Carrie Howland Photography is family, newborn and maternity photographer located in Huntersville, NC and serving the greater Charlotte, NC area.  Carrie specializes in artistic sessions that capture joy and incorporate stunning light.  Currently booking 2018 newborn, maternity, family and senior photography sessions.  Contact Carrie at 704.651.7173.

Lifestyle Films / Charlotte ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
I would say that I fell in love with photography in 2010 when I was merrily taking photos of my busy toddler son and anxiously awaiting the birth of my daughter.  I took my first photography class that summer and learned how to shoot in manual. ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Friday, February 17, 2017
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
Day two of my mini sessions in Davidson, NC brought me more good looking families. ...
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Charlotte Maternity Photographer / ...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This was one of my favorite maternity sessions to date.  After tossing around ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I shoot so many sessions in wide-open spaces like grassy fields, parks and gardens and I ...
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Charlotte Maternity Photographer / ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I’ve been so remiss about updating the blog. That happens in the fall! The busy ...
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Holiday Traditions In-Home Family ...
Monday, October 24, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I was recently reflecting upon how it seems that just yesterday, we were taking down the ...
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Charlotte Maternity Photographer / ...
Monday, September 12, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I first met this family eighteen months ago when I took their son’s newborn ...
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Charlotte Maternity Photographer / ...
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I knew that this session would be spectacular after my first conversation with this ...
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Charlotte Maternity Session ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I like to provide my expecting mommies who hire me for their maternity photos with a ...
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Charlotte, NC Newborn In-Home ...
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This cute little guy's mommy and I had originally planned for a maternity session in Fort ...
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Huntersville Maternity ...
Monday, August 01, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I love photographing maternity sessions. There is so much excitement as expecting parents ...
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Huntersville Family Photographer / ...
Monday, July 25, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I rarely share my personal photos on my blog but we just came back from a lovely vacation ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I had the pleasure of taking this little beauty’s newborn photos last summer and ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Monday, June 13, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I always look forward to family mini sessions.  I love getting to meet new families ...
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Davidson Family Photographer / One ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I first met this beautiful boy as a newborn and it has been my pleasure to capture the ...
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Charlotte Senior Photographer / ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
Working with seniors is a rare treat for me. More often, I’m working with babies ...
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Charlotte Newborn Photographer / ...
Monday, May 09, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I’ve been photographing this lovely Charlotte family since their little girl was a ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
On a chilly Saturday evening in February, I arrived to the location early to scout out ...
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Charlotte Baby Photographer / ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I have been photographing this little sweetheart since before she was born. I first met ...
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Huntersville Family Photographer / ...
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I'm excited to announce the dates for my 2016 spring mini sessions.  I am offering a ...
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Sweetest Newborn Baby / Charlotte ...
Friday, February 26, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
Newborn sessions are tough (physically).   They involve hauling lots and lots ...
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My gorgeous friend and her 3 ...
Monday, February 22, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
One of my last sessions from the fall was for my gorgeous friend of 20+ years and her ...
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Beautiful Denver Family with Teens ...
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I cannot tell you how thrilled I was that we were going to have sunshine for this family ...
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Gorgeous Children in a Fairy Tale ...
Monday, February 08, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I have photographed these gorgeous kids three times now.  Their parents are old and ...
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Beautiful Family of Three / ...
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
When planning this family’s session, this beautiful family requested a natural ...
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Features and Press / Charlotte ...
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I have been overjoyed and so grateful to have my images featured in some of my favorite ...
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Best Laid Plans / Charlotte Mini ...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I had five families scheduled for my 2nd day of mini sessions in early November.  ...
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Uptown Funk / Charlotte ...
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
Okay, I admit that I was just a little bit addicted to that Bruno Mars jam in 2015.  ...
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Rain Rain Go Away / Charlotte ...
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
In years past, I felt like we had a lot of grey fall days, not necessarily a lot of rain ...
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Charlotte Photographer / Vibrantly ...
Monday, December 21, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I first met this bunch of cuties in my daughter’s dance class two years ...
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Charlotte Family & Children’s ...
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
As an artist, I love the creative side of running a photography business.  I love ...
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Charlotte Photographer / Gorgeous ...
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
It is always fun to do a photo session with friends that you have known for a ...
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Charlotte Baby Photographer / Mini ...
Monday, November 16, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I love this little family.  I have had the privilege of documenting the milestones ...
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Huntersville Children’s ...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I met this beautiful family last fall during my 2014 minis and then got to see them again ...
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Charlotte Photographer / Golden ...
Monday, November 09, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
Ah, the golden hour!   As photographers, we are forever in search of the ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This adorable family of three came to me via the referral of a life long friend of mine ...
