March 2nd, 2017
Introducing Baby "Lake" named after The Great Sale Lake. Lake's parents are from Japan and are here salt lake city studying at the U of U for a medical degree. They said that they felt very blessed to have a baby while being in Salt Lake City and wanted to name their baby after the location.
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February 17th, 2017
April contacted me about doing her maternity photo shoot. She said she wanted something in the snow but wasn't sure about location or shoot styling. So, we had a consultation where she tried on some maternity gowns and picked her favorites. Then I decided we would shoot one outfit inside the studio garden and then the other two outfits up big cottonwood canyon. I really like how the entire shoot turned out.
February 14th, 2017
Sweet baby Quinton I photographed him at home with his family.
January 13th, 2017
Check out Natasha's stunning maternity session we did at the studio. She arrived with her hair and makeup done and simply picked her favorite dresses to wear for her shoot.
December 23rd, 2016
Check out this stunning winter maternity session! We did this entire photo shoot at the studio. She wanted to include her husband in the
December 8th, 2016
December 2nd, 2016
Check out Tessa's beautiful maternity photos we did inside the studio and in the studio garden.
October 14th, 2016
Check out miss "V" and her stunning maternity session! She brought a stunning white boho dress and hairpiece to wear in the garden. We also did a few different looks inside the studio. Along with some fine art maternity nudes.
October 7th, 2016
This sweet newborn baby boy came to me at 2 weeks old for his newborn photos. Mom requested shades of grey to matched the grey colored nursery with elephants. I think it is so fun if you can get some awake pictures during a newborn session.
September 16th, 2016
Miss Rachel responded to a model call on Facebook to wear some of the new maternity gowns I got for the studio. The first dress is a fitted long sleeve ivory gown. The 2nd dress is a mustard colored infinity gown with a flower headband. The final dress is a plum color. She requested to wear most dresses and to keep her tummy covered for the shoot. We shot in studio and in the studio garden.
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September 9th, 2016
This sweet baby girl came in for her newborn session at 4 weeks old. Now, it's best to photograph newborn babies within the first 2 weeks to get those curly poses. We were still able to get some great portraits of her even with her being older.
August 26th, 2016
Check out Melinda and her stunning maternity photo shoot we did at the Garden Studio. She looks stunning in the wine maternity gown.
August 17th, 2016
Check out Liz and her stunning maternity session. She was 40 weeks pregnant and she shot this a day after her due date. It just goes to show it's never too late to do a maternity session unless the baby is here!!
July 29th, 2016
Check out Sami Jo's stunning maternity session I shot up the canyon at sunset. She brought her own maternity outfits to the shoot and hair crowns. Stunning!
July 15th, 2016
Check out sweet baby Alyssa and her newborn portraits I shot inside the studio. Mom requested that we keep the images clean and classic white shades of white, cream, and brown. Congrats on your new baby!
July 1st, 2016
Check out Jennilyn's stunning maternity photos. We did her session inside the studio and inside the studio garden. We did a bunch of different dresses and looks to create variety for her shoot.
June 24th, 2016
Check out Bailey's beautiful maternity session we did inside the studio garden and inside the studio. She requested white and light pink for her session along with classic natural makeup. Her baby girl is due at the end of July. Congrats!
June 23rd, 2016
Oh, trends. So hard to resist even with piles of evidence screaming out, "You're really going to regret this someday." The "mini" photography session is certainly up to the challenge of becoming a highly regrettable trend, despite its hype for being oh so fun and casual. Certain photo subjects in particular suffer from mini sessions, even though you'd think that fun, casual and not time-consuming would be right up their alley.
Get out your stopwatches people, because you have about 20-30 minutes for your child (or children) to settle down, hold still and appear like they really don't mind that a complete stranger is staring at them and taking pictures. While children are probably going to be difficult in longer sessions, too, it's nice to have plenty of time for them to get a grasp of what's going on. The photographer can then take some good, quality photos in that golden moment between the child settling down and the child losing all ability to pay attention.
A good family photography session is a balance between quantity and quality. The photographer wants to deliver not only lots of options, but good options. Picking the best photos from a batch of amazing ones is a problem that you want to have. "Mini" photo sessions can't offer much in either category, being too short for lots of photos and too erratic for quality ones. You end up with a small assortment of awkward photos, the majority of which are showcasing your child's exact feelings towards the photographer and just how much "fun" they're having.
The photo session featured below shows most of the images that came out of the camera and yes there are some silly ones in there it took a good 30-45 minutes of shooting non stop all different set ups and herding the two children to get anything your going to want to keep. If the session was a 20 minute mini session then you'll have just a few good images to work with. A full 45-60 minute session will get you 50 images to choose from for a wall art display, Christmas Card, and annual family album.
If you truly want a professional photography session for your child, do it right! A well-done portrait stands the test of time, while "trendier" things frequently disappear into the waste basket. To set up a (NOT "mini") session, or for any questions you might have, please feel free to contact us!
May 13th, 2016
Here is part 2 of Geavon's newborn session. We did pictures with both grandmother's then Mom and Dad.
May 6th, 2016
Check out sweet Geavon's newborn session we did a few weeks ago! We decided to stick with neutral tones such as cream, beige, and brown.
April 15th, 2016
Check out Avalon's beautiful maternity photos. She requested some semi nude images and some dark black and white images. All of these were shot inside the studio.
April 8th, 2016
Check out Maria's beautiful maternity session we shot outside in the studio's garden area. She is wearing a fitted blush pink maternity gown that we provide at the studio along with 2 rose hair clips. I just love the green ivy backdrop for these photos. She wanted her husband and daughter in the photos. We are so happy they joined her for the shoot.
March 25th, 2016
Check out this sweet baby girl! She did not want to sleep for her newborn session but we just keep shooting with an awake baby.
February 25th, 2016
The life-chaning magic of tidying up the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing. KonMarie Method - Sentimental Items Photos, Wall Art, and Albums
February 5th, 2016
Check out Rachel's beautiful maternity session we did in the summer at Wheeler Farm. She wanted a rustic but classic look for her pictures. Natural makeup and a soft curl.