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 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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March 2, 2017

It’s no secret that I am kind of obsessed with bows for my baby girl. In fact the first few things I bought for her were hair bows (and a pair of gold moccasins – because obviously I knew the essentials!). I’ve tried to put a bow on James every day so that she gets used to wearing them, as I hope she will wear them into her toddler years! There is just nothing sweeter than a baby girl in a little bow!

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February 28, 2017

I had the honor of photographing Miss Isabella Grace at just 5 days old. This session was particularly special to me, because this little babe was present at my own daughters birth just a few months ago. How can that be? Because her mama is the incredibly talented Sabrina Fields, who was our birth photographer for James’ arrival. Isabella was nestled safe in her mamas belly for the 15 hours Sabrina was with us to document her James’ birth – how cool is that!?

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February 8, 2017

We have dedicated our business to capturing the beauty of family and motherhood in every stage of life, and adding birth photography has been a dream and goal for Courtney Malone Photography for a very long time. We are pleased to be offering introductory rates for May and June 2017 due dates.

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January 24, 2017

Logan was the last babe I photographed in the hospital before welcoming my own daughter, and let me just say that after my own hospital experience, I have a new perspective on these precious sessions! Bless you mama’s who let me into such a life changing moment. The days in the hospital are blurry, at times overwhelming, and incredibly exhausting, but the sweetness and that falling in love feeling you have for your new baby are far greater than anything else. 

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