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Fall Family Session on a Horse Farm {Columbus Ohio Family Photographer}

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This was from 2022 but deserved a spot on the blog. My favorite photos from 2022 are the last photos of little miss and her dog 🐶❤️.

Family Session on a Vintage Farm with Chickens! {Columbus Ohio Family Photographer}


This is another private farm I love to use for sessions. You get that rustic farm vibe without having to drive too far out of Columbus. These girls brought all the fun and giggles and we had the absolute best summer evening.

Family Session on a Horse & Flower Farm! {Columbus Ohio Family Photographer}


I’m always on the lookout for new session locations and it’s always a huge win when I find a place that meets all my requirements. Not only does it need to be beautiful but it needs to be safe for kiddos, a close enough drive, have lots of different backdrops to use, and a bonus […]

Family Photo Session by the Creek {Columbus Ohio Family Photographer}


A sunset family session by the creek was perfect for these young brothers. Got lots of smiles because we were just exploring and having fun! This was back in 2022, I am wee bit behind on blogging. I now provide a client closet and full styling to make your session extra dreamy.

Birthday Photo Session While on a Picnic!{Columbus Ohio Family Photographer}


Let’s go on a picnic and play in the creek! A super fun day out in nature to celebrate little brother’s first Birthday. I provided all the styled picnic supplies and cake smash setup along with styling the family’s wardrobe. The boy’s outfits and Mom’s dress is from my client closet 🙂

Styled In-Home Newborn Session


Oh my heart this session is so sweet. We did their in-home newborn session when their new daughter was 2 months old. Don’t ever feel like it’s too late even if your baby isn’t technically a newborn anymore. There’s still lots of newness to capture, especially the new relationship between syblings that are forming.

4 Reasons To Do Your Family Photos in the Spring

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Spring provides whimsical Maternity, Newborn, and Family Sessions with the gorgeous flower blooming backdrops and styling opportunities. In the 4 reasons I have listed below I also want to add that Spring weather allows me to get back to offering Garden Newborn Portraits. I am scheming behind the scenes to create a whole new photography […]

5 Benefits of Extended Family Sessions


It probably seems daunting to try and coordinate an extended family session with so many moving parts and opinions. But here are 5 reasons it’s absolutely worth any inconvenience and stress. ONE- A Family Bonding Experience When you choose the right photographer a session is as much about a fun experience with your family as […]

In-home newborn session with toddler brother {Columbus Newborn Photography}


You’ll see this family quite a bit on my website and business pages. We have done 9 sessions together since their son was born! There are so many family photographers in Columbus that you should be able to find someone that not only does work you love, but is someone you and your kids get […]

Romantically Styled Maternity Session {Columbus Ohio Maternity Photography}


This session has been a dream of mine to create. I wanted to move to more styled, romantic, sensual, and artistic maternity sessions. I can’t wait to create this same styled maternity session outside this Spring. I have more dresses like these to make you into the goddess that you are (even if you’re not […]