The Best of 2018 Births

What. A. Year. 2018 was the most pleasant sneak attack as a birth photographer. We welcomed our 3rd born on February 28, so I knew that I’d slow down just a little bit after delivery. And I did…for about 4 weeks. The first two births I shot were in April and both fell at 5…

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Annie’s Newborn Portraits At Home

Happy Friday! I’m thrilled to share this precious family session with you and to introduce their baby girl, Annie. Of course, if you asked her big brother, Houston, her name is Dot! Annie’s mom told me the cutest story about Houston while we were in her home. Houston prayed last January that he’d have a…

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  • gwen priceNovember 17, 2018 - 4:29 pm

    Gorgeous pictures! I think that Annie will probably be forever known as Dot!  I love the stories behind your photos, Carmen. :o) ReplyCancel

Downtown Birmingham Maternity Session

The moment I get an email about maternity portraits, I get very excited! The last few weeks of pregnancy should absolutely be celebrated and documented. These portraits are not only keepsakes for you and your partner, but your children as well. Can’t you just see siblings gathered together, sifting through old photographs and discovering their…

A Colorful And Classic 1 Year Shoot

My first questions when I meet a family for a 1 year shoot: is he/she walking yet and can I see the outfits you brought. A newly walking 1 year old can make shooting slightly more challenging with the chasing around, but it can also lead to some adorable moments mid-walk. Who doesn’t love to…

Our Beach Vacation on Film

Back in May, we took our first week long vacation in years. The last several years we’ve only been able to take long weekends, so a full week on vacation was a dream! It had been just 10 weeks since Margaret was born, so we were very much still in the “we just had a…

  • gwen priceAugust 7, 2018 - 7:39 pm

    Great pictures, Carmen. Your family is just beautiful. Pictures of them always make my heart smile. Thanks for sharing. Gwen Price, FBC, Clanton. :o) ReplyCancel

    • carmenbmichaelAugust 7, 2018 - 10:18 pm

      Gwen, thank you so much! I always appreciate your kind words.ReplyCancel

  • GingerAugust 8, 2018 - 8:20 am

    Beautiful family!!!ReplyCancel

    • carmenbmichaelAugust 16, 2018 - 4:14 pm

      Thank you so much Ginger!ReplyCancel