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  • Welcome to Traci Branscum Photography – The Blog!!!

    Hi there and welcome to my blog. This is where I showcase my recent sessions, keep you updated on specials and of course update you on life at the Branscum household.

    My goal in photography is to capture life's moments and provide them as lasting memories for my clients. I love the photos that allow our spirits and personalities to shine!

    Please contact me via my website or here at the blog to schedule your own custom portrait session.  Thanks again for stopping by the blog and feel free to leave comments on post.  I love hearing from both clients and future clients.

    My profile picture was taken by the fabulous Holly McCaig.  Holly specializes in both senior portraits as well as weddings.  She is wonderful to work with so feel free to contact her if you are interested in that type of service.  You can check out Holly's site here.

Newborn Snuggles … Traci Branscum Photography ~ Newborn portrait photographer ~ Fenton, MO

I recently had the honor of photographing this precious baby boy’s newborn photos.   We captured his newborn photos a little later than most newborn as he was  almost 3 week.    He definitely liked to snuggle with his mom and dad!


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Mom and Dad wanted a more lifestyle session so we captured shots of them just loving and taking care of their sweet newborn baby boy.   These first time parents are doing great and going to be rock star parents!

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He really is such a beautiful baby boy!  Love the pouty lips and creamy skin.




Love the b/w photos and the emotion you can always feel from them…

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Welcome to the world Baby Michael and thanks again P Family for allowing me the opportunity to capture some memories for you all of this amazingly special time.

One Happy Little Guy … Traci Branscum Photography ~ Family Portrait Photographer ~ Fenton, Mo

So I must say I have been looking forward to this session since this little guy was born.   He had a bit of a rough start in life so we postponed the session a few times due to hot weather this summer and rain early this fall.   Thankfully everything worked out this past week  and we were able to meet up.

I must start by saying this family is so sweet!   They just dote over their little guy and of course with the dimple and grin he has…who wouldn’t!

I had a hard time narrowing down some favorites to showcase but here a few from the session with Mr. Cooper – one happy little guy!


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Absolutely love the newsboy hat!!!   He was honestly such a happy little guy and I adore his sweet smile!

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Mom and Dad were able to get great smiles from him.

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Some wonderful timeless black and whites…

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I hope you love your sneak peek J Family!   Thanks so much for the opportunity to photograph sweet Cooper! 

Lori Cunningham - October 27, 2014 - 2:32 pm

What a beautiful, happy, loving family. The pictures are such a welcome peek at such a sweet boy!!!

Anne Seiler - October 27, 2014 - 11:01 pm

What great pictures! Cooper is adorable! Great Christmas card options. It will be hard to choose!!!:)

Deborah Johnson - October 28, 2014 - 9:07 pm

The photos really capture Scott, Meghan and Cooper’s personalities. You have a way of making your clients look relaxed and at ease in their photograph’s and that’s a rare quality. Can’t wait to see the rest of the photos. Best to you.

Sheryl - November 1, 2014 - 12:13 am

Cooper is so loved and you are such a beautiful family!
Love, Sheryl

Meghan - November 1, 2014 - 3:51 pm

Traci, thank you so much for these amazing pictures. What a gift! You captured all the best moments, and we are so thankful to have these memories forever!

colorful fall fun with the “C” family … Traci Branscum Photography ~ Children and Family Portrait Photography ~ Sunset Hills, MO

I had the honor of capturing some family memories for such a fun sweet family recently.   Mom requested the session take place at Laumeier Sculpture Park and it was the perfect setting.   The leaves are just started turning colors and such neat different areas there from the sculptures, building and acres of beautiful natural park.

I was also so excited when I saw the fabbo colors mom picked out for the session.  Angie did great coordinating outfits and love the pops of color she went with.   You can just tell they are a fun family!

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We strolled around the park.   I loved watching these parents interact with their kiddos.   They were so sweet to them and you could just feel how much they loved one another.


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Of course the kiddos are so beyond adorable!   Thank you so much Angie for the opportunity to photograph your beautiful family!   You all were so easy going and it was great getting to know you all.   I look forward to capturing more photos in the future for you all.



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I hope you love your sneak peek!   Your gallery will up soon for viewing.

sylvia crawford - October 23, 2014 - 10:18 pm

Pictures were very clear, positioned very good. Nice job.

Debbie Millaway - October 24, 2014 - 7:56 pm

Very adorable. Great pictures. Colors are so vibrant.

lisa wells - October 24, 2014 - 9:57 pm

Love them! Can’t wait to display them I’m my Crawford family picture frames!!

Tina Masterson - October 26, 2014 - 9:20 pm

Great pictures. Looks like you had a fun time!

Jack is turning one … Traci Branscum Photography ~ Childrens portrait photographer ~ Fenton, Missouri

I say it every time when my newborn clients come back for their first year photos….where does the time go.   Sweet little Jack was such a doll at his newborn session and I was excited to see how much he had grown and that he was doing so well.  He still has the very sweet personality and it shows in his adorable little grin.

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His parents are so wonderful with him and goodness he sure does adore them.   I love the natural candid photos that show these beautiful emotions between them.

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Wishing a very Happy 1st Birthday to Jack!

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I love these black and white ones…

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Thank you again W Family for the opportunity to capture some memories of your family!   Hope you love the sneak peek and your gallery will be up shortly.

Melissa - September 16, 2014 - 3:41 am

These are amazing! What a little man.

