St. Louis Photographer

Catch up on what we’ve been doing lately…

dinos

A dinosaur specialist joined us for this session.

Why does it seem like our birthday club members are growing up so fast? After the first two years we see them yearly, which seems like a long time…

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wedding kiss

May not be the first, but you are the last!

Kim was getting married and talked to some friends about their experience with a wedding photographer. We know that our couples love working with …

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wedding

A spring wedding for Kim and Grant

Kim called in early 2020 during the time our studio was closed to talk about wedding packages. Although we were closed to clients coming in the of…

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watch the horse

Let’s have the horses in the photos to get smiles!

Here we are again for another birthday club session with Christian. Outdoor sessions are great for those kids on the move. Mom knows her son very …

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new family

A new family has been born

It seems like only a few weeks ago we were working with this couple in the park for their maternity session. Now here we are doing newborn photos….

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graduation

Graduation is the best accomplishment

Graduation is such a special time for everyone, not only the graduate but the families that get to watch their children finish such an amazing acc…

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family fun

Classic Pink and Blue for the family

It’s been a while since we have seen this birthday club family. Basically the whole world, including our studio,  shut down in 2020 so we ski…

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smile

Little girl with lots of sass!

We have worked with this family for so many years now it seems that some sessions become easier and easier. But this sassy little girl tends to gi…

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generations

A generation photo of the girls

 We met these girls at the park for a wonderful generation photo. Grandpa decided that he wanted his daughter, wife and granddaughter to have…

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barn wedding

Becky and James Finally Celebrate

Becky and James have been waiting what seems like forever to celebrate with family and friends. Their wedding was scheduled for April of 2020. Wel…

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baby in there

Hey what do you say – There is a baby on the way!

What would be a good gift for a mother? What about a mother that is expecting her second child? We think any mother would like photos! They can be…

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mask

Finally everyone was able to get together

Sometimes getting a family together for a family portrait can be quite a chore. Dave contacted us knowing he wanted to do a family portrait for Mo…

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Make me laugh mom – show me your belly

A little wind never hurt anybody right. That’s what we had to deal with during this little girls 18 month birthday club session. When mom and Hanna…

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New mom and dad are in love

We often do photographs for multiple family members and this past December we were at the home of one of our clients doing some Christmas photos of…

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Family Photos before the rain

Finally! It happened we were able to take a family photo. Sadly we had to reschedule due to rain more than once. It seems that it is always raining…

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Mom and dad very soon

We were contacted by Rob many months ago because we previously did a session for him and his wife. A few years back they were celebrating 10 years …

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wedding

Kate and Adam got married

Katie and Adam did not know what to expect when planning their wedding over a year ago. As we talked about the possible changes in number of guest …

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lauging

Family photos in the park

 We have said it multiple times and I will continue to appreciate the referrals that we get from our clients. There was a family photo that w…

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sleepy baby

Cherish these newborn moments

When you are expecting a baby there are hundreds of things to think about, especially if it’s your first child. Often parents don’t realize how fas…

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happy family

Family photos are a must!

We worked with this family a few months ago at the park when we photographed a maternity session. Now baby KJ has arrived making it time to update …

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one year

The gift of photos is Amazing

The gift of photos, what is better than that…nothing! When you are looking for that perfect gift you should get a gift certificate from Ravetta Pho…

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sweet smile

Happy Half Year sweet girl

Oriana is such a sweet little girl with a big smile. She really does make us work for it during her sessions. She isn’t showing off that smile with…

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one year

I am one

One year sessions with our birthday club members are so much fun because we have seen them 4 times at this point giving us a chance to watch them g…

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stl cardinals

Newborn Jacob

Jennifer contacted us about a month before her due date to let us know she was expecting her second little boy. We have done a few sessions for the…

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wrapped up

Baby Matthew

Did we take photos at your wedding? Has your family grown recently? We want you to remember that in your final wedding order you received a gift ce…

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the ring

Chris and Sarah

Chris contacted us about an engagement session. We worked with him a few years ago for a family session – one we wouldn’t forget because it snowed …

