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JEWEL TONES STYLED SHOOT | St. Louis Wedding Photographer at Sunflower Hill Farms

Jewel tones, dreamy venue, and a real-life First Look. I couldn’t have dreamed it up even if I’d tried. This styled shoot was perfect. We had an amazing team of vendors who worked hard to think through and execute all of the details you’ll see in these photos. But what couldn’t be planned by any […]

Wedding

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MARY | Newborn Photographer in Saint Louis

New moms always ask what to expect for their newborn session, and I wish I could promise them that their baby would be as happy as Mary was! She slept for the entire thing until the very end, when we got a couple of photos with her eyes open. It was perfect. She was so […]

Newborn

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THORNHILL | Extended Family Session at City Centre Park

It can be challenging to get adult kids together for a session, but the results are SO worth it. It never hurts to bribe them with a nice meal out afterwards 🙂 I’ve known the Thornhills for awhile now, and it was so special to have them in front of the camera again! Thanks, friends, […]

Senior

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DAY | Family Session at Forest Park

College roommates, in each other’s weddings, pregnant with our firstborn daughters at the same time, we’re both photographers, and most importantly – we are still such good friends, which I am incredibly grateful for. Gretchen and Josh have been such a gift to Spencer and I over the years. I am so thankful for Gretchen’s […]

Family

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HARPER | Newborn Photographer in Saint Louis, MO

Harper was just the sweetest snuggle bug. She didn’t like to sleep and didn’t like to be swaddled, but she seemed to like her newborn portrait session! We got some sweet posed ones of her, but my very favorite are some lifestyle ones of momma and Harper during her snack break. 🙂 Molly Thomas Photography […]

Newborn

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SAM & TAYLOR | Engagement Session at Missouri Botanical Gardens

Sam and Taylor asked to have their session here at the gardens, and it was like having a personal tour guide! They knew their way around and had several favorite spots that they wanted to go to. I am so excited for their wedding this spring – it’s going to be gorgeous! Molly Thomas Photography […]

Engagement/Proposal

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ROSEN | Family Session at Oak Knoll Park

There was laughter, snuggles, running, swinging, and chasing during the Rosen’s session! This was the third year that I’ve gotten to capture this family’s photos. I just love watching families grow up! Molly Thomas Photography specializes in engagement, wedding, family, and senior photography in St. Louis, MO and central IL. Love what you see? Contact me for […]

Family

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KEITH & SABRINA | Wedding in Washington, MO

Keith and Sabrina’s wedding was marked by a multitude of personal touches, starting out with Sabrina wearing her mom’s earrings, and her mom braiding her hair for the wedding. There wasn’t a dry eye during the sweetest Father-Daughter first look that I’ve ever had the privilege to photograph. The family and the wedding party just […]

Wedding

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Hayter | Family Portrait Session at Shaw Nature Reserve

I got together with the Hayter family for a portrait session just a couple of weeks before Keith and Sabrina’s wedding! They had already gotten engagement photos done due to time constraints, but I really like to work with my couple before the big day, so we decided to include the whole family! There were […]

Family

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