Danylle Crandall - September 16, 2014 - 3:54 am

He is adorable! Great family photos!!!

Deb Desai - September 16, 2014 - 4:10 am

He is so cute! Love them all but my heart melted on the photo where he is hugging your arm, Katie. <3

Ali - September 16, 2014 - 9:26 am

Such great pictures of an incredible family! Happy birthday Jack!!

Cindi Rauch - September 16, 2014 - 10:59 am

These are absolutely amazing. Beautiful family and great photography.

Thera Curtis - September 16, 2014 - 11:19 am

Seriously. Stinkin cuuute.

Susan Neville - September 16, 2014 - 12:16 pm

Beautiful photographs!

Megan - September 16, 2014 - 12:27 pm

What an awesome & cute little guy!

Jean Pearson - September 16, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Jack has made amazing progress during his first year… Happy birthday jack!

Carol Abel - September 16, 2014 - 12:43 pm

Beautiful pictures of a beautiful family!

Barbara Shoup - September 16, 2014 - 12:51 pm

Beautiful photos of a beautiful, beautiful boy–and his amazing parents.

Jennifer - September 16, 2014 - 12:55 pm

He is too cute. Its a blessing getting to watch him grow.

Dan Weitz - September 16, 2014 - 1:03 pm

Jack’s facial expressions fascinate me so! Great job catching some of his best – beautiful!

Shane - September 16, 2014 - 1:03 pm

Great photos! Very inspiring!!

Ashley - September 16, 2014 - 1:22 pm

Gorgeous family photos and he is just so handsome!

Kaitlyn - September 16, 2014 - 1:31 pm

So many great photos! They capture the full spectrum of his personality, some are hilarious (like the black and white one where he is in the middle and almost doing a full foul face), others show off that super chunk happy face, and there are some real gems that showcase his sweetness. So in love with them all!

Angie Lyon - September 16, 2014 - 1:40 pm

All the pictures are so well done. Katie & Sam it has been an absolute delight to watch him grow, struggle and triumph through his first year. Thank you for sharing him with us! Whether you realize it or not, you have offered an opportunity to become educated about what it means to overcome the obstacles, as well as share the joys of raising a child with special needs. You guys are wonderful parents and I admire everything you do!

Deanna - September 16, 2014 - 1:43 pm

What a cutie and wonderful work. Love all of these!

Erin Gipson - September 16, 2014 - 2:36 pm

So Precious!

Donnell - September 16, 2014 - 2:53 pm

These phtots are amazing! Just like your little family 🙂

Lisa - September 16, 2014 - 3:07 pm

Happy Birthday

Ginny - September 16, 2014 - 3:20 pm

Love Baby Jack!!!

Susie - September 16, 2014 - 3:38 pm

How adorable! What a special lovable family!

Vanessa - September 16, 2014 - 3:48 pm

What a beautiful family and such a happy boy! Love the pictures!!

Kelsey - September 16, 2014 - 4:13 pm

These pictures are absolutely adorable!!

Natalie - September 16, 2014 - 6:23 pm

He is so beautiful. Happy birthday, Jack!

Diana - September 16, 2014 - 9:14 pm

Great Pics He is a cutie!!!

Lucy - September 16, 2014 - 10:14 pm

These pictures are absolutely beautiful!!!

Susan A - September 16, 2014 - 10:42 pm

Those pictures are adorable!! He is getting so big!!

Bonnie - September 16, 2014 - 11:00 pm

Great pics!!! You all look so good and Jack is as adorable as ever!

maddi - September 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm

Such a sweetheart!

Pam - September 17, 2014 - 12:12 am

These are ADORABLE!!!

Judy Harrison - September 18, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Beautiful pictures. I can tell Jack brings great happiness and blessings to you.

Elizabeth - September 18, 2014 - 11:07 pm

What an adorable little man!! Congrats you two 🙂

Katie Wilcox - September 26, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Amazing pictures of an AMAZING family!

Fun Family of 5 … Traci Branscum Photography ~ Family Portraits ~ St. Louis, Missouri

Oh my goodness, I cant believe how time has gone by so quickly.   I remember photographing this little guy’s newborn session and now he is starting kindergarten!!!    I love my yearly sessions with this family and watching the children grow…from newborn to school starting and one starting high school!

We met up at Laumeier Sculpture Park for this fun family session.  Although is was a typical warm St. Louis summer evening they were are troopers!

We played in the trees…

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Checked out the art work…

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Strolled through the park

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Thanks again “S” Family for the opportunity to photograph your family!   You all are were wonderful and fun as always!

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searle sieff - September 8, 2014 - 10:09 pm

great pictures !!!

Donna claes - September 9, 2014 - 10:02 am

These are great

Patricia Modica - September 9, 2014 - 10:47 am

Great Pics! C-you look just like your Dad. Anyway, they turned out really beautiful.

Julie Schlichting - September 9, 2014 - 10:55 am

Traci always takes such beautiful photos and has the patience of a saint :). The kids love her!

Katherine Lynn - September 9, 2014 - 5:52 pm

The pictures are beautiful! What a lovely family!

Mary Jo Martin - September 15, 2014 - 3:47 am

Love the pictures and the color coordination of your clothes. Very good pictures w/ good subjects and photographer!!!

Wayne Schlichting - September 21, 2014 - 4:38 pm

Great pictures

Don Wiesinger - September 24, 2014 - 12:43 pm

Great pictures. Liked the settings.

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