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You might have heard a photographer talk about Natural light before. We kinda sorta live for it. But what exactly is natural light and why does it matter?   Natural light refers to any light from the sun and its reflections.    It’s the easiest way to light your subjects and create those professional and […]

6 Natural Light Photography Tips

how to photograph with natural light by photography educator Grace Paul

September 1, 2020

The Tipton family stepped out of their car looking as perfect as ever. Dressed in soft pastels and smiling from ear to ear. This was their first photo session that focused on them as a family unit. Armed with puffs, we set off into the sunflower fields at Country Cove Farms to make some precious […]

Murfreesboro Outdoor Family Session | The Tipton Family

Outdoor Family Photography in Murfreesboro Tn by Film Photographer Grace Paul.

August 10, 2020

The mist was evaporating as the summer sun rose higher in the sky. The heat had yet to overtake us as we enjoyed the last few minutes of cool morning air. Kayla glowed from the inside out as we spoke of Annie, who was soon to make an arrival. She is Kaylas first baby and […]

Murfreesboro Maternity Session | Kayla

Murfreesboro Maternity Photo session by Grace Paul Photography.

August 7, 2020

The Lord brought Mandy into my life two years ago. I skeptically joined a small group, afraid of commitment and deep relationships. But being the good gift giver that God is, He brought me her. In no time I felt free as a bird with this Mama. I could talk to her about anything and […]

Murfreesboro Motherhood Session | Amanda

Outdoor family photo session in Murfreesboro, TN by Grace Paul Photography.

August 5, 2020

When Nashville mom, Becca, found out she was expecting a little girl the thing she looked forward to the most was the opportunity to watch her grow from a baby to a woman. Little did she know every day of being Olivia’s mom would exceed her expectations.  “Just when I think I’m so in love, […]

Murfreesboro Motherhood Session | Becca + Olivia

Murfreesboro Mother Daughter photography by Grace Paul Photography.

August 1, 2020

School is starting, fall scented candles are hitting the shelves, and clothing racks are getting filled up with all the earthy muted tones I love so much. Which means….it’s almost time for fall family photos!     Here are a few tips and some of my favorite finds for infant and toddler outfits this fall.  […]

Fall Photo Outfits for Infants and Toddlers

Fall Family Photo Clothes Color Combo

July 27, 2020

Little wild one remind me how to run again barefoot through the pathless woods. Show me where the fairies hide messages in curled up maple leaves. Show me treasures, rocks, and feathers, frogs that beckon us forward, forward through the curling grapevine. Lead me under a moon  that is as full as our pockets past […]

Murfreesboro Motherhood Session | Lindsay Reed

Mother and daughter photography in Murfreesboro TN by Grace Paul.

July 22, 2020

May we raise children who love the unloved things- the dandelion, the worms & spiderlings. Children who sense the rose needs the thorn   & run into rainswept days the same way they turn towards the sun…   And when they’re grown & someone has to speak for those who have no voice   may […]

Murfreesboro Black and White Studio Session | Scarlett

Black and White Studio Session by Murfreesboro Photographer Grace Paul.

July 6, 2020

“I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been born in God’s thought, and then made by God is the dearest, grandest, and most precious thing in all thinking.” C.S. Lewis     There is something about pregnancy that we […]

Downtown Nashville Maternity Session | Rebecca + Daniel

Nashville couple stays warm on the bridge during their maternity session with Grace Paul Photography.

July 2, 2020

I remember exactly where I was when I saw those two pink lines. Sitting alone while the rest of the house was asleep. Only the sunrise out the window and the birds singing their song to celebrate with me. That was the first moment I knew we were together. And one that will reside in […]

John Carson | Month One

Nashville newborn photo session by Grace Paul Photography

June 26, 2020