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{Raleigh NC Baby Photography} A Milestone Mini-Session with a Three Month Old

October 29, 2017 - I have a confession to make. Up until recently, I hadn't really found my groove when it came to three month old babies a...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photography} Neutral Colors and a Baby Girl

October 25, 2017 - The theme of this photography session was neutral. I loved that parents requested neutral colors and not a lot of headba...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photography} And Baby Makes Three

October 23, 2017 - I met this family at my studio outside of Raleigh recently and they had the most beautiful little baby boy. He was so cu...
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{Raleigh NC Baby Photographer} A Baby Milestone Session at 9 Months

October 17, 2017 - I've really been enjoying these new baby milestone sessions I've been offering and so have the families that book them....
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photography} A Sample Gallery From a Newborn Portrait Session

October 16, 2017 - I thought it would be fun to show an entire gallery from a newborn photography session. With newborn sessions, each fami...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer} 5 Things I want new moms to know

September 05, 2017 - I have been photographing newborn babies and families in the Raleigh area for almost 5 years now (wahoo, I'll have to co...
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{Holly Springs NC Child Photographer} A Little Girl in Mommy's Wedding Dress

September 01, 2017 - I love when families come to me with really unique and fun ideas for their photography sessions. I met a family up in Ra...
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{Raleigh NC Family Photographer} Diapers for Houston

August 30, 2017 - We've all been seeing the devastation on the news caused by Hurricane Harvey over the last few days. The flooding is des...
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{Fuquay Varina Baby Photographer} A Milestone Mini-Session

August 28, 2017 - I love offering mini-sessions in my studio for babies. I've been doing this since last winter and it's so much fun. I re...
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{Raleigh Family Photographer} A Little Boy Turns One

August 25, 2017 - They told me that their little boy was so serious. "Don't be surprised if he doesn't smile," they said. Children this ag...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photography} Twin Girls In-Home Session

August 23, 2017 - I love photographing multiples. I don't get the opportunity very often, maybe once or twice a year. Oddly enough, all of...
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{Raleigh Newborn Photography} Keeping Your Baby Safe During Photography Session

August 14, 2017 - There is something so amazing to me about newborn babies. Each one is a beautiful little miracle, a little blessing to t...
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{Fayetteville NC Newborn Photographer} Pretty in Pink

July 24, 2017 - This adorable baby girl and her family drove up from Fayetteville to my studio outside of Raleigh for her photography se...
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{Raleigh NC Photographer} 10 Tips for Dressing for Your Fall Family Portraits

July 19, 2017 - Maybe it's the crazy humid heat wave we're in, but this week I've been thinking a lot about fall and Christmas. I contac...
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{Raleigh NC First Birthday Cake Smash Photographer} A Birthday at Raulston Arboretum

July 17, 2017 - I've been lucky enough to meet this little guy a few times over his first year of life. The first time was last spring w...
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{Fuquay Varina Newborn Photographer} An adorable baby girl visits the studio

July 11, 2017 - This was such a fun newborn session for me! This beautiful baby girl came to see me recently and boy was she a cutie. Wi...
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{Fuquay Varina Head Shot Photographer} Now Booking Head Shot Mini-Sessions!

June 26, 2017 - Are you an entrepreneur or professional wanting unique head shots to convey your branding? If your branding is fun, crea...
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{Raleigh NC Family Photographer} A Beautiful Baby Girl at Raulston Arboretum

June 20, 2017 - It's no secret that JC Raulston Arboretum is one of my favorite locations to use in the spring. What I love the most is...
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{Raleigh NC Family Photographer} Summer Evenings at Sugg Farm in Holly Springs

June 17, 2017 - Sugg Farm is a little hidden treasure tucked away in Holly Springs, a suburb of Raleigh, NC. I've been shooting sessions...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer} An in-home session for a baby boy

June 13, 2017 - What can I say about this baby boy? He is absolutely perfect and has the most adorable head of hair. He came to the stud...
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{Raleigh Newborn Photographer} Pretty Girl in Lavender

June 09, 2017 - I am so excited to share this beautiful baby girl's session. She was such a doll and so easy to work with. She came to t...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer} An in-home session for a family of five

June 06, 2017 - I love my new studio, don't get me wrong. But sometimes, it just makes more sense to pack up my equipment and travel to...
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{Raleigh NC Family Photographer} A Little Girl Turns One!

