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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

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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What to Wear

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

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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?

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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

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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

Families

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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

Best utah family photographer

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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

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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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Do you have a big family?  Well then, I want to take your pictures. I love sessions with large families which is pretty unique for most photographers. There are so many things going on so there’s always something to document. Check out one of  my latest with this family of eight.

Family of Eight, Utah Photographer

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Utah Lifestyle Photography

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When I first got into photography, I avoided harsh light pretty much all the time.  It’s a safe way to learn, but I decided I think I know enough to start breaking the rules.  So I just recently decided to get outside my comfort zone and start experimenting with harsh-light.  I haven’t loved all of […]

Tiny Dancer

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A little while ago I headed to a nearby Christmas Tree farm about three hours before sunset.  It wasn’t my favorite time of day, but it was the ONLY time of day that worked.  At least there was a bit of cloud cover which helped. So here’s to a balmy late-November photoshoot in Utah, with […]

Utah Winter Photoshoot

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Here is a shoot from one of my new favorite spots.

Utah Outdoor Photography

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Another session from a beautiful Orchard.

Utah Orchard Photography

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It’s fall and that means it’s family photo time.  In an effort to catch up, here is a little glimpse of what I’ve been “shooting” this summer.

Utah Family Photographer

Families

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I always love visiting the Poppy field this time of year.  And I love age two, it’s one of my favorite times of life to capture.                          

Utah Family Photography

Families

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siblings

Found this awesome new spot last week. The don’t-hug-me look.  Love this one.

Utah Outdoor Photography

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I loved shooting here!  The ducks were just what I needed to keep their little cutie entertained.  Grateful I’ve been able to take their pictures the last three years….  

Utah Fall Color Photos

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