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Thoughts on motherhood, babies, photography and beach life from Jacksonville & Northeast Florida’s Premier Portrait Photographer

Being a mom does not magically make the photos I take look any better than other photographers who are not parents. It does not enhance my ability to understand my camera or manipulate light to produce beautiful images. Nor is it the special sauce that allows me to handle and pose newborns safely during my […]

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3 Reasons My Mama Heart Helps Me to Serve You Better

Mom and son snuggling and laughing on driftwood at Little Talbot Island in Jacksonville, FL.

You’ve booked your family photo session, chosen a gorgeous location, and have perfectly coordinated outfits ready to go… if you’re like most moms, you’re now crossing all of your fingers and toes, hoping and praying that your kiddos cooperate, so that your photographer can capture beautiful images of your family. As an experienced family photographer […]

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Prepping Your Kids for Your Family Photo Session

“My toddler cannot walk on his own yet… maybe we should just wait until next year to have portraits taken.” If this sounds like you, STOP!  Do NOT let the limitations of the stage you or your kiddos are in keep you from getting professional family portraits. It’s just that… a stage; one that will […]

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Why the “better time” for getting professional photos of your toddler is right now…

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