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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Allie and Ellis “Minis on the Farm” | July 15th, 2017 | Kelsie Jo Photography | Rudy, AR Children Photographer

A few weekends ago, these 2 little cowgirls and I met up for a “Mini session on the Farm” and they turned out so cute! They were so brave and loved on all of the animals. Thank you Mrs. Brenda for letting us come and hangout with you!   Thanks for stopping by!

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Santa & Me Minis | Early Bird Discount | November 25th, 2017 | Kelsie Jo Photography | Fort Smith, Arkansas | Children Photographer

We have had several people asking to reserve their spot for Santa & Me Minis this Christmas, so we want to open up early bookings for anyone interested! We have a confirmed date for November 25th at the Bonneville House in Fort Smith! Book before August 15th and receive $15 off of your total! $70…

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Fall Minis 2017 | Kelsie Jo Photography | November 4th & November 19th | Fort Smith, Arkansas | Family, Children, Maternity, Senior Photographer |

Fall Minis – November 4th and November 19th in Fort Smith, AR We had late Fall colors last year, so please do not hesitate to pick November 19th. This is also plenty of time for Christmas Card pictures to be sent out! $100 + tax (54.88 to book, 54.88 at session) Includes: 15 minutes Online…

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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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The Harris Wedding – Bell Park – Greenwood, Arkansas – Kelsie Jo Photography – Wedding Photographer

On May 20th, Autumn and Lance celebrated their wedding day with family and friends in Greenwood, Arkansas at Bell Park. It was a gorgeous wedding and I truly enjoyed getting to know this awesome couple during their engagement pictures and wedding! The atmosphere was so laid back and fun, Kristi and I loved everything about…

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Crumley Wedding | Hot Springs, AR | Garvan Woodland Gardens | April 15th, 2017 | Kelsie Jo Photography | Arkansas Wedding Photographer

Hey everyone! I want to share the Crumley wedding with you today. It was so much fun photographing this beautiful couple at the Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The glass chapel was absolutely gorgeous. I have really enjoyed getting to know this family during all of our photo-shoots. Thank you guys for choosing us to capture…

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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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Micah and Madison – Engagement Session – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, Arkansas Wedding Photographer

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I would share this sweet engagement session with all of you! Micah and Madison are getting married this August and we are so thrilled to photograph their big day. I hope you enjoy some of my favorites from their session.     Thanks for stopping by and I…

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Valentine Boudoir Sessions – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, AR – January 21st, 2017

Valentine’s Day Boudoir Sessions are here! The lovely Miranda Marie and Erica Nelson will be doing Makeup and Hair again this year <3 January 21st 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:…

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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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Ellison Wedding – August 6th, 2016 – Fort Smith, Arkansas – Michael’s Mansion – Kelsie Jo Photography

So excited to blog this beautiful wedding! Grace and Daniel are such sweethearts. They got married at Michael’s Mansion in Fort Smith. One of my favorite wedding venues! It’s such a classic place and it is especially great for smaller/intimate weddings. As soon as you walk in you fall in-love with the beautiful staircase and…

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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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Fall Mini Sessions 2016 – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, Arkansas Photographer

Fall Mini Sessions 2016 Need a quick photo session this year for Fall photos? 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 1 weekend date available this year….

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The Wood Destination Wedding – Playa Del Carmen, Mexico – July 15th, 2016 – Kelsie Jo Photography – Destination Wedding Photographer

Hey guys! Today I am showing you my last destination wedding of the summer…the Wood/Mosley Wedding! As I explained in my last destination blog post (The Dixon Wedding), this year I offered my photography services in trade for a 2 night stay at the resort and my flight. I am still offering this for next…

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The Newman’s Maternity Session – Kelsie Jo Photography- Maternity Photographer – Rudy, AR – Pecan Grove at Honey Hill

Hey guys, Last year I photographed the Newman’s Wedding at Honey Hill in Rudy, AR. This year we met up at the same spot they were married to photograph their maternity pictures. I am so happy for this couple and their new addition to the family. Congratulations Newman’s! Here are a few of my favorite…

