Book a Simple Mini Studio Session We’ve opened up two more dates for our Simple Studio Mini sessions on December 5th and 8th. These pre-booked studio mini sessions so you can quickly and easily update your family’s photos or get a professional photo for your Christmas cards or other holiday cards. Getting a great photo […]

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November 18, 2021

New Dates Added To The Simple Studio Mini Sessions

At Lovely Moments Photography by Synthia, I’m proud to call Story City our home, and we’re honored to help families in the Story City and Ames area to capture the special moments in their lives with maternity photography, newborn photography, baby photography, and more. As members of the Story City community, we’re thrilled to be […]

News / Events

November 12, 2021

Visit Us for a Free Santa Photo at Yulefest!

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Your kids’ photos with Santa are special keepsakes of memories that you and your kids will cherish for years. They don’t have to cost an arm and a leg, though. In fact, we’re excited to team up with Kyle Van Winkle Realty and Oak Lane Candle Co. to offer free photos with Santa during a […]

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November 9, 2021

Get a Free Photo with Santa on December 4th!

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Small Business Saturday is a day in the holiday shopping season each year with special discounts and incentives to support your local businesses in your annual shopping. As a small business owner myself, I value Small Business Saturday as a vital way to help other local businesses and as a reminder that shopping small is […]

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November 4, 2021

$5 Sleigh Mini Sessions at Bartlett House Museum on November 27th!


There’s a certain cycle that too many families go through when they get family photos taken, whether they’re updated portraits for the whole family or they’re more specific maternity portraits, newborn photos, or photos for other occasions. After your session when you first see your photos, you’re thrilled with them! You’re so glad you took […]

Family Photography

October 30, 2021

Why You Need a Print for Your Family Photos


The holiday season has arrived, and Lovely Moments Photography is here to help you celebrate! That’s why we’re proud to be participating in the Story City Holiday Open House event on November 6th, 2021. How to Enjoy Our Holiday Open House… We’re excited for our upcoming Holiday Open House, and there are two ways you […]

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October 29, 2021

Join Us for a Holiday Open House and Simple Studio Mini Sessions on November 6th!

Enjoy Door Prizes, Ice Cream & Pup Cones, Selfie Station, Sniffari in the Pumpkin Patch, Grooming Stations, meet Adoptable pets, and much more!! Don’t miss the pet costume contest at 11:00! All Leashed, Friendly and Vaccinated Pets welcome. Saturday, October 23 at 10am. Inis Grove Park – Walnut Shelter near the Miracle Park 2500 Duff […]


October 19, 2021

Join us on October 23rd for Ames Area Pet Appreciation Day!

Ames Area Pet Appreciation Day!

Get Maternity Photos Taken Pregnancy is a magical time in a pregnant mother’s life, full of excitement, change, and anticipation. But, it can also be quite stressful. Because of this, a maternity photoshoot may not seem too important to you. If you’re on the fence about booking a maternity shoot, you don’t have to worry. […]

Maternity Photography

October 7, 2021

6 Unique Ideas For Beautiful Maternity Photos

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Twin Toddler Princess Glitter Mini Photography Session Iowa Studio Photographer

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March 16, 2021

Princess Glitter Minis

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