Christy Martin Photography » My Life... clients, family & specials!

  • Christy… The Girl Behind the Lens

    Every great success story starts with a dream. For me, my dream was to always have a camera in hand and a great story behind every shot. In Kindergarten, it was bringing my camera to Show N’ Tell when everyone else brought toys. In middle school, it was getting to know the employees at my local photo lab. In high school, it was an essay I wrote about my 'dream job' of being a photographer.

    I have been truly fortunate to watch my lifelong passion of photography bloom into a career and source of happiness in my life. Part of that happiness comes from my love of children and embracing that in my business. My adoration for kids allows me to engage them in a way that makes sessions feel more like a play-date! Whether it’s chasing them around trees or fields, chatting with them about their favorite flavor of ice cream or watching them laugh while I make a funny face, I find it truly uplifting to be a part of their world.

    In the same way that every picture tells a story, so too does my blog. I use it to capture pieces of both my professional and personal life. It includes client session photos, engaging stories behind those clients, and even little glimpses into my own family, friends and interests. The curls in my daughter's hair and the cool rock my son found are just a few of the things that inspire me every day!

Category Archives: FAMILIES

Mack, Maya, Mack, Bear & Maya

I’ll let you in on a secret… Each time I go back to Georgia, you can find me in 1 of 3 spots: my grandparent’s living room, my parent’s kitchen or my sister’s couch. (Okay, maybe add The Cheesecake Factory, since we don’t have one in NW Arkansas.)  Regardless… most of the week is spent […]

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When Matt and Catalina said our time together each year is their “tradition,” I was VERY excited!  Not only do I LOVE traditions, I LOVE photographing this incredible family!  In terms of sweet families and siblings, these guys are at the top of the list!

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The Summeralls Fall Photos

Would you believe I’ve gotten to be part of the Summerall’s life for 10 YEARS?!?! One of my favorite all-time sessions was when Kohen & Maya were lil’-bitty.  It was in the beginning of my depression when everything started going numb; but during my time with them, I actually felt ALIVE and HAPPY again. Well, […]

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Michael, Lindsey, Michael & Maddox

As my sister and I watched my mom cook a huge Thanksgiving meal, our conversation began with the CMA (specifically on how getting to see Thomas Rhett’s performance of “Life Changes” was worth having to sit through Brad Paisley’s horrific attempt to be funny), but somehow shifted to our FAVORITE topic- ADORABLE lil’ kids.  After […]

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Jon, Rachael, Bailey & Sawyer

Even though I felt so much excitement and gratitude for all my Georgia Fall Mini Sessions booking-up before I could even post them online, as I hurried around my parent’s house gathering my goodie bag and equipment the morning of my sessions, Matthew could sense how nervous I also was.  He pulled me close and […]

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The Crow Family

Have you ever met a family who’s just too great for words?  Well, that’s exactly how I feel about Kevin & Kayla. I got to serve with Kevin at Grace Point Church and was really impacted by his high-fives, positive attitude and heart for others.  I love Kayla’s adventurous spirit, killer shoes and gentle personality.  […]

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