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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

Why you want detail shots

Your newborn’s tiny little lips. Your baby girl’s little fingernails she’s chewed off. Her dainty little hands as she picks flowers or runs her hands through her hair. Tiny curls down her neck. Her perfect sweep of eyelashes over her freckled cheeks. I love all of these little parts of what makes each girl unique. […]

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Why I don’t do black and white photos

If you take a look at my website, you’ll notice that every single image on the website is in color. Why is that? Color is part of my style I have a lot of clients come in and say “normally I love black and white, but your color! “I’ve been in business for 18 years […]

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9 tips for getting kids to cooperate for pictures

There’s nothing quite as unpredictable as a toddler who has missed a nap. Will she be all giggles or will she be mad? Or more likely, she’ll be both, there is just a point when giggles become hangry. What will be the tipping point between the two? I’ve been photographing children for 17 years now […]

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How to have a stress free newborn photo session – Athens Newborn Photographer

As an Athens newborn photographer, I have learned over the years that a stress-free newborn experience can help things go much more smoothly. Get your hair done I highly highly recommend having your hair professionally done. Not only is it one less thing for you to worry about that day, but you are guaranteed to […]

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The importance of prints

The importance of printed photos Let me tell you a little story. Imagine there’s a house fire at your mom’s house. She and grandpa are both out and safe, the pets are all contained, and she has just enough time to run back in and get one last thing… She rushes in, past the burning […]

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Why you should get an album or a matted print box from your photo session.

It’s no secret that I include an album in all of my packages. The question is why? I believe that everyone should walk away with printed products from their photo sessions, and a box or an album is a great start. Why you should pick a photo album The album company that I work with […]

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Visiting Athens and Watkinsville GA

Coming to Athens for a Fairyography photo session? Getting to Athens: Flying: Athens does have our own airport, but it’s very small and doesn’t have in/out flights that don’t cost a ton, so you’ll be flying in to the Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. The Atlanta Airport has been the busiest airport in the world since 1998, […]

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Fairyography Folio Boxes and Matted Prints

All of my sessions come with matted photos with matching digital images. These special boxes to contain them make a unique statement. Some people prefer these to an album. Gatefold Silk Folio Box In a grey silk fabric, they’re made with a beautiful split-lid design, fastened with a hidden magnetic catch. They have a narrow […]

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Fairyography Photo Albums

Fairyography offers different types of albums for your family, fairytale, and dancer photo sessions. There are so many custom features and fun ways to make each album unique, it’s too long for the products page! So I thought I’d feature some here and tell you about each of them! Each album comes beautifully presented, wrapped in […]

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10 Best locations for Photography in Athens and Watkinsville

Contact Heather at 706-338-4414 for pictures of your family in any of these places! As a professional family photographer in Athens GA, what I look for in a location for the best pictures is not only a pretty spot, but also the best light. I have a few spots that I think make the top 10 […]

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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