska family photographer

I started to get to know this clan of crazy kids last year around this time and even though they’ve done some serious growing up, one thing remains the same. ENERGY! Holy cow have these kids have energy and spirit. Energy is not a bad thing. I would rather chase this guy around all day long as long as he’s having fun. Not sure if they were going for ninjas or what. Either way, I like it. 
Love this black & white.

So perfectly fall….I cannot express enough how much I LOVE this image. I just do. The end. Happy Wednesday friends. Peace. rw.

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Lovely light. A family that inspires. I was overwhelmed by the love and connection of this family.
I’m proud to say that I won over all three of these dear ones, especially the oldest. She loves to read, and we talked and talked about the mystery novels she loves. Reminds me a lot of me when I was her age. The youngest. She did a lot of hiding from me. Little did she know this would turn out to be one of my favorite images of our play time together. Photographer: 1. 3yr old: 0. Ok, she got me there. Photographer: 1. 3yr old: 1
Mom requested a shot of each child with each parent. It was one of coolest part of our time together. Watching each child’s face as mom or dad told a story about them or recounted a funny baby story was completely amazing. Ha! Photographer: 2. 3yr old: 1

I’m not sure mom and dad totally knew what to think of me. I am pretty ridiculous when I’m playing on my photo shoots. Now that I’m a mom, I could see how it could drive another parent crazy to watch their child go extremely nuts in front of the camera (and photographer). But parents, let me tell you a little secret. Its fun for me too. As crazy as it gets, I love it. I love getting to see them almost explode from having too much energy.Photographer: 3. 3 yr old: 1
I love this one. 
And this one. I have no good reason for including this image except I LOVE IT! I have no idea why. Maybe its just the perfect ANTI-Portrait. Baird family, thank you for letting me into your world for a bit. rw

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My dear dear friend Crystal. Beautiful and strong. She also has killer bisceps from carrying around babies for the last 2.5 years. I love this image of my friend Ben. He HATES having his picture taken because he thinks hes not photogenic. I beg to differ. Here’s half his face to prove it. :)This is what I call an ANTI-Portrait…. And there she goes….

Spending time with children + families, capturing their spirit, their bond, is such an honor. Peace friends.


Just so you know, I would sacrifice my need to be warm for your pictures, thats how dedicated I am. :) Comment here or email me at for more info.


Remember Asher? Also known as “I like to puke 5min before a photo shoot”. Obviously its not HIS fault that he puked, but really, at what age can you start controlling that stuff? :) Just kidding.
I love silhouettes. Especially when the sky is so blue and the sun so brilliant. This is also a great ANTI-Portrait if I do say so myself. So we decided to do a mini-session, ones where Asher doesn’t smell like puke. (Wondering how many times I’m going to say puke in this post?) Want to know more about our mini-sessions? Click here for more details. Doesn’t he seem so much happier without all the puke? (pukey face)(Pukey puke)
I think thats eight. :) Also, these are friends so I’m cool with calling their son pukey face. Okay thats nine. And in case you missed it, Mini-session info is here! Peace.