Newborn baby girl in purple and smiling.

Your Newborn Session

You’re looking around and thinking about a newborn photo session. Looking at different offerings, you’re feeling kinda overwhelmed to say the least, I get it. This is why you get so much with me. So, I’ll just get right to it and tell you how your session may go ( I say may, because I work around what the baby wants and is willing is to do.). So let’s say you scheduled your session in your 2nd trimester, as recommended, and then you had your baby. Woohoo! Cue the confetti! Oh, and contact the photographer too (I meeannnn, you can

Maternity photoshoot in studio. Mom is wearing a black dress with a gray background and a gold ring around her.

Top 3 Places to Buy Baby Shower Dresses

Your baby shower is coming up and you want to look beautiful since all eyes will be on you. But, what in the world do you wear? Where do you even begin to look? Well, lucky for you, I’ve ordered from many places and will let you in on some of the best places to get them! The best part about most of their dresses is they’re also perfect directly post-partum… Double win! Let’s get to it, shall we?! Baltic Born has a variety of styles and something for every budget. Their quality is great and once you’re finished with

Newborn baby boy face close-up.

Your Photography Experience

Your photography experience is important. Every time you look at your photos, that day will play through your mind. You want to make sure you have a great memory associated with that day. So how is a photography experience different here? Several ways actually!  This is my full time job and delivering you an unparalleled experience is what I’m after, every time.  You’re not just client that comes in, gets their photos taken, and rushed out the door for the next client to do the same. Not here! Your comfort is very important. Your pregnancy and newborn story is different

Photoshoot for maternity in studio. Black background with a gold canvas behind mom wearing a black dress.

Maternity Photoshoot

Your body is working so dang hard to create life and this is your time to celebrate! Embracing the changes your body has and showing yourself you’re still that bombshell you’ve always been! This momma below chose to wear different outfits to get variety within her gallery. This is a great idea since you get to choose your final images in your gallery. You end up with only the images you absolutely love! She also chose to add on professional hair and makeup services, which saved her time, pampered her, and allowed her to feel her best! Let’s get right

Shannon Slemp, with Wood and Lace Photography, preparing for a newborn session in the Morgantown studio.


“Our family is just the right mix of chaos and love.”
– Unknown

Hello! I’m Shannon, the gal behind Wood and Lace. I am a full time professional photographer. When I’m not behind the camera, I am editing, working on the back end (website, marketing, etc), taking new courses to continue to grow my craft, and then all of the mom things after work is over the day. They say if you do something you love that you will never work a day in your life… I beg to differ. When you love what you do, you will work harder than you ever have in your life. The only difference is that it will feel all of the hard work is worth it.