Capturing the fleeting moments of childhood is at the heart of what we do in Charleston Portrait Photography, especially when it comes to milestone sessions. Those two emerging front teeth, the adorable thigh rolls, the spark in their eyes, and that irresistibly cheeky smile—or perhaps it’s the unique jack-o-lantern grin, the way they smile just slightly off-center, or even the new bruise that mysteriously appeared right before your session.

This is the essence of childhood, the very soul of what makes a portrait truly timeless. You might think of waiting—let those teeth come in fully, or wait for that adventurous haircut to grow out—but from one parent to another, these moments, as they are, become treasures.

The beauty of milestone photography is capturing them as they grow, in all their ever-changing glory. We often tell ourselves we'll remember every little detail, but time has a way of blurring those memories. The solution? Capturing and cherishing these moments through photos.

These days are fleeting, and we're here to ensure you hold onto them—capturing your family’s most precious moments. If you have any questions or hesitations, know that we’re here with the answers and the reassurance you need. Let us be a part of preserving your family's journey, one beautiful milestone at a time.

Charleston PORTRAIT PhotograpY

Milestone Sessions


There are no details of the experience that she overlooks. The process from start to finish was stress free and seamless in every way!

"in one word,


Tara was flexible and made the whole experience seamless. From organizing my hair, makeup and wardrobe for myself and my son was a life saver!

"so patient and detailed oriented"


"All of the pictures turned out so perfect. Tara helped with all of the little things one might worry about when getting pictures done and made the whole process so easy and comfortable! I would hire her 10 times over."

"loved every moment"

An exclusive luxury newborn and family photography experience for busy Charleston families looking to create a legacy through custom printed artwork, one session at a time

Welcome to our signature, effortless experience

Design + ORdering Appointment

Session Day


The Experience

Finished Artwork

Once your session is reserved, we'll meet for your planning appointment where I'll style you and your children from the client wardrobe and we'll discuss location and artwork preferences.

My hair and makeup artists will either come right to your home or to the studio and get you all glammed up! Then we'll have a relaxed and fun session together where you can focus on loving your children and I focus on capturing your connection.

We'll meet again to select the perfect images and artwork to display in your home. I will show you the mocked up custom gallery wall designs I've made for your home and we'll choose your images for your album. You'll place your order at this meeting. TFP clients invest $1800+

About 10 weeks later, your beautiful artwork will be ready to pick up and enjoy in your home!

Single Session

A full service luxury portrait session where we will take care of every detail for you, from wardrobe to professional hair and makeup to custom framing and album design

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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

 2-3 weeks after your session, we'll meet either back at my studio or virtually for your Viewing and Ordering appointment. This is when you'll get to see all of the beautiful portraits we created together and choose how you'd like to enjoy them for years to come in the form of heirloom artwork such as custom frames, matted prints, and/or albums.

2-3 Weeks!

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We specialize in crafting timeless images for busy families who crave the warmth of personalized artwork in their homes... and we make it effortless for you! We understand the demands of motherhood, so let us take care of everything. Does this sound like a dream come true? Let's chat and make your vision a reality!

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