My best tips for getting kids to smile naturally for photos! Whether it’s for a phone photo or professional photos, these tips will help!

Getting Kids to Smile Naturally


Simple but beautiful for ideas for your home gallery wall. Whether displaying one frame or a collage of images, these are some of my best designs.

8 piece gallery wall ideas for your home by Raleigh family photographer A.J. Dunlap Photography.

Gallery Wall Ideas For Your Home


Dreamy in home lifestyle session of a sweet new baby girl by Fine Art Newborn Photographer in Raleigh: A.J. Dunlap Photography.

New mom holds her daughter during her newborn session. Image by fine art newborn photographer in Raleigh A.J. Dunlap Photography.

Why you should hire a Fine Art Newborn Photographer


I almost didn’t take maternity photos. Maybe you’re on the fence like I was…let me help you down from there. 3 Reasons You Should Take Maternity Photos

Toddler sits on mom’s pregnant belly and laughs. Check out these Reasons to take maternity photos by Raleigh maternity photographer A.J. Dunlap.

3 Reasons You Should Take Maternity Photos


These two adorable sisters just graduated from Kindergarten & 5th Grade, so it was time for an updated Wake Forest Family Photography session!

Sisters hug for a portrait at Joyner Park. Image by Wake Forest Family Photography photographer A.J. Dunlap.

Sisters • Wake Forest Family Photography


This was my 2nd time as their Newborn Photographers in Raleigh. Nothing brings me more joy than being asked to be newborn Photographers in Raleigh again!

Family cradles newborn girl. Newborn Photographers in Raleigh image by A.J. Dunlap Photography.

Baby Sloane Newborn Photographers in Raleigh


Preparing for newborn photography in Raleigh can be overwhelming. Here are our best secrets for having an easy newborn photography in Raleigh session!

Mom leans in a doorway during a newborn session in Mebane NC. Image by Mebane newborn photographer A.J. Dunlap Photography.

Preparing for a Newborn Session


You’re pregnant & want newborn photos, but how do choose the best Newborn Photographer for you? Let’s dive in together, with my best tips for choosing one!

Mom staring lovingly at newborn. Image by Raleigh newborn photographer A.J. Dunlap Photography.

Tips for choosing a Newborn Photographer


You’ve taken professional portraits, but now what? Sharing some of the best ways to use your professional family or newborn images.

Album and frame corner image in a blog post about how to best use your professional portraits. Image by Raleigh family & newborn photographer A.J. Dunlap Photography.

How people use their professional portraits


Did you know that we have a photo membership which includes maternity pictures in Raleigh NC? It’s designed for new moms to capture all the milestones!

Pregnant mom plays with her daughters in a field. Photographed during Maternity Pictures Raleigh NC by A.J. Dunlap Photography.

Maternity Pictures Raleigh NC


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Family and newborn photographer in Raleigh, NC creating art of your family.

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