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+ a one week old newborn baby wearing a floral bonnet during her newborn photo session

Our littlest clients | Newborn Photography Fresno, California

At the time I originally decided to start studying photography, it was right after my son was born. My husband bought me my first real camera, which was a huge jump from my point and shoot cameras I have always had. He knew I needed a creative outlet that was outside of my then often stressful job. I started taking pictures of Teddy as … Read More Our littlest clients | Newborn Photography Fresno, California

We are a Company of “We”; never are we a Company of “Me”

Little Lion Photography Co. is a we, not a me. Yes I, Samantha, am the one that captures your family but the amazing people that help this company thrive everyday are vital to the success of this little business. When I was struggling to name my business I thought long and hard how it can represent me and my family the best. My last … Read More We are a Company of “We”; never are we a Company of “Me”

The importance of Quality Customer Service | Fresno, California

Customer service in any business industry is the lifeline of any successful company. Whether that company is a small mom and pop shop like my most favorite local grocery store, large companies like Target, or luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, customer service must be at the forefront of client management.  Prior to starting my photography career, I worked at Stanford Health Care in Palo … Read More The importance of Quality Customer Service | Fresno, California

Inspiration and Confidence | Fresno, California

Funny thing about being home for months, I lost my inspiration and confidence! How was that even possible? Photography has been at the forefront of my mind now for years. I grapple to learn everything I can, study every amazing photographer I come across and ask lengthy, albeit I’m sure some annoying questions from those I admire the most. I enjoyed being home for … Read More Inspiration and Confidence | Fresno, California

Fine art Maternity Photography | Fresno, California

Maternity photography is a new genre in the portrait world that has taken off like a rocket within the last 10 or so years. It is unfortunate that celebrating the pregnant body is a new societal norm but I am all here for it and have made it my goal to have as many women celebrate the beauty that they each have. In society … Read More Fine art Maternity Photography | Fresno, California

Custom portrait products from the world’s finest labs | Fresno, California

So often when photographers first start charging for their work they are so grateful for the opportunity to work that they undersell themselves and give clients huge digital galleries. The galleries get downloaded (or not) and then sit in a file on a computer somewhere. The images may be shared once or twice on social media and then forgotten again until the client books … Read More Custom portrait products from the world’s finest labs | Fresno, California