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winter wedding

Kelly and Adam

Kelly wasn’t exactly sure she wanted to make the phone call to us about changes for her wedding. However the changes we have encountered in 2020 ar…

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cozy by the fire

Missy and Tony

Missy and Tony worked with us earlier this year during their engagement session. While we were taking the photos at Forest Park we discussed everyt…

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familyphotoshoot

Urban Family

A location for your family photos can be a stressful thing to decide upon. Park locations are always great giving you the trees, benches and variou…

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engagement

Megan and Mason

Engagement sessions are so much fun because we really get to know a couple. Alright, we just have to mention it again, even though we have probably…

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wonderful day

Jenna and Joe

Fall weddings have so many weather factors to consider, will it be cold or rainy? Will the trees have any color or will all the leaves be gone? And…

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sweet little man

Baby Leo

Wedding couples that start families and call us when they do are just a joy. Lisa contacted us to take advantage of her wedding gift certificate fo…

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baby girl

New baby sister

A newborn session is always fun because we like to spend time with mom and dad, as well as, work with such small little clients. When older sibling…

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best friends

Baby Brother

About a month ago we got a call from a grandma who wanted to purchase a birthday club membership for her son who was expecting his second child. Th…

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little spa day

Spa day

Mars called us because she was interested in our birthday club. We went over all of what was included with the sessions – the discounts and what a …

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fall wedding

Liz and Chris

Liz contacted us for her wedding because we photographed her while she was in high school at Notre Dame. We love to see our Notre Dame girls come b…

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Welcome Lincoln

When we do someone’s wedding we are excited to see them again. For the most part that is when they start a family, so we provide each of our client…

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A rainy day

I was excited to photograph this family! We had worked with them before but not since the twins have been born so we were looking forward to meetin…

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Taylor and Josh

When we think about how weddings look right now we expect them to be socially distanced, masked and totally different than normal. That’s also assu…

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casual

Porch Session

Mini sessions are the best way to grab a couple photos of your family. When you have older kids who will following directions and do everything jus…

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new baby

Sister Soon

This adorable little family has had us take many pictures for them over the past few years. We started off with a maternity session before their fi…

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faust park

Family fun

We know that our clients are very busy and often photos tend skip their mind. We don’t hear from them in a while, however we know our clients are l…

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she said yes

Kim and Grant

We loved doing fall sessions but book them fairly far in advance. Kim and Grant knew they wanted some fall colors in their engagement photos so the…

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the kids

Family in Fall

Every day on social media we see people asking for suggestions on a photographer. We often respond to these suggesting our studio in the hopes that…

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fall session

Family Session Windy Day

Each month at our studio we have a special, whether it be a spring special with animals or a holiday themed set. Possibly even something random tha…

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together

Katie and Adam

Katie was very excited to work with us for an engagement session. She and Adam both had some ideas of locations but the key was narrowing it down a…

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fall

Fall Family

We find that often our birthday club family members have multiple children which means we get to see them more than once a year. During that first …

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fall trees

Better late then never

This year, despite everything going on, has seemed to fly by which is why it’s no surprise when we hear from clients that meant to get a session th…

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candid

Candid Family

We’ve all had our struggles throughout this crazy year and we are thankful for each of our clients, especially loyal clients, like this little fami…

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in park

Get it done!

The Birthday Club allows us to see this beautiful family multiple times a year! We enjoy catching up and getting the opportunity to capture the imp…

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smiles

Birthday Boy

Loyalty is defined as a strong feeling of support. When we meet a client we hope to gain that feeling of support from them as we photograph the mil…

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fall session

Baby Brother

In the weeks before Easter we have spring sessions at our office. Each year we have an animal and this past spring it was supposed to be a baby lam…

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outside

Family Fun

We have mentioned our charity giving a session for location auctions, trivia nights and other events for those organizations that support us. Our s…

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studio maternity

Baby coming soon

Each day as we work in the studio we work through our sessions and wonder what new sessions will contact us. The phone rings and we are happy to ta…

