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Children seated on wooden bridge at sunset

Lighting is Everything: Why Sunrise and Sunset for Outdoor Photos

Have you done much research into outdoor family photography in Colorado Springs? Then you’ve probably noticed that a lot of photographers have a thing about holding their sessions either at the very beginning or very end of the day. And…I’m pretty much the same way! Why do photographers insist on sunrise and sunset for outdoor …

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Where to Take Pictures in Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods is a beautiful attraction in Colorado Springs, and one of my most-requested locations for family photos. Because it’s so popular (and large–with tons of hiking trails), navigating the park for taking pictures can be a little tricky, but don’t worry, I’m here to help! Here are my three favorite places for …

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The 5 Best Outdoor Photography Locations in Colorado Springs

Looking for the best places to take pictures in Colorado Springs? I’ve got you covered! We have so many gorgeous and scenic locations for portraits in our area, but as a family photographer there are a few that I highly recommend. After years of experience shooting in this beautiful part of the state, here are …

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How to Dress for Family Photos in the Winter

Have you ever heard the saying, “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes”? As a family photographer, I’m inclined to agree. I love doing outdoor photoshoots in all seasons, including winter. It’s true that cold weather photoshoots require a little more planning for what to wear, but don’t let that deter you. …

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Winter Family Photoshoot at Fox Run Park

We were blessed with wonderful November weather for this winter family photoshoot at Fox Run Park! This is one of my favorite locations  in Colorado Springs for capturing outdoor portraits during the colder months. Not only is it absolutely beautiful here, but at this particular spot in the Black Forest, the tall trees provide a …

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Preparing Your Newborn Baby for a Photoshoot

The season of pregnancy is so exciting! Despite all of its challenges, pregnancy gives you so much to look forward too… including precious photos with your newborn! These are my top three ways to prepare your sweet new babe for their first photoshoot. Plus bonus tips for getting yourself ready.    Tips for Keeping Baby …

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portrait of mother and daughter on family vacation in colorado springs, taken at garden of the gods scenic tourist spot

Finding a family vacation photographer in Colorado Springs area

Hi, I’m Haili! I’m a family photographer in the Colorado Springs area, and one of the requests I get most is to set up family vacation photoshoots for out-of-town guests visiting the area. Booking a family vacation photographer is a great idea! It’s a fun and memorable way to update your annual family portraits. Plus, …

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