The Journal

Tales of motherhood, business ownership, and family. 








Are you an expectant mom this winter? If you’re preparing to welcome a baby in the late winter and early spring, you may be wondering whether an in-studio maternity session is right for you. Here in Texas, outdoor sessions are lovely for much of the year, but the winter weather can pose challenges for moms-to-be. […]

Maternity, Studio

November 22, 2023

Why to do an Indoor Winter Maternity Session

Pregnancy deserves to be celebrated and cherished in every possible way. For expecting mothers, pregnancy is filled with excitement, anticipation, and an abundance of emotions. What better way to immortalize this unique chapter of life than through the art of in-studio maternity portraits? These photographs not only celebrate the beauty of the mom-to-be, but also […]

Maternity, Studio

July 26, 2023

Why Studio Maternity Portraits?

Those mamas of boys are somethin’ special. They have to be strong yet sensitive, able to handle the occasional chaos, and they’ve got a little grit for the rough and tumble work of having little guys. This mom is handling it all with amazing ease, and truly makes it look effortless. She is not only […]

Ask Paula, Baby Plan, Children, Family, Newborn, Studio, Welcome

November 20, 2022

Truong Family | Newborn Session in Fort Worth

The special bond of sisters is always something that I treasure. No matter the age distance between sisters, they just share something special and wonderful that I feel lucky to witness each time I photograph them. Little Lusay was recently welcomed to the family, and her big sister Lydia couldn’t be happier. Lydia (named after […]

Ask Paula, Baby Plan, Children, Family, Newborn, Studio, Welcome

November 11, 2022

Banda Family Newborn Session

Mom (Natalie) arrived to this session prepared and excited to celebrate such a special milestone. I loved working with their wonderful family, and little Wyatt is precious. Wyatt was named after the famous Wyatt Earp because his daddy loves old western movies and that era in history. I loved learning that little tidbit. “Wyatt is […]

Ask Paula, Birthday, Cake Smash Session, Children, Studio, Welcome

November 3, 2022

Wyatt’s One Year Old Session