One of my favorite products that I offer with newborns sessions are the custom birth announcements! The cards really stand out and will last a long time because they are printed on thick paper. The cards are 5×7 and can be printed on one or both sides. They come in packs of 25 with envelopes included. One of the things I really love about the cards is that almost everything can be customized. For example, Delainey’s card started with a white background but I changed it to match her blue headband. I always have the client pick out the design they like the best and then we work together to customize it. Here is a small collection of the many cards are available! Which one is your favorite? :)

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Delainey Announcement

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Hadley Birth Announcements

Trapper: front & back

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Cory: front

 Cory Birth Announcement  

Raelyn: front & back

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Raelyn Back

When I heard that the company I order backgrounds from was having a huge buy two get one free sale, I knew it was the perfect excuse to go on a mini shopping spree! Here are just a few of the 20 new drops I ordered! Which one is your favorite?! :)

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New Studio Policy

Posted: March 7, 2015 in Uncategorized

Just a quick, friendly post today. Please leave your personal cameras at home or in your purse when you are at the studio or on location with me. I’ve been running into issues with personal cameras interfering with my camera and equipment and and am asking for people to please follow this new policy. Thank you for your cooperation!

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Trapper: Newborn Portraits

Posted: March 6, 2015 in Uncategorized

If you have followed my business for very long, you probably have realized that newborns are one of my absolute favorites to photograph! I love that unlike senior portraits, newborns arrive throughout the entire year so there is never an off season! I still look back at Ryan’s newborn pictures and can’t believe he was ever that small. Newborns can be tricky to photograph and it’s best if they come to the studio within the first ten days after they’re born. If you are looking for the perfect baby shower gift, I offer gift certificates for any amount! I also have a maternity and newborn special; book a maternity session and receive a free newborn session! Life can be pretty hectic once you arrive home from the hospital but with a little pre-planning, you can make sure that you will have beautiful newborn pictures! There’s such a short window where they are still tiny and sleepy, it’s important to talk to your photographer before your baby is born. I am extremely flexible with my schedule when it comes to newborns because I know how tired the parents are but how important these pictures are! Here are some of my favorite pictures from Trapper’s newborn session!

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Delaney: Newborn Portraits

Posted: March 5, 2015 in Uncategorized

Meet Delaney! She came to the studio when she was just a week old and was so tiny! She let us get a few pictures of her asleep but then she was determined to stay awake and see what was going on! :) Here are a few of my favorites from her session:

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New Portrait Sizing Program!

Posted: March 4, 2015 in Uncategorized

I recently found a new program and am looking forward to using it to help clients! It is extremely helpful, especially if you’re like me and need to see something instead of picturing it in your head.This program is phenomenal because it can show you how a picture will look on your wall before ordering it. When I’m helping clients pick out their favorite pictures, I try to show them that a group of pictures or a single large print stands out so much more than a single 8×10. Sometimes they are hesitant to order a larger size but then always end up thanking me because they love the end result! We can even go through and pick out your paint color to see how the pictures will look!

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This is exactly why I tell clients to order larger wall prints because the 8x10s are so small. See how out of place an 8×10 looks here?

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A larger size print fills out the space much better.

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And groups of larger sizes stands out even more than a single large print!WallGuide 3 horizontal

Here’s another room I can design with the new program!Nursery Guide

The fourth annual Spring mini sessions are off to a wonderful start! Here are a few of my favorites so far! DSC_8630

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