Rainbow Newborn Baby Girl | KJ Bradley Photography

Kobie was one of my first newborns.  I called him “Mr. Smiley” because he was always grinning from ear to ear.  Now Kobie and his family welcome a sweet baby sister who is a blessing. I can’t wait to see her smiles as she grows into a beautiful young lady.

2015 Competition Success!

As my boys get older and more active, finding time for competition is harder and harder.  I did manage to submit a few images in the professional photography competitions and two earned additional merits in the Professional Photographer’s of America (PPA) regional (SEPPA) and international competitions (IPC).  One also merited

Wilson Botanical Gardens | Children by KJ Bradley Photography

I have been blessed to photograph Bella for her birthday for the past 4 years.  This year we went to the beautiful Wilson Botanical Gardens.  The Master Gardners of the NC Cooperative Extension Service have prepared a lovely space with whimsy and serenity.  The colorful flowers are beautiful for photos.

You’ve Come a Long Way Baby ~ First Year Baby Plan | KJ Bradley Photography

What a difference one year makes in the life of a new baby!  I met Huntington at her newborn session.  She came back every three months and you can really see the changes as her hair grew curls and her little teeth made their appearance!  It happened in the blink

The Winner – First Place Agricultural Photo, KJ Bradley Photography

By now many who follow my facebook page have seen this picture taken at the 2013 NC State Fair.  But what you may not know is that the photo won First Place honors for “Fair Agricultural Photo” at the recent International Association of Fairs and Exhibits (IAFE) annual conference held

International Photographic Competition – A First Timer’s Perspective

For the last few days, the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) has been hosting the highest print competition, the International Photographic Competition (IPC).  Photographers across the world have been clinging to their cell phones for the telling texts that are the first notification the fate of each image submitted as

It’s a Cake Smash!

This little guy let me take his newborn pictures and then he joined my baby planners.  It has been a true joy watching his personality develop.  He is such a happy friendly little guy!  You never know how a one-year old will respond to cake, but I think it is

Newborn Portrait Session with Four Generations

I have known this mom for a long time.  She could probably tell you stories about my crazy teaching style as she once was a student in my high school chemistry class.  I am so proud to know her and to be able to see the strong Christian mom she

Outdoor Portrait on Black

Recently I noticed a post by Digital Photography School in my newsfeed explaining how you can created a low key portrait on a black background while outside in daylight.  I didn’t believe it was possible, so I had to try it myself.  Below are the results.  It’s not a perfect

Class Auction Photo Projects

Thanks to Pinterest, a little creativity, supportive teachers, and awesome kids, we were able to create these auction items for our school this year. For the project above, each student gave me his/her favorite Bible verse.  We took individual photos with bright card stock and Photoshopped the rest. For this