Thanks so much for considering me for the honor of creating beautiful photos for your family. It is my hope that together we craft not only awesome memories, but gorgeous, timeless images as well.
My style is photo journalistic, I love capturing families playing, snuggling, being goofy, and just loving on each other. I will always do my best to get that one desired shot of everyone looking and smiling at me, but will for the most part, be giving piggyback rides to your kids, encouraging dads to show off their kid-flipping skills, having little ones give moms their BEST hugs EVER, and fun stuff like that.
Licensed professional makeup artist and esthetician specializing in bridal and photography makeup with over 10 years experience in the beauty industry.
Shirlee takes the most pride in making her client feel beautiful from the inside out.
She has been a licensed Cosmetologist since 2007, specializing in event/photography hairstyling since 2013.
Whether you need a style for a wedding, Quinceañera, photos or just a night out on the town, she’s got you covered, and will travel to you.
I have partnered up with some of the area's most talented beauty professionals to offer a complete beauty experience for my maternity moms.
My hair and make-up professionals are on-call, to make sure you feel completely flawless before your session.
Their services can be added to any session upon request.
Want to know our #1 favorite ways to make sure you have glowing skin for your session?
One of the easiest and least expensive ways to look your best is to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!
Seriously, trust me on this one...in the days leading up to your session, try to increase your water intake. You will be amazed at how beautifully your skin will be glowing for your pictures!
Your session includes exclusive access to our extensive wardrobe of pre and postpartum gowns for moms, as well as pieces for little girls.
If you'd rather plan your session styling yourself, we also offer full styling assistance to help you put everything together
We gladly offer 2 options for your session location.
Our In-Studio sessions are perfect if you are looking for timeless images of your belly. Our extensive selection of maternity gowns and beautiful backdrops is sure to make your session stunning.
We also offer our outdoor maternity sessions. These sessions are perfect if you are looking for something more rustic and dreamy and are held at one of our approved outdoor locations in the evenings before sunset.
Hair and Make-up services are added to any session for an additional fee
We love babies around here so much that we offer a little discount if you add a newborn session to any of our maternity sessions.
Our BUMP TO BABY bundle includes
Signature Maternity Experience
Signature Newborn Experience
10 images from each session
Yes absolutely! We have partnered up with an amazing hair stylist and makeup artist. Their services can be added on to any of my sessions for an additional fee.
They will come to your location before the session and completely pamper you! I highly recommend adding them to your session, so you can worry about one less thing for your session!
I prefer to decide morning of if we are going to proceed with the session or not. If it still is scheduled to rain day of, due to equipment being so pricey and fragile, I do not risk the chance of it getting wet. There will be no reschedule fee due to the weather. :)
In order to get those creamy, dreamy backgrounds and soft, beautiful skin tones, I prefer to schedule sessions the last two hours before sunset. This is called the "Golden Hour" where all that magic happens! But if your an early bird we can do a sunrise session!
After you session we will usually do a sneak peak after a day or two. We are never that patient enough to fully edit the gallery without sharing some of our favorite on social media. Most of our portrait galleries are due in 7-14 days but during our busy season it could take longer. Our weddings take longer as their are so many images to go through.
I sure do! My Boutique Print Shop which is filled with hand-picked items from albums and wall art, to notecards, and print sets, You can pick the perfect ways to display your beautiful images throught your home.
Oh my goodness, please do! I love photographing families with their sweet furbaby! My only advice if you do so is to bring an extra hand along to hold the leash, so you don't feel like you have to leave him/her in the car while we finish out the session. I usually like to do those images first.
Just as important as the weather is that everyone being photographed be feeling 100%. There isn't anything worse than an unhappy and sick feeling child - they especially do not want to be in front of a camera.
At the first sign that your kids aren't well, please give me a call.
If your little one has a favorite lovie they want to bring, such as a blanket or stuffed animal, let them bring it. I will incorporate a few shots at the end of your session with it to capture this sweet time in their childhood.
Amber is San Antonio’s Elite Family + Newborn Photographer. She has been spoiling her clients and serving the local area from her home-studio for the last 8 years. She is a certified Accredited Professional Newborn Photographer, has passed several safety courses, and will be completing her degree in photography 2022. Amber’s award- winning work has been featured in numerous international photography publications.