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Family Photos at Biltmore This beautiful family wanted to take their family photos at Biltmore while on vacation from Florida. They visited the studio earlier in the week to select their outfits and we met at the gardens to begin taking photos. It was a bizarrely horrible forecast but it didn’t rain at all and […]

Family Sessions, Portraits

September 30, 2021

Family Photos at Biltmore

Biltmore Family Photos
Family Photos at Biltmore Estate Family of Four

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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

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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

Biltmore Family Photos in Mountains
What Time Should We Take Pictures

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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?

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               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

Baby Swaddled with family members
craggy gardens maternity photoshoot

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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

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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

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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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What do I wear for my photography session? I’ll send a style guide with links to outfits and color schemes to follow in preparation for your petite session. If you’d like to utilize my studio wardrobe (a curated closet for clients) get in touch and we can plan a full session. You may have noticed […]

Family Sessions, Petite Sessions, Portraits

May 26, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions about Petite Sessions

Asheville Petite Sessions
Playful Family Photos

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Asheville Mini Sessions are short and sweet family sessions. I call mine “Petite Sessions” but maybe I should call them Essential Sessions. They have everything Essential. They’re 20 minutes long and at the end you receive a FULL gallery from which you can select 10 downloads. If you’d like the full gallery, you can upgrade. […]

Family Sessions, Petite Sessions, Portraits

May 21, 2020

Asheville Mini Session

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