portraits

Whether you are looking to capture gorgeous images of your precious family, your badass brand, or just your sweet, sassy self, portrait sessions are the way to go.

We believe in keeping things simple, and that means making you feel comfortable, beautiful, and heard throughout our entire process.

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Our portrait sessions involve a lot of games (not icky, school portrait posing!), laughter, and endearingly odd compliments. If you've ever wanted to have your own personal positive paparazzi, you've come to the right place.

We have the pep of a soccer mom in the stands, the passion of a pastor on Sunday morning, and all the quirkiness of Leslie Knope in a waffle store.

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we're multitalented

Remember picture day at school when the photographer would micro-pose you until you felt like a puppet on a string?

Yeah, we are SO over that. Our photography sessions are more about real joy and authenticity than everything being absolutely perfect. We'd rather see a KILLER smile than have every hair in place.

Expect to get silly with us. We like to dance, laugh, and make you yell funny words at each other. (Trust us, it's a blast.)

We don't want to toot our own horn but  -- toot, toot! We are not only experience with family photography, newborn photography, and senior portraits; we also team up with creative entrepreneurs and small business. We just have a passion for making people look good -- period.

And if we can make you FEEL good along the way, well that's just extra whipped cream on the waffle.

playing > posing

Engagement sessions are some of our favorites to shoot. We love getting to know each of our couples personally throughout the process. Our engagement sessions usually last between an hour to an hour and a half, depending on your needs. We encourage outfit changes, and even location changes if time allows.

We get excited to shoot at places that are special to you and your partner — the coffee shop where you had your first date, the mountaintop where they proposed, or even your own house. 

We take a playful, candid style to posing, and most of the session will be spent playing games and telling stories. Literally. We play games. You’ve never had your photo taken quite like this before.





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1 HOUR | $250 | 25 IMAGES
1.5 HOURS | $350 | 30 IMAGES

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Sometimes you just need to do something for YOU. Lifestyle sessions are all about letting loose and being, well, yourself! We can do lifestyle sessions in your home or out and about, depending on your mood!

1/2 HOUR | $125 | 10 IMAGES
1 HOUR | $250 | 25 IMAGES

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BRANDING

We also do lifestyle-inspired branding images for small businesses and creative entrepreneurs. We will put you in your best light to showcase your personality and talents on your website, social accounts, or print collateral.

If you are an individual or company looking for repeat social media sessions, reach out and ask us about our monthly subscription for small businesses.

1/2 HOUR | $125 | 10 IMAGES
1 HOUR | $250 | 25 IMAGES
1.5 HOURS | $350 | 30 IMAGES

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Yep, we can get REAL smiles, even from your surly teen. (We all went through a phase, right?) Half the time the smiles are because I was doing something totally ridiculous behind the camera. Our family photography sessions are always really fun and relaxed. We love playing games like telephone and asking questions like “who’s always sneaking bites of your birthday cake from the fridge?”. We make the whole process very easy with styling tips, and a step-by-step guide from booking straight through until you receive your images.
If you are an individual or company looking for repeat social media sessions, reach out and ask us about our monthly subscription for small businesses.

1/2 HOUR | $125 | 10 IMAGES
1 HOUR | $250 | 25 IMAGES
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I spent a whole year in a newborn photography studio being formally trained to handle and photograph newborn babies. My top concern is always, always safety. Babies are not props; they are people. And I only advocate for poses when I or my team have been properly trained on the safety measures associated with the pose. Newborn photo sessions take place in your home and we will bring our bean bag and other accessories for you to choose from. We have swaddles, baskets, blankets, and backdrops!

2 HOURS | $450 | 15 IMAGES
3 HOURS | $650 | 25 IMAGES

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Whether it's a birthday party, corporate event, or convention, we are ready to capture it. We enjoy shooting in our hometown of Nashville, but we are also used to traveling with our equipment should you need us elsewhere.

Events really allow us to showcase our ninja skills. We are great at doing our job in a way that doesn't disrupt your meetings, presentations, or fun. We are polite enough to know when to blend in and personable enough to get the best shots of your guests, attendees, or colleagues.

2 HOURS | $450
3 HOURS | $650 
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We’ve all been there. It’s not weird. In fact, we think it’s important to make sure you, I don’t know, uh… like us first? So consider this your invitation to do some casual internet creepin’. Check us out on Facebook and Instagram, too. Hit that follow button late night, slide into those DMs, scroll too far back on our feed and accidentally like an image from 2004.

Do some light stalking.

Frick. We get it. Getting out of your comfort zone is hard, and first impressions are so dang nerve-wracking.

Let us help you feel better by saying we are waiting on you! We want to hear all about your plans and your bae and your latest Netflix binge.

Break the ice!

Yeah, you are way out of our league. We are just happy to be here. 

If you decide you like us and our work, we wanna move forward and make this thing official! We will send you a quote and sign our contract. Then you are freaking IN!

Make it official!

(Yup! Wanna go do karate in the garage?)

