I know getting your family dressed, ready, and out the door is a huge task already, not to mention throwing a camera in their face but I can promise you it will be worth it. My sessions aren't stiff and posed, they allow for kids to play, dads to make jokes, and moms to snuggle their babies. It's the real stuff I'm after. If you trust me, I know we can make gorgeous images you will cherish forever!

Trust me. The hard stuff is the good stuff

oh what fun

invest in Your memories

Investing in photography is truly priceless. Family photos freeze moments in time, preserving memories that you can cherish for years to come. Children grow up so incredibly quickly, truly in the blink of an eye! Having family photos taken regularly allows you to remember all those sweet details like little freckles, how your little boy holds your hand or even sweet smiles with missing front teeth. 


My family sessions are meant to be an evening spent playing, cuddling, laughing until your belly hurts, and just CONNECTING. All I ask is that you show up, be yourselves, ready to BE together. I want to capture the way your children hold your hand, the way your spouse looks at you, the way you play with your baby's sweet curls and basically how you would be together as if i'm not even there. Sessions are about 1 hour in length and include all the best memories (around 50 + images) delivered in high resolution via digital gallery for you to download as well as professional prints if you wish. 



My maternity sessions are fully focused on you and your growing babe. All I ask is that you show up and I will do the rest by helping you with wardrobe, posing, and everythihng in between.  Maternity sessions are about 1 hour in length and include all the best memories (around 50 + images) delivered in high resolution via digital gallery for you to download as well as professional prints if you wish.  You also have access to my amazing client closet!



All those little details you never ever want to forget? I'm on it. Let’s jam to Baby Shark and have some fun! Sessions take place in my home studio or at an outdoor location (weather permitting) and last about 30 minutes. All milestone sessions include use of my beautiful client closet full of the more adorable outfits, tiebacks, and props. You will receive 25 + high resolution photos that will be available via digital download as well as prints available for purchase. 
You can choose to add on a family or sibling mini for $100 - this includes a quick 10 minute mini and 10-15 additional images. 
Add on a cake smash for $75 and bring along a neutral cake.



All the beautiful first details! Full newborn sessions usually take 2-3 hours and will include multiple wrapped setups as well as family and sibling photos. These usually take place when baby is 2-3 weeks old during a week day morning. All wraps and props are provided as well as client closet dresses for mama. 
In Home sessions include a 1 hour session with lifestyle and candid portraits in your home. We will use areas of your home with good natural light, baby's nursery, or outdoors. 

Short and the very sweetest captures of your little one. A one hour session in my studio with just babe. It does include wrapped poses and you get to choose your 7 favorites or can purchase more for $10/photo.

Studio or In Home Deluxe Sessions

Essential Session




There's nothing I love more than capturing those sweet first details of wrinkly toes and curled up babies. I have experience in all Des Moines and Pella area hospitals and this includes being on call for your due date. 

Fresh 48 Session


Micro Mini 


This 30 minute session includes 2 sets (wrapped only) and includes 3 high resolution images with up to 10 images to choose from. You are welcome to purchase additional prints for $15/image. 

meet your team

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Angie Klokowski

Team photographer

KAYLA pontier

head photographer


KAYLA pontier

head photographer

The one always chasing sunsets and babies. Lover of nature, learning, and essence of family life, cherishing its simplicity and the bonds that tie it together. . I dream about mothers seeing their images and falling in love with their life all over again. I thrive in the beautiful mess of every day life and love to romanticize the simplicity that tells each family's story.
Through my lens, I artfully document the everyday moments that make up the tapestry of family memories, from playful interactions to tender embraces. 
In my sessions, I aim to create a relaxed and natural atmosphere where families can be themselves. I believe in capturing authentic moments rather than staged poses, allowing the genuine love and affection within each family to shine through. I am able to transform ordinary scenes into extraordinary memories, preserving fleeting moments in timeless photographs that will be cherished for years to come.



Angie is mama to four kiddos and well versed in the chaos of a fun family. When she doesn't have her nose in a book she is an amazing cook and makes the best chocolate chip cookies ever. After shadowing and learning from Kayla, Angie has taken off with her talent and eye for a beautiful portrait. Her favorite sessions are Families & Seniors.


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Kayla isn’t just a phenomenal photographer, she’s also a friend. Kayla genuinely cares about our family and photographing us as ourselves. We truly have the best time with her! We have trusted her to photograph all of our most precious moments and we are always blown away with the result. We cannot recommend her enough!! 

-Sarah H.

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