Hey there! I'm Leigh Ann and I'm so glad you've stopped by!  I'm a St. Louis based wedding and portrait photographer for joy-filled couples and families.  I also have a knack for domestic feats like cooking and crafting and managing a full life from a place of rest.  And this little nook of the inter-webs is where I share my excitement for all these things.  I hope you're encouraged as you look around!

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Nathan + Heidi’s Ha Ha Tonka Park Wedding

They walked into church beaming. I had seen on Instagram that Nathan had finally popped the question and was SO excited for these two to tie the knot, but I had no idea just how exciting the details were going to be. “We need to talk to you!” they said. “We’re getting married on August […]

August 18, 2018

Weddings

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Happy 3rd Birthday Micah!

Dear Sweet Micah Boy, Happy birthday buddy! I can’t believe it has been three years since that sweet (albeit painful!) night that Daddy and I met you. You were and continue to be such a precious gift to our family. When your big sister Ella went to be with Jesus, our home felt so painfully […]

June 30, 2018

Personal

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Tower Grove Park Family Session

One of the things I love most about being a photographer is meeting and spending time with such wonderful, interesting people. (What? Extrovert? You betcha.) 🙂 But among my past clients, I’ve never ever had a family from Alaska! I was so honored that they made a family photo shoot part of their summer adventures […]

June 18, 2018

Portraits

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Happy Birthday Nathaniel!

Dearest Nathaniel, Happy birthday my Love! Oooooh boy, do I love celebrating you! It has been so fun to take time this weekend to give thanks for the incredible man you are! I know you don’t know, or at least don’t believe how amazing you are. That’s part of what makes you so amazing. As […]

June 9, 2018

Personal

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Central Library Couple’s Session

Have you ever met a couple and thought, “Wow, they were so cool!”. That’s pretty normal, right? Cool people with interesting stories? Well, have you ever met a couple and thought, “Wow, they’re like, a whole new level of cool. I’m not sure I’m cool enough to merit their friendship!” Yep. That’s Jonathan and Liz. […]

June 5, 2018

Portraits

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Forrest Park Engagement Session

It all started with donuts. And most people would agree that donuts are a pretty good place to start. Knowing that this gorgeous St. Louis newcomer hadn’t yet enjoyed the glory of one of our city’s finest, albeit informal institutions, Haddon asked Sara if she’d like to grab a World’s Fair donut and watch The […]

May 31, 2018

Portraits

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The Response That Changed My Life

It’s the first official day of summer! My sweet kiddos are out of school for the next 11 weeks, which means that life around here is going to look a little bit different than usual. It can be easy to fall into the trap of thinking that having my kids home with me all day […]

May 26, 2018

Home Life

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Mother’s Day Mini Session

Remember when you were in school, and seeing your friends was just a natural part of your day? You had lunch together, played at recess together, passed notes about cute boys when you were supposed to be learning. Good friendships were easy to come by and easy to keep. As adults, great friendships can be […]

May 3, 2018

Portraits

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Strength For the Weary

Another dreary day in the Lou. The trees are budding and tulips are finally dancing around the borders of my house, but the gray skies that revive the roots can leave my motivation levels low. And as I lay in bed this morning, praying through the day ahead, asking for the steam to make it […]

April 24, 2018

Personal

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The Hardest Day of the Year

Four years go, on March 29, 2014, our lives changed forever. It was a dreary Saturday morning, but our home was brightened by the giggles of our two oldest daughters, playing in their room when they woke up. Nate and I were grateful that our seven week old, Ella, had finally decided to sleep for […]

March 29, 2018

Personal

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