If you’re like me, you have come across products in your life that just “click” with you…they make your life better, more enjoyable, and are things you know you will never part with. My Kitchen Aid mixer, my Old Gringo cowboy boots, and my love of Talenti Sea Salt Caramel gelato are just a few of my life’s imperatives. The latest addition to “Wendy’s Favorite Things” (yea…stole that from Oprah) came when I discovered Rodan + Fields skin care products. My good friend and new business partner, Jen Griswold introduced me to it and I am forever grateful.

As a woman, we all know too well the grueling life-journey of navigating the multitude of beauty products to find the ones that you connect with…that special something that makes you feel good, improves the look of your skin, and becomes a part of “you”. I fell in love immediately with the R + F REVERSE line. It was super easy to do each morning and night and the almost immediate results kept me being “faithful” to the routine!

Those of you who know me well understand I must really believe in this product line to jump on board as an independent consultant. Just like I talk to my photography clients about not having regrets when deciding to “take the plunge” and capture their growing families and special events…I feel the same way in promoting this product line. It is most certainly one of my favorite things and I did not want to regret not sharing it with others. And by the way…you all should try some of that gelato too:)

I am blessed that my photography business continues to flourish here in the St Louis area…I take great pride in my work as a photographer and artist. Just last night after editing and sending some photos back to my clients, I was filled with satisfaction knowing that what I was delivering was worthy and would create happiness in someone’s life for years to come…I feel the same way about my new partnership with R + F.

If this resonates with you and you are ready to try something new, exciting and worthwhile…you WON’T be sorry! You can visit my R + F website directly or follow the link on my photography blog to learn all about the products Rodan + Fields has to offer.

Rodan + Fields Independent Consultant

Rodan + Fields Independent Consultant

Each time I get another order in of the Mini-Accordion Albums, I love them a little more.  They are the perfect addition to your photo session order.  Small and compact, they are perfect for grandparent gifts for the holidays.  They come with the clear sleeve to protect it when in your purse or briefcase.  Ask Wendy Z. Photography to see them in person!

If you would like to schedule a Senior or Family Portrait photosession…contact St. Louis Senior Photographer, Wendy Zippwald of Wendy Z. Photography at 509-475-8081 or wzippwald@yahoo.com. Have a great day!

Are you searching  for the perfect way to update the photos in your frames or on your walls, capture images for your holiday card, or to try out a new photographer in town before scheduling a full-length, custom session with her?

Look no further…Wendy of Wendy Z. Photography is now booking 2015  Mini-Sessions for the Fall months of September, October and November!

Mini-sessions are a super condensed version of my full-custom sessions.  During a mini-session, I shoot a 2-3 variations of the whole family, just kids, just parents and one individual of each child.  If time permits, other variations might be included but they are not guaranteed.  See below for all the details!

Book your 2015 Mini-Session today!

Book your 2015 Mini-Session today!

The Details

Your session fee of $150 includes:

  • A 20 minutes mini-photo-session for one immediate family in one location and with one wardrobe
  • At least 10 images in an online gallery
  • Your choice of 4 Digital Image Files that you will have the printing rights for personal use
    (i.e. Holiday Cards, Wall Prints, Albums, etc.)
  • A Custom Designed Facebook Timeline Image using the some or all of the 4 images you have chosen
  • A 2015 Holiday Ornament using your favorite image

The Locations

  • Rock Springs Park in O’Fallon
  • The Lake on Scott Air Force Base
  • Tower Grove Park-South St. Louis City
  • Embrace the Simplicity of  “Your very own Front Porch” mini-session!!  Check out some examples here.
  • Another location of your choice in the St. Louis Metro or Metro East area.

Additional Perks of Mini-Sessions Only:    You can order additional prints & specialty products at a 20% discount.

The Session Fee of $150 is required with a signed portrait agreement to reserve your date and time.  Payment can be made via check, cash or credit card.  The Session Fee is non-refundable.  If your session is on a Saturday, your rain-out date will be the next day…Sunday.  If your session is on a Sunday, your rain-out date will be the following Sunday.

No REGRETS!!  Life is too short!   Email, Text or Call Wendy to reserve your date immediately at: wzippwald@yahoo.com or 509-475-8081
First come, first serve!  Sessions will book quickly!  If you need some mini-session wardrobe ideas, you can go check out my Pinterest Board here.



Three adorable High School Graduates + props + fantastic location + sweet light = SUCCESS!

These young ladies, about to embark on a new chapter in their lives, have grown up together for years.  They wear necklaces with each others initials on them.  They know what each other is thinking and can finish each other’s sentences.  It was amazing and comforting to watch them together during the photo session.  Thank you so much for letting me capture your friendship!

Senior Portrait Photographer St. Louis Metro

Senior Portrait Photographer St. Louis MetroSenior Portrait Photographer St. Louis MetroSenior Portrait Photographer St. Louis Metro

Senior Portrait Photographer St. Louis MetroSenior Portrait Photographer St. Louis Metro

Senior Portrait Photographer St. Louis Metro

Senior Portrait Photographer St. Louis Metro

BFF sessions with me are completely affordable, especially if you have also had your individual senior session with me.  These sessions aren’t only for graduates…do you have someone turning 11 in your house and they want to have a photo session with all their friends, or do you have someone turning 16.  These would all be great opportunities to take advantage of these group sessions! Check out these images that my former wedding photographer partner, Sasha Craig shot of her daughter’s 13th birthday.  These sessions will preserve those friendship memories forever!  If you are a California client…please contact Sasha Craig for all of your photography needs.  She is amazing!

Sasha Craig Photography_0463Sasha Craig Photography_0464You can find the details of my BFF Sessions here on my website.   If you would like to schedule a BFF session…contact St. Louis Senior Photographer, Wendy Zippwald at 509-475-8081 or wzippwald@yahoo.com. Have a great day!