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Black and White Portrait of three year old baby girl with blond curls in organic cotton dress

Ten Years… This sweet baby girl’s mama and I have known each other for nearly ten years… I took her Engagement Photos.  We took this baby girl’s First Birthday Cake Smash photos in my backyard here in Charlotte.  They took time away from their Thanksgiving holiday with family to drive two hours to come visit […]

And our sweet baby girl turns three

Charlotte Family Photographer

RENEE STENGEL Photography | Charlotte Underwater and Portrait Photographer | Winter 1st Birthday Cake Smash | White Gold and Red Sparkle

Have you ever seen a happier baby!?! Remember when I did her six month session this summer?  Still just as happy!! But I have to be honest.  Hadley is an amazing eater.  But cake?  Um. No way!  Would not touch it!  Now this is the one year old that will eat steak and bang her […]

How about Cheerios then?


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Outdoor Cake Smash This precious family took time away from their Thanksgiving vacation to drive an hour with two young children just so I could shoot their baby girl’s First Birthday Outdoor Cake Smash.  What an honor!!  I have known sweet Baby M’s parents for many years from our time in the Washington DC area.  […]

Celebrating Baby with a Pink Outdoor Cake Smash


RENEE STENGEL Photography | Charlotte Portrait and Underwater Photographer | 1st Birthday Cake Smash

Oh this boy This third boy.  The one we weren’t sure if we should have.  The one I desperately wanted to be a girl. And the one that is absolutely a perfect gift from above. We celebrated his first birthday just eight days after moving to Charlotte – Eight Days Y’all!  I had such a […]

Happy First Birthday My Baby Boy


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