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Columbus and Dayton Ohio's best newborn and first birthday cake smash photography experience is waiting for you and your newest little one at Amanda Estep Photography. A place where you're welcomed like family to kick back, relax, and enjoy capturing this new chapter in your family's life. 

Columbus and dayton Ohio Newborn and cake smash PhotographER

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Families are welcomed into our spacious, 1600sqft open-concept portrait studio nestled on the heart of our family's farm. A place I specifically designed and built for families just like you to come relax, take a deep breath, and enjoy capturing your little one's first year. It is the perfect time to spend together as a family away from the hustle of the city all while timeless heirloom portraits are being created and preserved for you and generations to come.

From those first few days welcoming that sweet babe home all the way through their first birthday portraits, I am honored and truly excited to be a part of capturing so many beautiful family stories. 

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Through sleepless nights, so many firsts, lots of laughter, and many happy tears, this first year is the most remarkable and fun to capture! Our most popular sessions, sitter and first birthday, are designed to capture all the little details of these milestones in your baby's first year.

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This once in a lifetime moment is one of our favorites to capture. The newborn session experience here was created to capture all your little ones newness and tiny details while you can sit back, relax, and take a moment to soak it all in. It's a "home away from home" experience.

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As a mother myself, the significance and importance of this moment in your lives is not lost or taken lightly. I will be with you every step of the way to ensure that you and your little one are well taken care of and receive the experience this moment in your life deserves. 

Our 1500 sq ft photography studio is equipped with everything you need for your little ones portraits as well as all the comforts of home for your family. We aim to help you kick back, relax, and enjoy your time here.

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"Her COVID practices and cleaning procedures made us feel safe in taking our newborn in for photos.

- Megan

She was quick to respond and her communication was clear and thorough. We got the photos back more quickly than anticipated and they turned out better than we could have ever asked for! We would definitely recommend Amanda for newborn photos!

"Amanda was an absolute pro and was amazing with our sweet baby girl.

- Lindy & Mike

Her studio is as warm and welcoming as she is, and we immediately felt right at home. We also loved the time and thought Amanda put in to each pose and outfit. She has truly has a gift, and we were completely floored at how amazing the sneak peek pictures turned out. We would recommend her over and over again."

"She is so professional, sweet, and her pictures are the absolute best that I have seen.

- renuka

I've received so many compliments about all of our photos and recommend her to anyone who wants the best in newborn and family photography! We will definitely remain her clients in the years to come!

"She will be our daughters photographer for a long time.

- Mari

Her lighting is creative and her outfits are adorable. She is very professional and has a great artistic skill. We love ALL the pictures Amanda has taken for us. She is also a very sweet person and we LOVE to work with her. 120% recommended!!

"I’m not even sure how to put into words how awesome Amanda is!

- Natosha

She has exceeded our expectations every single session. She is so patient with us and our son and always captures some of the best moments and memories. I can’t wait to have full albums of her pictures all of our little one(s) growing up!

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One of the highlights of what I do is the opportunity to meet new families! It's also very important to me to connect with you and make sure that I am the right fit for you and your little one. If you haven't already, make sure to visit the session page that you're interested in that includes all the basic information you're likely looking for.

Already done that? Then let's get the conversation started! I can't wait to hear from you.

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