Apollo & Ivy Photography North Liberty, Iowa Family Senior and Newborn Photographer

LOW-STRESS, WALL-WORTHY PHOTOGRAPHY FOR ULTRABUSY PEOPLE.

Family, Senior, and Newborn Photographer in North Liberty, Iowa

HI, FRIEND!

Working with a photographer shouldn’t feel like adding a ton of tasks to your plate.
(Who has time for that anyway?)

MY SUPERPOWER IS MAKING YOUR EXPERIENCE EASY.

Let me take care of the details for you.

You don’t have to pick a location or dream up outfits out of thin air. I’ll tell you where to go, how to be, where to put your hands, where to look, what to do, and best of all, we will have FUN.

I’ve got you!

I WILL PUT MY SUPERPOWERS TO WORK FOR YOU.

~Lydia

How you can work with me

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Families

Every family looks different, and that’s fine by me. All you need to do is show up ready to love on your family and laugh; I’ll take care of the rest.

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Newborns

No baskets or buckets here; relaxed, at-home sessions featuring your baby and your family doing what they do best: being together.

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Seniors

I’ll guide you through a laid-back and easygoing senior photo experience, from planning outfits to posing to ordering.

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North Liberty Photographer

Schools

These aren’t your mama’s school photos. I deliver natural-light and timeless works of art you’ll treasure for years.

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North Liberty Photographer

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“Lydia is super organized and helpful, and made our photo session stress-free. Navigating mom life is hectic, but she made it all so easy.”

— Olivia O.

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“This was by far the most organized and easy experience I’ve ever had with a photographer. Lydia does all the work.”

— Amy J.

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“Nothing short of WONDERFUL. Lydia’s incredibly detail-oriented and full of energy. The photos are sensational.”

— Charity H.

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North Liberty Photographer
Lydia Fine Apollo & Ivy Photography

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Hello there!

I want to make your experience as stress-free as possible, and to create authentic photos of you and your family. You don’t have time to manage a photographer on top of everything else, so I make the process of photos easy, start to finish.

WILL WE GET ALONG LIKE PEAS AND CARROTS?

Let’s find out.

hands full

You’re busy as all get-out. You need a photographer that doesn’t add to your stress, has her $**t together, and never leaves you guessing.

posed = meh

Your favorite family photos aren’t traditionally posed. The “look at the camera and smile” photo is fine, but not your first pick to go on the walls.

life is short

You don’t take yourself too seriously. Sometimes the kids eat cereal for dinner, but they survive just fine (and hey, it’s fortified).

You ready?

Let’s get this party started. See the low-down on packages, pricing, and how to book your session.

“You did such an amazing job capturing my family. It was so nice to see genuine smiles from my kids. You are amazing at what you do.”

—Kara E.

“You had great communication throughout, and were so easy to work with!”

— Michelle E.

“Lydia, you get us. I commend you on your ability to see people in their element and to capture love and emotions in such a genuine way!”

— Kirsten K.

“I cannot thank you enough for making Audrey’s senior photos so special, and your attention to detail. It will be a day she will never forget!”

— Pamela M.

“There is not a thing I can think of that would improve the experience. You are on top of your game and it shows.”

— Colin O.

“These photos are stunning. I can’t stop looking at them, and just cannot thank you enough.”

— Cara K.

“You are so wonderful that I can’t even breathe.”

— Sara J.

“Seeing my daughter’s face light up when she saw her senior photos was priceless. Thank you for helping her feel relaxed and comfortable, she had so much fun!”

— Jessie A.

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