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Jenny Macy Photography


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Of all the things – why family photography? Great question. Why family photography? I love helping families capture the fleeting moments before them, firstly. As a new mom myself, I find myself trying to savor all of these sweet moments right along with you! I know when someone takes the time out of their day […]

March 15, 2022

Why Family Photography?

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What NOT to wear to a family photo session If you follow my posts, you know I’m always talking about what to wear for your family photo session, but what about the things to avoid? Sometimes it’s easier to just what NOT to do, rather than the millions of possibilities of what would look amazing, […]

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Tips for choosing the best location for your family photo session Here are some tips to consider when you’re choosing a photo location for your next family photo shoot! Privacy This is one main factor to take into account! A Crowded location is not ideal for many reasons. First of all, it very hard to […]

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Let’s get right down to it! Have you ever felt a little apprehensive to book a family photography session because your not sure how your husband will take it? Perhaps they give you a little push back because they dread getting in front of a camera and “smiling.” Maybe they will say something like, “Honey, […]

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How to Prepare for Your Cloudy Photography Session (and how it will be beautiful!) Has this ever happened to you? It’s the night before our photography session and the weather calls for clouds, maybe a few rain showers. It’s okay because I’ve got you covered with some awesome tips on how to prepare for a […]

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Have you ever seen some family photography sessions and you just think, “How?!?” How do they all look so happy and relaxed and beautiful? Well, I’ve got some secrets for you today. The secrets behind the clothing, the carefree feeling, the laughter and the cuddles. Your family can definitely have these kinds of photos too, […]

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I know it is important to may people that you look your best in family photos to create lasting memories. But sometimes, attempting to create these perfect photos can be pretty stressful. Allow me to share some tips to help you have stress free family photos this year. Rest, Rest, Rest! Getting enough sleep the […]

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PHOTOSHOOTS WITH SIBLINGS AND TODDLERS  Have you ever thought, “I’m scared to book a session because my toddler won’t behave or participate”? Let me help ease your mind when it comes to photoshoots with siblings and toddlers. Let them be their natural selves. When a new sibling comes into the world, the older sibling is […]

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How to Organize your Family Photos Anyone else have terrible anxiety thinking about the amount of unorganized photos you have? Let me give you some tips and tricks to show you how to organize your family photos! Trust me, I understand the headache. I’ve finally worked out a system now that works fairly well for […]

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Capturing those happy moments when you have first decided to get married is such a special time! You might want to book an engagement session photoshoot to create some amazing memories for yourselves, or, perhaps, you want to make your engagement announcements the best they can be. Whatever your reasons may be for booking an […]

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