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My top 5 blog posts of 2017

December 22, 2017 - I always think it's interesting to look back over the year and see which of my blog posts or sessions were the most popu...
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Cozy winter moments with a family of four home session

December 11, 2017 - Y'all, I think I survived the busy season. It was busy, but beautiful and I just absolutely love all the wonderful famil...
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Capturing the Moments - Harlinsdale Farms Family Portrait Session

December 05, 2017 - I just love this session. The colors, the light, the giggles....and it reminded me of the connection between my own girl...
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Let's be silly - Family Portrait Session at Harlinsdale Farms

December 05, 2017 - If I had to say what age group is the most challenging for photos, I'd have to say it is big kids / tweens. Most people...
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Laurel's Lifestyle Newborn Session

November 26, 2017 - Gah, I don't want to leave this baby. Can she just come home and live with me? (Her mommy says no.) I'm so glad I was a...
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One thing you absolutely must tell me before your family portrait session.

November 21, 2017 - Whenever you book a family portrait session with me through my online calendar, I ask that you answer a few questions to...
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Extended Family Portrait Session at the Factory at Franklin

November 20, 2017 - Pam contacted me for a portrait session after I had photographed her grand-daughter Lily at Spring Meadows Academy. She...
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Chelsea & Molly

November 15, 2017 - I don't get to see Chelsea enough these days, so it was so good to hang out with her for her annual family portrait sess...
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Way too easy photo session with Alys & Grayson

November 14, 2017 - I've been taking Grayson's photos for literally his entire life, since the exact moment he was born, and I always look f...
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Yes to Puppies

November 08, 2017 - I am often asked, sometimes hesitantly, if it's ok to bring the family dog to a photo session. The answer is always, one...
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It's only reasonable that I'm going to Disney World

November 07, 2017 - I just love working with repeat clients. It's so much to see the children grow from year to year at their annual family...
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Survivor

November 06, 2017 - Elizabeth Yancey is one of the strongest women I've known. Exactly one year ago from the date of this session, she was d...
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

November 03, 2017 - The entire time I've been editing this session, I keep thinking about Christmas. The lovely reds in the clothing they wo...
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Laurel's First Day - My New Niece

October 31, 2017 - I may be a little biased, but Laurel Caroline Rogers is absolutely perfect. It was so hard to leave her in Ohio, but tha...
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Birth of Laurel Caroline Rogers

October 26, 2017 - This definitely ranked as one of the most awesome nights of my life. My baby brother and his amazing wife asked me to ph...
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Family Portrait Session at Harlinsdale Farms

October 26, 2017 - This is one of my favorite families to photograph, so I was so happy to be able to meet their newest sweet family member...
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A Little Bit of Autumn- Family Portrait Session

October 23, 2017 - It is so hard trying to predict the exact right time for a Fall family portrait session when clients really want that "a...
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Aspen Grove Park Family Portrait Session

October 23, 2017 - I'm not sure how it is possible that I had never heard of Aspen Grove Park until recently. Whitney is one of my oldest a...
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Bridget's Senior Portrait Session

October 19, 2017 - "Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else's path unless you're in the woods and you're lost...
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The Schafran Family

October 17, 2017 - Last night was actually the first time I had met Brandilee and & Dan, but I've known their oldest son, Gavin, for severa...
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Tyler's Senior Portrait Session

October 09, 2017 - "And now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Le...
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Mikal & Shannon's Couples Session - Strolling in the Rain

October 09, 2017 - “I love the rain. I love how it softens the outlines of things. The world becomes softly blurred, and I feel like I melt...
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Mikeya & Dominick's Engagement Portrait Session

October 08, 2017 - "If he... makes you laugh, kisses your forehead, says he's sorry, makes an effort, holds your hand, works hard, attempts...
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Why I love photographing children

October 06, 2017 - "There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child, there are seven million." - Walk Streightiff I met Haye...
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What to do when you are too late for Fall Family Photos

October 02, 2017 - Guys, it's officially October. If you need me between now and December, I'll be either shooting or editing. It's the edi...
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Congrats on surviving your first year of parenthood

September 26, 2017 - Whenever I photograph a baby's one year old photo session, I can't help but think of it in terms of a celebration for th...
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Caroline's Senior Portraits & 5 things I wish I could tell my 17 year old self

September 24, 2017 - Caroline is the niece of one of my oldest & dearest friends from college, Mandy. I remember her as a toddler, running ar...
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Playground fun with three siblings

September 18, 2017 - For this photo session, Karen wanted the focus to be on the kids, but we did stop to take a few family shots, because th...
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Exploring with Sebastian

September 07, 2017 - I was so excited when my old friend from college booked me for a family photos session. I had not had the opportunity ye...
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Ada's Fairy Birthday Party Session

August 26, 2017 - I cannot believe this sweet girl is seven years old already. She is the daughter of one of my dearest friends, who moved...
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5 Years Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away....

