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What to wear to a maternity photography shoot

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Family photography, Maternity Photographers, Maternity Photography, New York City, Pregnancy photography |

Today I tackle the big question, “What should I wear to my maternity photo shoot?” and, “What should I bring to my pregnancy photography session?” Wear anything you feel comfortable in and LOVE. Avoid patterns, stripes and plaids unless you love they are a true representation of your personality. I like solid colors: white, black, brown, gray. Avoid bright pink and yellow. Pants – jeans (any color and that belly band really is ok), black pants (yoga pants work...

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Should you do maternity photos with older children

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 in Children's photography, Maternity Photographers, Maternity Photography, Pregnancy photography, pregnancy photography studios |

Maternity photos with older children is a great idea. I like the traditional maternity photos with older children kissing the pregnant belly, hugging mommy and looking up at mommy. I like these shots to be tight, so I usually crop the shot so that just mom’s belly shows. Ideas for setting up belly shots with older children Clothing for mom: Expecting moms who would love to get that key shot with an older child should bring a form-fitting white shirt of very thin fabric. I like the GAP...

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Before and after pictures of a dog in snow

Posted by on Jan 21, 2011 in Pregnancy photography |

I know a lot of you are curious what kind of Photoshop retouching goes into my pictures. Here is an example. All images were shot with the Canon 5D Mark II with a 50mm, 1.8 prime lens. ISO was set at 400 and I had auto color balance set. Before: This was shot at f8.0 at 1/197 of a second. Here is the post-production image: I added a curve where I dropped the blue/yellow curve down just a tad, slid the Color Balance yellow/blue down 6 points, 100 up on the contrast slider, and added a...

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Pregnant New Yorker Event Jan 18, 2011

Posted by on Jan 1, 2011 in Pregnancy photography |

Need some practical advice with a holistic bent? Attend this delightful evening of informative speakers. This is my third appearance at one of these and they are a blast! Plus, the gift bags are filled with both beautiful and useful things. January 18, 2011 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Yummy Mummy 1201 Lexington Avenue (btwn 81st & 82nd St) Register at the the Pregnant New...

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What is luxury? A pair of Cavallo riding boots

Posted by on Nov 13, 2010 in Pregnancy photography |

Many in the equestrienne world agree that this luxurious brand produces the best riding boots in the world. Still almost made entirely by hand, the beautifully crafted, elegant design graces the leg line like no other boot. Hard to find, expensive, long-lasting, highly functional…what more could you want?

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