The Journal

Tales of motherhood, business ownership, and family. 








If you’re an expectant mother, you know that maternity portraits are an important part of the unique process, and a very special milestone! I love capturing this time for all the sweet moms and their babies-to-be. I offer two types of maternity sessions; outdoor, on-location sessions, and indoor, bohemian studio sessions in my signature style. […]

Ask Paula, Maternity

September 24, 2023

What type of maternity session is right for me? 

As a parent, you’re no stranger to the joy and wonder that your children bring into your life every day. From their first steps to their curious exploration of the world, you want to capture every precious moment. While smartphones and digital cameras make it easier than ever to snap photos of your kids, there’s […]

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September 14, 2023

How to Get Great Snapshots of Your Kids (and why a Professional is best!)

Here in the heart of Dallas/Fort Worth, capturing the essence of family, the anticipation of maternity, and the joy of children is an art that thrives on the perfect backdrop. As a passionate photographer, I am always on the hunt for a location that will inspire beautiful photographs but also tell a compelling story. Here’s […]

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August 25, 2023

What do I look for in a Location?

You may have heard the term “golden hour”, and wondered what it meant.  The “golden hour” refers to the period of time shortly before sunset when the sun is low in the sky, creating soft, warm, and flattering lighting conditions. This time of day is popular for family photos (as well as many other types […]

Ask Paula, Family, Maternity

August 22, 2023

What’s So Special About Golden Hour?

The importance of styling in a family photo session cannot be overstated. The outfits you choose for your family can significantly impact the overall look and feel of the photographs, as well as the emotions they evoke. Styling goes beyond mere fashion; it is an art form that helps to visually tell the story of […]

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July 25, 2023

How Does Styling Work for Your Session? | Dallas Fort Worth Family and Newborn Photography