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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May 28, 2021

Sweet Grace came in from Charlotte, NC to see me for her heirloom portrait sitting! I’m grateful to have had families travel in from all over the US for portrait sittings. I’m so honored to do what I do, and I put a lot of love into each and every portrait. Thank you, sweet Grace, […]

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April 27, 2021

Sweet Luke was so much fun to have in the studio! We played lots of games during his portrait sitting. When working with children, I always try to keep them engaged and excited so that we get genuine expressions. We played a lot of catch during our time together in the studio! His portraits are […]

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March 23, 2021

Mary Davidson reminded me so much of my own little girl! She was spunky, and fun, and all things a four year old little girl should be! We did my signature heirloom portrait session with my lifestyle portrait add-on. It’s the most beautiful mix of portraits, and families walk away with classic portraits, and sweet […]

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January 29, 2021

Miles came to see me to capture all of his two year old sweetness just after the holidays. He was the first official milestone session in my studio, and it was all so precious I thought for a second I was shooting a baby Gap campaign! I mean, can you believe all this sweetness? I […]

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May 7, 2020

Ohhh, Grady. He was such a sweet angle for his in home lifestyle newborn session. Families often ask how long a lifestyle newborn session will take. I never have a timeline in place, but when babies are as sweet as little Grady, I can be in and out within an hour! It always makes for […]

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March 23, 2020

As a lifestyle newborn photographer for nearly 5 years, I have always felt there is a lack of support and community for our beautiful, specific niche. In an effort to bring us all together, I’ve created a FREE Facebook group for photographers who shoot lifestyle newborn sessions in the hospital or home. I would LOVE […]

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Greenville SC Natural Newborn Photographer

September 11, 2019

We are so thrilled to announce the arrival of our son, John “Riley” Malone, who was born on August 15th. Riley was born via scheduled c-section at Patewood Memorial in Greenville. After being a visitor there dozens and dozens of time and photographing so many babies in the hospital, it was so crazy to actually […]

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June 5, 2019

Hey you! Today I’m sharing ALL the details on lifestyle newborn sessions! If you’ve ever wondered what a lifestyle newborn session is like, or what it’s all about, this post is for you! Lifestyle newborn sessions have been the bread and butter to my business since it’s very start! Since very early on, I’ve been […]

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How To Start a Lifestyle Photography Business

February 13, 2019

Starting a photography business is such a wonderful journey to begin! When I first started 3+ years ago, I was so excited at the prospect of potentially quitting my day job (check!) and growing a successful, booked out photography business (check!). But let me tell you, it didn’t start out that way. When I started […]

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August 1, 2017

You guys! I’m OVERWHELMED with the response to my mini sessions! Last week I sent out October mini session dates to our “family” aka our email subscriber list, and within 24 hours, every single session was spoken for. I am so so excited to see so many of you this Fall and grateful to be […]

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June 6, 2017

This session was given as a baby shower gift to this family, and I just love how thoughtful that is! Baby Cam was born this past January, and was just the sweetest little newborn. His grandmother was there for our session and had so many sweet little hats and clothes for him. You could see […]

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May 11, 2017

On a Tuesday night in February, I eagerly sat at my computer counting down the seconds to 9:00pm when the quarterly registration of The Everyday Film Workshop opened. After finding Emily on Instagram and seeing her real, authentic photographs and films I was so inspired to learn this very special skill. Video has always appealed […]

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