Mathison Munchkins – Sioux Falls South Dakota Children’s Photography

Guess who came to our studio a while back?

Happy Birthday Owen: A little early – Madison South Dakota Baby Photography

Owen’s birthday isn’t until early next month, but we will wish him a Happy Birthday anyway even if it is early.

Brielle – Sioux Falls South Dakota Baby Photography

Ella – Madison South Dakota Baby Photography

Check out Ella’s magnet from her recent Baby Plan session.

Aliya: Madison South Dakota Children’s Photography

We just had our adventure for the day: Aliya’s mom came out to pick up pictures this afternoon. Julie called letting me know she had a flat tire. I hopped in the car secure in my expert ability to change a tire (lots of experience). We couldn’t find the jack or other tools. Roger Johnson stopped by to help. Kelly Jung came to the rescue from his shop half a mille down the road with a floor jack and a spinner wrench. We had Julie back on the road in no time.

A big thanks to Kelly for helping out.

We love it when Aliya comes to the studio. Not only is she cute, she is unbelievably smart and very polite.

Aliya had two special prints: a 4×10 desk panel and her Birthday Club magnet.

Caring Cuties Contest: The Winners!

We have the winners of our Caring Cuties Contest! In the 0-4 yrs age group, we have two. We had a great response and raised over $500 for Leah’s Kids. The winning images will be printed as 16×20’s and then mounted, framed and presented to the parents in two to three weeks.

Lou and Lexie too! Madison South Dakota Children’s and Baby Photography

It was Lou’s 1st Birthday and Lexie came too. We did magnets for both of them.

Ainsley’s Birthday Club magnet – Madison South Dakota Children’s Photography

Ainsley is a beautiful little girl full of smiles and adventure. Here is her Birthday Club magnet. She is also featured in our Caring Cuties contest. Voting ends March 25th.

Lolita’s magnet – Madison South Dakota Baby Photography

Our magnets are not just for our Birthday Club kids. Lolita is a contestant in our Caring Cuties contest. Voting continues through March 25th.

Natalie’s Birthday Club Magnet – Madison South Dakota Children’s Photography

Natalie is a little girl that is quick to smile. She is doing very well in the voting on our Caring Cuties Contest going on right now. Here is her Birthday Club magnet.

Caring Cuties Contest: Groups – Vote for your favorite

We are announcing the Caring Cuties Contest. For the month of February, we photographed cuties that came out and supported the orphanage. $25 entered the children into the contest, gave a 60 minute session, and a free 8×10. The entrance fee all is going to Leah’s Kids and the Casa Angelina orphanage. (Check out www.leahskids.org) We are now posting the entries online for our viewers to vote for the cutest kids. There are three categories of winners: zero to four year old, five to 12 year old, and groups.

Here are the 7 entrants in the group category. Please vote for your favorite image. Contest winners receive a framed 16×20 print plus 2 accordion wallet books. Voting ends on Friday March 25th.

If you would like pictures of your little ones, please call the studio at (605)586-4143. Bring your muchkin around the time of their birthday and receive a free session and magnet as part of our Birthday Club.

Caring Cuties Contest: Ages 0 to 4 – Vote for your favorite

We are announcing the Caring Cuties Contest. For the month of February, we photographed cuties that came out and supported the orphanage. $25 entered the children into the contest, gave a 60 minute session, and a free 8×10. The entrance fee all is going to Leah’s Kids and the Casa Angelina orphanage. (Check out www.leahskids.org) We are now posting the entries online for our viewers to vote for the cutest kids. There are three categories of winners: zero to four year old, five to 12 year old, and groups.

Here are the 12 entrants in the age 0 to 4 category. Please vote for your favorite image. Contest winners receive a framed 16×20 print plus 2 accordion wallet books. Voting ends on Friday March 25th.

If you would like pictures of your little ones, please call the studio at (605)586-4143. Bring your muchkin around the time of their birthday and receive a free session and magnet as part of our Birthday Club. Check out our Baby Plan for a framed print and sessions: newborn, three, six, nine and twelve months.

Caring Cuties Contest: Ages 5 to 12 – Vote for your favorite

We are announcing the Caring Cuties Contest. For the month of February, we photographed cuties that came out and supported the orphanage. $25 entered the children into the contest, gave a 60 minute session, and a free 8×10. The entrance fee all is going to Leah’s Kids and the Casa Angelina orphanage. (Check out www.leahskids.org) We are now posting the entries online for our viewers to vote for the cutest kids. There are three categories of winners: zero to four year old, five to 12 year old, and groups.

Here are the two entrants in the age 5 to 12 category. Please vote for your favorite image. Contest winners receive a framed 16×20 print plus 2 accordion wallet books. Voting ends on Friday March 25th.

If you would like pictures of your little ones, please call the studio at (605)586-4143. Bring your muchkin around the time of their birthday and receive a free session and magnet as part of our Birthday Club. Check out our Baby Plan for a framed print and sessions: newborn, three, six, nine and twelve months.

