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Birth, Newborn, & Family Photography | Greater Indianapolis, IN

Hey there mama-to-be! So, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed with all the information (or lack thereof) about your options when it comes to having a birth that is not only safe but also ENJOYABLE. As a doula and birth photographer, I have witnessed almost every type of birth and experienced firsthand the good, […]

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Can we please make Fresh 48 sessions a thing again?! It seems like ever since that dreaded 2020 era that shall not be named…they have been much less common for me lately. But when Abby reached out about scheduling Fresh 48 photos at Riley Maternity Tower following the birth of their very first baby, I […]

When it comes to scheduling your newborn’s very first photos, the options can probably seem overwhelming! There are so many talented newborn photographers in Indianapolis and there is definitely someone for everyone – it just depends on what you’re looking for! I often get questions from potential clients wondering if doing newborn photos in their […]

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Lifestyle newborn portrait with mom and big brothers in the nursery

How sweet is this little fam! My favorite part about this newborn session, aside from how perfectly angelic miss Norah was the entire time, was getting to see her big bros in their element! I had actually taken family photos for them in the fall…or maybe I should say I ATTEMPTED to take their family […]

I had the pleasure of meeting miss Campbell Marie (Cammi) while taking her newborn photos at home with her sweet parents! Cammi, I think your parents like you just a little bit! Cammi was my first little model to try out some new summer outfits from SpearmintLove! Those little green bloomers…I meeeean. I gotta get […]

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Zionsville Lifestyle Newborn Session

I have been meeting so many gorgeous baby girls over the past few months and I’m not mad about it! Getting to hang out with Matt, Colleen, and baby Juliette in their beautiful Zionsville home was seriously such a treat. When Colleen reached out to book their session and told me a bit of their […]

Indianpolis Newborn Photographer

This session was extra special for me, as Evelyn’s mama and I were buds back in our high school days! I hadn’t seen her since college, and it was so fun to watch her now as she is absolutely rocking motherhood. There were furry siblings involved in this session as well, and you know how […]

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Lifestyle newborn session mom and baby

Well if this little man was not one of the most gorgeous babies I have ever laid eyes on! He was such a perfect little squish (and that thick black hair…my heart). The Banks fam was so incredibly sweet, and don’t even get me started on the big brothers and the way they loved on […]

In home newborn session with dog

Words don’t do justice to this sweet newborn session at home with Benny the goldendoodle baby Norah! 🙂 I can’t even deal with the cuteness. Anyone who knows me knows I have a soft spot for babies and dogs together in one photo, and Benny and Norah did not disappoint! Norah is my niece so […]

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There is just something extra sweet about the authenticity of in-home newborn sessions. They are beautifully imperfect and filled with genuine snuggles, laughter, and the occasional craziness (we are being authentic here, after all). I know it can feel overwhelming to think about preparing your home and family for a photographer to come over–especially while […]

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lifestyle newborn & family photographer
greater indianapolis, IN

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