If you follow along with my photography journey via website or social media, you may have noticed me frequently posting a new style of portrait: Heirloom Photography. Therefore, in today’s blog post, I’ll explain what are southern “heirloom portraits”, why you should consider scheduling one, and how my process is slightly different from other photographers. […]

Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

June 20, 2023

Heirloom Photography

Heirloom photography in Chattanooga, TN and beyond

You know that feeling when everything just comes together beautifully? That was the feeling of this styled photoshoot! While the collaboration of several woman-run businesses made the event extra beautiful, the main credit should be given to Vanessa at Moser Manor Farm. This event was the product of her vision. She provided the beautiful setting […]

Family Photography Sessions

April 21, 2023

Moser Manor Farm – Spring Tea Party

Moser Manor Farm Tea Party

Have you been wondering, “Should I use Flash for Indoor Photography?” My answer is a whole hearted “yes!”. I started incorporating flash into my in-home photography sessions over the past two years and have seen some significant benefits for my business. I’d like to talk about them today with the hope of giving you the […]

No Fear Flash

February 27, 2023

Should I use Flash for Indoor Photography?

Consistent instagram feed from using flash for indoor photography sessions.

If you’ve been following along, you’ve seen that I’ve started a little series about local New Mama Resources. Today, I want to shine a little spotlight on one of my favorite Chattanooga Laundry services: Freedom From Laundry. If you’re an expecting mom, you may want to proactively line up this service before your baby even […]

New Mama Resourses

February 24, 2023

Chattanooga Laundry – Business Spotlight

Chattanooga mom patting newborn son

When it comes to scheduling photography, Chattanooga TN weather can sometimes throw curve balls. While planning sessions, clients frequently ask, “What if it rains?” In this blog post, I’ll address my weather protocol in order to give you a clearer idea of what to expect when scheduling with me! When I have a session coming […]

Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

February 20, 2023

Photography Chattanooga TN – Weather FAQ

How to find a family photographer when you have young children.

When your creative outlet becomes your career, one can easily push parts of one’s creative voice to the backseat while dreaming up art for other people. I certainly wouldn’t trade my business, but several creative mentors reminded me lately that it’s good to take the time to make low-pressure art for yourself. So that’s something […]

Family Photography Sessions

February 16, 2023

Valentine’s Day Photoshoot

Valentine's Day photoshoot ideas, flower wall inspo

In the next post in my series “New Mama Resources” I highlight Chattanooga Lactation with Ashley Lucas RN, IBCLC. If you’ve read my about page, you know that I totally failed to schedule a newborn photography session for my first child. (Ironic, I know!) This happened partly because I was really focused on the birth […]

New Mama Resourses

February 7, 2023

Chattanooga Lactation

Fresh 48 photography in Chattanooga, TN. Detail portrait of newborn baby girl hair.

I’ll be honest, I’m not a huge fan of mini sessions for photography anymore. However, I know they are a popular option, popping up seasonally throughout the year. In this blog post, I give you my take as a photographer on the pros and cons of these shortened sessions. You can decide what’s best for […]

Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

February 3, 2023

Mini Sessions for Photography: Pros and Cons

Chattanooga photography session at Flat Top Mountain Farm, Mother posing with daughters in zinnia field

When researching and searching for photographers in Chattanooga, one of your first questions may be: “How early do I even need to contact a photographer about scheduling my sessions?” In today’s post, I want to provide you a little guide for figuring out when to contact me in order to get on my calendar. As […]

Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

February 1, 2023

Photographers in Chattanooga – When to Schedule

Older sister cuddling with newborn brother

In today’s blog, I’m going to dive into some of my favorite free Chattanooga photo spots. Chattanooga is known as the Scenic City for a reason! There are so many beautiful outdoor spaces and parks throughout the Chattanooga area. So it makes sense that local Chattanoogans and visitors love to get family portraits outside when […]

Family Photography Sessions

January 31, 2023

Free Chattanooga Photo Spots

Warehouse Row Cherry BLossoms, Downtown Chattanooga, TN