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amanda ellis

photography

est.
2009

Welcome to my Blog

THE DREADED LOCHIA (POSTPARTUM BLEEDING)

Ok friends, today I’m talking about one of the hardest (and least talked about) aspects of postpartum recovery: bleeding (or lochia). I absolutely hated this aspect of postpartum. HATED IT. So I reached out to my readers for some suggestions on your favorite products (since you can’t use a menstrual cup or tampons). Keep reading […]

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August 26, 2020

WHY DISPLAYING YOUR PORTRAITS CREATES SELF-ESTEEM IN YOUR CHILDREN | CLEVELAND FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHER

There are a number of reasons some people are reluctant to get family portraits taken- some may even think they’re frivolous or an expression of vanity (and trust me, I understand the concern about having too many pictures of yourself up and what that says about you-but stay with me!). That couldn’t be more wrong. […]

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August 18, 2020

NICHOLE & EVAN {CLEVELAND FINE ART MATERNITY PHOTOGRAPHER}

When Nichole reached out to me to schedule their maternity photos, I was thrilled! She sent photos of the beautiful dresses she was planning on wearing and the location she wanted to use and I knew these were going to be epic photos. As soon as I pulled up to the Cleveland Cultural Gardens and […]

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August 11, 2020

WHY YOU NEED 12 MONTH MILESTONE PHOTOGRAPHY

The final of the traditional “milestone” baby sessions is 12 months. Turning one whole year old is obviously a major milestone! Your baby isn’t a little baby anymore-they’re a toddler. ((cue tears)) This is your sweetie’s first ever birthday and it’s also closing the chapter on the baby stage, a completely bittersweet occasion that you’re […]

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August 3, 2020

Willa | Cleveland Fine Art Newborn Photographer

This little sweetie. Can you even? I ADORE her set of “baby mug shots.” Always a client favorite, and a setup that I do with almost every newborn. Especially if they have a period of awake time during their session. We get so many expressions from babies! And each one is unique and special to […]

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July 27, 2020