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Jennifer Alsabrook-Turner

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Birmingham Photographer / Mother’s Photo Session

I’m going to guess you’re as happy as I am about these warmer days, particularly the dry, sunny ones here in Birmingham, Alabama! One of the most wonderful times of the year is approaching for outdoor family sessions and portraits. As you may know, Mother’s Day is on May 12th this year, and I’ve decided […]

March 14, 2019

Birmingham Botanical Gardens / Beautiful Same Sex Maternity Session / Mozee

So many things make me happy about this maternity session at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. For those of you who love bullet points like I do, I’ll even list them. Babies Who doesn’t love a beautiful pregnant woman anticipating a squishy newborn, especially when you’re not the one carrying it? Love Wins If you’ve followed […]

March 11, 2019

Family Newborn Session / Birmingham, AL / the Lucias

It was a cool, cloudy morning, as many have been so far in Birmingham this year. It was surprisingly comfortable for February though and when I visited this sweet family, we were able to walk around outdoors a little. This was an At-home Session. It’s always such an honor to be invited into someone’s home […]

February 17, 2019

Birmingham At-Home Family Session / The Keels

You would never know by looking at the photos that they were photographed at someone’s home. When you think of an At-home Session, you may think of indoor photographs showcasing your life and your home. That’s what comes to mind naturally, but I am flexible! We decided to shoot outdoors because they have such a […]

February 10, 2019

11 Location Ideas for Photography in Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is such a beautiful city with so many interesting eateries, parks, coffee shops, murals, and more that make great settings for your portrait and family sessions. There are many possibilities, but here are a few. The Pizitz Food Hall is an awesome location. You can even venture to the top of the parking deck, […]

January 30, 2019

Why is photography so expensive? / Perspective of a Birmingham Photographer

Obviously I think photography is important, but even before I decided to turn my passion for photography into a career, I felt that way. Let’s think about why it’s important. Photography is the ultimate record keeper. Photographs are one way to make us feel beautiful and important. Although we may forget little details about our […]

January 28, 2019

Alabama / Dog Reunion / Orr Park

I recently received a message from a former client and was asked to photograph the reunion of a dog and its family. In short, the dog was separated from its family and had been treated inhumanely by the person keeping him; in fact, I can’t even share the image of sweet Sven before he was […]

January 23, 2019

Birmingham Family Photographer / 365 Project / 2018 Favorites

For roughly ten years I’ve thought about a 365 Daily Photo Project, but I was afraid of the commitment. It’s a huge personal responsibility to remember to document every single day. I mean, it’s not huge like, “Did I remember to feed the children?” but it felt burdensome on occasion. Overall though, it was really […]

January 2, 2019

Birmingham Fall Family Photos / Moss Rock Preserve / Jill and Keith

If you’re ever in a bad mood, look at a baby. Notice how they’re fascinated by the slightest breeze, sound, and silly face. Watch them giggle, kick their legs, and bounce in excitement. Live in the moment with a child; their happiness and innocence are a thing of real wonder. Jill, Keith, and I met […]

December 6, 2018

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