Surviving a Photo Session With a Toddler

Anyone who’s ever had a toddler knows that they are a pretty opinionated demographic. These little people rule their kingdoms with authoritarian precision. We are but serfs in their quest for independence and knowledge. Understanding how toddlers behave and react to situations can be a lifesaver when taking their portraits. Bribery only goes so far, […]

Aug 4, 2017

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I had the privilege speaking to a wonderful group of moms this week¬†about simple suggestions for taking better pictures of our families, specifically children. I wanted to make these tips available to a wider audience, so here I am typing them up for you! Being a photographer, I don’t think I anticipated how different taking […]

May 4, 2017

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Jennifer & Jasen // The Mill at Fine Creek Powhatan, VA Wedding // Turtle & Hare Photography

Our last wedding of 2016 was a gorgeous, winter wedding, nestled in the lovely scenery of The Mill at Fine Creek. We’ve known Jennifer and Jasen for a few years now, and were thrilled to be included in their December nuptials. Laughter was a prominent fixture in their wedding day, with contagious joy spilling over […]

Feb 17, 2017

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Todd and Erin are good friends of ours. Their youngest son is the same age as our daughter, which provides tons of entertaining visits and conversations! They also have a charming, smart older son, who is great to be around. Taking photos of this family is always fun since they have so much fun together. […]

Jan 13, 2017

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A Sunny, Scenic Midlothian, VA Family Session // Turtle & Hare Photography

This was my first time meeting this family, but they are super sweet! It was a bit of a blustery day, but they were all champs about it. I love shooting families with kids because you get to see this sparkle of personality come out when they’re all just hanging out and interacting with each […]

Nov 4, 2016

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I would be doing you a disservice if I didn’t gush about how capital C cute this little guy is. He was so sweet and calm througout his photo session. He’s also a champion. I was originally supposed to take some maternity photos for Gideon’s mama, but Gideon ended up greeting the world earlier than […]

Oct 24, 2016

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