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As you may already know if you follow me on Instagram or Facebook (or you read our pregnancy announcement blog post — and watched the video!)… we’re expecting baby #2! If you couldn’t tell from the blast announcement across all social media platforms back in August… we’re pretty excited about it! As many of you know, my […]

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I sent a newsletter to my ASP Family earlier today and wanted to share the news with my followers… a change is coming! It’s been a busy season in my office as I make strategic plans to rebrand my business. It’s been almost 5 years since I officially launched Allison Shumate Photography. When I first started my business, I […]

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It felt like Christmas morning when the FedEx truck arrived as I was finishing up my first cup of coffee. It’s here!! My first film camera purchase! If you follow me on Instagram or read my recent Foundations in Film blog post… then you know that I’m learning more about becoming a hybrid photographer, shooting […]

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Y’all! I am grinning from ear-to-ear over here!! I’m finally taking a huge step forward to transform my craft, my passion, and my business. I’m starting the journey of learning how to shoot in film. Film photography has always been something that I’ve been fascinated about… I’ve always wanted to learn but have had too […]

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Ryan got me an Apple Watch Series II for my 30th birthday… and I’m addicted! For those of you that know me or follow along on my blog know that I’m a gadget girl! More specifically… a loyal Apple fangirl! I have to admit… Ryan asked me a while back when the first Apple Watch came out […]

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“The name Fount is grounded in the Middle English version of the word, meaning: a rise or beginning from a source, something that provides what is needed. We grew attached to this name instantly, as we believe it describes motherhood as perfectly as we hope to capture it – a source where life flows from; […]

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A fellow photographer friend posted an awesome blog post today about why she created a personal Instagram account — you can read about it here. I have gone back-and-forth on this because while I certainly still want to post my personal life on my business Instagram account to build more of a connection with my followers… […]

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You guys! I cannot believe that February is already here and busy as ever! This past week I was on-the-go!! If you follow me on Instagram then you’ve seen some of my daily adventures. I photographed 2 newborn sessions, 1 maternity session, and 3 Smash Cake sessions (one being in Northern Virginia) all while coordinating with Ryan […]

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