Courtney Malone

Here you'll find some of our most recent family stories, as well as tips and tricks for aspiring lifestyle photographers.

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Consistency in Photography

May 22, 2019

What I’m about to say might sound a little crazy, but in the first year of my business, I had never really considered CONSISTENCY in my imagery. After my very awkward experimentation phase (would you believe I used to edit VERY dark and moody), I had finally discovered that I really love light, bright, film […]

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May 15, 2019

Today we’re talking all about newborn sessions! More specifically, the different types of sessions out there, and what type of session might be right for you! When it comes to newborn photography, there are a lot of options out there. So many talented photographers, each with their own unique style and take on the beautiful […]

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how to transition to photography full time

May 8, 2019

Jumping into family and newborn photography full time was one of the scariest things I’ve ever done, but it’s also been the most rewarding, best decision of my life! Owning my own business was a dream for many years before I took the plunge, and after years of working in corporate America and working photography […]

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How to Prepare for a Lifestyle Newborn Session

March 13, 2019

As lifestyle newborn photographers, it’s so important that we prep our clients for what to expect at their session! When I first started out as a professional photographer, I learned the hard way that client’s weren’t going to just know what to do to prepare for their session day, and didn’t know how to dress […]

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how to start a lifestyle newborn photography business

February 27, 2019

Being invited into someone’s home during the special and tender time when they’ve just welcomed a brand new baby into their life is incredibly special and intimate! It’s truly a huge honor, and it’s one I don’t take lightly! I always try to be sensitive to the fact that many families are still navigating life […]

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Pricing for All-Inclusive Photographers

February 20, 2019

As a photographer who happens to also have a Finance degree, I am wildly passionate about the business side of running a photography business. As much as I love each and every session with a precious brand new baby, I ALSO love crunching numbers, setting goals and making financial projections for my business and family. […]

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Photography Business Workflow

February 6, 2019

As a working mama, running a business is all about keeping things organized and efficient! Ironically, my home is a disaster 99% of the time – laundry piled high, dishes in the sink, and a mess of toys almost always scattered in the living room. But when it comes to my business!? Well, let’s just […]

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How to Choose the Right Gear for a Lifestyle Newborn Session

February 1, 2019

I’m a huge believer that it’s NOT the gear that makes the photographer, but rather how the photographer uses that gear to create their art! In fact, I did a few personal shoots last year with an old Canon Rebel t2i to prove that it doesn’t take incredible gear to get incredible results! BUT. It’s […]

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