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Congratulations on expecting your new baby! I’m excited you’re here and interested in learning more about a studio newborn session. Whether it’s your first baby or your fifth, this time is worth documenting and preserving as beautiful artwork. As a newborn photographer of 11 years serving the Franklin, Brentwood, and greater Nashville areas, I’ve had […]

June 27, 2024

5 Reasons to book a Studio Newborn Session

Toddler boy pats his baby sister sleeping swaddled in a Beaufort Bonnet Bow Swaddle.

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If you’ve been searching for the perfect Light & Airy Lightroom Preset, your search is over! My Lightroom base preset makes it easier than ever to get the natural skin tones, crisp whites, and softness of film that you’ve been dreaming of! Since the very beginning of my photography business, I’ve been known for my […]

May 5, 2024

The Perfect Light & Airy Lightroom Preset

Light & airy Lightroom preset

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Marketing your photography business well is no small feat. Most of us photographers didn’t get a degree in marketing/sales, yet here we are running a business whose success depends on just that. Let’s face it, pretty photos will only get you so far. Without steady leads and bookings coming in, your photography business ends up […]

March 24, 2024

How to use Facebook Ads for Your Photography Business


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I am frequently asked for suggestions for heirloom clothes for children. My favorite brands include Feltman Brothers, Strasburg Children, and Remember Nguyen, to name a few. I always recommend my clients shopping local for these brands at some of my favorite local children’s boutiques like The Little Cottage or Purple Butterfly in Franklin, TN and […]

January 7, 2024

Beautiful Amazon Heirloom Clothes for Children


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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 in this stunning Summer garden, 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: Franklin, TN My clients chose this location for […]

September 10, 2023

Best Franklin TN Family Photographer | Franklin, TN

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

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