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Here I'll be sharing a variety of client stories as well as personal and educational articles. Read on to meet the special needs princesses I see every year, find client information, read about the tips and tricks I use on kids, and check out what gear I love.



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Recent Posts

Ice Faires 2023

Just imagine… winter pairs perfectly with the couture dress, fairy wings, and princess crown your daughter is wearing. Faux snow wafts gently through the air as your girl stands in a winter garden setting.  These dreamy portrait appointments are the best of the southeast and are sold out quickly every year! The lighting is perfect for […]

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Black Friday 2023 Photo Deals

You know what, there’s a LOT of photo noise out there but what do you REALLY want to spend your money on? Well, here’s the list of the things THAT I USE. New deals coming as I see them! SIGMA lens deals: https://www.sigmaphoto.com/black-friday-23 Imagen AI editing, 30% off for new subscribers using code ‘blackfriday23’: Link […]

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9 Epic Tips for Capturing Kids in Photos

Ready to embark on a thrilling adventure of capturing kids’ behaviors in photos? Brace yourself for an exciting ride filled with laughter, creativity, and boundless joy! Photographing children requires a touch of magic and a whole lot of enthusiasm. In this blog post, I’ll unveil nine epic tips that will have you dancing with excitement […]

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Embracing the Power of Creative Projects: A Photographer’s Journey to Inspiration and Growth

Introduction: As photographers, we often find ourselves immersed in the demands of client work, striving to meet deadlines and deliver exceptional results. While this work is fulfilling in its own right, it is essential to nurture our creativity and personal growth by embarking on creative projects that fuel our passion and push the boundaries of […]

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The Joy of Educating Other Photographers: Empowering the Next Generation of Visual Artists

Photography is an art form that allows us to capture and preserve moments, telling stories and evoking emotions through imagery. As photographers, we often face challenges and hurdles on our journey to mastering this craft. However, there is immense joy in sharing our knowledge and experiences with aspiring photographers, helping them avoid common pitfalls and […]

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4 years with Sony… how do I feel?

So 4 years ago I switched from Canon to Sony: https://heatherlarkinphoto.com/why-i-switched-from-canon-to-sony/ And then a year later I wrote a followup while I was still using the a7iii: https://heatherlarkinphoto.com/a-year-with-sony/ But three years since then is plenty of time for a followup, I think! So what’s been happening and am I still shooting Sony? Short answer? YES. […]

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Meet Grace: Memorial Princess

Meet Grace! Grace was nominated last year for my memorial princess event, but the early freeze not all of our flowers and leaves down so we opted for a spring session instead. Grace’s nominator writes: Grace was born On January 5, 2011. It was not known that Grace had any heart problems until March 26, […]

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Why you should book fairy photos for your girl

Every little girl loves to dream of being a fairy. They imagine themselves fluttering through the air, helping animals and people, and living in a magical world. A fairy photo session is a great way to capture that magic and give your daughter a day she will never forget. There are many reasons why a […]

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Why you should book dance photos

Ballerinas put in hours upon hours of practice to perfect their craft, and it’s only fitting that they capture the beauty of their movement with professionally taken dance photos. By booking a dance photoshoot, ballerinas can preserve their artistry and share their passion with the world. Firstly, dance photos provide a platform for self-expression. Beyond […]

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Heather’s Gear List

I get asked a lot what I use for photography, so I’ve made a list here! This is a current list as of 3/19/23. I usually trade in my old gear when I upgrade so there’s a lot of gear that I have used in the past that isn’t on this list right now. The […]

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We are a luxury portrait studio based in Athens, GA specializing in creating unique and vibrant images that capture the best of maternity, newborn, family, senior and Fairyography clients.

Our studio is located at:
235 Great Oak Dr
Athens, GA 30605
235 Great Oak Dr, Athens, GA 30605