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Lifestyle One Year Portraits in White Studio for Baby Boy {Columbus Family Photography}

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Invest in your own happiness with Baby Milestone Sessions (including One year portraits and Smash Cake Sessions). This meaningful investment is something you’ll never regret as your sweet baby takes center stage. Think of it as an opportunity to celebrate your family’s journey and create lasting keepsakes that will be treasured for generations to come. […]

Holiday Minis 2023

Mini Sessions

This year is my best studio setup yet at Be Changed Studio in Westerville. I can picture all the sweet moments that will be captured in this light filled studio with modern farmhouse decor and I’m giddy to get started. The studio provides three different spaces to give your photos a variety of backdrops. Plus […]

Milestone Sessions

Mini Sessions

Time goes by so quickly and little ones grow up so fast, especially in their first year.  Don’t put it off until “later”–capture all those sweet milestones before they are gone! The Milestone Sessions are a half-session, perfect for documenting all of your baby’s ages and stages with no fuss. These sessions are perfect for […]

Model Call for Maternity Sessions!


I’m hosting a model call ALL YEAR LONG for Maternity Sessions! These will be styled sessions in long flowing dresses with lots of bare skin and a bare belly for intimate and sensual photos (scroll down for inspiration photos). Dad and any big brothers and sisters welcome! These will be done at beautiful outdoor locations […]

Tips On Booking & Preparing For A Maternity Photography Session {Columbus Maternity Photography}


Huge congrats on your pregnancy! I’m sure you have a mile long to-do list as you prepare to bring your little one into the world. A maternity photo session may not seem like an important item on your to-do list but maternity photos are a perfect way to remind you of the power and beauty […]

Maternity Session with Toddler Brother {Columbus OH Maternity Session}


I’m going to give you tips on preparing your kids for your maternity session, and they may be different than you’d think! First let them know that a friend you trust is going to take your family’s photos to brag about what a great sibling they are going to be. Let them know we are […]

Lifestyle Newborn Photos with Outdoor Styled Baby portraits and Family Dogs {Grandview, OH}


This was the first session I did outdoor styled newborn portraits and I have been perfecting the idea ever since. There is just something so pure and special when surrounding a baby with plants and flowers, snuggled in a straw basket with the glow of natural light rather than studio lights. They make for timeless […]

Backyard Session with Family of Seven {Upper Arlington, OH}


This Mama of 5 wanted family photos but was overwhelmed with the idea of getting everyone dressed up and packed up to a pretty outdoor location. While I do really love a coordinating wardrobe with romantic flowy dresses at a gorgeous location they are certainly not a must. What’s most important is capturing your love […]

Maternity Photos at Whetstone Park of Roses


I’m finally updating my blog with sessions from almost 3 years ago! It’s so fun to look back at this couple after getting to know them so well when I did their newborn session, first year milestone sessions, and a family session when their boy turned 2. Now I’m preparing for a newborn session for […]

Newborn Session with summer backyard photos {Clintonville, OH}


My In-Home Newborn Photo Sessions are a mix of lifestyle photos and styled portraits. My favorite way to style newborn portraits are by using organic and vintage elements. Anything you’d find in an English garden or a farm house. They help make your newborn photos look artistic, timeless, and romantic. Big brother and their two […]