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Spring family sessions are my favourite for so many reasons… The weather – Spring Family Session The weather is beautiful! After the winter we have had we are all ready for some heat, but not too much! Thats why a spring session is great. We don’t have to worry about the soaring temperatures, shiny faces […]

Spring Family Sessions are my favourite!

Family

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My account of the Texas snow storm. Last week Texas was hit with a snow storm to end all snow storms! As someone who has only called Texas home for 3 years it was a very surprising turn of events. The initial excitement of snow in Texas quickly wore off. Texas snow storm – Low […]

My account of the Texas Snow Storm

Family

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Taking your own newborn photos because of the COVID pandemic is probably something that most new parents have at least considered. It is such an exciting time bringing your new baby home but the pandemic is causing stress. And while your baby is so new you will want to capture all the little details. In […]

COVID – Taking your own Newborn photos

Newborn

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Take the photo… this post is aimed at Dads because usually its Mum that has her phone out capturing moments as they happen, but if in your family it is different – this is aimed at the person who doesn’t take the photos! I am begging you – take them! Please don’t wait for your […]

Take the photo

Family

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Shop small this Christmas and make it the best Christmas ever. 2020 has been hard on a lot of people, and as a small business owner I can assure you that when you book a session with me I do an actual happy dance! So in the spirt of Christmas I decided to pull a […]

Shop small this Christmas

Personal

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A socially distanced maternity session is not that different to a regular maternity session, or a family session. You can see some of my family sessions on my website or on social media. Instagram On arrival to your socially distanced maternity session. When you arrive, we talk as normal, I will wear a mask and […]

Socially Distanced Maternity session – What to expect

Maternity

Family maternity session

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365 Project, The pandemic year in Katy Texas. This year, the pandemic year, is the second time I have started a 365 project. But is it the furthest through I have ever made it. For those who haven’t heard of a 365 project, it is about taking one photo a day every day. And I’m […]

365 Project, The pandemic year in Katy Texas.

Family

Pandemic Porchtrait

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When I started my business I did lots of research into which apps help you be most productive! I have since narrowed them down to the ones that I find most helpful! Here are the 8 Business Apps I use everyday! Lightroom / Photoshop Most Photographers will use one or both of these. They are […]

8 Business Apps I use everyday!

Business

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As a Katy Texas family and newborn photographer I often get asked what to expect from a lifestyle newborn session. Some clients are scheduling their first session, others have had one for a sibling in the past. While each session is different it is always good to have an understanding of what to expect. Before […]

What to expect from a lifestyle newborn session

Newborn

Newborn Baby

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I love capturing children and their personalities, their behaviour is part of that. I love capturing kids that run wild, are shy and who love the camera, but I understand that as a parent it can be stressful. You have booked the photographer, picked out the outfits, and you just want to ensure that you […]

Preparing Kids for a Family Photoshoot

Family