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my story

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It's a hard "CH", like cherry...with ANDA that rhymes with panda.

An Atlanta native, I'm married to my best friend, and we've made a lovely life together in our old Atlanta bungalow. We have two really cool humans who are growing up too quickly, plus a dog who thinks she's a human.

I'm a Mom. I know that Motherhood is the hardest thing you will ever do. It is messy and wild, and it goes by so fast! It deserves to be documented honestly. Your kids don't need to act like anything but themselves at our session, and I'll show you the beauty in your chaos. 

I studied photojournalism in Boston, and I am drawn to documenting Motherhood and Childhood in a beautiful and authentic way through candids and honest portraits. I've been doing that for other families since 2010.

I'm an introvert who loves books, podcasts, baseball and ice cream; stories make me happy. Community and social justice are essential to me, and interesting light makes my heart sing. I love to travel. Harmony is my number one Gallup strength.

I am also a birth photographer and Doula. Check out The Birth Story Collective 

family at home playing a game



I know you're busy, and the thought of being in front of a camera might not be your vision of an ideal Saturday.

I also know that your children are the light of your life, and that time is flying by. 

Your family and home are perfect because of the love you have created, not because it is Pinterest worthy.


Let's relax, and document your beautiful mess!

Chanda Williams, 

documenting family stories
in Atlanta and decatur
SINCE 2010
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