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Photography for kids and families in Des Moines, IA

12 of Our Favorite Outdoor Murals 4 Photo Ops in Des Moines – dsm4kids.com

Have you noticed an uptick in artistic, beautiful and creative wall murals popping up all over the DSM? From local businesses to empty buildings and bypasses, artists are bringing their talents to the streets…quite literally. Photographers are using these colorful murals as backdrops for fun, family photos and kids love them! Do something different with your little ones and take them on a hunt for these fun, contemporary murals. Take pics and add a pop of culture and color to your lives! Continue Reading…

How to Prepare for Your Family Photo Shoot – dsm4kids.com

By Cherrie’ Photography

Spring and summer is a great time of year to have family photos taken. Mother Nature provides the lush blooming outdoor background and natural light, and your photographer has the keen eye to take advantage of it. But, now you keep asking yourself questions (in a panicky voice): What will everyone wear? How will I get the kids to behave? What if the baby won’t stop drooling? No need to panic. Professional photographer Samantha Davidson of Cherrie’ Photography has four tips for getting the most out of your family photo shoot experience, panic-free. Continue Reading…

Say cheese! 5 Des Moines Landmarks 4 Fun Family Photo Ops – dsm4kids.com

Des Moines is a very photogenic city. (We may be biased, but it’s true;) Whether you’re hiring a professional, taking photos of the kids, while you’re out and about, or just looking to entertain an Instagram-loving tween or teen, take advantage of our city’s beauty by using some of its iconic landmarks as backdrops for your family photos. Continue Reading…

A Family Photo Session with Amy Jepsen, Photographer – dsm4kids.com

Summer time is a great time to take a fun photo that showcases your whole loving family. The weather and lighting are usually sunny and warm and there’s no time like the present to capture your kiddo before their next growth spurt. For a truly memorable keepsake, you need to call in a pro–so I asked my friend and photographer, Amy Jepsen, to give us a few family photo tips.

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