Meet Athena- Pittsboro Baby Photographer

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Almost seven months ago, we welcomed this beautiful girl into the world.  Athena Marie is my third child but my only daughter.  She brings a wonderful, new perfectly-pink dimension to our family and the love we share.

I planned on easing back to work when she was three months old and then four months and then days turned to weeks and weeks to months until I realized how quickly time was passing and I could easily “be on maternity leave” until she left for Kindergarten.  I’m very grateful that most of being a photographer is spent in front of the computer where I can hold her or watch her play.  Now I’m ready and excited to get back behind the camera and photograph lots of new faces.
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Katie Smith PhotographerPittsboro Baby Photographer, Katie Smith is a family photographer located in Chatham County, North Carolina.
She serves the Piedmont including Chapel Hill, Apex, Burlington, Sanford, and Greensboro.
She never knew how much she loved pink until she had a baby girl but she still loves getting dirty and bug collecting with her boys.

Together Again

I’ve had the joy of photographing quite a few homecomings here at Fort Hood, Texas.  Usually it’s this big group and everyone is packed on a field or in a gym with the deejay blaring “YMCA” or “What does the Fox say?”  There’s fanfare and speeches and it’s really exciting.

But there’s also the smaller homecomings that are so much more quiet and intimate.  The ones where it’s only a handful of soldiers coming in at the little airport.  I honestly love this kind just as much.  Not only does the airport have amazing lighting but it’s peaceful and laidback.  There’s no crowd to fight through and you don’t have to worry about people interupting the moment or stepping into the shot.  It’s just a different kind of beautiful experience.
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Tattoo Model Session: Chapel Hill NC

I love tattoos.  I love the stories behind them.  My tattoo is on my left hip, a heart and four-leaf clover that I got when I was 18 and out on a date with my then-fiance/now-husband.  When we were dating, I could spot a four-leaf clover just by walking past it.  Ah… those teenage days when all you need was love and luck to be happy.  Sooner or later, I’ll be getting a second tattoo… something that describes my sons and my love for photography.  I just haven’t been able to decide what design and camera gear is always higher on my list of wants.

Speaking of tattoos, I met this beautiful tattoo model recently to update her modeling portfolio.  Although I specialize in family and couples photography, it’s always fun to try something different.  I loved trying new posing and being able to sculpt the lighting.  She’s so naturally beautiful and I know she has a great career in front of her.

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Katie Smith offers beauty photography near Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
She serves Apex, Pittsboro, Sanford, and the surrounding area.
She specializes in family and couples photography but loves stepping out of her comfort zone with models.
Ready to book, email!