the Journal

Kylah and Josh are eagerly anticipating the arrival of their newest family member in just a few weeks! Initially, I discussed with Kylah the idea of using my fine art backdrop from Willow Canvas and create a floral setting, and it exceeded expectations! I swiftly crafted a floral pillar and arranged a vase full of […]

The Sannes Family
A Refined Studio Maternity Session


Capturing the warmth and joy of a sweet newborn in Ohio this winter was truly heartwarming. Born at 12:31 on 12/31, this little one brought an extra sprinkle of magic to their lives that day. Laura and Bill, dressed in the prettiest neutral outfits, created a serene vibe that had me absolutely swooning. Baby Will, […]

Baby Will
A Cozy In Home Newborn Session in Ohio


2023, WHAT a year?! I kicked off my season with an editorial shoot all the way in Maryland and ended the season on the coast in North Carolina with Anna + Seth! I went all over the place, near and far; Maryland, Indianapolis, Bloomington, Cincinnati, Anna Maria Island, Alabama, Texas, Savannah, Charleston, many coastal towns […]

Hayley Moore Photography
My 2023 Year in Review

Engagements, For Brides, Personal, Weddings

In the heart of December, Anna and Seth brought the magic of Christmas to life in their celebration of love all while embodying festive, cozy, and intimate vibes throughout the day. Vibrant red hues wove through the flowers, bridesmaids’ gowns, and decor, evoking the warmth of the Holiday season. The venue, Barn of Chapel Hill, […]

Mr + Mrs Paramore
A Festive Christmas Themed Wedding in North Carolina


Baby Nora arrived only a week ago, greeted by the most incredible, caring, and affectionate parents. Katie and Lucas embraced her warmly, showering her with love. Nora’s middle name, Jeannelle, comes from Lucas’ sister which plays a special part in honoring her. She is also the first grand baby in the family which is so […]

Baby Nora
A Cozy In-Home Newborn Session in Indianapolis


Little Emilia entered the world around a month back, bringing her delightful presence. Michelle and Vince have completely fallen for their adorable baby girl, and Emilia’s big brother, Griffin, has too. Welcoming Emilia and capturing her earliest moments is a true privilege. I cannot wait to watch their journey as a family of four! Congratulations […]

Baby Emilia
An Autumn Michigan Newborn Session


Joe and Cat crossed paths through the dating app Bumble, starting a connection rooted in their shared experiences of having large families and brothers with Down syndrome. Their first date was at The Publican, a restaurant nestled in the West Loop of Chicago. However, a humorous misunderstanding arose when Joe proposed the idea for drinks, […]

Cat + Joe
A Refined Fall Engagement in Downtown Chicago


About a month ago, Lauren and Tony joyfully introduced their adorable son, Peter, to the world. Peter is simply the most precious little baby, and I felt so honored to capture their beginning moments. I had the pleasure of visiting their beautiful home in Chicago and immediately fell for the adorable nursery. The rabbit theme […]

Baby Peter
A Sweet In-Home Newborn Session in Chicago


let the blissful journey begin!