One of my favorite parts of being an in-home newborn photographer, is my tired new mothers get to enjoy their own homes and space while I work with baby!

As a mother of four beautiful children and one among the Utah newborn photographers, I know how hard those first weeks can be and how I can best serve my new mommas out there. Instead of making you get up and out of your house to have your newborn’s photos taken, I come straight to you!!!

Months ago, Kaily and Jake asked their little Reed what they should name his baby brother. And somehow the name Luke stuck! It wasn’t Kaily’s first choice, but as soon as she saw her little boy, she kept saying “he really is a Luke!!” Little baby Luke’s Fresh 48 Newborn Session in the Intermountain Heath Care in Murry, Utah was about as precious as it could get with his two older siblings constantly hugging him, caressing him, and giving soft kisses while whispering “I love you baby Luke.”

I remember when I had my baby girl just a little over a year ago, I had the hardest time deciding between doing birth photography or a fresh 48 session. A session where the photographer comes in to photograph a piece of those first two days as a family. But after lots of thinking and praying…

With my baby girl on the way, I decided to try out some newborn photography. After all, I had everything I needed except a backdrop and a wrap and those would be cheaper to buy than paying someone else to do it for me. Ya’ll. Newborn photography is NO JOKE….

Newborn photography is HARD work! It’s one thing to take photographs of predictable adults who are even tempered and a completely different thing to take photographs of a newborn. Nothing about them is predictable. They cry when they want and you can’t reason with them, you can try to soothe them but it may not […]

Me and Jacci… we go way back. We were best friends back in high school and we ended up marrying brothers. Then we both ended up divorcing…

Little Brayleigh is the sweetest little 2 month old baby. She has the most amazing mother who spends so much time just wanting to make sure she’s happy and comfortable. When Brayleigh struggles and cries, Lara gently bounces her while whispering “shhhhh” in her ear and it calms the cries and comforts Brayleigh. Lara was […]




I strive to capture photographs that feel authentically you–and they should be more than an everyday snapshot. Being photographed can be a dance between who you are and the dressed-up version of who you want to be. As a mama of four littles and a bride before that, I’ve been in your shoes before. Here’s my question to you: 

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