I’m so glad you are diving into the articles here. While my main goal is to help you get the most out of your photo shoot, you’ll find lots more useful tips for everyday mom life. Enjoy!


As a photographer specializing in newborn photography in the Greensburg, PA area, I love doing lifestyle portrait sessions in my clients’ homes and posed newborn photography in-studio, each for different reasons. There are pros and cons with both options, and in this blog post I’m going to share with you the benefits of choosing to […]

April 8, 2023

Why Choose Posed Newborn Photography over Lifestyle?

posed newborn portrait done in studio in Greensburg PA

Getting a baby to sleep is often one of the most challenging things about having a newborn. It’s definitely tough in the early days when you’re exhausted, but don’t worry, this phase won’t last. As a newborn photographer in the Greensburg, PA area (and a mom to three!), I have spent many hours getting babies […]

March 24, 2023

Parenting Hacks: 9 Tips for Getting Your Baby to Sleep (So You Can Sleep)

parents of newborn twins rocking baby to sleep

High quality, professional newborn portraits are an absolute must-have, but the urge to take newborn photos at home every day almost seems like part of the maternal instinct package. We can’t help ourselves – we have to snap photos of our sleeping babes from just about every angle or attempt a rapid fire photoshoot to […]

March 17, 2023

7 Tips for Taking Newborn Photos at Home

Toddler holding her baby sister for newborn photos at home

There are many advantages to at-home family photography sessions in the Greensburg area when the weather and other factors won’t allow for outdoor locations. Don’t let the cold Pennsylvania weather keep you from capturing this time with your family! When done at home, your family is relaxed and at ease, which can result in effortless […]

March 9, 2023

The Advantages of At-Home Family Photography in Greensburg PA

In-home family photography of parents holding toddlers and newborn in Greensburg PA

Few things are more precious to a parent than witnessing their newborn baby’s first year of development. Professional photography sessions are one way to capture these priceless moments. But, with so much going on in a baby’s first year, knowing when to schedule these photoshoots can be difficult. In this article, I’ll examine the developmental […]

January 30, 2023

Planning the Perfect Timing for Your Baby’s First Year Photo Sessions

newborn baby asleep on a bed in Greensburg PA

The third trimester of pregnancy is often a time of excitement and anticipation as your due date draws nearer. It is also a time of many physical and emotional changes as your body continues to adjust to the pregnancy and prepare for labor and delivery. Here’s what you can expect during the third trimester and […]

January 8, 2023

What to Expect in Your Third Trimester

Pregnant woman looking at her baby bump in Greensburg PA

Taking annual family photos may be a tradition in your household, but as your kids get older, you may start to wonder if they’re too old to join in. There’s no such thing as being too old for a family portrait session, and it’s only natural to want to capture the ways in which your […]

January 8, 2023

Professional Portraits for Your Growing Teens: They are Never Too Old

teenage siblings having fun together during a photo session

The holiday break is a fantastic opportunity to relax and enjoy quality time with the whole family, and young children get especially excited about this special time of year. However, keeping kids entertained for two weeks straight can be a challenging task. Planning ahead and making a list of activities to do can help alleviate […]

December 20, 2022

Entertaining Ideas for Kids in Greensburg PA During the Holiday Season

Mom and son sledding in snow in Greensburg PA

If you are looking for fun experiences in vibrant Greensburg, Pennsylvania, read on! This culturally diverse city is home to many performing arts centers, museums, historical sites, and tourist attractions. Here is a list of fun things to do and see while visiting Greensburg, PA:  Watch a Production at the Palace Theatre This center of […]

December 16, 2022

13 Fun Things To Do & See in Greensburg PA

Young family fishing at Twin Lakes Park in Greensburg PA

Wake up! It’s 4:00a.m., and your baby is on the way! You hurry and grab your hospital delivery bag because you don’t have to worry about its contents. They’ve been packed up and ready to go for a month. Packing your hospital bag early is a great way to ensure you have everything you need […]

December 8, 2022

10 Must-Have Items to Pack in Your Hospital Bag for Delivery

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Tracy Miller is a studio and lifestyle photographer specializing in maternity, newborn, kids, and family photography in and around the greater Pittsburgh area.