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tree

Matt is One

Matthew is one and that’s so exciting. It’s not often we get to do a birthday session on a birthday club members actual birthday. When mom contacte…

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masked family

Mask it up

Birthday club session with great kids are wonderful! With everything going on we are trying to keep some distance between us and the clients when w…

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yellow

Expecting

There are times we photograph a family or child every few months. They could be members of our birthday club or perhaps like to take advantage of t…

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long veil

Abby and Nick

Weddings have been much different this year. They either have a smaller amount of people due to regulations, downsized to just a quick ceremony wit…

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sisters

Family at home

Birthday club sessions are fun and we enjoy catching up with our families. With everything gone on we got a bit behind on scheduling this wonderful…

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include everyone

Hot Summer Session

I have been talking about scheduling a family photo with these wonderful people for awhile. We photographed their wedding and have been capturing s…

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getting big

Summer Girl

Birthday club members are fun for us because we get to see the children grow. At times parents are looking for something a bit different to do duri…

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walking together

One year birthday club

Have you ever wanted your photographer to come to your house? We can do that for you! Getting ready is so stressful that when we come to your house…

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couple

Kelly and Adam

Kelly scheduled an engagement session for her and Adam a few weeks out so that she could prepare, but of course we can never prepare for rain! The …

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in the woods

Oh James!

Oh James, you have grown so much. You surely know exactly what you want and keep everyone around you on the chase…literally! From the moment this w…

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park photos

Trish and Dan Wedding

Weddings this spring and summer are looking a bit different than normal in some ways. However they are still a wonderful celebration of marriage be…

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little girl

Flower Girl

Kids grow and change so quickly, perhaps the fact that we have recently been ordered to slow our lives down gave some families a moment to realize …

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Courtney and Jonathan

Weddings schedule so far in advance that there is no way of knowing what type of weather the day will bring, but most couples just have plans for a…

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Missy and Tony

Missy contacted us by email during the stay at home order. She was looking for a photographer that would fit for a wedding in November. Her email r…

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in the park

All Smiles

A small local company like us really enjoys working with clients we have worked with before. Our relationship could be just one other session or it…

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together in park

Growing Siblings

Park sessions in the spring are a breath of fresh air because after being stuck inside all winter it is nice to get out and have fun with clients i…

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jefferson barracks

Jenna and Joe

Jenna and I started an email thread about setting up an engagement session and little did we know how many times we would be emailing back and fort…

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in the park together

Trish and Dan

Trish and Dan visited the office looking for a wedding photographer. We had a great conversation during the consult meeting. They were moving alon…

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St. Louis Photographer

Session Step by Step

Here at Ravetta Photography we try to make everything as easygoing as possible. That doesn’t go to say we can’t still have fun during each of our s…

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stlphotographer

Senior Session Information

Here at Ravetta Photography we work to make your entire experience with us as fun and easygoing as possible! It is important to us to build an ongo…

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studio front

The History of Us

Since we have a bit of time on our hands we thought it would be a great idea to tell you how we got started. Ravetta Photography has been in busine…

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baby in basket

Starting a family

We got the call…a baby was born! I may not remember what I ate for lunch but I totally remember my wedding couples. When they call to say they have…

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what do you want

Evolution of photography

A well thought out article by a fellow photographer to help inform the current generation of the importance of printed photographs.
People are taki…

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winter wedding

Lauren and Michael

Sometimes when I meet a couple I just know we will be a good fit as their wedding photographer. Lauren and Michael came into the studio to review o…

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st louis wedding

Darci and Ian

Darci and Ian planned a February wedding with no idea what the weather would have in store. We discussed options for photo locations. Luckily they …

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winter wedding

Michelle and Steven

Michelle and Steven met us at a bridal show. They were searching for vendors to help out with their day. After a brief meeting during the show they…

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winter photos

Jessica and Bill

I would say if it was going to rain on anyone’s wedding day Jessica and Bill were really relaxed about it. Honestly what can anyone do about it, no…

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family together

When in town

When a studio has been around as long as us we often realize that people enjoy seeing a gift certificate from Ravetta’s whenever they are at an eve…

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