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I know it can be so overwhelming to look at all of the things you “should” be doing when you first start off as a photographer. You also don’t always want to invest in tons of equipment, tools, and subscriptions until you are bringing in enough income to support that. I totally get it! But […]

8 Tools I Can’t Live Without for My Photography Business!

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This session will forever reign as one of my favorites! Haleigh and Cody were such a joy to work with, and the maternity gown she rented from an Etsy shop was to die for. I’m pretty sure we also got one of the most stunning October golden hours I have ever seen! I have since […]

Haleigh’s Boho Inspired Maternity Session | Fort Fisher, NC

Maternity

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One of the things I get the most questions about as a photographer is what everyone should wear! I get it; it’s hard enough getting yourself ready never mind an entire family and making sure it all goes well together. This is why I started offering both a closet collection and style consulting as a […]

How to Style Your Family for Photos

Family

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This month’s Milestone Collection highlight is Meri-Ashlen + Alex! These two came all the way to Wilmington from Raleigh in the spring to shoot their maternity session. I absolutely loved how this mama was feeling so confident in her pregnancy that she wanted to change up her session with something a little different. I always […]

Milestone Collection Highlight – Meri-Ashlen + Alex

Milestone Collection

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Michele DiSpirito is the guest author for today’s blog post on SLEEP! Michele is a certified pediatric sleep consultant and is the owner/founder of Goodnight Families. She has been SO helpful in our sleep journey with Sylas since we began consulting with her when he was around 4 months old. We have her knowledge and […]

3 Tips for a Successful Night’s Sleep by Michele DiSpirito

Baby

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  Gifts For Mom Under $50 Birth Stone Stacker Ring – Made by Mary – $34 I love these dainty little rings, perfect for the minimal mama who doesn’t tend to wear heavy jewelry. These can be extra sentimental — birth stones for her little one’s birthday, or anyone special to her! A friend of […]

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Lifestyle

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When Shannon showed up looking radiant in this dress, my jaw dropped. At first, I was just in awe of how beautiful both she and the dress were, but then I realized the dress looked familiar. Shannon proceeded to tell me the story of how she found me in the first place — and it […]

Playful Maternity Session On The Beach

Maternity

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I am so excited to finally be sharing some of these images from the birth of Calvin Joseph. This Milestone Family is extra special to me! Becky and Tyler have been my very best friends since we were 14 years old. Needless to say, we have been through a whole lot together over the years. […]

The Birth of Calvin Joseph

Birth

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I should have started this series a LONG time ago, but I have finally had the time to sit down and begin blogging again! With that, I plan to showcase my sweet Milestone Mamas and their families as we wrap up their collection experiences. First up is Kelly + James! Kelly and I went to […]

Milestone Collection Feature – Kelly & James

Milestone Collection

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How the heck did you get started?! I get this question pretty often. And let me just start by saying that Instagram can certainly make it look like someone you look up to just snapped her fingers and suddenly she was an overnight success. But the obvious truth is that we don’t see everything that […]

5 Tips For Finally Starting Your Business

Photographers