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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.


I had the pleasure of meeting the H family at their home last week for a fun filled photo session.   They have 3 adorable children all close in age to my kiddos so I quickly felt right at home with them.  

Miss Anna quickly was all smiles and loved being in front of the camera.   We played a fun game of “show me your _____ face”.   My favorite was her silly one of course.   I must say that  I absolutely adore her beautiful curls also!

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Little man Jack was a doll as well.   Working with him sure gave me that baby fever.   Just as sweet as could be and gave me that big baby grin showing his new “teefers” as we call em at our house.

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Big brother Bobby is a great kiddo as well.  He is one smart kid who taught me lots about Star Wars.  He has eyes that melt your heart!

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I had such a wonderful time meeting them.   Thanks again H family for allowing me the opportunity.


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Lyndsey Tegethoff - November 15, 2012 - 4:39 am

Great job as always Traci! Love these little kiddos 🙂

Halloween at The Branscum’s ~ Traci Branscum ~ Family Portrait Photographer … Fenton, Missouri

Halloween has to be one of the cutest fun holidays.  It amazes me how much this holiday has grown into a fun family gathering.  We built our home 2 years ago and this was our first time trick or treating here.  What a great surprise it was.   It was a great chance to meet more of our neighbors and their families.   I have quickly come to realize there are tons of kiddos in our neighborhood which is fabulous for our trio.

The one thing I still haven’t figured out is the “joke” part of it here in St. Louis.  You see in St. Louis each kid is to have a joke to tell at every house.  We have lived in several states and this is the only place where I have seen this done.  Would love to hear from others out there if this is done where you live.  It’s definitely cute hearing all the little ones tell their Halloween jokes however, the Branscum trio wasn’t blessed with joke telling skills….lol  They think everything they say is funny and love to make up jokes.  Blane’s for the evening was “knock knock”…”who is there”…” a tree”…”tree who”…”there is a tree over there”.    Funny right!   Believe me they only got worse.    Brynn however stood by one of her old ones.  “What is a pirate’s favorite restaurant?”  ….”Aaaaaaaarby’s”     The Colbster was able to simple say “Happy Halloweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeen”   They had a blast and loaded up on tons of good stuff.

Costume picking is always a fun part of the Halloween process as well.  The magazines start coming in and the kids will sit on the couch and go thru them with such excitement trying to decide on the perfect one.

Miss Brynnley Kate chose to be a kitty leopard this year.




Blane had the hardest time choosing.  He eventually decided on the mobster/gangster costume.  He really liked the cigar and gun part I am afraid.  He wanted to get into character for the photos.





The easiest costume decision this year was Cobly.  There was no doubt as to who he would be since he is obsessed with Toy Story.  Our very own Buzz Lightyear.




My very own Trick or Treaters….



operation love reunited ~ traci branscum ~ family portrait photographer ~ fenton, missouri

I had the pleasure of capturing some family photos for this reunited family of 6!  Mom had contacted me prior to dad arriving home however I already had a commitment to another family for that particular homecoming.   I was more than happy to arrange a time where we could capture some family photos for them though.

First off huge kudos to this family…..

Dad for serving our country and sacrificing himself for our freedom!

Mom for keeping up with 4 busy little boys while dad was away!

Such a sweet family and how cute are these boys!







They were such great boys…well behaved, oh so sweet and lots of fun!

Dad has lots to be proud of!



Thanks again P Family for allowing me to capture some family shots for you now that Dad is back home and thank you again for your sacrifices this past year!



Kathy Hight - November 7, 2012 - 2:29 am

Wow you guys!!!! These are awesome pictures. They totally make me miss your faces out here in Colorado!!!!! The boys are so handsome and looking like dad!!! And Ethan still captures my heart. Lisa, you are absolutely beautiful!!! Thank you so much for sharing.

Traci, you have an eye for pulling out the love on these faces. Thank you for coming along side and ministering to those who have served our country and to their families that have waited for their return. God bless you!

