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I'm Ellen, a photographer that loves capturing your most precious moments and is currently trying to convince her husband to get a golden-doodle - because life with two small kids isn't crazy enough. 

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Things to Do in Auburn-Opelika

Botanic, a horticultural haven, opened its doors in Opelika last week. It is a must-experience for all locals.

Botanic – Just What We Need

Things to Do in Auburn

a brown rooster standing next to a raised bed of plants

This sweet duo joined me for a morning maternity session.

Auburn Arboretum Maternity Session

This field and wildflower patch at Ag Heritage Park at Auburn University might be my favorite place to photograph families these days. The field behind the ‘Red Barn’ on AU’s campus, known officially as Ag Heritage Park at Auburn University, is a picturesque spot on the expansive 30-acre park. I love hunting for new locations […]

A Simple Saturday Morning Maternity Session

pregnant mother in an open green field with her two young children

One of the most common questions I get is “what do we wear for our photos?” I’ve solved this problem with a client closet, but here are some tips if you want to curate outfits yourself!

Four Tips for Choosing Outfits for Family Photos – Fall Edition

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a rainbow of dresses hanging in a row

This short and sweet summer session is perfect for family photography in Auburn, AL!

Summer Wildflower Sessions

young boy and mother sitting in golden hour wildflower field

- Tatum

"Take the pictures with Ellen! The end product will be beautiful, and the shoot itself will be fun, quick, and painless, even with reluctant toddlers." 

"We felt totally relaxed and comfortable during our session"

- Lindsey

"I loved that you had props on deck for the family to play with. [Ellen] can get all the pictures even if you have a zoo with you! Trust the process because it is worth it in the end to have all the memories!"

"I loved your calm,
go-with-the-flow vibe" 

- Hope

"If you are looking for a great photographer who also makes the session fun, I would highly recommend Ellen!" 

"This was by far the most fun I've had taking pictures!"

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