The sun was sinking lower as the day of spring mini sessions wrapped up. We walked through the tall grass, chasing the sunset and looking for those gorgeous blooming trees. And, while it was a little soggy, everyone was a good sport about the trek to the location.  The Bellis family is a super fun […]

Bellis family | Spring mini sessions 2021 | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #Kcfamilyphotos #springminisessions


My goodness, I just love these people. And I might be biased because they are family, but they are just awesome. I love photographing family members. It was so great to spend time with them and get to catch up! We have such a huge family that it’s hard to really catch up when we are […]

Alumbaugh Family | Spring family mini session 2021 | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #kcfamilyphotos #kcspringphotos #springfamilyphotos


Her soft little voice and sweet little smile while her dad carried her to the location was just so perfect. She stole the show during their 2021 spring family mini session – especially when she decided she wanted to be sassy. (In literally the most adorable way, with her little hand on her hip and […]

Johnson Family | 2021 Spring family mini session | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #springfamilyphotos #kcfamilyphotos #kcphotographer #springphotos


The blooming dogwood trees were not in an easy to access place, but the Harringtons were troopers about the hike to our location. Their spring family photos are full of blooms though, and the light was GORGEOUS, so I like to think it was well worth it!  I met Kelsey and her family through my […]

Harrington Family | Spring family photos 2021 mini sessions | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #kcfamilyphotos #familyphotographer #springphotos #springfamilyphotos


The sun was high as we made our way through the soggy grass, around a few trees and down a deer path towards some gorgeous blooming dogwood trees. Their spring blooms family photos were the best way to kick off a Sunday full of mini sessions.  Devin actually found the path for us to get […]

Hackler family | Spring blooms family photos Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #springfamilyphotos #springphotos #kcfamilyphotos #kcfamilyphotographer


The first day of mini sessions did not kick off exactly as planned, but the Koehn family chose to proceed and they were such troopers about the chill in the air! Their spring photos were fun, but they were accompanied by a bit of typical Missouri spring weather. Christine, Cody, Ellie, Ryan, and Matthew braved […]

Koehn Family - Spring 2021 Mini Session | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #springfamilyphotos #springphotos #familyphotos #kcphotographer


With the sun shining and wind blowing through the trees, we walked towards the first signs of green the spring had to offer. This sweet family has grown since I last had them in front of my camera.  The Inmans are some of my favorite people. Adam and Eric were both in our wedding, and […]

Higginsville Mo Extended Family Session Photos | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #familyphotos #familyphotography #kcfamilyphotos #kcmofamilyphotos


How often have you had family photos taken? As we were growing up, professional photos were usually the church directory photos or large, extended family photos with breakouts of each individual family. Sure, we have all kinds of photos of the four of us at family weddings and events, games, horse shows… But annual family […]


In this blog post I am going to give you four fast and easy tips to prepare for your engagement or portrait session while minimizing stress and enjoying the experience. After booking your photographer, you’re excited about the idea of having updated photos, but uneasy about getting from start to finish. This is where the old […]


This Maple Leaf Lake Conservation Area family session was my first family session with my new Canon camera, and I am IN LOVE! We have been meaning to take these photos since Austyn was 6 months old, but the weather and health and life just kept pushing things back. So here we are a month […]

Munson Family | Maple Leaf Conservation Area family session | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #kcfamilyphotos #familyphotography #familyphotoideas #missourifamilyphotos

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