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What to expect during your newborn session – Chattanooga newborn photography

By Melissa Gallagher / June 12, 2014 / Comments Off on What to expect during your newborn session – Chattanooga newborn photography

Newborn photography is a special discipline within portraiture that not every photographer can do well – it is about so much more than a technical knowledge of photography and lighting and having the right equipment.  It requires patience and confidence.  It requires an intimate understanding of a newborn’s world – and the world they’ve spent…

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What to Expect During Your Newborn Session – Chattanooga Newborn Photography

By Melissa Gallagher / September 10, 2013 / 2 Comments

Newborn photography is a special discipline within portraiture that not every photographer can do well – it is about so much more than a technical knowledge of photography and lighting and having the right equipment.  It requires patience and confidence.  It requires an intimate understanding of a newborn’s world – and the world they’ve spent…

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Wedding Planning Tips: Finding a Venue . Metro Atlanta Area . Atlanta Wedding Photographers

By Melody Hood / October 4, 2012 / Comments Off on Wedding Planning Tips: Finding a Venue . Metro Atlanta Area . Atlanta Wedding Photographers

Finding the perfect venue is one of the most difficult tasks when planning your wedding. What’s your style? How do you want your wedding to look? Do you want to go with a theme (vintage, industrial, modern, urban, rustic, country, simple, elegant, etc…)? What kind of experience do you want for your guests? For yourself?…

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2012 Creativity Workshop with Melody Hood & Andrea Joki . October 12-14, 2012 . Chattanooga Photography Workshop

By Melody Hood / May 21, 2012 / Comments Off on 2012 Creativity Workshop with Melody Hood & Andrea Joki . October 12-14, 2012 . Chattanooga Photography Workshop

We are officially announcing the fourth annual Creativity Workshop for Photographers with Andrea Joki and Melody Hood in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The workshop will be held October 12-14 (Friday through Sunday). The workshop provides in-depth demonstration and hands-on work in portrait photography, using flash and natural light to master any lighting and location situation, and added…

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Sessions available in NYC, Hawaii, Atlanta, and Chattanooga

By Melody Hood / March 29, 2012 / Comments Off on Sessions available in NYC, Hawaii, Atlanta, and Chattanooga

Spring is here and my calendar is nearly filled with shoots for so many wonderful clients. I do have a few dates still available for sessions (engagement, after-session, bridal, family, individual, senior, whatever you’d like!) and I do have some availability in locations that I’m traveling to for other jobs. Below is a list of…

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