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A new mother is holding her newborn for the first time at EvergreenHealth Family Maternity Center in Kirkland, WA after going through a c-section.

Birth photography is unique and quite different from other photography genres. The birth of a child only happens once, and can happen at any hour of day or night! Birth photography captures so many special things–high emotions and beautiful moments that are unrepeatable. But birth photography is not cheap, and there are many reasons for […]

The outside of St. Michael Medical Center's Family Birth Center in Silverdale, Washington at night with the lights of Family Birth Center lit up.

This is the first and most common question I get when I’m in a consultation for birth photography. And understandably so! You want to understand when and how to contact your birth photographer so that they won’t miss the birth and arrive at the right time! If you have hired me or another birth photographer […]

There are so many honest misconceptions about birth photography that I could go on all day! Let’s be honest, what first comes to mind when you think of birth photography? I’m pretty confident that any concern you’re thinking of is addressed in at least one of these 10 misconceptions. If you missed it, the first […]

“You mean, you ACTUALLY take photos of the birth?” This is something I hear often when I say that I’m a birth photographer. Even though birth photography is becoming more common, there are still some honest misconceptions about birth photography. I get it. I even thought some of the same things myself at one point. […]

Are you wondering what to wear during labor and for great birth photos? This is actually a commonly asked question during birth photography consultations. To be honest, you really just want to wear what makes you feel most comfortable. In fact, the more you labor, the less you will care. And frankly, you’ll need to […]

There are many great reasons to hire a birth photographer, but are you wondering if hiring a birth photographer is really worth it? Will your partner be onboard with hiring a professional to photograph your birth? I know firsthand how it can feel like an unnecessary splurge when your partner could just take a few […]