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27 May

Max’s Newborn Photo Shoot

Anybody who’s been in our studio knows that one of the best photos on our walls is a little tutu’d tush walking away from the camera… Well, that famed bottom has some cute competition now with her little brother, Max!  This little man has some serious squish to squeeze, and boy did I have fun with him!! We folded him into little balls, played around outside with some “boy stuff,” and captured the little “Bable Aingies” (the words of a tired new mom translating to “Angle Babies”).

I’ve known this family for years (maternity photos, newborn photography, and various other ages and stages of life), and enjoy every time they come into the studio– mostly because they keep bringing these amazing kiddos!  Take a look at this sweet little bundle they brought in most recently, and check out some of the fun we had with him at his newborn photo shoot!

Posted Under: Cleveland Newborn Photographer
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19 May

Makeover Mommy Mini Sessions were a hit!

We saw all kinds of “beautiful” in here over the course of the Makeover My Mommy Mini-Sessions! Some kids took mercy on their moms and did their best to make their moms look like princesses, while others flat out declared their intention of making mom “look like a clown” or “look soooo ugly!” We alternated between laughing hysterically at the antics and oohing & ahhhing in adoration of the adorable interactions that took place.
We couldn’t keep this much fabulous to ourselves… so check out some of our favorite shots from this mini-session set!
Watch out dads… Father’s Day is coming soon ;)

Posted Under: Cleveland Child Photography
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5 May

Mother’s Day Mini Sessions!

Kim Ponsky Photography is giving back! We’ve been so blessed these last 13 years with our success in the photography business, it’s now time to say thanks to all of you moms out there who have supported us on our journey.

Our Mother’s Day Mini Sessions are FREE! Yes, that’s right, the shoot is on us! Moms – bring yourself and your children to our studio to be photographed in our “Make Over Your Mommy” set next week (Monday 5/8 – Friday 5/12) only. Sessions are 10 minutes long and moms are encouraged to bring their own makeup, rollers, or whatever else you would like!

Spots will fill up quickly so call us now to book! 216.229.7427

Posted Under: Cleveland Family Photographer
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29 Apr

Rick’s Magical Headshots

I couldn’t help myself with that title… I mean, Rick’s a magician!  He’s THE magician, and he is as kind as he is talented.  We had a great time chatting about his work, his many endeavors in the entertainment industry, and everything else as we snapped away capturing updated headshots for his promotional materials.

Lately we’ve really been growing our corporate work, doing more headshots than in years past… and this session is a perfect example of why.  What we love about portraiture is the ability to translate the character, the personality, and overall essence of the subject in an image.  And while with kids, this provides an invaluable keepsake and memory, with corporate clients it allows the person to put in front of the world an image of themselves that portrays who they are, what they offer, and how they want to be seen.

Rick wears many hats in his professional life, and it was our goal to capture all of them during our photo shoot.  He runs a entertainment booking agency, Cleveland Entertainers, a non-profit that helps kids earn money for their school through selling tickets to his performances with Magic Gives Back, and then there is the way many of us were first exposed to Rick Smith, Jr’s talent in the first place… his work as a magician and Guinness Book of World Record holding card thrower.  So we took all of those facets of his work life, and provided as much variety in his images as he has in his career.

And a shout out to Gabriella, who held the dandelion while Rick threw cards at her!


Posted Under: Cleveland Corporate Headshot Photographer
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11 Apr

Spring Splash Sessions!

Splashing in puddles on a warm spring day… not much else can come as close to capturing the carefree whimsy of childhood.  So roll up your pants, or step into a pair of rain boots and come play with us in the rain!!


Spring Splash Sessions – $300

20-minute Splash Session (held at Kim’s house)


Framed 12×18 Fine Art Print (you chose the image and the frame)


Don’t fret the forecast… we at Kim Ponsky Photography will take care of everything… even the weather.

Posted Under: Cleveland Child Outdoor Photography
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