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Lifestyle Maternity and Newborn At- Home Sessions If you’ve never thought about scheduling an at-home lifestyle motherhood session, there are many benefits worth considering: Documenting the everyday moments. Although studio sessions can create beautiful images, they are often choreographed poses and there is often very little natural interaction. I love being able to take the […]

Jul 31, 2020

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Lifestyle Baby Photography | Baby Irvan

Lifestyle Maternity and Newborn At- Home Sessions If you’ve never thought about scheduling an at-home lifestyle motherhood session, there are many benefits worth considering: Documenting the everyday moments. Although studio sessions can create beautiful images, they are often choreographed poses and there is often very little natural interaction. I love being able to take the […]

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Jul 31, 2020

Honeybook Office System for Photographers & Creatives

Not long after I launched my business, I knew it was vital to get organized in my photography business and develop a system that worked. I was using a mix of different stand alone programs and piece-milling documents and forms, and in addition to taking loads of time, it wasn’t the most branded experience for […]

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Jun 23, 2020

How To Bring Calm Into Your Space

Calm was not a word that I would have used to describe my office or workspace a couple of years ago. Words like frantic, chaotic and disorganized quickly come to mind. I spend a lot of time at a desk, staring at a computer screen, in the dark. My office used to be a sanctuary […]

Jun 13, 2020

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How To Bring Calm Into Your Space

Calm was not a word that I would have used to describe my office or workspace a couple of years ago. Words like frantic, chaotic and disorganized quickly come to mind. I spend a lot of time at a desk, staring at a computer screen, in the dark. My office used to be a sanctuary […]

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Jun 13, 2020

Are You a Photographer? What’s Your Why?

As a maternity and newborn photographer, my journey has been an interesting one with many twists and turns, thankfully arriving to this current destination of where I am creatively and as a business owner. It was a process but I know my why. Why are you a photographer? If you are a new(er) photographer, I […]

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Jun 13, 2020

Print Your Photos

Print your photos? Like, all of them?! Today, in the digital realm, I’m sure people are questioning how safe their most precious of photos, memories and history really are… It is currently Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 5:54 p.m. CST and as I write this blog post, we are still in the longest outages of […]

Jun 13, 2020

Photo collage of babies and mothers photographed during sessions at C. E. Grace & Company studio in Jackson, MS

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Print Your Photos

Print your photos? Like, all of them?! Today, in the digital realm, I’m sure people are questioning how safe their most precious of photos, memories and history really are… It is currently Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 5:54 p.m. CST and as I write this blog post, we are still in the longest outages of […]

Photo collage of babies and mothers photographed during sessions at C. E. Grace & Company studio in Jackson, MS

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Jun 13, 2020

10 Ways To Be A More Self-Assured Mom for Baby

Slow down – lower the expectations on yourself – take time for you and become a more self-assured mom for you and your baby I often joke that if I knew then what I know now, I would have been such a better mom when my children were little.  I don’t think it’s often what […]

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Jun 13, 2020

10 Breastfeeding Benefits for Mom and Baby

It is not unusual to relax and visit with my moms after their session for upwards of an hour or more talking about their deliveries, what their pregnancy journey looked like, breastfeeding and even some of their fears and insecurities as a new mom. I treasure these conversations and deeply value the level of trust […]

Jun 12, 2020

Mississippi Breastfeeding Mom Session

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10 Breastfeeding Benefits for Mom and Baby

It is not unusual to relax and visit with my moms after their session for upwards of an hour or more talking about their deliveries, what their pregnancy journey looked like, breastfeeding and even some of their fears and insecurities as a new mom. I treasure these conversations and deeply value the level of trust […]

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Jun 12, 2020

Ellie Ray | Lifestyle Motherhood Session

Lifestyle Motherhood Session preserved in Brandon, Mississippi. At-Home Lifestyle Motherhood Sessions If you’ve never thought about scheduling an at-home lifestyle motherhood session, there are many benefits worth considering: Every session is unique. Unlike studio sessions where identical backgrounds and props are used repeatedly with very little variety, your home is distinctive and will provide a […]

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Jun 1, 2020

Newborn Photography: The Ultimate Guide for New Parents

Yes, this guide is about newborn photography…. but before we jump in, first, a quick congratulations on your little one! Preparing for motherhood is such an amazing season of life filled with an abundance of anticipation and excitement for what is to come. You are in for such an amazing adventure. So soon after bringing […]

May 27, 2020

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Newborn Photography: The Ultimate Guide for New Parents

Yes, this guide is about newborn photography…. but before we jump in, first, a quick congratulations on your little one! Preparing for motherhood is such an amazing season of life filled with an abundance of anticipation and excitement for what is to come. You are in for such an amazing adventure. So soon after bringing […]

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May 27, 2020

Reflections of Magical Motherhood and Regrets

Perhaps it’s time that makes me reflect back with such appreciation, or maybe it’s longing, for seemingly mundane moments that were actually magical. They were magical moments of motherhood that have transitioned from being my present to slipping into the days of past, far too quickly. In my young mind, the visions and dreams of […]

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May 1, 2020

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