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I'm Dolly — a Nashville based branding photographer for small business owners & a systems + workflow educator (and Podcast Host) for creatives who want to be more streamlined and organized with System, Workflows & Dubsado. I'm here to help you look awesome (for your photos) & feel great about workflows!

All of my blog posts are written to help the reader find clarity in the areas of branding photography, systems/workflow education, and I even have peppered some of my own personal life in several blogs so you can get to know me! The most important thing is: I want you to walk away with tangible next step resources! Thank you again for being here!

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Planning for Extended Family Portraits | Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography I love, love, love photographing extending family sessions. There’s something SO special about being able to photograph multiple generations in one portrait session. Extended family sessions are generally for bigger groups and can feel a bit overwhelming if you aren’t totally prepared. Today, […]

Nashville extended family portraits with four dogs
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Favorite Nashville Locations for Family Portraits | Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography  One of the most common questions I get when planning family portrait sessions is where our portraits should be. Honestly, the best locations are the ones most meaningful to you and your family… but I always have a list of some of […]

family of three poses together during War Memorial fall mini sessions
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How to Choose the Best Time for Family Portraits | Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography Clients often ask me when the best time for family portraits is. The reality is that there isn’t a “good” or “bad” time to take portraits. Instead, it’s about the look you’re going for in your photos. If you’re […]

dad kisses mom's forehead while holding toddlers at Cheekwood Estate
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How to Choose the Perfect Outfits for your Family Portraits in Each Season | Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography  Choosing outfits for your family portraits can feel really tricky each season! While I’m all about leaning into the colors and vibes of each season, I think it’s important to think about the longevity of […]

family of four hugs in field during Nashville family photos
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Murfreesboro Family Portraits with Film Photographer | Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography Before we dive into this blog post, I want to say a HUGE thank you to Grace Paul Photography who mentored me through my first full family session on film! Each year, I set goals for myself and my business. This year, […]

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How To Show Graciousness And Professionalism In Photography Sessions Nashville family photographer, Dolly DeLong, shares tips in how to be gracious towards children when serving families in photography sessions Missed out on Tips #1-#9? Read Tip #1 HERE, Tip #2 HERE,  Tip #3 HERE, Tip #4 HERE,  Tip #5 HERE,  tip #6 HERE, tip #7  HERE,  tip #8 HERE , and finally tip […]

Father is holding his infant son during the golden hour of sunset in West Virginia
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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 […]

Nashville Luxury Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography LLC 1 year old portrait session
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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 […]

Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography LLC Shares her best tips and secrets with working with children
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Nashville family photographer, Dolly DeLong photography LLC, shares her best tips and secrets on how to joyfully work with children for family photography sessions (read below for tip #4) Tip #4 is pretty short and sweet, but it’s to the point and has been an incredible tip in preventing some meltdowns for photo sessions. Also, […]

Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography LLC
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Nashville family photographer, Dolly DeLong photography, shares her best tips and secrets on how to joyfully work with children for family photography sessions (read below for tip #3) If you missed tip number #1, click HERE to read and catch up! Read tip #2: HERE Tip #3 Bring a loved one with you Bring a […]

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