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My photography business grew from a desire to learn how to take incredible portraits of my babies and toddlers, while also capturing the cute and sweet moments of their childhood. Both types of images are such a treasure to me now which is why my photography style has evolved into what it is today - family portraits with candid moments mixed in to capture personalities and family relationships

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You have done all the planning and prepping for your family photography session. You show up looking amazing. The camera comes out and…now what?  Today I’m spilling some posing tips on what to do with your hands so that you will love the way you look in your photos.   Want to learn all of my […]

Love the way you look in your photos

Posing Tips

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What to Wear

Once you have scheduled your photography appointment and picked a location, the hardest part is choosing what to wear! Today I’m sharing my favorite tip for choosing family outfits for your upcoming session. Here it is: start with moms outfit and then find pieces to coordinate for the rest of the family. Not sure where […]

Tip for Choosing Family Outfits

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Senior pictures create the perfect opportunity to capture and commemorate this time in your life and should be styled to represent you and your personality. Preparing for your senior photography session will help you images you’ll be excited to hang on your wall for years to come. Need some outfit inspiration? HERE are some of […]

Preparing for your Senior Photography Session

Seniors

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Seniors

Tips from a Senior Photographer in Utah County Here are some outfit recommendations for your Senior Photography Session in Utah County. I recommend bringing two outfits, one more casual (or whatever casual means for you) and one more dressy. When picking either one, look for clothing that has texture to it, texture always photographs really […]

Senior Photographer in Utah County

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Spring is coming, I can feel it! It’s a great time to start thinking about what to wear for your family spring photography session. As I was consulting one of my clients on outfit choices for her family, she found these great pieces I want to share with you. This pallet of greens, blues, pinks, […]

What to Wear: Spring Photography Session

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What to Wear

My winter family photography sessions have been so magical this season. There is still time to get up into the mountains for your own family session. Trying to figure out what to wear? Here are some of my favorite sessions to give you some Winter Photography Outfit Inspiration. If you like what you see and […]

Winter Photography Outfit Inspiration

Utah Winter Family Photography, Jordan Pines

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Big Cottonwood Canyon is the perfect place for Utah Mountain Family Photography. It’s that time of year again when the world transforms into a winter wonderland. When the opportunity arises for capturing those family photography moments in the snow you must take it. As you gear up for your snowy photography session, I’ve got your back […]

Utah Mountain Family Photography – What to Wear

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Park City Utah Family Portrait Photographer

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Park City

Hey there! Need a family photographer in Park City Utah? Well, you’re in for a treat! Utah’s got it all – breathtaking views, and endless adventures. Places like Park City and Deer Valley aren’t just spots on the map; they’re the backdrop for the kind of memories that last a lifetime. I’m the person behind the […]

Family Photographer in Park City Utah

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Want the EASY WAY to outfit your extended family for family pictures? Here are links to shop for clothes inspired by this Jordan Pines extended family winter photography: HERE If you’re still wondering what to wear for your family pictures, this What To Wear Guide will make getting ready so much easier. Dressing in layers […]

Jordan Pines, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Family Winter Photography

What to Wear

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Families

During family photos, finding the right pose and positioning can make a significant difference in capturing a warm and close-knit atmosphere. One of the biggest questions my clients have is “What do I do with my hands?” Having been a Park City Utah and Utah County photographer for many years I have learned some tips […]

Park City Family Photos | What do I do with my hands?

utah senior photographer

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Tips to Get the Best Senior Photos from a Utah Senior Photographer This senior sent me some senior photos she liked ahead of time, and I noticed that almost all of them had water incorporated somehow. So I decided to take her to this spot which has a stream that’s easy to wade in. It’s […]

Utah Senior Photographer

Seniors

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Nature

Park City is one of the most beautiful places for a fall family photography session. The background of mountains and colors are timeless. My clients chose to take their family photos together with their friends. It was a great way to give the kids breaks during the session when I worked with each family individually.  The […]

Park City Fall Family Photography

Utah Family Photographer, Adobe Express, Meaningful Holiday gifts, Fathers Day Gifts

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Preserve Your Family’s Memories with A Professional Photography Session   Ever thought about getting those family moments captured by a pro photographer? It’s not just about snapping pics; it’s about creating lasting memories. Lexi Rae Photography breaks down why hiring a pro is a total win for your family photos. Pros Know Families Inside Out […]

Preserve Your Family Memories

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Families

Choosing the a great location for your family photos will help you end up with pictures you love. You want a location that resonates with your family and the photos you are hoping to capture. Here are some steps and considerations to help them in making this decision. Identify Special Places: Think about places that […]

