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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Turning 1 | Birmingham, AL Baby Photographer

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1st birthday baby photography sessions are so much fun and one of my favorite Birmingham sessions to photograph. Usually the babies can’t walk yet and are ready to smile at the littlest things. I’d like to tell you he loved me so much he smiled just for me the whole time, but I have to […]

1st Birthday Session | Vestavia, AL Photographer

1 is such a fun age. I love 1st birthday sessions. The babies usually aren’t walking yet and if they are it’s not really fast and they’re so cute trying to keep their balance. My favorite field in Birmingham is the perfect place for family and children’s sessions. It’s beautiful and there’s plenty of room […]

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Baby Frances – Birmingham AL Newborn Photographer

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Baby Frances was my first studio newborn session in my studio space in our new home in Vestavia. Mom and dad took all of my advice and dressed in neutrals/white to keep the session minimal and timeless. To say she was adored by her big brother was an understatement. He spoke softly to her and […]

Tips For Photographing Your Newborn in the Hospital

I have put together some of my favorite tips for photographing your newborn in the hospital if you do not have a professional photographer available. Safety First Please keep safety in mind when photographing your newborn. Please don’t leave them unattended on surfaces they could roll off of or attempt to pose your newborn in […]

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Baby Grace Studio Newborn Session – Birmingham AL Newborn Photographer

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Meet Grace. I’ve had the pleasure of documenting 2 other photography sessions for Grace’s big sister and parents. To say it’s a joy to be able to get to know them is an understatement. When you come to my home for a studio newborn session I want you to feel as comfortable as you would […]

Baby W in Studio – Birmingham AL Newborn Photographer

I recently converted one of my spare bedrooms into a beautiful, white, light-filled studio for newborn, baby and family photography sessions. This little man was one of my first newborns to visit my studio. He brought his mom, dad and grandmother. We had a lot of fun chatting and getting to know each other. Getting […]

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