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My photography business grew from a desire to learn how to take professional portraits of my kids, while also capturing the cute and sweet moments of their childhood. Their portraits and candid 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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Wondering How To Pose For Your Utah Summer Family Pictures? Here’s a tip to make sure you all look your best at your Utah family photo session, your photographer will thank you for know this…. Try not to lock your knees! Stiffening your joints can make you look really uncomfortable, instead shift your weight to […]

Utah Summer Family Pictures

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Summer is such a great time to schedule your family photography session. The relaxed pace, often free from the hectic schedules of the school year, allows families to find a time that works for everyone without the stress of juggling multiple commitments. Summer also offers a variety of fun, outdoor settings such as beaches, parks, […]

Consider This: Summer Family Photography Session

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A few posts back I shared the most darling outfits that would be perfect for a spring photography session. Now I finally get to show you the finished session. My client chose a pallet of greens, blues, pinks and ivory that went beautifully with the spring scenery in Provo, Utah.   Still trying to figure out […]

Spring Photography Session

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What to Wear

Are you wondering what to wear for your upcoming summer photography session? Let me suggest Neutrals!  They are one of my favorite palettes to photograph.  Today I’m going to share with you just a few of my top reasons why a neutral color palette is perfect for the summer season. Moms, are you ready for […]

What to Wear: Neutrals

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This family was so much fun to photograph, in American Fork, Utah.  The color choices of blues, greens look great in every season and are also a good choice for your upcoming Utah spring photography session! Learn all of my posing tips for loving your photos. Get my Better Family Photos For Moms Course HERE […]

Utah Spring Photography Session

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Families

Are you ready to schedule your next family photography session but don’t know where to start or what to do? Let me make it easy for you by giving you my Family Photography Session Checklist.  You can download the quick checklist printable HERE and then read below for all the details.    1-3 Months Before […]

Family Photography Session Checklist

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I have loved sharing some of my favorite posing tips on the blog. Today, let’s dive into the art of capturing siblings in their element, because let’s face it, those sibling bonds are truly something special. It doesn’t matter if they are little or big, sibling photos are a must during a family photography session. […]

Posing Tips for Siblings

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Posing Tips

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

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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

What to Wear

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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

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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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?

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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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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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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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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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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

Posing Tips

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

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

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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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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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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

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

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

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Extended Family

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

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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 County Photography

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Want to know what my biggest advice is for your family shoot?  Don’t fight on the way there so you can all have fun together during your shoot. Family pictures are HIGH stress for Mom who has coordinated schedules, what to wear, and helped her kids get ready if they are young enough. Try not […]

Advice for Mom, Utah County Photography + Provo River Trail

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Being a family photographer in Utah, I’ve done my fair share of extended families. It’s not a popular genre among photographers (cause they are looooots of work and there’s less time for creativity), but because I love the traditional family portrait, I love them! I’ve seen how a family portrait can bring a mom/grandma to […]

Between Family and Extended Family, Utah Photography

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Great family photography ideas for big families.

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All the green in additional to the snow capped mountains makes this place pretty magical.  I like taking photos for big families, which is pretty uncommon for photographers.  It’s fun because there is always something going on, always a moment to capture.  Here is my latest….

Utah Family Photography

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One of my favorite families to photograph in a beautiful orchard.

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Babies

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Babies

The busy season is over, and it’s time to give my blog a little TLC.  Check out this session of a mom and tot at two of my favorite spots up the canyon. 

Utah Fall Photography: mom and tot family session

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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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Large Groups

Here’s a taste of my last large family photo session. I love all the layers and texture in their outfits.

Large Family Photos

Utah Family Photography

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Here is one of my latest family sessions. A beautiful family, sun-lit trees, and a lilac bush.

Utah Family Photography. Sun-lit Trees and Lilacs

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