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Whether you're here to see a sweet family or lifestyle newborn session, glimpses of a soon to be mama, or session tips and tricks - I am excited to share it all with you!

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The First Year

It’s Never Too Late to Document Your Baby with CLT Newborn Photographer

As a CLT Newborn Photographer, I’ve been fortunate to witness and capture countless precious moments for families. Yet, amidst the joy and chaos of parenthood, there’s a sentiment I often hear from new parents: “I wish we had started sooner.” The pressure to document every tiny milestone from day one can feel overwhelming, but here’s […]

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When to Book Your Newborn Photo Session

Welcoming a newborn into your family is a whirlwind of emotions and adjustments. Amidst the sleepless nights and endless diaper changes, there’s a precious window of time when your baby is at their tiniest and most delicate—a time you’ll want to capture and cherish forever through your newborn photo session. The Best Time to Schedule […]

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The Importance of working with a Charlotte Motherhood Photographer

The Importance of Moms Being in Photos with Their Kids Capturing Cherished Memories with Charlotte Motherhood Photographer As a mom, you’re often the one behind the camera, capturing every milestone and precious moment of your children’s lives. But how often do you step in front of the lens? In the hustle and bustle of motherhood, […]

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The First Year

Why You Should Document Your Baby’s First Year

As a parent, you understand the fleeting nature of time—especially during your baby’s first year. The days blur together in a whirlwind of milestones, giggles, and growth spurts. Amidst the chaos of parenthood, hiring a photographer to capture these precious moments can make a world of difference. Here are five compelling reasons why documenting your […]

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Ensuring a Smooth Family Photography Session in North Carolina

Ensuring a Smooth Family Photography Session in North Carolina Let’s address some common concerns: Breaks and Snacks As family photographers in North Carolina, one of the most common questions we hear is, “What happens if my kiddos need a break or a snack during their family photography session?” It’s a valid concern, and our approach […]

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Family Photographer In South Charlotte NC | What To Expect During Your Session

As a busy mama of 3 I have heard many a times that “Babies don’t keep,” and it’s true. I have noticed so much change in my little ones lately and I find myself saying ” I can’t believe how much they have grown” I catch myself missing the  newborn wrinkles, watching them discover new […]

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3 tips for getting your child to cooperate with you Myers Park family photographer

When your child is young, coaxing cooperation can feel like a Herculean task. With toys scattered across the room and fickle taste buds, it’s no wonder they resist the simplest requests. So, when it’s time for family portraits with a photographer in Myers Park, tantrums might seem inevitable. But fear not—we’re prepared. Our guide is […]

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What to wear for your family photo session | South Charlotte, NC

One of the most common questions I receive is about what to wear for a family photo session. To me, the essence of a great photo lies in capturing the connections between family members. While much of this magic unfolds during the session itself, there are steps we can take beforehand to enhance it. Keeping […]

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How to Prepare for Your Charlotte Photography Session

Hey there, busy moms! Ready to make memories that last a lifetime with your Charlotte Photography Session? Let’s make sure you’re all set for a stress-free experience from start to finish. Ensuring all you have to worry about when preparing for your session is arriving to the location! Polished Hair and Makeup: Get ready to […]

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Where to display family portraits in your home

Finding the perfect spot to showcase your family portraits can add warmth and personality to your Charlotte home. Whether it’s a cozy bedroom retreat or a vibrant gallery wall, here are some ideas to make your cherished memories shine. Ideas on where to display your family portraits in your home: Gallery Wall: Create a stunning […]

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