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Preparation is key | atlanta child photographer

November 15, 2017 - Being prepared is a prerequisite for many things, even portrait sessions. Some people may think that the only thing you...
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Does style matter? | atlanta portrait photographer

November 08, 2017 - What is style? The dictionary defines style as "a manner of doing something." That something could be anything. It could...
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Love at the end of the rainbow | atlanta newborn photographer

November 01, 2017 - Last year I told you about my client who lost their beautiful baby girl to SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). It was s...
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No cheese, please | atlanta child photographer

October 11, 2017 - I don't know about you, but I can't stand when people tell their children or other little kids to say "cheese" when havi...
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The (almost) great escape | atlanta portrait photographer

October 04, 2017 - A few months ago I decided I wanted to volunteer at the Dekalb County Animal Shelter that is being run by Lifeline Anima...
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Listening is hard | atlanta child photographer

September 27, 2017 - Listening is hard. No, I mean really listening and hearing what is being said to you is hard. It seems like a simple tas...
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The night the lights went out in Stone Mountain | atlanta portrait photographer

September 13, 2017 - As many across America know, Hurricane Irma attacked Georgia, or at least parts of Georgia on Monday. The day started of...
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Child's Play | atlanta child photographer

August 23, 2017 - In case you all didn't know, I have a best friend that I've had since I was in 10th grade. We met in 1982. I was a new s...
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How do you want your story told? | child portrait photographer

August 02, 2017 - Earlier this week I had the pleasure of delivering a portrait book to one of my long-time clients. She has been with me...
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Pick me, pick me! | children's portrait photography

July 26, 2017 - When searching for a photographer or any other service or product provider for that matter, do you feel like we/they are...
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Haters vs. Helpers | atlanta portrait photographer

June 28, 2017 - Have you heard the saying "Let your haters be your motivators"? Well I have and I think it's a good rule to follow. Neve...
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To all the daddies

June 21, 2017 - I know, I know...Father's Day was Sunday. Considering my blog comes out every Wednesday (10:00 a.m. like clockwork) I wi...
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And then there were four...| family newborn portraits

June 14, 2017 - Just recently I had a family newborn session. Per usual, it started with a phone call and then a consultation, which was...
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It's time for some edu-fun | photography summer camp

May 10, 2017 - Summer is quickly approaching us. If you ask me, it's not approaching quickly enough. Anyway, I do have some plans as to...
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Freeze...or not | atlanta child photographer

April 19, 2017 - I know it has been a minute since I shared some photography knowledge, but I felt now was as good of a time as any. Shut...
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Limited Edition Sessions - Atlanta Child Photographer

April 05, 2017 - Happy Spring, everyone! If you're here in Georgia I'm sure you know that the weather has been rather hit or miss lately.
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I just love afro puffs! | atlanta child photographer

March 08, 2017 - My most recent session was with 3 lovely little girls named Olivia (7), Johanna & Joelle, both 5. Normally I like to mee...
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A terrific tween | tween portraits

January 18, 2017 - Have I told you lately how much I love what I do? I'm sure I have. At any rate, I love what I do! Normally I photograph...
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It's delicious to be one | cake smash portraits

January 11, 2017 - Living to see another year is always a great thing. And when you have turned a year old, it's extra special for those ar...
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The funniest time of the year | holiday portraits

December 21, 2016 - If you've been following my blogs, you know that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love the family time and all of...
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A joyful Christmas? | child portraits

December 14, 2016 - And it continues...holiday portraits. During the month of November, the only people really thinking about Christmas are...
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A Sassy Christmas | holiday portraits

December 07, 2016 - Recently I had a chance to photograph my sister and her children again for their Christmas cards and portraits. As usual...
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Guess Who's Five! | Child portraits

November 30, 2016 - It has been about 6 years since I met Jillian. I was photographing "red carpet" images at a charity event and she crosse...
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Looking for my tribe

October 05, 2016 - During my years as a business owner, I have come to realize that relationships in business are just as important as rela...
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Beauty runs in the family

September 21, 2016 - Just recently I had a really fun (and hot) session with a mother and daughter. The session was held later in the day, wh...
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Fun in the sun

September 07, 2016 - This is a good summary of what I captured during the photographic outing I had with these three active and adorable sist...
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Scars, should they stay or should they go?