Maydsen’s Birthday Club Magnet – Pierre South Dakota Children’s Photography

Another fun Birthday Club magnet for Madysen. Mom and Dad have been bring her since she was a baby…now she’s all grown up.

Don’t forget to check out our Caring Cuties contest.

Avery – Madison SD Baby Photography

Here are a few from Avery’s recent Baby Plan session.

Martin Family Christmas Card – Madison SD Baby Photography

Jena and Jason let their little guy be the star of their Christmas card. ElizaBeth designed a custom card while they watched on our big screen.

Don’t forget to check out our Caring Cuties contest

Preston at 3 months – Madison SD Baby Photography

Keri brought Preston and Peyton to see us a few weeks ago as part of our Baby Plan. Preston is growing up so fast. Here are a few of our favorites.

Don’t forget to check out our “Caring Cuties” contest.

Ella at 6 months – Madison SD Baby Photography

Mom and Dad opted to get magnets of Ella’s six month pictures to share with their family. Ella is just too cute for words.

Foland Christmas Card – Madison South Dakota Family Photography

What a fun family! ElizaBeth designed a cool Christmas card for the Foland family. Cards don’t have to be just for Christmas: pick your favorite holiday and we can design a custom greeting for you.

No More Hibernation — Bring out Your Cuties!

I think the cold has put us all in hibernation mode. It’s cold. It’s so much work to bundle up, to get the car started, to wander out on roads, not sure that they won’t be icy or blown over by the time you come home. Boy, can I relate! Here I am with Rachel a week ago on one of those zero degree days where I wasn’t brave enough to head to town but still needed a little exercise. This is usually a little mile section that we run the dog or the kids run for gym class. This day I couldn’t find the road on the whole mile. It was a good, challenging walk, but I was happy to see the snow plow come to open the back road up.

Having said that, No worries, we are so thankful to the snow plows that open up the paved road to Rutland every day, and also to great neighbors, Denny and the Carpers for keeping our alley and our parking area nice and clean so you can all come visit us. And, I’m going to plan on the cold weather finally breaking. Today, the weather crept up to 30 degrees. I was loving the feel of the sun on my face and being able to be out without hurrying to get out of the chill.

We had so much fun playing in the cold a couple weeks ago, with the Freeze Your Fanny 5k Run, that we decided to continue the fun and also the love we want to share with the Leah’s Kids organization. The group from Madison will be off to Guatemala in just a couple weeks, to help finish the house for the orphanage, but there is always continuing need for support at the orphanage. Mike and I have decided to find a new way to help them out. Of course, we want you to help out, too. So, here’s our new program.

We are announcing the Caring Cuties Contest. For the month of February, we are looking for cuties to come out and support the orphanage. $25 will enter your children into the contest, give you a 60 minute session, and a free 8×10. The entrance fee all goes to Leah’s Kids and the Casa Angelina orphanage. (Check out www.leahskids.com) Then March 1-15, we will post our entries online for our viewers to vote for the cutest kids. We plan to have three categories of winners: zero to four year old, five to 12 year old, and groups –A great chance to get all the grandkids together in one portrait. Call today to set up your appointment 1.605.586.4143. Have an adorable idea to make your session more creative? Make sure you give us your idea when you call so we can plan for something fun.

Wieman Family Pictures – South Dakota Family Photography

We can finally show off some pictures now that all of the presents have been given out for Christmas. This is a 10×20 for Dad.

Mathison girls – Sioux Falls Baby Photography

Here are images from a fun session we did with the Mathison girls.

Mackenzie’s one year pictures – Madison South Dakota Baby Photography

It sometimes seems like we are “Baby Central” with all of the little ones around. We offer the Baby Plan with a framed print and newborn, 3, 6, 9 and 12 month sessions as well the the Birthday Club that has a free session and a magnet. We take time for the small ones to get comfortable with us before we start taking any images. They seem to know the right place to go to find toys and after we are through, the snack bucket has to be visited.

Here’s some of Mackenzie’s one year pictures.

A special 4×10 image…

Birthday magnet…

Kale’s Birthday Club Magnet – Madison SD Baby Photography

It seems just like yesterday that Kale was a tiny baby. Now he is one and on the move.

Loghan’s Birthday Magnet – Brookings Baby Photography

We wish every little girl was like Loghan: beautful smiles…and a mind of her own.

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Tyson’s Baby Plan Panel

Another cool Baby Plan Panel to show off. The babies sure do change in the first year. Call us at the studio if you are interested in our Baby Plan. It includes a framed 16×20 along with newborn, 3 month, 6 month, 9 month and one year sessions.

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Taya’s Birthday Club magnet

Not sure what to do in her tutu, here is Taya’s Birthday Club magnet.

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The joy of being one year old!

Happiness can be measured in many ways, but when you are just turning one year old, there is joy in running. Running to Mom makes us happy. Running away from Mom as she tries to tickle makes us giggle.

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Avery at 3 months

It’s hard to believe that Avery is growing so fast.

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Tristan at one year

Tristan is one year old. He definitely doesn’t look like a baby any more.

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