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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!

In this digital age, when our lives are so easily documented with the swipe of a smartphone, it’s easy to forget how important printing family photos can be.  When was the last time you actually printed your family photos? Are they out there on display, or are they buried in the depths of your computer […]

The Top 6 Reasons for Printing Your Family Photos

photo album by Tracy Miller, Pittsburgh Family and Newborn Photographer

How do you know what to look for when you want to hire a Pittsburgh family photographer? With so many photographers In today’s digital age, finding the right one for you can seem like an overwhelming task. Whether it’s capturing special moments at a wedding, preserving memories of a newborn, or showcasing products for a […]

What to Look for When Hiring a Pittsburgh Family Photographer (and what to avoid)

new mother holding newborn baby girl in Pittsburgh PA

It’s one of the most asked questions I get from new parents: Is newborn photography safe? To protect themselves and the newborns they photograph, a professional photographer who specializes in newborns should have training and certification in how to safely pose and photograph newborns. These posed studio photos are wonderful to have, but you should […]

Is Newborn Photography Safe?

newborn baby posed for portrait in greensburg PA

Finding just any photographer in the Pittsburgh area is easy. But finding a qualified and experienced newborn photographer to capture those early days of your precious baby may take more effort. In this media-loving world with easier access than ever to high-quality photos and those who love taking them, there is no shortage of options […]

How to Find a Qualified and Experienced Newborn Photographer in Pittsburgh

newborn baby girl during a studio photo session in Pittsburgh by Tracy Miller Photography

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 […]

7 Tips for Taking Newborn Photos at Home

Toddler holding her baby sister for newborn photos at home

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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.