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10 Creative & Beautiful Maternity Photo Shoot Ideas

10 Creative & Beautiful Maternity Photo Shoot Ideas If you think all maternity photos are the same, think again. Just like any other photo session, your maternity shoot should be about capturing your personality and celebrating your unique and wonderful pregnancy journey. Check out these 10 ideas for making your ...
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Boudoir sessions

Top 6 Ways to Prepare for Your Boudoir Session

You’ve taken the leap and scheduled your boudoir session! Now what? Preparing for your session can help you feel more comfortable and enjoy the experience more. Plus, the more at ease you feel, the better your images will be! Be sure to talk to your photographer about how best to ...
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Wedding boudoir

Why You Should Consider a Bridal Boudoir Session

Your wedding day allows you to be the star of the show. From getting ready to walking down the aisle to family photos, you’ll be in front of the camera all day and will have plenty of images to look back on. But many brides don’t think about another opportunity ...
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Family session

Guide to a Stress-Free Family Photo Session

Every parent wants the perfect family photo—all of you smiling and comfortably posed in a beautiful natural background with that gentle golden light. But as any photographer—or parent—can tell you, getting that photo definitely isn’t easy. Between meltdowns, tears, and distractions, it can be a challenge to get your kids ...
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Cake Smash

How to Plan the Best First Birthday Cake Smash Ever

Your child’s first birthday is a huge milestone not just for your little one, but for you as a parent and your whole family. And one of the best ways to celebrate that milestone is with a first birthday party and cake smash! Giving your child their own cake to ...
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How to Express Your Personality in Your Senior Photos

Senior portraits are a fun way to mark a huge milestone in your life: your graduation from high school. You’ll end up with images your parents and family members will love and photos you can share with your friends. When photographing seniors, I like to make sure we incorporate as ...
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Maternity Session

When to Take Maternity Photos

Congratulations on your pregnancy! You’re planning and preparing to welcome your little one into the world and sharing the joy of your news with family and friends. Having maternity photos taken may seem like just another thing to add to your growing to-do list, but a portrait session can serve ...
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Fine Art studio sessions

What Is Fine Art Portrait Photography?

You may be familiar with portrait photography, whether it’s family portraits or capturing special moments like an engagement or a pregnancy. But have you ever experienced fine art portrait photography? This type of portrait photography is often taken in a studio, where more artistically stylized images are created to make ...
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Why Portrait Photography Is Just as Important!

Many families book annual family portrait sessions to capture the growth of their kids and the changes in their family unit over the years. But most people are far less likely to book a professional portrait session unless it’s to mark a specific milestone, like a graduation from high school ...
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3 Reasons to Do a Boudoir Session If You’re full figured

3 Reasons to Do a Boudoir Session If You’re full figured

The thought of doing a boudoir session can be intimidating. You’re intrigued but afraid of how you’d look, afraid you’re not thin enough, young enough, or hot enough to look sexy. Maybe you’re afraid that a camera trained on your nearly naked body will only highlight the parts of yourself ...
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Top 10 Wedding Planning Tips

1 Don’t waste time. The earlier you start planning, the better—and the less stressful your planning will be. Developing a clear, focused plan for your wedding before you start the process can help you keep up with the many tasks you’ll have to complete. 2 Be creative. Your wedding is ...
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Where Should I Shop for My Boudoir Session?

You’ve booked your boudoir session, and now it’s time to choose what you’re going to wear! An upcoming boudoir photoshoot is the perfect excuse to go shopping, but the most important thing is to choose pieces that you love and that fit you well. You want to feel confident and ...
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