Photo collection boxes are the perfect way to combine photo display with photo storage. It’s what makes them one of our most popular products! Our collection boxes start with 15 images and can hold as many as 30 7×10 prints matted to 11×14. The clear, anti-scratch acrylic lid acts like the glass in a traditional […]
When you book a photo session with Glean and Co., we encourage you to think about where your images will live. We want you to give this some thought upfront because knowing how you’ll display the finished product influences what kind of images you want to capture. Your wall art (or prints or albums) may […]
In a world of digital, there’s nothing more special than tangible keepsakes. At Glean and Co., we’re proud to offer a variety of fine art products, sourced from around the globe, customized to your preferences, and delivered right into your hands. One of our favorites? Heirloom photo albums. Heirloom Photo Albums: Highlights What makes our […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Baby Photography Mistake #4:⠀ ???????????? Pinterest fail posing⠀ This was the big mistake I made with my first son….and my second for that matter! I looked for inspirational images I liked and wanted for my own baby and then “replicated them” with no knowledge whatsoever on how to actually accomplish these poses ????⠀ Funny, but also […]
Baby Photography Mistake #3: Shooting up the nose ???????????? I feel like this is one of those mistakes that once you know about it, you just see it everywhere. Especially in those milestone pictures where the baby is lying on their back with a letter board next to them! To fix this classic mistake, shift […]
Baby Photography Mistake #2: Ghoul Lighting ????????????⠀ Oooooh, it’s spooky halloween! ???? Except…let’s maybe not light our newborn babies like it is? Ghoul lighting, or monster lighting is when someone is lit from underneath the chin with the light moving up their face. It’s pretty rare for this to happen to adults unless it’s intentional but […]
Baby Photography Mistake #1: ???????????? Taking their safety for granted. A couple years ago I went to a newborn photography conference where the instructor was teaching how to pose a baby in a bucket. She had a completely asleep model in front of her and was explaining the need for an assistant whose hands could be […]
Do you feel overwhelmed? ???? You read last week’s rundown of all the newborn styles and service models and felt paralyzed by options. You thought to yourself “Could I just take the images myself instead?” ✨The answer is yes, yes you CAN take your own newborn photos- but not on a whim.✨ Your baby’s safety […]
Family sessions don't have to take place at your local park and in outfits no one will wear again! Check out a few of our favorite spots for your next family adventure photography session.
Hiring the right newborn photographer is similar to hiring the right wedding photographer! Here are a few things to consider when looking for your perfect match.