Logan & Jessica | Engagement Session | Pecan Grove at Honey Hill

Logan and Jessica will be getting hitched this May and we cannot wait! I have known Jessica for years and I am so extremely happy for her. Their wedding will be held at Pecan Grove at Honey Hill, one of my favorite wedding venues! We also used the property for their engagement pictures. I hope…

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Lindsey Senior Session | Kelsie Jo Photography | Fort Smith, Arkansas Senior Photographer

The beautiful Miss Lindsey and I met up a couple of weeks ago for her senior pictures and I loved them so much I thought I would share with everyone! I am now booking Spring 2018 Senior sessions. I do have some weekday evenings available before the Holidays if you still want to get in…

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Lynn Wedding | August 12th, 2017 | Springdale, Arkansas | Cross Church | Kelsie Jo Photography | Wedding Photographer

Madison and Micah, Thank you for having us be apart of your special day! We were blown away by your gorgeous wedding, church, and family/friends! Everything was so beautiful. It was great to watch such a wonderful couple get married. Thank you for being amazing clients and we hope to work with you again in…

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Rogers Wedding | August 5th, 2017 | Greenwood, Arkansas | Bell Park | Kelsie Jo Photography

Brock and Briana, Thank you so much for having Kristi and I photograph your special day. It was so laid back, fun, and beautiful! Your family and friends were so welcoming towards us and we appreciate that more than anything. You are both so lucky to have an amazing family! I hope you love my…

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Brian & Amber Engagement Session | Little Rock, Arkansas

This engagement session was so much fun! Amber, Brian, and I met up at Two Rivers Park in Little Rock, AR and it was beautiful. We can’t wait for their big day in February. Hope you love the pictures!   Thanks for stopping by! Much Love, Kelsie Jo

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Christmas Tree Farm Minis | October 22nd, 2017 | Kelsie Jo Photography | Family, Children, Maternity, & Senior Photographer

Christmas Tree Farm Minis – October 22nd, 2017 Hey everyone! It is time to book for our third annual Christmas Tree Farm Mini Sessions! Due to the Tree Farm being extremely busy in December, the property owner is asking that all photographers come out during October for Christmas pictures! It may be a bit early,…

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Tree Swing Minis – May 7th & May 13th – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, Arkansas Family Photographer

Tree Swing Minis by Kelsie Jo Photography These will be held on Sunday, May 7th (1 spot left) AND our recently added date, Saturday, May 13th! INCLUDES: 10-15 minutes 5 digital images Online proofing gallery Print release COST: $140 (Half to book, half at session) *Side note: This was a trial run for advertisements. I…

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Spring Minis – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, Arkansas Photographer

*****Spring Minis***** Saturday, March 18th – Friday, March 24th (Spring Break week) $80 (half now, half later) Includes: 15 minutes 5 digital images of your choice Location will be outside in the Fort Smith area. Grab your spot here: https://kjpminischedule.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php Families, Children, Seniors, and Couples

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SANTA & ME SESSIONS – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, Arkansas Photographer – Christmas 2016

We have been keeping this a secret since July and are SO EXCITED to announce, “Santa & Me” mini sessions! Santa and Mrs. Claus are stopping by Fort Smith, Arkansas for a visit! Sunday, November 27th will be held at Michael’s Mansion Saturday, December 10th will be held at The Bonneville House (This will be a…

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2016 Christmas Boudoir Sessions – Fort Smith, Arkansas Boudoir Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Christmas Boudoir Sessions are here! The lovely Miranda Marie and Erica Nelson will be doing Makeup and Hair again this year <3 November 20th at the Bonneville House.   Additional Packages (not pictured in the ad): $425 + tax Includes: Hair and Makeup 30 minute session 20 digital images Print release $500 + tax Includes: Hair…

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Rogers Wedding – July 2nd, 2016 – Kelsie Jo Photography – Bella Vista Wedding Photographer – Mildred B Cooper Memorial Chapel

Hey guys, Today I am blogging the beautiful Rogers Wedding! Caitlin and I went to school together and she is one of the sweetest people I’ve ever known. It was an honor to take pictures at her wedding. This was my first time to photograph a wedding at the Mildred B Cooper Memorial Chapel, and…

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May 28th-29th Mini Sessions – Fort Smith, Arkansas Family Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

At the end of last month I decided to test out a location right next to my house. I offered some mini sessions last minute and so glad I did! Most of them were friends/returning clients and like always they were so fun, thanks for swinging by my place and letting me take some pictures of you guys….

