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Elise! Oh. My. GOODNESS! These are so amazing thank you so much!! We are blown away.

So thankful we have this moment in time captured for all the years to come. You’re so talented.

Augie and Liz, Newborn Session

“I’m so happy with the precious photos Elise took of my 8 month old son. She captured just the right moments and smiles, and her editing process really transformed the photos into a work of art. She was very responsive and turned around my gallery quickly.”

T.C., little sitter milestone session 

“Love love love our beautiful photos!! Such an amazing time in our lives! Thank you for capturing these moments for us!”

J.M., newborn lifestyle session 

“You did such a wonderful job capturing both the boys, can’t wait for many more memories for you to capture!

C.N., extended family session 

“I LOVE these photos. You were exceptional at getting my boys smiling and engaged in the photos. No easy task from two very active boys!”

M.W., family session 

“What a fun, perfect evening with you!

A.M., maternity & family session

“You are a genius!! I LOVE them. Exactly what I wanted. Thank you!!”

H.G., family session 

“Loooooooove them!  They turned out so good. You never would know he was being fussy then. What a talent you have.”

E.C. , newborn studio session 

“We just looked through the album and we are absolutely in love with all of these. I had a feeling we would have some great shots since the mood that day was so fun, but your editing made each pic a work of art. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!!!”

J.B., family session 

“The momma behind the camera who clearly can see the special bond between a mom and their kids!

C.N., newborn lifestyle session

“You have out done yourself!

A.Z., family session

“Elise is so wonderful to work with! She captured the personality and sweetness of my daughter perfectly. She was so thoughtful about incorporating special family items into the shoot and made sure we had the perfect setting to complement them.”

R.S., little sitter milestone session

“I’m going to blow this up and frame it and hang it in every single room in my house. I mean her laugh and the light and my sweet boy looking adoringly at his sissy. It’s enough to make my heart ache bc they are growing too fast!”

J.M., sibling session

“Mama’s heart just melted. LOVE!!!! Thank you for an amazing job today, Elise. My mom and I can’t stop talking about how incredible you were during his session… patience of a saint!” 

E.C., newborn studio session

“These are wonderful!! So glad that I’ll always have these to look back on.”

T.C., mama&me mini session 

“These are amazzzzzing! Like, really, Elise! So so in love!” 

J.M., crawling milestone session 

Elise is great to work with. She customized a package that met my various needs (maternity, toddler portrait, and family portrait) and provided lots a great shots/variety that exceeded my goals for the session. I also love the option for mini sessions so I can do more frequent photos for our growing family. We will definitely be using Elise again soon!”

C.S., maternity & family session 

“The pictures are BEAUTIFUL!!! So many lovely shots to choose from. Thank you so much for making our first photo session go so smoothly, even with the added challenges from the weather and my tired children.”

A.B., family session 

“They are absolutely stunning photos! I am in love with them! Thank you so much Elise, I can’t say enough about what wonderful work you do!”

M.G., newborn session

“LOVE! Thank you for capturing exactly what I wanted and more!”

C.S., maternity session

“We had the best experience shooting with you! Thanks for our beautiful photos!”

L.F., pregnancy reveal mini session