Family of 6 with a newborn baby girl in studio.

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 […]

As a Mountain Brook family photographer I knew this was going to be a fabulous session when the 3 year old, who had never met me, jumped out of the car and gave me a hug. Then she proceeded to smile the entire session and show lots of her personality. Thanks for choosing me, Brewer’s. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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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