August 31, 2016 - Scars. Most, if not all of us have at least one. I have a scar on my face. It is under and to the side of my left eye. W...
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Unbridled Authenticity | child portraits

August 24, 2016 - I just love photographing children! Well of course I do, since that is what I specialize in. No, I mean I really looooov...
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It's a boy...and a girl! | newborn twins

August 10, 2016 - Finally, I had the opportunity to photograph newborn twins! How excited was I, you ask? As excited as a 5 year old on Ch...
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I Remember when... | toddler portraits

July 27, 2016 - My latest session was with a little boy whom I have photographed previously. The last time I saw him was when he was a n...
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What is that blur? | photography lesson

June 29, 2016 - Have you ever taken a picture of something or someone that was moving and when you looked at your finished image you won...
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Composition isn't just for writing | photography tips

June 22, 2016 - What do you think of when your hear or see the word composition? Do you think of those English/Language Arts classes you...
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The not-so-big sister

June 08, 2016 - Pregnancy is a wonderful time! Ok, it's not necessarily wonderful all the time nor for everybody. If you were lucky to h...
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Eleven already?

May 18, 2016 - ​ Can you believe it? I can't believe it. My little baby is turning 11 today! Oh. My. Goodness! What am I going to do? I...
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It's Dad's Turn | Father's Day

May 11, 2016 - Moms aren't the only people who are awesome. Dads can be awesome too! That's why there's a Father's Day to go along with...
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Best Job Ever

May 04, 2016 - I feel so blessed to have the best job in the world! Well, actually two of the best jobs in the world. You may have gues...
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For Better or for Worse | sibling photography

March 30, 2016 - Ok, in case you're new here or just don't know, I have a plethora of siblings. I have 6 sisters and 2 brothers. I'm actu...
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Mommy and Me Tea Party

March 23, 2016 - ​Being an entrepreneur you often meet other entrepreneurs. You find out what you have in common and also how you can hel...
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Dancing makes everything better | child portraits

February 24, 2016 - In case you didn't know, the first quarter of the year is usually the slowest for photographers. Why, you ask? Well, if...
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And a quirky Christmas to you | sibling portraits

December 23, 2015 - One of the best things about having a big family when you're a photographer is having lots of people to photograph on an...
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All fun and games | family portraits

December 16, 2015 - It's that time of year again! Family Christmas portraits! Woohoo! For me, these aren't just family portraits, but it's a...
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It's that time already? | greeting cards

November 04, 2015 - Well, it's that time again. Time for what you ask? Greeting cards! I know Thanksgiving isn't even here yet, but you have...
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What are you trying to say? | portrait photography

October 14, 2015 - One thing that I like to do when capturing someone's portrait, is to show the real them. Not just the facade that we all...
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Star Quality | portraits

September 16, 2015 - My most recent session was with a mother and daughter. It was a little different than what I normally do during a sessio...
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The eyes have it | portrait photography

September 09, 2015 - As someone once said, "The eyes are the windows to the soul." I so believe that. How many times have you looked in someo...
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Tell me what you want | photographic design

July 29, 2015 - Nowadays you have so many choices when it comes to making a purchase. What kind of car should I get? A sports car? Sedan...
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Show me how you feel | portrait photography

July 22, 2015 - Storytelling is the basis for photography. As they say, "One picture is worth a thousand words." So, if you look at a pi...
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Why Are My Images Orange?