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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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The Dixon Destination Wedding – Playa Del Carmen, Mexico – June 24th, 2016 – Kelsie Jo Photography – Destination Wedding Photographer

Hey guys, I have been so excited to show you the Dixon Destination Wedding! If you follow me on social media, you’ll know that this was my first ever destination/beach wedding to photograph. I had the privilege of visiting Mexico 3 times this year, yes THREE TIMES! The 1st time was for my beach wedding in Cancun,…

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Kowalewski Wedding – June 18th, 2016 – St. Charles, MO – Dardenne Prairie, Missouri – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hey guys! Today I am showing off the Kowalewski wedding. My husband was born and raised in St. Charles, MO.  He grew up and went to school with Dave (the groom). When Jesse and I met 4 years ago they were one of the first friends I ever got to meet. I will cherish that…

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McCraney Wedding – June 4th, 2016 – Pecan Grove at Honey Hill – Rudy, Arkansas – Kelsie Jo Photography – Arkansas Wedding Photographer

Hey guys! As soon as I met CJ and Katie last summer for their consultation I knew their wedding was going to be a memorable one. These two are so sweet and fun. It was an honor to be apart of their engagement pictures and wedding day. Thank you Katie and CJ for having me…

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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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June Wedding Special – 20% discount on all wedding packages

Future Brides and Grooms, It’s that time of year again! Since June is the biggest wedding month of the year, I am giving a 20% discount on any wedding package from June 1st until June 30th! This is my biggest wedding discount of the year! Pay in full or a payment of $250 will reserve…

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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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Mosley Family Session – Fort Smith, Arkansas Family Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

It’s always a pleasure working with families that you haven’t seen in a long time! Morgan, Laura, Paul (awesome triplets by the way) and I went to high school together, and it just so happens that I am photographing Laura’s wedding this summer. I am so excited and honored that the Mosley family chose me…

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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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CYBER MONDAY SPECIAL! – Kelsie Jo Photography- Christmas Gift Certificates – Fort Smith, Arkansas Photographer

Hey everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and found some awesome Black Friday deals this weekend 🙂 I decided not to do a Black Friday deal since I took the day off to spend with family, but I am most definitely having a Cyber Monday Special this year! CYBER MONDAY SPECIAL: Purchase a…

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King Wedding – September 20th, 2015 – Whitney Mountain Lodge – Garfield, AR Wedding Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hey guys! I hope everyone has had a fabulous Friday! My day consisted of lots and lots of editing. I was able to finish the King’s Wedding pictures before the weekend! I’ve been so eager to show you all this beautiful wedding… If I could please have a wedding at Whitney Mountain Lodge once a…

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Katie Wilmot Bridal Portraits – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fort Smith, Arkansas Bridal Photographer

My third and final blog post of the day is of the gorgeous Mrs. Wilmot. Katie married her best friend, Kevin, this past weekend at Bell Park in Greenwood, Arkansas! She is a precious soul that I love dearly. Not only is she one of my brides but she is a new friend that I am…

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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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Huynh Wedding – September 4th, 2015 – Kelsie Jo Photography – Fayetteville, Arkansas Wedding Photographer

Remember this beautiful couple? Well, they got hitched at the beginning of last month and I am finally caught up to show their pictures off to everyone! (I will be posting the Skinner wedding soon, as well!) Rachel and Dennis are the coolest! I’ve really enjoyed getting to know these two love birds. Hope you both enjoy…

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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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Essary Wedding – June 27th, 2015 – Oklahoma Wedding Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hey everyone, I’ve got another wedding for you guys today! Mark & Jeri’s ceremony and reception was held at the Terrapin Peak, Bed, Breakfast, & Beyond in Cookson, Oklahoma on Lake Tenkiller. It was my first time shooting here and it was absolutely beautiful. The owners completely took care of Jeri and her family/friends and I…

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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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Dennis & Rachel – Fort Smith, Arkansas Engagement Photographer – Kelsie Jo Photography

Hey guys! I am up super early this morning and ready for a productive day. So many things to get done before the weekend! While I’m getting some pictures from last night’s session loaded I wanted to share Dennis and Rachel’s engagement session with you! These two are so great together. When I found out…

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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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