And just in case you were afraid we’d win your heart and then ghost you, don’t worry. We are invested in your story now — and we LOVE a good story. So feel free to ask us questions, tag us in your Facebook posts, and send us all the memes. Even if it isn’t about photography.

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Friends?

We love educating our clients leading up to the session date. You can expect emails from us detailing everything from what to expect during your session to outfit choices. 

Service is our thing so if you have questions at any point in the process, just shoot us an email!

Let's Do This Thing!

You can order prints directly from your final gallery. Choose your images, sizes, and paper quality directly from the website. If you are looking for a great way to preserve your memories, we also offer heirloom albums. Just favorite the images you'd like featured in the album and we will weave them together for you.

We Make Prints and Albums a Breeze.

We know this is the best part and we do our best to get your images to do ASAP. We always provide a sneak peek to you a couple days after your session so you can share on social media. We will deliver a preliminary online gallery to you about a week after your session date. You'll chose which images you want retouched from there. Final images will be delivered online between about 3 weeks from the date you select your favorites.

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

baby chaz

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one year cake smash

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Hair & Makeup :: Behind the Veil, LLC / Florist :: Rhonda Kaplan / Wedding Planner/Day of Coordinator :: Leslie Jefferson of Wedding Savvy, Inc. / Rings :: David Levi & Sons of San Diego, CA / DJ/Band :: C&J Entertainment / Agency / Caterer :: Ken’s Creative Kitchen / Gown designer/retailer :: Romona Keveza / Bridesmaids Dresses :: Weddington Way / Invitations :: Minted / Transportation :: Annapolis Transportation Solutions & American Limousine / Wedding Cake :: Fiona’s Cakes / Cake Topper :: Etsy

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ashley & jeremy

Four Seasons Scottsdale

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Hair & Makeup :: Behind the Veil, LLC / Florist :: Rhonda Kaplan / Wedding Planner/Day of Coordinator :: Leslie Jefferson of Wedding Savvy, Inc. / Rings :: David Levi & Sons of San Diego, CA / DJ/Band :: C&J Entertainment / Agency / Caterer :: Ken’s Creative Kitchen / Gown designer/retailer :: Romona Keveza / Bridesmaids Dresses :: Weddington Way / Invitations :: Minted / Transportation :: Annapolis Transportation Solutions & American Limousine / Wedding Cake :: Fiona’s Cakes / Cake Topper :: Etsy

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maria & jason

Martha's Seaview Suites

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grace & frank

ST. PAUL'S OVERLOOK

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jamie & oliver

Hair & Makeup :: Behind the Veil, LLC / Florist :: Rhonda Kaplan / Wedding Planner/Day of Coordinator :: Leslie Jefferson of Wedding Savvy, Inc. / Rings :: David Levi & Sons of San Diego, CA / DJ/Band :: C&J Entertainment / Agency / Caterer :: Ken’s Creative Kitchen / Gown designer/retailer :: Romona Keveza / Bridesmaids Dresses :: Weddington Way / Invitations :: Minted / Transportation :: Annapolis Transportation Solutions & American Limousine / Wedding Cake :: Fiona’s Cakes / Cake Topper :: Etsy

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HISTORIC EVERGREEN MUSEUM

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monique & lee

Hair & Makeup :: Behind the Veil, LLC / Florist :: Rhonda Kaplan / Wedding Planner/Day of Coordinator :: Leslie Jefferson of Wedding Savvy, Inc. / Rings :: David Levi & Sons of San Diego, CA / DJ/Band :: C&J Entertainment / Agency / Caterer :: Ken’s Creative Kitchen / Gown designer/retailer :: Romona Keveza / Bridesmaids Dresses :: Weddington Way / Invitations :: Minted / Transportation :: Annapolis Transportation Solutions & American Limousine / Wedding Cake :: Fiona’s Cakes / Cake Topper :: Etsy

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COLORADO SPRINGS RESORT

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Our family has been photographed by Tessa since I was pregnant with our son. We have no interest in using anyone else! Indoor, outdoor, posed, candid... everything she captures is beautiful and authentic to us. Tessa is a natural with kids and really makes adults feel relaxed. We LOVE documenting our family and can't wait for the next opportunity!

-- Erin, Brent, Chaz, and Ted

"Tessa is a natural with kids and really makes adults feel relaxed."

Tessa did a wonderful job with my daughter’s ninth month old photo shoot. Photos are precious. Highly recommend.

-- Anna

The Photos are precious. Highly recommend.

THEY HAVE THE KINDEST THINGS TO SAY

We had Tessa do one-week photos of our baby girl, and once again, we were THRILLED with the outcome of her work. Every photo in our album can truly be considered frame and canvas-worthy! Adelaide Street not only showcased our baby in a beautiful series of photos, but they are so good with babies in general. They know how to calm, soothe and help your little ones feel comfortable for the session, which results in the most precious photos. Tessa is a true artist and knows just the right poses and props to create perfection. 

Holly, Kyle, and Baby Clara

they are so good with babies...

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