May 26, 2017 - I absolutely love it when I get to see the tiny babies that I photograph over the course of their childhood. Last year,...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer} Putting Myself Out There

May 25, 2017 - I can't believe I am writing this blog post. I mean, I came up with this idea a long time ago when a business savvy frie...
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{Raleigh-NC-Newborn-Photographer} Meeting the New Baby Brother

May 25, 2017 - I met this family a few years ago (what seems like yesterday) when they signed up for a fall mini-session in Raleigh. Th...
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{Raleigh NC Family Photographer} Nominate a Mother to Win a Free Mini-Session!

April 12, 2017 - Spring mini-sessions are right around the corner, on May 6th. If you haven't booked yours yet, click here and read all a...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer} Pros and Cons of a Studio and In-home Newborn Sessions

February 20, 2017 - I just finished up writing a blog post about my new studio space. Want to see pictures? Click here! I've been using it f...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer} A Baby Boy With Beautiful Fall Colors

February 01, 2017 - I knew from the moment I drove into this family's neighborhood that I wanted to do the family portrait section of their...
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{Holly Springs Baby Photographer} A Wild Things First Birthday Cake Smash

August 18, 2016 - These adorable little boys have been such a joy to photograph throughout their first year. You can look back at their ne...
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{Raleigh NC Maternity Photographer} A Spring Evening at Raulston Arboretum

July 25, 2016 - JC Raulston Arboretum outside of Raleigh is like a little paradise tucked away by the railroad tracks in a part of town...
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{Raleigh NC Maternity Photographer} Maternity Portraits at Historic Yates Mill County Park

July 23, 2016 - It was such a pretty morning when this mama and I met at Historic Yates Mill County Park just outside of Raleigh, NC. If...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer} How to Dye a Flokati Rug

July 19, 2016 - I decided to write this blog post for my fellow photographers who are like me and enjoy making their own props. A little...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer} A Sleepy Baby Boy in Cary NC

July 19, 2016 - I had such a fun morning with this adorable baby boy and his family a few weeks ago. I do all of my newborn sessions in...
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I dropped my son off at kindergarten...now what?

July 14, 2016 - Ah, the first week of school. While many parents are seasoned pros who have had kids in school for years, we should all...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photography} An Unforgettable Christmas Surprise

July 13, 2016 - This sweet little girl's mama and I met 2 years ago on a mission trip to Belize. I was so excited when I found out that...
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{Raleigh NC Newborn Photography} A Baby Girl in Neutral Colors

March 29, 2016 - I had such a fun time meeting this sweet little newborn baby for her photography session in Holly Springs recently. She...
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{Raleigh Family Photographer} Azalea Garden Mini-Sessions

March 14, 2016 - I am so excited to offer my first annual mini-sessions available at one of Raleigh's most enchanting locations, the WRAL...
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Raleigh Family Portrait Photographer- An Afternoon at Oak View County Park

February 25, 2016 - Did you know that before I was a photographer, I spent 5 years as a kindergarten and first grade teacher in Raleigh? I h...
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Raleigh Newborn Photography- Neutral and Natural Colors for a Newborn Portrait Session

February 22, 2016 - This is one of my favorite newborn portrait sessions that I've done recently. This baby boy was so easy to work with. He...
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5 Unique Ways That I Serve Your Family {Holly Springs Fuquay Varina NC Newborn Photographer}

February 15, 2016 - I've been wanting to write this blog post for a few weeks, ever since a recent newborn portrait session in Raleigh where...
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Fuquay Varina Family Photographer- A Little Girl's Paradise

February 09, 2016 - I was so excited when I heard from a former colleague (back from my teaching days) that she wanted to book a portrait se...
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Holly Springs Family Photographer- A First Birthday at Bass Lake

February 07, 2016 - I met this family in early fall for some family portraits and to celebrate their little girl turning one year old. We me...
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Natural and Neutral Newborn Baby Twins {Fuquay-Varina portrait photographer}

February 03, 2016 - The more newborn portrait sessions that I do, the more I have honed in on my personal style and art. I just love babies...
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How to Prepare for Your Newborn Portrait Session

February 01, 2016 - How to Prepare Your New Baby For His First Portrait Session I am sure that I have quite a few clients who get a littl...
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Sweet Dreams Newborn Portrait Session Giveaway

February 01, 2016 - Erica Courtine Photography presents The Sweet Dreams Newborn Baby Portrait Session Giveaway Thank you for participat...
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Beautiful Family Portraits at OakView County Park {Raleigh NC Family Photographer}

January 26, 2016 - Of all the beautiful locations in our area for family portraits, I think Historic Oakview County Park might just be my f...
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My Style of Photography in Pictures {Raleigh NC Newborn Photography}

January 25, 2016 - I've gotten a little behind with blogging about recent photography sessions. The fall is always my busiest time of year.
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Outdoor Newborn Photography- A Summer Evening At Bond Park {Raleigh Cary Newborn Photographer}

January 12, 2016 - Fred G. Bond Metro Park in Cary, NC is one of my favorite locations for family portraits, especially in the fall. I'm no...
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Softproofing: What is it and what does it mean to you?

