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Welcome, Madeline. Glen Allen Lifestyle Newborn Portraits

Madeline is the newest little addition to this precious bunch and I’ve loved capturing them as their family has grown over the years. Big sister and brother, Lily and Owen are mesmerized by Madeline and it’s easy to see why. She is such a beautiful newborn with a head full of hair and the softest […]

January 16, 2018

families, newborns

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Class of 2019! VIPteam applications are open!

Once again, it’s application time for VIPteam for the next group of rising seniors! I can’t tell you how wonderful it is to have extraordinary seniors represent Laura Matthews Photography each year! These groups of ladies are multitalented, caring, and have set amazing goals for their future. Together, they form friendships, have a blast a […]

January 2, 2018


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My favorite moments and images from 2017!

I never like to pick favorites, however certain images stand out and are special to me because I tried a new technique, shot at a new location, or had a surprisingly brilliant moment. All of my sessions have been spectacular this year as I’ve worked with only THE BEST clients! It’s been a year of […]

December 29, 2017

babies, children, Photography, seniors

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The Best of Fall Family Portraits – 2017 Edition

This family portrait season has been such a delight! I’ve met so many new families and caught up with my cherished clients who return each year. One of the best parts of my job is seeing these families grow throughout the years. I get to see little ones grow up in various stages, so the […]

December 21, 2017

children, families

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Behind the Scenes 2017

The behind the scenes recap post is one of my favorites of the entire year. I love looking back on all the fun moments with clients and how we created our amazing images.  This year has been one of growth, some maintenance, and a little bit of change mixed in there! I moved a bit […]

December 18, 2017

business, Photography

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