10 Random Things About Heidi

I hate tomatoes, but I LOVE salsa. I’ve tried and tried to like tomatoes, but I just can’t.  It is a mystery how one can love tomato made products, but not like tomatoes.  I like ketchup and tomato soup and of course, I LOVE salsa.  I might be accused of being a salsa snob.  I […]


Olivia | Senior Jackson Hole

Would you travel 1,000 miles for your senior pictures? Olivia did!  What the what? Let me explain…Olivia just recently moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming when her mom’s job took them away from Kansas City.  A few years ago, I photographed Olivia’s sister’s senior pictures and Olivia really wanted for me to be her photographer too. […]


Social Media Intern Opportunity

We are looking for the perfect candidate to join the Thrive Seniors’ team this summer as a part-time Social Media Intern!  This is perfect for a college student who is studying social media, journalism, marketing or other related fields.  Your college may even offer credit for the completed internship!   Other interns that have worked […]


Loving Yourself | Monday Motivation

I took a big leap today and recorded a video of myself talking to you. (It’s now Tuesday!  It took me an entire day to figure out how to upload the video!)  I don’t really need to write much because I talked for 10 minutes in this little heart to heart video about loving yourself. […]


Hello. It’s Me.

I’m back and better than ever, baby! LOL  Finally, the first of many upcoming blog posts that will be more on a more personal level or pertaining to the business of photography.   Over the winter I invested a lot of time and money in a new website and spent months pulling my design together. […]


Senior Portrait | Rylie | Burlington High

With June being just a few short weeks away, I wanted to share one of my favorite June senior portrait sessions from last summer.  This is the beautiful Rylie from Burlington High School!   I was so thrilled when Rylie and her mom chose Thrive Seniors to be her senior portrait photographer.  There are so many […]


Senior Portraits Urban Gabby

As a senior portraits photographer in Kansas, I have a very seasonal business. Because I no longer have a studio location, I have months where my camera just sits in my office waiting to be held! After ten years in this business, I have come to “somewhat” embrace the seasons of senior portraits in Kansas […]


Thrive Teens
Urban Session

I cannot tell you how much I genuinely love being a senior photographer! In my ten years in business, I have had the privilege of photographing everything; from weddings, to babies, to families…you name it. Hands down, photographing senior portraits has my heart! Last year about this time, I had the thought that it would […]

Teens Tweens

Class of 2015

Once again, this is another little sister of one of my past clients.  Five years ago, I worked with Olivia’s sister and had an amazing time with this family creating very unique senior pictures for their daughter.  What a joy it was to hear from Olivia’s mom this summer to schedule Olivia’s senior portrait session. […]



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