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In late August, I had the opportunity of getting to take branding portraits of Nashville entrepreneur, Michaela Gallaher, to highlight her business “Body Balance With Michaela”. Let me tell you, this session was a blast because we photographed Michaela at several locations like Chick Fil A, White Bison Coffee, and even at one of her […]

Branding, Portraits

September 9, 2019

Nashville Branding Session Featuring Body Balance with Michaela Gallaher by Dolly DeLong Photography

Missed out on Tips #1-#8? Read Tip #1 HERE, Tip #2 HERE,  Tip #3 HERE, Tip #4 HERE,  Tip #5 HERE,  tip #6 HERE, tip #7  HERE, and tip #8 HERE (great, now you are all caught up!) Tip #9: Respect Personal Boundaries A rule of thumb I use is to always ask permission before I touch or move a […]

Education, Family

September 5, 2019

Respectfulness and boundaries in all photography sessions is valuable: Tip #9 from Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography

I’ve been working with the Dacus family for several years now, so I was absolutely thrilled to take their sweet baby girl’s six-month milestone photos. Little Collins has changed so much since I shot her newborn session! This precious little girl has two older brothers and was a very welcome addition to her family. Megan, […]

Family

September 2, 2019

Golden Hour Six-Month-Old Milestone Portraits in Belle Meade || Nashville Family Photography

Missed out on Tips #1-#7? Read Tip #1 HERE, Tip #2 HERE,  Tip #3 HERE, Tip #4 HERE,  Tip #5 HERE,  tip #6 HERE, and finally tip #7 HERE (great, now you are all caught up!) Tip #8: Communicate With Your Children Early On About Photography Sessions Start communicating this with your little ones to get them mentally prepared and […]

Education, Family

August 27, 2019

How Communicating With Your Children Can Go A Long Way for a Successful Family Photography Session // Tip #8 from Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of getting to photograph The Sanders family in their gorgeous home. Angie (mom) decided to go with one of my experience packages and Shani Gailbreath of Perfect Day Beauty came to help do Angie’s hair and makeup so that she felt both confident and ready for her […]

Family

August 26, 2019

A Fresh and Radiant Pottery Barn Kids Nursery Newborn and Family Session || Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography

Week 7’s tip is all about giving yourself grace with your family photography session. Mama, you need grace, your spouse needs grace, and your children most definitely need grace before, during and after the session! Before you dive in, don’t forget to catch up on weeks 1-6 below! Missed out on Tips #1-#5? Read Tip #1 […]

Education, Family

August 21, 2019

How To Give Yourself Grace for a Family Photography Session: Secrets & Tips from a Family Photographer (Tip #7)

Lavender Field Portraits Earlier this summer, sweet Kinley Rose (who was recently featured for her 6-month portrait session in The Nashville Baby Guide), celebrated her 1 year birthday and her mother (Kaitlin) wanted to commemorate this day by taking her “big” girl to a lavender field for a creative and unique mini portrait session. For […]

Family

August 19, 2019

Creative 1-year-old milestone portraits in Lavender Fields || Nashville Family Photography

Week 6 is here you all, and this tip is a funny one, or at least I hope it makes you laugh especially if you have a favorite memory about the weirdest bribe you have ever had to use as a hook to get your child’s attention! Before you dive in, don’t forget to catch […]

Education, Family

August 14, 2019

Secrets To Having A Successful Family Photography Session (Tip #6) by Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong

It’s Wednesday which means I get to share some tips and secrets to best serving and working with children in family photography sessions! You all, I have been loving sharing these helpful tips with you all for the past several weeks, and I genuinely hope these posts are serving as a great resource guide for […]

Education, Family

August 7, 2019

Secrets To Having A Successful Family Photo Session (Tip #5): By Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong

I am so excited to finally get to share Lauren’s bridal portraits featuring her Couture Gown from Posh Bridal. Located in historic Cummins Station, Nashville’s premier luxury bridal boutique has some unique and lovely bridal gowns to feature, and Lauren’s dress was simply perfection. Lauren’s dress fit her like a glove and the details of […]

Wedding

August 5, 2019

Lauren’s Luxury Bridal Portraits in Nashville, TN featuring Posh Bridal Couture