As moms, you hear it all the time: “They grow up so fast!” It doesn’t always feel that way in the day-to-day, but it’s true. Babies grow quickly. And it’s so important to capture their milestones before those moments are gone. Capturing Baby Milestones The big baby milestones to capture are the classics: ·        Smiling […]

It’s easy to love our babies; it’s not always easy to feed them. Every mother’s story of feeding her baby is different, special, and deserves to be documented. For some mothers and babies, breastfeeding comes easy and is a treasured experience. For others, it’s a struggle—for so many reasons. But whatever your story, we believe […]

Decisions, decisions. After you’ve invested in a professional photography session, you’re faced with how to choose the right images for your walls. And choosing which images to keep and which to toss can be hard. Who are we kidding? It can be completely overwhelming. In fact, sometimes the plethora of choice leads to no decision […]

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Newborns

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Outfitting your bump… with the wall in mind Wondering what to wear for your upcoming maternity photoshoot? Here are 3 things to consider when planning for your Boise Maternity photoshoot.    I don’t really advertise myself as a maternity photographer. Not that I don’t like taking them, I just much prefer the baby to the bump. […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

How to plan a successful DIY photoshoot for your baby’s 1st birthday Last week I photographed not 1, not 2 but 3 people who share my birthday! I felt a special kinship to each of them simply because we were all born on November 28th. I have always been a big birthday fan- I love […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Are you looking for a solution to take your own DIY Newborn Photos? Or maybe you are a professional photographer who occasionally photographs newborns but not enough to warrant the cost of all the posing aids and props? Here are 4 inexpensive ways to create a “nest” for newborn photography. I have to admit something- […]

So you just had your bundle of joy and the time has come to take some newborn photos. Congratulations on your new arrival! So when are those photos going to be snapped?  This is a question that begs consideration long before your little one arrives. In order to get those perfect, curly 1-10 day old […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The perfect maternity photo can be taken around the 8th or 9th month of pregnancy, as long as you are not too far along to be very uncomfortable. This can be done in any season. But there are some considerations to take in that are unique to photography in the winter time. Late pregnancy brings […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Have you ever sat with your loved ones on a comfy couch; maybe in your mother or grandmother’s home and leafed through all of the old photo albums together? What joy it brings is and what memories we share during times like these are treasures that cannot be exactly matched by any other experience. 

You’ve found your photographer, set a date, and now the big day is almost here! At any time of the year, a photo session is a great way to spend time as a family and create a cherished, lasting memory. But before you go in (or out) for the shoot, there are several things to […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Do you feel like you have a lot of time?⁠ ????️⁠ Last night, as I should have been going to bed I was scrolling through instagram and 2 images popped up back to back- 1 from a friend here in Boise, one from a friend in Seattle.⁠ ????⁠ Their posts had almost identical captions on […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What do you need to successfully take your own newborn photos and avoid all these mistakes we’ve been talking about? A roadmap. ⁠⠀ ????????????⁠⠀ A map that guides you to ⁠⠀ ✔️A safe setting for your baby⁠⠀ ✔️Good lighting⁠⠀ ✔️Flattering angles⁠⠀ ✔️Easy DIY poses⁠⠀ ✔️Equipment you already have on hand⁠⠀ Are you ready for that […]

Baby Photography Mistake #5:⁠⠀ ????????????⁠⠀ ⁠Believing you need fancy equipment and all the things.⠀ When I had my first baby I wanted alllllllll the things. The crib, the swing, the carrier, the snot sucker, the stroller, etc etc. And of course, I wanted them to be brand new (I know, I’m a total snob, but really […]

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