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

Coloring Contest Ames Iowa

Planning to have professional family photos taken soon? As a family photographer, I do what I do because I believe every parent should experience the joy of having long-lasting, amazing portraits that honor their beautiful family and tether them to the memory of their kids’ childhoods forever. I’m also a parent who knows how incredibly […]

Family Photography

The Hidden Ingredient to Amazing Family Photos: Time

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Let’s plan your photo session now! When you book a photo session, whether it’s for yourself or your family, there are several variables to plan for. What do you wear? What do you need to bring with you? How will you look your best for the photo shoot? Among everything else, my clients often ask […]

Family Photography, Maternity Photography, Newborn Photography

What Time of Day is Best for a Photo Session?

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On the surface, family photography seems to be all about taking pretty pictures of your family to hang on your walls or place in a photo album. For myself and many other photographers who have also chosen to dedicate their careers to this field, it’s so much more. As a parent and as someone who […]

Family Photography

Get to Know Your Family Photographer: Why I Do What I Do

Ames photographer at Lovely Moments Photography By Synthia recently received the ICP Award for honorable mention for outstanding photographic achievements.

Newborn Photography, Studio Session

Honorable Mention Award Received


You put a lot into your newborn photos, baby portraits, maternity portraits, or other types of family photos. You did this for a reason: because these precious images are a link to the past that can forever transport you back to your happiest memories of this stage in your family’s life. Of course, this link […]

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How to Save Your Digital Downloads of Your Family Photography

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


Schedule Your Simple Studio Minis! 11/4 &11/5 (TIME VARIES) 11/4 2PM-4PM & 11/5 10AM-12PM 15 MINUTES2 DIGITAL IMAGES WITH PRINT RIGHTS (PURCHASE MORE FROM GALLERY)$200 

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Simple Studio Minis 11/4/22 & 11/5/22

Simple Studio Minis 11/4/22 & 11/5/22


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Tree Farm Mini Sessions 11/12/2022


Schedule a Mini Session with Santa at the Tree Farm 11/19/22 15 MINUTES2 DIGITAL IMAGES WITH PRINT RIGHTS (PURCHASE MORE FROM GALLERY)$250 SESSION FEE

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Santa At The Tree Farm Mini Sessions 11/19/2022

Santa At The Tree Farm Mini Sessions 11/19/2022