Capture real life love, laughter and giggles!

Lifestyle Photographer for Adventurous Families of Northeast Ohio

Hike a trail to that just right spot, kick off your shoes, snuggle up, dip your toes in the water or just walk right in! Whether you’re a snuggle on the shore or a wade into the water type of fam- let’s get adventurous and freeze time through my lens!

it’s not just about taking photos, it’s about building memories

We work together from the very beginning to make sure your portraits are at just the right location and you’re feeling fabulous! I take limited sessions to ensure I can give you the most hands on planning experience that really takes the stress out of family photos and allows you to focus on the fun and enjoy the photos in your home for years to come!

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laugh, play games, be silly and just be yourselves

I love capturing those sweet little “imperfect” moments as those are the ones we usually want to remember most! Capturing those little laughs, snuggles and playful moments allows me to help you show up in more than just selfies with your littles or hubby!

Father in soft black t-shirt holds up a giggling two year old sun in rust overalls during a maternity session with Brittney Emerson Photography

Most Hubbies and Littles just aren’t interested in posing for photographs! But that’s okay because a lifestyle approach means we’re getting those real moments that capture the love in your family and life as it looks right now! Just call it a mini-time capsule!

little girl playing in a Sunflower Field during a Family Photo Session

It’s okay when your littles want to wonder off to bug hunt or look for flowers! and if Hubs would rather play airplane than look at the camera, that’s perfect! (you’ll want that light in his eyes as he’s smiling at your littles anyways!)

mother sits with toddler in her lap belly to belly while baby looks at camera with his piercing blue eyes

Don’t worry you’ll still get to see those smiling faces and bright eyes! It just happens in the moment with movement and with less of the awkward “what do I do with my hands?” mannequin impersonations.

Two little girls in blue dresses picking wildflowers during family photos at Rocky River Picnic Area

Just let them be little and I promise to capture the moment!

There’s a 10/10 chance I’ll show up in chicken rain boots or mismatched socks- I know I look silly but it gives your littles a giggle, and usually strikes up a conversation so it’s a great ice breaker! and if that doesn’t work, the purple hair usually does the trick!

I find when our littles are comfortable it’s way easier for us Mamas to relax and enjoy the moment stress free! As a former preschool teacher and homeschoolin’ Mama of neurodivergent kiddos, I’ve got loads of patience and lots of tricks to help your littles loosen up and have fun- chances are by the end of the session, we’ll be fast friends!

How it works

Fill out the quick contact form on the contact page. Include your preferences in terms of session type and style, location, etc. I’ll be in touch within 24 hours with information based on what you shared so your experience is tailored to exactly what you need! We choose a date, location and time you will get a personal booking link to pay your retainer and sign your contract!

Woo! You’re officially be on my calendar!

We work together via phone or email (whichever fits your life better!) to fill out a questionnaire to help me get to know your family- what your littles like and dislike, who will need some extra help coming out of their shell, who is going to be the one leading the dance party, and even which wall you want to hang your beautiful artwork on!

Using all that info I create your session wardrobe and all that’s left for you to do is show up with well rested littles with full bellies and we’ll laugh, play and dance our way to your favorite photos!

At the beginning of your session we’ll say our hellos, I’ll hand over your wardrobe that we pre-planned so you can get changed then we’ll do a once over to make sure we’ve gotten all hair ties off wrists and pockets emptied. We’ll break the ice with some chit chat and ‘grandma shots’, you know the ones where everyone groups together and looks at me with their camera smiles, once everyone is comfortable and those camera smiles are out of your system we’ll use prompts and games to enhance the natural rhythm of your family. You should feel like you’re having fun hanging out with a friend who thinks you’re the best thing since sliced bread, ’cause you are.

You’ll get your images in an online viewing gallery delivered 3 weeks after our session.

This is where you’ll review your finished images, heart your favorites, decide which ones you just have to have whether it’s prints, digitals or albums and choose the package that makes that happen!

investment details:

your session includes personalized wardrobe assistance and use of my client closet and styling items for your session, concierge pre-planning that allows for stress free and fun photo session, private gallery and ordering walk through to guide you in finding the perfect digital images and artwork for your family

Investments start at $500

save 20% by booking your maternity and newborn sessions together or capture your baby’s first year with the BEP Membership- inquire for details!

to be able to provide a hands on experience for my families, I take limited bookings and my calendar fills up quickly! inquire today!

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