Are you in search of the perfect Christmas Party Dresses for the 2023 Holiday Season? Then look no further! Chattanooga’s boutique Savannah Taylor has all of the feminine sparkle and glamor you could possibly need. They offer women’s styles as well as many bump friendly maternity Christmas dress options. Even if you don’t live in […]

Commercial and Brand Photography, Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

December 18, 2023

Christmas Party Dresses

Models offer cheers at Christmas Party brand photography session

Maybe you’re thinking the time to schedule an annual family session has come. Perhaps your family is expecting a new member and you would love some newborn photos. If you’re wondering how to find a photographer, you’ve come to right place. Indeed, not will I discuss the basics of finding a photographer, but how to find the right photographer for your family in this article. Believe it or not, there are a lot of factors to consider beyond availability and price. If you hope to find an artist who best fits for your family’s needs, keep reading!

The Basics of How to Find a Photographer

Chances are, even if you live in a small town, several photographers are booking clients in your area. If nothing comes up when you do a quick google search for photographers in your area, try searching with the name of nearby larger towns or cities. Many photographers willingly travel for sessions. However they may charge a small travel fee if the location is outside of their typical radius.

Instagram and Facebook serve as two other great platforms for searches. A photographer’s profile can help give a little more insight into their personality through their captions and “day in the life” posts. Photographers typically display their most recent work on social media platforms. Have any of your friends recently posted professional photos on social media that you loved? Reach out to them to find out what photographer they used and how the overall experience went…

Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

August 21, 2023

How to Find a Photographer

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

Considering scheduling fall family photos in Chattanooga? The fall is a particularly popular time to schedule an outdoor photography session, whether it be annual family photos, senior photography sessions, or a maternity session. The scenic city usually shows off its beauty with vibrant foliage. The weather tends to remain temperate (sometimes downright warm) until almost […]

Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

July 5, 2023

Fall Family Photos In Chattanooga

Fall Family Photos on Lookout Mountain with Fall foliage

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

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.

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

As a family photographer in Chattanooga, I photograph not just immediate family units, but a few large extended family sessions throughout the year. I honestly really appreciate these sessions. Grandparents want portraits with their grandkids. Even though their children have left the house, grandparents want portraits with their grown children too. You’re already going to […]

Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

January 26, 2023

Family Photographer in Chattanooga: Extended Families

Grandparents posing with grandchildren, session wardrobe tips

In yesterday’s post, I discussed the benefits and considerations for scheduling an in-home lifestyle photography session. Today, I thought I would fully balance out the discussion by contrasting with the benefits of Chattanooga photography studio sessions. When it’s cold and dreary like in the dead of the winter months or stuffy and blazing hot like […]

Family Photography Sessions, Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

January 25, 2023

Chattanooga Photography Studio Sessions

Mother and son during Chattanooga studio photography session with hand painted backdrop.

Most frequently, as a Chattanooga lifestyle photographer, my sessions take place in client’s homes. While studio backdrop sessions are an option, most of my families opt to use their own homes. In this post I’ll discuss the benefits of and considerations for these types of sessions. In-Home Chattanooga Lifestyle Sessions The newborn stage is a […]

Planning Your Chattanooga Photography Session

January 24, 2023

Chattanooga Lifestyle Photographer

Newborn baby boy smiling at mother