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Thanks to June Bug Photography ( for featuring me in their blog post. It’s an honor to be listed as one of the top 10 black-owned newborn businesses in the US. To see the list of the other 9, is amazing. They are also so talented! My goal at Joanna Booth Photography is to provide […]


August 28, 2020

10 Black-Owned Newborn Photographers Across the Nation

joanna booth photography captured a sleeping newborn baby boy swaddled and wrapped in cloth in a vintage bucket while in houston texas
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The reality of motherhood… I loved watching SNL this weekend (The Day You Were Born) and the portrayal of how we gloss over the terrible parts of motherhood for our kids. It was hilarious, but so true. It inspired me to write this blog post on some of the realities we don’t discuss and tend […]

Family, Maternity, Newborn

May 14, 2018

The Reality of Motherhood

mom with her son and daughter captured by joanna booth photography
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Something Old, New, Borrowed, and You I’ve felt inspired to create something different. I’ve used the beloved wedding phrase, something old, new, borrowed, and blue with a slight tweak for my business recently.   Something Old There’s a bit of nuance to my perspective of using something old. To me, old is a vintage prop […]


May 7, 2018

Something Old, New, Borrowed, and You

A new mom posed during her photoshoot with her newborn baby
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The 10 Things Photographers Will Never Tell You Sometimes it is difficult to live this life as an entrepreneur. Striving for equality in our goals to reach the American dream is a daily rollercoaster ride. I, personally, don’t want to just survive, but thrive in this business. So, I’m sharing a glimpse into some of […]

Newborn, Tips

April 22, 2018

The 10 Things Photographers Will Never Tell You

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There are so many theories around where newborn photographers obtain the things they need to put together a photoshoot. Many of my clients think I make outfits, or there is this giant baby store where I get all of my props. But there isn’t. Over years, I’ve narrowed my vendors to the ones that fit […]


February 5, 2018

The 10 Oddest Places You’ll Find A Newborn Photographer

A precious baby girl sitting on a moon prop in th

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