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Welcome to my Studio

Welcome to my studio. My clients often ask me what my favorite subject to photograph is. Babies. I LOVE babies! Although photography has been my hobby for over 25 years, I spent more time taking portraits after my daughter was born. By the time I was pregnant with my 3rd baby, I knew that newborn […]

Newborn Studio Sessions, Rebecca Leigh Studio

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Newborn Only – All Wrapped Studio Session

I offer two studio session types for newborns. Parents that want just a few photos of their baby only, might be interested in the 1 hour, Newborn Only – All Wrapped Studio Session. The reason the 1 hour session is “All Wrapped” is because once a newborn is securely swaddled, they are usually quite content […]

Newborn Studio Sessions

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newborn and sibling portraits on a flokati

Newborn & Sibling Portraits | Ellicott City Photographer

Newborn & Sibling Portraits | Ellicott City Photographer. I had an idea for a new blog post, only to realize I covered a similar topic in a post last year. But, it is still worth writing because the focus is slightly different. Working with toddlers is a mixed bag 😉, but Newborn & Sibling portraits […]

Newborn Studio Sessions

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Newborn in peach pink wrap with teddy bear on a flokati

When should we take newborn photos?

A common question expectant parents ask is, “When should we take newborn photos?” Every newborn session is different. Some babies are awake. Some babies are asleep. It just depends on the baby. I usually try to photograph newborns in the studio within 1-2 weeks after the baby is born. During the first 2 weeks of […]

Newborn Studio Sessions

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Newborn boy on gray blanket

Getting Back to What I love to Do

Over the past 19 months, I’ve reflected on the future of my photography business, with a positive outlook. Getting back to what I love to do has certainly never been a question of if, but rather, when. I am going to have a successful newborn photography business, but I’ve had to wait VERY patiently. There […]

Newborn Studio Sessions

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Ellie headband on a newborn baby girl in a bowl made by Rebecca Leigh Studio

Handmade Headbands for Newborn Photography

Rebecca Leigh Studio is proud to announce the opening of my shop, Sweet Rebecca Leigh. I create handmade headbands for newborn photography. Not only do these delicate and sweet designs look beautiful and elegant on newborns, they are perfect for baby and children photography too! The story behind the headband creations I first became interested […]

Newborn Studio Sessions, Rebecca Leigh Studio

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Newborn boy sleeping in wrap

Ellicott City |Newborn Studio Session |Connor

If you have an older baby, you know that once they started to crawl or walk, that it was over. No more staying in one spot. This makes relaxing with a baby, a thing of the past, and you’ve now entered the “I can’t get anything done” phase. All eyes must be on this precious […]

Newborn Studio Sessions

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