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Your family is growing, and what a wonderful thing that is! While your session is first and foremost a newborn portrait session, I know how important it is to have a family photo to document this fleeting time. While my studio is built with little ones in mind, I do have two larger backdrops available […]

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Proud, emotional Auntie here… my nephew turned ONE last month and I’m all in my feelings about it! He is such a sweet boy and growing up quicker than any of us would like. (So fast that he’s the same size as my tiny 2-year-old!) We did a few simple poses of him on a […]

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When I’m working with my clients to style their cake smash portrait session, the question that I’m almost always asked is “Where should we get the cake?” Today I’m going to share with you my best tips for choosing the perfect smash cake as well as some of my favorite local bakeries. Because there are […]

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Sweet Isla is turning ONE!! We celebrated this huge milestone in the studio with a fun Wonderland tea party-themed cake smash. This gorgeous background from Baby Dream Backdrops matched her party invitations perfectly! The “ONE-derland” theme has become very popular for first birthdays and I love that there are so many ways to make it […]

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The Unleashed program is near and dear to my heart for so many reasons. I know that in today’s market, and particularly in my local area, not everyone can afford to have beautiful professional portraits taken of their pets. This program is a great way for people to get a few fun portraits of their […]

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I can’t believe I’m here writing this post already… my handsome nephew is growing up so fast!! As a Mom you know that babies don’t keep, and yet somehow we’re still always so surprised at how quickly the time seems to pass. (Amirite?!) Jayson came in earlier this month for his sitter session. I’ve found […]

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After your newborn session, the next best time for portraits is the sitter milestone. This is usually between 6-8 months. Your little one has grown and changed so much, and this is such a fun time to capture all of their unique little expressions and personality quirks! Smiles, giggles, big beautiful eyes that may have […]

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While your session is first and foremost a newborn portrait session, I know how important it is to have a sibling photo during this exciting time in your family’s journey. This became even more clear to me when I was pregnant with my second daughter and wanted more than anything to have a beautiful portrait of my […]

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“You know that we are living in a digital world and I am a digital girl.” (I know those aren’t the right lyrics, but I’m willing to bet you just sang them in your head!) I’ll start this post by saying that prior to switching to Pic-Time I was with my previous gallery host for […]

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“Can we call you at 2am to come and do this when we can’t get her to go back to sleep?” – Every Newborn Client Ever. I get this line at almost every newborn session and it always makes me laugh! Today I’m going to share with you some of the tips and tricks that […]