The Divas & Mr. Man

One thing I can always count on from this favorite client is lots of shiny! This snazzy holiday session was no exception! The kiddo’s did great, despite the cold, and I’ve managed to finally get the glitter out of my camera bag. Check out this festive group!


Baby H is finally here!

I was so excited to get the word that this little guy had made his appearance! Even more excited to go meet him! With the world’s best assistant, we crossed the border and played with Baby H for the morning. Is there anything better than a new little squish?!?! Check out some of my favs!

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Opening Day is coming soon for one couple…

My maternity session yesterday with these sports fans was just too much fun! Add some crazy, curious cats and I think a great time was had by all! (By the way, this is probably my most favorite maternity session to date. I adore life-style photography so much more than the formal kind. Add a relaxed, home environment and I’m in heaven!) Thanks for welcoming me into your home you guys! I can’t wait to meet that sweet baby when he/she gets here!

Now I’ll stop yammering and get to the good stuff…

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The Cates Family

I love love LOVE my loyal clients. I love watching the kids grow up. I love calling them friends.

I was blessed to meet up with the Cates family yesterday morning. The weather was perfect and the park was green again after all the rain we had last week!

I do love me some Cates kids! The girls are so smart and funny and just plain beautiful. And my sweet little Noah is such a cutie (and quite the flirt!)

Pam and Brad are always a treat to work with and I’m happy to call them friends.

Check out this awesome family!










Photo overload anyone? I know. I can’t help it! Rest assured that there will be many more blog posts to follow. I have several projects in the works and I’m back to the kind of schedule that leaves me with not enough hours in the day! I’ll keep you all posted on the awesomeness taking place here!

Toodles for now!

Alex ~ River City Images {senior}

Are you losing faith in humanity and the future of this world?

Maybe you should go on one of my {senior} photo shoots.

My faith has certainly been restored. The young adults that I have had the privilege of photographing have been top notch! Kind, polite, focused and GOOD. This IS our future. These are the minds that will be running things some day and I can’t wait to see the amazing things that they will accomplish!

Alex is no different! Such a sweet girl, and so very beautiful! We met up at Lafayette Park in the hopes that there might be some green grass left. We found some great spots and the entire session took about an hour. I have to tell you, these Marching Band kids are quick change artists!

It is always a pleasure to see my old school on a letterman jacket! NHS representing! Love it!

I’ll stop rambling now and get to the good stuff!








Mary M. {senior}

Tuesday, June 19th. It was another hot summer day here in STL. 96 degrees, if my car was telling the truth. I had an outdoor senior session scheduled for 3:30. My first thought on seeing the temperature? Uh oh. Extreme hot or cold temperatures can wreak havoc on outdoor shoots, and not just because the camera equipment doesn’t appreciate it. The subjects usually don’t enjoy it either.

I lucked out big time. Mary and her mom Patti were AWESOME to work with. They put up with my endless chatter and sudden stops. And just to prove what a big, little town STL is, we started talking about the people that we have in common. Mary plays trumpet in the band, I was a drummer in the band. Marching Band veterans just seem to speak the same language.

I couldn’t be any happier with the way these photos turned out. Mary is just stunning and was a dream to work with!

But don’t take my word for it…

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The Moss Family

I recently had a Spring session with Matt, Sydney and Brendon. I have to laugh when I say Spring, because the temperature was anything but Spring-like! That weekend it ended up being in the high 80’s. I think we might have even hit the low 90’s. They were real troopers and we had a ton of fun!

Happy Family!

Sibling love!



Thanks for looking!