Jillian Farnsworth Photography

About Jillian Farnsworth Photography

Jillian takes pictures of happy things like heart-warming weddings, adorable babies, imaginative children, and delightful families. She lives with her husband and two children in Wildwood, Missouri and works mainly in the Saint Louis, Missouri area. This is a blog mainly dedicated to her photography business. Every now and then, a few personal posts are tucked in. Enjoy!

Archive: ‘Families’



Cutler Family

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

“The attitude you have as a parent is what your kids will learn from more than what you tell them. They don’t remember what you try to teach them. The remember what you are.” ~Jim Henson

This morning I’m wrapping up spring mini sessions with my last family from our Forest Park vintage Sofa session. Meet the Cutlers. Such an awesome group of happy people!

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Another shout out to Shades of Blue Interiors. Rachel from Shades of Blue is so easy to work with and her eye for style and design is impeccable. She styled our family picnic mini session and painted this sofa for this session. Everything she does is exquisite. Visit her blog for great tips on DIY projects, rental props for photographers, and gloriously beautiful one-of-a-kind refinished furniture for sale.

Smith Family

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

“…and though she be but little, she is fierce”
~Shakespeare

The Smiths have three beautiful fierce little ladies! What lucky parents! We had a great time for our mini session a month ago, and I’m happy to be able to reveal those pictures today!

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Shaw Children

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

“The ultimate treasures on Earth and in Heaven are our children and our posterity.” ~Dallin H. Oaks

Happy weekend everyone! Here’s another look at one of the spring mini portrait sessions last month. (styled by Shades of Blue Interiors) This is the Shaw children, don’t they all just look so lovely here?!

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Tune in tomorrow, I have a special Father’s Day post to share!

Geroski Family

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present” ~A.A. Milne

Speaking of gifts, I have had the pleasure of photographing this family for a few years and it is just such a blessing to be able to see them over the seasons and watching these cute boys grow! The Geroski’s are a great family, and I’m excited to show you their mini session pictures today! (The vintage sofa in used for this session was refinished by Shades of Blue Interiors and is available to area photographers for rent!)

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Spicer Family

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

“Always remember, there is nothing worth sharing like the love that let us share our name.” ~the Avett Brothers

Today I want to share with you my baby brother’s sweet family session. It has been super special to photograph Stephen and Jessica since before they were married. Now, five years later, look at the cute little family they have become!

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{sneak peek} Cutler Family

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Hello everyone! Tonight I have a sneak for you of the last of those adorable vintage mini sessions. This is the Cutler family! All SEVEN of them looking so cute in this picture!

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Thanks again to Shades of Blue interiors for the couch! Photographers, contact her for props you can rent for your next session!

{sneak peek} Smith Family

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

And here’s another sneak from my latest and greatest mini sessions! This is the sweet Smith Family portrait! More of this family and those three precious girls to come, so stay tuned good friends!

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{SNEAK PEEK} SHAW CHILDREN

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Sorry for the delay on the sneaks folks! It seems every spring I come down with some cold, this one has been a little harder on me than usual the last few days. Not sure what that’s all about, but I’m coming back to life and still super excited to get some more of these adorable pictures out there. Here’s another sneak from the combined efforts of myself and Rachel at Shades of Blue Interiors. (Photographers! She has lots of great props like this for you to rent! Give her a call, she’s awesome to work with!)
This picture is of the Shaw family children who got all dolled up for their mini session, such beautiful people right there!

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{SNEAK PEEK} Geroski Family

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

The second and final round of mini sessions took place in Forest Park on Saturday. I have four sneaks to share by the end of the week from these great sessions and I’m kicking it off now with one from the Geroski Family!

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Billhartz Family

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

“I sustain myself with the love of family.”
~Maya Angelou

It’s time to share the next session from our Vintage Picnic spring mini portrait sessions, styled by Shades of Blue Interiors! The Billhartz family was so excited to have their pictures taken and at Tower Grove Park, where Fifteen years ago Greg and Jennie had their engagement pictures taken! What a difference fifteen years makes! So fun to see their beautiful family!

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