January 12, 2016 - As a photographer and business owner, I am constantly trying to find way to provide better service to my clients. This s...
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{Apex NC Fall Family Photographer} Downtown Apex and Seagroves Farm Park

November 27, 2015 - Fall is my favorite time of year for family portraits. The weather is cooling off and the leaves are so pretty. One of m...
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{Holly Springs Newborn Photographer} Halloween Baby Boy

November 26, 2015 - Fall is my absolute favorite season, and I had such a fun time incorporating fall and Halloween colors into this baby bo...
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Digital Photography Basics for Moms

September 15, 2015 - Our children grow up so quickly. If you're like me, you want to capture every moment of their lives. Whether it's fallin...
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A Warm Summer Evening Maternity Session {Cary NC Maternity Photographer

August 17, 2015 - I'd like to take a moment to say just how thankful I am for my clients. When I started my newborn and family photography...
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Raleigh's Best Places for Family Portraits- Part 2 {Raleigh Family Photographer}

July 20, 2015 - Back in 2013, I wrote this blog post about my favorite locations for family portraits. After almost three years in busin...
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2015 Back to School Mini-sessions {Raleigh NC Family Photographer}

June 11, 2015 - I am so excited to announce this year's Back to School mini-session event. It's been a few years since I offered these,...
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{Raleigh Baby Photography} A Morning at Raulston Arboretum

June 10, 2015 - I met this baby girl and her family at Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh for her 6 month milestone session. Aside from newbo...
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Spring Newborn Session on the Farm {Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer}

June 04, 2015 - I met this family for the first time this winter when we did their maternity session on the family farm outside of Ralei...
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Baby Boy {Apex NC Newborn Photographer}

May 18, 2015 - April brought a surge of newborn baby boys that kept me busy right up until my trip to Belize. This little guy was so sw...
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WRAL Azalea Garden Child Portrait Session {Raleigh NC Child Photographer}

May 13, 2015 - We are lucky here in Raleigh to have so many amazing locations for photography sessions. One of my favorites is the WRAL...
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Sweet Baby Boy Newborn Session {Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer}

April 21, 2015 - I am not sure what is happening this spring, but newborn boys are far outnumbering baby girls with my sessions. I don't...
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Tips for Choosing a Newborn Photographer {Newborn Photography Raleigh NC}

March 06, 2015 - This topic has been on my mind for a while. There are so many photographers in my area, and I'm sure this is the case ju...
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Sweet and Sleepy Baby Boy {Newborn Photography Raleigh NC}

February 26, 2015 - We had to wait a little extra for this little guy to arrive, but once he did, I was so excited to meet him for his newbo...
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Introducing the Erica Courtine Photography Referral Program {Raleigh Newborn Photography}

February 23, 2015 - A referral is the greatest compliment you can give me. Like most small businesses, my photography business relies on and...
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Senior Portraits on a Farm {Raleigh Fall Family Photographer}

February 02, 2015 - I recently had the opportunity to photograph my first senior portrait session. Senior portraits are one of those genres...
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Fall Family Portraits {Raleigh NC Family Photographer}

January 16, 2015 - Fall is a very busy time of year for photographers. The weather here in Raleigh is mild and the leaves are beautiful. It...
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Sweet Little Baby Girl {Cary NC Newborn Photographer}

January 08, 2015 - I recently met this baby girl for her newborn session. I was lucky to be able to fit her in at the last minute. She was...
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Newborns and Nature

January 06, 2015 - I'd like to take a moment to share this sweet little guy's session from earlier this fall. Last year, I discovered that...
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Late Summer Outdoor Newborn Session {Fuquay Varina Newborn Photographer}

November 15, 2014 - Strangely enough, I met this fun family several years ago when they bought a puppy and hired me to help pet sit during t...
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Lifestyle Newborn Session {Fuquay Varina Newborn Photographer}

October 23, 2014 - I had to wait over 3 weeks to meet this adorable little fella for his newborn session. I normally recommend doing newbor...
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Celebrating a First Birthday {Raleigh Family Photographer}

October 21, 2014 - I met this beautiful family at Yates Mill County Park in Raleigh during the summer to photograph their little girl for h...
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Seven Quick Tips to Budget For Your Newborn Photography Session {Raleigh NC Newborn Photographer}

