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It’s no surprise that your baby will grow and change at an amazing rate in their first year of life. They go from sleepy, tiny little newborns to walking and talking (or at least almost walking & talking) in ONE year! Because of this, and all of the cuteness that comes along with it, it […]

Photographing Your Baby’s First Year

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Whether you’re just interested in one good Christmas card photo, or want a full album of playful, snuggly family images, deciding on what to wear for your family photos can be a big task. I am going to walk you through the exact steps that I follow when choosing outfits for my own family’s photos […]

What to Wear for Your Family Photos | A Step by Step Guide

The Five Points intersection in Raleigh, NC with the Hayes Barton Pharmacy in the background and other store fronts.

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There are a lot of reasons that Raleigh natives like me love the Five Points neighborhood. It’s close to the action of downtown but really family friendly, it’s walkable, and has a great eclectic vibe. The neighbors are welcoming, the dogs are top notch, and it is home to some of the best small businesses […]

Your Local Guide to the Five Points Neighborhood in Raleigh, NC

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So, you’ve scheduled a photography session for your baby – that’s great! Now, comes the important task of choosing outfits for your baby’s photo session. I’m going to walk you through what I recommend for dressing your baby at different ages and locations to hopefully give you plenty of inspiration and clarity. Dressing Your Newborn […]

Choosing Outfits for Your Baby’s Photo Session

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When you are expecting a new baby there are many decisions to make as you await your little one’s arrival. I’d like to make one of those easier! Choosing between a studio or in-home newborn session is hard for some parents, but there are very clear pros and cons to each. Reasons for choosing an […]

Choosing Between a Studio or In-Home Newborn Session

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There are a lot of negative things going on in the world today, so I thought it would be a good time to just share some happy baby smiles that will absolutely melt your heart. Sometimes we all just need to appreciate the simple joys in life, and for me baby smiles & giggles are […]

Baby Smiles That Will Melt Your Heart

Reasons to Book a Baby's First Year Package

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If you are expecting a baby and care about documenting that journey with beautiful photographs, then make sure to read on about the reasons why you should book a baby’s first year package. Welcoming a new baby into your family is SO exciting, whether it’s your first or 3rd, 4th, etc. Every baby is so […]

Reasons to Book a Baby’s First Year Package

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When you decide to book a family photo session in Raleigh, there are many beautiful locations to choose from. I want to make the location choice as easy as possible for my clients, so I am compiling a list of my favorites so you can learn about them and see examples of what they look […]

Raleigh Family Photo Locations

Raleigh Family Photographer captures dad holding baby boy smiling at the camera

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It’s hard to believe we’re over halfway through with April, which means that Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and I’m here to help with a gift guide full of my favorites. As a mom who works a lot with other moms, I think I’ve got some great insight into what we love! 1. This Mother’s […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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When it came time to celebrate Esme’s first birthday, I was so excited that Mom reached out to document it with a studio photography session! I had the honor of capturing Esme as a newborn, and again at 7 months old – so I knew I was going to be in for a treat with […]

Raleigh Studio Photographer | Esme’s First Birthday Session

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