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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

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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Brand new moms: you never knew you needed these!

You’re either pregnant or you just delivered… you know you need a crib and a stroller and a boppy pillow and diapers and a car seat.. you’ve got all that covered. What about things you’ve never heard of that will make your life so much easier? Here’s a list of all the things you didn’t […]

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December Personal Roundup

I certainly meant to do a lot more in December than I got done, but I ended up making a last-minute trip to Seattle for my sister’s maternity photos and then spent the next two weeks pretty much stuck in bed. December started off amazingly well. I bought a new camera, I spent a bunch […]

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Heather’s Top 10 for 2022

Every year I go through my entire year’s worth of client photos and pick my top 10. These are not specifically my best photos, but they are the ones that either I enjoyed the session, loved the final image a lot, I had to work my ass off for and therefore enjoyed the challenge, or […]

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235 Great Oak Dr, Athens, GA 30605