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The Bitts family is one of the kindest families I’ve ever met (they even baked me cookies!). I loved seeing how they interacted with each other. Their lovely home was the perfect backdrop for our session. Shooting in a client’s home is always a special treat! It’s such a privilege to be invited into such […]

March 20, 2024

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One question I receive often is: “When should I take maternity photos?” Especially if this is your first baby (or even if it’s not – let’s be honest – every pregnancy is different!) it can be hard to know when to take maternity photos! You want to be showing, but you also don’t want to […]

February 22, 2024

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Jessica Cortes, THE PHOTOGRAPHER

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Some days it's crafts, baking bread from scratch, walks around the neighborhood and visits to the library. Other days it's Frozen on repeat and Chick-Fil-A chicken nuggets. Being a mom is amazing on some days, and the hardest thing on other days.

But I wouldn't trade one single second.

You're a hero, mom, and I want to capture that. I believe in real moments and heartfelt conversations on the front porch. In the kinds of images that remind you of the joy that can be found in the simplest of moments together. 

mother to the two cutest kiddos around

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As a busy mom with two kids, there are a few things I've found to be essential. I want to share them with you in hopes they help you out too. You're doing a great job, mama!

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