Posts by category

Family Portraits

Family Portraits

What To Wear For Outdoor Family Portraits

There’s not much difference in my approach to this question. Outdoor Family Portraits deserve the same consideration. “Where’s the portrait going to be displayed?” is always my first question for mom. Outdoor portrait clothes deserve a 2nd look, though. The vast...

Read More

Family Portraits

Maternity Photoshoots and What to Expect

What to expect during my maternity photography session? Great results from being prepared BEFORE your pregnancy portrait session This is a loaded question.  As legitimate as it is, if you don’t know what to expect AT your session, your photographer has not...

Read More

Family Portraits

What To Wear For Family Portraits

This question is one I get all the time. It’s the 2nd most important thing to consider for your Family Portrait session (the 1st is who’s gonna be in the picture). When I chat with mom’s considering hiring me, this question gets answered after I ask a few...

Read More

Family Portraits

How Much Do Family Portraits Cost?

If there’s one question that comes up with every phone call, it’s the one about the cost. Completely valid question as the range of prices vary as much as the photographers quoting the answer. Most photographers have a Session Fee. This gets the ball rolling....

Read More

Family Portraits

How Do I Pose For Family Portraits

Indeed! This is a great question that I get all the time. Posing is one of those things that can make or break a family picture. Sitting or standing? How many people stand in “the back” and how many sit? Or is it a ‘Girl vs. Guys’ thing? Or does Mom sit and we...

Read More

Family Portraits

What Is Family Portrait Photography

A Family Portrait is usually created to remember an important family event marking a dramatic change in your family. Someone just had a baby (or you just announced your pregnancy!), one of your kids is off to college this Fall or just got married and the family is...

Read More

Family Portraits

Why Are Family Portraits Important?

Over the past 30 years, I’ve grown to LOVE creating Family Portraits.  It’s not only making a living being a professional photographer, it’s growing alongside the families I’m blessed to work with. Becoming friends with great families, watching their kids...

Read More

Family Portraits

Fall Family Portraits

Fall is such a great time for Family Portraits. The leaves changing make for glorious backgrounds. These backgrounds and colors go so perfectly on you Christmas Cards, too. I found a new location this season, Pooles Mill Bridge Park in Cumming, GA. A bit of a...

Read More

Family Portraits

Today

We only get it once.Why waste it?We can spend it in fear, or we can create possibility for the next person.We can spend it alone, or we can create digital but real connection with someone else.It only takes a day to make change happen.The ocean is made of drops.–...

Read More

Family Portraits, Stuarts Insights

Love and Peace

Today marks the 1 year passing of a beautiful woman, a trusted friend and the best Mother-in-law that I ever had, M. Lonnie Wu. Lately, I’ve been thinking about how sad I was going to be today. Shame on me for not following Lonnie’s advice; “Don’t waste time...

Read More

This picture is about 30 years old but it brings me back every time I look at it. THAT’s why I’m a photographer: To help people REMEMBER all of the good things in their Life!

Ready to get started?

Don’t miss the moments that are worth remembering.