Yearly Archives: 2010

Apple Picking

One of my all time favorite Beckemeier family traditions is Apple Picking. I’m not sure what the attraction is really because honestly, it’s usually one million degrees, the apples are for sure 4 times more expensive than buying them at Schnucks, and we spend more time eating funnel cakes and downing $3 bottled water than we do…

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Caroline…St. Louis Senior Photography

So I didn’ t tell Caroline’s mom this when she called to schedule, but this was my first attempt at a full-fledged senior portrait session. I, of course, have done thousands of pictures of “individuals”, so I felt fine about taking the job, but as I was pulling up to Caroline’s house I was more nervous than…

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Julie and Brad…Botantical Gardens Wedding

Julie and Brad planned their wedding in 40 days…and no, it wasn’t a shot-gun-oops-I’m-pregnant type of thing. When I met with Julie about shooting her big day, I immediately loved her love for Brad. They had an April wedding on the books, but when it came right down to it, they just wanted to be married…sooner…

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It’s a small world…

Josh and I went to high school together. His little sister was in my class and he was friends with my brother. His wife found me through a friend of hers (who happens to be my sister-in-law (thanks Meg) but she didn’t know that). Sarah’s parents know mine (which I didn’t know until I got…

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My little ballerina (and the balloon glow)

So here’s the truth. My brother stood up at my rehearsal dinner and pronounced to all of our closest friends and family that he thought I was his little brother until I was 16. Someday when I have more time, perhaps I’ll tell the story of how our neighbor came to believe I was a…

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