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October 19, 2021

Chian O'Connor

We met Jon + Brittany earlier this summer, and have been planning and waiting for this session for months! It’s so much fun for Denton and I to get to meet our couples. For us, photographing an engagement session and/or wedding isn’t just a job, and our couples are not just clients. I know that […]

October 18, 2021

Chian O'Connor

I have recently fallen in love with hats! Some of my ladies in the last few sessions have been wearing hats, and I love it! This hat was beaded by Gracelyn’s mom, Jen. When she pulled it out, I already knew I wanted to shoot a lot of images with it. When Gracelyn put it […]

October 13, 2021

Chian O'Connor

This anniversary session has been a long time in the making! 20 years, to be precise 🙂 I don’t know what to even write about this session! I’m not even finished editing the whole session, and I’m still speechless 😀 I mean, once you start looking at the pictures, you’ll know what I mean. We […]

October 12, 2021

Chian O'Connor

I’ve had the privilege and fun of photographing Scott + Jessica and their family for a couple years now, and we always look forward to it! It’s amazing to see how the kids grow year to year, and how fast changes happen! Because of that, Scott + Jessica have a wonderful goal- they said they […]

October 12, 2021

Chian O'Connor

Congratulations to Jami! She will be graduating in the spring from Wolf Point High School! Woohoo! Jami’s mom was on the ball and reached out to me earlier in the spring about scheduling Jami’s senior session for the fall. We wanted some fall color and foliage, so we agreed to keep in touch and make […]

October 9, 2021

Chian O'Connor

I am soooo excited to be able to share these- they’ve been a long time coming! Karesha and I have been in touch for over a year, trying to sync schedules and make it work to get together for a session- it’s crazy to believe that it’s been that long! This year, however, we were […]

October 8, 2021

Chian O'Connor

One of the best parts of shooting with flash is the freedom it gives you to manipulate light when natural light isn’t available. It allows you to control the amount of light, and even, the color of that light. One way to adjust the tone of the light coming out of your flash is by […]

October 7, 2021

Chian O'Connor

After doing Hayden’s senior pictures, this was a little mini family session that we squeezed in afterward. We had the people. We had the place. We had a PLAN. Billings, however, had a different plan than me, and it didn’t mind springing it on me last minute. HA! Anyone who has had family photos taken […]

October 7, 2021

Chian O'Connor

I love urban shoots! Don’t get me wrong, I love living in prairie and all of the beautiful settings that we have here, but I just don’t get to shoot urban session that much! So, when Hayden’s mom sent me her vision board with locations and ideas for a downtown session in Billings, I was […]

September 17, 2021

Chian O'Connor

It’s no secret that being in the photography industry is expensive. When you throw flash into the equation, it can get overwhelming. There’s no shortage of gear, and usually when you’re starting out, you can’t purchase it all- and you don’t need to! All that you really need is a basic set up that will […]

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