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Laura Haferkamp - November 7, 2012 - 12:03 pm

Wonderful pictures! You really caught their personalities! Thanks so much for Operation Love Reunited!

megan - November 7, 2012 - 1:32 pm

I loved every one of these pictures! All of your sweet and funny personalities were captured so well! Miss and love you all.

Frank Norris - November 7, 2012 - 1:58 pm

Great photos of a beautiful family! Glad you guys are back together. Not a “nappy head” in the bunch!

Laurie Payton - November 7, 2012 - 2:30 pm

These are wonderful pictures of our dear friends. You did a great job capturing their joyful hearts!

Jill Edwards - November 8, 2012 - 12:13 am

Thanks so much for sharing the pictures of the Plair Family. The boys have grown so much! You all look fantastic. It is great to see you together again.

Cynthia H - November 11, 2012 - 2:31 am

Beautiful family and beautiful pictures. Praise the Lord you are all together again!

Terah M - November 11, 2012 - 2:42 am

These are such precious moments captured so beautifully! Thank you for sharing them! Lisa, I am so glad you have your husband home again!

Lindsay W - November 11, 2012 - 3:22 am

Gorgeous. xo

Jessica - November 11, 2012 - 4:31 am

Love all these wonderful pictures! Love all those wonderful boys! Love this wonderful family! We love y’all so much!

James D. - November 11, 2012 - 7:50 am

Great pictures! They all look thrilled to have husband/dad home.

Anita Thomas - November 11, 2012 - 1:47 pm

Beautiful pictures of your sweet family. We miss you a lot. I love the boys smiles. You are in our prayers often.

Gayle Colby - November 12, 2012 - 3:52 pm

Friendship with this family for us goes back several years to when they had only been married for a year and they came to our house for Thanksgiving, brought by our daughter and her husband. We are so delighted to know them and see how their family has grown and life has grown them in their faith as well. Our thanks to this young man and his service to our country. And our love goes out to each family member and we wish we were closer to be able to celebrate together with them one of the best holidays of the year. Our memories are many and pleasant; blessings and love from Ron and Gayle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Deborah - November 12, 2012 - 4:42 pm

Wonderful photos of a wonderful family!

Diane Braden - November 12, 2012 - 5:51 pm

These are great pictures of all of you!!! The new little guy looks just like his brothers – so cute! I know you are happy to have Jeff safely home – praising The Lord for that blessing. Thanks for sharing.

Aunt Talitha - November 13, 2012 - 3:13 am

I love these pictures! Lisa, you look gorgeous. Can’t wait to see y’all at Thanksgiving. Love you all.

grandma valeeta - November 13, 2012 - 3:22 am

What a bunch of good looking young boys!(mama and daddy aren’t too bad,either)Love you all sooooooooooo much.

Deb - November 13, 2012 - 4:18 pm

Wow what wonderful pictures,, Great photography work ! They look like they favor thier A. Deb also

Deb - November 13, 2012 - 4:19 pm

Wow what wonderful pictures,, Great photography work ! They look like they favor thier A. Deb also

fall fun … traci branscum ~ family portrait photographer ~ fenton, missouri

I got to meet back up with this fun family.  Mom always has the best location ideas and loves to switch things up.  This year we headed out to their land which included their own private pumpkin patch (thanks to Dad’s hard work!)


We had some fun near the woods…



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Fun with the giant pumpkins…





As always I love how the black and whites capture stories….





Thanks G Family for allowing me to capture your family photos! 

happy 1st birthday miss camille ~ traci branscum–children’s portrait photographer–fenton, mo

Another sweet baby planner has turned one!  I have loved capturing this sweet little girls photos this past year and getting to know her wonderful parents.  I still remember how hard she made us work for her newborn portraits and now each session she gives me more and more smiles.





Cake celebration time!







And beautiful black and white timeless captures…




Happy First Birthday Miss Camille!


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