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Find your Tribe, Love them Hard

December 29, 2018 - These two families are visiting together for the holidays...one having just recently moved to Nashville from California,...
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Downtown Franklin Senior Portrait Session

December 17, 2018 - I'm so glad we rescheduled this senior portrait session from last weekend when it was cold and rainy. This weekend was a...
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Margot & her dolly

December 06, 2018 - This photo session included two of my favorite things...toddlers and lovies. Margot loves her special doll and carries h...
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Sweet Baby Abigail

December 04, 2018 - What a gorgeous day for a photo session for sweet baby Abigail. Who would even know that it was December already because...
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Alicia's Quinceanera Part 2: The Celebration

November 26, 2018 - As I said in my blog post the other day, I have soooo many pictures of beautiful Alicia's Quinceanera last week that I d...
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Alicia's Quinceanera Part 1: Formal Pics at Homestead Manor

November 24, 2018 - I have soooo many pictures of beautiful Alicia's Quinceanera last week that I decided to split it into two blog posts. T...
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Capturing Christmas Traditions

November 20, 2018 - The years pass quickly, and that's one reason why Whitney wanted a home portrait session to capture her family's Christm...
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My first "real" clients

November 16, 2018 - I cannot believe it's been almost four years now since I began on this adventure as a professional family & children pho...
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My ideal clients

November 15, 2018 - I want to apologize for the large amount of photos in this blog post. I really am trying to get better about that, but I...
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The best weekend for Family Photos with Fall Color

November 13, 2018 - First of all, I want to say that any time of year is perfect for a family portrait session. The important thing is to ge...
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and I love it!

November 12, 2018 - It's that time of year when the great Christmas Tree debate happens. You know, where half the people on social media are...
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A list of things I can (and will) photoshop for you, and a few things I won't

November 10, 2018 - This was supposed to be an outdoor session but unfortunately, it started raining right before the session time. As I dis...
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Repeat clients are my favorite

October 31, 2018 - One of my favorite things about my job as a family portrait photographer is getting to know families, especially when th...
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Downtown Columbia Senior Session

October 25, 2018 - I can't believe that once upon a time, I thought I would hate senior sessions. When I first started in photography, fami...
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Tell me about some "things" that are valuable to your family

October 23, 2018 - I'm sometimes asked by potential clients about what props that I include in a session, or if there are any props that th...
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No, we aren't doing photos with Satan...and other reasons I need a copy editor.

October 11, 2018 - So apparently I invited the "I heart Spring Hill page" to come have photos made with Satan at Spring Station Middle Scho...
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What exactly is Lifestyle Photography?

October 10, 2018 - This beautiful family was able to take a last minute opening that I had available, and I am so glad they did. We had so...
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The Junk in my Trunk

October 09, 2018 - I've photographed the birth of both of these beautiful babies, and documenting their growth through photographs is truly...
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10 moments I want to capture for you

October 08, 2018 - I feel like I was super lucky at yesterday's marathon sessions. I had three sessions scheduled with a 15 minute break be...
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10 things I'm thinking while I shoot a session

October 02, 2018 - First of all, I want to be like this little boy when I grow up. He was so amazing! He gave the best super hero pose ever...
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Mom was there too.

October 01, 2018 - Lisa said something in her questionnaire when she booked me that really struck a cord with me. "I have almost no pict...
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Of all the families I photograph, mine is the hardest

September 29, 2018 - I wish that I could say that this was a lovely, easy experience, but that would be a lie. Last weekend, I was quite sur...
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What the world needs is more dancing in the kitchen.

September 26, 2018 - What the world needs is more dancing in the kitchen. I saw that written in a meme recently and it spoke to me. I love a...
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Home...where our story begins | New Home Sweet Home Portrait Sessions

September 25, 2018 - It's no secret that my passion is family photography. I enjoy seniors, newborns & couples photography as well, but famil...
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A Strong, United Pair

September 18, 2018 - When Jessica contacted me about doing this family portrait session, she told me that she was going through a divorce, an...
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How I fell in love with photography

September 05, 2018 - I first fell in love with photography when my youngest was a baby. That's when I got my first DSLR. I had no idea what I...
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Bold Beautiful Color

August 22, 2018 - I'm so in love with the beautiful wardrobe choices that my friend Emily made for her family's summer portrait session. I...
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The Good Memories

August 21, 2018 - I'm really struggling with how to start off this post, so I'm going to jump right into it. This is my beautiful friend...
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Photo Session Location Selection - Light & a good dose of Imagination

