Middle Tennessee newborn & maternity photographer
Hey, guys! I'm Taylor. I am a published & award-winning newborn & maternity photographer based out of Manchester, Tennessee, PRO MAKEUP ARTIST, wife, boy mom and proud affiliate photographer for NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP.
As a mother, I have experienced just how fast childhood goes by. We have a newborn for 6 weeks, a baby for one year, toddler for a couple years and a young child for 8-12 years. They grow up so fast! It's a blessing to experience each age as the grow but it's also one of the hardest parts of motherhood. Each stage blossoms then quickly changes right before our eyes.
With my first child, I was young and didn't know the importance of photographing who he was then. He is 10 now and I don't remember much from when he was a baby. I have a case of mom brain and struggle to remember things like that. Regretfully, I don't even have any maternity pictures of when he was in my belly. After years of trying to conceive my second, I knew how fortunate I was to have the means to photograph him at the newborn stage. Only 9 months have passed and I'm still in awe by how much he has changed. Seeing those pictures of my belly and how small of a newborn he was, brings up so many emotions.
Giving myself, and my clients, these precious pictures to have forever is the most rewarding part of my career. I have had moms cry in the studio when they see me style their baby. I know just how important these little babies are to you. Providing such a unique service that brings that kind of joy to a new family is why I work so hard. I am constantly learning how I can grow artistically and professionally. Offering the best experience for expecting & new families is highly valued in my business.
WHAT IS NILMDTS?
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (NILMDTS), a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, provides the free gift of professional portraiture to families suffering a still birth or early infant loss. The mission of NILMDTS is to introduce remembrance photography to parents suffering the loss of a baby with the free gift of professional portraiture. We believe these images serve as an important step in the family’s healing journey by honoring their child’s legacy.