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You’ve scoured Instagram feeds and the rest of the internet to find the most beautiful newborn portraits. You’ve already created a Pinterest board full of all of your favorite inspo images. You know if you prefer lavish props or more simple and classic photos; if you want bonnets or headbands, neutrals only or pops of […]

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The 3 Styles of Newborn Family Portraits

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.

It is not uncommon to find that expectant new parents are a bit shocked when they realize that a studio style newborn session can last as long as 4 hours. I certainly get the surprise and confusion. After all, family and maternity photoshoots are easily done within an hour, so why on Earth do newborn […]

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3 Reasons Newborn Portrait Sessions Last Longer Than Family Sessions

Studio newborn photo of smiling baby girl on pink background in Jacksonville, FL.

As much as I wish that every family had the luxury of working with a professional newborn photographer, I know that it isn’t always in the cards for everyone. So today, I am going to give you a handful of incredibly simple tips that yield big results when taking photos of your own baby. Tip […]

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5 Easy Tips for Taking Photos of Your Own Baby

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