Rockin’ 40 |Richmond Hill Photographer

When Tara first approached me about scheduling a portrait session for her 40th birthday, I was truly giddy with excitement. It’s not often that adults throw out all the stops for themselves, but turning 40 is a huge milestone and one that absolutely should be celebrated! Tara mentioned wanting to do a 50s theme and I instantly thought of the perfect place. A huge shout out to Johnny Rockets of Pooler, Georgia for not only allowing us to work in your amazing restaurant, but for not even hesitating when we asked!

What entertainment Tara and I provided for the patrons of Johnny Rockets who were enjoying their late afternoon lunch as we stumbled in with our bags, purses, and strobe light! Everyone was completely gracious and a few customers even requested selfies with our birthday girl, haha! Can you tell Tara had the best time during her session? I know it’s definitely one of my favorites to date.

Look out 1950s! Tara, you are totally working it, girl.

No doubt Tara looks authentically 50s in her wig and gorgeous make-up … all styling done herself! Funny story about Tara’s wig … she purchased it from a drag website. She said the rolls were HUGE and it took her hours to “tame” them, lol.

The decor and furniture at Johnny Rockets is out of this world! It’s such a fun place to eat and take portraits of your friend looking fabulous at 40 years old! Don’t all of the bright reds just pop in her images? And that red lipstick? Gah! To die for!

Have you even been been to Johnny Rockets? If you haven’t and you love a good, classic burger and fries, please check them out. The milkshakes are pretty amazing, too. This restaurant is one of my oldest son’s favorite places to eat and the staff are incredibly friendly.

The pose on the right is one that Tara definitely wanted captured … I think we nailed it!

Tara provided her own clothes and shoes for her portrait session. Several years back Tara went through a stage where she dressed for the 50s daily and ended up with a beautiful collection of vintage items from that decade. Love it!

Of course you’re not a true 50s girl unless you have a motorcycle…or a guy who rides one. 😉 She is sporting another fun 50’s ensemble here. We were literally dodging raindrops and barely finished before the skies opened up.

Ya’ll, this was such a fun session! Do you have a favorite image? It was a joy and pleasure photographing Tara for her very special 40th birthday. I always love the opportunity to photograph a friend, especially when it’s in such a fabulous location. Tara, I hope you and your family enjoy these images for many years to come. Blessed to know you!

Jessica | Richmond Hill Maternity Photographer

Introducing the beautiful mom-to-be Jessica Luna! Isn’t she gorgeous! Jessica was expectant with a baby boy, Ivan. Jessica is a first time mom and she couldn’t wait to welcome her precious baby into the world. Ivan is a family name, which makes it extra special to Jessica and her family. She was so happy to be welcoming a son into the world!

Jessica looked absolutely stunning in this gorgeous ivory gown. We have a large selection of dresses and gowns to choose from in our curated collection here in the studio. You may also wear something special of your own.

Our maternity sessions include professional hair and makeup artistry with one of our hair and makeup artists. Jessica’s hair and makeup was done by one of our favorites, Jo Nettles Artistry. We are fortunate to have these incredible ladies on our team! We always recommend a date night afterwards. Mom-to-be looks so beautiful and she deserves a night out with her favorite guy. It may be the last time before baby comes!

Just gorgeous! Look at her hair! Jessica also looked incredible in this red gown. This is such a beautiful pose.

Unsure where you’d like to have your maternity session done? Our boutique studio is always an option, but if on-location is more your style we have several places to select from including Ft. McAllister, J.F. Gregory Park, Tivoli Marsh, downtown Savannah, Red Gate Farms, and Tybee, to name a few.

What a pleasure it was spending time with this sweet expectant mom. It is always an honor to be able to capture this special time in women’s lives as they begin a family. Ivan…welcome to the world sweet boy! These years fly by so quickly. It’s so important to soak in every moment. We hope Jessica and her family enjoy their portraits for a lifetime to come!

Baby M. | Richmond Hill Newborn Photographer

Introducing beautiful Baby M.! She was born on July 10th, 2020. Mom, Dad, and big sister are just crazy in love with their new bundle of joy!

We love photographing these sibling images in neutral colors because it keeps the focus right where it should be … on the beautiful faces! Clients have the option to bring an outfit from home or to select one from our curated wardrobe closet, like big sister did. As for your newborn, we do not recommend any outfits for them. Instead, we highly recommend wrapped and naked posing.

I love this shot … look at big sister’s face! What an expression! I wonder what she’s thinking? Haha!

There’s nothing like the bond of sisters.

