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Fall 2018 Highlights

Happy New Year!! Looking back at so many beautiful sessions from September-December of this year. It was impossible to narrow it down to these images — I am certain I’m missing several other good ones — but here is a highlight reel of what I was up to this past fall. I wrapped for the year in mid-December to catch my breath before the holidays. I loved slowing down and spending quality time with my husband and little ones after working non-stop for 3 months. I hope your holiday was magical too! Ya know… In the midst of a busy…

Now Booking Christmas Mini Sessions

Even though it’s barely Halloween, I’m super excited to get into the spirit of the holidays! Here’s what you need to know: Cost Per Session: $75 Each Session Includes: 20 minutes of coverage 10 or more digital images For an additional $25, I will edit and return your photos within 24 hours — just let me know at booking if you want that add-on! Location: The Rotary Grove Memorial inside Devou Park Dates: November 17 & 18, and December 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Rain date: December 2) Booking Info: A $25 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve…

Preparing For Your Family Portrait Session | Tips & Insight To Get The Best Pictures

After working with dozens of families over the past five years, I’ve learned a lot about what makes (or breaks) a family portrait session. Here are some (hopefully) universal tips for making the most of your session: Practice and prepare. Talk with your family about your upcoming photoshoot. Tell your kids you’ll be meeting a (super cool, hilarious, goofy) photographer named Brooke who will be taking their picture. Practice different smiles and expressions. Let them know how you expect them to behave. Talk about why you’re taking pictures together and why it’s important to you. Find images online that you…

THE REUSS FAMILY

Despite the humidity, this turned out to be a beautiful sunset session in Sharon Woods with the Reuss Family. I loved all the tender interactions they had with each other and the warmth of the evening sun. Such a precious family! If you’re interested in booking a sunset mini session, check my availability here: Sunset Mini Sessions