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the surrounding areas

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Mini Session or Full Session: Which is Right for Your Family?

Mini Session or Full Session: Which is Right for Your Family? Image of family with text overlay that reads is a mini session the right fit for your family by Nicole Watford Photography

In addition to cooler temps, college football, and pumpkin spice everything (literally burning a Gingersnap Pumpkin candle while I write this ūüėČ), fall is peak season for mini sessions and getting updated photos of your family! The phrase ‚Äúmini session‚ÄĚ gets thrown around a lot at this time of year, but‚Ķ what exactly does it […]

How to Get the BEST First Day of School Photos of Your Kids

How to Get the BEST First Day of School Photos of Your Kids girl in maroon smocked dress sitting and smiling at camera

As a photographer, I often get asked for tips from other moms about how to get their kids to cooperate for photos. And with the first day of school just around the corner (I can practically smell the freshly-sharpened Ticonderogas‚ÄĒonce a teacher, always a teacher¬†), I know I’m not the only one planning on making […]

USC Horseshoe Fall Family Session | Columbia, SC Family Photographer

USC Horseshoe Fall Family Session | Columbia, SC Family Photographer family of four hugs during fall family portraits at USC Horseshoe in Columbia SC

What I loved most about my recent family session at the USC Horseshoe with the Hakmei family was how fun and playful it was! If you’ve never been to the Horseshoe in downtown Columbia, it’s a perfect location for family photos. Many parents love that it’s tucked away from some of the hustle and bustle […]

Columbia In-Home Lifestyle Session | Baby’s First Year Photographer

Columbia In-Home Lifestyle Session | Baby’s First Year Photographer

When I originally chatted with Katherine about scheduling portraits for her new baby boy, she wanted to do a Fresh 48 session at the hospital to document when her older sons met their younger brother. As with many things in the last year, COVID-19 had other plans for this sweet family. Because of the pandemic, […]

Outdoor Family Session at USC Horseshoe | Columbia, SC Family Photographer

Outdoor Family Session at USC Horseshoe | Columbia, SC Family Photographer family of three at USC Horseshoe for outdoor family session

On this beautiful crisp fall morning I met the Rhodes family for their outdoor family session at USC Horseshoe. I love that they chose this location not only because it is beautiful this time of year with the fall colors painting a lovely backdrop, but because it reminds them of where they met. While the […]

Cozy In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Session in Spartanburg, SC | South Carolina Family + Newborn Photographer

Cozy In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Session in Spartanburg, SC | South Carolina Family + Newborn Photographer SC newborn boy looks at camera and smiles

There is nothing better than witnessing baby smiles and giggles. As our little ones grow, their personalities start to shine through as they enter one of the best stages, full of bright-eyed smiles, curious eyes, infectious giggles, and delightful babbles and coos. I got to witness all the joys and delights of this stage during […]

Fall Family Session at the USC Horseshoe | Columbia, SC Family Photographer

Fall Family Session at the USC Horseshoe | Columbia, SC Family Photographer family of five walks on brick walkway at USC Horseshoe in Columbia SC

When I think about this family photo session at the USC Horseshoe, the first word that comes to mind is JOY! From start to finish, their session was filled with so much fun and happiness. There was lots of tickling, silly jokes, dancing, running‚ÄĒand so much love among this sweet family of five. The best […]

In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Session for Baby Boy in Columbia, SC | South Carolina Newborn Photographer

In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Session for Baby Boy in Columbia, SC | South Carolina Newborn Photographer Family of three during in-home newborn session

Welcoming a sweet bundle of joy to your family is such a special time for a family, and the privilege of capturing it never grows old. I love focusing on how life slows down a bit as your world and your priorities center around this tiny, precious life. There is nothing more beautiful than the […]

First Birthday Milestone Portraits with Family at the SC State House | Columbia, SC Family Photographer

First Birthday Milestone Portraits with Family at the SC State House | Columbia, SC Family Photographer Family of three during First Birthday Milestone Portraits in Columbia SC

I love seeing past clients! There is nothing better than knowing your clients trust you to capture their memories over and over during each new season of life! I met this beautiful family in 2019 during this sweet little lady‚Äôs newborn session (when I was pregnant with our daughter!). I can‚Äôt believe it has been […]

In-Home Family Lifestyle Session in Greenville, SC | Baby’s First Year Photographer

In-Home Family Lifestyle Session in Greenville, SC | Baby’s First Year Photographer family of three play on floor of nursery during in-home lifestyle session

A baby‚Äôs first year is a magical time. There is nothing like watching your newborn grow and learn new skills as they reach milestones! Like many pandemic babies, this sweet boy was most at home nestled in the arms of his parents in the quiet comfort of his own space. I loved watching him play […]

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