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10 Travel Tips with Kids

Organizational Travel Tips – 10 Travel Tips with Kids Do you love to travel but need some ideas on how to keep things organized for packing? These Organizational Travel Tips – 10 Travel Tips with Kids might help give you some inspiration to pack your bags like a pro. My family is a family of […]

Travel

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7 months Milestone Portraits

Photography for 7 months Milestone Portraits is highly recommended and is a great time for capturing your baby’s personality! Sometimes the biggest milestones for baby portraits are taken at 1-2 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, and 1 year. However, if you would like to narrow it down to just a few in the […]

Milestones Studio Sessions

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How to Choose and Download Your Digital Images

How to choose and download your digital images | Newborn Session Edition Part of my job as your newborn photographer is culling images. I go through every image to eliminate eyeblinks, outtakes, and duplicates…any unusable images. Then I look at very similar images and determine which ones are best in focus by zooming in. If […]

Newborn Studio Sessions

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Why You Should Hire a Professional Newborn Photographer

Why should you hire a professional newborn photographer? There are a few life events that can’t be redone. Having a newborn is a short window of time and if you think you want to have photos taken, it’s best to hire a professional newborn photographer. You don’t want to miss out by trying to DIY […]

Newborn Studio Sessions

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How to achieve the best look for your outdoor portraits

How to achieve the best look for your outdoor portraits is somewhat subjective. There are several factors that play a role in creating beautiful outdoor portraits. In this post I recommend what works best for my style of photography and editing style that I provide for my clients. Time of day My favorite time of […]

Family Sessions

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What to Wear for Your Newborn Photo Session

What to Wear for Your Newborn Photo Session Comparing Outfits When I look at my closet of clothes that I wear to go out for special occasions and compare it to the clothing I have in my client wardrobe, I notice a big difference. And that is why I am writing this post to point […]

Newborn Studio Sessions

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How to Choose a Smash Cake | Columbia Maryland Photographer

How to Choose a Smash Cake Size of Cake How to choose a Smash Cake | Columbia Maryland Photographer. I often recommend a certain size and style of cake for a cake smash portrait session. This is because a few factors come into play when photographing the cake. A small size cake still looks big […]

Cake Smash

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Christmas Studio Minis

My favorite subjects to photograph all year are babies and motherhood, but there’s just something special about Christmas studio minis each year. It’s fun to sketch out a new scene in pencil and then watch it come to life through painting and 3D sculpture. I’ve written about my planning process before in a previous post. […]

Christmas Mini Sessions

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close-up image of maternity belly portrait in a gown

Ellicott City Maternity Photographer

Ellicott City Maternity Photographer Many parents want newborn portraits, but sometimes overlooked is having maternity photos. Why not include some portraits to remember that short period of time where you are awaiting the arrival of your new life? I know not everyone enjoys being pregnant, at least with nausea and various other ailments that can […]

Maternity Sessions, Newborn Studio Sessions

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Baltimore Newborn Photographer | Motherhood Photography

What is Motherhood Photography? Motherhood Photography captures the essence of motherhood and this can come in many forms. In some instances, an in-home lifestyle session might freeze a moment of a mom holding her baby while her other children are snuggling in close too. Baltimore Newborn Photographer, Rebecca Leigh Photography loves to capture these moments […]

Newborn Studio Sessions

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