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Why I broke up with glitter

This image is a few years old but is still one of my favorite images I’ve ever taken. I love glitter. I really do. Some people hate it, but I feel like those people are also people I don’t need to have in my life. Sparkle is amazing. Now, that said, glitter is BAD. It’s […]

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Meet Violet – 2021 Memorial Princess

Violet’s nominator writes “My neighbor is Violet and she’s 5 and she’s struggled for the past few years with terrible seizures. In and out of the hospital, isolated from her peers. This fall her doc has told her she cannot start Kindergarten due to Covid and she’s devastated. She’s a huge Disney fan and loves playing […]

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Why you want detail shots

Your newborn’s tiny little lips. Your baby girl’s little fingernails she’s chewed off. Her dainty little hands as she picks flowers or runs her hands through her hair. Tiny curls down her neck. Her perfect sweep of eyelashes over her freckled cheeks. I love all of these little parts of what makes each girl unique. […]

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Why I don’t do black and white photos

If you take a look at my website, you’ll notice that every single image on the website is in color. Why is that? Color is part of my style I have a lot of clients come in and say “normally I love black and white, but your color! “I’ve been in business for 18 years […]

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9 tips for getting kids to cooperate for pictures

There’s nothing quite as unpredictable as a toddler who has missed a nap. Will she be all giggles or will she be mad? Or more likely, she’ll be both, there is just a point when giggles become hangry. What will be the tipping point between the two? I’ve been photographing children for 17 years now […]

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I am vaccinated

I take not only my personal health seriously, but your family’s as well. I am always up on my current vaccines like Tuberculosis and flu shots, but in this day and age, current also must include the Covid-19 vaccine. I’m happy to report that I am fully vaxed, including the booster shot! I look forward […]

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How to have a stress free newborn photo session – Athens Newborn Photographer

As an Athens newborn photographer, I have learned over the years that a stress-free newborn experience can help things go much more smoothly. Get your hair done I highly highly recommend having your hair professionally done. Not only is it one less thing for you to worry about that day, but you are guaranteed to […]

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Why I love SIGMA lenses

In the very beginning of my journey into photography, I bought a Canon Rebel XT and a little SIGMA 50mm macro lens, which was sharp and versatile. I bought that lens because it was the most affordable good lens I could find at the time. Little did I know that lens would begin to shape […]

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The importance of prints

The importance of printed photos Let me tell you a little story. Imagine there’s a house fire at your mom’s house. She and grandpa are both out and safe, the pets are all contained, and she has just enough time to run back in and get one last thing… She rushes in, past the burning […]

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Christmas Carousel Mini Sessions

November 12, 13, 14 of 2021. These will be held at my studio on 1720 South Lumpkin St Athens GA 30606 in the five points area of Athens. Carousel Horse Mini session package ($750) includes: 30-minute session in the studio with the full-size carousel horse. 25 holiday cards with envelopes Trio of mini brag books […]

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We are a luxury portrait studio based in Athens, GA specializing in creating unique and vibrant images that capture the feeling of magic for women and girls of all ages. 

Our studio is located at:
1720 South Lumpkin St
Athens, GA 30605
1720 South Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605
706-338-4414