Girl smiling

You are never to old to celebrate your birthday! Brooklyn came by the studio to celebrate her 10th birthday and we had fun with a little glitz and glam and giant balloons! Instead of opting for a birthday cake we decided to take the time to mix it up with some outdoor portraits as well.…

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Amber Foster Smith Photography - Family Photographer in Holly springs

Organizing your own family for a portrait session can be a challenge, but trying to gather your extended family for a session…now that is a challenge! It doesn’t matter whether they are across the country or just across town, extended family sessions can be tricky to plan. But you know what?  I LOVE them! After…

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Want to learn how to use your DSLR to take better photos? PHOTOGRAPHY FUNDAMENTALS ONE-ON-ONE CLASSES ARE NOW VIRTUAL! Have you always wanted to learn how to use your big DSLR camera but been too overwhelmed and don’t know where to start?  Now more than ever being able to capture the moments your family is sharing…

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Have you waited until the last minute and still, need a family session? Don’t worry, we’ve got you!  We heard from quite a few of our families this year that love the set ups we create for Santa Sessions…but Santa isn’t their thing, we hear you.  Great news!  We have added openings for family petite…

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Since I was little Beth has always been my best friend. Some of my favorite memories were of the all-nighters that we would pull talking about what we thought our futures would look like. Typically these hopes and dreams were filled with us marrying our current boy crush but always included dreams of tiny babies.…

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couple holding newborn baby

I always say one of my favorite parts of being a photographer is watching families grow and being there to document their journey.  The Garner family is no different!  I have loved being there from Catherine and Glen’s engagement, wedding and now the arrival of Baby Eloise!  “For this child, I have prayed & the…

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Pregnant woman in long blue dress in field

The last time I was able to photograph the Palyok Family it was just Tarra, Dwight, and their five pups.  This time we are celebrating the newest addition to the Palyok Pack who has been lovingly nicknamed, Porkchop!  Often expecting mommas think that maternity sessions are just for mom, I always say it is a…

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family walking hand in hand on a dock

I have loved watching this little guy grow up in the last few years while photographing his family.  You can check out the Anderson’s family session last year here.  Of course, I can’t forget his first birthday and cake smash too!  This summer I had the pleasure to not only see the Anderson family again but…

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girl with dog

The Viera Family visited us for their family portrait session late this summer and even brought along their pup Georgia!  Seriously can it even be a complete family portrait without your fur babies too?  We have a list of several different location options in the area that allow for not only little kids to have…

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Magazine opened with pages showing two people on bikes

Holly Springs has long been known for being one of the best places to raise a family not only in North Carolina but the entire United States.  Did you know though that Holly Springs is also home to a place where world-renowned and gold medalist athletes come to train?  Daniel Dhers Action Sports Complex opened…

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