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I've encouraged tickle fights and squishy hugs for over six hundred families. My people are fun, down-to-earth and find joy in parenthood, all the while keeping it real with a little humor, and even a cuss word or two. 


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HI. I'M LINNAE HARRIS.

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA PHOTOGRAPHER

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Website Visitors Like most website operators, Linnae Designs collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Linnae Designs’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Linnae Designs’s […]

As photographers, we all have a few tools in our toolbox that we use often. I’d like to share one of my favorite “go to” tools with you today. These are movement prompts or activities that I use during my sessions when I am photographing families with young children. Sometimes I will use an active […]

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1. Family portraits are largely about capturing relationships and interaction and that’s pretty tough to capture when everyone is far away from each other, so the first thing I do is get everyone to squish together. 2. I like to get everyone’s heads fairly close together which can be done by having everyone sit down. Even […]

We love to see ourselves and our love ones in photographs. Probably more than 90% of the photos in the average photo album are pictures of people. One way to greatly improve your family’s photos is to think about what you want the photo to say before you snap the shutter. When you flip through […]

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Facebook is an ideal place to share your photos with friends and family. Use these tips to ensure you’re posting your best pictures, especially the one that serves as your online first impression—your profile picture! Get in close The profile picture is quite small – consider taking a close-up of your face or upper body […]

It seems the goal of good outdoor photography is finding the right light! Midday, harsh sunlight can lend itself to unflattering tones, dark shadows, and a heap of disappointing photos. But don’t despair. Mother nature has ever so graciously given us a couple of perfect hours… THE GOLDEN HOURS The first hour or so after […]

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When printing your fabulous photographs, keep in mind that images may look different when printed at different sizes. Below is a great visual of a photo crop comparison chart. This guide is a great reference to show how photos will look at different crops. Many people don’t realize that a lot is taken away when printing […]