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It’s finally here, folks! Call it Autumn, Fall, Spooky season – whatever your name for it, we’re ready to welcome in the shift in seasons here at Hello Photography. Many of you readers with young ones might be wondering what ways you can have some fun photographing your little ones this autumn. I’ve got lots […]

Fall Newborn Photography Ideas

Newborns, Tips for Moms

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Does taking pictures of babies all day long seem like a dream job? It’s certainly mine! However, I think there are a lot of misconceptions regarding what happens in the studio. It’s not an easy job that just anyone can do – it takes tons of time, training, and continued learning to ensure the baby […]

Newborn Photo Sessions Setup At Hello Photography

Families, Newborns, Tips for Moms

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The first few months of pregnancy go by fast! It’s an exciting couple of months marked by milestones like your first prenatal visit, telling people the good news, feeling the baby move, and (maybe less excitingly) morning sickness. One of the other things to get excited about? Finding a newborn photographer! It might be that […]

Best Newborn Photographer? Here’s How To Pick Yours.

Newborns, Tips for Moms

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Winter outdoor pregnancy photos are so fun to take. You get sparkling cityscapes with lit trees and festive shop windows in early winter. In later winter, you get frost-covered branches and crisp, clear skies. Texas has the luxury of staying relatively temperate during the winter. However, if the Snowpocalypse of 2021 taught us anything, it’s […]

Outdoor Pregnancy Photos: How To Keep Warm During Winter

Maternity, Tips for Moms

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Are you in the new moms’ crowd? It can be a lot to handle, whether it’s your first or fifth time having a newborn! Babies mean a switch-up from the norm: the days of catching up on sleep, taking a week’s vacation, binge-watching your favorite tv show without interruptions, and deep cleaning the house are […]

New Moms | Simple Self-Care Tips

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Many of the Austin parents I work with admit to getting stuck regarding date night ideas. Date nights can come few and far between with a newborn. But they don’t have to! I’m convinced that the reason dates can be so hard with a baby is that it’s hard to think outside of the box.  […]

Austin Parents | Date Ideas For Couples With Newborns

Families, Newborns, Tips for Moms

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Babies delight and surprise us every day. If they didn’t, newborn photography wouldn’t be a thing, and I would be out of a job.  Here are five of the most delightfully weird and wonderful facts I know about babies. Newborns Get Acne. Newborn Photography Can Help.  When you look at newborn photos, you don’t usually […]

Newborn Photography | 5 Interesting Facts About Newborns

Newborns, Tips for Moms

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As you approach week 40 of your pregnancy, you’re likely getting excited, nervous, and anxious about what lies ahead. You’ve already had your maternity photos done, your baby shower is in the books, and now all you have to do is wait. Ask most mothers, and you’ll hear that with enough prepping, the first few […]

Pre-Labor Prepping | Hello Photography

Maternity, Newborns, Tips for Moms

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The first year or two after your baby starts to walk can be an exciting (but stressful) time. As both a mom and a photographer, I know that your toddler can be your most demanding critic when it comes to your cooking, daily routines, and practically anything they can form their sweet little opinions about. […]

Mom Tips | How To Introduce Chores To Kids

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As someone who does a lot of maternity photography and baby photography, I continually evaluate and reevaluate the best way to store photos. Why? Because the way humans take photos is constantly evolving, therefore, photo storage options must also always evolve…    …and because maternity photos and baby photos are moments that deserve to be […]

Backing Up Baby Photos: The Best Way To Store Photos

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