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There is nothing more fun than getting your baby dressed for the day. Hats, bows, dresses, overalls, frilly socks, boots… the possibilities are endless. But where can you go for all your essential needs to make your baby look adorable? Several cute San Francisco baby stores will for sure have something for every occasion.  3 San Francisco […]

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My spring calendar is officially open and now is the time to book your session. If you have been curious about a spring session send me an email here and I can share all of the fun details with you!  P.S. Spring may be my FAVORITE time for sessions! Just think of the spring blooms […]

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THE FINALS How Do I Vote For An Image? Voting for Round 3 is simple and takes place on Instagram Head over to my Facebook Page Here: https://www.instagram.com/laurelsmithphotography Follow the page Like the Image that you want to vote for = 1 vote Comment on the Image you want to vote for = 2 votes […]

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How Do I Vote For An Image? Head over to my Facebook Page Here: https://www.facebook.com/laurelsmithphotography/posts/913181166021663 Like the apge Like the Image that you want to vote for = 1 vote Comment on the Image you want to vote for = 2 votes ONLY 1 comment will be counted per person on each image (replies to […]

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How Do I Vote For An Image? Voting for round 1 is simple and takes place right here on this page. First, scroll down to the photograph that you want to vote for. Note the image number. At the top and bottom of this page is a form to fill out (either form works, they […]

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Beautiful candid photo of a father and mother walking in a dandelion field with their two young children wearing neutral white and tan outfits taken by Laurel Smith Photography in Detroit, Michigan. Family picture advice Germantown Michigan family photographer Laurel Smith #laurelsmithphotography #familyphotographer #familyphotos #grandrapidsphotographer #michiganfamilyphotographer #germantownphotographer #familyphototips #detroitfamilyphotographer #familypictureadvice #familypictures

Capturing your little ones during all stages of life helps to keep those memories alive long after they’ve grown up. However, actually getting those kids to cooperate so the whole family can enjoy the photo session experience can be quite a challenge. I’ve discovered the best five tips you can do to help your family […]

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Greater Detroit, Michigan newborn photographer, Laurel Smith Photography captures this new family holding their newborn son during this newborn session. newborn photographer greater detroit michigan photographer, new dad holding his newborn son in a loose white swaddle, up-close newborn photos #GreaterDetroitPhotographer #MichiganFamilyPhotographer #PlymouthMichiganPhotographer #PlymouthMichiganFamilyPhotographer #MichiganMaternityPhotos #StudioMaternityPhotos #Pregnant #ExpectantMother #NewbornPhotos #MichiganNewbornPhotographer

As a maternity, newborn, and family photographer, I truly love watching families grow over the years. As a mother, I understand how quickly your little ones change in the blink of an eye. It is for those two reasons why you should choose the Laurel Smith Photography Membership so that you are easily able to […]

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Wearing a velvet flutter sleeve dress, Detroit, Michigan's Laurel Smith Photography captures this new mom cradling her newborn baby. white translucent curtain, white studio plymouth michigan newborn photos, professional plymouth michigan newborn photographer, laurel smith photography, womens tan velvet flutter sleeve dress, newborn in white muslin swaddle #DetroitMichiganFamilyPhotographer #DetroitMichiganPhotographer #FamilyPhotoOutfitInspiration #PlymouthMichiganFamilyPhotographer #PlymouthMichiganPhotographer #ExtendedFamilyPhotos #DetroitMichiganFallFamilyPhotos #LetThemBeLittle #LetTheKids #DetroitMichiganLifestylePhotographer

As a mom of three littles of my own, I know the days after having a baby can feel like the longest, and yet shortest days of your life. There is nothing like the weight of making sure a new tiny human eats, sleeps, and uses the bathroom the “right” amount of times in a […]

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Detroit, Michigan family photographer, Laurel Smith Photography captures a mom holding her two daughter's hands while walking in tall grass. five year old girl white dresses, white Peter-pan collared little girl dress, tall grass family photos, bohemian ivory and white maxi dress for family pictures, little girl braids and bows, professional detroit michigan photographer #DetroitMichiganFamilyPhotographer #DetroitMichiganPhotographer #FamilyPhotoOutfitInspiration #PlymouthMichiganFamilyPhotographer #PlymouthMichiganPhotographer #ExtendedFamilyPhotos #DetroitMichiganFallFamilyPhotos #LetThemBeLittle #LetTheKids #DetroitMichiganLifestylePhotographer

Memories are fading, but photographs last forever, right? After your professional photography session, it is so important to know how to take care of your digital files and to ensure they stay safe so your memories and legacy can live on. In my time as a professional photographer in the Detroit area, I’ve seen many […]

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An easy way to help build your child's self-esteem that anyone can do by Laurel Smith Photography in Metro-Detroit. how to build your children self esteem printing family pictures benefits of family portraits how to help a sad child how to increase childs self esteem best parenting practices #portraitsessions #parentingtips #bestparentpractices #metrodetroitphotographer #detroitfamilyphotographer #detroitmaternityphotographer #detroitnewbornphotographer

Having portraits done of your children and then printing those photographs and displaying them has actually proven to enhance their confidence. Studies have shown that children’s self-esteem is significantly increased when exposed to self-portraits photographs.

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