The spring weather was beautiful for the Maple City Cattle Battle in Meyersdale, PA. Seventy market animals and 51 heifers graced the ring. The Somerset County Beef Producers put the show together. The cattle show was sanctioned by East Coast Cattle Circuit and Beyond the Ring Association. Highlights for the day included Aaron Parson’s crossbred […]


May 5, 2022

Maple City Cattle Battle | Meyersdale, PA

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Are you ready for the Central PA Showdown? The show located in Williamsburg, PA kicks off on April 9, 2022. There’s still time to enter online thru Showman. It starts at 10am with breeding heifers, followed by market heifers, the steer show, and showmanship to conclude the day. The small town in Blair County, PA […]


April 2, 2022

Central PA Showdown: Blair County Cattle Show

The first month of the year flew by. I started off the year with Next Level Images at Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City. The two week show was packed full of elite cattle and wonderful people. I’m not a cattle kid at heart but sure grew to love the bovines more every day. During the […]

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February 3, 2022

Cattlemen’s Congress | Travel Guide

The days of 2021 are winding down. What better way to recap the year than with sharing my five favorite livestock photos from 2021? This year marked a year of growth and uncertainty as I left a salaried job and transitioned into a full time photographer. I’m still very much growing and learning as a […]

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December 16, 2021

Favorite Livestock Photos of 2021

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It was a beautiful early fall evening for Tyler and Allison’s PA farm engagement photos. Fall beauty never disappoints in Central PA. Tyler and Allison’s three Bernese Mountain dogs were included in the photos. The trio tested our luck and patience. I had a blast wandering around a Centre County farm with them. We laughed […]


December 12, 2021

PA Farm Engagement Photos | Tyler + Allison

I had been looking forward to Montgomery’s high school senior photos since her mom and I starting planning for it months ago. The evening did not disappoint! When I arrived all hands were on deck to make sure the livestock looked great and Montgomery had the perfect outfit. Montgomery and I chatted about a picture […]

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October 29, 2021

High School Senior Photos | Montgomery

Senior sessions are my favorite type of portrait session to shoot and adding livestock to the session makes it even sweeter. Allie’s Shanksville senior photos were so special for me. Her mom was my childhood neighbor when I was still in diapers. I’ve watched Allie grow up showing livestock and blossom into the beautiful young […]

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August 19, 2021

Shanksville Senior Photos | Allie

There’s something special about Penn State graduation season. Excitement, hope, and joy fill campus as another group of students join the alumni club and prepare for life after college. I had the best time capturing Delaney’s Penn State senior photos back in May. She was the sweetest girl to have in front of my camera. […]

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July 20, 2021

Penn State Senior Photos | Delaney

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Let me start out by saying this girl is my bestfriend, ride or die, and the gal who knows way to much about my life. I was so excited about taking her senior photos but also nervous. Em is my biggest supporter and critic all wrapped in one. We are brutally honest with one another. […]

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June 5, 2021

Emily | PSU Senior Photos

Two weeks ago I had the pleasure to make the trip back to Indiana, PA for a branding and family photo session of the Beattys.

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April 13, 2021

The Beatty Family

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