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simple & natural

Newborn sessions

simple & natural

Newborn sessions

the days are long but the

years are short

Plano newborn photographer specializing in maternity and newborn photography

Newborn sessions that capture your baby just as they are-- perfect.

Welcoming a new baby is an incredibly intimate and emotional experience. By guiding you into posing that feels authentic and organic I am able to capture images that not only preserve what your newborn looks like but images that remind you of what it felt like to hold them in your arms. 

I specialize in photographing your newest addition in a simplistic and natural style that focuses on capturing the essence of your baby and all the tiny details that make them so special.



- Danielle

Nothing would prepare me for the overwhelming rush of emotions seeing how perfectly Amanda captured our little one

- Danielle

"Nothing would prepare me for the overwhelming rush of emotions seeing how perfectly Amanda captured our little one."

Caring for a newborn can be exhausting

your Newborn session doesn't have to be

Experience the portrait session of your dreams,
with                                                     

none of the work

Caring for a newborn can be exhausting

your Newborn session doesn't have to be

Experience the portrait session of your dreams, with 

none of the work

All signature sessions start with an in-studio styling and planning appointment.  With an entire in-studio boutique filled with options for the entire family, this step is key to keeping your session day feeling effortless and stress free. Together we will make styling and planning decisions with your final artwork in mind. This means selecting wardrobe that will compliment the colors in your home and bringing a phone snapshot of any walls you are considering hanging wall art. 



Styling & Planning Appointment

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Your Session Day

With wardrobe & planning already completed prior to your session this day becomes an intentional, fun time to make memories with your family.  Professional hair & makeup will have already been booked so all you have to do is slip into your favorite yoga pants and
t-shirt, put your hair in a mom bun and head to the studio-- or even just downstairs if you booked an on-location session. I will have your wardrobe freshly steamed and ready with your favorite Starbucks order hot and waiting for you when you arrive.

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Reveal & Ordering Appointment

Deciding what to do with your portraits can be very overwhelming which is why I created my signature design process.  Together we will select all your favorite images and talk through your ideas, design goals and long term dreams. 

My design process is unique in that gallery walls can grow with your family and albums can grow with your baby.

Because everything I do is completely custom, if you can dream it up, I can create it.




Custom Heirloom Artwork

PRESERVE YOUR MOST SACRED MOMENTS WITH

Together we can make your house      feel like               

home

Experience the          that comes from printing your photos

   joy


framing


Albums


I'm interested in


I'm interested in

Custom Heirloom Artwork

PRESERVE YOUR MOST SACRED MOMENTS WITH

Together we can make your house      feel like               

home

Experience the          that comes from printing your photos

   joy


framing


Albums


I'm interested in


I'm interested in

- DIPRIMA FAMILY

"NOTHING WOULD PREPARE ME FOR THE OVERWHELMING RUSH OF EMOTIONS SEEING HOW PERFECTLY AMANDA CAPTURED OUR LITTLE ONE."

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When I found out I was pregnant with my third I planned everything ahead of time. I knew I wanted to document it all. However, as baby's do, she had her own plan. She arrived premature, weighing only 4 lbs 9 oz.

Despite the change in timeline with my little girl's arrival Amanda made it so EASY and got baby in within days of her NICU discharge.

I would 100% recommend Amanda.

- RAY FAMILY

"IS IT POSSIBLE TO BE IN LOVE WITH YOUR PHOTOGRAPHER? IF SO WE TOTALLY ARE!"

From beginning to end Amanda was so thorough, easy to work with, and the best part, a beaming light.

The dresses she had for me to try on for pictures, props, wraps, and all the bows for my daughter were just an added bonus! We spent 3 hours together and time passed quickly because we were having so much fun.

As a new mom, you can easily get a little squirmy watching someone else with your 9 day old baby. However, Amanda made me feel the opposite. My husband and I cannot wait for the upcoming years so we can document all of our daughters milestones with Amanda.

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- SCHROY FAMILY

"AMANDA RADIATES A CONTAGIOUS JOY AND FUN PASSION WHEN SHE IS BEHIND THE CAMERA. IT WAS A BLESSING TO HAVE HER AS OUR PHOTOGRAPHER FOR OUR FIRST FAMILY PHOTOS WITH OUR DAUGHTER."

We are SO grateful for Amanda! As soon as I reached out to book a newborn session with her she was very helpful, personable, and flexible. I could tell right away that she really cared about us and our story behind the photos.

My husband & I were both so impressed with how much time and effort she put in to think through the details for each step of the process for her clients. With a new baby around, this made everything super easy & enjoyable for us! And our photos turned out so perfect!

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- SCARMARDO FAMILY

"THEY SAY “A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS,” BUT TIME AND TIME AGAIN THE PHOTOS AMANDA HAS CAPTURED OF MY FAMILY HAVE LEFT ME SPEECHLESS AND IN TEARS, ABSOLUTELY IN AWE OF THEIR BEAUTY."

