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Hi there! Welcome to the Amanda Carter Photography blog. A journal about my sessions, motherhood, tips & tricks, all my favorite things, and the beauty & joy that is motherhood!

Hi, I'm Amanda!

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Ever wonder what a family newborn session with three under 3 is like? It looks a whole lot like real life. You wouldn’t know it from these pictures but a session with three under 3 can be a little… to speak candidly… chaotic. But that is what I love about them. Getting the opportunity to […]

Family Newborn Session | Studio | Plano, TX Photographer | Fowler Family

Sweet mixed race family of four with beautiful twin boys
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The timing of this twin family session was so so sweet. If you have followed my story you know I cannot have children naturally. From the day we got that dreaded diagnosis and pursued medical intervention to get pregnant we knew twins were a very real reality for us in the future. In fact that […]

Twin Family Session | Studio | Plano TX Photographer | Cucchiara Family

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Rosalie Sky.  Have you ever heard a more precious name for a baby girl? Rose’s mama Cyndi has been a sweet friend of my little sister for years.  I was over the moon excited when she asked me to do a lifestyle newborn session for their family.  Rose made her arrival on Mothers Day of […]

Lifestyle Newborn Session | In-Home | Aubrey TX Photographer | The Gomez Family

siblings jumping on bed while mom nurses baby and dad plays with kids while they jump
Studio family session on white bed dad baby and toddler smiling at camera while mom smiles at family
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I have hosted many many babies in my new studio but this was my first lifestyle family session.  Let’s just say it was one for the books!  Nolan (2) was a little guy after my own heart.  Once he heard (and I mean literally HEARD… those puppy barks are no joke!), that we had dogs, […]

Lifestyle Family Session | Studio | Rockwall TX Photographer | The Milligan Family

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When the Lord first put photography on my heart just over a year ago, I knew the calling was not just to build a profitable business but a purposful one.   A business that shared the goodness and faithfulness of God, even in the midst of longing, debilitating diagnoses, and loss.  When Cassie asked if […]

Lifestyle Newborn Photos | In-Home | Farmers Branch TX Photographer | The Schroy Family

mom and dad holding baby in the center of the nursery looking through the door
Sleeping baby swaddled view through bassinet bars
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I have a slight obsession with photographing flowers.  They are right up there with babies, pregnant mamas, and dogs.  I got my hands on the most gorgeous peonies last weekend and I must have spent almost an hour in my studio photographing them.  As beautiful as those pink blooms were they had nothing on the […]

Newborn Photos | Studio | Richardson TX Photographer | The Flowers Family

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I had the privilege of shooting Kylie’s pregnancy announcement photos, maternity photos, and now a lifestyle newborn session. How sweet it was to watch watch a family grow by 2 hands and two feet from announcement to arrival. Lifestyle Newborn Mommy & Me Session Tinsley Pearl turned 3 weeks old the day of our mommy […]

Lifestyle Newborn Session | Studio | Plano TX Photographer | Baby Tinsley

baby looking up at mom in white swaddle lifestyle newborn session
Preemie Newborn Session of posed baby girl on white backdrop with white headband
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Meet baby Sofia! This red headed beauty was born at only 34 weeks gestation and was 4lbs 9oz of pure perfection. While she had a brief stay in the NICU this strong girl hit the 5lb club the morning of our session at only 12 days old! You “grow” girl! I like to think its […]

Preemie Newborn Session | Studio | Dallas TX Photographer | The DiPrima Family

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Maternity Photos – Kylie Butler Picture this: I started my photography journey knowing zero other local photographers. If I had a question, google and my Facebook photography education groups were my only friends. I prayed and prayed for a community of like minded photographer friends since launching my business in June of last year. Community […]

Maternity Photos | Studio | Plano TX Photographer | Kylie Butler

pregnant woman sitting on bed holding belly looking down at her baby wearing floral dress
mom and dad sitting on bed with hands on sleeping swaddled baby showing their wedding rings
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Studio Newborn Photos  Excitement was high when I saw an unfamiliar car pull up to our home Tuesday afternoon. I went out to welcome Courtney & Charlie and their newest edition baby Luke as they were unpacking their SUV for their newborn photos. Much to my surprise, I saw the box taking up half of […]

Newborn Photos | Studio | Frisco TX Photographer | The Priddy Family

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