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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!

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in-home family photos at home in river hills fort worth edwards ranch

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As I pulled into the River Hills subdivision in Fort Worth, Texas for an in-home family session, I was feeling a little nervous. Yes, even after photographing hundreds of clients, I still feel butterflies in my stomach before each session. This one was a little different though, because this client herself is a local photographer. […]

An in-home family session in Fort Worth


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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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A Newborn Session At Home Nothing compares to a newborn session at home. I walked up to the door and was greeted with sidewalk chalk, toy trucks, and tiny shoes lining the front porch. This is the telltale sign of a home filled with five children, all under the age of five. The door opened […]

A Fort Worth Newborn Session at Home


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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

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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


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

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


detail shot of daughter cuddling with mom

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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

blog post why is professional photography expensive

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Professional photography is expensive. It is an investment. Some may even consider it a luxury. But when you break it down, what are you REALLY paying for when you hire a photographer? I’m going to share what you’re getting when you invest in professional family or newborn photography. Education Your photographer should regularly be investing […]

Why is professional photography expensive?

Photography Education

preparing your home for photos

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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