photography

Photographing Kids for Holiday Cards

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Every year I put tons of thought into my holiday card (see past photos here). I come up with a theme, I get props, I go all out. My friends have begun to expect, even anticipate what I'll put out every year. So when one of my friends was telling me that she couldn't... read more

DIY Newborn Photography: How to Avoid Taking Bad Pictures

Photo: iStock
Photo: iStock
Photography is one of the things I'd love to be good at. Newborn photography is so precious and such a big thing right now. I love looking up "newborn photo props" on Etsy and seeing all the things people come up with. For some reason, my husband and I went the DIY route with newborn... read more

Hot Trend: Photographer in the Delivery Room — Would You Have One?

Photo: Nikki Williams
Photo: Nikki Williams
Obviously, you're going to take a million pictures of baby right after she's born -- and probably even have a photographer do a newborn shoot. But what about having a professional snap away during labor and delivery? According to The New York Times, more and more parents-to-be are hiring photographers to capture their baby's... read more

I’d Never Take Any Photos of My Kids if I Didn’t Have an iPhone

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On family outings, my husband is the one who lugs around the paparazzi-style camera and bag with additional flashes, fancy lenses and other accoutrements. When I'm at the playground alone and have one eye following my 5-year-old who is scaling the slide backwards and the other on my two-year-old who is bound to get clocked... read more