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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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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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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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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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Send me your Christmas Cards! | Spring Hill Family Photographer

December 05, 2016 - It was a dreary, drizzly and cold day and we almost cancelled this session because of the rain, but I'm glad that we did...
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Grace's Senior Portraits in Downtown Franklin | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 22, 2016 - I haven't photographed many Senior Portrait Sessions, as most of my clients have younger children. But this session with...
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The Colors of Autumn | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 20, 2016 - The Colors of Autumn This family has not had professional family portraits made since this kids were very little. I am...
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A Beautiful Fall Morning | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 18, 2016 - A Beautiful Fall Morning I've been photographing this family since mom was pregnant with sweet Grayson, and was blessed...
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It Does Get Easier | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 15, 2016 - It Get's Easier. The Park at Harlinsdale Farms was packed Sunday afternoon with photographers. Its a very popular locat...
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Please Don't Say Cheese | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 14, 2016 - Don't Say Cheese I've often expressed my love of photographing toddlers and preschoolers. That's not to mean that I don...
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The Gift of Photography | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 12, 2016 - The Gift of Photography For this family session, I was actually contacted by the Grandmother, who wanted to purchase a...
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How I got Started in Photography | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 10, 2016 - How I got started in Photography Rene is an old friend of mine, and I've been photographing her family for probably lon...
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Take 5 minutes to book your family's portrait session | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 08, 2016 - How to book your own Family Session in under 5 minutes I get it. You run into me somewhere at school or the grocery sto...
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Why I don't do Mini Sessions and what I might offer instead | Spring Hill Photographer

November 08, 2016 - Why I don't do Mini-Sessions I had so much fun at this session with Scarlett and Jackson. Once again, this was a mother...
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Family Gathers Here - Multi-Generational Portrait Session | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 06, 2016 - Family Gathers Here When Kayla contacted me about Fall Family Portraits, she indicated that she wanted to include both...
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It's going better than you think - I promise | Spring Hill Family Photographer

November 01, 2016 - It's going better than you think - I promise I've been photographing Krystal's family for years. With three young child...
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What I need from Dad at a Family Portrait Session | Spring Hill Family Photographer

October 31, 2016 - A Note to My Dads - What I need from you at a Family Portrait Session I just adore photographing this family. I met the...
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What's in my bag, with Beautiful Elise | Spring Hill Senior Photographer

October 30, 2016 - What's in my Bag? One of the worst things happened at this Senior Portrait Shoot. My memory card failed. All of a sudde...
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Chelsea and Molly & Why I prefer Defective Coffee Mugs | Spring Hill Family Photographer

October 28, 2016 - “Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.” – Imogen Cunningham " One of my good frie...
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Capturing the Feelings at Family Portrait Sessions | Spring Hill Family Photographer

October 25, 2016 - "I don't shoot what it looks like. I shoot what it FEELS like." I saw that quote on the internet the other day and I'm n...
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10 Ways Outdoor Family Sessions Beat Studio Photography | Spring Hill Family Photographer

October 20, 2016 - 10 Ways Outdoor Family Sessions Beat Studio Photography 1. Beautiful Magic Hour Light - especially when it streams thro...
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What to expect during a family portrait session | Spring Hill Family Photographer

October 18, 2016 - What to expect at your Family Portrait Session with Crystal Freemon Photography I'm the type of person who likes to kno...
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Always time for the Norwood Family | Spring Hill Family Photographer

October 16, 2016 - October is to Photographers what April is to Accountants. And boy am I feeling the rush right now..but loving every minu...
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Fall Fun & S'mores Henry Horton Family Session | Spring Hill Family Photographer

October 14, 2016 - I absolutely love it when a family has an idea to integrate something that is special to their family in a family portra...
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Charlott'e Newborn Session | Spring Hill Family Photographer

October 13, 2016 - One thing I love about photographing newborns (besides the obvious sweetness) is being able to see the love and care the...
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Sweet Rowan - Photographing what I love, for my People | Spring Hill Family Photographer

October 12, 2016 - I recently watched a live stream of a portion of a Clickin Moms photography conference. The video was talking about grow...
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Sweet Sisters at Harlinsdale Farms | Franklin TN Family Photographer

October 04, 2016 - I always hear the same types of things from parents of toddlers about how they aren't sure a photo session will "work" b...
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Ladd Family Fall Photos at the Farm | Middle TN Family Photographer

September 30, 2016 - It's no secret that I love Lucky Ladd Farms. Another thing I love is hanging out with the Ladd Family. Last year, they h...
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Fall at Lucky Ladd Farms | Spring Hill TN Family Photographer

September 27, 2016 - If you live in Middle Tennessee and haven't been to Lucky Ladd Farms, I do not understand what you are waiting for. Our...
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Giltz Family Photo Session - This is going to be fun! | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

November 15, 2015 - These girls are always a joy to photograph and this session was no exception. The whole family is so much fun and some o...
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Norwood Family - what happens when I run out of things to say. | Spring Hill, TN Photographer

November 10, 2015 - 20 years. This is what text messages look like when you've been friends for 20 years. Beth: "Do you have any arrowroo...
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Cody & Ryan - Double the Fun | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

November 09, 2015 - So I think I finally found the trick in getting siblings to run towards me at the same speed....they must be twins. Cody...
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Ben & Caroline Fall Fun Sibling Session | Spring Hill, TN Children's Photographer

November 08, 2015 - I had great time photographing Ben (age 12) and Caroline (age 9) for this fall sibling session. This brother and sister...
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Entremont Family - Flying High | Nashville Family Photographer

October 27, 2015 - It's no secret that I love a flying baby or child. I am always looking for anything that can be done to make the childre...
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Ladd Family Fall Session - Sweet Brothers | Middle Tennessee Family Photographer

October 26, 2015 - Oh to be two and a half years old and to have the whole world in front of me to explore! So many things to see and disco...
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Boise Family Photo Session - Watching them Grow | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

October 25, 2015 - I've been a professional photographer for not quite a year now, but I have for years shot portrait sessions for close fr...
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Jatko Family Fall Session - Full of Smiles | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

October 23, 2015 - I've been photographing this family for as long as I can remember, and I have to say that I am particularly proud of thi...
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Christian Family Session - Unanswered Prayers | Spring Hill, TN Family Photographer

October 20, 2015 - It was such a cold October day for this shoot with the Christian Family, but the beautiful fall color was starting to pe...
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Rodriguez Family Session - A Crazy, Beautiful Mess | Franklin, TN Family Photographer

October 19, 2015 - I texted this mother right after I arrived at Pinkerton Park for our scheduled family session to let her know where I ha...
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Ladd Family Photo Session - A Magical Childhood | Middle Tennessee Family Photographer

October 16, 2015 - My family has loved going to Lucky Ladd Farms for years, and recently I have done marketing work for them on a couple of...
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Fall Fun at Lucky Ladd Farms | Nashville, TN Photographer

September 28, 2015 - Fall is absolutely my favorite season. I love everything about it...the weather, the colors, the food, and especially th...
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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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