The Difference a Professional Photographer Makes

In a world where at a touch of a button anyone can make a great photo, how do you justify hiring a professional photographer over an amateur? Well think of it this way. You wouldn’t let someone who says they have trimmed their own bangs once or twice, layer your hair. You would trust that job to someone who has been to beauty school and has a legitimate license. For the same reason, you don’t want to trust your newborn…

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The 3 Most Important Newborn Props that are Never Seen

Amateur photographers starting out soon find there is an overwhelming number of props for newborn photography, from hats to crates to faux furs and everything in between. Building your collection can quickly become an addiction of sorts. If you are just starting your own collection of newborn props, don’t forget the three most important props are the ones not necessarily seen in the photo. These are the backdrop stand, a bean bag, and a space heater. These “background props” will…

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Taking Newborn Photo Props to the Next Level of Adorable

  You’ve just had a newborn, and you want his birth announcement to cause squeals of delight on refrigerators the world across. You don’t want just ANY birth announcement, for your newborn isn’t just ANY baby! It’s the MOST ADORABLE BABY IN THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE… and your newborn photos should to be a testament of that fact. So how do you set your baby’s photos apart from the rest and give them that coveted spot on the front and center…

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40 Newborn Session Photos: Inspiration for Newborn Photography

I’ve been a Newborn Photographer for nearly 10 years. It is not only my job but my passion, and I consider it a privilege to be a part of this fleeting time in a child’s life. I love to capture those tiny details mom and dad wish to cherish, from the wrinkles in their feet to their soft pouty lips. Nothing gives me more pleasure than to highlight all the adorable features of your baby. In this post I’ve selected 40…

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10 Must-Take Photos to Capture on Baby’s First Day

The birth of a little one is a momentous event that will likely pass in a blur of activity. To keep the memories from the day fresh, photos will be a mom’s best friend. You will want to entrust a friend or relative to capture the special day for you, but before you do, make them a list of which moments you would like them to record. This will ensure that you are able to recall every last precious second,…

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Silver Bee’s Newborn Posing Guide

Being a newborn photographer, I have a responsibility to give my clients a great experience. That means not only creating timeless photos but providing a peace of mind that those little tots are in good hands. In this guide, I will share with you several different poses utilized in newborn photography as well as examples. For first-time photographers, I encourage yourself to familiarize yourself with them all. For a more in-depth description of each of these poses go ahead and…

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Outdoor Maternity Photography at Bull Creek Park

Just off Lakewood Drive in Austin, Texas is the ever tranquil oasis, Bull Creek Park. This scenic slice of nature's beautiful greenery offers residents a relaxing place to picnic, play volleyball, hike, swim, and enjoy the outdoors. It is a gathering place for families, sports enthusiasts, dog lovers, and you guessed it.... photographers. Photographers all over the area, including myself, come to Bull Creek Park to capture a piece of Texas's lush surroundings. This is one of my happy places.…

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5 Reasons to Love Newborn Lifestyle Photography

While I enjoy a sleeping baby in a basket as much as the next newborn photographer, I understand that there is no substitute for the emotions and stories captured in Lifestyle Photography. Lifestyle Photography is unique in that it allows photographers to “peek” into the lives of their clients and capture those natural, candid moments that hold so much meaning. It's less about photographing the newborn and more about highlighting the whole experience, capturing the magical newborn stage that exists…

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