August 24, 2017 - 5 Years Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away...Jackson was born. And what an epic Star Wars themed birthday party this was for...
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Scarlett Pearl's First Birthday Session

August 10, 2017 - They say the days are long, but the years are short. That is so true about parenthood and I can't believe I just sent my...
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Beautiful Summer Evening with Adorable Twin Girls

August 08, 2017 - Whenever someone books a session in August, I worry about the heat. People often ask me if there is a particular season...
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Family Fun on the Farm

July 23, 2017 - Is there anything more fun than a summer evening with cousins playing on the farm? When Katie booked this family portrai...
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Lucky Ladd Farms Summer Camp

June 19, 2017 - I'm pretty sure my daughter was more excited about "Goat Camp" than she was about going to Disney World. If you don't be...
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Micaela's Senior Portrait Session

June 16, 2017 - Micaela just graduated from Spring Hill High School. She was supposed to have her senior photos taken earlier by a famil...
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Love, Happiness, Grand-babies & Family

June 13, 2017 - When you book a session with me, I ask that you fill out a little survey with a few questions that will help me plan for...
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Hadley's Newborn Session with Adorable Big Brother Harper

June 09, 2017 - When I entered this beautiful home yesterday, I was greeted by adorable three year old Harper, who is FULL of energy. Wh...
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All That Dance Studio Dance Recital 2017

June 03, 2017 - I love photographing dancers, so I was really excited when Amanda asked if she could hire me to photograph her daughters...
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A Summer Evening with family - Cousins Portrait Session

June 01, 2017 - I was able to photograph this beautiful family two years ago and loved being able to capture their fun time playing in t...
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Pinkerton Park Family Portrait Session with an assist from a Drone

May 31, 2017 - One thing that I really love about having left my Engineering "day job" to be a family portrait photographer is that it...
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Adult Family Session at Thompson Station Park | Spring Hill Family Portrait Photographer

May 29, 2017 - Eliot had tried to coordinate a session with his adult children at Christmas time when they were home for the holidays f...
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Rainy Day Family Session | Franklin, TN Family Photographer

May 23, 2017 - Typically, if it rains on the day of a family session, I will have the clients reschedule to the next convenient date. B...
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Harlinsdale Park Family Session| Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

May 17, 2017 - These two giggly little girls reminded me a lot of my own daughters, who are just a year or so older than these two. We...
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Extended Family Session -Together | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

May 11, 2017 - Becca lives in Seattle with her husband Drew, but was coming to Spring Hill to celebrate her mothers graduation for her...
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Neighborhood Family Portrait Session | Franklin, TN Family Photographer

May 08, 2017 - This family decided to have their family session in their neighborhood common areas. I love including a place that has m...
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Catalina's Newborn Session | Spring Hill, TN Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

May 05, 2017 - I so love getting to meet sweet tiny babies in their first weeks of life and photographing them with their new parents,...
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My Passion for Family Sessions | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

May 04, 2017 - In the photography classes and lectures that I often listen to, they always talking about finding your niche or your pas...
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Haley's First Communion Portraits | Spring Hill, TN Children's Photographer

May 01, 2017 - I've been photographing Haley since she was itty bitty, so it was an honor when Christy asked me if I would capture thes...
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Andrew's Bar Mitzvah | Spring Hill, TN Children's Photographer

May 01, 2017 - Peri is a friend that I met through the MOMS Club about 8 years ago. She had wanted me to shoot her older son's Bar Mitz...
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Pre-K Graduation Photos | Spring Hill, TN Children's Photographer

April 26, 2017 - My youngest daughter, who is now in third grade, attended Spring Meadow's Academy Preschool when she was little and we a...
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Alex's Senior Session in Downtown Franklin | Spring Hill, TN Senior Photographer

April 05, 2017 - I just love Downtown Franklin for Senior Portrait Sessions so I was really excited when Alex and his family chose that f...
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A gift for Ella and Sol | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

March 29, 2017 - When Jenn contacted me about this session, she told me that she wanted to give her girls Ella (9) and Sol (6) a gift at...
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If I could control the Sun | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

March 21, 2017 - This year has had the craziest weather. A few days after Christmas, I had gorgeous warm weather for an at home session....
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Family of Four with German Shepherd | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

February 28, 2017 - With February afternoons as beautiful as this one, it's hard to imagine why so many people want to wait until Fall to bo...
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Scarlett's Strawberry Shortcake Birthday Party | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

February 21, 2017 - Nicole plans the most AMAZING kid's birthday parties, so I was so excited that she asked me to shoot sweet Scarlett's bi...
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Holly's Session at Duck River Books & Downtown Columbia, TN

February 14, 2017 - When Holly's mom contacted me about booking a session for her 16 year old daughter, she told me about their idea to shoo...
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How to choose a photo for your kid's 5th grade yearbook ad

February 09, 2017 - So my eldest baby girl has brought home one of those forms asking if we’d like to place an “ad” in her school year book…...
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Three Brothers Family Session at the Factory | Spring Hill Family Photographer

January 31, 2017 - I had a fantastic time photographing this family of five at the Factory of Franklin. These three brothers were loads of...
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Baby Sawyer | Spring Hill Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

January 28, 2017 - I just love photographing mothers with their newborn babies. There is just nothing more beautiful than a mother's love f...
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At Home Lifestyle Maternity Session | Spring Hill Maternity & Newborn Photographer

January 17, 2017 - I love shooting maternity portraits in a clients home. There is something so special about being in a home that's being...
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Hi, friends!  Welcome to my blog! I’m an engineer turned family photographer, obsessed with chasing light and capturing real moments. I believe family portrait sessions should be fun! I’m a hockey mom, Predators fan & retired PTO president.  I picked up the camera when my youngest was a baby and fell in love with documenting our life as a family. Don't wait to book a session to capture your family's special memories today! 

 

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