the klp blog

Almost 2 years ago, I began building a Client Wardrobe to offer my clients. What started with just a handful of women’s dresses has now expanded to over 20 beautiful gowns + a mixture of baby and children’s clothes. With a decade under my belt of photographing new moms, I’ve become an expert at curating […]

July 27, 2022

Best Dresses for Maternity Photos | Nashville Newborn Photographer

Multiple flowy dresses hanging on a rack

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When planning this session, this momma wanted to use Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, TN for their session. They frequent this spot as a family for picnics and play and she hoped the familiarity of it would help her older children enjoy the session. As a Nashville family photographer, of course, I absolutely loved the idea! […]

July 4, 2022

Nashville Family Photographer | Harlinsdale Farm

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I’m so glad that lifestyle newborn photography became a thing – the trend of in-home newborn photos began in the early 2000’s and took off like wildfire (with good reason). While I love traditional studio photography and offer studio newborn session as well, there’s just nothing quite like intimacy and familiarity of memories made within […]

June 22, 2022

7 Tips for Beautiful, In-Home Newborn Photos

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There’s a time and place for DIY projects. Your maternity and newborn photos shouldn’t fall into that category. This new season of life is equally as (if not more) important and exciting as your wedding day. As a Nashville newborn photographer, my clients complete their portrait experience with finished, luxury artwork in their hands and […]

June 17, 2022

Nashville Newborn Photographer | What to do with your Portraits

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This beautiful mama and her girl(s) joined me for the first maternity session in my new studio space, just after I officially opened in last Spring. As a Nashville Maternity Photographer, it is so amazing to now have this lovely space for portraits. I just am blown away by this stunning momma and am over […]

June 14, 2022

Nashville Maternity Photographer | Studio Session

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Isn’t it amazing how quickly a full year can pass? It seems to go even quicker once you have your first baby. If you’re expecting, I would love to be your baby’s 1st year photographer. Our 1st Year Membership offers growing families the option of 3-5 sessions over baby’s 1st year with a generous savings […]

June 11, 2022

Baby’s 1st Year Photographer | Nashville, TN

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This was such a beautiful newborn session. The parents. The baby. The decor. I’m in love with it all. I just adore the traditional, southern feel of sweet baby Paul’s nursery. Even more, I love the love that is so evident in all of these images. As a Franklin TN newborn photographer , I offer […]

June 10, 2022

Franklin TN Newborn Photographer | Hart Family

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If you’re in your second trimester, here’s your friendly reminder to book your newborn session. It’s hard to wrap my mind around, but Fall is right around the corner and my calendar is open and already booking newborns into November! Still searching for a newborn photographer? Here’s some things to consider when trying to find […]

June 7, 2022

Top 5 Things to Consider | Choosing the Best Newborn Photographer for Your Family

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At risk of dating myself, I remember the time before everything went digital. Specifically, the photos we took. We had to load the film, hope we didn’t cut off anyone’s head (my great-grandmother was notorious for this), and take it to the local Eckard’s to have it developed. As a teen, they started offering a […]

June 6, 2022

My First Experience Shooting on Film | Franklin, TN Photographer

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It’s official! My new photography studio space is open for booking your next maternity, newborn, or family portrait session. This Spring, I decide to give up our beautifully decorated but severely underused dining room and replace it with a space I’ve been dreaming of for a very long time. Flooded with natural window light, all […]

June 6, 2022

The New Photography Studio | Nashville, TN

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