I’ve been a professional photographer for over a decade.  I got my first DSLR about 12 years ago and instantly fell in love with photography.  I took that camera with me everywhere I went and when my own kids got tired of letting me take their pictures, I started taking pictures of my friend’s kids.  […]


February 14, 2024

Five Reasons to Hire a Professional Photographer

Five reasons to hire a professional photographer

What should I expect at the session? Newborn swaddled sessions usually last around an hour. When you get to my studio, I will get your little one swaddled and will take pictures with a variety of backgrounds and wrap colors and styles. I typically plan three different set-ups so you get a selection of unique […]

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January 25, 2024

Newborn Swaddled Session FAQs

You’re having a baby! Congratulations! Your baby is going to grow and change so quickly and getting newborn pictures done is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Picking the right newborn photographer for you is a big decision. Here are some things to think about when making your choice! Lifestyle vs Posed Photographer There are […]

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July 6, 2022

How to Choose Your Newborn Photographer

how to choose your newborn photographer

When you look at images a newborn photography session, you see tiny fingers and toes and adorable little faces. Sometimes baby is all swaddled up and cozy and other times they are in perfectly posed positions. And although my ultimate goal is to provide beautiful images for you to remember those little details about your […]

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May 24, 2022

Safety Rules for Newborn Photography

newborn photography safety rules

Newborn babies are so sweet and adorable 95% of the time. But it’s that other 5% that can knock you on your butt and make even the most experienced parent feel flustered and overwhelmed. Add in a good dose of sleep deprivation and suddenly trying to keep a newborn happy and content feels like an […]

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May 17, 2022

Newborn Baby Advice from the Experts

newborn advice from the experts

As a newborn photographer, I get the chance to snuggle lots of babies. It’s pretty much the best job on the planet. Some babies are fussier than others, some have more hair than others, but I have yet to meet a baby I didn’t totally adore. And Mr. Oliver was no different! Behind that sweet […]

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April 27, 2022

Newborn Session, Oliver

swaddled baby boy with tiny teddy bear

Being a newborn photographer is the life dream I never knew I needed. I’ve been an elementary school teacher, a call center employee, and a stay at home mom but being able to snuggle and photography tiny babies during a newborn session is by far my favorite job ever. (Okay, being a mom is pretty […]

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March 17, 2022

Newborn Session, Myles

moon and stars newborn photography session

Your newborn session is coming up! How do you prepare for something like this? Often times this is the very first photo shoot your new little one has, and it is the only time they will be this small. It’s kind of a big deal, but getting ready for your session doesn’t have to be […]

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September 14, 2021

Preparing for your Newborn Session

How to Prepare for a newborn session

Sweetly Swaddled newborn sessions are a great way to get beautiful portraits of your new baby without as big of a time commitment. These sessions are great for getting a few updated family portraits with your new baby. And doesn’t this growing family just look amazing?!? Big siblings are always welcome to be a part […]

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September 11, 2021

Swaddled Newborn Session

Newborn boy with two siblings

Most of the time the people who contact me for newborn sessions are new parents or new parents-to-be. But every once in a while I get a really excited grandma that contacts me to schedule a session for her baby and THEIR new baby. Miss Samantha has the sweetest most excited grandmother I’ve ever met. […]


May 31, 2021

Samantha, Newborn Session

newborn baby girl cinderella princess

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