“I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Carol Gardner Photography

Hi there! My name is Carol. I love music, coffee, nature, design, and most of all family. My favorite season is autumn because there is absolutely nothing that compares to stepping outside to be greeted by a crisp breeze and warm shades of orange and yellow. In the fall of 2019, I gave birth to my daughter. I had no idea that having her would be so life-changing. You see, I have always loved photography, but my daughter's existence ignited the flame that ultimately helped me decide to pursue professional photography. Maternity, as well as the newborn phase of a child’s life, are so special. There is a tremendous amount of joy, excitement, and change. It all goes by so fast! I documented my precious little girl's every day, every milestone, and every first. I shared those photos online with my friends and family. My aunt mentioned I could make a career out of my photography. I was still on maternity leave and loved the idea of pursuing photography because it would allow me to spend more time with my daughter. To do something I loved gave me butterflies. It was then that I purchased my first DSLR camera. Since then, I have been helping others capture their growing families. This significant time is gone in the blink of an eye, so these photographs help freeze the moment to last for a lifetime and share with future generations.

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