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Sorry,I’m A Creative

This last month has been a tough one when it comes to business. I have felt energized on days and others feeling defeated. When I put it all into perspective, I think I’m feeling it more because I’m on the verge of really expanding things at the studio to bring the very best for my […]


May 20, 2024

Baby smiling while swinging forward in moms hands

Pittsburgh Baby Photography Session

I have worked with this family since they were expecting their little one. We first began our journey together during their first consultation for their maternity session. We discussed a theme, style and over all vision for the session. Over time, we have built on those same colors and themes to create a cohesive gallery […]


May 10, 2024

Finding Your Photographer

Woohoo! Your family is growing and you want to document this special time with a photo session. Now the hardest part is finding a professional photographer to do the job. Finding someone who will capture all the special moments. Here are a few tips for finding YOUR photographer. First, it’s important to know all you […]


March 8, 2023

Favorite Things List for Expecting Moms

Hello and thanks for stopping by. I wanted to take a minute and discuss some of my favorite things for expecting parents, mothers and families. It’s been 10 years since I’ve had a newborn however, I ‘m constantly shopping and always talking with moms about their favorite things. So, I wanted to share some great […]


March 5, 2023

posed newborn baby

Why hire a professional photographer?

When you hire a photographer, they should be licensed, trained, and experienced. Why is that important? It is important because we understand what it’s like to not only run a business but how to be responsible with our decisions. We take our career seriously. Being trained means you understand the safety of not only the […]


February 7, 2023

Black Friday Offer

Early Bird Special sold out so fast. I’m so thankful to everyone who reached out to claim their spot with me. I decided to open up more spots. You can claim one or both offers for your Holiday Season on November 25th. These deals will be live for 24 hours if you missed the Early […]


November 15, 2022


People always ask me, “What is your favorite age to photograph?”. I love every stage ….really I mean that. Being a mom,I understand how fast your child’s milestones happen. I like to be able to show their stories through my photographs. Little smirks, silly laughs, first steps, it’s all special to me to capture. It’s […]


April 22, 2022

Eucalyptus Newborn Session

During a consult, we discuss colors that you want to see in your images. This beautiful family wanted to include soft pink and eucalyptus green for their baby girl. I was so excited to use this beautiful green and wanted to have some special touches for her session. I went shopping with my favorite prop […]


March 4, 2022

baby crawling

Mother and Daughter

I had such a fun week last week in the studio. This milestone session was scheduled back in January. We held a consult to discuss the style and design details. Mom mentioned she never had professional pictures done with her and her daughter together. I encouraged her to jump in on some of the images […]


March 1, 2022

A Very Merry Birthday

What do you do when your client has a first birthday right around the Holidays? well, you design a smash cake setup with some holiday cheer. Smash cake sessions begin with traditional setups for mom and dad before we bring on the cake. We chose a neutral tonal theme for this one with a pop […]


December 8, 2021