September 10, 2014 - Your friends are all having babies and you've seen their gorgeous newborn portraits hanging on the walls of their homes,...
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Beautiful One Month Old Portraits {Raleigh Newborn Photographer}

September 10, 2014 - This pretty little baby was another one of my favorite sessions from over the summer. She was about a month old when we...
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Fall Family Portraits: How to choose between a full session and a mini-session

September 03, 2014 - Fall mini-sessions will be announced this week and will book up very quickly. Fall mini-sessions are popular with all ph...
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Great Expectations {Raleigh NC Maternity Photographer}

September 01, 2014 - I have a confession to make. When I first started my photography business almost two years ago, I didn't "get" maternity...
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Family Session Giveaway Winner! {Raleigh Family Photographer}

August 20, 2014 - After several months of planning this session, I was so excited to finally meet this family at the J. Raulston Arboretum...
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Sweet Little 10 Day Old Newborn Baby Boy {Angier Newborn Photographer}

June 24, 2014 - I have been meeting some ADORABLE babies over the past few weeks. Let me introduce to this cute little 10 day old boy. H...
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Outdoor Newborn Portraits {Raleigh Newborn Photographer}

June 24, 2014 - In case I haven't mentioned it lately, I absolutely love doing newborn sessions outdoors. One of the few perks about our...
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Beautiful Baby Girl Newborn Session {Cary NC Newborn Photographer}

May 21, 2014 - It was a gorgeous spring day when I met this 6 day old little lady at her home in Cary. It was one of those first warm d...
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Adorable Newborn Baby Boy Photography Session {Raleigh Newborn Photographer}

May 13, 2014 - I had the pleasure of meeting this cute little baby boy in March for his newborn session. He was such a good little baby...
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Raleigh Newborn Twins Photography Session

April 29, 2014 - In March, I met these adorable twin baby boys for their newborn session. They were less than 5 pounds each and were defi...
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Twin Boys Session {Clayton Newborn Photographer}

April 01, 2014 - This winter I was lucky enough to photograph my first set of twins. These adorable little boys were born several weeks e...
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Beautiful 6 Day Old Baby Girl

February 12, 2014 - I had the pleasure of meeting this couple in December for their maternity session and was thrilled to meet their six day...
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A Beautiful Winter Maternity Session

February 03, 2014 - The weather was perfect for a winter session and I had an amazing time capturing such a special time for this couple. Th...
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10 Tips for Getting Your Toddler to Cooperate During Your Family Portrait Session {Raleigh, NC}

November 08, 2013 - Has this ever happened to you? You dream of having professional portraits done of your family. You can already envision...
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Three Months Old! {Yates Mill Raleigh Baby Photography}

October 07, 2013 - I took this little sweetie's newborn pictures and it felt like it was just yesterday. She has such a loving sweet family...
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Raleigh's Best Places for Family Portraits {Raleigh Cary Newborn Photographer}

August 19, 2013 - I really debated with myself about writing this blog post about locations to have your family portraits taken. I really...
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Dressing for Your Family Portraits- Part 1

August 05, 2013 - One of the most popular questions I get asked before my family sessions is "What should we wear?" Gone are the days of d...
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20 Unique, Yet Practical Gifts for Baby

July 24, 2013 - One of the first pieces of literature I received when I found out I was pregnant with my first son was a folder from my...
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Summer Evening Portraits {Fuquay Varina/Holly Springs Child Photographer}

July 03, 2013 - I did this session for a very good friend of mine a few nights ago. We had been talking about taking pictures of her two...
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Newborn Baby Girl

June 13, 2013 - This week I got to take some fresh ideas and photographed this gorgeous six day old little girl. I had been looking forw...
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The New Senior Portrait {Holly Springs, Fuquay Varina Photography}

May 20, 2013 - This is a photograph of my grandfather, John Quivey. That little girl sitting next to him is me, when I was around 8 yea...
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Five Tips For Taking Better Pictures With Your Point and Shoot Camera {Raleigh Newborn Photographer}

April 25, 2013 - As a photographer, I’ll admit that even though I love my D-SLR and use it almost daily, point and shoot cameras have som...
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Newborn Baby Boy!

March 01, 2013 - Newborns are my favorite subject to photograph. The more sessions I do, the more I'm finding my style. I love photograph...
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Rhys's 2nd Birthday {Raleigh Newborn and Child Photographer}

January 10, 2013 - I am so excited to have a new website and blog to showcase some of my newborn, child, and family portraits. I've been wo...
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