July 08, 2015 - If you are new to photography, perhaps you have had a similar question as the title of this post. You may not be that ne...
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Make 'Em Laugh

July 01, 2015 - One of the most genuine human reactions is laughter. Not just a chuckle, but a real, deep laugh. One that is uncontrolla...
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Change is Good

June 17, 2015 - Last week I blogged about some changes that I have made in my product offerings and pricing. I do feel that change is go...
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How I Use Photoshop

May 27, 2015 - Photoshop is a very important and powerful tool in a photographer's arsenal. You're probably wondering how we were succe...
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Toot Toot

May 13, 2015 - I don't know about you, but I have a problem "tooting" my own horn, so to speak. In business you have to be able to tell...
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For the Artist in Them | child portraits

May 06, 2015 - Just recently I started providing sessions that show the artistic side of children. I like to call them my "Little Picas...
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Secrets of a child photographer | child portraits

April 29, 2015 - I am sure that we all have secrets or special things that we do that help us do our jobs well. It doesn't matter what yo...
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Meet the Browns | Family Portraits

April 08, 2015 - During my many years as a photographer I have met plenty of wonderful people. They start out as clients and end up as my...
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My Clients Are A Work Of Art | Photography as Art

April 01, 2015 - As you may know, my tagline is "Putting Art into Photography" and that's exactly what I do. Not only do I make works of...
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It's Not What You Think | Child Portraits

March 18, 2015 - ​Child portrait sessions are a special type of portrait session. Not only because this type of session must capture the...
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Two Tu Cute | Sibling Photography

March 11, 2015 - Lately I have been very busy with model sessions. I have had some really great new clients who helped me create new imag...
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More than Siblings | Child Portraits

March 04, 2015 - Continuing on with my model sessions, I was fortunate enough to photograph Aleka and her brother Grayson. They both are...
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Funky Little Divas | Sibling Portraits

February 25, 2015 - Currently I am in the middle of photographing clients for my model call. In case you're wondering, I have model calls to...
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Family Matters|Family Portraits

February 18, 2015 - Just recently I had the pleasure of photographing a wonderful family. It all happened rather quickly. I received a call...
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Second Chances Are Awesome

February 04, 2015 - Second chances are truly awesome. How often do we really get second chances? If and when we do get a second chance, does...
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Are You a Model Citizen? | Portraits

January 21, 2015 - Well it is that time again. Time for me to do a little creative experimenting and what better way to do that than with m...
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What Inspires Me | Portraits

January 14, 2015 - What inspires me? That's a good question. It is also a question that is not necessarily easy to answer. I find inspirati...
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2014, What a Year!

December 31, 2014 - 2014, what a year! It's been rather interesting for me. How has it been for you? I can't say it has been bad or good; it...
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What a Difference A Year Makes | Toddler Portraits

December 17, 2014 - There are so many things that I love about my career, but one of the best things is watching the little ones grow up. Us...
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It's Not the Camera | Professional Photographer

October 08, 2014 - It's so funny, in an irritating sort of way, when people say "You have a really nice camera. It must take great pictures...
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What Not to Wear | Portraits

October 01, 2014 - There are plenty of posts out there that tell you what you should wear, well I am going to tell you what you should not...
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What Session Fits You? | Child Portraits

September 17, 2014 - Photographing babies and children is one of the greatest joys in my life. Just so you know, I have many joys, but photog...
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Do You Exist? | Lifestyle Portraits

September 10, 2014 - You are probably looking at the title of this post and thinking, "What is she talking about? Of course I exist!" Well I...
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The Magic in Motion | Behind the Scenes Video

August 13, 2014 - So a few weeks back I shared some portraits I created of my niece and nephew in the park. The images were created during...
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Getting My Sanity Back

August 06, 2014 - As you know, I generally write blogs about all things photography. Whether it is about a recent session, a "how to" or j...
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Just For Me | Personal Work

