Eating for Two-Drinking for Two, Baby Announcement

Baby announcements are probably my favorite thing to photograph. The excitement is palpable, tiny baby shoes abound and as of late, my couples have gotten VERY creative with how they want to share their amazing news with the world!Per usual, there’s never a dull moment in the Thomas household and it’s ALWAYS a good time!I […]

February 1, 2020

Personal and Families

Taco ‘Bout Engaged!, Proposal

In late 2018, a hopeless romantic sent me a message about a proposal he was planning….in 2019. Talk about a tough secret to keep! Jared meticulously planned, every detail accounted for. Of course, like a gentleman, Jared asked Alena’s dad for his blessing, Alena’s father was so excited that he gave Jared Alena’s late mother’s […]

February 1, 2020

Engagements

Sam+Petey(And Mallory)

In college I got the pleasure of meeting this awesome chick. Sam and I have a lot in common personality wise (and we’re both over-the-top obsessed with our Yorkies! lol) so we hit it off in class right away. She has an infectious laugh and gravitational pull that makes you just want to chat for […]

January 31, 2020

Engagements

Awaiting Charli, Maternity

In September I got to photograph two amazing members of the blue family on their wonderful property! It was so cool to just have free roam of entire space, acres and acres of wooded and boho field goodness. Borderline dream location! I can’t stress it enough, take photos somewhere that mean something to you both! […]

January 31, 2020

Personal and Families

Maggie+Mark(And Max), Engaged

I absolutely LOVE when couples bring their fur babes to sessions (if you couldn’t tell!)! I also love when my couples bring props or items that mean something to them which makes our time together all the more meaningful.I’ve had the pleasure of knowing sweet Maggie for years and was SO excited when she not […]

January 31, 2020

Engagements

Awaiting Ford, Maternity

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Allison for over twenty years. We play soccer together in elementary school and have touched based here and there over the years. Once we moved back to the St. Louis area, I was pregnant with our daughter and she was about to be married to the love of her […]

January 31, 2020

Personal and Families

Michelle+Jacob, Engaged

Every once in a while, I gain a friend from a bride; especially when said bride books you almost two years in advance, which means you have PLENTY of time to talk! Sweet Michelle and Jacob have been planning since mid-2018, which also means that we were able to get two mini engagement sessions in […]

January 31, 2020

Engagements

Sam+Jon(And Ellie), Engaged

Sam+Jon.Where do I begin?You ever meet someone for the first time, or even just chat over the internet and know you about to click? Well that was Sam for me. Then I get to meet Jon and she for our official booking meeting and it was game over. They are perfect for each other. The […]

January 31, 2020

Engagements

James Family- Faust Park, MO

I’ve had the pleasure of known this sweet, beautiful soul for most of my life. Lauren and I attended the same elementary school (as did her three younger siblings) and we went to the same high school. She and I even had the same math class where I met my now husband! One thing that […]

January 26, 2020

Personal and Families

Brad+Emily- St. Louis, Missouri Wedding

Hi. It’s me, Sonni. Your friendly, neighborhood photographer who has disappeared for a while on this ole blog, but I’m back and I Girl Scout Promise to never again take such an extensive hiatus (or at least try my best not to!).ANYWHOBrad+Emily. Wow.Usually one would fear a winter wedding. Cold, winds, potentially less than willing […]

January 18, 2020

Weddings

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