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Christmas Eve Traditions to Start with your Family

Christmas Eve Traditions

Christmas Eve is my favorite night of the whole year!! There’s so much excitement and anticipation! But it doesn’t have to be all about Christmas morning. Whether your family is just starting out like mine or you have been at this game for a while, start Christmas Eve traditions that will keep your family looking forward to the night all December long. Here are some ideas to get you started:

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Client Tips

The Secret to Looking Great in Photos

posing tips

What if I told you I have a secret to looking amazing in your photos? You’d probably be super interested, right? We all want to look better in our photos. Well, I’m here to tell you that secret. It’s super simple. It’s all about posing! Here are some posing tips to help you look fabulous the next time you are in front of the camera!

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DIY

What to Put Inside Your Open When Letters

What To Put Inside Your Open When Letters

My younger sister moved to Tucson over the Summer. I was really sad in the weeks leading up to her leaving, and I knew I was going to miss her like crazy. She’s never lived away from home before, and now she was moving to a whole other state! I mean come on, it was going to be difficult for her too. I wracked my brain for ways to make the move a little less painful, for both of us. After scouring Pinterest, I came across these “Open When…” letters. They are such a cute idea! I knew I had to make these Open When letters for my sister. But I had a hard time figuring out what I should put in each one, here’s what I did.

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Photo Sessions

Kearney Newborn Session

Newborn with Family

Newborn Lifestyle sessions have to be one of my all time favorite sessions. I know that newborn phase can be a daunting and never ending time. Lifestyle photos can help to put it in perspective. These photos can show you the love, growth, and beauty in a moment that is so exhausting, but fleeting. This is why I love taking these photos. I feel that they give my clients something that they could never capture otherwise.

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Parenting Tips

Trials of a First Time Mom

Trials of a first time mom

My son peed on his face today. He’s peed on himself before, and of course all over us. Actually, one of the first times my husband changed baby boy in the hospital he peed all over his pant leg! But baby boy has never peed on his face, until now. I’m still getting the hang of this whole diapering thing. And I know probably every little boy has done this at some point. Actually, we’ve had numerous friends tell us that it will happen if you aren’t careful. But for a few seconds I felt like the worst mom in the world.

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Photo Sessions

Model Call

Model Call (1)

I’m looking for specific families in order to build my portfolio. You can find the information below for what specific criteria I am looking for and how to enter. The chosen families will receive a complimentary session and 10 digitally downloadable photos which will be made available via Pixieset with print release. You can purchase additional photos from your session for a fee. You will receive these in exchange for a full model release for each member of the family. You can email me about more than one shoot, but I will not be using the same family for multiple portfolio building sessions.

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