I am Amanda, a New Orleans Family Photographer and welcome to my blog where you can see the latest sessions, learn more about me personally, and get all the latest details!

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Preparing for your glamour shoot doesn’t have to be stressful. This guide can help you get ready to show off your beautiful self! Clothing For Your Glamour Session We advise you to wear either bold colors or neutral colors. Black, red or gem colors photograph well. Alternately, soft colors such as ivory, cream and pretty […]

Print is important to me as a photographer, as an artist and as a mother. I want my clients to enjoy museum quality artwork in their homes of the people they love most. Confession Time I have said before that one of my biggest regrets as a mom is not taking more pictures of my […]

What’s so special about newborn Photography? Honest Moment… Honest moment here… I was terrible about taking pictures of my own children. I should have hired a photographer. When Lily was born, I was young and had not found my passion, yet. I went to college and receive an art education degree. I loved children, I […]

Sometimes a baby can seem inconsolable, but these tips for soothing a newborn should help calm even the fussiest of babies. Swaddle Babies love to feel secure. Use a long stretchy blanket, jersey works best, and place your baby towards the edge of the blanket. If the blanket is a square, fold one corner down, […]

Nursing can be a challenge, especially in those first couple weeks, but our Breastfeeding Guide can help ease your mind, and your baby’s tummy. Avoid Citrus– Citric Acid, found in fruits, tomato products, peanuts and even ketchup can effect a nursing baby. Take A Break From Coke– Avoid soft drinks, coffee and tea because they […]

Having a baby can be stressful, but these tips for how to prepare for your newborn session will make it a success! Let’s Get You On the Calendar! It’s best to book your session as soon as possible.  We always recommend expectant mothers to book their newborn session before the last month of pregnancy to ensure […]

Bringing home a new baby to your fur baby can be stressful, but these tips for how to introduce the new baby to your dog can make the transition a smooth one. Tips for Fido Set Boundaries Early-  The best way to ease the transition of a new baby joining the family is to make sure your […]

5 Best Apps For New Moms Parenting a new baby can be a challenge, but these are our picks for the 5 best apps for new moms to make things a little easier and sometimes add some fun! Shipt or Instacart– Sometimes it is just too hard to get out of the house and go […]

What To Pack For Labor Sometimes I laugh when I think about what I brought to the hospital when my two gingers were born and I wish I’d had someone tell me what to pack for labor. So many useless items stayed in the big L.L. Bean Tote bag I packed four weeks before my […]

Mandeville Christmas Session Jax’s birth was my first documentary birth session, and it is amazing to see him a year later for his Mandeville Christmas session. Lauren, Justin and Jax make a sweet little family and we enjoyed our session at Fontainebleau State Park. I can’t wait to see this little guy grow, and what […]