Choosing the Best Location for Family Photos

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There is something so classic about a neutral color palette for family photos. This photoshoot from last year is still one of my very favorites and is an excellent example of using the neutral color palette the right way. Mysha is a multi-talented designer and DIYer of Remington Avenue and her design style always comes out […]

Neutral Color Palette for Family Photos

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Families

Choosing the best location for family photos can be a challenge. The best location for family photos is one that resonates with your family’s personality, provides good lighting, and offers a background that complements your vision for the photos. Keep in mind that the location should serve as a backdrop to showcase the love and […]

Choosing the Best Location for Family Photos

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Posing in photos can make or break your entire experience. Posing with two tween boys can be a challenge at times but the Cornet Family makes it look like a piece of cake! Or in this case a croissant! Benoit Cornet is the head baker for Ballerina Farm. You can order his culinary creations and […]

Posing Two Tween Boys

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utah family photography posing guide

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Posing Tips

Feeling awkward in front of the camera? Keep reading to get my free posing guide for your family pictures geared to help moms feel comfortable in front of the camera. Sometimes it’s hard to find a photographer who will give you enough direction during your shoot so you look good, you don’t have to rely […]

Free Posing Guide For Your Family Pictures

Tibblefork Reservoir Photography

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Are you stuck wondering how to pose in your family photos? Are you suddenly aware that you have hands with no ideas of what to do with them? You’re not alone. I’ve got some free posing tips for you, so read on…. Check out my free guide to help you look good in your family […]

Posing Tips for Better Family Photos

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Utah Family Photos, Tibblefork Reservoir

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What to Wear

Don’t miss these ideas if you’re outfitting your family for family photos. Deciding what to wear for your family pictures can be stressful. Instead of stressing out, find a look that you like, and order similar colors and items. Here’s an idea from me, a Utah Family Photographer.  Their colors were Navy, gray, light pink, […]

What to Wear for Utah Family Photos

utah county extended family photographer

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As an Utah County Family photographer, I’ve seen a wide range of outfit choices for family photo sessions. Here are three color palettes you can use when making your outfit choices for family photos: Classic neutrals. Neutral colors, like black, white, and beige, can create a timeless and sophisticated look in family photos. These colors […]

Utah County Family Photographer

What to Wear

Utah Extended Family Photographer

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Read on for an stress-free way to have everyone look amazing in your family pictures. I’m an extended family photographer in Utah, figuring out what to wear for your Extended Family Photos doesn’t have to be so stressful. The best thing to do is to find a color palette and family photo you can send to […]

Utah Extended Family Photographer

Utah Family Photographer

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What to wear for Family Pictures   When considering what to wear for your family photos, I always tell moms the same advice. Start with what you’re wearing first. You will be the one enjoying these pictures the most, and most of the family members are going to the shoot just because you want them […]

What to Wear for Family Pictures

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Park City

This Senior Photography session was located at McPolin Barn in Park City, Utah. I love working in this area of Park City because it has so much to choose from – a barn, house, fields, trees, silos, trails, bridge, fence, stream and tunnel. If you need your senior pictures taken and can’t decide what type […]

Park City, McPolin Barn, Senior Photography

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Extended family photography made easy. Sound like an oxymoron? I’ll send you my Style Guide ahead of time so outfitting your family doesn’t seem so overwhelming. This family (photographed at Wheeler Farm in Salt Lake City) followed my directions so well. Want a similar look? Follow these simple steps: Being low contrast Varying their dominant […]

Utah Extended Family Photographer

Families

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Photographers

Want to know how to be the best photographer for kids and families? Read on! The best family photographers don’t need kids to “cooperate” to get a good photo. Why? Because good family photographers will interact with their littlest clients so they can have fun while having their pictures taken. And if they are having […]

Best Photographer For Families

how to take family pictures

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Trying to improve your photography or are you new to your DSLR? Here are two easy tips for choosing the right aperture for your family photo session. Choosing the “right” Aperture for a family of five at a family session is will look different for lots of photographers depending on their style. Here are two […]

Photography Tips for Beginners

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Utah corporate Headshots

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Headshots

Need to have corporate headshots taken? Here’s a couple tips on proper lighting: When you are taking corporate headshots, you want even light with the whole face lit up and in focus. I can make magic with natural light, a window, and a reflector. Or if I don’t have enough natural light, I use my […]

