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If you’ve stumbled across this blog post, it’s probably safe to assume that you are expecting a baby and are searching for inspiration for your studio maternity photos. So, let me start with a congratulations! I’m so glad you’re here and hope you find the inspiration you’re looking for from this absolutely breathtaking momma and […]

November 28, 2023

3 Inspirational Styles for Studio Maternity Photos

Fitted black maternity dress for studio maternity photos

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Have you been wondering how to take heirloom portraits of children and add this offering to your business? This traditional style of children’s portraiture has made quite the comeback in recent years. Many families, particularly in the southeast, have multiple generations of these vignetted portraits in their homes. It’s important as photographers and artists to […]

October 14, 2023

How to Take Heirloom Portraits | For Professional Photographers

How to take heirloom portraits for professional photographers

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Nestled among the historical charm of Carnton Plantation, this family photography session was nothing short of magical. With the backdrop of the iconic antebellum mansion and the breathtaking, blooming hydrangeas, this Franklin TN family photographer already can’t wait to use this location again! Location: Carnton Plantation My clients chose this location for their family photos […]

September 10, 2023

Best Franklin TN Family Photographer | Carnton Plantation

Mother hugs her toddler sitting beside white hydrangeas in Franklin TN

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There is nothing that compares to the excitement of welcoming a new baby. As you prepare for the joys and challenges of parenthood, it’s important to prioritize time together as a couple. Franklin, TN – with its charming blend of Southern hospitality and historic beauty, provides the perfect backdrop some amazing date nights. Here are […]

August 26, 2023

My Favorite 5 Date Night Ideas in Franklin TN Before Baby Arrives

Pregnant couple embrace under a willow tree at sunset

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Over the past 10 years, I’ve had the privilege of photographing hundreds of babies in some of the most beautifully decorated nurseries. Nashville mommas sure know how to combine sophistication with whimsy! In this post, I’m featuring some of my very favorites that you can you can use for your own nursery inspiration! Nursery Inspiration: […]

August 13, 2023

Top 5 Nursery Inspiration for Baby

nursery inspiration

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If you are looking for inspiration for Fall family photo outfits, I’m glad you’re here! I’m Kristie Lloyd, a Nashville portrait photographer, and I love helping style my clients. These style boards can be so helpful. Below each board is a link to the items featured. Tips for choosing Fall outfits for your family photos […]

July 10, 2023

4 Ideas for Fall Family Photo Outfits

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From their first smile to their first steps, momma, I know how much you cherish each milestone. The 6 month milestone is probably my absolute favorite! Their personality begins to shine around this time and booking their 6 month photoshoot with a professional (like myself, wink wink) ensures you have lasting memories for years to […]

June 29, 2023

Professional 6 Month Photoshoot

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If you are searching for a Brentwood newborn photographer to come to your home for newborn photos, I’m so glad you are here! I’m Kristie, former labor & delivery nurse and professional newborn photographer. Basically, my entire adult life has centered around babies. I’ve had the privilege of photographing newborns in the Williamson County area […]

May 21, 2023

Brentwood Newborn Photographer | In-home Photos

A new mother holds her baby in a Nashville nursery by Brentwood newborn photographer Kristie Lloyd.

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As a natural newborn photographer serving Nashville, I love offering the option of either in-home or in-studio newborn photo sessions. Unlike overly posed newborn photography, natural newborn photography focuses on capturing the natural beauty of baby without any complex or “forced” poses. Instead, I take a very parent and baby-led approach to newborn sessions. I’ve […]

May 1, 2023

Natural Newborn Photographer

Newborn baby girl sleeps in her crib by natural newborn photographer Kristie Lloyd

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I’ll admit, I was skeptical when I first came across the Swaddle Pro. As a 10 year experienced Nashville newborn photographer and former l&d nurse, swaddling isn’t all that challenging for me. However, I am all about anything that makes life easier so I was curious. So, I invested in my first Swaddle Pro over […]

April 22, 2023

The Swaddle Pro Review

The Swaddle Pro

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Since 2013, Kristie is a Nashville, Brentwood, and Franklin published photographer who specializes in motherhood, newborn, and family photography.