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    Thanks so much for stopping by! I love documenting families from weddings to new additions and the various stages of growing family. Please feel free to leave comments or shoot us an e-mail to say hello! Thanks for visiting.

the Kellams family + new addition Fiona | Fort Wayne Family Portraits | Jackson TN portrait photographer

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I shouldn’t have favorites… but I do and this family is one of them!  I was so so sad to miss photographing Fiona as a newborn but was super excited to take some updated family photos for them as well as a few pics of Fi in celebration six months of sweetness.  It was a blast… as always.

Sweet Sister Session | Fort Wayne Portrait Photographer | Jackson TN portrait photographer

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Loved getting to photograph these sweet sisters on their last night of summer together.  My guess is their mom is missing them right about now as Katie & Courtney are off at college and Mallory has started school.  Hope you love the pics and enjoy the adventures this next school year holds!


Lovebirds | Samantha & Grant | Fort Wayne Engagement Photographer | Jackson TN Portrait Photographer

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Sam & Grant were so much fun to work with.  Grant traveled back from Hawaii for a little engagement celebration and of course some photos with his lovely fiance’ Samantha.  I could hang with these two all day.  Their love for each other seems effortless, genuine, playful, and sincere.  Super excited for you two as you enter this next phase of life together.  Best wishes from the Nest.

class of 2016 | Summer’s Senior Session | fort wayne portrait photographer | jackson TN portrait photographer

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This is the third of three sisters I’ve photographed and Summer’s oldest sisters was one of my first.  Some clients just have a special place in your heart and this family is one of them.  Last time I saw summer she was probably 15 or so and I loved getting to see her again as a sleek gorgeous senior!  She reminds me of her sisters in one frame or another which was fun to see but she is so totally her own confident, beautiful, talented self.  Excited to see where this girl goes and what she does.  Best wishes on your SENIOR YEAR Summer!  Had a blast with you and your mom. Hope you LOVE the pics.

Rachel & Stephen’s wedding day | Fort Wayne, Indiana Wedding Photographer | Jackson, TN wedding photography

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So excited to share a few photos from Rachel & Stephen’s wedding day.  If you attended the wedding you know Rachel made a stunning bride, Stephen was pretty handsome as well, the vows were sweet and simple,  the decor timeless and elegant, the dresses pretty amazing, the food delicious, the toasts hilarious and the party absolutely rockin.  But my favorite thing about this wedding was all the behind the scenes moments and how Rachel and her family genuinely love.  Here’s hoping your life together is kind of like your wedding day— perfect!


Florist: Four Seasons

Caterer: Blu Spoon

Band:  Last Call

Dress: Watters

Rachel Scharafin - July 10, 2015 - 12:04 pm

Thank you so much for capturing the best day of my life. Now, I get to relive these moments :)

xo // rs

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