How to take Corporate Headshots

Utah Family Photography Ideas

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These Park City clients wanted a maternity photo session just before the birth of her first baby. Mom-to-be opted to dress casual to match her more casual and fun personality. I had a blast with the both of them and their dog (who I could tell is definitely part of the family.  Pregnancy is a […]

Utah Maternity Photos, McPolin Barn, Park City

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Utah Family Photography

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Use This Trick to Find Family Photo Outfit Ideas You’ll Love Choosing outfits for family pictures can be a difficult process. Notice how the DIY master, Mysha (@remingtonavenue, www.remingtonavenue.com) chose complimentary colors. She knew she’d be standing near red/orange rock so she chose to wear blue. Why did she choose blue you might ask? Well blue […]

Find Family Photo Outfit Ideas You’ll Love

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Favorite Spots and Walls for Utah Senior Photography These senior pictures were taken in downtown Provo, Utah.   When I’m looking for great urban locations, I look for spots that have a variety of walls within close walking distance. In Provo, this brick wall, the parking garage, and the wood shiplap wall are all basically […]

Senior Pictures, Utah Senior Photography

Seniors

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I’ve learned so much about photography over the last ten years, but posing and creating variety in a gallery was one of the hardest things for me to learn! Here is my thought process now which has really improved number of images I’m able to deliver to my clients. With each pose or action I […]

Utah Engagement Photography, Posing Ideas

Utah Interior Photographer

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Are you an interior designer? I created a separate Instagram account @lexiraecommercial last year as a placeholder for my brand photography work. This home was a gorgeous Interior photography session for me in Lehi, Utah. I was in a basement with really low light for most of the shoot, so I used a Profoto B10 […]

Utah Interior Photography

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Utah Family Photographer

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Tibblefork Reservoir is a popular spot for wedding and family photographers in Utah. You can have your session in the woods, by the water, along the dam, or walk up the hill to this spot which is my personal favorite. It totally changes the perspective, gives great views of the mountains, and the pine trees make […]

Tibblefork Reservoir, Utah Family Photographer

utah brand photographer

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Do you have a Utah small business? Businesses owners these days need a lot of content for their websites, social media feeds, Etsy shops, etc. My favorite part of Brand Photography is taking pictures of business owners, not exactly a shocker since I’m a portrait photographer. Whether you’re a blogger, a product-based business owner, a […]

Personal Branding Photography

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utah family photographers

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Want to know how to choose the right Aperture during your family photoshoot? Here are a few tips on what settings to adjust. I will pretend I’m using my Nikkor 24mm-70mm f:2.8 and NikonD850 for this example. If you want to alter the blur in the background, there are three things to consider: Aperture Zoom Distance to […]

Utah County Family Photographer

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Creating content for product-based businesses can be so time-consuming, making it hard for business owners to do everything else they need to do. Outsourcing your brand photography is a great way to get more time back so you can focus on more important parts of your business that no one else can do for you. […]

Utah Brand Photographer

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utah extended family photographer

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Planning an extended family reunion around the holidays or in the Summer? It’s a great opportunity to get family pictures taken while everyone is together. We did this extended family session in this clients backyard, and also partly on a nearby neighbors property, it made everything a lot easier for everyone involved so they didn’t […]

Extended Family Photographer, Utah County

Utah Family Photographer

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This family photography shoot was in July in Highland, Utah! I love their casual summery dresses, the mom’s dress was from Amazon if you are looking for what to wear ideas. Long flowy dresses always have a nice summery look. Both Mom and Dad did a great job having fun with their girls which made my job […]

Utah County Family Photographer

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utah LDS Baptism Photography

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Do you need some help taking LDS Baptism photos? I’m a portrait and brand photographer based in Utah County so I’ve done a lot of these types of shoos. There are several shots I make sure to always get: Full body shot, to show the whole suit or dress (mostly from the front, but also the […]

How to take LDS Baptism Photos, Utah Portrait Photographer

Personal Brand Photographer Utah

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Do you have a personal brand with a website, or business Instagram account? Or maybe you’re a lifestyle blogger? There are so many people that have started small online businesses in the last few years making personal brand shoots more popular than ever. If you want to look professional online, great pictures are really important […]

Personal Brand Photography, Utah County

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Park City Photographer

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Are you planning a trip to Park City, Utah? Vacations take a lot of time, effort and planning, it’s nice to go home with images that show what an amazing time you had. Want those pictures made into an album? I can do that too. These two were on their honeymoon in Park City, the […]

Park City Photographer, for your Park City Vacation