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’



Heiner Family

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.” ~John Muir

I was in Utah a few days back and I had a great time at the Click Away photography conference! I went with my friend Brianne, who I hadn’t seen since high school. We had a great time in classes, we learned a lot and caught up with each other. We were inspired by the amazing group of women (photo-moms from all over the world) who were teaching there. I spent one evening meeting Brianne’s gorgeous family and taking pictures of them in gorgeous Utah! It was such a refreshing kind of session for me. We decided to just have fun and let the kids be themselves. And the scene was …perfection. Here are my faves:

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Massey Family

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

“Family time is sacred time and should be protected & respected.” ~Boyd K. Packer

Like most families, it had been a while since the Massey’s had a family picture, so it was time. The challenge when you have kids that have moved out is trying to find a time when they are all together, but the planets aligned last month and we got some great pictures that will be treasured!

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Fall 2014 Mini Sessions

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

It’s that time of year again! Time to get your family pictures for the wall, and Christmas cards, and all that jazz! I’ve got only a few spots set aside next month for families, go ahead and claim yours!

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Email me at: jillian@jillianfarnsworth.com to book your session!

Here are some highlights from our spring mini’s:

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{sneak peek} Massey Family

Friday, August 29th, 2014

I’ve been working on getting the right style for post processing of this session for the last hour and I am beyond excited with the result! Here’s the sneak of the Massey’s family session. Oh it was so hot, but so beautiful, I’m excited to get the rest of the images edited and up soon! For now…

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Lewis Family

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

“We didn’t realize we were making memories we just knew we were having fun.” ~unknown

It was another great session with the Lewis family! We may have had a few raindrops but we had so much fun and I’m so happy to be able to help them preserve these memories! Until next time…

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{sneak peek} Lewis Family

Monday, August 11th, 2014

I was around a to photograph the twins days after their birth. It’s been such a privilege to document this sweet family year after year! I love my job! Here’s a sneak from Friday’s family session with the Lewis’s. More to come soon so follow me by subscribing below or on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest.

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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”
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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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