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Jennifer Alsabrook-Turner

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Moss Rock Nature Preserve / Styled Portrait Session / Jovanna and Ausharea

They say if you love what you do you’ll never work a day in your life. I’m here to tell you IT’S TRUE. All these years “they” have been right, at least about this one topic. I LOVE my job. When I say love, I’m not using that word like some overuse “amazing.” Nope, it’s […]

April 19, 2019

Alabama Photographer / Birmingham Botanical Gardens / Aisha

As a primarily outdoor photographer, I depend on the weather. There are times when I have to reschedule shoots or venture indoors. Luckily, on this morning, Aisha and I met at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. We were able to photograph outside quite a bit before it started to rain. The BBG has a greenhouse, which […]

April 10, 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

Birmingham Engagement Dress Session / Elyton Hotel / Vivian

It’s such a wonderful experience to photograph someone who is just as excited about the session as you are! I’ve photographed Vivian twice now, and it just keeps getting better. These images are from our first session together. She wanted photographs of her engagement dress. We met on the day of her traditional Vietnamese Engagement […]

March 6, 2019

Birmingham / Rainy Day Portraits / Kristi

If you’re a Birmingham resident, you know how much rain we’ve had over the last few months, particularly in the last week-DAILY rain showers that last most of our waking hours. It’s seems to be getting to everyone, even folks who like rain. One thing I’ve found about extreme weather that I actually like is […]

February 23, 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

Winter Portrait Session / Birmingham Botanical Gardens / Revelator Coffee / Carito

Winter portrait sessions are exciting! They’re a little unpredictable because you may get a sixty degree day with sun or a thirty degree day with rain; but I’ve learned to be flexible and if one idea doesn’t work well, we move onto another one. Carito and I met at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens https://www.bbgardens.org/ on a […]

January 26, 2019

Birmingham Couple’s Portrait Session / The Atomic Lounge / Xsuela and Jessica

Hey! It’s time to write about one of my favorite photo sessions of 2018! Xsuela and Jessica brought the heat, the love, and the laughter all rolled into one giant, magical couple’s session! I could not be happier about our time together and how the images turned out; and based on their reaction to seeing […]

January 14, 2019

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