Old Barn Renovated into Rustic, Contemporary Photography Studio in Culver, Indiana

Remember way back last April when I shared a blog on the Always Happy Life Photography Studio Progress? Well, since it’s now the beginning of the year, I figured it was time for an update on how the rustic old barn has become my very cool photography studio space. Many have seen a little bit here and there on the Always Happy Life Photography Facebook page (Are you follwoing me? If not, please go do it right now!). But what a transformation... Read More

Family Portrait Session {The Jacobson’s} | Culver, Indiana Lifestyle Photography Studio

This family was one of the very lucky winners of a mini session from the Small Town Savvy, “Helping with the Holidays” Giveaway from way back in December! With Theresa being a school teacher, one daughter in college and busy teenagers, it was tough to try and get their session in before the holidays. So they opted to do it when school was out and the weather was better! They had a perfect evening for their family portrait session and... Read More

What to Wear {A Simple Guide to Make Your Portrait Timeless} | Culver, IN Photographer

Are you planning to have your family’s portrait taken soon? Excellent!!! Did you know there are some do and don’t guidelines for what to wear? Here are a few tips to help create a timeless family portrait that you will treasure for years to come. I promise, this will help you to not have images like some of the ones seen on “Awkward Family Photos“!!! If you need help with planning your clothing for your session, I’m happy... Read More

Baby Nathan {Newborn Portrait} | Culver, Indiana Newborn & Baby Photographer

Yet another sweet newborn baby boy! Little Nathan came in for his newborn portrait session in the Culver studio on a beautiful Spring day! He was super relaxed and absolutely adorable. I’d recently received an adorable hat as a “thank you” from Adina’s newborn session and it was perfect to try out on Nathan. I loved his portrait so much, you’ll be seeing a large canvas hanging in the Always Happy Life Photography studio.... Read More

Always Happy Life Photography Studio Progress | Culver, Indiana | Newborn, Children, Senior & Family Photographer

It’s hard to believe that this old barn is now the future studio of Always Happy Life Photography isn’t it? It looked pretty tired when Ed bought our farm in 2007…but now the barn has had a bit of a facelift. It’s looking pretty good now, don’t you think? Special thanks to Ed’s Dad, Bill Furry, for his vision to convert the old barn into something we would love instead of knocking it down a few years ago. It’s... Read More

12 Days New – Twins Ethan & Gavin | Culver, Indiana Newborn Photographer | On Location – Buford, GA

Meet baby boy twins, Ethan and Gavin, who I met for the their newborn portrait session in Buford, Georgia on my last trip to Florida. The great thing about traveling frequently is that I am able to visit so many different areas for sessions. If I know in advance, I’m able to plan for it and book an extra day into our travels. These little guys I’ve known about for months and I was so excited to meet them finally and their parents. They... Read More

Always Happy Life Phototography~Indiana Pregnancy Photographer~Expectant Mommy Liza!

What’s almost as great as a new baby?!? A cute future Mommy! Liza was my very first pregnancy portrait session with Always Happy Life Photography which happened to be on location, in Brooklyn, New York. She’s adorable, isn’t she? It was very special because she’s been one of my very best friends since we were in high school. I can’t wait to meet her little one in just a few months and do a newborn session too! Always... Read More

Three Adorable Little Girls! ~ Always Happy Life Photography

I love that my travel adventures allow me to work with families from all over! While visiting Rochester, New York last week, my good friend Jen scheduled in a photo session with her three adorable little girls. They each have A LOT of personality and we had so much fun during their session!  Read More →

Summer Photo Session With the Elsey Kids!

The Elsey kids are adorable as always! They had fun in Culver this summer and came out to the farm for our photo session. Love that they are now my nephews and niece too! Their personalities definitely shine through in these. 😉 Shy Mr. Luke Sweet Miss Elizabeth Very Busy Ben…He insisted on taking off his shirt! These little guys love their big sister soooo much! Sweet Siblings Full photo session gallery  Read More →

The W Family Photo Session on Lake Maxinkuckee

My biggest family photo session yet (18 family members!!!) to officially kick off Always Happy Life Photography was with the W Family. It’s great to be home in Culver, Indiana and work with families to capture their special moments in and around Lake Maxinkuckee. I’m thinking of you W Family and am glad I was able to capture your family before your recent loss. You are in our thoughts.  Read More →