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Charlotte Maternity Photographer / ...
Monday, November 02, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I recently attended the Click Away 2015 conference in San Antonio, Texas.  It was a ...
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Charlotte Lifestyle Newborn ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I first met this momma when I did her maternity photos back in July.  She was ...
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Matthews Baby Photographer / ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I was originally scheduled to photograph these sweet little guys as newborns.  ...
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Charlotte Mini Sessions This Fall ...
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
At least weekly, I receive an email requesting a mini session but I only offer mini ...
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Charlotte Maternity Photographer / ...
Monday, September 07, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I recently wrote a post describing my move to fine art maternity.    You ...
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Charlotte Newborn Photographer / ...
Friday, August 28, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I have lots of people ask me to describe the differences between “lifestyle” ...
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Charlotte Baby Photographer / Six ...
Friday, August 21, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
It has been such an honor to document the important milestones in little miss ...
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Gorgeous Family & Newborn in ...
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This family is very special to me.  Our kids go to the same preschool and ...
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Charlotte Summer Mini Session / ...
Monday, July 27, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I get lots of requests for mini sessions and typically do these twice per year.  One ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
Imagine my surprise when I was perusing one of my favorite photography blogs today and ...
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Davidson Baby Photographer / 3 ...
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I first met little baby “W” at his Davidson, NC home for his lifestyle ...
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Davidson Family Photographer / ...
Friday, July 10, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I first met this beautiful family at their Mooresville home when shooting their beautiful ...
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Charlotte Newborn Photographer / ...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
Four beautiful kids under the age of 5!  Give these parents props.  J  I ...
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Charlotte Maternity Photographer / ...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
For some time now, I have had a vision.  I wanted to rebuild my maternity portfolio ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I was excited to work with this family since this mommy used to work with my husband. ...
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Charlotte Mini Session / Charlotte ...
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
For one day only, I'm offering studio mini sessions at my Huntersville, NC home.  A ...
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Charlotte Newborn Photographer / ...
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This pretty girl is the little sister to my first ever (as a professional) newborn that I ...
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Charlotte Newborn Photographer / ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I love photographing all newborns and they are all so precious.  This baby was extra ...
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Charlotte Baby Photographer / ...
Monday, May 25, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I'm excited to announce summer mini sessions for one day only in June!!  On June ...
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Charlotte Cake Smash Photographer ...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
It has been such a pleasure to watch this sweet baby grow and turn one!!  I first ...
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Charlotte Baby Photography ...
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
It has been such a joy to photograph this family and follow them through their pregnancy, ...
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Charlotte Children's Photographer ...
Friday, May 01, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
Hopefully, you'll see this cute litte face on your television very soon (she just shot ...
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Charlotte Maternity Photographer / ...
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
You know how people always say "she is glowing" when talking about a mother to be. ...
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Davidson Newborn Photographer / ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
What a joy it was to photograph this handsome little guy with his adoring parents in ...
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Huntersville Newborn Photographer ...
Monday, April 13, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This session was special because this family lives next door and they are the sweetest ...
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Mooresville Newborn Photographer / ...
Monday, March 30, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This sweet little guy surprised us all by coming almost 1 month early.  Originally ...
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Charlotte Children's Photographers ...
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
Every photographer with kids understands the term "PCS".  For those of you who are ...
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Charlotte Couples Photographer / ...
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This session was a spur of the moment thing.  That cute guy you see below is my baby ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I love beautiful portraits of my kids.  You know the ones with the perfectly ...
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Charlotte Headshot Photographer / ...
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This little youngster from Cornelius, NC dreams of becoming an actress and with several ...
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Charlotte Newborn Photographer / ...
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I first met this beautiful Huntersville, NC family in the fall when I photographed their ...
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Belmont Family Photographer/ ...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I love doing family photos for friends.   I've known this beautiful couple since ...
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Charlotte Photographer / Archiving ...
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Many of you noticed that the blog looks different and hopefully better!!  I just switched blog services so this new blog only goes back a few days.  If you were looking for something for one of my Charlotte, NC family, newborn, children or ...
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Charlotte Headshot Photographer / ...
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
I have watched this beautiful actress, Katlyn Gonzalez grow up.  She lived next door ...
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Charlotte Couples Photographer / ...
Friday, January 23, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
This session marked the second time I photographed this adorable couple with their doggie ...
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Charlotte Family Photographer / ...
Friday, January 23, 2015
Charlotte Maternity Photographer / Waiting For Baby Desai
 To date, this was one of my favorite sessions.  It was actually a mini session ...
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