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Hi, there! Picture it: you or your partner is pregnant and you have a list that feels like a mile long to accomplish before baby/babies arrive. Maybe you have a good friend or sibling that has been pregnant and given birth before. Maybe not! If you don’t, I’m here to swing in with the hot […]

Indianapolis Newborn Photographer

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Pro Tip for your first year session: Choose a theme! It doesn’t need to be anything more than a color scheme if you want. But, if your grandparents own show cattle, you don’t have many choices other than to become a cowboy for the day! This little man did SO WELL with his first year […]

Greenfield, Indiana First Year Birthday Photographer

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Pro Tip for your newborn or family session: Every now and then I have a newborn lifestyle session where I want to splash their images all over my house! It’s not too weird, right? I mean. It is my art. No, no… I’ll admit. Maybe it’s a little weird. But I honestly do love all […]

Indy Newborn Lifestyle Photographer

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Pro Tip for your newborn session: Focus on neutrals! There are a lot of sessions where color is not only appropriate but much needed. I prefer using neutrals wherever possible but especially at your in home newborn baby session. Neutrals compliment everyone! When you’re holding your sweet, newborn baby in your arms and are standing […]

Newborn Baby Lifestyle Photographer

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Pro Tip for your family session: I host all of my outdoor sessions at a park in Franklin, Indiana. For most of my clients, that means that there could be a fair amount of travel involved. Travel times to the park can range from 15-45 minutes. Either way, I can promise the drive is worth […]

Greenwood Family Photographer in Indiana

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Pro Tip for your baby’s cake smash session: It shouldn’t be difficult to find an Indiana cake smash photographer. What is more difficult is ensuring your baby will love the session! Textures are a funny thing to get used to! For some kids, they will not want to touch or taste the cake. To make […]

Indiana Cake Smash Photographer

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Pro Tip for your family session: If you didn’t already know it, most kids don’t like to sit or stand and pose for an extended period of time. I don’t either! As an Indiana family photographer, I am always paying attention to your children’s cues. My sessions are made for adventure-loving families. At the field, […]

Indiana Family Photographer- Field Session

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Pro Tip for your newborn session:¬†Some photographers offer an exclusive line of wardrobe for your session. Some Indy newborn photographers leave it all up to you. Some of those offer styling advice and help and some don’t. I’d like to think I hit a happy medium between all fo these options. I use Select & […]

Indy Newborn Home Photographer

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You deserve for your Indianapolis motherhood session to be everything you want and more! You want gorgeous images but, more than that, you need them to show your bond. While pretty colors, poses, and wardrobe goes a long way, your relationship with your child/ren is the most important aspect of a motherhood session. I have […]

Indianapolis Motherhood at Home

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Pro Tip for your newborn session with a toddler: If you already have a toddler and you have just welcomed a newborn baby, a session where they need to be smiling might be daunting to you. And that’s okay! If it were easy, it wouldn’t be worth it. I am very much like a toddler […]

Newborn Baby Session- Indy Studio

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