i feel like i’m always playing catch up with this blog! i have so many beautiful images to show off to you from late last year! first up is sweet little monty! mom was amazing, dad was awesome and little monty is gorgeous and big sister Jolie was happy to welcome him!

you guys ~ congratulations and thank you so much for asking me to be there!

{make sure you don’t leave this page until you watch the slideshow!}

Annie is a senior at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School and is currently super busy tearing up the volleyball court! Annie’s mom hung out with us during the session and let me tell you — mom is gonna miss her girl like crazy! She was so sweet and almost cried a few times during the session (I feel you mom)!

Annie has amazing style and I think I’ll take one of each outfit she wore! Her smile must light up every room she walks into!

Thank you so much for asking me to take your senior pictures!! I’ll keep an eye out for the volleyball highlights because I know your name will be in them! Good luck and be sure to let me know when your boutique opens — I’ll come shop!! 🙂

Have the best senior year!! {Be sure to scroll to bottom to learn more about Annie.}


FIVE WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOURSELF? Kind, Hardworking, Positive, Trustworthy, Faithful

ONE THING YOU CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT? I would not be able to live without my family!

DESCRIBE YOUR PERFECT DAY? My perfect day would start by waking up to an amazing breakfast with my family, hopefully pancakes 🙂 Then I would go to a beach somewhere with my closest friends to play a little volleyball and relax. There would be a little shopping at some point in the day of course. Finally, I would finish the day with a good movie with my friends or family.

WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB? My dream job would either be to operate a very successful clothing boutique or to work as a radiology technician in a great hospital.

WHAT WILL YOU MISS MOST ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL? I will miss all my amazing friends and the memories we shared together because, at SHG, we were like a family. That will definitely be the biggest aspect of high school I will always cherish!

  • shannon - August 31, 2016 - 11:06 am

    she is stunning!! and the best smile ever, i might add!!
    love everything about them….playful, fun and gorgeous!!!ReplyCancel

  • jenny g - August 31, 2016 - 9:30 pm

    beeeeeautiful work, what a GORGEOUS girl!! I just love her smile and her hair! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Maike Pulliam - September 1, 2016 - 10:01 am

    Oooh, what a beautiful girl! That very first one in the bright colorful dress is totally my favorite! LOVELY!ReplyCancel

  • Chrissy - September 1, 2016 - 12:57 pm

    She is such a natural, not to mention GORGEOUS! Love this set, Kim!ReplyCancel

  • Laurie - September 2, 2016 - 12:38 am

    Kim – you have done it again!! You capture so much life in your images, such gorgeous personality is just jumping off my screen! Please come shoot with me again soon, k?! Love these!!ReplyCancel

  • Faye - September 2, 2016 - 5:47 pm

    She is so gorgeous and your photos are equally as beautiful Kim! Stunning all around!ReplyCancel

  • kerri - September 4, 2016 - 11:23 am

    What a beautiful girl!! These pictures are perfect!! I love all of her outfit choices and she looks amazing in every single picture! <3ReplyCancel

  • TB - September 5, 2016 - 1:21 pm

    Kim!! It’s so good to see your work again – these are amazing!ReplyCancel

  • erin s - September 5, 2016 - 5:58 pm

    Holy Moley! Annie is stunning!! I love how relaxed she looks and how much of her personality shines through in these! Fab work!ReplyCancel

  • Megan D - September 6, 2016 - 8:41 am

    KIMMMM!!!!! These are FANTASTIC!!! I’m in-love with your use of light. You are so good. And this girl is GORGEOUS!!! Fab job friend!ReplyCancel

  • Natalie - September 6, 2016 - 9:47 am

    She is totally gorgeous!! That floral dress is sooooo good!! Amazing job, Kim!ReplyCancel

  • lauren - September 7, 2016 - 12:27 pm

    STOP IT RIGHT NOW! These are gorgeous + so is Annie! You rocked this, friend!ReplyCancel

  • Bobbi - September 8, 2016 - 9:01 am

    Could she BE any more beautiful?! WHOA!!!! This is seriously SUCH a gorgeous set of images!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Julia - September 8, 2016 - 10:42 am

    I LOVE these! BEAUTIFUL photos!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kendra - September 9, 2016 - 12:43 pm

    Do you have a phone number to the sun because your lighting is mouth watering!! Love the tall grass shots!! great job friend!ReplyCancel

    • Kim Nehrt - September 9, 2016 - 12:54 pm

      One of my favorite blog comments, EVER!!!!!! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Diane Mounce - May 21, 2017 - 9:25 pm

    Your photos capture the essence of my kids. You have a gift and I love
    that we found you!ReplyCancel

Danielle is such a beautiful girl!! I remember photographing her group of friends as freshmen going to homecoming! Time flies!

Danielle is continuing her swimming career at the University of Indianapolis and I cannot wait to hear how she does! Because it’s such a huge part of her life, we got up bright and early for the swim portion of her session!

I’m in love with so many of her images — so many all-time favorites from her session!

Good luck Danielle!! This first image — LOVE IT!!!!!!! Who am I kidding — I’m so proud of all of these images!!


Yes — you read it right — class of 2016! I have a handful of graduates still to blog! I’m on it!

This is David, not to be confused with his older brother Daniel! Here’s the deal with these two brothers — they are both amazing runners and David is now joining Daniel to run for Southeast Missouri State! Pretty awesome if you ask me!

Good luck boys!!! Send me updates mom!

If you scroll all the way to the end, you’ll see his #1 fan too! 🙂


I’m so happy this mom asked me to photograph her family! Our session was just before both of the kiddos (I can call them that no matter how old they are) headed out for their own adventures — one leaving the house to be on his own and the other headed back to college!

As I sit here and think about them and the stage of life this family is entering, I realize it’ll be here for my family before I know it. So today, as I send mine off to the first day of school, I sit here appreciating the quiet house but missing the noise, I’m sending some hugs out to all those others to help you get through whatever stage you are in at this moment! Because when it gets quiet is when you miss the noise the most!

Thank you so much Shelley family!!!


The one on the right below, their mouths look identical!!




  • shannon - August 23, 2016 - 5:43 pm

    these are won wonderful!! such a beautiful family and your photos of them are simply beautiful!!!!ReplyCancel

  • jenny g - August 24, 2016 - 2:19 pm

    Awww love this family session so much, you did a fabulous job- this location is gorrrrgeous too! XOReplyCancel

  • Abbey - August 25, 2016 - 4:10 pm

    Love these!! My faves are the ones of them sitting on the blanket. Beautiful session!ReplyCancel

  • Bobbi - August 26, 2016 - 10:12 am

    YES!!! The mouths!! Same same. Love finding those little similarities. 😉 Awesome job Kim!ReplyCancel

  • Karen - August 28, 2016 - 8:58 am

    I LOVE family shots with older children! Most people don’t do these anymore! great job! I can see the love!ReplyCancel

  • Natalie - August 28, 2016 - 12:12 pm

    What a handsome bunch!! I adore those last shots on the quilt. Fabulous job, Kim!ReplyCancel