Jazz Man Senior Shoot

So, I’m sitting at home minding my own business when my phone suddenly starts doing that multiple dinging sound indicating that I have a massive influx of text messages all at once.  I picked up the phone with trepidation because this usually indicates my sister […]

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Early Morning Wedding

Ok, yes maybe it was the smell of bacon that made this wedding special.  But, it had plenty of other elements as well that put it over the top.  I love morning weddings.  Jeanice and Dirk wanted a smaller more intimate environment for their wedding […]

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A Bit Of Laughter

When I think of Anna and Ian I think of laughter.  They both laughed with their wedding party, with me and with each other.  Not a bad way to start a marriage. The ceremony took place at the Shawnee United Methodist Church.  I’ve always loved […]

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A Day At The Baseball Park

We are avid Royals fans over here but a close second to watching our favorite team is watching our nephew Grant.  We had the joy of spending a Saturday afternoon watching Grant play a variety of positions and eventually running home.  A perfect way to […]

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Did You Say Topeka Zoo?

In my business one of the questions you get asked most is…what’s the most unique wedding you ever shot?  Well I’m happy to report that title now goes to Rachel and James. When Rachel first contacted me she informed me that her ceremony will be […]

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Loose Mansion Bliss

Weddings at Loose Mansion are always difficult for me to talk about objectively.  Loose Mansion is an excellent venue with some of the best food in town, the nicest staff, and amazing decor.  So going to Loose Mansion always feels like going home to me. […]

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Nephew Winston

About a year ago I received word that my nephew Winston was getting married in Charlotte, NC.  It was soon after that my sister called and informed me to please pack my camera bag and make my way south.  What started as a small intimate […]


Stunning Powell Gardens Wedding

It was a perfect day for Christi and Scott’s wedding in Powell Gardens located in Kingsville, Missouri.  Powell Gardens provides a stunning backdrop for both indoor and outdoor weddings. Christi’s color choices of blue and yellow worked well with the botanical gardens. Christi and Scott […]

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Chasing Away The Winter Chill

So what do wedding photographers do during the off-season…why go to Florida what else.  Nita and I took the liberty of hibernating in Daytona Beach this winter and explored the local towns and culture up and down the coast. My conclusion is that not only […]

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The First Pull

  In our family, your lawn is holy ground.  It represents who you are.  A good lawn is a life well lived.  This legacy was established by my father and when he passed the standard bearer became my brother Mark.  Tragically, my brother fell victim […]

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