How To Approach Documentary Family Portraits

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Kirsten Lewis. Kirsten says: “Kari contacted me about doing a Day in the Life session with her girls in Maine this past winter and I couldn’t have been more excited. For one, Kari is a photographer herself and I really admire […]

Directing Children in In-Home Sessions

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Roxanne Bryant. Roxanne says: “Last year I took photos of this family of four when they welcomed a new baby. This year, that little boy turned one and we did a session at their home right before the holidays. The session […]

When the session doesn’t go perfectly the first time

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Bobbi-Jo Stuart. Bobbi-Jo says: “Baby Max is one of my “Baby plan” babies, meaning he gets photographed 4 times over his first year. I took photos of Mom when she was pregnant with him, so it was exciting to finally meet […]

2014 Tips for In-Home Sessions

Lifestyle sessions are a lot of fun, but can seem a bit daunting if you’re just starting to get into them – especially if the client has asked you to do them in their home. We’ve had some very experienced lifestyle photographers contribute some of their best tips on how to handle that situation, as […]

Preparing for In-Home Newborn Sessions

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Leah Jent. Leah says: “This was a recent newborn session of an 8-day-old little boy with TONS of hair! I shot this session in the family’s home.” Leah’s Photography Tip: I am a newborn photographer who mostly shoots the “posed” style […]

Documenting Baby’s Growth by Doing In-Home Sessions

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Stefanie Harrington. Stefanie says: “I used to be pretty intimated when I had to photograph a family session inside a client’s home, but those sessions have actually become some of my favorite, especially for sessions during baby’s first year. With young […]

Working with Mixed Ages During a Session

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Rachel Paulus. Rachel says: “This is a newborn/family session done on-location at my client’s home. There is something so magical about a new child being born into a family and I really wanted to capture this time in a way that […]

Capturing Genuine Moments Between Parents and Newborn

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Michael Kormos. Michael says: “We have a lifestyle approach to newborn photography. Although we still take the time and effort to capture a few posed portraits, we spend most of our session capturing genuine moments between parents and their brand-new bundle […]

How to Prep a Family for a Lifestyle Session

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Emily Lapish. Emily says: “True lifestyle photography is what moves my heart – real families being real with each other. My business tagline is “Life is beautiful. Life is art,” and I believe that with all that I am. I was […]

Authentic Family Portraits by Amy Kolodziej

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Amy Kolodziej. Amy says: “This session was a natural light lifestyle session to celebrate the 6 month milestone of my littlest client featured in the images. I spent an hour in their home playing and laughing and documenting the joy that […]