Specializing in The Senior Experience. Serving Southwest Missouri. A look at the photography, business and my life as a creative.

mckimmey

A full-time creative living in SW Missouri specializing in the senior portrait experience.

Change is inevitable, evolution is optional…

Change is inevitable, evolution is optional…
It is no secret I am an advocate for continuing education. No matter what industry you identify with as a profession, you must continue to learn in order to grow. Each year I set aside time and funds to continue my professional education as a photographer and business person. This summer I  headed north to […]

I believe in the power of photography…

I believe in the power of photography…
Yep. I said it. I put the words from my head and heart on paper and created a manifesto. I declared my purpose and….. it was scary.  It is not easy to put myself out there. I have always struggled to find the right words. But after many, many  drafts….. I let it go. It […]

Chansey is Beauty Revived

Chansey is Beauty Revived
Last summer I took a chance and submitted an application to take part in the Beauty Revived movement. What a fabulous journey it has been! From acceptance to the print magazine hitting my hands, I have loved this process. Beauty Revived is a movement that celebrates women and children with real beauty. Photographers donate sessions […]

Lexi- Senior LHS Class of 2018

Lexi- Senior LHS Class of 2018
Lexi kicked off our senior season perfectly! It was a beautiful night and she had chosen great locations! We started with hair and make up by April with 417 Beauty Co. Lexi said, “I love April and she does very good picking out colors and other things for your outfits.” This old store gave us the […]

50 Beautiful Seniors- A Beauty Revived Campaign

50 Beautiful Seniors- A Beauty Revived Campaign
I am blessed to be part of the 50 beautiful seniors campaign.  This campaign features an area senior who has made a difference in the community by inspiring those around her. She radiates beauty from the inside out, showing a giving spirit and love to all those around her. Beauty Revived is a movement that […]

Senior Week Wrap Up!

I loved getting acquainted with the class of 2018 during our Senior Week festivities! It was my pleasure to photograph each of you! Our summer and fall calendar is open and starting to fill up! Message me for more details on planning your senior session.

Your Senior Year is Here!

Your Senior Year is Here!
We are finishing up senior week and as the school year comes to a close, I bet you are thinking about all of the amazing things that yet to come during your senior year. A couple of our upcoming seniors shared what they are most looking forward to with us. Our calendar is currently open […]

What is Senior Week?

What is Senior Week?
Senior week is that span of time when the graduating seniors are off doing their thing and juniors look around their high school and realize, this is it– they are SENIORS! To celebrate a kick off to your senior year, we will be featuring members of the class of 2018 and opening up our calendar for scheduling […]

Cody- Featured Session

Cody- Featured Session
I often get asked if I photograph boys as well as girls and the answer is a big YES! I love guy sessions and showing off their interests and personalities! It is always a goal of mine to have a client tell me at the end, “That wasn’t so bad, it was kind of fun.” Which almost […]

Sophie Featured Session

Sophie Featured Session
Sophie’s session was the perfect mix of urban, natural and a bit of glam. We had a beautiful late summer evening and the sunset was the icing on the cake!  One of her ideas was using a chair in a field. I think this turned out just perfect! This was hands down a favorite for everyone. […]