The anticipated arrival of a new baby is a big deal throughout the family and extended family. For months and months, your family, friends, and others have looked forward to the day your baby finally arrives. A great way to share the joy of your newborn is to send them high-quality newborn photos of your […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
After waiting 6 years after marriage to have children, I decided to invest in professional photos with Glean and Co. when I got pregnant. I always knew I wanted a special newborn photoshoot, but instantly all her life moments became so important to me when I knew that we were becoming a family. I’ll treasure the album and photos forever and am so grateful to Paige and Glean & Co. for the memories.