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Bright-Eyed 2 Month Studio Portraits When my babies were infants, I could set them down for a maximum of 10 minutes before they would start screaming at me to pick them up again. Fast forward, and they self play really well and don’t need my attention every 5-10 minutes. In the beginning, however, it was […]

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An In-Home Christmas Newborn Session Mila was supposed to come during the week between Christmas and the new year. I usually take that week totally and completely off, but I made an exception for Noel and David’s newborn session. When we touched base at the maternity session, however, Noel was already experiencing some major Braxton […]

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The Studio at Fountain City Lifestyle Session I remember this season so vividly because I was literally JUST in it. This is the second lifestyle session I did in a week, and it came flooding back to me all too quickly. It’s so sweet. There are so many precious moments where big brother snuggles little […]

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When I photograph adorable home newborn sessions, I always tell the families they can have any props they want me to use ready and waiting. I’ll sift through them right when I arrive to figure out which ones will make the best photos. Sometimes, I arrive to 2 things, and sometimes, I arrive to 10 […]

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Space Theme Nursery for this Newborn Session For all the newborns I have photographed, I have yet to see a space theme nursery, but it was SO stinking cute. Who knew they had so much outer space decor you could use in a nursery? As I was welcomed into the Wertzes’ home and saw all […]

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Newborn Studio When photographing newborns with their toddler siblings, you can never really predict how it’s going to go. You can never set expectations because newborns and toddlers are the most unpredictable of all the unpredictables. So, I always go into these sessions with a completely open mind so I can just shift and mold […]

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Home Newborn Session There are two primary types of newborn photographers. The ones that have you come to their studio because they have a bunch of props and a backdrop system. They have an off camera flash setup and a wardrobe for mom to wear. The babies are usually sound asleep for this entire session […]

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Floral Newborn Session This sweet newborn session was at my studio with little Sophie. I always ask parents to bring things that may be special to them. Blankets, hats, bows, stuffed animals, outfits, swaddles, etc. Sophie’s mama brought a floral blanket that I am completely obsessed with. I laid it over top of the cushion […]

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Newborn Session with a Toddler I have been shooting more and more newborn sessions where big siblings are also included. I get SO many worried mamas asking me if it’s even possible to get big bro/sis to cooperate. Especially when they are 2 or younger, but your toddler will surprise you. Just let your toddler […]

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Home Newborn Session in Maryville, TN Okay, can we all just agree that the name Sonnie is SO stinking cute? I love it so much. But it’s so much more than just a cute name for these parents. They named their daughter after the mama’s beloved uncle who obtained the nickname Sonnie when he was […]

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