When I think of what an iconic fall Arkansas wedding would look like, I think emerald greens, crimson reds, burnt oranges, and a venue that showcases all of the natural beauty Arkansas has to offer. Well the Burt wedding had all of that and more. With a mid-day ceremony inside the Mildred B Cooper Chapel […]

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The way Parker lights up when she’s given flowers. How Beckett is infatuated with anything that Parker loves. Finley’s inability to go anywhere without her Kit-Cat. Parker’s need to hug Finley every five minutes. Beckett’s stubbornness when it comes to anything I want him to do. The way Finley goes from joy to judgement in […]

Is there anything that passes faster than your baby’s first year of life? The days are long but the years are short, right? And the years don’t come back. Our itty bitty babies transform before our eyes, one day at a time, until they are no longer itty bitty but fill our hearts just the […]

Is there anything that passes faster than your baby’s first year of life? The days are long but the years are short, right? And the years don’t come back. Our itty bitty babies transform before our eyes, one day at a time, until they are no longer itty bitty but fill our hearts just the […]

Is it weird to say that people can have things in common with buildings? Because between knowing just a small snippet of Danielle & Elliott’s story and reading the history of Cooper Memorial Chapel – they are both testaments of great faith. I cannot image a more appropriate place for the Kelley’s to begin their […]

As a native to Bentonville, I find it wild when I hear that families are coming to NWA to vacation. I have to remind myself that this is not the same town I grew up in. Bentonville has boomed into a destination for art enthusiasts, mountain bikers, and families alike. When Crystal reached out to […]

Shipman Photography - NWA Maternity - Bentonville - Edwards

If you had asked me 7 years ago when I first bought a camera if I wanted to photograph families, maternity, and newborn, I would have told you absolutely not. But so much has changed in that 7 years. Moving past the “newlywed” stage and into the family-of-my-own stage has given me the confidence and […]

If you had asked me 7 years ago when I first bought a camera if I wanted to photograph families, maternity, and newborn, I would have told you absolutely not. But so much has changed in that 7 years. Moving past the “newlywed” stage and into the family-of-my-own stage has given me the confidence and […]

Shipman Photography - NWA Maternity - Bentonville - Edwards