This sweet one holds a special place in my heart. She’s my niece and I just can’t get enough of her little chubby self. There is no doubt in my mind that she will be tough as nails with two big brothers who are close in age.

For the past few months, I have had the privilege to photograph families for the cover of a local magazine. Meeting the families is a joy! Meet the Powell family…. It was a scorcher of a day in July when we met. Summer Thunderstorms had already interrupted our appointment once. Despite the heat, the Powell […]

I’ve know Kory his entire 18 years. His mom and I first met in kindergarten. By the time we graduated high school we were the best of friends. So, naturally, when they called to schedule Kory’s senior photos I was thrilled! We met up on a scorching Friday evening to grab a few photos for […]

This has been an exciting year at Amy Payne Photography! Our business has been growing and we are now the feature photographer for the West Dothan Neighbors Magazine! I am excited to announce that I am now offering new products and services! My desire is to serve you by helping you figure out what to […]

    A Good friend knows all your stories… your best friends are the ones who helped you write them.     One of the things we do to make our Senior Session experience memorable is we encourage you to bring a friend along with you for your session. That’s right… grab your bestie and […]

Yay for Senior Week! One of the biggest questions we get asked about Senior Portraits is “What should I wear?” Choosing the perfect outfits is a big deal. An outfit can make or break your session. So here are a few tips for choosing what to wear. 1. Be comfortable – If you aren’t confident […]

  Your Senior Year is just around the corner. It’s a time that you thought might never arrive, and I believe, one of the biggest milestones in your life – a rite of passage. You are crossing over into adulthood. It will be one of the most celebrated times of your life. Of course, you […]

We are SOOO excited that Senior Week is finally here! We will be featuring some upcoming Seniors this week as they are getting ready to enter into their graduating year. Julia is a 2020 Graduating Senior. She is so natural in front of the camera and a joy to photograph! Julia told us what she […]

Adoption brought something I never expected…. Community. There’s a community of family and friends, and sometimes even strangers that rally strong during the process. They are there when you bring that sweet little one home and they are there throughout life. I got to experience that once again last night as I attended an adoption […]

Since today is Valentine’s Day, I’ve been taking a trip down memory lane. We celebrated our first Valentine’s Day together 33 years ago.  (Seriously? That makes it sound like we are dead with old age. )    I remember walking into my dad’s grocery store, where we both worked, to find a giant 3 foot […]