Family photos are so important. They’re priceless in the very moment they’re taken because that moment is gone and your kids will never be so little ever again. But it can be really easy to skip your annual family photos if it’s not an experience the whole family enjoys. Most of us have experienced one […]

Congratulations, new mama! How are you feeling? Maybe excited, overwhelmed … and a little tender. Your body has just accomplished the miracle of bringing a new life into the world and your new bundle of joy is finally here. Giving birth is an amazing process, but it’s also difficult and painful, and chances are your […]

New mother soaking in postpartum sitz bath

A workshop specifically tailored to new moms who want to learn how to take better pictures of their brand new babies. Join us April 23, 2022!



Glean & Co Photographer, Educator and Boy Mom x3

MEET paige

When I was pregnant with my first son, Crewe, I had braces on my teeth and my fingers were too swollen for my rings. I loved being pregnant and feeling my baby inside me was one of the best feelings in the world . . . but I didn’t particularly want to have maternity photos […]

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

Want to successfully take your own DIY Newborn Photos? We have the solution. The Repercussions of Covid-19 on the Newborn Photography Industry…and my response as a business owner, photographer and fellow mom: 2020 meant I missed out on taking some seriously amazing newborn photos. For my brother, my good friends, and for seasoned clients.  Lockdown […]

DIY Newborn Photography {Made Easy}
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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. […]

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- […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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