July 23, 2014 - Being an artist is something special. It provides a way for a person to communicate without using words. You can show ot...
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Sharing the Magic|Behind the session

July 16, 2014 - I don't know about you, but I like to see an example of whatever it is I am about to purchase. I don't feel that photogr...
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Fabulous Fathers-Father and Child Portraits

June 18, 2014 - Just this past Sunday we all celebrated Father's Day. Even if you are not a dad, I am sure you have one otherwise you wo...
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It Takes Two - Family Portraits

June 04, 2014 - ​My latest session was with a family I met last year. Actually a previous client of mine referred my services to her fri...
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Reunited and it feels so good

May 28, 2014 - First off let me say I LOVE MY CLIENTS! I have probably said that before, but I really do. They are the best people. Wit...
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The Best Things Come in Threes - Sibling Portraits

May 14, 2014 - ​My most recent session was of a set of 14 year old triplets. Yes, you read that right...triplets. When I received the e...
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It's a Girl! - Newborn Portraits

May 07, 2014 - Last week I blogged about the maternity session I did with my sister. For those of you who know her, you already know sh...
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Sisterly Love-Sibling Portraits

April 23, 2014 - About a week or so ago was my last model session for the year. I love those sessions! I get to experiment a little, meet...
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Three of a Kind - Sibling Portraits

April 16, 2014 - Siblings! What a wonderful creation! I should know because I have eight siblings myself. Oddly enough, my son has no sib...
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A Heavenly Little Cupcake - newborn portraits

April 09, 2014 - Oh how I love what I do! Meeting new parents and new babies is always a wonderful thing. My most recent meeting was with...
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Little Miss Personality-Child Portraits

April 02, 2014 - Recently I had the pleasure of photographing an adorable 3 year old named Jaylah, for one of my model sessions. Talking...
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Pretty In Pink- family portraits

March 26, 2014 - ​Just recently a dear family friend contacted me to see if I would be available to photograph her and her daughter. I wa...
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Nonstop Fun - Toddler Portraits

March 19, 2014 - ​Being that it is the middle of March, my child model sessions are dwindling down. I have so enjoyed working with all of...
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Sleeping Beauty, Not - Newborn Portraits

March 12, 2014 - Recently I had the pleasure of photographing a couple and their newborn daughter. This was not the first time I photogra...
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One Serious Little Dude - Child Portraits

March 05, 2014 - This week my blog features my latest model...Koa. His name is Hawaiian & means brave, bold, fearless. How cool is that?...
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Beauty and Her Brother – Child Portraits

February 18, 2014 - About a week ago I photographed a cute little 3 year old and her brother for one of my child model sessions. This was ri...
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Everyone Has a History

February 04, 2014 - During February there is a celebration of Black History, which I think is wonderful and important. If not for Black Hist...
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Snowmagedon 2014! – Snow Portraits

January 28, 2014 - Today I was at a loss as to what to blog about and then it snowed. I took images with my iPhone when it first started an...
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Preparing for a Family Portrait Session

January 21, 2014 - Everyone loves family portraits. Well, maybe not everyone. Over the years I have learned quite a bit about photographing...
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V Day, 2014

January 14, 2014 - First off, I know Valentine’s Day isn’t until February, but it doesn’t mean you have to wait until then to think about i...
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And One for the Road – Family Portraits

January 07, 2014 - The holiday season is usually a very busy time for many business owners, especially photographers. I was no exception. A...
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Like Clockwork – Family Portraits

December 17, 2013 - There aren’t many things you can count on on a yearly basis, but there is one thing I can count on and that’s Mike, Beli...
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Baby in a Box – Newborn Portraits

December 11, 2013 - On the day before my birthday I got the best present. I photographed a 6 week old newborn in a box. Ok, it was more of a...
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What’s It Worth To You? – Quality Portraits

December 04, 2013 - When there is something that you want, I mean really want, you’ll do whatever it takes to get it. Correct? If you deem w...
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