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I’m an in-home newborn and family photographer serving Fort Worth, Aledo, and the surrounding areas. Welcome to my blog!

This is where you'll find my photography musings, tips for photography sessions, client session recaps, and more. Stay a while and take a look!

I'm NIKKI CAVINESS.

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Congratulations, new mama! Bringing your little one home is such a special time with lots of emotions. You’ve booked your in-home newborn session and now you need to figure out how to prepare your home. I know it can feel stressful, but I’m here to tell you its easy! I’ve put together 3 actionable steps […]

Preparing Your Home for Photos: 3 tips for In-Home Sessions

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Your friend just had a new baby, and you’re not sure how to best support her. I am sharing 5 things to do for a new mom during those first few weeks that she’s home with her new baby. They’re super easy and thoughtful and will make a world of difference to your new mom […]

5 Things to Do for a New Mom – Fort Worth Newborn Photographer

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SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT – THE FEM METHOD SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Pelvic floor therapy is the key to amazing family photos…..I know what you’re thinking….WHAT?! But I’m super excited to share with you my next Small Business Spotlight and friend Dr. Nikki Berner, owner of The Fem Method. She’s going to tell you WHY pelvic floor […]

Is Pelvic Floor Therapy the Key to Amazing Family Photos? 3 Reasons Why We Think So!

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what to wear for your fall mini session

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Small Business Spotlight – Kirk and Vess One of the best parts of being a newborn and family photographer in Fort Worth is the incredible women that I get to meet. Over the years, I’ve learned that my clients are not only inspirational moms and truly kind people, but many of them are driven and […]

What to Wear for Your Fall Mini Photo Session

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The arrival of your newborn is a huge moment in your family’s life. Those first few weeks are a time of adjustment, bonding, and sleepless nights. Many parents feel rushed to schedule newborn photography sessions within the first two weeks of their baby’s life because that’s when many photographers say they need to happen. I […]

When to Take Newborn Photos – Fort Worth Newborn Photography

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I know a lot of people wait for fall to get their family photos done. And I get it – its top of mind because ALL the photographers are talking about it. Its what you typically do that time of year. You need to get that photo for Christmas cards. But can I tell you […]

Why Summer is the Best Time for a Family Photo Session – Fort Worth Family Photographer

Mom wears a sequin dress for her family photos. Dad hugs her from behind near a window.

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One of the most common questions clients wonder about is what to wear for your photo session. The most common trend in photography right now is that neutral prairie dresses are in. But, what if you want something different? What if that doesn’t FEEL like you? I have some other great options for you to […]

What to wear for your photo session: Things you might not consider but should

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You know you need to book family photos, but you hesitate. Why? Life gets busy with work, kids’ activities, family time, friend commitments, and you keep putting it off. You know that family photography is an investment. Why is family photography so expensive anyways? And you just know that between your kids and your husband, […]

Book Family Photos – Your Hesitations Addressed

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Where do your professional photographs live? I would say that, most likely, your family photographs are either living on your phone or your computer. Am I right? I’m going to share why you need to print your photos and how I help all of my clients get that done. You’ve made the investment. Show it […]

4 Reasons to Print Your Photos – Fort Worth Lifestyle Photographer

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motherhood sessions at home

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As a newborn and family photographer, I’m here to ask if you’ve ever thought about getting a Motherhood Session? You may have heard them called “Mommy and me” sessions, or just “Motherhood” sessions and they are typically held just around the Mother’s Day timeframe. Being a mom is one of the most important jobs you […]

Why You Need a Motherhood Session – Fort Worth Photography