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Breedlove Wedding – March 12th, 2016 – Kelsie Jo Photography- Arkansas Wedding Photographer

I know, I know. Long time no see! Life and work has been pretty hectic for this photographer. So sorry for slacking on the blog here lately. I am forcing myself to blog every wedding this summer so I wanted to start off with blogging the Breedlove wedding from March of this year! Michael and…

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2016 Greenwood Senior Session – Lacey – Kelsie Jo Photography – Greenwood, AR Senior Photographer

A little less than a month ago I met up with Miss Lacey to do her senior pictures. We met downtown Fort Smith and adventured around the historic buildings. When we were walking by the trolley tracks, we noticed a few mechanics working on one of the Trolley’s so I asked if we could take…

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Hot Air Balloon Mini Sessions – April 2nd & 3rd – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, Arkansas Photographer

Hot Air Balloon Mini Sessions will be held on April 2nd and 3rd in Fort Smith. $75 plus tax – includes a 15 minute session and 3 digital files (you will be able to select your favorite 3 from the shoot). We have 3 spots left for Saturday and 5 for Sunday! I will have several different…

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Christmas Tree Farm Mini’s 2015 – Kelsie Jo Photography – Family Photographer

I know I know, It’s been way too long since my last blog post… but that only means one thing.. Christmas was BUSY! Now that work is slowing down a bit, I want to catch everyone up with some beautiful family/couple portraits from the Christmas Tree Farm. These mini’s were so much fun and Kristi…

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Jenni Malone Bridal Portraits – Kelsie Jo Photography – Arkansas Bridal Photographer

Hey guys! I have been way behind on blogging, so I hope you don’t mind the blog overload this week! Jenni has been such an awesome bride to work with. I am anxious to show off her wedding pictures in the next few weeks. But for now, I want to show off her beautiful bridal pictures!…

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Skinner Wedding – September 5th, 2015 – Greenwood, Arkansas Wedding Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Remember this sweet couple? Well, they tied the knot on September 5th, 2015! I just love Jamie and Matthew! They are always so sweet and thoughtful. I am so happy that Mr. and Mrs. Skinner chose me to capture their special day! Jamie made a beautiful bride and I LOVED her dress. I hope you love the pictures…

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Gatling Wedding – August 15th, 2015 – Van Buren, Arkansas Wedding Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Happy Friday! This week I have been so busy finishing up weddings and getting ready for bridal portraits and weddings this weekend! But, I couldn’t go another day without showing off the Gatling wedding. Chris and Kelci are so in LOVE! Capturing their happiness with friends and family was an honor. Kristi and I had…

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Rachel Huynh Bridal Portraits – Fort Smith, Arkansas Photographer – Michael’s Mansion – Kelsie Jo Photography

Rachel’s bridal portraits are probably one of my favorite bridal sessions to date. I’ve enjoyed getting to know this lovely lady! Her wedding was over a week ago and it’s finally time to show off her bridal’s! Thanks to Michael’s Mansion for always getting me in last minute! If you are looking for a wedding venue or…

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Garay Wedding – Russellville, Arkansas Photographer – August 8th, 2015 – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hey everyone! We have a couple of new blogs coming up and I want to start off with the awesome Garay Wedding! Natasha and Benino drove up to Fort Smith from the Russellville area to meet with me and book their August wedding. Then a few months later I drove to their neck of the woods…

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2015 Christmas Boudoir Sessions – November 29th, 2015 – Fort Smith, Arkansas – Kelsie Jo Photography

Ladies, ladies, ladies!!! Christmas is just around the corner 😉 Time to get dolled up, feel confident/beautiful, and surprise your significant other with a gift they will never expect! This year for Boudoirs we are renting out The Bonneville House in Fort Smith. Miranda Marie and Erica are back again to rock your hair and…

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SEPTEMBER WEDDING SPECIAL – ALL Wedding Packages 15% off – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, Arkansas

Hey guys! I am running a special this month for all of my wedding packages. This will be the biggest discount of the year, so don’t miss out!   Shoot me an email (kjp5170@gmail.com) if you would like wedding package prices and information. Weddings can be very expensive, so I try my hardest to work with my…

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Fall Mini Sessions – October/November 2015 – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, AR Photographer

Fall mini dates are officially open for business! Need a quick photo session that still gets the job done? The husbands and kids love that they are quick and you love that you were FINALLY able to get your family pictures done for Christmas Cards! (I completely understand the procrastination, no judgement here…) We have 3…

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Elizabeth’s Quinceanera – July 18th 2015 – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, Arkansas Event Photographer

Hey guys!!! I am so excited to show off Elizabeth’s Quince pictures with you today. This was my first ever Quinceanera to photograph and I had the BEST time. This family knows how to party, and I hope I captured it well 🙂 We spent a total of 8 hours photographing all of the events throughout…

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Swearingen Family Portraits – Fort Smith, Arkansas Family Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

So honored that the Swearingen’s chose KJP to capture their summer family pictures. I love all of these shots… they are dreamy!!! Baby Matthew has the most beautiful eyes. If you would like to find out more information on how you can book your family a photo-session, email kjp5170@gmail.com or call 479-434-6443. Thanks for stopping by! Love, Kelsie…

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Brazil Wedding – June 13th, 2015 – Fort Smith, Arkansas Wedding Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hey everyone! I am so thankful that Brittany and Chris came to the bridal extravaganza at the beginning of this year. They swung by my photography booth to check prices and after we talked for a few minutes they decided to book a consultation with me. I was thrilled! Brittany’s mom tagged along with us to get…

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TIMES RECORD READER’S CHOICE AWARDS – SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL BUSINESSES! – Fort Smith, Arkansas Photographer

Hey guys, Could you all do me a teeny tiny favor?… Times Record is having a reader’s poll contest. If you could, please nominate “Kelsie Jo Photography” in the Photographer section. I would really appreciate it! You can vote once a day. Nominate 40 businesses and have a chance to win a $100 gift certificate….

