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It’s the “Big One,” people! Don’t miss the chance to ride this wave with this little dude. 🙂 His surfing beach cake smash session was awesome!

The Big One surfing beach theme cake smash

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Check out this beautiful baby girl newborn photography session! She’s absolutely gorgeous, and I love the rich and diverse color scheme Mom and Dad picked out!

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The mama of this sweet baby boy found me on Instagram (which is where almost half of my session inquiries come from. Most of the others are word-of-mouth referrals from families I’ve photographed, and I feel super blessed by that!) Although she lives in Dublin, Ohio, about a 40-minute drive from my newborn photography studio […]

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Check out this little hotshot’s airplane-themed Time Flies cake smash! Had so much fun capturing his first birthday milestone!

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I have learned A LOT about cakes over the past 6 years; especially what one year old’s will or will not tolerate as far as taste and texture. I chat with families over the phone during the planning process to make sure the right cake for your baby is ordered. CAKE ORDERING       […]

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Somehow this first year is flying by and you have likely already begun to think about celebrating your baby’s first birthday. A cake smash session is a super cute, fun way to let your little one’s personality shine and celebrate just how much they’ve grown in one year! WHAT MY STUDIO PROVIDES FOR YOUR SESSION […]

baby boy holding a wood carved lettering that says one with a cute farm theme cake smash set behind him to celebrate his first birthday.

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Arya’s mama reached out to me in early December to schedule her first birthday cake smash session. Imagine how surprised I was to find out they live in Morgantown, West Virginia. This is about three and a half hours away! Her mama, Nadia, said, ” I have searched around our area and within the region. […]

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** UPDATED AS OF 8/27/23** Even before COVID-19, baby photographers like myself needed to be very mindful and proactive to keep our studios clean, sanitized, and safe. With brand new immune systems, newborns and babies need protected from things that we all are “used” to such as the flu, common colds, RSV, Norovirus, Rotavirus, etc. […]

columbus ohio newborn photographer photography studio policies for cleaning and disinfecting for sessions amanda estep photography


"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!