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


Craggy Gardens Craggy Gardens  photoshoot features beautiful mountain views, prairie-like grass and flowers! I love the wide open space available on Craggy Gardens which is right before Craggy Pinnacle. It makes a lovely little hike and is perfect for a photoshoot. The hike is only about a third of a mile up and while its […]

Family Sessions, Maternity Session, Portraits

July 2, 2020

Craggy Gardens Photoshoot

craggy gardens maternity photoshoot
Maternity Photos in Field in Black Mountain


Coley K Photography is a Black Mountain Maternity Photographer specializing in Newborn, Maternity and Family Photography. She has a studio in the heart of downtown Black Mountain and creates simple, classic, joyful portraits. About this session: This is a petite maternity session. Petite maternity sessions are 20 minutes long and include 10 digital photos. Clients […]

Maternity Session, Petite Sessions, Portraits

June 30, 2020

Black Mountain Maternity Photographer


As a Black Mountain Photographer, I have loved learning the area and finding several beautiful places to take photos. Black Mountain is one of the most beautiful spots in Western North Carolina and I am so happy to call it home. We have great mountain views and get to enjoy all 4 seasons. My studio […]

Family Sessions, Maternity Session, Portraits

June 4, 2020

Black Mountain Photographer

Black Mountain Photographer outside studio in Black Mountain Cherry Blossoms
Family photo ideas family of 3 with toddler


Unless you’ve done some professional modeling, you’ll probably feel a little at a loss for how to pose. You may look up some family photo ideas in pinterest to get an idea of what you’d like to have photographed. You might find family photo poses awkward and think the process will feel really forced. Guide […]

Family Sessions, Portraits

May 30, 2020

Family Photo Ideas

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