Why a Family Photographer?


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I’ve been working as a family and newborn photographer for almost 3 years now. I feel it is helpful for me to clarify the question, why should I hire a photographer who specializes in family photography for my family’s photography session? Is it really helpful or can I hire any photographer?


Each and every “type” of photographer (for example, wedding, newborn) are gifted in the area for which they specialize. I, as a newborn and family photographer, have extensive experience photographing families as well as newborns with siblings of various age ranges. A lot of thought and intentional planning has gone into how a family session should flow and function.

You can certainly have a good session experience with someone who does not specialize in families. If you trust that photographer and know their work, it may be worth it to you to schedule with them! But there are loads of benefits and peace of mind to scheduling with someone who is trained in what you are looking for. One benefit to speak of is your session can go a LOT more smoothly with someone who understands families.

Children oftentimes respond best to directions when accompanied with games and playing. These are both two elements that I incorporate into my sessions. Sessions with children don’t have to be stressful- they really can be fun. Both in my training in family sessions, and experience with my own children, I know how to make that happen!

Reserve your spot with Jessica Pohly as your Huntsville Photographer

Jessica Pohly is a Huntsville photographer, that has specialized in newborn and family photography for over 3 years. If you would like to reserve your 2024 family, maternity, or newborn session, at various locations around north Alabama,  contact me here. I will respond with an email shortly!

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