Oftentimes parents choose to be a part of our Grow With Me plan which allows you to create memories and milestones of your little one during their first year. If you’d like more information, please contact us!

Sweet Baby M. has the most adorable profile!

Babies look so sweet in all our props. We have a wide variety to choose from, as well as blankets, wraps, headbands, and bonnets in many different colors to compliment your home and nursery decor.

Here’s another angle of Baby M. in our driftwood bowl. This prop is a perfect choice for homes with a coastal theme.

We love baby girls in blue!

Baby M. was such a dream to photograph. Newborns sleep peacefully through their photo sessions…most of the time, lol! She was such an easy baby…and so pretty!

Dad is a pilot in the military so of course we had to include a simple yet poetic American theme for one of Baby M.’s setups. This was towards the end of her session, and Baby M. was wide awake by this time. Keeping baby swaddled, especially while awake, is imperative for poses like this one where safety is paramount. And like always, there is an extra pair of hands right off camera.

Look at her beautiful eyes! She was so alert for this photo. Such a precious angel!

What a pleasure it was photographing this beautiful family. We wish them the very best as they continue to make precious memories with their children. It is an honor to capture these moments of where they are in life right now.

Sarah | Richmond Hill Maternity Photographer

Introducing the beautiful Sarah Cronin! The newest Cronin was due in October, a precious baby girl. Isn’t mom just glowing? Sarah chose to have her maternity session on location at beautiful Fort McAllister in Richmond Hill. What a blessing to live in such a breathtaking location. We love to use the beauty of our area for the backdrop for many of our portrait sessions.

Unsure where you’d like to have your maternity session done? Our boutique studio is always an option, but if on-location is more your style we have several places to select from including Ft. McAllister, J.F. Gregory Park, Tivoli Marsh, downtown Savannah, Red Gate Farms, and Tybee, to name a few.

Sarah is wearing a dress that is now part our curated collection here at the studio (thanks, Sarah!). We have many beautiful gowns and dresses to choose from. You are also welcome to wear your own from home.

Our maternity sessions include professional hair and makeup artistry with one of our hair and makeup artists. We are fortunate to have these incredible ladies on our team! Sarah’s hair and makeup was done by Jo Nettles Artistry.

Since mom is getting all dolled up, we recommend scheduling a date night … usually one last chance before baby arrives.

Sarah is the rockstar mom boss and fitness coach at Sarah Cronin Wellness. I urge you to go check out what this powerhouse mama is accomplishing! From mom life, health & wellness, to inspiring messages, Sarah is definitely one to follow.

She is exquisite!

Just wow! We hope that Sarah and her family love and cherish these images for a lifetime to come. We were honored to photograph her and thoroughly enjoyed capturing this special time in Sarah’s life. We wish her congratulations in welcoming her sweet baby girl into the world!

Baby F. | Savannah Newborn Photographer

Welcome to world precious Baby F.!

Baby F. was born on July 21st 2020, weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces. Her mama, Sophia, immediately fell in love with her very first child. Mom and baby had a difficult start in their journey together, but their amazing story is nothing short of a miracle.

Sophia is the type of person that you love immediately upon meeting. Upbeat, bubbly, and with a gorgeous smile and infectious laugh, you can’t help but gravitate towards her. I first met Sophia at a Thrive Express Savannah event, where she was newly pregnant and unsure as to whether or not she wanted to keep her baby.

Sophia told us that she deeply felt prayers of so many, and God fervently placed on Sophia’s heart the decision to keep the precious gift she carried within her. What a blessing! Look at this sweet face … isn’t she just perfection … created by the hand of God.

Sophia had a very difficult pregnancy. She had two large fibroids in her uterus that gave her a tremendous amount of pain, as well as a lot of uncomfortable swelling. Baby F. was born via C-section due to her position in the womb. After delivery, Baby F. spent the next six days in the NICU battling jaundice. Meanwhile, Sophia became very ill and had to have 4 pints of fluid removed from around her heart! If that weren’t enough, she also needed a blood transfusion.

It was a rough start, but mom and baby both made a full recovery! Sophia said she yet again felt the hand of God and the prayers of many over her and her sweet baby girl during that trying time. She gives God the glory for healing them and for guiding her to choose life! She said she can’t imagine life without her precious daughter and is incredibly grateful for the decision she made. And now she has a lifetime of memories with her baby girl to look forward to.

Sophia didn’t hesitate to want to share her story in the hopes that it will help other mothers choose life. We are thankful for her openness and bravery, and grateful for the Lord’s steadfastness and love.