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Tales of motherhood, business ownership, and family. 








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 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

What a precious family! One thing that stood out to me about this quintet is the way that they lovingly speak to one another. They really share a bond that is even more than just family…they are bonded to one another and share such a sweet connection. Meet mom and dad, and their littles: Diego, […]

Ask Paula, Children, Family, Mini Sessions, Studio

September 8, 2022

Fort Worth Family Session

A pair of sweet sisters was the right way to start my day! I loved working with these precious little ones. Mom (Heather) was a delight, and so kind and friendly. Heather is mom to two year old Trinity, and newborn Isabella. Both girls are so sweet. Trinity loves Minnie Mouse and Spiderman and loves […]

Baby Plan, Children, Family, Mommy & Me, Newborn, Studio

August 19, 2022

Sweet New Sister Session | Newborn Dallas Fort Worth Photographer