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Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Newborn Photographer

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There is one thing I want to say off the bat, no type of newborn photography is better than another, it is all about your personal preference.  I do however strongly encourage you to hire a newborn photographer so that you do not regret failing to do so later.  While you might initially be satisfied […]

September 12, 2017

What to know if you are considering booking a family storytelling session for yourself!

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Have you ever just browsed my blog?  I do this sometimes in all my leisurely time (LOL).  I have written the wide range of posts on my blog with three different audiences in mind: my current clients, potential clients, and for other photographers.  Sometimes I feel like there are topics I have written about before […]

August 2, 2017

What to do when you don’t know what to do for your session!

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That was a mouthful, right? Earlier this month while I was spending time in the PNW, a friend asked what my clients chose what to do for their Day in the Life session.  Then she said it.  “I don’t have any idea what we would do for a full day session like that.” Let me […]

July 23, 2017

Day in the Life Photography – Full Day in 60 seconds

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Day in the Life Photosessions document your family doing the things you love (and hate) for an entire day.  Every session is unique and while I think the Day in the Life Fusion Films do a good job telling the story of the day, let’s look an entire day in less than 60 seconds.  Click […]

June 21, 2017

Hospital Checklist – Packing a bag for Labor and Delivery

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Packing your bag for Labor and Delivery You are almost to the finish line when you start packing your hospital bag.  The final weeks of my pregnancy I grabbed that bag and headed to the hospital multiple times only to come back home still pregnant.  While you don’t want a huge bag to clutter your […]

May 10, 2017

Family Photojournalism – 5 Reasons Parenthood Family Photography Sessions Rock

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5 Reasons Parenthood Sessions Rock   No “SAY CHEESE” Now I will warn you, the things I do to make you and your kids (and yourself) laugh naturally for those #allintheframe images might be a shock to your system.  They are WAY better for pictures than “say cheese”.   You get to wear what you want […]

March 31, 2017

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