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3 QUESTIONS BRIDES ARE TOO AFRAID TO ASK – HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER – FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS PHOTOGRAPHER – KELSIE JO PHOTOGRAPHY

Have you ever wondered HOW to select your future wedding photographer? Of course, their work should speak for itself. Great lighting, being able to capture candid moments, etc. You should definitely be attracted to the photographer’s work and style, but what about picture protection, back-up plans, insurance, or equipment? I continuously hear horror stories from others about…

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Wininger Wedding – Fort Smith, Arkansas Wedding Photographer – May 30th, 2015 – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hey guys, It has been a hectic week and it’s only Tuesday! So much going on in the KJP world and I am thrilled to announce some great news to you all this weekend! But today, I want to show you all a few pictures from the Wininger wedding. I will never forget this wedding. Out…

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Lemonade Stand Mini’s – Rudy, AR Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

I have been wanting to do a lemonade stand themed session for years! Summer outfits, smiles, cute props, and so much fun!     -LEMONADE STAND MINI SESSIONS- Friday, August 21st 6:00-8:20pm and Sunday, August 23rd 6:00-8:20pm Location: Pecan Grove at Honey Hill​ in Rudy, AR 20 minute sessions – 15 spots available. 1-3 children…

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Elizabeth Quinceanera Portraits – Fort Smith, Arkansas Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hey everyone, Today I am going to show off Miss Elizabeth’s portrait session. Her big Quinceanera bash is next Saturday and I am thrilled that I get to be there! Elizabeth and her parents are such wonderful people. Her dad happens to be a horse trainer so I learned quite a few things about horses…

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Newman Wedding – May 24th, 2015 – Kelsie Jo Photography – Arkansas Wedding Photographer

I  know, I know! It has been way too long since I have posted! Let’s bring the blog back with the BEAUTIFUL Newman Wedding. I’ve known John and Danielle through pictures for years now. I was honored when they asked me to capture their special day! I was even more excited when they told me their wedding was…

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Tamara and Brian – Engagement Session – Fort Smith, AR photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Tamara and Brian were the perfect couple to test out a new location with… These two love birds are getting married in October of this year and I can’t wait to capture it for them.   Thanks for stopping by! Love, Kelsie Jo Ps. Don’t forget to add me on all of your social media…

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Jordan – Senior Portraits – Van Buren, Arkansas High School Senior Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hi guys, It has been a few days since I’ve had a chance to post. I thought it would be a good idea to update you all with this beautiful Van Buren Senior 🙂 Jordan was a blast to work with. She was open to all of my ideas and had some AWESOME outfits, including her gorgeous prom dress! I love…

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Angie Bridal Pictures – Sallisaw, Oklahoma Wedding Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hey guys, Angie and I had the best time taking her bridal portraits a couple of weeks ago. Not only did we have her future in-law’s there to help, we had one of her bridesmaids too! Two horses may not seem like a lot of work, but they were definitely the diva’s of the photo-shoot. These…

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Mother’s Day Gift Certificate – Mother’s Day – Fort Smith, AR Family Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Haven’t quite figured out what to get Mom for Mother’s Day? What is that ONE thing she is always begging for from everyone…? Pictures, pictures, and more pictures!  Whether it’s new pictures of her babies/grand-babies or a family session while everyone is in town for the Holidays…it’s simple, Mom just loves pictures. These certificates will…

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Boudoir Sessions – June 6th – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, AR Boudoir Photographer

I just wanted to remind everyone about the Boudoir sessions on Saturday, June 6th. I get a lot of questions about this type of session so I made up a little FAQ! 1.What does boudoir mean? ” Boudoir” is French for a woman’s private room or bedroom, or in photography terms, a bedroom, hotel or…

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Scotty & Shelby – Engagement Pictures – Kelsie Jo Photography- Fort Smith, AR Wedding Photographer

When I first met Shelby and her mother at the Bridal Extravaganza earlier this year I knew we were going to have a blast! I am so happy that they chose me as their wedding photographer. This couple might just be two of the sweetest people I’ve ever met. They are so kindhearted and easy going! If you…

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Zach R – Southside High School 2015- Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, AR Senior Photographer

What a handsome Senior! Zach, Brandy(Mom), and I had a great time finding some cool spots in the downtown Fort Smith area for Zach’s Senior portrait session. We were able to get a little bit of everything.  From urban/rustic to natural/tall grass backgrounds. His mom and I were loving all of the shots! Thanks again for choosing…

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Amber & Shark – Fort Smith Arkansas Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Happy Tuesday everyone! This is my first official blog post and I am so excited to branch over into the blog world…finally! When Amber contacted me about pictures with her horse I might have secretly squealed with excitement. This photo-shoot was every photographer’s dream. Perfect sunset lighting, a gorgeous woman, and her beautiful horse! Amber and…

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