Baby D Newborn Session | Vestavia AL Newborn Photographer

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I missed this little man’s Fresh 48 Newborn Session due to Covid restrictions in the hospitals but I’m so glad I was able to invite them to my studio in Vestavia while he was still around a month old. Laura Cardan is a Studio and On Location Fresh 48, Newborn,Children’s and Family Photographer in Birmingham, […]

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 […]

Turning 1 | Birmingham, AL Baby Photographer

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 […]

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1st Birthday Session | Vestavia, AL Photographer

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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 […]

Baby Frances – Birmingham AL Newborn Photographer

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 […]

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Preparing for your Spring Photo Session – Birmingham, AL Photographer

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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 […]

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

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 J Fresh 48 – Birmingham AL Newborn Photographer

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, […]

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