Joyful Family and newborn Photographer in ruston louisiana

For busy mamas who want to preserve the most precious moments of their lives

Hey mama friend, I'm so glad you're here

“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.”

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"Courtney is absolutely amazing! Not only is her work phenomenal, but she is a dream to work with! These photos will be the ones we will always cherish."


Luxury Albums

fully custom, heirloom quality

Each session has the option to add on our luxury albums. These are fully customizable and absolutely stunning; 8x10, 10 page albums. Family sessions have a package option that includes one stunning album.

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The CDP Process

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We do not believe that family and lifestyle newborn photography is one size fits all. We know that every family is unique! We serve families that are joyful and love genuine moments captured with their family and mamas who want lovely images of their newest addition in the comfort of their lovely home. We know that you need more than just pretty pictures- you need an incredible experience! The first step towards working together is determining if we are a good fit.

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YAY!!! You're a CDP Family!! Once a date is settled upon, we will send your agreement over and get your down payment to secure your date! Everything is official!! It's time to get really excited!!

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Let the fun begin!! It's time for your session. Don't worry- we'll teach you everything! Don't stress about your little ones not cooperating, it's completely normal! After your session, you'll be featured on the CDP Blog and will also will be sent your online gallery of images to be downloaded and shared however you so desire! We also have an online store where you may place print orders.

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As a mama myself, I know how fleeting this time truly is. The saying feels oh-so-true, you blink and they are grown. The age old question has always been, how do you make time stand still?? I have an answer- photographs! Documenting this incredibly special time is what makes time stand still. This time is precious and fleeting. There's nothing more valuable than your most precious memories preserved.