1st Birthday in studio and outdoors – Portrait Studio in Birmingham

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This session was extra special to me as they were my first session of 2020 for their newborn session in my in-home portrait studio in Birmingham. they were also my first session of 2021 for his first birthday. Look how much he’s grown. It was a fairly chilly, January day so we decided to combine […]

LeBeau baby girl 1st Birthday session – Hoover AL Family Photographer

As a Hoover AL Family Photographer 1st birthday sessions are some of my favorite. Mom chose a beautiful gown for baby girl grandma bought for her. The white looked perfect in the beautiful green grass with the luminous morning sunlight peeking through the trees in the background. We really couldn’t have asked for a better […]

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1 year old girl wearing a long white dress sitting in green grass and smiling happily

Calera AL Newborn Photographer – Baby Charlotte

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Family of 6 with a newborn baby girl in studio.

Baby Johnny – Hoover AL Newborn Photographer

Baby Johnny lifestyle newborn session in studio.

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Outfits for light and airy family photography

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Choosing outfits for your light and airy family photography session.

Maternity photography in Birmingham AL

My absolute favorite time of day to shoot a maternity photography session is at sunrise in my favorite field. The light is glorious and the temperatures are even tolerable on the 95 degree days. This sunrise maternity session in Birmingham AL started off on a nice cool morning in July. Pup sister tagged along and, […]

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Birmingham AL Lifestyle Studio Newborn Session

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Lifestyle newborn sessions are one of my favorite sessions to shoot. Capturing memories in the place you’ll spend most of your time is so special. Sometimes, however, clients don’t feel like their home offers sufficient lighting or the right colors for a light and airy photo session. That’s why I created an all-white studio in […]

Family Maternity Session by Birmingham AL Maternity Photographer Laura Cardan

I believe a family maternity session should always include the entire family, lots of love and plenty of fun moments sprinkled in with the posed moments. This sweet family maternity session at my favorite field in Vestaiva, AL started off on a fairly cool morning in August. Mom chose a dress from Altar’d State that […]

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Trussville, AL Lifestyle Newborn Photography Session | baby boy

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I love shooting a lifestyle newborn photography session in clients homes. Allowing me to document your family where you’ll make many of your memories together is something you’ll cherish for years to come. Check out this little mans nursery. Isn’t it a dream? His grandmother designed it. Mom chose one of my favorite designers, Free […]

Brewer Family | Birmingham, AL Family Photographer

You know it’s going to be a fabulous session when the 3 year old, who has never met you, jumps out of the car and gives you a hug. Then she proceeded to smile the entire session and show lots of her personality. Thanks for choosing me, Brewer’s. You all were so fun to work […]

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6 month milestone session | Birmingham Al Children’s Photography

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If you’re a parent you know how fast your baby changes. I’m a big fan of milestone sessions at 6-7 months. They’ve usually learned to sit, hold their feet and will laugh at just about anything. Sometimes they even have cute little teeth to show off. My all-white studio in Vestavia, AL is a great […]

Preparing for your Spring Photo Session – Birmingham, AL Photographer

Choosing clothing for your family photo session in Birmingham can be time consuming and frustrating. There’s shopping for the perfect outfit for you and then coordinating the rest of your family which, often, involves more shopping. If you’re like me it’s a task you probably don’t enjoy.  That’s why I love to offer you the […]

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toddler riding on dad's shoulders in a beautiful, sunlit field at sunset

Baby J Fresh 48 – Birmingham AL Newborn Photographer

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Fresh 48 newborn sessions have a special place in my heart. There’s just nothing like being invited to document many special, first moments. This 10 minute session gives me all the feels. Baby J is so loved. Laura Cardan is a Maternity, Fresh 48, Newborn, Motherhood, Children’s and Family Photographer in Birmingham, Alabama, Mountain Brook, […]

Williams Family Photography Session – Birmingham AL

There are family photography sessions where you bribe your children to be on their best behavior and smile for the camera on command and then there are family photography sessions with me where the expectation is simply for everybody to have fun.  Children like to have fun, right?  I mean, how could you not get […]

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Family Photography in Birmingham Alabama

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I absolutely love photographing families with young children. The more the merrier, too. These sweet boys were full of energy but, as you can see below were happy to play games, have fun and have some 1 on1 time with mom and dad individually. Family photography in Birmingham, Alabama always includes individual parent child portraits […]

Spring Sibling Session – Birmingham Alabama Children’s Photographer

As a Birmingham Alabama children’s photographer I love capturing natural expressions and interactions between siblings. These 2 always make my job easy and obviously adore each other. https://lauracardanphoto.com/children Laura Cardan is a Children and Family Photographer in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Baby Nash – Hoover Lifestyle Newborn Session

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Laura Cardan is a Hoover Lifestyle Newborn Photographer serving Birmingham, AL and surrounding. Laura also offers maternity and family photography.

Alabama Photographer | Baby Girl Family Session

3 years ago, when I was 2 months from giving birth to my 3rd girl I met this sweet family. It was their, now 4 year olds first birthday session. As an Alabama Photographer in Vestavia, I’ve enjoyed photographing them a few times to document their maternity session with baby girl number 2 and again […]

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