Smarty Pants Photography is the studio that comes to you
unscripted images of the person your child is today …

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THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER (OR IN MY CASE, THE WORLD IS MY STUDIO) I bring the fun to you…wherever your child gets that special glint in their eye – that’s where we’ll shoot. I am in the Hilton Head/Bluffton/Savannah area but put on my traveling pants for any location. At your home, the park, beach, stables, gym … I’ve done them all and more! This session will be all about your child – and what better place to capture a memory than their happy place.

I LOVE MY JOB and am happiest when I have a camera in my hand (… and my dog Howard by my side). Watching the world through the lens of a camera has shown me that it’s the individual details that bring life to every moment. The slow smile that turns into a full blown grin, the hand gestures children use to tell a tale, the furrowed brow of intense concentration…these are the things Smarty Pants
Photography takes its time to capture. It is my honor
to give you images of your child today –
to remember forever.

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Capturing the essence of your child/family is what I do – and we have a whole lot of fun in the process!

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A brand new Smarty Pants – how wonderful! Getting their first photos done should be as joyful as bringing your new bundle home!

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There is no one else quite like you – anywhere – and your Senior Pictures should reflect that!

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I couldn’t imagine using anyone else to capture the moment when I proposed to my fiancee.  Dayle captured the day beautifully and we will be thanking her every time we look at those pictures.
Michael Spears
At a five star restaurant, the waiters manage to seamlessly keep your water glass full, all of which is indiscernible to the patron. Dayle, like a pro, captures moments and moods unbeknownst to her subjects—-the sign of a true pro!
Jocelyn and Phillip Evans
In life you need decent wine, good friends, great family, and a FABULOUS photographer. Thank you, Dayle Thomas!
Katie Mehrling
Dayle photographed our wedding and did an amazing job capturing the emotions of the day. Dayle’s style of photographing captures true expressions that make the images so special and allowed us to spend our wedding day enjoying time with all who attended instead of leaving the party to pose for shots for hours.
Jordana & Topher Sabella
I just wanted to thank Dayle for the excellent job that she did with our wedding pictures! We have so many to choose from and each one is great, I love them all! I would choose her for any pictures when we are in the area in the future!
Brittney Blakey
I LOVE all the pictures of Sawyer. You were wonderful with her. I loved how you just let her do her thing and worked with what she was doing. I am going to have a hard time picking out my favorite shots.
Michelle Blakley
It was nice to be able to capture our daughter in her comfort zone of our home. The pictures are priceless, she really captured her personality.
Stacey Dugger
Her professionalism is impeccable and she’s fun and wonderful with kids! Everyone who knows Dayle can agree with me! Great pictures, great creativity!
Tatiana Clark
Smarty Pants Photography is the best! Thank you Dayle for making the photoshoot with our son, Liam such a fun event. We all had a blast! There are so many great photos that it is hard to decide on which to have printed.
Jennifer Windley