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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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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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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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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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This beautiful, growing family met me at Marcella Vivrette Smith Park for their outdoor maternity photos. This was in late August, so we had the most beautiful greens and warm sunlight which created such a stunning gallery! Why I regret skipping maternity photos Can I share a HUGE regret with you? I did not have […]

January 18, 2023

Stunning Outdoor Maternity Photos

Maternity photo of a pregnant woman standing on a hill at sunset

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Last year, when I decided to create a studio in my home’s dining room, I had no idea how much I would love having a designated space to photograph my clients. So, last year I began casually watching the market for a commercial space for my newborn photography studio Nashville. 2022 certainly proved that there […]

January 15, 2023

Newborn Photography Studio Nashville

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This beautiful family is a part of my Baby’s First Year Membership. Like most of my clients, they began their membership with a maternity session, which was UH-mazing! They joined me in my studio and I just fell in love with them. Then, baby arrived and oh. my. goodness. I’m just gonna be counting down […]

November 29, 2022

Baby’s First Year Membership

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I could share every single one of these images from this Nashville maternity session. I’ve been hanging onto my last roll of Portra 800 film for several months and this maternity session felt like just right time to finally use it. Gosh, I am so glad I did! While I also shot with my digital […]

November 5, 2022

Nashville Maternity Photographer | Portra800 Film

Maternity photo on film

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Want to know the only disappointment I have as a Franklin TN maternity photographer about this beautiful maternity session? It’s the fact that Cragfront Historical Home is quite the drive from where I usually shoot in and around Franklin, TN. Truly, this location filled my creative cup as a Maternity Photographer. With its “Secret Garden” […]

September 1, 2022

Light & Airy Franklin TN Maternity Photographer

A pregnant woman and her husband hug near a willow tree by Franklin TN Maternity Photographer Kristie Lloyd.

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