Visit one of the shops on Broad to grab your coloring page. Submit your coloring page to any participating Broad Street Business by November 30, 2022. Winners will be selected on December 8, 2022, during our “Be glad Wear Plaid” event Participating Business Include: Simply Mae’s Cafe– My Father’s Daughter Vintage– Lovely Moments […]

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The Shops Of Story City Coloring Contest 2022

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Every great photo session starts with the perfect location, whether you’re trying to capture maternity portraits, family photos, or baby portraits. You need a location that creates the look, feel and color scheme you want but that also lends itself to convenient photo-taking with the right lighting, space to move around, and safety for kids. […]

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5 Amazing Central Iowa Photography Locations

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How to back up your photos Family portraits and baby portraits are deeply meaningful to your family. You’ve invested time, funds, and effort to get amazing professional photos. The entire purpose is to preserve a moment in time and a stage of life that will soon be only a memory, so you don’t want those […]

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How to Back Up Your Photos from a Professional Photographer


Come get Trick Or Treat Photos taken! THURSDAY, 10/27/22 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Stop by the Studio for a Treat to have your photo taken in your costume! No sitting fee and the option to purchase your images at a later date.

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Trick Or Treat Photos on 10/27/2022


Lovely Moments By Synthia is in a new photo studio! This is a thrilling time for Lovely Moments by Synthia because we’re announcing a big move: an amazing new portrait studio in Story City! We’re now located at 527 Broad Street, Story City, IA 50248. For years, Story City has been an incredible place for […]

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We’ve Moved! Check Out Our New Photo Studio


You’ve just laid eyes on your new family photos and you’re absolutely thrilled with them! They turned out beautifully and captured each family member’s best side. Naturally, you’re excited to show them off and share them with as many people as possible. What many people don’t realize, though, is that there are limits to how […]

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How You Can (And Cannot) Use Your Professional Portraits

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On April 2nd, 2022, Lovely Moments by Synthia will be hosting simple studio mini sessions for kids and families at our studio in Story City, Iowa. This is the perfect time to celebrate the spring season with beautiful portraits of your family without an extended photography session. For this special event, a portion of all […]

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April 2nd, 2022: Spring Portraits for a Good Cause

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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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 […]

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Visit Us for a Free Santa Photo at Yulefest!

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