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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)

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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?

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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 […]

Why Choose Posed Newborn Photography over Lifestyle?

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Entertaining Ideas for Kids in Greensburg PA During the Holiday Season

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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 […]

13 Fun Things To Do & See in Greensburg PA

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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.