Like with anything, there are things that you need to know in order to succeed. Some are secrets. Some are little known facts. Some are just rules. Whatever you call them, they are something you should know if you want to get it right. Photography is one of those things. Photography has rules and secrets […]

Branding Photography, Child Photography, Photography, Portrait sessions

My secrets to a great portrait | Atlanta Child and Baby Photography

toddler photography
outdoor fall family portrait

Here we are again! It’s my favorite time of year. The transition from summer to fall is the best, weather wise. Where summer can be too hot for me and fall can be too cool, the transition is perfect. Temperatures in the low to mid eighties are glorious! Not only do I enjoy the weather, […]

Photography, Portrait sessions

Fall is upon us | Atlanta child photographer

First off, I hope you all had a fabulous Labor Day. I know I did. I wish I could say that I relaxed all day but that is not the case. Saturday I had a client, which is what this post is about and after that, I went to my best friend’s birthday cookout. One […]

Child Photography, Fun, Photography, Portrait sessions

No rules, just right | Atlanta Child Photographer

Family portrait
Black and white image of dancer stretching

As I have stated before, somewhere, even though I specialize in children’s portraits, I am a portrait photographer at my core. I love photographing people. I love the energy exchange during the session and the collaborative nature of them. Normally, when I do photograph adults, it is either for headshots/branding or of parents with their […]

Art Photography, Fun, Photography, Portrait sessions

Inspired art | atlanta photographer

For the past two weeks, I have been on vacation in Boston. I don’t like to tell the world when I’m actually on vacation because you never know who’s watching. Anyway, my son and I flew up here to spend time with my husband. By the time you read this, I will either be flying […]

Fun, Life

Going back to Boston | Atlanta child photographer

Boats on the Neponset River in Massachusetts
Atlanta preteen photographer

Just recently I had the pleasure of teaming up with a long-time client of mine. Her daughter had just turned ten and she wanted to commemorate that special year with family portraits. The last time I photographed her daughter was when she was 18 months. Prior to that, Michele had her maternity, newborn, 6-month, 1-year […]

Child Photography, Photography, Portrait sessions

A ten-year reunion, Atlanta Child Photographer

Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing a beautiful family. Not only are they beautiful but they are friends of my family. Years ago before my husband and I had our son, my husband decided to volunteer for Big Brothers, Big Sisters. I guess it was like a trial run to see what it would […]

Child Photography, Fun, Photography, Portrait sessions

Portraits with a threenager, Atlanta Portrait Photographer

atlanta family portrait
Teen boy portrait

Ok, the saga continues. If you’re new around here and want to get caught up, here are the previous posts: Part I and Part II. Now that the housekeeping is done, I will continue with the story. Yes, I had a miscarriage and didn’t tell anyone in my family. Why? I really didn’t want them […]

Life

My birth story, Part III | Atlanta child and baby photographer

Before I start with part I, there may be some new readers who may want to catch up. If so, here is the link to the previous blog so that you don’t have to go looking for it. Continuing on, now that the doctor told me officially that I was pregnant, it was time to […]

Life

My birth Story, Part II – Atlanta Child and Baby Photographer

teen boy portrait

On Facebook and Instagram, I follow several doulas and know several in real life. I also know many mothers. The thing we all have in common, aside from being women, is that we have our own birth stories. For years, I’ve mentioned bits and pieces about my son and how my experience was surrounding his […]

Life, Uncategorized

My birth story, part I | Atlanta Child Photographer

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