How to Prepare for a Newborn Session

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Austin Newborn Photography

As a photographer, I love when the opportunity for a newborn session arises.  Newborn sessions are fun and challenging at the same time, for everyone involved.  These tiny humans have no regard for mom wanting perfect pictures.  During a newborn session, the photographer and everyone else are playing by the baby's rules, not the other way around. As a seasoned newborn photographer, I have learned how to navigate those (sometimes) turbulent waters. It is my job to make your vision a…

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Neutral Newborn Studio Session

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Modern Austin Newborn Photographer

Neutral Newborn Studio Session Having a new baby is life changing. Every little feature is new and amazing and breathtaking. Their soft and wispy hair, perfectly pursed lips, and dimpled little hands can seize your attention for far longer than any extraordinary event you can imagine. It's why I love capturing all the tiny details when I do newborn sessions. A Simplistic Approach Keeping things modern and simple is my go-to for newborns because they don't need all the frill…

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Silver Bee Photography Featured In People Magazine

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Exciting news for Silver Bee Photography to be featured in People Magazine

Silver Bee Photography was honored to provide the first exclusive photos of Aaron Jermaine II, the newborn son of Olympic Track and Field gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross to People Magazine!  Not only is this family gorgeous but such nice people who absolutely adore their new baby boy. [caption id="attachment_4753" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Sanya & Aaron Ross First Baby Pics of son Aaron Jermaine Ross II[/caption] We were so honored to be asked to do the newborn photoshoot for the track and field…

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Sneak Peek – Newborn Posing

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Newborn photography posing methods for newborn photographers

This newborn baby girl's sneak peek is of one of my favorites, mostly because of her cute little chubby cheeks and the seamless newborn photography posing. The chubbier the better for me and can't get enough of it!  This newborn baby girl looked fabulous in all the colors I pulled.  I have many go-to backdrops and several simple props to use.  Of course my favorite is always tone-on-tone but she was a lucky one that looked good in an array…

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Silver Bee Photography Wins Excellence Award from Photography Magazine

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silver bee photography magazine

Since 2007, Photography Magazine has been featuring the world’s top photographers on their website.  Hillarry of Silver Bee Photography is honored to receive the Excellence Award for newborn photography for 2016! Silver Bee also made the list for the top newborn photographers in Texas from Photography Magazine.  There is amazing talent in the Texas photography community so it seems so amazing and I am beyond grateful for the acknowledgment. It was amazing to wake up and see that I had won…

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The Difference a Professional Photographer Makes

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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

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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

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  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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