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SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT – THE BUG AND BEE Want to know how to prepare your child for family photos? Luckily, in my second Small Business Spotlight, I want to introduce you to someone that can help. Kate Jennings of The Bug and Bee is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor and child and teen therapist. I’ve had […]

5 tips to prepare your child for family photos

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Being a newborn and family photographer in Fort Worth comes with having the confidence to try new things – new poses, new lighting, new ideas. But sometimes those ideas don’t just come to you. I am sharing some places where I find inspiration for photos, and some of them may surprise you! Inspiration in Editorial […]

Where I Find Inspiration for Photos

family playing with hats while the sun lights up the kitchen

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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

Sessions

Family of 5 enjoying each other in their home.

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Photography Education

In this post, I’ve compiled a list of FAQs about your photography session that you may find helpful. For every client, I set up a phone call to go through my process and pricing. I find that this helps answer any questions my clients have upfront without having to go back and forth over email. […]

FAQs About Your Photography Session

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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

Sessions

preparing your home for photos

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Sessions

There are so many reasons why family photos at home are the best…..I could go on and on about how photos are magically more relaxed in the comfort of your own home, and how you have easy access to anything your kids might need, and how you don’t have to pack up your kids and […]

Preparing Your Home for Family Photos – Fort Worth Photographer

what to wear for your fall mini session

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Tips

The thing about Fall Mini Sessions…well, there’s a few things. They’re quick. They’re typically scheduled back-to-back. They’re high in demand. And they’re low in inventory. So scheduling your Fall Mini Session and preparing for it can feel stressful. So I’ve pulled together my top 5 tips for a successful fall mini session! Book your session […]

5 Tips for a Successful Fall Mini Session – Fort Worth Family Photographer

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One of the things most of my clients as is about what to wear for their fall mini session. For a successful photo session, there’s a lot more that goes into it than just picking out your favorite outfit. Some fabrics photograph better than others. You want to have some variety in the items you’ve […]

What to Wear for your Fall Mini Session

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Tips

I don’t know about you, but I don’t do outside during the summer (I mean, you guys know I rarely photograph sessions outside so this shouldn’t come as a surprise!) When the thermometer is pushing 100+, no way do I want to be caught sweating outside. That’s why I’ve pulled together some of our favorite […]

Fort Worth Summer Activities – Fort Worth Family Photographer