Aside from being gifted behind the camera, Amanda has a fun and nurturing character that makes her maternity, newborn and family shoot styles unique from each other and so so special.

Her session styles are centered around familial needs, which allows her to capture beautiful, natural moments.

Amanda has put the tender, freely given, love and care of Christ on display from the moment we met her, and is a true joy to spend time with. We are thankful, grateful and blessed for and by Amanda!

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- Henderson Family

"I left our shoot amazed by the experience. THEN I saw the pictures. And I cried. She captured each of my children perfectly."

She captured their natural smiles, their personalities, our relationships with the kids, all of it, beautifully. 

Because of Amanda I never have to stress about finding outfits for my family of 6 or spend time figuring out what to do with my images.

Amanda walked me through her custom design process which allowed me to use our favorite photos from sessions with her over the last couple years to create 2 wall galleries in our new home... she even installed them herself!

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- KEETON FAMILY

"I WAS LITERALLY STUNNED BY ALL OF OUR PHOTOS. ALL OF THEM. I WISH I COULD PRINT EVERY SINGLE ONE."

We LOVE our photos from Amanda. Over the years we've worked with many photographers, and she is one of THE best!

I am especially sensitive about my body after having a baby, so I love that Amanda goes the extra mile by providing flattering photo-ready wardrobe options for her moms and styling advice for the best look.

Usually during photo sessions I feel a bit awkward and posed but she made all of us feel at ease and we had fun!

We treasure your work and couldn't give a higher recommendation.

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- BEILMAN FAMILY

"AMANDA NOT ONLY CREATES PRICELESS IMAGES, BUT SHE CREATES PRICELESS MEMORIES TOO."

Amanda Carter is hands-down the BEST photographer that I've ever worked with. She is very kind and funny, which puts the whole family at ease. And as a bonus she is wonderful with children!

When I look back at the photos that she's taken of us, it brings back such good memories of a fun day together with my family. 

I cannot recommend her enough!

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- HARRIS FAMILY

"WE’VE HAD THREE SESSIONS SO FAR IN OUR BABY’S FIRST YEAR COLLECTIVE AND WE COULDN’T BE HAPPIER!"

We love shooting with Amanda! Her photos are beautiful and she is amazing at capturing all the little details. She is so patient with all of our family members and is wonderful with our boys!

She has an incredible moms closet, filled with gorgeous dresses to wear during shoots! Ladies, it is so nice not to have to search high and low for a dress being pregnant and afterward when you are seriously sleep deprived!

We are so excited to see our baby’s next few sessions and watch our baby grow over this first year. This is such a precious time in our little boys life and I’m so glad that we are able capture it with Amanda!

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- BONEAU FAMILY

"EQUALLY AS IMPORTANT TO HER TALENT IS HOW PERSONNEL SHE MAKES THE SESSIONS AND YOUR EXPERIENCE. HER ATTENTION TO DETAIL BLEW MY MIND AWAY."

I had an instant connection with Amanda and I knew God crossed our paths intentionally. Amanda is an absolutely phenomenal photographer. She is intentional with the entire family.

I was so worried about how my 4 year old was going to act during our session and Amanda made a point to focus on him and he fell in love with her from the moment we opened the door.

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- DAVIS FAMILY

"SHE MADE US FEEL INCREDIBLY WELCOME IN HER PERSONAL STUDIO, SHE WAS SO WARM AND KIND, AND SHE IS A BABY WHISPERER. I LOVED LOVED LOVED THIS SHOOT WITH HER."

I just got my newborn photos back from Amanda and I’m speechless!!

I told her I was wishing for a picture of my toddler and new baby together but didn’t think it was possible...she didn’t just get me one she got me several gorgeous photos!!

The sweet moments she captured I’ll cherish forever.

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signature session investment

A luxury portrait experience perfect for expectant moms, newborns, & families. Available on-location -or- in my natural light studio.

whats included:

-Planning appointment held at the studio with personalized styling

-Use of my curated studio wardrobe collection for your entire family

-Professional hair & makeup

-Full portrait session 

-The editing and enhancing of your images (45+ images)

-Design & ordering appointment held at the studio to choose your final artwork

-Complimentary artwork installation

Session fee: $350

*All artwork & digital images purchased separately. Clients expect to invest $1,100+ on their custom artwork & digital images.

*All artwork & digital images purchased separately. Clients expect to invest $1,100+ on their custom artwork & digital images.

Only 4 signature sessions are offered monthly. I strongly encourage booking early to secure your due date.

book my session

-Planning appointment held at the studio with personalized styling
-Use of my curated studio wardrobe collection for your entire family
-Professional hair & makeup
-Full portrait session 
-The editing and enhancing of your images (45+ images)
-Design & ordering appointment to choose your final artwork
-Complimentary in-home wall art installation 

For the mom that wan'ts to remember

every precious milestone

Baby's first year collective

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