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He made me a Mama | Will

I have no excuse for not blogging images of my darling Will other than I have been busy being his Mama!  These past 7 months have been the fastest, hardest, sleepiest, silliest, most wonderful, loving, and joyful of my life.  My heart explodes every day with love for this little guy.  Does anyone else watch videos of their babies after they put them to sleep because they miss them already?  I am thankful to be home with Will, but it has been fun dipping back into photography work the past few weeks.  I think it is important for me to have an outlet, and getting back to work has been a healthy one.

I was asked by XOve Baby to share some images of our nursery for their blog and I thought it would also be a great way to introduce Will on my blog!  We love our XOve Baby swaddle blankets and onesies.  I am not kidding when I say I have literally used their blankets for everything!  Their onesies are super soft and have been great to wear all summer as well.

Our nursery did not have a “theme” so to speak, but we decorated it as we have our home.  Each item is special because it has a story or connection.  Our rocking chair is the same one my mom used to rock us as babies, the copper pot we use for blankets is from my Great Aunt Alice, and the bookshelf holds some special items from friends and family.  The animal prints above the dresser are real baby animals photographed by Sharon Montrose.  The puppy painting above the crib is an original piece by Suzie Eifrid, that Will smiles at every day! There are even original pieces from his Dad and Gram!

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THanks for checking out our nursery, and be sure to check out XOVe Baby for great baby gift sets, or pick up a blanket for your little one!  You will be hooked!

Dog Photographer | Meet Alana

As dog owners we all have stories to tell, and the story of my family has always included pets!  I grew up with dogs and a kitty named “Boo,” and when I was independent enough to own a dog I adopted Tess in 2006.

Tess was my greatest companion and friend, loyal to a fault and wiser than many.  When I married David in 2008 he got a “package deal”!

We adopted a hound mix in 2010.  His antics and personality really livened things up around our home!

In August of 2012 we lost our sweet angel, and anchor of our home- Tess.  The final weeks with her and the loss of her companionship in our home really drove me to take life into perspective.  Her passing was a significant loss in my life, but the truth is she left me with a gift – a change in perspective.

It is out of that loss that I have gained perspective on what I really want to share through my photography, showcasing pet photography through portraits, at weddings, events, or family photos including your dogs!

In the age of digital overload, I want to give your family a beautiful, tangible, and high-quality product you can immediately display in your home.  I strive to showcase true to life images, cherished keep-sakes.

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(Below: Family trip to Fairhope, AL with our two fur-babies, Mason and Magnolia)


Atlanta Dog Photographer | Moose, Cooper, and Cornchip

Last weekend I had the pleasure of traveling to East Atlanta for a pet photography session!  I had so much fun with Moose (Sr. Chocolate lab), Cooper (5 year old Golden Retriever), and Cornchip (Beagle mix rescue)!  These three are full of personality and even though Moose was not a big fan of the camera I think we were still able to capture some of his charming personality- he is a sweet boy!  We enjoyed a beautiful afternoon outside, and I hope these guys slept well that night, they did such a great job working for the camera and we had a lot of fun.

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Milton Senior Portraits | Taylor

The Milton Ladies Lacrosse team holds a special place in my photographer heart!  I had no idea a few years ago when I started photographing some of the ladies on the team just what a powerhouse these they are!  Just a few weekends ago I had the pleasure of continuing the tradition with Taylor!  We had an amazing afternoon and Milton High School all to ourselves!

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Thank you so much for such a fun afternoon!  Best wishes and good luck at Kennesaw State University!

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