10 Simple Tips for a Successful Newborn Photo Session

Newborn photography sessions are the sweetest!  Seeing your sleepy little baby all curled up like they're in your belly is such a wonderful memory to capture and preserve.  They just grow so quickly!  Both of my children outgrew their newborn-sized clothes within a a few weeks.  Wah! Here are a few useful things to know… Continue reading 10 Simple Tips for a Successful Newborn Photo Session

The Draw of Posed Newborn Photography

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Northern Virginia newborn photographer, Rebecca Danzenbaker, is renowned for her posed (studio) newborn photography and talks about why she switched from lifestyle newborn portraiture.

How I Protect Your Family’s Images

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Rebecca Danzenbaker shares her system for protecting the portraits she takes of your family.

Newborn Portraits of Our New Dog (Oh Yes, I Did!) | Loudoun Newborn Photographer

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Some good news to share!  We adopted a new dog, Minnie, a few weeks ago from a rescue organization called Paws for Seniors, a really wonderful non-profit group that places older dogs into homes (please go show them some love!).   Minnie is a 4-year-old Pekingese, but since Pekingese usually have long lives, I thought 4… Continue reading Newborn Portraits of Our New Dog (Oh Yes, I Did!) | Loudoun Newborn Photographer

Adding older siblings into newborn photos | Ashburn, VA newborn photographer

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Add siblings into your newborn's portraits with some tried and true techniques.

I photographed a celebrity! (Leesburg, VA newborn photographer)

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OMG, you guys!!  So you know how pretty much every industry has its own celebrities?  Like, Warren Buffet is a business-world celebrity, and Gordon Ramsay is a celebrity chef?   Well, the photography world has its own celebrities, too!  And on December 31st, one of them, Rachel Brenke, reached out to me asking for information for… Continue reading I photographed a celebrity! (Leesburg, VA newborn photographer)

Sabrina’s newborn photos | Brambleton VA newborn photographer

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I had little Miss Sabrina in my newborn photography studio a few weeks ago. She was such a great sleeper!  I spend a lot of time during each newborn photo session just working on posing the newborn's hands. If the babies are dreaming and not in a deep sleep, they'll move their hands quite a… Continue reading Sabrina’s newborn photos | Brambleton VA newborn photographer

Anatomy of a Newborn Photo Session | Loudoun County, VA Newborn Photographer

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Hi all! Now that I've been photographing newborns for several years, I've found that I've really gotten into a flow with my newborn sessions. It helps so much to start out with a plan for all of the poses and props I'm going to use, and I have everything set up before my little clients… Continue reading Anatomy of a Newborn Photo Session | Loudoun County, VA Newborn Photographer

Celebrating life | Ashburn VA Newborn Photography

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I went to the funeral of one of my former bosses last week. He was such a kind man with a joyful heart.  He left this world much too soon. Though the funeral brought tears, it was also quite the celebration of his life and accomplishments, and the long drive to and from gave me… Continue reading Celebrating life | Ashburn VA Newborn Photography

Jacob’s newborn portraits | Newborn photography in Ashburn, VA

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I can't believe it's been two months since I've blogged! Well, I guess that in some ways shows how awesome the past two months have been! I've already photographed over 20 newborns this year in addition to many expectant moms and other families! I couldn't resist sharing Jacob's newborn portrait session with you, because his… Continue reading Jacob’s newborn portraits | Newborn photography in Ashburn, VA