August 20, 2018 - Sometimes, clients already have an idea of the type of location they would like to use for their family portraits, and o...
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Summer Family of Four Session at Harlinsdale Farms

August 07, 2018 - What an absolutely gorgeous day it was for this family portrait session at Harlinsdale Farms in Franklin. We had the bes...
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Breathtakingly Beautiful - with BrandiLee

August 05, 2018 - "Life is amazing. And then it's awful. And then it's amazing again. And in between the amazing and awful it's ordinary a...
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Out of the Park - Baseball Themed Family Portrait Session

July 26, 2018 - "Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game." - Babe Ruth I am just so excited about this photo...
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Embracing the Rain

July 23, 2018 - "I love the rain. I love how it softens the outlines of things. The world becomes softly blurred, and I feel like I migh...
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Lindsey & Michael's Wedding

July 02, 2018 - So, let me preface this by saying that I don't do weddings. LOL Unless your my best friend Adina, who has a knack for...
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You too can survive a summer portrait session

June 26, 2018 - Yes, it's hot. I admit it. It's summer in Tennessee. But it is possible to have a beautiful outdoor family portrait sess...
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What is keeping you from booking family portraits?

June 20, 2018 - So many times, I meet families who have never had a profession family portrait session. I feel very honored to have been...
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Hannah's Senior Portrait Session

May 11, 2018 - “And suddenly you know… It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings." I'm a pretty strong extrove...
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Hadley's Cake Smash and Family Portrait Session

May 04, 2018 - "A baby makes love stronger, the days shorter, the nights longer, savings smaller, and a home happier." I cannot believe...
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The days are long but the years are short

May 03, 2018 - "The days are long but the years are short" That is one of my friend Michelle's favorite sayings and it's so true. It co...
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Through the eyes of a child - Childhood photography

April 30, 2018 - "If we could all see the world through the eyes of a child, we would see the magic of everything." The wind in her hair.
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What to do in the case of rain for your portrait session

April 23, 2018 - "A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost." - Marion Garretty This session had to be rescheduled due...
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50th Birthday Cake Smash!

April 22, 2018 - "We are best friends. Always remember that if you fall, I will pick you up....after I finish laughing." - Annonymous I c...
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Treat your photo session like a fun family outing

April 21, 2018 - I prefer children (and parents) to have fun and be carefree at our photo shoots....often thinking of them more like play...
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How to Choose a Photographer

April 19, 2018 - I just love photographing this family so much. They are friends, but also one of my oldest clients. I am always excited...
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What a difference a year makes

April 16, 2018 - You might remember this gorgeous family from one of my most popular blog posts last year. Jenn had the adorable idea to...
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Another Senior Session in Downtown Franklin

April 11, 2018 - "Now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave...
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Filled with Joy - Capturing Childhood in Portraits

April 08, 2018 - I photographed this family about a year and half ago, but it was an extended family session with grandparents, cousins,...
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Senior Session in Downtown Franklin

April 04, 2018 - "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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It sure looks like they had fun!

March 26, 2018 - “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening,...
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Through the Years - Getting to Know my Clients and their Needs

March 23, 2018 - One of the things I absolutely love about my job is having the ability to experience my little clients growth each year...
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The In Betweens - which is not an alternate universe on an episode of Stranger Things

March 21, 2018 - I adore this photo of my friend Jenn and her husband Jonathan. I snapped it in what I refer to as “ the in-between”, whi...
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The best thing you can do to help me at a Family Portrait Session

March 20, 2018 - You might be surprised when I tell you how you can best help me at your family portrait session.... Do Nothing. Yep, t...
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Light & Childhood: My Favorite Props

March 20, 2018 - "There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning mor...
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What to wear to a family portrait session

March 19, 2018 - Confession time - I'm not very good at picking clothing for family photos. I've never felt like I was very good at fashi...
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All in the Frame - Lifestyle Newborn Photo Session

March 14, 2018 - "A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities." - Eda L. LeShan When I first...
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More Beautiful Moments

March 08, 2018 - “You just have to live and life will give you pictures.”~ Henri Cartier Bresson It's been almost two years since I last...
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The love of a family - extended family portrait session

March 06, 2018 - "The love of a family is life's greatest blessing." I've known this family for many, many years. I became friends with S...
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Crystal Freemon Photography, Spring Hill TN Family Portrait PhotographerCrystal Freemon Photography, Spring Hill TN Family Portrait Photographer


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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