Hey, friend! I’m Chelsey—the woman, wife, mom, and child of God behind Chelsey Grace. Oh My Cupcakes!, an unlimited budget on Amazon, gifts, and words of affirmation are my love languages.

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Every session is special. But sometimes, they are just straight up MAGIC.        

Annie & Landon // Engaged // Sioux Falls Photographer


Rowyn, you make one beautiful rainbow. I got the hospital literally moments after Rowyn was born. When I arrived, I was greeted with the best smile from her daddy. That first meal after enduring the marathon, no matter how small, always tastes incredible. When Mom and Dad called the big sisters to tell them the […]

Rowyn // Sioux Falls Birth Photographer


The love this family has. It is fierce. It is unwavering. It is enduring. It is forgiving. It is resilient. Love like this is unbreakable. Happy 1st Birthday, sweet boy. Your life is a miracle. You are so loved.  

Joyful ONE //Sioux Falls Baby Photographer


Sweet Lennon. With eyes like ice and a spirit like soft falling snow. Enamored with your brother, and he equally entranced by you. You are so loved sweet girl.     

Lennon // 6 Months // Sioux Falls Baby Photographer


This past weekend was my daughter’s first birthday. Here’s the moment I lifted her to my chest for the first time. Pretty freaking cool, huh? But let’s back up a bit to my last few months of pregnancy. (Zoom in to read the text, the captions are important for the rest of this novel blog […]

Exposed wounds.

Motherhood, Personal

I’m a few months into my new business name of Chelsey Grace, and it’s been on my heart for a while to share why I made the shift from Chelsey Photography to Chelsey Grace. When I miscarried my second baby in 2015, I knew I wanted to name her. I couldn’t bear the thought of […]

Grace. // Sioux Falls Photographer


I met Megan while I was working full time a few years ago. I always admired her impeccable fashion, brilliant red hair and quiet, yet kind demeanor. When she reached out asking if I would be willing to shoot her intimate New Years Eve wedding I knew it would be special. And friends, it was. […]

Megan & Luke // Sioux Falls New Years Eve Wedding


Can you even handle those cheeks? Or those giant blue eyes? Or that heart-melting smile? Or that perfect birth mark on her leg? Because I can’t. Cannot handle any of it one bit.

Adalyn // 6 Months // Sioux Falls Photographer


The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship. -Amelia Earhart        

Amelia // In-Home Newborn Session // Sioux Falls Photographer


This beautiful winter weather has me reminiscing about some of my favorite winter weddings. One of the first that came to mind was Liz and Joran’s perfect winter wedding. These two got married on an unusually warm December day…I literally shot this wedding in short sleeves! So fun to look through these images again! LOVE […]

Liz & Joran // Wedding // Sioux Falls Photographer


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chelsey photography