I visited my hometown, Tallahassee, last year for the first time in many years. I was visiting for an old friend from high school’s baby shower. While I was there I took photos of another friend and her new baby. It was an odd and beautiful trip. Its odd to revisit the place you grew […]

Baby Sessions, Personal, Portraits

February 25, 2021

Baby Photography and Growing Up

Motherhood Photographer
Conservatory at Biltmore


The Biltmore Estate is one of the loveliest places in town for Maternity Photography. Year round you can access gardens, mountains and beautiful architecture for Biltmore Maternity Photography. When do I take Maternity photos? I recommend having Maternity Photography around 30-32 weeks. This is recommended for three major reasons. Most mamas have a noticeable, cute […]

Maternity Session, Portraits

February 16, 2021

Biltmore Maternity Photography


There’s nothing quite like Asheville NC Maternity Photography in the Mountains. If you’re looking for a great place to take a Babymoon, Asheville, NC is your spot! Many folks love taking a little vacation towards the beginning of their third trimester which is perfect timing for a Maternity Session. I recommend taking Maternity photos between […]

Maternity Session, Portraits

February 2, 2021

Asheville NC Maternity Photography

Asheville Maternity Photographer
In studio Milestone Photography


Baby Milestone Photos Baby Milestone photography is about preserving your Baby Story in a meaningful, thoughtful way. Alban George’s 1 Year old Baby Milestone photos were inspired by his newborn photos. Both outfits are available in the studio wardrobe available to all clients. In his 1 year session, I wanted to specifically capture his playful, […]

Baby Sessions, Newborn Sessions, Personal, Petite Sessions, Portraits, The PuddleDuck Chronicles

January 28, 2021

Baby Milestone 1 Year- Alban George


Biltmore Family Photographer As your Biltmore Family Photographer, I know the estate very well and can find the best spots for your vision and lighting. The Biltmore Estate is one of the most beautiful places in Western North Carolina. If you’re visiting in the area and want family photos there, I recommend getting day passes. […]

Family Sessions, Portraits

October 31, 2020

Biltmore Family Photographer

Family Photos at Biltmore Estate Family of Four
Biltmore Family Photos in Mountains


This month I had the joy of taking some Biltmore Family Photos for blogger, Well Traveled Child! “We LOVED our session with Coley K Photography. Coley is a gifted family photographer, and she was able to get our girls to smile and laugh naturally with silly banter. She takes full charge of the shoot and really […]

Family Sessions, Portraits

October 15, 2020

Biltmore Family Photos


When Should I have Newborn Photos Taken? Many moms contact me and ask “When should I have newborn photos taken?” I recommend taking newborn photos between 5-14 days old. This is because this window is when the newborn is at their smallest and sleepiest. Around 3 weeks, newborns hit a growth spurt. In addition to […]

Baby Sessions, Newborn Sessions, Portraits

September 23, 2020

When should I have Newborn Photos Taken?

Red Haired Newborn Baby Boy
What Time Should We Take Pictures


One of the questions I get asked the most is “What time should we take pictures?” If we’re doing an outdoor session, I insist we start our session about an hour before sunset. Nearly every single (outdoor) photo you’ll see on my instagram or website,  is taken within the last hour before sunset. If  you […]

Baby Sessions, Family Sessions, For Parents, Newborn Sessions, Portraits

September 2, 2020

What Time Should We Take Pictures?


My Philosophy for Maternity Photo Poses My philosophy for maternity photo poses is the focus should be on relationship. Relationship between parents and with the new baby. If there are siblings, they can be included too! Here is a sweet maternity session with a new brother and here is one with multiple siblings. “Will you […]

Maternity Session, Portraits

August 14, 2020

Maternity Photo Poses

Asheville NC Maternity Photo
Baby Swaddled with family members


               There are a couple Newborn Photo Poses every parent needs to have of their baby before they get too big. When you hire a newborn photographer, make sure you see in their portfolio of work the kinds of images you want to have of your little one. If […]

Family Sessions, Newborn Sessions, Portraits

July 29, 2020

Newborn Photo Poses

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