Family Photographer in Auburn, AL

A real, organic, and joyful family photography experience for sentimental families. 
Based in Auburn, AL. Available for travel in the Southeast. 

I think we all know the feeling of hoping for just one good photo after a photography session.

What if you walked away with a gallery of images where you loved 

I'm not a regular photographer, I'm a fun photographer. (Mean Girls anyone?)

I want your session to feel anything but ordinary. I want you to look forward to our time together, feel relaxed in front of the camera, and end up with photos that look amazing and make you feel something. 

We are a good fit if: 

✓ you love ethereal images with a timeless feel
✓ you love a soft tones and a neutral aesthetic
✓ you want your family beautifully and cohesively styled  
✓ you wish someone could capture the beautiful, intimate moments you have with your children every day
✓ you love a photographer that laughs and is playful with your children
✓ you want to finally get your photos OFF your device and onto your walls

What it's like to work with me. 

Celebrate your family's magical everyday moments with ethereal, timeless images you will enjoy for years to come. 

Every step of my process is designed to make things easier for you. I offer a client closet with elevated casual mama dresses and kid's clothes in a range of sizes and assist with wardrobe to make sure your photos look their best. I 'get' little kids and how to get the best pictures of your family without a lot of fuss. 
I interact with your family in a way that helps me authentically document the intimate, intangible beauty in the everyday of parenthood. 

I will walk you through each step of the way to make sure your photo session is stress-free and you will have dreamy photos that make even the most ordinary (or chaotic) moments of your session feel special. 

My Process

You choose if you want to have your session at home or at one of my carefully scouted outdoor locations around the area. 


Access to my client wardrobe with flattering dresses for mama and options for children under 5T, and assistance styling the rest of your family for a cohesive, timeless look. 

Every collection includes artwork or printed product. Your magical memories deserve more than sitting on your camera roll or in the cloud. 



Creative fee for all sessions is $350. 
The creative session fee is due to reserve your place on my calendar and covers planning and preparation for your session, and the session time with Ellen. 

Creative fee does NOT include printed product or digital images.
Clients will select a collection for printed product and digital files from their session.
Collections begin at $500

"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."


"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."



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