the klp blog

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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As a mom of 3 myself, I know how important it is to capture beautiful photos of the day to day. Whether it’s their first steps, a family vacation, or just everyday moments…having beautiful photos to tell your family’s story is invaluable. Maybe you’ve recently bought your first DSLR or received one as a gift. […]

April 8, 2023

How to shoot in Manual Mode | for Nashville Moms

The exposure triangle

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Former labor and delivery nurse of 10 years here, hi, hello…I’m glad you’re here ? This is a question I encounter often across social media and local mom groups. So I’ve decided to put together my own personal hospital bag checklist for mom and baby! Second trimester is a great time to create your checklist. […]

March 23, 2023

Hospital Bag Checklist for Mom and Baby for Nashville Moms

Newborn baby sleeps in hospital crib at Williamson Medical Center photo by Nashville newborn photographer Kristie Lloyd

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As an experienced Nashville maternity and newborn photographer, I love serving new mothers! As a mother of 3 myself, I get it! I really do! The stress of planning outfits. The mad rush to get everyone ready – then finishing your mascara in the car. The uncertainty of what to do with your photos and […]

March 21, 2023

Best Maternity and Newborn Photographer

Maternity and newborn photo album sits on a table in Kristie Lloyd's Nashville Photography studio

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It’s no secret around here that my clients love the perks of the First Year Membership. If you are searching for a Nashville baby photographer to capture all of your little one’s precious first milestones, I’m your girl! Sweet Camilla recently came to the studio for her 6 month photos session and I’m completely swooning […]

March 10, 2023

Baby Photographer | 6 Month Photos

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Looking for a photographer offering mommy and me mini-sessions this Spring? I’m so thrilled to offer my 3rd annual Motherhood Sessions on May 13th, 2023 in my downtown Franklin studio. For bumps, babies, and beyond! I would love for you to join me at the studio for my annual Motherhood Sessions. Registration will officially open […]

March 3, 2023

Mommy and Me Mini-Sessions | Franklin, TN

Mommy and me mini-session photographer hosts session in her downtown Franklin TN studio

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Whether you’re a new mom or a newborn photographer looking for inspiration for the best newborn poses, I’m glad you’re here! As an experienced Nashville newborn photographer, I have photographed newborns in their homes for 10 years. While every session is unique, I’ve developed my own repeatable posing workflow to make sure I capture all […]

February 24, 2023

5 Best Newborn Poses for In-home Sessions

Newborn baby boy wearing a Feltman Brother's gown sleeps in his Nashville home's nursery

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If you are searching for a professional photographer to capture your newborn photos at home, keep reading! I have served families in the Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin, Thompson’s Station, and Spring Hill areas for a decade now. I started offering studio session last year, but up until 2022 I always photographed newborns in their homes. Capturing […]

February 7, 2023

Newborn Photos at Home | Thompson’s Station, TN

A husband and wife hold their newborn standing in their Thompson's Station, TN nursery with a window and blue curtains behind them.

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As an experienced newborn photographer serving Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin and surrounding areas, I always encourage my clients to book newborn photos early! I only take 4 due dates per month, to ensure I have room in my calendar and that my clients enjoy a truly stress free, luxury experience. Therefore, it is best to book […]

January 29, 2023

When to Book Newborn Photos

Newborn baby with red hair sleeps in her Nashville home's nursery

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Before the baby curls fall out, before their chubby cheeks start to thin,and while that twinkle in their eye still sparkles bright…..let mecreate a beautiful and original work of art from your most treasuredsubjects – your children! Their heirloom photos will become cherished artwork over the years. For one day only, I’m offering these custom […]

January 21, 2023

Children’s Heirloom Portrait Event | Franklin, TN

Heirloom photos of 6 children in both color and black white

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