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I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Kierra for years, even before she fell in love with Eddie. I remember chatting with her, giddy about their first dates, and him coming to visit her at work. I’ve seen their relationship from the very early beginnings to now, and let me just say, it is such a […]

Tomahawk Creek Park – Kierra and Eddie Couples Session

April 13, 2020

This was the second vignette of the Rever Workshop held at Blossom Thyme Hill Flower Farm in Nixa, Missouri. It was the most beautiful July day. We were accompanied by a light breeze, which brought relief from the summer sun, and surrounded by flowers of blush, pink, and apricot. As soon as I met Autumn, […]

Blossom Thyme Hill Flower Farm | Rever Workshop – Engagement

March 24, 2020

The forecast for Courtney and Ashton’s October wedding day was cloudy with a chance of rain, but wouldn’t you know it, just as the events of the day were about to begin, the clouds cleared and the sun peaked through. Their wedding was set on the bride’s family farm, a beautiful home on a piece […]

Condron Family Farm | Courtney and Ashton – Wedding

March 11, 2020

Chris, Emily, and Violet were the sweetest little family to photograph! They braved some extra hiking just to reach this beautiful location at Hartman Memorial Park in Lees Summit, MO. It was just starting to cool off from a hot August day, and the sun was at the perfect place in the sky. It is […]

Hartman Memorial State Park | The Pratts Maternity and Family Session

February 21, 2020

I don’t know about everyone else, but I have always loved Valentine’s Day. Even when I was a single lady, it was a great excuse to celebrate love shared across all kinds of relationships. (Heck, sometimes I just spent it with my dog and it was still lovely.) I know sometimes the holiday can seem […]

10 (Affordable) Valentine’s Dates

February 7, 2020

The Portfolio Experience at Blossom Thyme Hill was the first workshop I ever attended, and did so shortly after launching Elle Marie Photography in June 2019. This was completely out of my comfort zone, but I was ready to learn and grow in my field. How fitting, that it took place at a flower farm. […]

Blossom Thyme Hill Flower Farm | Rever Workshop – Wedding

January 24, 2020

Hello! I’m Leila, owner and photographer for Elle Marie Photography, and I’m so happy you’ve made it here. When it came to my own wedding planning, I was told by several vendors that before anything else, you pick your team based on the chemistry you have with them. Of course, their work is important, too. […]

Introductions

January 10, 2020

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