family is so important

Laughing mom and dad sittong on a playset holding their one year old son in a wildflower field

Wildflower Field – Family Photos

By Kelley / September 12, 2022 /

One – I love seeing couples grow and evolve. Two – I love seeing them start families. Three – I love seeing their kids grow up. Four – I love seeing families come together and how they love each other. I’ve known Clarissa since she started dating and married Patrick. I had the pleasure of…

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Two sisters in white sundresses and cowgirl boots in a Woodstock field with their paint horse

Paint Horse Photo Shoot in Woodstock, GA

By Kelley / June 13, 2022 /

Skylar’s high school senior session might have morphed into a paint horse photo shoot. She had this horse name Rooster. Who was a bit of a jerk. Proclaimed by mom and sisters. He was most unhappy after his best horse friend transferred to a different stable. Rooster would chase the other horses around, trying to…

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Goodbye, Martin

By Kelley / November 27, 2021 /

Family matters Since 7th grade, you’ve called me yours. You adopted me as your own and told everyone I was your daughter. When I’d talk about you to others, I’d say you were one of my two dads. You were my bonus dad and one of my biggest supporters. You were my family. And family…

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Husband and wife hugging and kissing at sunset while their sons look creeped out

Family Photography | Lake Arrowhead GA

By Kelley / October 27, 2021 /

Family photography session at Lake Arrowhead with Pear Tree Photography Atlanta was filled with fun, laughter, and shenanigans.

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Gorgeous couple with two cute little girls under the age of five all dressed in bright colors and smiling for family photographs inside Roswell Mill covered bridge

Family Photographs | Roswell Mill Park

By Kelley / August 23, 2021 /

I love when my professional headshot clients contact me again and ask, “Do you do family photographs?” Yes! Yes, I do! Choosing a Location for family photographs First we set a date, finding the right weekend when we were all available. Since there were littles (well, not so little, but still in single digits little),…

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Pregnant mom yelling and pushing to deliver her baby with the help of her doula and certified nurse midwife

Atlanta Birth Story – North Fulton Hospital – Luca Arrives

By Kelley / January 28, 2020 /

It was just over a year and a half since I had photographed Charlotte’s first birth. We were together for over thirty hours as she labored, switched from a birthing facility to a hospital, and then gave birth on day two. At the start of this birthing experience, we both hoped and prayed it would…

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Mom and Dad hugging and kissing their sweet son in front of a live Christmas tree

Christmas Family Photos in Downtown Canton

By Kelley / December 16, 2019 /

This sweet family is in for an incredible treat as one of the chosen families of Sunshine on a Ranney Day. They’re getting a room makeover for their boy Stetson come the new year and I can’t wait to see the magic they create! In the meantime, I was thrilled to make their Christmas family…

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Five young cousins laughing hysterically while dressed for fall at the lake

Fun Canton Family Photo Session at the Lake

By Kelley / December 9, 2019 /

This wasn’t a normal family session. But then, this isn’t a normal family. When you know in advance that Dad has a shirt with his wife’s face printed repeatedly over the ENTIRE shirt…it’s not normal at all. Especially when it’s planned as a surprise for her for the day of. So of course this was…

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Family of four (and one on the way) standing together on Sope Creek Mill Ruins

East Cobb Family + Maternity Photographs at Sope Creek Mill

By Kelley / November 12, 2019 /

This is the third year of photographing Lauren and Michael with their boys. Year one, Lauren’s parents joined them at Rope Mill Park. Year two, Michael’s mom and sister joined them in Piedmont Park. This year, it’s just the four of them combining family with maternity photographs at Sope Creek Mill Ruins. Well, just the…

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