Leigh Ann goodin photography

The last time last year, I shared this guy’s sweet family maternity session with you. Today he’s front and center on the blog at his first birthday smash cake session! Jayden (or JT, as we like to call him) was all cool smiles and happy about digging into his cake last weekend. I can’t believe […]

Posted in: Children's Milestones, Smash Cakes

January 5, 2020

It was a rainy, cold day in Birmingham, AL. But the rain wasn’t going to stop Dana + Sam from celebrating their love and enjoying their engagement session! The plans were in place. It was 100% chance of rain all day. But with Christmas being just three days away plus hectic schedules and more yucky […]

Posted in: Couples, Engagements

December 24, 2019

For a Sunday afternoon in mid-December, the weather was lovely! We seriously couldn’t have picked a better day for a portrait session with the Vaughn Family and to celebrate Savannah’s upcoming fifth birthday! The last time we got together, it was the hot end of August and we were celebrating Kellie’s graduation from UAB as […]

Posted in: Children's Milestones, Family Portraits

December 16, 2019

It was the first day of December in Alabama. The golden sun was shining, and a cool breeze was blowing. It was a perfect day for Leigh + Nick’s downtown Birmingham engagement session. The happy couple showed up, greeted me with hug, and we had the best time giggling, learning about each other and making […]

Posted in: Couples, Engagements

December 5, 2019

Even though I had a birth photographer scheduled, I really wanted to try to shoot my own Fresh 48 session. I love these hospital newborn lifestyle photos. There’s nothing quite like the time in the hospital after a new baby comes, and that sweet baby will never be that tiny again. I love documenting their […]

Posted in: Fresh 48, Personal Stories

November 29, 2019

In 2020, I hope to do a better job blogging. Here we are, Baby James is three months old today, and I’m just now sitting down to write out his birth story. Better late than never! Life as a family of four is busy and there’s never a dull moment in the Goodin house. Since […]

Posted in: Personal Stories

November 27, 2019

The fall colors were showing out at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens for the Bird Family’s portrait session. It was just cool enough to be excited about fall. It even made us forget how sweaty we were just a couple weeks prior here in Alabama. Connor and Avery wore the cutest matching sweaters, each accessorized with […]

Posted in: Family Portraits

November 15, 2019

The beautiful fall sun shined through the trees over the lake. It was 60 degrees with a light breeze and not a cloud in sight. Casey + Mitch’s closest family and friends gathered in front of an arbor adorned with perfect florals of burgundy and green with pops of navy on the first Saturday of […]

Posted in: Weddings

November 6, 2019

The rain fell outside the barn at bennett flats. There was a touch of fall finally in the air after a long, hot summer. Josiah stood in front of his closest family and friends and waited to see his bride for the first time. When Kelsey turned the corner and walked down the aisle, her […]

Posted in: Weddings

October 22, 2019

Is there rain in the forecast for your wedding day? Or is a rainy wedding day something from your worst nightmares? No worries! Here are three tips to ease your mind on how we make rainy day wedding portraits work! 1. Use Clear Umbrellas I keep three clear umbrellas with me just in case! These […]

Posted in: For Brides, Weddings

October 17, 2019